ASTANA – Astana EXPO 2017 organisers predict that the exhibition will receive approximately 5 million visits over three months. The organisers offer Kazakhstan’s entrepreneurs the opportunity to take part in the selection of commercial services for the event in Astana.
It is planned to organise the following services and sell the following products: pharmacy, excursions and tours, entertainments, beauty salons, payment services, vending machines, printing, manufacturing and installation services, design services and 3D-visualisation, rental of office equipment, photo and video and installation, car rental, translation services, studio, flower arranging, legal services, consulting and accounting services.
“According to our registration dossier, five million visits – is the number of people who will pass through our exhibition for three months. We are talking about 55,000 visits a day and this number will reach up to 110,000 visits on weekends and holidays,” said Deputy Director of Commercialisation Department of Astana EXPO 2017 national company Ilya Urazakov.
He noted that many people will come to Kazakhstan not only to work, but to have a good time and get acquainted with the country.
“We, as organisers of the exhibition, have to create the most comfortable, safe and interesting conditions. For this purpose, our department has developed a commercialisation programme,” Urazakov said.
He forecasts that 5,000-10,000 people will be employed at that exhibition and considers that EXPO 2017 is a great opportunity for Kazakhstan’s business to make money.
The selection process of the service and goods providing companies will be simple and transparent. Any company has the right to participate in the commercialisation.
Regarding the commercial and financial conditions, he said that two forms are provided for the companies.
The international specialised exhibition will be held in Astana from June 10 to Sept. 10, 2017. Arrival of participants to the expo area and the start of preparatory works is planned for December 2016.