Dubai Expo 2020 - Unique opportunity for students

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Starting 1st October 2021, Haaga-Helia is taking part in the largest World Expo in The United Arab Emirates, the first World Expo to be held in the Middle East. Haaga-Helia is inviting students to take part in this opportinity and gain incredible work experience in Dubai.

Dubai Expo 2020 is from 1st October 2021 to 31st March 2022.

A World Expo is a large international exhibition designed to highlight achievements of nations, to promote their innovations and progress, as well as educate and entertain visitors. 

Dubai Expo 2020 is expected to attract many visitors, also from overseas. Located on a site between Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the expo carries the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”. 

Haaga-Helia World Expo Academy – empowering Dubai pavilion personnel 

Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences is one of the Official Key Partners at the Dubai World Expo and is responsible for training the Finnish Pavilion personnel. Together with Business Finland Expo team we will recruit Haaga-Helia students to join in the Dubai World Expo Academy. After completing the Academy courses, selected students will support Finland Pavilion partners in Dubai as Pavilion Guides and VIP Hosts. 

Haaga-Helia students will be recruited from February 2021 and the training will kick off in autumn 2021. Major themes and contents in the Academy will be business & partner knowledge, culture know-how and hospitality and customer service.
 
Some of the participating companies and organizations from Finland are:
KONE CorporationOutotecWärtsiläFiskars GroupNokiaISKUFinnairSITRA

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Our World Expo Team

JOUNI AHONEN 
Vice President and Commercial Director of Haaga-Helia

KITI HÄKKINEN 
Program Director
 
PÄIVI KÄRI-ZEIN 
Senior Lecturer 

SALLA URSIN 
Senior Lecturer 

MONIKA BIRKLE 
Senior Lecturer 

PASI TUOMINEN 
Senior Lecturer

Do you have any questions? Contact
Avnee
Garg
Specialist
Specialist, Education Export
+358 294471401
Avnee.Garg-Kaljunen@haaga-helia.fi