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U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is responsible for U.S. participation in international exhibitions, such as Expo 2020 Dubai. The Department’s Expo Unit in the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in Washington, D.C. manages U.S. engagement with the Bureau of International Expositions (BIE), organizes U.S. participation at overseas Expos (also known as World’s Fairs), and mobilizes international support for U.S. candidacies to host Expos.

The U.S. Consulate General Dubai’s Expo Unit is a temporary office created to support U.S. participation in Expo 2020 Dubai.

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The Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is responsible for the United States’ participation in international exhibitions. The Department’s Expo Unit manages United States engagement and participation in World Expos.

The Department considers Expo 2020 Dubai an excellent opportunity to showcase American leadership and ingenuity inspired by the freedom to innovate in all sectors.

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Thinkwell Group

Thinkwell Group, based in Los Angeles is an award winning, global design and production agency which creates customized, content driven experiences in the physical world.

They have been contracted by the Department of State to design and install all USA Pavilion exhibits that will tell the Pavilion’s story of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of the Future.


TVG is a subsidiary of Thinkwell and is a specialist in Expo operations and retail. They will manage the co-ordination of staff, VIP/Business Program, food & beverage, gift store and supply chain.

TVG will also deliver the United States National Day and provide media and communications and outreach programs working collaboratively with the Pavilion’s stakeholders, partners and sponsors.

Global Ties U.S.

Global Ties U.S. supports the largest citizen diplomacy network in the United States, and has 60 years of experience implementing international exchange programs that build lasting relationships between leaders in government, business, and civil society around the world.

Global Ties U.S. is recruiting Cultural Performers and Youth Ambassadors to demonstrate the rich, cultural diversity of the United States at the USA Pavilion.