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NEW YORK CITY - JANUARY 7, 2016: Vintage Unisphere at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Queens was installed for the 1964 World's Fair. - Image [Shutterstock]

Expo Unit


Our Mission

The Department of State is responsible for U.S. participation in international exhibitions. The Department’s Expo Unit in the Office of the Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Office of Policy, Planning, and Resources 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.

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