Over past decades, Expos have been an impetus of change that promotes education, innovation and cooperation.
This display of products can be traced back to the 15th century and starting 18th century people began to adopt the true sense of an exhibition by showcasing their products and craftmanship without selling them. The World Expo in its modern sense originated during the mid-19th century and has evolved from being focused on human development to innovation and sustainability.
The First World Expo took place in London where they exhibited new production technologies and life concepts. This is where the global interest of exchanging technologies, ideas and culture began. This was followed by Expos in the United States of America, France and Vienna. During this era, the World Expos highlighted the latest inventions and achievements of industrial civilization.
During the 20th century, the World Expos moved away from being ‘technocentric’ and started to focus on human and cultural conditions. The peak of all Expos in the 20thcentury was the 1900 Paris Universal Expo, which was regarded as the “overview of a century”.