Dubai: Expo 2020 Dubai has launched BusinessConnect, a series of workshops aimed at discussing the opportunities available to the business community as a result of hosting Expo 2020, according to a statement on Wednesday.

The workshops build on a dialogue with national, regional and global corporates that began last April.

The inaugural workshop was opened by Reem Ebrahim Al Hashemi, UAE Minister of State, board representative of the Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee, and Director-General of the Bureau Dubai Expo 2020.