SHANGHAI (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The USA Pavilion organizers announced that Citi has joined as a Global Sponsor of the USA Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. The announcement was made at a signing ceremony in Shanghai, attended by José H. Villarreal, United States Commissioner General to the Shanghai World Expo, Ellen R. Eliasoph, Co-Founder of the USA Pavilion, and Andrew Au, Chief Executive Officer of Citi China.
The 2010 Shanghai World Expo will be held from May 1 through October 31, 2010. It is expected that some 70 million people will attend, 95% of whom will be from Mainland China. This will be the first time China has hosted a world expo, and more than 190 nations have committed to participate.
At over 60,000 square feet, the USA Pavilion will be one of the largest national pavilions at the Expo. With the theme of “Rise to the Challenge”, it will showcase American culture, values, innovation and business in China‟s most dynamic city, while celebrating the friendship and cooperation between the U.S. and China.
–by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers