BUILDING UP TO 2023
150,000 visitors expected to attend the Expo in 2023
This decade, the resident population of Sunderland City Centre will double, from around 2,500 to 5,000.
An online community of 200,000 people will engage with Expo over the three-year programme.
The number of people employed in Sunderland City Centre is projected to increase from 12,000 to 18,000 this decade.
Residents of the North East of England, the primary event catchment area.
This is a unique event.