MN Falls Short on World Expo Bid 16 Nov 17

(Learfield News Service/Paris, France) Minnesota fell short in its bid to host the World Expo in 2023.

Argentina was selected Wednesday as the host country of the event, also beating out Poland.

It has been more than 30 years since North America has hosted either a World Fair or World Expo.

Officials say the three-month event is expected to draw more than 10 million visitors.