In 2010, Benoit Gersdorff took over the management of the restoration of the Belgian and European pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo. Due to his expertise in driving a team of nearly sixty people across three restaurants and two take-away, more than forty thousand daily visitors have discovered the wonders of Belgian cuisine in six months. The Belgian Pavilion was ranked 6th among the 246 pavilions of the World Exhibition in terms of number of visitors, and the most profitable pavilion of the entire exhibition.

In 2012, Benoit Gersdorff also managed the restoration of the Belgian Pavilion and the Monaco Pavilion at the International Expo in Yeosu, South Korea, for a three-month period.

In 2015, Benoit Gersdorff initiated the construction of the Belgian Pavilion in Milan, Italy on the theme of “feeding the planet, energy for life”. In partnership with the architect Patrick Genard, the scientist Thierry Coche, and all the Belgian universities, he worked on the architectural and scenographic realisation of the Belgian pavilion, by proposing a set of food and energy techniques: aquaponics systems, local products, photovoltaic solar panels, wind and heat pumps and waste water treatment. The Belgian Pavilion received a Special Mention in the category “Design and Building Materials”, an award for “Other Special Initiatives”.

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