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Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress

Barcelona ,Spain
Telecommunications, Computers Networks, Internet & Intranet
Organizer :
GSMC Limited
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Mobile World Congress
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The 2021 edition of Mobile World Congress will be inspiring and influencing at the later dates of June 29th – July 1st due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19. The congress will be held at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. COVID-19 health and safety measures will be a given.


Mobile World Congress is a major international exhibition that brings you the latest technological innovations and developments surrounding the mobile industry. Mobile technology is amidst a rapid expansion and transformation, which you can see in full only here.

Attending Mobile World Congress (sometimes abbreviated to MWC or seen as GSMA Mobile World Congress) is the ideal platform to hear the greatest minds and leaders in the industry take the stage with keynote speeches as well as learn what new trends will rise in popularity.

Not to mention the excellent networking mini-events organized to optimize your chances to become a rising star on the scene. On the scene since 1987, Mobile World Congress offers a comprehensive portfolio - immersive content, AI and automation alongside connectivity, digital wellness, trust and security.


Mobile World Congress is brought to Barcelona, Spain by GSMA and editions arrive every year at the end of February. Each edition runs for a total of four days and Fira Barcelona - Gran Vía is the official venue for the congress. Admissions are given to only industry insiders and so far there are no official working hours listed. Though it’s expected for proceedings to carry from 09:00 am in the morning until 18:00 pm in the afternoon.

Now it’s time to talk about getting to Fira Barcelona - Gran Vía. You don’t need to rent a car, because Barcelona is one of the cities with the best public transport system and the exhibition grounds are well-connected. You can always take the metro or find a bus line that stops near Fira Barcelona - Gran Vía.

What You Can Expect as an Exhibitor

  • Mobile World Congress is a successful procurement program and you’re sure to meet with the right, high-quality contacts to add to your professional network. You’re guaranteed to stand before a targeted audience that makes qualifying leads a simple task;
  • Mobile World Congress puts value on what comes next. This means both innovations and fostering the next generation of professionals, which is why some of the most successful programming items are the 4YFN Startup Event and the YoMo: Youth Mobile Festival;
  • Mobile World Congress is the one event that all eyes in the industry closely monitor so that gives you the dual advantage of excellent press coverage and learning about the biggest news in your sector in real time along with the rest of the world.

Audience & Statistics

Android, Huawei, Husqvarna and Wipro are only some of the major sponsors, which back up the Mobile World Congress and that in turn has brought up the attendance level and the quality of it to a whole new level.

You are one of more than 2400 exhibitors making their sales pitch in front of an audience that’s risen to over 109,000 trade visitors. But these people are not just anybody – we are talking about the higher echelons of the corporate ladder. You meet directly with CEOs, owners, other C-Levels, vice presidents, directors, attorneys and counselors. All in great numbers and with the capability to make decisions regarding purchases. After Spain, the countries with the biggest numbers to attend are the UK, the US, China, Germany, France, South Korea, Italy, Japan and Israel. 


Get started on finding accommodation for Mobile World Congress early on and consult with us on how to land the best deals on the market. We are at the forefront when it comes to accommodation for exhibitions and also offer a full service to exhibitors. You can turn to us with requests for meeting room reservations or finding the right crew to build your fair booth.

Get the most out of your trip with a hotel reservation that positions you close to the action and spares your budget. You can count on us to hunt down the best prices for hotels near Fira Barcelona - Gran Vía so that you enjoy a shorter commute and better connections to public transport. It takes only one phone consultation to book a hotel for Mobile World Congress.

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How to get to Mobile World Congress
On foot
On foot:

from Barcelona-Sants Station is 41 min walking

By car
By car:

from Barcelona-Sants Station = 12 min of a car drive (4.5 km)

from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport = 11 min drive (9.8km)

By public transport
By public transport:

from Sants Estació Station take Metro nr L5 for 3 stops to Collblanc station and change to L9S for another 3 stops to Europa (Fira) from where you need to walk another 6 min to reach your travel point. All of this will take you 20 min.

from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport take bus nr 46 to Pl Europa Station from where you need to walk aditional 450m. This jurney will take you 20 min.

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