One of the most sought-after and major professional events in Barcelona is about to take place. From the 25th to the 28th of February, the Catalan capital will host some of the most influential actors of the technology sector worldwide. Mobile World Congress Barcelona is the essential meeting that makes Barcelona of the main technology hobs in the world.
About Mobile World Congress Barcelona
MWC Barcelona (formerly known as Mobile World Congress) is the most important mobile event in the world. It gathers the latest innovations and leading-edge technology from over 2,400 leading companies. It proposes a complete programme of highly-rated conferences assembling today’s visionaries to explore the hottest topics influencing the industry.
The event also features extensive learning opportunities from dozens of partner-led programmes, GSMA seminars, summits and more. Everything you need to know about the industry, today and beyond can be found here.
With over 107,000 key decision-makers expected to attend, MWC is an opportunity for the attendees to expand their professional network and achieve some goals.
For a better insight, check out last year’s highlights:
MWC19 Event Theme
The theme of this year’s event is ‘Intelligent Connectivity’ – term used to describe the powerful combination of flexible, high-speed 5G networks, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and big data. Intelligent connectivity marks the beginning of a new era defined by highly contextualised and personalised experiences, delivered when and where you want them. This is the future of the industry and our world.
Within Intelligent Connectivity, there are 8 core themes this year’s event will focus its content on:
- Connectivity – Sponsored by VMware
- Industry 4.0 – Sponsored by Citi
- Immersive Content
- Disruptive Innovation
- Digital Wellness
- Digital Trust
- The Future
An exhaustive programme
Some of the main companies present at Mobile World Congress Barcelona are Huawei, Airbus, Samsung or IBM. During four days, a copious agenda of conferences, seminars and labs is awaiting the attendees. The participation of an array of notable speakers such as Cher Wang (founder and CEO of HTC), Rich Williams (CEO of Groupon) or Anjali Sud (CEO of Vimeo) will take the microphone to participate in some of the events.
Buy your pass here
Get your pass here and make your choice among the various pass types.
Most events will take place at Fira Gran Via in Hospitalet de Llobregat, 4 kms away from the centre of Barcelona.
However, few events such as 4YFN will take place in Fira Montjuïc near plaza España
Where to stay?
After this marathon, you will need the adequate place to relax with a homey feeling and all the comfort for recharging the batteries at the end of the day. Find the ideal accommodation among our selection of high-end apartments in Barcelona. More importantly, remember that willing the best during this kind of events is not a whim.