Mobile World Congress 2017

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Date/Time
27 February 2017 - 2 March 2017
09:00 - 19:00

Location
Fira Gran Via

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s biggest and best mobile industry event comprising of a massive exhibition, an award-winning conference, outstanding networking opportunities, partner programs, the Glomo Awards and much, much more.

MWC is a B2B event for anyone and everyone in mobile and those in adjacent industries who want to discover how mobile technology can benefit their industries. In short, anyone in business will find relevant learning and networking opportunities to make the trip to Barcelona worthwhile.

Overview

The mobile industry continues to be characterized by high levels of growth and opportunity, and as the industry becomes more dynamic, the opportunities within it increase in equal amount, as do the challenges. In 2017, the Mobile World Congress conference program will provide an essential, in-depth coverage of the contemporary and future mobile industry, highlighting specific areas of growth and opportunity.

Running across the full length of the Mobile World Congress, the 2017 conference program will continue to be a central focus for the event, challenging and educating delegates whilst covering the latest technological developments, next generation services and growth strategies.

During next year’s event they are introducing a new conference format to include more sessions and enable an increased, in-depth analysis of the topics and trends that are shaping the mobile industry in 2017 and beyond. From the keynote program to topic focused conference sessions, thought leaders from the most important companies in the mobile and adjacent industries will be represented across the four days of the event.

Click here to see full Conference Agenda

Key Speakers

The conference program at GSMA is award-winning, insightful and features many of the major players from the mobile ecosystem. Some of these exciting speakers have been announced in the past weeks, but recently we added some new notable names to our keynote lineup. They represent various mobile companies, adjacent sectors and even some government organizations, see a few of the inspirational speakers below. Over a dozen speakers have been publicized, to view all of them, click here.

 

  • Eric Xu (Xu Zhijun), Deputy Chairman of the Board, Rotating CEO, Huawei
  • Stéphane Richard, CEO and Chairman, Orange
  • Alexey Moiseenkov, Founder and CEO, Prisma Labs, Inc.
  • Denis Sverdlov, CEO, Roborace and Charge
  • Masayoshi Son, Founder, Chairman and CEO, SoftBank
  • David Nabarro, Special Adviser of the United Nations Secretary-General on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
  • Ajit Pai, Chairman, U.S. Federal Communications Commission

Locations

Mobile World Congress takes place each year in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona, Spain, at two venues: Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc.

Fira Gran Via is a cutting-edge exhibition and conference facility located just 10 km from the Barcelona airport. The physical address of the venue is:

Fira Gran Via
Av. Joan Carles I, 64 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at Fira Gran Via. However, selected events, including 4YFN, will take place at Fira Montjuïc, a historical venue 4 km down the road.

Fira Montjuïc
Avda. Reina Maria Cristina, s/n 08004 Barcelona

Registration and Fees

  • E.V.P – € 799
    • My MWC Networking
    • Exhibition
    • 4 Years From Now (@ Fira Juïc)
    • MWC Tours
    • GSMA Seminars
    • Partner Programs
  • Silver – € 2199
    • My MWC Networking
    • Exhibition
    • 4 Years From Now (@ Fira Juïc)
    • MWC Tours
    • GSMA Seminars
    • Partner Programs
    • Keynotes and Conference Sessions
    • Glomo Awards (Global Mobile Awards)
  • Gold – € 2699
    • My MWC Networking
    • Exhibition
    • 4 Years From Now (@ Fira Juïc)
    • MWC Tours
    • GSMA Seminars
    • Partner Programs
    • Keynotes and Conference Sessions
    • Glomo Awards (Global Mobile Awards)
    • GSMA Intelligence Report
    • Mobile Explorers Club (20% off posted rates)
    • VIP Networking Lounge Access
    • Conference Lunch
    • Dedicated Pre-event Customer Service
    • Preferential Conference Seating
  • Platinum – € 4999
    • My MWC Networking
    • Exhibition
    • 4 Years From Now (@ Fira Juïc)
    • MWC Tours
    • GSMA Seminars
    • Partner Programs
    • Keynotes and Conference Sessions
    • Glomo Awards (Global Mobile Awards)
    • GSMA Intelligence Report
    • Mobile Explorers Club (30% off posted rates)
    • VIP Networking Lounge Access
    • Conference Lunch
    • Dedicated Pre-event Customer Service
    • Dedicated Pre-event Customer Concierge
    • Preferential Conference Seating
    • The Platinum Experience

For more information about registration fees click here.

To register, click here.

Accommodation

b network has negotiated with the majority of the city’s hotels to provide the best possible rates to MWC and booking conditions to MWC attendees. b network’s rates are usually between 25% and 50% below direct market rates (depending on the type of room). Booking conditions applied are also more flexible than the direct market. Visit their site to see options.