The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide. Spanning more than 220 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators with more than 230 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organisations in industry sectors such as financial services, healthcare, media, transport and utilities. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as the Mobile World Congress and Mobile Asia Expo.
Mobile World Congress
Held each February in the Mobile World Capital of Barcelona, Spain, the GSMA Mobile World Congress provides the planet’s best venue for mobile industry networking, business opportunities and deal-making. It includes a world-class conference, an exhibition with more than 1,500 companies, App Planet, mPowered Brands, and the Global Mobile Awards, which recognise the most innovative solutions and initiatives from around the world.
In 2012, Mobile World Congress hosted more than 67,000 mobile professionals from 205 countries. Of these, more than 56% of these were C-Level executives, and 10,000 were mobile developers as part of App Planet. Learn more at www.mobileworldcongress.com.
Mobile Asia Expo
Mobile is connecting the world in a dramatic and breath-taking fashion. It bridges generations, builds communities, ignites ideas and tears down the barriers which separate us. Mobile Asia Expo will accelerate this effect by showcasing the mobile trends and solutions that will transform our lives today and tomorrow. It includes an international technology exhibion, thought-provoking conference programme, GSMA Connected City and so much more. Held each year in Shanghai, Mobile Asia Expo is Asia’s best mobile industry event. Learn more at www.mobileasiaexpo.com.