FAQ

General MWC information

When will Mobile World Congress 2015 occur?

Mobile World Congress 2015 will take place 2-5 March 2015.

Where does the show take place?

The event will once again take place at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain. Additional activities will take place at Fira Montjuïc. Click here for more details.

What languages are spoken?

All event communications and signage are in English.

Hotels & Travel

Should I wait to book hotel and airline reservations in case prices come down?

We recommend booking hotel and airline sooner, rather than later. With airline flights, you’ll find the best flight options and more seat availability the earlier you book. With hotel rooms, the sooner you book the better the location you’ll secure. We strongly recommend you book your travel using our official travel partners, b network and Star Alliance. Not only are they very familiar with our event, they’re trusted partners who will ensure a seamless, guaranteed experience.

Not yet sure of your exact plans and therefore when to arrive? Most attendees arrive into Barcelona the weekend before the show, in order to pick up their badge and familiarise themselves with the venue before the event begins. Mobile World Congress events officially begin Monday morning, 2 March.

How do I get an international visa invitation letter?

If you require an invitation letter to enter Spain, you’ll have the option to request one while you are registering for the event.

Does Mobile World Congress provide a shuttle service between Fira Gran Via and local hotels?

Official Hotel Shuttle buses are provided for attendees who have booked hotels through our official agency b network (formerly known as Barcelona Business Pass) and where public transport is not available.

Registration & Passes

Is there an age requirement to attend Mobile World Congress?

Yes – all attendees must be 16 years or older. Any requests for visitors under the age of 16 must be put in writing to registration@mobileworldcongress.com prior to the event. Those under the age of 16 will not be able to enter the venue without GSMA’s prior written approval.

Can I register on-site?

Certainly! However, we strongly recommend you register before arrival in Barcelona to avoid queues.

Speakers

I submitted a proposal in the Call for Papers process. When will I be notified if I was chosen to speak?

Our speaker management team will contact you to advise whether your proposal has been accepted, no later than two months before the event begins.

I’m speaking; do I register myself for Mobile World Congress?

Conference and keynote speakers will be contacted directly by the speaker management team with instructions on how to register.

If you are speaking at an event or programme other than the official Conference programme, please contact the organiser for that event for instructions on how to register.