mPowered Industries

Industry Vertical Conferences Focused on Mobile Presented by Industry Domain Leaders

New for 2014!

We’re excited to introduce a new Mobile World Congress programme: mPowered Industries. This programme comprises a range of vertical industry conferences and exhibits and is led by well-known and highly regarded industry domain leaders.

mPowered Industries began with an exciting and well-attended Keynotes programme on Monday, 24 February 2014 and featured speakers from BBC, Walmart, Marriott, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and more! Click here for more details.

We’ve enhanced and diversified our content and delivery approach to match the information, insights and solutions needs of key industry verticals. The mPowered Industries vertical conference and exhibition programme take place at Fira Montjuïc and are integrated with Mobile World Congress at Fira Gran Via.

Featured Partners:

Congress Attendees can attend a Partner Conference for a nominal upgrade fee – click on the Partner links below to learn more and to register. See table below for the benefits associated with each individual partner’s pass.

Online Travel
Marketing &
Advertising Vertical
mPI Benefits Location: Fira Montjuïc
Mon 24 February mPI @ MWC Montjuïc Keynotes (Hall M5)
Featuring speakers from: BBC, Walmart, Marriott, the
World Health Organisation (WHO) and more!
mPI Keynotes are open to all Congress Attendees on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tue 25 February –
Wed 26 February
mPI @ MWC Montjuïc Exhibition (Hall M8)
Mobile Media Summit Conference* NABShow
Additional Benefits Location: Fira Gran Via
Mon 24 February –
Thu 27 February
MWC Exhibition
MWC Featured Programmes (application or additional fees may be required)
GSMA Seminar (first come, first served)
My MWC (Network, schedule meetings, plan your agenda and more)
*Conference Programme access limited to the specific Partner’s pass

Who Attends?

Online Travel
Marketing & Advertising
  • Health & Social Care Providers
  • Medical Devices 
  • Governmental Health Departments
  • Mobile Operators
  • Pharma, IT, Big Data Companies
  • Public & Private Insurance
  • Universities & Research Centers
  • Patients Organisations
  • Airlines
  • Hotel Groups
  • Online Travel Agents  
  • Car Rentals
  • Social Media Giants
  • Brands
  • Agencies
  • Media Publishers
  • App Developers
  • Tech Companies
  • Broadcasters, Telco, Mobile Operators
  • Content creators, TV Networks, Studios, Distributors

Fira Montjuïc Maps

mPowered Industries 2014 will take place at Fira Montjuic in Barcelona Spain from 24-26 February, 2014.

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Fira Montjuïc Travel Options

New for 2014! Fira Gran Via/Fira Montjuïc Shuttle

FREE Fira Gran Via/Fira Montjuïc Shuttle

  • New for 2014! We will operate a continuous free shuttle between the two Mobile World Congress venues: Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc.
  • Fira Gran Via/ Fira Montjuic Shuttle will be operational:
    • Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 February
      • 1 bus every 6 minutes from 07:00 – 10:00
      • 1 bus every 15 minutes from 10:00 – 18:00
      • 1 bus every 6 minutes from 18:00 – 21:00
    • Thursday 27 February  
      • 1 bus every 6 minutes from 07:00 – 10:00
      • 1 bus every 15 minutes from 10:00 – 16:00
  • The estimated journey time from one venue to the other is 20 minutes approx. during peak hours.

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In-Town Transport to Fira Montjuïc


By Metro

Free Transport Passes:

  • All mPowered Industries attendees using public transportation will receive a free transportation pass valid for the four event days (Monday-Thursday). Transportation passes will be distributed when picking up event badges at all registration locations during the weekend prior to the Event, as well as at the transport pass desk in the South Entrance in Gran Via venue, from Monday to Thursday.
  • The transport pass is valid for unlimited combined journeys using any means of transport within Zone 1 (includes Barcelona city and Fira Gran Via), using Metro, Bus and Train systems.
  • One Free Public Transport Pass per mPowered Industries attendee. In the event of loss or damage, replacements will not be provided.
  • The Barcelona Metro connects directly to Fira Montjuïc. Riders should take the Metro to Plaça Espanya (Red Line, L1) or (Green Line, L3).

For further information about Barcelona’s Metro system, as well as route and station information, please consult the TMB website.

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By Taxi

  • Taxis are reasonably priced and easy to find both near the venue and around town. Please click here for information about taxi fares.
  • Please call +34 934 208 088 if you require a taxi for people with reduced mobility.
  • New for 2014! Download the Official Taxi App for iOS and Android devices. The app allows users to calculate estimated time, distance and fares for taxis in the metropolitan Barcelona area. Click here for more information.

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FGC Train

FGC trains are particularly useful for linking inland towns to Fira Montjuïc. The following lines will lead you to the venue:

  • – Espanya/Martorell-enllaç
  • – Plaça Espanya/Olesa
  • – Plaça Espanya/Manresa
  • – Plaça Espanya/Can Ros
  • – Plaça Espanya/Igualada

The terminal station of each line is the stop “Plaça Espanya”. For further information please consult the FGC website.

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By Bus

  • There is an extensive bus network. The bus stops will have the bus line maps displayed.
  • Click here for information on which Bus Lines allow access to the Fira Montjuïc venue.

For further information please consult the TMB Website.

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Airport Transportation


By Aerobus

  • The Aerobus departs from both Terminals, and ends at Plaça Espanya:
    • At Terminal 1, stops are located outside the T1 Arrivals area (P0) and the Departures area (P3). Take Bus Route A1
    • At Terminal 2, the stop is located in front of the Joan Miró mural
  • Bus frequency: every 5 to 15 minutes from 06:00 to 01:00.
  • Approximate journey time: 20 minutes to Plaça Espanya.
  • Cost: 5,90 € for a single trip. Tickets are available from ticket machines or may be purchased from the driver.

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By Taxi

  • Taxi stands are located in front of both T1 and T2 terminals.
  • Information about fares and additional charges are available to view on the window of the taxi. Please click here for taxi fare information.
  • Taxi fares include a service charge, so tipping is not expected.
  • Not all taxis accept credit card payments; verify whether credit cards are accepted before leaving the airport.

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By Car

  • The best option is to take C-31, Gran Via, Plaça Espanya.
  • Approximate journey time: 15 minutes.

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By Train

  • The train links the airport with the city centre, stopping at Barcelona Sants Railway Station. Approximate journey time: 19 minutes.
  • The airport station is situated opposite T2, and is connected to this terminal via an air bridge. There is also a free shuttle bus service between the RENFE station and T1.
  • Frequency of the service: every 25 minutes.
  • Train timetables are available here.

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By Bus

  • During the DAY: Public Bus #46 departs from the airport approximately every 15 minutes from Terminal T1.
  • At NIGHT: Between the hours of 21:50 to 04:40, take “NitBus N17″. This bus departs every 20 minutes from Terminal T1.
  • Cost: 2,00 € for a single single trip.
  • Both listed bus lines have a stop approximately 50 metres from Fira Gran Via.
  • The total journey between the airport and city centre takes about 50 minutes, as the bus makes multiple stops during the journey, including a stop in Plaça Espanya.

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mPowered Industries Programme Hours

Date Visitors
Monday, 24 February 14:00 – 17:15
Tuesday, 25 February 09:00 – 19:00
Wednesday, 26 February 09:00 – 19:00

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