Badge Collection & Onsite Registration

Information you need to register at MWC 2014

About Badge Collection & Final Confirmations

Please refer to your Final Confirmation for your badge collection instructions. This will be sent to you in an email when you fully complete your registration. Alternatively, your Final Confirmation is always accessible from the GSMA app.

Download the GSMA app by entering “GSMA” in your app market and select ‘MyReg & Badge’ from within the app.

Attendees must collect their badge in person. Collecting badges on behalf of a colleague is not permitted. Photo ID is required and badges will only be given to the person who matches the name and photograph of the registration.

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Fast Track Badge Collection

If your Final Confirmation states that you are eligible for Fast Track badge collection, please bring your Final Confirmation, along with your Photo ID and a Business Card to one of the locations below.

Fast Track locations are open to you over the weekend before the event. We strongly advise you to collect your badge early at the airport or at Gran Via to avoid the rush on Monday.

  • Barcelona Airport Terminal 1
  • Barcelona Airport Terminal 2B
  • Fira Gran Via – Hall 1 (South Entrance)
  • Fira Gran Via – Hall 8 (North Entrance)

Date Barcelona Airport
T1 & T2B
Gran Via
Fri 21 Feb. 09:00 – 20:00 CLOSED
Sat 22 Feb. 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 18:00
Sun 23 Feb. 09:00 – 22:00 09:00 – 20:00
Mon 24 Feb. 07:00 – 16:00 07:00 – 20:00
Tue 25 Feb. CLOSED 07:30 – 19:00
Wed 26 Feb. CLOSED 07:30 – 19:00
Thu 27 Feb. CLOSED 07:30 – 16:00

Click here to see a map of Fast Track in Barcelona Airport Terminal 1 & 2B.
Click here to view a map of the registration locations at Fira Gran Via.

NFC Badge*

The NFC Badge will enable you to enjoy ease-of-access during MWC, passing through dedicated NFC Badge entrance lanes at the North and South Entrances without having to repeatedly show photo ID (you will only need to show official Photo ID once to validate your NFC Badge). Additionally, you may use your NFC Badge to attend conference sessions held in Hall 4, subject to having a conference eligible pass.

Download the GSMA app** by entering “GSMA” in your app market and select ‘MyReg & Badge’ from within the app (Android , Windows & iOS only).

*Note: to use the NFC Badge, your handset must be NFC-enabled and running on Android 4 or Windows Phone 8 operating systems.

For more information about the NFC Badge, please click here.

** The GSMA app also puts everything about the MWC in the palm of your hand, including:

  • Event information
  • Networking
  • Essential venue services, such as transportation and catering facilities
  • Conference schedules and speaker profiles
  • Way-finding and maps
See the NFC Badge in Action

NFC Badge Identity Validation – New for Mobile World Congress 2014

Further to the success of the NFC Badge in 2013, customers of Bouygues Telecom, Bharti Airtel, Dialog, Etisalat, KT Corp., Orange, Tata and Telstra can further streamline their entry to Mobile World Congress by participating in a trial that uses their mobile to confirm their identity. In this trial, the badge validation process uses simple information that is held by an operator, such as name and telephone number to confirm the attendee’s identity and validate the NFC badge before the attendee arrives at the event. This pre-validation of the NFC Badge via mobile will eliminate the need for having to show identity documents for entry into Fira Gran Via.

For more information on NFC Badge Identity Validation, please click here.

Photo ID

Photo ID checks will be performed when you collect your badge and every time you enter the venue thereafter*. All attendees are required to carry an original Photo ID document with them at all times. For more information on security procedures and accepted types of Photo ID, please click here.

*NFC Badge users are only required to show an official Photo ID once to validate their photo and subsequently avoid repeatedly having to show Photo ID at access.

Registration Enquiries

If you have any questions regarding registration, please click here.

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