26 February - 1 March 2018

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Onsite Activities

Here are just a few of the fun and exciting activities that you can participate in at MWC 2018!

SDGs in Action app brings exclusive content to MWC!

As part of the mobile industry’s continuing commitment to supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the SDGs in Action app raises awareness about the Goals, gives the latest news and updates on progress towards the Goals from the GSMA and our partners, and allows users to take their own actions.
Download SDGsinAction to access an exclusive augmented reality address from GSMA Director-General, Mats Granryd welcoming visitors to MWC18. App now available in 6 languages!
Learn more: www.gsma.com/betterfuture.

The BMW Personal CoPilot Experience

BMW will showcase a new dimension – and vision – of autonomous driving: the BMW Personal CoPilot Experience. Rethinking mobility and coming up with groundbreaking solutions for the automotive challenges of the future is the goal the BMW Group has set itself. Hail your own car via the BMW Personal CoPilot app and it will pick you up autonomously and take you wherever you want to go! Join BMW in the Zone 5 Networking Garden.

The Stage is Set for the 23rd Glomo Awards!

The mobile industry’s most coveted, eagerly awaited and longest established awards are building toward their 23rd year at Mobile World Congress 2018. We’ll be revealing the winners and presenting the industry’s most coveted awards on live TV. See all 38 awards in eight categories at #MWC18. The Global Mobile Awards highlight the latest technologies, products and services impacting the mobile industry.

NEXTech Hall 8.0 is the Future

Hall 8.0 will focus on next generation technology, an area dedicated to the most forward thinking, innovative companies currently disrupting the mobile ecosystem. The hall will add an incredible new destination to the show, featuring different pavilions dedicated to specific technologies and platforms such as VR/AR, robotics, drones, cognitive computing, artificial intelligence spaces and more. See the latest cutting-edge technology of the future at NEXTech!

South Village Concerts

Enjoy live music and refreshments, nightly in the new South Village from 17:00 – 19:30. In collaboration with SEAT and Primavera Sound, we are excited to bring Barcelona’s vibrant music scene to Mobile World Congress. Attendees can enjoy live performances from some popular local artists, who will or have performed at the Primavera Sound Festival.

Monday – Odina and DJ Miqui Puig
Tuesday – Museless and DJ Arnau Obiols
Wednesday – Delorean and DJ Coco

Shop #MWC18

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a 17-point plan to end poverty, halt climate change and fight injustice and inequality by 2030. For 2018, the GSMA has partnered with Barcelona artists, Brosmind, to illustrate the unique role mobile is playing in supporting the SDGs. Each character creates a visual representation of the mobile industry impact in supporting the goals. Visit the Character Kiosks at the North and South entrances to purchase limited edition merchandise!

Ready, Set, Network!

For over three years, LinkedIn has been a valued partner of Mobile World Congress and has provided our attendees an enhanced networking experience. This year, LinkedIn has provided even more value to our attendees by offering a free three-month premium trial. Attendees can take advantage of this offer by connecting your My MWC and LinkedIn accounts by 1 March 2018. Connect your accounts today and start networking for MWC18.

See What’s Next for GSMA Events

Did you know GSMA offers a whole range of events around the world? Meet with our teams from MWC Shanghai, MWC Americas, and our worldwide Mobile 360 Series for a sneak peek at our 2018 offerings. We have many unique experience planned in Barcelona, exclusively for MWC attendees. Get the red carpet experience with prosecco and treats in the GSMA Events Lounge, or win a free VIP Pass to MWC Shanghai. Visit us in the Upper Walkway (3UP.10 and 5UP.10).

Attend Targeted Networking Events

Attendees can make more connections during the four-day event than in an entire year’s worth of travel. Don’t miss exciting networking events from Monday through Wednesday evening from companies such as FICO, Oath, Citi, EY, IoT Now, Ogury, Belmont Trading, and Visa from 15:30-18:00 in the Networking Gardens.

Meet & Eat

Meet & Eat gives MWC attendees the opportunity to explore and interact with the citizens of Barcelona and L’Hospitalet while enjoying the varied cultural and culinary delights Catalonia has to offer! Maximise your networking while enjoying a great taste of the city and its nightlife.

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