Barcelona 27 Feb - 2 Mar 2017

So You’ve Registered, What’s Next?


So… you’ve registered to attend MWC. Congratulations! You’re going to be present for the year’s best mobile event. But perhaps you’re wondering what to do now, to prepare for a great event. Here’s what we recommend to have the best possible MWC experience:

Special Offer for MWC Registrants

LinkedIn Premium 3 Month Free Trial

For over two years, LinkedIn has been a valued partner of Mobile World Congress and has provided our attendees an enhanced networking experience. This year, LinkedIn is pleased to provide even more value to our MWC17 attendees. Simply by connecting your My MWC and LinkedIn accounts, you’re eligible for a two-month free trial of LinkedIn Premium. LinkedIn Premium makes it easier to build relationships with the right people using exclusive tools and insights.

Access this offer today by connecting your accounts through your registration account or your My MWC Event App and then start networking for MWC17.

Terms & Conditions: Offer is non-transferable and is only available to new LinkedIn Premium accounts. Accounts must be connected before 2 March 2017 to be eligible for this offer.

Hotels & Travel

Book Your Hotel

We encourage participants to book hotels through our official Accommodation Partner, b network, to avoid the potential for fraud. There are many hotels to choose from in the city of Barcelona, but only 35 will offer our unique Ambassadors service. During MWC event days, the GSMA is providing specially trained GSMA Ambassadors will provide attendees with assistance as well as a plethora of information surrounding the event.

New and Improved Travel Discounts

We are excited to offer MWC attendees new travel discounts and programmes through our partnerships with Delta, Emirates and SkyTeam. Get complete details on the 2017 travel benefits available and book your travel to Barcelona today!

Plan your Stay in Barcelona

We are excited to offer MWC attendees new travel discounts and programmes through our partnerships with Delta, Emirates and SkyTeam. Get complete details on the 2017 experience Barcelona while you’re there! Our fabulous host city has fantastic restaurants and amazing sights you won’t want to miss.

Collecting Your Badge

Save Time at Badge Collection

Complete all four registration steps before your arrival to ensure you’re ‘Good to Go’ and able to zip through badge collection quickly. We strongly advise collecting your badge before arriving at Fira Gran Via to avoid waiting to enter the industry’s biggest and most exciting event. For more information on how you can save time collecting your badge with our ever expanding network of locations, click here.

Gain a World-Class Education

Sign up for Partner-led Programmes

Partner Programmes offer MWC attendees the opportunity to gain valuable knowledge from top organisations. Explore new programme initiatives, market trends, and product launches and announcements and more!

Learn more about the partner programmes slated for 2017 and register to attend these visionary sessions.

Attend GSMA Seminars

GSMA Seminars offer a unique opportunity to hear from industry experts and further your knowledge in the topical areas that really matter to the industry. The areas to be covered in 2017 include Connected Living, e-Sim, GSMA Marketplace, Mobile Connect, Mobile for Development, Mobile World Capital, Network 2020, and Privacy.


Women4Tech is GSMA’s new programme being introduced at MWC 2017 to help close the gender gap and elevate the voice of women in the mobile industry. Events include the Women4Tech Summit, Speed Coaching & Networking Session, Hack_D_Gap Global Challenge, Awards presentation, Panel Discussions and more.

Upgrade Your Pass

Make the most of your MWC experience by upgrading your Exhibition Visitor Pass to take advantage of networking opportunities, the thought-leadership conference, keynote addresses, the Global Mobile Awards and much more.

Networking @ #MWC17

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 each evening from AMD Telecom, ESET, EY, and Xaxis from 16:00-18:00.

Personalize Your MWC Experience

Register Your Children for the Mobile Explorers Club

This year as part of YoMo, the Youth Mobile Festival, children from 8 to 15 can experience an interactive, educational programme at Mobile Explorers Club while you attend Mobile World Congress.

Join a Guided Tour

MWC Tours allow MWC attendees and make new connections, learn more about the topic and gain new resources that can help you meet your goals. You will be led by an industry expert and visit exhibitors that will educate you on the topic, provide insights, and inspire your thinking. Add MWC Tours to your experience now!

Stay Up to Date

Download the Event App

Download the newly improved My MWC Event App and access all the event information from the palm of your hands.

Connect with Us Via Social Media

#MWC17 is sure to be trending! Stay connected via your favourite social media channel and share your experience throughout the event.

Get the Latest Updates Via the MWC Blog

Follow our blog as we provide regular information from insiders tips to event details to taking a look behind the scenes.

Sign-up for SMS Notifications

Occasionally we have very important updates that we want to deliver during the event. Update your profile and opt-in to SMS Text Messages to ensure that we can deliver you important onsite information.