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My MWC event app

On January 20, 2017

With only 6 weeks to go, make sure your MWC experience is a breeze. Download the official My MWC event app. Completely redesigned for MWC17 edition, you can find everything MWC-related in one place. The app will help you explore …


Grow your connections

On January 16, 2017

Expanding your professional network in this day and age has become much easier with social networking sites. With the click of a few buttons, you can build your professional identity online, grow your connections, and even like a post on …


MWC Tours

On January 12, 2017

If you’re looking for an opportunity to focus your time and energy on the topics and people who can help expand your knowledge, then we’ve got just the thing! MWC Tours are guided by dynamic industry experts who share perspectives …


Up, up and away

On January 10, 2017

Planning on getting away to Barcelona for MWC? We’ve got you covered…whether you need a need a place to stay, flight discounts or planning activities while you’re in town. We’ve done the hard work for you, so simplify your travel …



On January 5, 2017

One of the great things about Mobile World Congress is seeing all the new technology and ideas on full display where the next great innovation could emerge. Startups provide a large bevy of innovative ideas and the best place to …


Happy New Year

On January 3, 2017

We hope you enjoyed the holidays and are ready for a wonderful 2017. It’s been a productive year here at the GSMA, and we’re working around the clock so we can bring you another amazing MWC.  January is an important …


Happy Holidays!

On December 22, 2016

As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our business. We here at the GSMA are deeply thankful and extend to you our best wishes for …


Generate buzz

On December 20, 2016

Need a platform to make yourself heard? Are you trying to build buzz for your company at Mobile World Congress? Here are some excellent sponsorship and advertising opportunities still remaining that might help you increase the attention around your name …


eBrochure is live!

On December 12, 2016

Want to know what Mobile World Congress 2017 is all about? Need a guide for everything related to MWC in one place? Look no further, the eBrochure is your answer. The eBrochure is an online digital tool containing all the …



On December 7, 2016

We work in a highly dynamic, ever-changing industry but unfortunately there’s one thing that is not keeping pace with change. Men outnumber women in the telecommunications sector, especially in the most senior level positions. Companies with a gender-diverse workforce are …