Barcelona 27 Feb - 2 Mar 2017


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Spend 2017 with GSMA

On March 4, 2017

GSMA offers a wide range of events around the world from Mobile World Congress and MWC Shanghai, to the all-new MWC Americas and our global Mobile 360 Series.  Throughout the year, we create the biggest and best mobile industry events, …

2017 Post Events Highlights


On March 3, 2017

Thank you for joining us on our MWC17 adventure. A year from now, we will bring you another amazing Mobile World Congress from 26 February to 1 March, 2018, in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona. Join us for MWC18 for …

It’s a wrap!

On March 2, 2017

The biggest and best mobile event for 2017 is officially over and what an amazing few days it was! This year, we showcased how mobile is the force behind every emerging innovation: It is simply The Next Element. Let’s take …

MWC Shanghai Desk

On March 2, 2017

Now in its sixth year, Mobile World Congress Shanghai is the must-attend, fastest-growing industry event in Asia. In addition to the senior-level mobile industry audience the GSMA brings to each event, MWC Shanghai is unique in that it adds mobile …

Final Day of MWC17

On March 2, 2017

Although, today is the final day of MWC17. There’s still time to catch some great speakers and programmes. We still have some excellent keynotes and discussions happening today, here are a few: Keynote 11: Start Up Innovation: Innovation is the …

NEXTech Hall 8.0

On March 1, 2017

If you haven’t stopped by Hall 8.0, what are you waiting for? Immerse yourself in a world filled with the latest VR, AR, IoT, drones, robotics, AI and much more in NEXTech Hall 8.0. There are tons of cool features …

Join a Tour Today!

On March 1, 2017

Looking to learn more about the mobile industry while at MWC? If you’re looking for an opportunity to focus your time and energy on the topics and people who can help expand your knowledge while you’re here, then we’ve got …

Connect with others

On March 1, 2017

It’s Day 3 of MWC17, we hope you are making the most of it! Networking is a key reason why many attendees are here, make it effortless with the MWC event app. Link your My MWC and LinkedIn accounts to …


On February 28, 2017

Making face-to-face connections is a key benefit of attending this event. We offer a number of networking opportunities to help you maximise your experience. Tonight, we have several Targeted Networking Events that you can choose from, covering diverse subjects that …

Pokémon GO at MWC17

On February 28, 2017

Pokémon is at Mobile World Congress! GSMA has partnered with Niantic, the developer of the global hit game Pokémon GO and The Pokémon Company International to place new PokéStops and Gyms throughout MWC17. Each location highlights new features and places …