Where & When

We know these are the first questions you want answered.

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When is it?

Mobile World Congress occurs at the end of February each year. Our 2016 event will begin Monday, 22 February and continue through Thursday, 25 February.

If you’re an early-bird planning your travel, we encourage attendees to arrive in Barcelona and collect their badges over the weekend prior to the event, 20-21 February.

EVENT HOURS & VENUE ACCESS

Halls 5, 6, 7, 8.0 & 8.1 App Planet
Note: Exhibitors have different entry times for the event; see the Online Event Manual for more information. The below opening hours also apply to meeting rooms located inside these halls.

Date Hours
22 Feb 09:00 – 19:00
23 Feb 09:00 – 19:00
24 Feb 09:00 – 19:00
25 Feb 09:00 – 16:00

Halls 1,2,3, Congress Square, the Upper Walkway & Daily Meeting rooms in 8.1 and CC1
Note: Exhibitors have different entry times for the event; see the Online Event Manual for more information.

Date Hours
22 Feb 07:30 – 22:00
23 Feb 07:30 – 22:00
24 Feb 07:30 – 22:00
25 Feb 07:30 – 16:00

Hall 4

Date

Hall Hours

Conference Sessions
22 Feb 08:00 – 19:00 09:15 – 18:45
23 Feb 08:00 – 19:00 09:15 – 18:45
24 Feb 08:00 – 19:00 09:15 – 18:45
25 Feb 08:00 – 16:00 09:30 – 16:00

Registration

Date

Barcelona Airport
T1 & T2B

Sants Estacio & Passeig de Gracia

Fira Gran Via
17 Feb N/A 12:00 – 20:00 N/A
18 Feb N/A 12:00 – 20:00 N/A
19 Feb 07:00 – 00:00 12:00 – 20:00 N/A
20 Feb 07:00 – 00:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 18:00
21 Feb 07:00 – 00:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00
22 Feb 07:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 20:00
23 Feb 07:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 16:00 07:30 – 19:00
24 Feb N/A N/A 07:30 – 19:00
25 Feb N/A N/A 07:30 – 16:00

All opening hours are provisional. Please visit the Badge Collection page for up-to-date information.

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Where is it?

Mobile World Congress takes place in Barcelona, Spain, at two venues, Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc.

Fira Gran Via is is a cutting-edge exhibition and conference facility located 10 km from the Barcelona airport. In addition to Mobile World Congress, the venue hosts many world-class events throughout the year.

The physical address of the venue is:

Fira Gran Via
Av. Joan Carles I,
64 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat,
Barcelona

Unless otherwise noted, all events take place at Fira Gran Via. However, selected events, including 4YFN, will take place at Fira Montjuïc, a venue 4 km down the road.

Fira Montjuïc
Avda. Reina Maria Cristina,
s/n 08004
Barcelona

Please do not send any MWC materials or shipments to the above addresses as they will be refused.