The Mobile World Congress will celebrate its fourteenth edition at the end of this month. As always, it will be celebrated in Barcelona, and it will run between the 25th and 29th of February.
This Mobile World Congress is the most important global event related to this sector. And it has been taking place in our country (always in Barcelona) since 2006. Since then, the number of attendees has been increasing until the 100 thousand last few years.
In this technological space, international collaboration in the field of mobile communication is encouraged. It is the place where the largest number of presentations about innovation takes place. It generates meetings between developers, scientist and all kinds of experts, as well as investors which want to know technological advances for their enterprises.
As an example of the scope of this event, we leave some figures:
The more than 100 thousand attendees of the last edition came from about 200 different countries.
The economic impact that was calculated for the 2018 edition is about 471 million Euros. With the creation of between 13 and 15 thousand direct and indirect temporary jobs.
In the last edition there were some 2300 exhibiting companies. Of these, 56 were the companies that occupied the Spanish pavilion.
Guo Ping, rotating president of Huawei.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO.
Anjali Sud, Vimeo CEO.
Simon Segars, Arm Enterprise CEO.
Chuck Robbins, Cisco president and CEO.
James Forese, Citi president.
Rich Williams, Groupon CEO.
Cher Wang, HTC founder and CE.
There is many more, the world’s most reputable companies working in the field of mobile technology.
If you can go, take advantage of it and enjoy the experience. Above all, take the opportunity to make contacts and learn about the latest advances in mobile technology worldwide.