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General MWC Information

General MWC Information

When does MWC Barcelona 2019 occur?

MWC Barcelona 2019 will take place Monday, 25 February through Thursday, 28 February, 2019, in Barcelona, Spain.

Attendees should collect their badge at the airport or one of our city centre locations in advance of the event opening, as services at the venue are limited.

Where does MWC take place?

The event takes place at Fira Gran Via conference facility in Barcelona, Spain. Additional activities will take place at Fira Montjuïc, located 2 kms away. Access the address and more information .

What languages are spoken?

Nearly every language is spoken at the event — we have attendees from more than 200 countries. However, all event communications and signage are in English.

Hotels & Travel

Hotels & Travel

Do you provide shuttles between Fira Gran Via and local hotels?

Official Hotel Shuttle buses are provided free-of-charge for attendees who have booked hotels through our official accommodation provider, b network, and where public transport is not available. Many, many hotels are conveniently accessed by the Barcelona Metro and FGC trains.

How do I get an international visa invitation letter?

If you require an invitation letter to enter Spain, you’ll have the option to request one while you are registering for the event.

Should I wait to book hotel and airline reservations in case prices come down?

We recommend booking hotel and flights sooner rather than later. With airlines, you’ll find the best flight options and more seat availability the earlier you book. With hotel rooms, the sooner you book the better the location you’ll secure. We strongly recommend you book your travel using our official travel partner, b network. Not only are they very familiar with our event, they’re trusted partners who will ensure a seamless, guaranteed experience.

Not yet sure of your exact plans or when to arrive? Most attendees arrive into Barcelona the weekend before the show, in order to pick up their badge and familiarise themselves with the venue and transport routes before the event begins. MWC events officially begin Monday morning, 25 February 2019.



I submitted a proposal in the call for speakers process. When will I be notified if I was chosen to speak?

Our speaker management team will contact you to advise whether your proposal has been accepted, no later than two months before the event begins.

I’m speaking; do I register myself for Mobile World Congress?

Conference and keynote speakers will be contacted directly by the speaker management team with instructions on how to register.

If you are speaking at an event or programme other than the official Conference programme, please contact the organiser for that event for instructions on how to register.