Health and Safety

Safety Measures atFira Barcelona

Safety Measures at*Fira Barcelona*<br>


To enter the venue during build up, event days and the dismantling periods, all attendees, staff, visitors and suppliers will be required to have a valid, negative rapid Covid-19 test result.

  • Everyone in the venue will be required to have a negative PCR or Antigen test result to enable their entry into the venue.
  • Tests have a maximum validity of 72 hours, giving you access into the event on the day of your test plus the 2 subsequent / following event days.
  • Tests will be linked to your Digital Badge which expires after any test period ends. Renewed testing is then required to re-enter the venue.
  • There will be an Onsite Test Centre, located in Fira Gran Via, Hall 1
  • Tests can be pre-booked and then paid for at the Test Centre
  • Tests may also be uploaded via the app, free of charge, and approved by our official health service provider. However, the approval process is subject to a waiting time which is determined by volume of submissions.
  • For more information on all the steps required to attend MWC21 safely, including test pricing and booking, please see Event Entry

If at any time during the event, you feel unwell, please go to one of the onsite first aid points or call our Hospitality medical service at + 34 901123456.

Please use this telephone line only if you are unwell. For all matters relating to MWC’s Health and Safety measures, please visit or visit our FAQs.

Social Distancing and Occupancy Monitoring

  • Using a combination of technology (Occupancy Monitoring) and on-the-ground support, the number of attendees within the venue will be monitored and controlled for effective social distancing and density control
  • We will monitor occupancy capacity along multiple dimensions, including perimeters, hall capacity, concurrent capacity, density and overall limits using a combination of technology and cameras
  • We will also minimise crowd density with additional access and exit points
  • Attendees, staff, visitors and suppliers must wear a FFP2 (Filtering Facepiece Respirators) mask, adhere to social distancing requirements, complete a daily health questionnaire assessed via the My MWC app – and make regular use of the 1,300 disinfectant dispensers placed around the venue

Hygiene and Ventilation

  • Keep in mind, at our event there will be fresh-air injection/external ventilation to significantly improve air-flow and meet the highest standards of air recirculation
  • The venue will be disinfected regularly, including stands, product samples and audio-visual equipment
  • There will be hand sanitizer stations throughout the venue
  • We will observe a touchless policy, including entry to the venue and cashless payments

Other Personal Safety Measures

  • We have increased the number and types of medical facilities on site and adapted them to meet Covid-19 requirements
  • The onsite medical facilities have been adapted to incorporate Covid-19 protocols, including the addition of isolation rooms to facilitate assessments
  • We will have increased medical personnel onsite to conduct assessments, administer PCR or rapid tests and to coordinate where necessary with Catalan health authorities
  • Face-to-face interaction areas onsite at Fira Barcelona, registration, ID verification, info points and other usual customer services, have been moved to online
  • View the Inclusive Insurance General Terms and Conditions

Returning Home

Return Home PCR Test

If required for your return journey, there are two options to book and receive a PCR Covid-19 test. Be sure you are aware of and satisfy all requirements for re-entry into your country of origin.

Option 1: You can book and receive a PCR test at our Onsite Test Centre in Fira Gran Via, Hall 1.

  • The price of the PCR test is €85 – payable at the Onsite Test Centre
  • The PCR test provided is a reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)
  • Test results are provided in 24 hours – you will receive an email with your result

    To book a PCR test at our Onsite Test Centre in Fira Gran Via, click here.

    For more information, including group voucher purchase, contact our Health Service provider Quirónprovención at [email protected] / +34 901 500 555.

    Option 2 - Need to take a PCR test for your flight home after #MWC21? We've partnered with Salutlabs to conduct PCR tests at the comfort of your hotel suite or premise.

    • The non-invasive, PCR saliva test will take only 5 minutes, and you'll receive the results within 24 hours
    • The price of the test with Salutlabs is a discounted price of €135

      Salutlabs is operational seven days a week and can accommodate last minute bookings. To book a PCR test with Salutlabs, click here.

      Still need more help?

      You can contact us at [email protected]