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Avoid FOMO! Register now for GSMA MWC Barcelona 2023 – the world’s largest and most influential connectivity event

Avoid FOMO! Register now for GSMA MWC Barcelona 2023 – the world’s largest and most influential connectivity event

ICYMI – registration has opened for MWC Barcelona 2023 - and we cannot wait to welcome everyone to the world's largest and most influential connectivity event.

Taking place from Monday 27th February to Thursday 2nd March 2023, MWC Barcelona will bring you all the latest innovations, developments and products from the communications and technology market.

It is unrivalled in its ability to gather the movers and shakers, policymakers and thought leaders from the mobile industry.

But did you know that just under half of the people who attend MWC are from the mobile telecommunications sector? It is also the must-attend event for the broader ecosystem of players who are shaping the continuing digital transformation of the way we live and work. For example, adjacent industries like transport, finance, smart cities, manufacturing, retail, media and more.

As always, MWC Barcelona will be the place to network, make new connections, do deals and catch up on the latest digital trends. It offers world-class content, inspiring speakers, and a range of networking opportunities for everyone. Anticipation is mounting as we look forward to hosting over 2,000 exhibitors. With this many companies, the halls will be buzzing.. With this many companies, the halls will be buzzing. Do not miss the chance to play your part in helping to shape a better tomorrow.

Velocity: Tomorrow’s technology – today

MWC Barcelona will focus on accelerating growth, relationships, and positive change. That is why our theme for the conference is ‘Velocity’. Driven by blazing-fast 5G, innovation is driving change at pace around the world. MWC Barcelona captures this energy; do not miss the chance to immerse yourself in this truly global event.

We are proud to host the only event where the three vital forces in our industry converge: technology, community and commerce. Through our sessions, demos, and keynotes, we will be connecting 5G with global affairs, industry with immersive technology, and small businesses with tech giants.

It is the one place you can hear the most important, industry-shaping debates of the year, and to catch-up with those leading the way to making a more connected future a reality. But that is not all, with tens of thousands of mobile industry decision makers from more than 180 countries and territories due to attend, MWC Barcelona 2023 will be your pivotal moment to generate 12 months of leads in just four days.

Five key topics

At the conference, we will be exploring five key topics under the Velocity umbrella, each of which are the big themes shaping tomorrow’s technology. These are:

5G acceleration”, as 5G begins to go mainstream in pioneer markets; “Reality +”, as immersive technology and next-generation mobile unlock new customer touchpoints and business models; “OpenNet” in mobile networks; “FinTech” and the acceleration of mobile banking and evolving digital currencies that pave the way to transact in the global digital economy; and the expansion of digital technologies as “Digital Everything” creates value for every industry.

4YFN - Giving start-ups the spotlight

For the first time, we are bringing our 4YFN start-up event to the heart of MWC Barcelona. It is a place where disruptive tech visionaries can meet like-minded investors to connect and launch new business ventures. Whether you are a start-up or a large enterprise, it is a brilliant opportunity to become a force for global innovation and a better future.

Hear from global thought leaders

Each year we bring the event’s delegates the leading names from across the connectivity space; already confirmed are some of the industry’s most respected thought leaders, including:

  • Deutsche Telekom’s CEO, Timotheus Höttges
  • Ericsson’s President & CEO, Börje Ekholm
  • GCash’s President and CEO, Martha Sazon
  • Maersk’s CEO Ocean & Logistics, Vincent Clark
  • Orange Group’s CEO, Christel Heydemann
  • Telefonica’s President & CEO and GSMA Chair of the GSMA Board, José María Álvarez-Pallete López

We will be announcing even more speakers over the coming months – so keep an eye out for further details.

Don’t let FOMO stalk your February next year! Register for your place at MWC Barcelona by clicking, here.