xside is a co-curated event experience featuring cutting-edge music, talks, interactive digital art installations, industry discussions and gastronomic delights powered by 4YFN, Sónar and GSMA MWC, taking place within the 4YFN venue.

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Immerse, Explore, Evolve

New to MWC, xside is a creative hub of excellence that celebrates the ideas, skills and people that are leading future change. Three days of talks where start-ups, designers, content creators, executives and developers are invited to explore the role that technology, design and innovation play in the future of creativity, cultures and business.

Register for xside

Head to Fira Montjuïc

xside and xside night takes place at Fira Montjuïc from 24-26 February, 09:00 – 23:00.

As an MWC attendee you will have access to xside during the day but will need to upgrade your MWC pass to access the Night’s events.

xside Night

When 4YFN and MWC Barcelona close their doors, xside Night takes over as the place to be for music, talks and performances from a host of renowned innovators and global artists curated by Sónar.

Join xside at Fira Montjuïc

xside conference
Conference Talks & Panels
The xside experience, co-curated by Sónar, with the help of content Partner OFFF Festival, will feature industry discussions, keynotes and fireside chats.
Key Themes
Through a selection of discussions, keynotes and fireside chats, discover some of our main themes exploring the role that technology, design and innovation play.

xside hub
xside Hub
xside Hub is the area that showcases startups within the creative industry. Make connections through interactive sessions such as workshop, debates and more.
xside night
xside Night
xside Night starts at 18:00 on 24-26 February as the place to be for music, talks and screenings from a host of renowned innovators and global artists curated by Sónar.
xside hospitality
Hospitality Packages
Network with MWC, 4YFN and xside attendees or reward your staff and clients with our Hospitality and Networking packages. Contact us for more info

Exhibit or Sponsor
Register your business and take advantage of our exhibition or partnerships opportunities. Request further information.

Take the free shuttle to 4YFN & xside

Sponsors & Partners

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Content Partner

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amazon logo
autobahn logo
icec logo
mercedes benz 4yfn
novartis logo

Academic Sponsors

sae institute

Community Partners

barcelona tech city
factory berlin
startup sesame logo

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