Mobile World Congress - MWC Barcelona

Trade fair/Congress

The Mobile World Congress (MWC Barcelona) is the world's largest event in the mobile technology industry aimed at professionals in the sector. Every year it shows us the latest innovations and the latest technology from more than 2,400 leading companies, and organizes a high-quality conference program. As lecturers, important visionaries participate that explore the issues that influence or will influence the technology industry. This international event also offers learning opportunities in its numerous partner-led programs, GSMA seminars and other types of meetings.

They are all here

It is expected that more than 107,000 key decision makers from the technology sector will attend, so # MWC19 is an excellent tool for those who wish to expand their professional network and achieve their goals. Everything you need to know can be found here.

Theme of the MWC19

The theme of the event of this edition is "Intelligent Connectivity", which is the term used to describe the combination of high-speed 5G networks, the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and big data. Intelligent connectivity marks the beginning of a new era defined by highly contextualized and personalized experiences, offered at any time and in any place. It is the future of the technology industry.

The main topics

At this year's MWC Barcelona, ​​they develop 8 main topics that revolve around the general theme of Intelligent Connectivity:

  • Connectivity - Sponsored by VMware
  • AI
  • Industry 4.0 - Sponsored by Citi
  • Immersive content
  • Disruptive innovation
  • Digital well-being
  • Digital confidence
  • The future

Global Mobile Awards

The MWC Barcelona awards of the mobile industry recognize the people and organizations that are pushing the limits of intelligent connectivity. 42 prizes will be delivered grouped into 10 categories.

Key speakers

  • H.E. Dr. Amani ABOU-ZEID, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union Commission (AUC)
  • Simon Segars, CEO, ARM
  • James Forese, President, Citi
  • Hatem Dowidar, CEO, Etisalat International
  • Rich Williams, CEO, Groupon
  • Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
  • Cher Wang, Founder and CEO, HTC
  • Guo Ping, Rotating Chairman, Huawei
  • Marieme Jamme, Founder, iamtheCODE
  • Francesco Rocca, President, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
  • Chang-Gyu Hwang, Chairman and CEO, KT Corporation
  • Mike Fries. CEO & Vice Chairman, Liberty Global
  • Dave Grannan, Co-Founder & CEO, Light
  • Stéphane Richard, Chairman & CEO, Orange Group
  • Anastasia Leng, Founder & CEO, Picasso Labs
  • Vivian Chan, CEO & Co-Founder, Sparrho
  • Michel Combes, CEO, Sprint
  • Heba Bevan OBE, Founder & CEO, UtterBerry
  • Anjali Sud, CEO, Vimeo
  • Nick Read, Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone Group

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