Mobile World Congress - MWC Barcelona

Type: 
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, which has been held in Barcelona since 2006, also offers learning opportunities in its numerous partner-led programs, GSMA seminars and other types of meetings.

The 2021 edition of the MWC

This year's edition of MWC, which can be attended in person and online, includes world-class speakers, the Ministerial Program, cutting-edge exhibitors, 4YFN startup innovation, and the Diversity4Tech Summit. The health and safety plan, which has been baptized as a Committed Community, together with the possibility of attending online, make MWC21 a safe event for networking, collaboration and business.

The main topics

The content of the Mobile World Congress 2021 is developed under the general theme of Connected Impact. This general theme is divided into 7 main themes that will shape the entire event:

  • AI
  • Connectivity: the 5G era
  • Connected Industry
  • Innovation startup
  • Future society
  • Creative technology
  • Customer experience

Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO)

At MWC Barcelona, ​​mobile industry awards are given that recognize individuals and organizations that are pushing the limits of smart connectivity. The list of winners will be announced on May 24.

Key speakers

  • Julie Sweet, CEO, Accenture
  • Shuky Sheffer, CEO, Amdocs
  • Zina Jarrahi Cinker, Director General, AMPT
  • Yang Jie, Chairman, China Mobile
  • Mats Granryd, Director General, GSMA
  • Arvind Krishna, CEO, IBM
  • Eugene Kaspersky, CEO, Kaspersky
  • Sarah Wilkinson, CEO, NHS Digital
  • Ana Maiques, CEO, Neuroelectrics
  • Stéphane Richard, Chief Executive and Chairman, Orange
  • Anne Boden, CEO, Starling Bank
  • Cristiano Amon, President and CEO-Elect, Qualcomm Incorporated
  • Mathew Oommen, CEO, Reliance Jio
  • Nik Storonsky, Founder & CEO, Revolut
  • Danielle Royston, CEO, TelcoDR
  • Caroline Casey, Founder & Creator, The Valuable 500
  • Hans Vestberg, Chairman & CEO, Verizon
  • Rima Qureshi, Board Deputy Chair, GSMA and Executiv Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Verizon
  • Nick Read, CEO, Vodafone Group
  • Raffaele Annecchino, President & CEO, Viacom Networks International
  • Xu Ziyang, Executive Director & President, ZTE