The MWC Barcelona 2020 Event

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The time has finally come for us to start preparing for the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry. From Monday the 24th February to Thursday the 27th of February, Barcelona will be the place to be for mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors, and content owners.

People attending will be among more than 109,000 other attendees, nearly 60% of those have senior roles. There will be more than 1 million business meetings, which means that there is more networking than any other industry meeting worldwide. If that’s not enough, be prepared for 3,640 international media and industry analysts.

MWC Barcelona 202 Event Topics

This 4-day conference has a range of event topics to appeal to everyone, from Artificial Intelligence to IoT, and of course, the topic many of us want to know more about, 5G. Here are just some things you can expect to see:

AI, sponsored by NVIDIA- Understanding how AI has changed the world of both consumers and businesses. This event will delve into the impact it has had so far, the potential of AI, what we can look forward to.

Connectivity, sponsored by Deloitte- This will cover every angle of 5G including the challenges we may face as well as how to successfully implement it, business models, scalable platforms and use cases. The 5G event will uncover just how future generations will make the most of the state of the art connectivity.

Media Entertainment, sponsored by ViacomCBS- We are becoming hungrier for AR/VR, improved graphics, heightened gaming experiences, etc. Media and Entertainment have infiltrated numerous other industries and this topic will offer insight into consumer behaviour and what to expect next.

Other important event topics will include “Our Planet”, a crucial discussion on the link between technology and its responsibilities to the environment, Customer Engagement, and Security and Privacy.


It’s not only the topics that will motivate you. MWC Barcelona has an amazing line up of keynote speakers and speakers. You can hear from artists, musicians, CEOs, Company Founders, Even the Director of Barcelona’s Woman’s Football Club. The Speakers are all listed on the official MWC Barcelona site, but here are some of the people that will be addressing attendees.

  • Tony Fernandes, Group CEO of Air Asia Group
  • Marc Fontaine, Digital Transformation Officer of Airbus
  • Rosa Whitaker, Director General of Mercy Ships
  • Rajeev Suri, President, and CEO of Nokia
  • Laura Tenenbaum, Award-Winning Scientist
  • Yossi Vardi, Chairman of 4YFN

On the 25th of February, the Women4Tech Summit is a chance for people to celebrate diversity within the industry. Organisations can learn how to become more inclusive with strategies to bring communities closer together.


There will be numerous exhibitions with a chance to see displays of AI, mobile services, cloud services, transportation, big data, government and public policy, venture capital, and much more.

As an exhibitor, you can take advantage of high-level networking, massive exposure to both industry attendees and the press, as well as face-to-face meetings with top prospects.

Global Mobile Awards

The 2020 Glomo Awards have 9 key categories; Mobile tech, Connected Consumer, Industry X, Device, Tech4Good, Government Leadership, Outstanding Achievement, 4YFN Startup, and YoMo Award.