MWC 2022

Information technology Telecommunication
Feb 28, 2022 - Mar 3, 2022
Fira Barcelona - Gran Via, Barcelona, Spain
Av. Joan Carles I, 64
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MWC (or Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona is the leading global meeting for the mobile connectivity sector. After hosting a successful post-lockdown edition in 2021, MWC 2022 is expected to return in full force between 28 February – 3 March 2022. MWC Barcelona 2022 will once again set the tone for the upcoming year with a comprehensive overview of the latest innovations.

MWC turns the halls of Fira Barcelona – Gran Via into the main stage for the sector, inviting global mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors, and content owners. Each part of the connectivity ecosystem is represented, with both industry leaders and newcomers presenting state-of-the-art products and services. The four days of the fair help over 2,400 exhibitors and 100,000 visitors connect. With about two thirds of the leading industry decision-makers in attendance, MWC Barcelona 2022 will once again offer the highest level of networking activity and access to unique business opportunities. Participants also have visibility to thousands of members of the media.

The dynamic flow of the MWC showcase is complemented by an array of special business activities and informative events. 4YFN is the main hub for the international start-up community, featuring hundreds of pitches and inspirational keynote sessions. Networking lounges, workshops, conferences and initiatives like Diversity4Tech and the Global Mobile Awards round out the offer.

The race to secure the best MWC 2022 hotels has already begun. With professionals from 200 countries heading to Barcelona for the fair dates, the best accommodation options will quickly run out, so we at ExpoBeds advise you to make your booking as soon as possible. We work closely with a variety of properties near Fira Barcelona – Gran Via and will be happy to help you make the most suitable reservation for your company. Contact us today to receive a tailor-made MWC Barcelona 2022 hotel offer!


MWC in Barcelona is the flagship mobile industry and technology event. The fair covers all horizontal and vertical sectors and regularly attracts over 2,000 exhibitors and 100,000 professional visitors from 200 countries. The upcoming MWC 2022 is set to take place on 28 February - 3 March. The congress and exhibition are held mainly at Fira Barcelona - Gran Via. However, certain events - such as the 4YFN start-up business platform - are held in the Montjuic centre.

Who can you meet there

The first-rate MWC experience regularly attracts some of the most influential decision makers in the world, including 59% of the most senior decision-makers in the industry. The show floor hosts the most innovative companies with their latest ground-breaking offers, as well as visiting ministers, telecom regulators, data protection authorities, senior representatives of international organisations and over 8,000 industry CEOs – all gathering to share knowledge and engage on important policy and regulatory topics. Participating in MWC also grants you visibility to over 3,600 press and media representatives.

Past editions

What makes it special

Covering all horizontal and vertical sectors, MWC is essential for the mobile community. It provides an overview of the developments, processes and innovations which will have an impact on the future of mobile ecosystems. The main exhibition themes include Connectivity and Connected Industry, AI, Creative Technologies, Start-up innovation, Future Society and Customer Experience. Attendees can also explore the Healthcare, Fintech and Manufacturing verticals through special showcases and activities. The supporting programme includes over 250 conference and keynotes sessions with leading experts, as well as the Ministerial Programme and the 4YFN start-up hub.

What is new for Mobile World Congress 2022

The last MWC edition revolved around the topic of Connected Impact and the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic through a focus on themes like the new workplace, information spread and misinformation, and digital health services. MWC 2022 is expected to continue the trend dedicated to technology and pandemic recovery with a specific theme to be announced in due course.

Quick info

Organiser:GSM Association
Also called:Mobile World Congress 2022
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:MWC 2023 
Sectors: Information technology | Telecommunication
Visitors:Tickets for MWC
Exhibitors:Exhibitor registration
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Important facts

  • 1000 exhibitors in 2021
  • 120,000 sq m of exhibition space
  • 20 000 in-person visitors
  • zero carbon footprint event
  • 350+international start-ups
Trade fair location
Fira Barcelona - Gran Via location map

Fira Barcelona - Gran Via

Av. Joan Carles I, 64, Barcelona, Spain
Coordinates: 41.35465 , 2.12736

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