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GSMA MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS 2016 SHATTERS PREVIOUS RECORDS
2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress surpasses record 100,000 visitors
Barcelona: The GSMA today reported that more than 100,000* visitors from 204 countries attended the 2016 Mobile World Congress at the Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuïc venues in Barcelona, setting another new record for the mobile industry’s premier event. The 2016 Mobile World Congress featured more than 2,200 exhibiting companies showcasing cutting-edge products and services across 100,000 net square metres of exhibition and hospitality space. More than 3,800 international media and industry analysts attended the event to report on the many significant industry announcements made at the Congress.
Preliminary independent economic analysis indicates that the 2015 Mobile World Congress will have contributed more than €460 million and over 13,000 part-time jobs to the local economy.
“Mobile World Congress hit a significant milestone in 2016 as visitors to the event surpassed 100,000 for the first time,” said John Hoffman, CEO of GSMA Ltd. “This year’s Mobile World Congress incorporated a diverse range of events, spanning multiple sectors and interests, reflecting the expanding role of mobile around the world. We once again enjoyed a tremendously stimulating show, featuring a world-class speaker line-up and a range of cutting-edge product launches that will set the tone for the mobile industry for the remainder of the year and beyond.”
The four-day conference and exhibition attracted executives from the world’s largest and most influential mobile operators, software companies, equipment providers, internet companies and companies from industry sectors such as automotive, finance and healthcare, as well as government delegations from across the globe. Over 55 per cent of this year’s Mobile World Congress attendees hold C-level positions, including more than 5,000 CEOs and 21 per cent of attendees for the 2016 show were women.
Mobile World Congress 2016
The 2017 Mobile World Congress will be held 27 February-2 March 2017 at Fira Gran Via.
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