Feb. 17, 2011
The 2011 Congress hosted nearly 1,400 exhibiting companies and occupied more than 58,600 net square metres of exhibition and business meeting space. More than 2,900 international print, Web and broadcast media attended the event to analyse and report on the many significant industry announcements made at the Congress.
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Unprecedented Attendance by the World’s Government Delegations
The GSMA’s Ministerial Programme also boasted record attendance, with government delegations from 131 countries meeting in Barcelona, an increase of 50% over 2010. Sponsored this year by Saudi Telecom (Platinum Sponsor), Huawei and Qualcomm (Gold Sponsors), the GSMA’s Ministerial Programme is a unique invitation-only event gathering ministers, regulators and CEOs from across the mobile industry for a series of in-depth strategic, policy and regulatory discussions in high-level summits and bilateral meetings.
Mobile World Congress 2012
Fira de Barcelona
1 March, 2012
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*This figure includes all attendees for the event, including delegates, exhibitors, contractors and media
About the GSMA
The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry. Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites nearly 800 of the world’s mobile operators, as well as more than 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organisations. The GSMA is focused on innovating, incubating and creating new opportunities for its membership, all with the end goal of driving the growth of the mobile communications industry.