Welcome to MWCentral, Barcelona Tech Talk’s listing of MWC Satellite Events, Feb. 24th-28th
Welcome to MWCentral, Barcelona Tech Talk’s modest attempt to track and report all the MWC Satellite Events going on in our fair city during the week of Feb. 24-28, when Mobile World Congress 2013 comes to town.
For the record, there would be no week of satellite events to report on were it not for the GSMA’s annual Mobile World Congress global mobile industry anchor event that takes place in Barcelona every February, so for those of you who still may be unaware (!) here are the basic details of when, where and where you can find more information and register:
Mobile World Congress 2013 is jam-packed with its own schedule of networking and learning events, held this year for the first time at the new Fira Gran Vía venue, which we previewed back in October here on our site. You can find all news reported in the run-up to MWC13 and during MWC Week at BCN Tech Talk, here.
During MWC Week, the Fira Gran Vía itself will be where most everything is happening from 9am to 7pm Monday through Friday, and a full listing of MWC13 Conference, Exhibition, Featured Programmes, GSMA Programmes and other opportunities can be found at the MWC website, here.
That said, the mushrooming of MWC satellite events – held pre-MWC, every evening after 7 pm and even during the day at off-Fira sites – have created a need for a comprehensive listing, which tracks not only the networking events, panel discussions and evening cocktails and parties hosted by out-of-town organizations visiting Barcelona for MWC13, but also those sponsored and hosted by local tech and mobile organizations — which can often go “under the radar” of most visitors, who might otherwise want to squeeze in some networking with the Barcelona tech locals. We hope we’ll be up to the task!
So here, without further ado, is Barcelona Tech Talk’s listing of MWC Satellite Events, which you can find at any time now and through Feb. 28th on the top-navigation bar of our site, by clicking on the MWCentral tab. We’re including the satellite events we’ve learned of to date, as well as some of the more noteworthy MWC13 and GSMA networking and learning events that run concurrently, so that you can adjust your networking agendas to avoid conflicts.
We’ll be updating the list as often as possible in the run-up to Mobile World Congress and during MWC week itself. We encourage any out-of-town organizations visiting Barcelona during MWC week — and especially all local Barcelona tech and mobile organizations — who will be hosting networking events, panel discussions and evening cocktails and parties to send us an e-mail to info@BCNTechTalk.com so that we can include your event in our listing.