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Mobile World Congress 2015 : Innovation in Mobile

Mobile World Congress 2015

Mobile World Congress 2015

It is now exactly a week to go for the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, the Mobile Capital of the world. Are you excited about the advancements to be made in mobile? This world wide event will witness the encounter of entrepreneurs and investors who will readily share their ideas on a range of topics related to startups and innovation.

This year there is a speculation of the Connected Women Summit which will emphasise on the inclusion of women in mobile industries, something on the lines of what Sherly Sandberg suggested a few weeks back. And also there is a Mobile Explorers Club for the children of the event’s attendees. These kids will learn great skills about mobile which will help them in their careers.

What is Mobile World Congress and it’s significance?

GSMA (Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association) organises the Mobile World Congress every year in the month of February at the Grand Via, Barcelona which is regarded as the mobile capital of the world. It was inaugurated way back in 1987 and has only grown in stature with over 85,000 attendees every year. The event features top level executives of mobile operators, mobile device manufacturers, technology providers, mobile vendors and mobile enthusiasts from all over the world.

Initially, the event was called GSM World Congress and later it was renamed as 3GSM World Congress and still known popularly as 3GSM or 3GSM World. Till, 2006 the event was organised in Cannes and participants and attendees from over 200 countries visited the event and since 2007 it has been successfully organised at Barcelona.

Major exhibitors at 3GSM World

The following are the major exhibitors to show their innovations in mobile at the event.

  • ADAX
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Hewlett-Packard (HP)

Important Events at 3GSM World

If, by chance you are lucky enough to attend the Mobile World Conference you must attend these important events at the conference.

  • Garmin Health band challenge
  • Mobile Entertainment @ The MMIX
  • Trivia Crack at MWC15
  • Capture Congress
  • Wi-Fi at MWC
  • NFC Tap-N-Go points

It is exactly one week left for the Mobile World Congress and if you are a mobile enthusiast or someone who follows technology closely should visit this event to know about the advancement in Mobile in the next five years to come. We will come up with an article on how the Mobile World Congress goes and the things discussed at the event.