The GSMA, which represents the interests of the mobile communications industry, has announced that the 2010 Mobile World Congress will be held 15 to18 February, 2010 at the Fira de Barcelona at Montjuic in Barcelona, Spain.
Under the theme of ‘Vision in Action’, the upcoming Mobile World Congress will feature a worldclass thought leadership conference, including: visionary keynotes and insightful panel discussions; an exhibition with more than 1,300 companies showcasing cutting edge products and technologies; an awards ceremony highlighting the most innovative mobile solutions and initiatives from around the globe; and a venue that facilitates mobile industry networking and business development opportunities.
“Mobile communications impacts nearly every facet of our lives, whether it’s how we conduct business, how we access information and experience content or how we stay connected to friends and family,” said Michael O’Hara, chief marketing officer for the GSMA. “Now, more than ever, the Mobile World Congress provides a forum for participants across the broad mobile communications ecosystem to debate the issues impacting our industry today and to explore the technologies, solutions and services that will shape the mobile future.”
The GSMA also announced that it is now accepting nominations for the Global Mobile Awards 2010, which will be presented at a ceremony on Tuesday, 16 February at the Mobile World Congress. The Global Mobile Awards recognise excellence, achievement and innovation in mobile communications.