28 February 2012
Mobile World Congress 2012, Barcelona, Spain

Mobile World Congress conference and exhibition began today Monday 27th of February and lasts till Thursday 1st of March 2012, in Barcelona, Spain.

Mobile World Congress 2012 celebrates the current state of mobile and offers a glimpse into where mobile has the potential to go next.

GSMA Mobile World Congress, the world's biggest Telecom and Mobile event around the world witnesses the participation of CEOs of the world’s most influential companies who share their observations and visions of the future while inspiring attendees of GSMA’s thought-leadership conference.

This year's Congress will include a world-class thought leadership conference featuring visionary keynotes and action-provoking panel discussions. Moreover, the exhibition encloses more than 1,400 companies displaying the cutting-edge products and technology that will define the mobile future.

An award program highlighting the most innovative mobile solutions and initiatives from around the world and most importantly, the planet's best venue for mobile industry networking, finding business opportunities, and making deals are also part of the big event.

Thus, many components come together to make up Mobile World Congress. Amongst the new components that are considered a valuable asset to the Mobile World Congress this year is mPowered Brands, where global marketers and agencies increase knowledge of mobile marketing and immediately connect with mobile players to bring their visions to reality.

Year over year, the GSMA Mobile World Congress attracts the largest number and highest-quality attendees of any event in the mobile industry reaching more than 60,000 and the largest-ever number of exhibitors also reaching a record number of 1,400, all coming from 200 countries from around the world.

Far more than a mere communication device, mobiles now serve as our books, health monitors, payment transfer devices, social connectors and tour guides. Mobile technology is embedded in our cars, homes, appliances, governments and utilities. Mobile is enhancing and expanding education and thus, transforming the world.

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