During Mobile World Congress the city collapses and look for accommodation near the convention centre becomes (almost) impossible. If you are planning to attend the next MWC edition, in Feelathome Apartments advise you to book in advance some Plaza Apartments. 5 minutes walk from the congress fairgrounds these apartments are ideal to avoid the frenzy of those days and the most affordable option if you are going to share it with family, friends or co-workers.
In addition, this kind of accommodation for Mobile World Congress 2017 will allow you to relax and enjoy Barcelona at the end of a presentations and conference day.
For years, Mobile World Congress has become one of the most important annual events for Barcelona. Thousands of visitors come from all over the world to attend the congress and turning Barcelona into a global epicentre of technology. We are sure you will enjoy your stay in Barcelona with the following MWC 2017 tips.
The congress will take place from February 27 to March 2. More than 100,000 people and 2,200 companies from 200 countries meet an event where the most well-known mobile sector companies take the opportunity to present their innovations in smartphones and new mobile devices. Samsung, LG, HTC, IBM, Huawei or Intel choose the city to announce its most strength and innovative projects. The next MWC edition presents Apple as a main claim. For the first time, the Silicon Valley company will land on Barcelona to make several software announcements.
Fira de Barcelona is the chosen place. The magnitude of the event has forced the organizers to distribute the space in two locations. On the one hand, Fira Gran Via and on the other hand, Fira Montjuïc, next to Plaza España. Fira Montjuïc will also be the place for 4YFN (Four Years From Now), an event aimed at professionals and entrepreneurs.
There are too many different ways to get to the MWC. On the one hand, people who wants to pick up public transport can take the S8, S33, R6, R5 and S4 lines of Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat. On the other hand, there are a lot of buses such as H12, 46, 65 and 79 as well as L1, L3 or L9 Metro lines to arrive at fairground. In addition, Barcelona are going to strengthen the taxi fleet for the congress days and, at the same time, visitors will be able to rent one of private chauffeur services offered by private companies.
The MWC 2017 daily timetable may be tight. In order not to miss any of the conferences that the company leaders are planning to do, the best option is to keep an eye on the Mobile World Congress program. During the congress, attendees can also visit events such as the ‘Youth Mobile Festival’ (YoMo), the ‘Women4Tech’ or the ‘Next Tech Hall 8.0’.
The hustle of Mobile World Congress 2017 does not mean that the visitor shouldn’t enjoy their stay in Barcelona. That’s why the MWC will present L'Hospitalet Experience an initiative to let foreigners know about catalan culture and gastronomy.