Barcelona is one of the most important centres in Spain for technology and hi-tech business start ups. On the 24th and 25th of February, over 600 experts from tech giants such as Google, Microsoft and Spotify will meet at “Awwwards Conference & Prize Giving” at the Axa Convention Centre.

2015 will be the event’s second edition and will feature speakers from companies such as Adobe, Opera and Smashing Magazine, as well as renowned designers and developers such as Tobias van Schneider and Haraldur Thorleifsson.

During the celebration winners will be announced for the categories of best web agency, best freelance designer, best developer, best website (chosen by users) and best independent creative.

Participants will debate the current situation of the sector and discuss the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.