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Show spotlights – Mobile World Congress (MWC) & 4 Years From Now (4YFN)

Shows: MWC & 4YFN

Date: 24-27 Feb 2020 (held annually)

Venues: Fira Gran Via – MWC | Fira Montjuic – 4YFN

Held alongside each other at the world famous Fira Gran Via Barcelona & Fira Montjuic, MWC and 4YFN have established themselves as 2 important trade shows on the international calendar for any exhibitors or visitors associated with the latest innovations and technology in connectivity.

The ever popular MWC is held several times a year at a number of worldwide locations, with a 2020 edition in Barcelona. The largest exhibition for the mobile industry, MWC will feature world leading technology providers, with over 2,400 companies in attendance and in excess of 109,000 industry decision makers expected to visit.

A great addition to run alongside MWC is the sister start up platform 4YFN. Designed to bring together innovative start-ups with key investors and corporations, 4YFN is a fantastic platform for anyone looking to explore new opportunities and launch exciting new ventures in a fast paced sector.

Avanti exhibition stand

Who exhibits?

Exhibitors at MWC will be from all sectors of the Mobile Technology and Connectivity industry. Over 2,400 companies will be in attendance and notable participants include: AT&T, Vodafone, Sony, Microsoft, IBM, Huawei & Ericsson.

4YFN will feature over 800 technology start-ups who will benefit from the huge amount of attendees, organisations, investors and media visiting MWC. Events such as these would never attract such a large crowd on their own, so running alongside a world leading show gives a rare and valuable platform for smaller start-ups to connect with the people they need to take their business to the next level.

MWC - exhibition stand

How to exhibit

Our sister company - Tradefair – is organising the UK pavilion for MWC & 4YFN on behalf of the UK Department of International Trade and TechUK.

The UK pavilion offers a cost effective way to showcase your company on a global platform and gives a number of additional incentives in terms of positioning, branding, meeting rooms and hospitality.

Eligible UK exhibitors may also be able to access grants of £1,500 from the Department of International Trade for this show.

If you’re interested in exhibiting at MWC or 4YFN, contact the team at Tradefair today.

Cambridge consultants - MWC

Exhibition Stands

As a world leading trade show, MWC sees a wide array of exhibition stands, from very large open space platforms to smaller custom designs and stand alone meeting rooms.

Creative Global have worked at MWC shows for a number of years for several clients and will be there again in 2020.

If you’re planning on exhibiting at the show, we would be happy to discuss how our team can give you the ideal stand to present your business and products.

Zinwave meeting room - MWC

Getting there

The Fira Gran Via and Fira Montjuic venues are conveniently located within easy reach of each other and central Barcelona. A free shuttle bus runs between the venues, leaving every 5 minutes.

Metro – The TMB ‘L9 Sud’ Line services the Gran Via with the nearest stations being Fira and Europa/Fira. The L9 line also runs directly to the airport, giving easy transport links for international visitors.

Air – Barcelona’s ‘El Prat’ airport is a short 12km distance from the exhibition venue and connected via the L9 metro line and 46 bus (Europa stop).


Fira de Barcelona

Av. Reina Mª Cristina,


08004 Barcelona

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