The GSMA today reveled that MWC 2022 Barcelona, the largest telecom event in the world, has hosted over 60,000 in-person attendees from almost 200 countries.
“On behalf of the GSMA, I would like to thank all of our attendees, exhibitors, sponsors, and partners who came together to make MWC22 so productive, safe, and successful,” John Hoffman, CEO of GSMA, said.
MWC22 by the numbers
# Over 60,000 unique people attended in person
# Around 500,000 unique virtual and daily viewers on MWC22 and partner platforms
# Representation from almost 200 countries and territories
# Over 1,900 exhibitors, sponsors, and partners
# Over 1,000 speakers, 97 percent in person and 36 percent women
# More than 50 percent of attendees were Directors and C-Suite executives, 20 percent were CEOs and founders, 25 percent were women
# More than 1,600 international journalists were onsite
Over four days, more than 1,900 companies joined MWC22 Barcelona to showcase the role of mobile technology in unleashing connectivity.
GSMA is working hard to deliver the full MWC series in 2022. The next event, MWC Shanghai, will take place from 29th June – 1st July, followed by the inaugural MWC Las Vegas from 28th-30th September and rounded off by MWC Africa from 25-27th October – which will return in person to Kigali for the first time since 2019.