MICROFINANCE EVENT: Mobile World Conference 2018; February 26 – March 1, 2018; Barcelona, Spain

Event Name: Mobile World Conference 2018

Event Date: February 26 – March 1, 2018

Event Location: Barcelona, Spain

Summary of Event: This conference brings industry leaders together to cover recent trends and developments in the telecommunications industry. About 100,000 people from 200 countries are expected to attend. Among the networking opportunities and presentations are: “Expanding Digital Services to the Next Billion;” “Leaving No One Behind: Ensuring Digital Inclusion for All;” and “Embedding Sustainability Into Business Models in Latin America.”

Background on Organizer: The event is organized by the GSM (Groupe Special Mobile) Association (GSMA) [1], which organizes events and otherwise seeks to serve the interests of – as of 2016 – approximately 800 mobile operators and 300 other member companies, including software companies and device makers [2].

Cost: The standard fee to attend is EUR 799 (USD 941). Premium rates, which include access to additional events and services, range up to EUR 4,999 (USD 5,890).

Website: https://www.mobileworldcongress.com/

For more information, you may contact organizers via the form at
https://www.mobileworldcongress.com/about/contact/contact-sales/. No telephone number is provided.

By Alex Gelfond, Research Associate

Sources and Additional Resources

[1] GSMA

[2] MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: GSMA Facilitates Launch of Interoperable Mobile Money Services in Madagascar

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