Mobile World Congress 2018

Date: February 26-March 01, 2018
Venue: Fira Gran Via - Barcelona
Location: Spain
Sector: Information and Communications Technologies

Mobile World Congress is the world's largest wireless telecommunication trade show, which combines a mobile industry exhibition with a congress featuring leading international mobile operators, vendors and content developers, and attracts numerous high-level executives and industry leaders. With a significant annual participation of over 100 Canadian companies, Global Affairs Canada (GAC), along with ICT West and the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan, is coordinating a dynamic Canadian presence at MWC. The Canadian program for 2018 offers several networking and B2B opportunities for Canadian companies to showcase their products, services and solutions; and to consolidate their position in the industry. Canadian companies can also meet Trade Commissioners to discuss their market strategy and gather intelligence.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Meet key regulatory bodies
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Export Café (individual meetings with Trade Commissioners from different international markets)
  • Networking event
  • Pavilion/exhibit
  • Seminar

Trade Commissioner, Maximo Hurtado, is specializing in the ICT sector for the Spanish market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.