The Mobile World Congress of 2021 (MWC) will finally be held between June 28 and July 1. The MWC is very important for the city of Barcelona. The largest telephony fair in the world generates a whole business for different sectors of the city, hotels, restaurants, transport services among others, an economic benefit of 500 million euros was distributed in 2019. However, for the 2021 edition everything will be reduced due to the limitations that are foreseen.
The change of dates was announced by the GSMA in an article on its blog where it reports on the relationship between Covid and the cancellation of the 2020 edition in addition to communicating the calendar for 2021.
At the moment, from Feria de Barcelona they report that 80% of the space offered by the Mobile World Congress has already been reserved so that the different brands can exhibit their news.
The 2021 edition could be quite special since numerous adjustments will have to be made in all processes, from the arrival of visitors to the airport, the collection of accreditations, tickets in the different venues, and the access routes in public transport that normally It is produced in a massive way and on a specific schedule. Many of the exhibitors have announced that most of the events that they will carry out in their spaces will be virtual to minimize contact between people. But Congress is still several months away and everything will depend on the evolution of the pandemic next spring. The Generalitat of Catalonia plans to carry out tests among visitors to detect possible positives. While the government of Spain announces that by the end of the second quarter, 70% of the Spanish population will have been vaccinated.
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