The Mobile World Congress 2020 unofficial parties and networking events guide

The GSMA MWC series is the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, and incorporates a thought-leadership conference featuring prominent executives representing global mobile operators, device manufacturers, technology providers, vendors, and content owners.


  • SUNDAY, February 23th, 2020
  • MONDAY, February 24th, 2020
  • TUESDAY, February 25th, 2020

If you know more excited side events, meetings and parties, have passes, discount codes and want to share it, please write in comments or in private. Let’s have an amazing #MWC2020!

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SUNDAY, February 23th, 2020

GLOBAL EDGE FORUM @MWC

Join us at Edge Gravity’s Global Edge Forum, an invitation-only event focused on the dynamic exchange of insights and ideas about how edge computing is transforming the business and technology landscape for operators, application providers and ecosystem partners.

The Forum typically attracts decision makers and influencers from VP level to C-suite in the areas of business development, technology strategy and network innovation relating to edge infrastructure and applications.

Date and time: 23 February, 2020. 9:00AM – 3:00PM CET

Location: CONVENT DELS ÀNGELS , 5 Plaça dels Àngels , Barcelona 08001 (Map)

RSVP for Free event

SHOWSTOPPERS @ MWC 2020

ShowStoppers is a turnkey table-top showcase where companies demonstrate their products to invited journalists, bloggers, industry analysts and industry leaders.

With hundreds of the best journalists expected to attend each of our events, ShowStoppers assures you the best opportunities to meet the highest number of journalists in the shortest amount of time – driving media coverage for your company, products and executives in the most efficient and affordable manner.

ShowStoppers @ MWC 2020 is an invitation-only media reception that enables exhibiting companies to directly meet with more than 500 pre-qualified journalists, analysts and key industry influencers. 

Date and time: 23 February, 2020. 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM CET

Location: Maritime Museum, Av. de les Drassanes, s/n, 08001 Barcelona, Spain (Map)

More information.

Mobile Sunday 2020

Mobile Sunday is back! The premier networking event in Barcelona taking place the evening before the Mobile World Congress, 4YFN and xside kick off.

Date and time: 23 February, 2020. 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM CET

Location: Antiua Fàbrica Estrella Damm, 515 Carrer del Rosselló, 08025 Barcelona, Spain (Map) 

More information and Free registration

ClickBid MWC20 – Programmatic & Affiliate

Join the Programmatic & Affiliate meet-up one day before of MWC 2020 Conference in Barcelona. Meet top industry players related with OpenRTB, XML feeds, Ads-buyers, Agencies, Brands, DSPs, SSPs, SaaS. Your first deal is at ClickBid!

Date and time: 23 February, 2020. 19:00– 22:30 CET

Location: Hilton Barcelona, 589 Avinguda Diagonal, #591, 08014 Barcelona, Spain (Map)

More information and registration here.

MONDAY, February 24th, 2020

Israel Startup – NRW Tech Challenge @MWC

If you are an Israeli startup attending the Mobile World Congress, you shouldn’t miss your chance to join the NRW Tech Challenge. Apply now to be one of the few startups chosen to present at the NRW stand.

Date and time: 24 February, 2020. 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM CET

Location: Mobile World Congress – Fira Barcelona, 64 Avinguda Joan Carles I, Hall 6 Stand 6B40, 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain

More information and Free registration

Pepcom’s MobileFocus Global @ MWC

Annual media event held on the first evening of the Mobile World Congress® trade show. Like all Pepcom showcases, it’s a demo event, giving hundreds of international media a look at your products. To exhibit or register as media, see us at www.pepcom.com.

Date and time: 24 February, 2020, 7:00 – 10:00 pm.

Location:  Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I hotel in Barcelona, Spain. (Map)

More information

IoT Stars MWC 2020

Join the 6th IoT Stars MWC 2020, the most famous networking event for Internet of Things people, beers and companies during the first night of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Date and time: 24 February, 2020, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CET

Location: Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm, 515 Carrer del Rosselló, 08025 Barcelona, Spain (Map)

Get tickets: €33.20 – €66.17

MWC Holland House Dinner Xperience 2020

MWC Holland House Dinner Xperience will be organized for Dutch companies and conference goers. This culinary network business event is organized by Dutch Mobile Community (DMC) in collaboration with Dutch IT – channel, Dutch Connect and Danny Frietman. Danny Frietman is also co-organizer / co-founder of Enterprise Summit which is organizer of the Holland Pavilion during the MWC

Date and time: 24 February, 2020, 20:00 – 22:30 CET

Location: Marina Bay, 19-21 Carrer de la Marina, 08005 Barcelona, Spain (Map)

Tickets: € 151,25

DJ, Tapas & Drinks

The BCN Video Tech community is cooking-up our next gathering, just in time for Mobile World Congress! This time we’re hosting a mega party. If you’re in Barcelona, reserve the date… More details soon!

Date and time: 24 February, 2020, 18:30 CET

Location: Guzzo Club, Plaça Comercial, 10, 08003, Barcelona, Spain (Map)

MEF Connects @ MWC Barcelona 2020

An exclusive industry happy hour, MEF Connects is the chance to catch up with your fellow MEF members and network with Summit delegates and industry guests. Relax at the end of day one with drinks & canapes + the results of MEF’s Global Board Elections.

Date and time: 24 February, 2020, 17:30 – 19:00 CET

Location: FIRA, Hall 8 Auditorium – Theathre D, Gran Via, Av. Joan Carles I, 64, 08908, Barcelona, Spain

More information here. Free event.

THE MOBILE MONSTERS PARTY

Calling all creatures of the night! It’s the 5th anniversary of the biggest party at MWC, and this year it’s going to be scary good. When the event lights go out, and the dark of night grows, the Mobile Monsters will come out to play. This beast of a party only comes around once a year. So don’t miss out and register today!

Hosted by Appsflyer in partners with App Annie, mixpanel, REMERGE, AIRSHIP. This event is by invitation only. Space is limited!

Date and time: 24 February, 2020, Doors open at 9:00 PM

Location: The Sutton Club, Carrer de Tuset St. 13, Barcelona, Spain (Map)

Request an invite

TRANSPARENT – THE MOST EXCLUSIVE ADTECH PARTY AT MWC 2020

A nefarious society of fraudulent digital demons got busted while planning a secret party. This time we refined them to craft protective potions. Join Tappx and Google Cloud for a dazzling cocktail party at Barcelona’s most secret and exclusive bar covered in the World’s 50 Best Bars.

DUE TO LIMITED CAPACITY THIS EVENT IS BY INVITATION ONLY

Date and time: 24 February, 2020, 7:00 – 10:00 PM

RSVPS

TUESDAY, February 25th, 2020

GP Bullhound Technology Predictions & MWC Networking Reception

GP Bullhound and CMS would like to invite you to our annual networking reception & Technology Predictions presentation during the Mobile World Congress 2020.

For the 13th consecutive year, GP Bullhound reveals the top ten trends to define the technology landscape over the coming year, in its annual Technology Predictions report.

Date and time: 25 February 2020, 17:00 – 20:30 CET

Location: La Pedrera, Provença, 261-265, 08008 Barcelona, Spain (Map)

Registration here. Free event

GDI Networking Drinks in Barcelona

Global Dating Insights is delighted to announce that GDI Networking Drinks are coming to Barcelona in association with PlayaMedia!

Date and time: 25 February 2020, 18:00 – 23:00 CET

Location: Barceloneta Beach, Carrer de la Mestrança 59-5°08003, Barcelona, Spain (Map)

More information. Free event

Famoco Wine & Cheese @ MWC20

A French startup invites to give a taste of France, have a glass of wine and taste some excellent French cheese by the booth 5C26 in Hall 5. 

Date and time: 25 February 2020, 17:00 – 18:30 CET

Location: Mobile World Congress, Famoco Hall 5 – Stand 5C26, Barcelona, Spain

Register here

MOBILE LOVES YOU MWC 2020

JOIN ADJUST AND APPLOVIN AT AN UNMISSABLE MWC AFTERPARTY – MOBILE LOVES YOU!

Date and time: 25 February 2020, 20:00 

Location: Abaixadors10, 10 Carrer dels Abaixadors, Barcelona (Map)

Request an Invitation and & RSVP

WEDNESDAY, February 26th, 2020

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Anna Bystrova
Anna Bystrova

Business Development Manager, Orbis3 Company Group

With more than 15 years of professional experience in Mobile & IT industry, Anna Bystrova has worked in a variety of roles and aspects of marketing, business development, networking and events organization.