GSMA World Congress

GSMA Mobile World Congress 2009

Fira de Barcelona
Barcelona 08004

Date: Feb 16-19, 2009

The GSMA Mobile World Congress (formerly 3GSM World Congress) combines the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry with a stimulating and insightful congress that brings together prominent leaders and personalities from mobile operators and equipment vendors, as well as Internet and entertainment professionals.

Why Attend?

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is an elite event in the global mobile Communications market. More than 60,000 key decision-makers in the mobile industry are expected to attend the 2009 Congress in Barcelona, approximately 46% of them C-level.

The Mobile World Congress presents a myriad of opportunities for mobile professionals and innovators from operators, value-added service providers, and equipment and device manufacturers from around the world. The Mobile World Congress provides the ideal personal experience and environment for networking with a select circle of mobile professionals who can positively impact your business.

SEE: Presentations, leading-edge technology products, and business strategies from players leading the industry.

EXHIBIT: Share your market vision and promote your brand to key influencers and decision-makers.

NETWORK: Establish new business relationships with buyers and decision-makers from influential markets.

Why Exhibit?

Exhibiting at the GSMA Mobile World Congress will offer the opportunity to meet with approximately 50,000 key decision-makers and also build:

** Your customer base – generate new business leads and cultivate existing customer relationships
** Business networks within the mobile value chain
** Market share – showcase new products and meet the VC market
** Brand recognition among your peers in the industry
** Marketplace understanding – gain greater knowledge of all industry players and their roles

Why Sponsor?

Ensure your brand has profile in the presence of the mobile industry’s premier decision-makers and influencers. The GSMA Mobile World Congress provides your company with the opportunity for increased market exposure by affiliating with one of the world’s foremost mobile telecommunications events. Take a leadership position within the global mobile industry. The Mobile World Congress delivers cost-effective marketing exposure and branding of your company to your target audience.

** Promote your company as a partner of the GSMA Mobile World Congress, one of the most successful brands in the mobile marketplace
** Increase your pre-show exposure through Web site coverage, inclusion in the brochure and within the event marketing campaign
** Raise your profile above your competitors
** Increase recognition and drive traffic to your exhibition stand

Sponsorship of the Mobile World Congress increases your brand awareness and recognition, ensuring your company can:

** Have face-to face meetings with your best prospects
** Create new partnerships and alliances
** Develop relationships through new networking opportunities

Why Advertise?

Take advantage of opportunities to bolster your company’s name recognition at the Mobile World Congress. Some of these opportunities include:

** Advertising in the Congress Show Dailies: This publication will be distributed daily throughout the exhibition and in the main congress hotels, making this the highest-profile news reference publication at the event.
** Venue Advertising: Capture the attention of visitors as they arrive at the venue and while they are circulating throughout the world-class exhibition with creative venue advertising.
** Exhibition catalogue: Significantly increase your visibility at the event with options such as display advertising or adding your company’s logo to the 100-word profile included in the catalogue.

Global Mobile Awards 2009

gma_2009The 2009 Mobile World Congress will be host to the GSMA’s 14th Global Mobile Awards.

This year’s awards incorporate many new and exciting categories, reflecting the hottest topics in the mobile world today, including Best Mobile Internet, MobileTV and Mobile Money services, plus a new ‘Green Mobile’ award, among many others.

Nominations will be announced in January 2009, culminating in a presentation to the winners at the gala awards dinner on Tuesday 17th February 2009, during the mobile industry’s premier annual event – the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress 2009.

For more information on the Global Mobile Awards 2009 Categories click here

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