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Post updated on February 11th, 2014. The countdown has started: in a few weeks the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2014, world’s largest exhibition on Mobile, will take place in Barcelona at the new venue Fira Gran Via.

For the 7th year MobPartner will exhibit and will be ready to answer all your question about mobile affiliation and traffic monetization.

We invite you to join us at the MWC2014. If you are heading over, you can schedule a meeting with us beforehand – just click here. Otherwise we will be happy to meet you directly at the App Planet, Hall 8.1, booth 8.1B11. We are also sponsoring the Mobile Marketing Mixer Party on February 25th.

At MobPartner we love to party and this year also we have prepared a list of the best networking events and parties in town during the Mobile World Congress. If you think we are missing any events or you want to receive updates, please leave a comment or send an e-mail to marketing@mobpartner.com.

 

SUNDAY

Innovation on the Fringe 2014

Innovation on the Fringe 2013

Ease into the week by spending Sunday afternoon, 23 February 2014, with us looking at mobile innovation from all aspects of mobile. Short talks, demos and plenty opportunities to mingle with your fellow mobilists, this relaxed session should whet your appetite for what will be a fantastic week in Barcelona. Seats are limited. 5 Euro to attend, payable in cash on the door, and this includes one drink (house beer, house wine or a soft drink). RSVP required on Evenbrite.

When: Sunday, February 23rd, From 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Where: Le Rouge BCN, Avenida Diagonal 337 (map).

Metro: Veraguer (L5)

 

ShowStoppers @ MWC14

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ShowStoppers organizes product introductions, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. The seventh-annual ShowStoppers @ Mobile World Congress is the press event for the wireless world. ShowStoppers combines a product showcase, hands-on demos, and a relaxed reception into one special event with buffet dinner and open bars. Journalists arrive and meet with exhibitors at their convenience, working their way around the room. Exhibitors arrive 2 to 3 hours prior to the event to set up and grab a bite to eat. If you are interested in the event dowload the brochure here.

When: Sunday, February 23rd, From 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Where: To Be Confirmed

 

 

Mobile Sunday 2014

Mobile-Sunday-2014

Just the day before the official kick-off of the Mobile World Congress, Mobile Sunday is back for the ninth year  to connect with mobile influencers, developers, investors and entrepreneurs in a relaxed social networking environment before the hectic week begins! The event will take place Sunday 23rd of February 2014, in the heart of Barcelona.

Due to the popularity of this event (sells out every year!), they’re asking attendants for a small  fee in order to better handle the people flow. A welcome drink is included in the registration fee. Register and secure your  ticket at 15 euros before February 19th on the Eventbrite site.

When: Sunday, February 23rd, From 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm.

Where: City Hall, 2-4 Rambla de Catalunya (map)

Metro: Catalunya (L1), Passeig de Gràcia (L2)

 

 

Barcelona IOT

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Internet of Things Barcelona Meetup organizes an exceptional networking event during Mobile World Congress to welcome MWC attendants, Internet of Things entrepreneurs and local makers the evening before opening doors. Beers, Internet of Things speakers, live music and a nice terrace to discover the most outstanding Internet of Things projects in Barcelona and around the world. Speakers and activities will be confirmed very soon! Register you free ticket here.

When: Sunday, February 23rd, From 6:00 pm until late.

Where: Pangea Coworking Space, Carrer Docter Trueta 113 (map)

Metro: Bogatell  or Llacuna(L4)

 

Best of British Mobile Start-Ups

As a curtain raiser to Mobile World Congress, UK Trade & Investment, the UK Government’s trade and investment organisation, is showcasing a number of UK early stage companies at this pitching event, followed by networking, in Central Barcelona on Sunday 23rd February 2014. The event is ideal for VC investors who are looking for the hottest mobile tech coming out of the UK and Corporate Venture investors looking to find the latest technology.

Doors will open at 6.30 pm, pitches will go on from 7 pm to 8 pm and then networking with drinks and canapés until 9pm. To register your interest to attend, please complete this short questionnaire. Or enter your promotional code (if you have one) to reveal the ticket options

When: Sunday, February 23rd, From 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Where: Central Barcelona (exact venue will be disclosed on confirmation of your booking)

Metro: Liceu (L3)

MONDAY

 

Annual Ladies Lunch: Barcelona 2014

Annual Ladies Lunch: Barcelona 2014

 

It’s that time of year again when we all descend on Barcelona for Mobile World Congress. And this lunch, which forms part of the Heroes of the Mobile Fringe Festival, is a chance for ladies to get together for an hour or so over a relaxed lunch and chew the fat with our peers. Priority will be given to ladies to attend. If there’s room, then some gentlemen can join too. Lunch will be a variety of tapas to suit all tastes. And a drink will be included with the deal – beer, wine or a soft drink. The price is 25 euros, you need to register your ticket on Eventbrite.

When: Monday, February 24th, From 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm.

Where: Le Rouge BCN, Avenida Diagonal 337 (map).

Metro: Veraguer (L5)

 

Mobile Premier Awards

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This competition powered by AppCircus is the largest open and global cross-platform app competition in the mobile industry, it provides the point of reference for the startup and developer community during Mobile World Congress. The event will take place during the evening of February 24th at Sala Apolo, on the famous Rambla of Barcelona, and will feature winning apps from Appcircus events and Appcircus challenges from 2013.

The Mobile Premier Awards are FREE to attend, register here. Here you will have the chance to meet developers from all over the world competing for the best app of the year.

When: Monday, February 24th, From 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Where: Sala Apolo, Carrer Nou de la Rambla, 113 (map).

Metro: Paral·lel (L2/L3)

 

 

Bubble Over Barcelona with TechCrunch

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This year, the third annual Bubble Over Barcelona (BOB) mixer will take place in a very majestic, modernist building from 1906 located on scenic Paseo de Gracia, in the Eixample area. Mighty PR and Xyo, the hosts of Bubble Over Barcelona (“BoB”), are partnering up with TechCrunch to throw a global mobile meet up designed to mix innovators and influencers in town for Mobile World Congress. The goal of the event is to connect influencers from around the world with mobile innovators from brands large and small while in town for MWC. The evening event will kick off with an intimate dinner for the sponsors, followed by a cocktail party for 200 invited guests with three open bars set up across the two-floor building.

You can purchase your ticker for 50€ on eventbrite or follow  @bobmwc and @TechCrunch for free ticket giveaways!

When: Monday, February 24th, From 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Where: El Palauet, Paseo de Gracia 113 (map).

Metro: Passeig de Gràcia (L2/L4)

 

 

PG’s MWC Mobile Mixer & After Party

PG's MWC Mobile Mixer & After Party

It’s almost Mobile World Congress time again! And what MWC would be complete without a Pocket Gamer party? Well, this one certainly wouldn’t, so please do come and join us on the evening of Monday 24th at Carmelitas from 18:30 till much later to enjoy some sangria, spicy sausage, and a slice of the finest networking action in the mobile games industry. Sign up early to avoid the queues. As with all our events, we welcome all individuals working in the games industry – just bring along your business card to gain entry on the door. Register for free on Eventbrite

When: Monday, February 24th, From 6:30 pm to 17:00 pm.

Where: Carmelitas, Carrer del Doctor Dou 1 (map).

Metro: Liceu (L3)

 

StartApp iCocktail

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StartApp, a global mobile advertising platform, is organizing an exclusive cockatil dinner party during the Mobile World Congress. Please make sure to register, as entrance will be via the RSVP list only. Your registration is subject to StartApp’s approval. The venue is the restaurant Luzia in El Raval neighbourhood.

When: Monday, February 24th, From 7:00 pm to 17:00 pm.

Where: Restaurant Luzia, Carrer del Pintor Fortuny 1 (map).

Metro: Liceu (L3) or Universitat (L1)

 

 

Hot Topics

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Away from the madding crowds of the Congress itself, each panellist will be asked to select the biggest news story of the show and outline why the news is important and how it will change the industry in 2014. Panelists from Quixey, Telefonica, Twilio and Waze will encsure a stimulating debate involving the audience.  It’s an INVITATION-ONLY event, register your interest here for a chance of getting a ticket.

When: Monday, February 24th, From 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Where: El Palauet, Paseo de Gracia 113 (map).

Metro: Passeig de Gràcia (L2/L4)

 

Mobile Growth Hacks

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 What better time than the Mobile World Congress to turn the spotlight on user acquisition on mobile devices and close the gap between web and mobile growth.  Come join Barcelona’s Growth Hackers for an exclusive evening with product/growth & UX fanatic, Andree Huk.

When: Monday, February 24th, From 7:00 pm

Where: itnig HQs, Carrer Àlaba 61, 5-2, Barcelona (map)

Metro: Bogatell (L4)

 

Mix & Mingle with Millennial

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Come mix & mingle with your friends from MILLENNIAL MEDIA at THE MIX. If you are interested in joining Millenial Media for cocktails and light fare in the heart of the city’s trendy Borne District, please register to request an invitation to attend. Better hurry – space is limited.

When: Monday, February 24th, From 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

Where: The Mix, Carrer Commerç 21, Barcelona (map)

Metro: Arc de Triumf (L1), Jaume I (L4)

 

MEF Connects MWC 2014

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For the 12th year MEF is organizing the legendary event on the first night of MWC: MEF Connects MWC! For the second year the event will take place at the Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) and will bring together over 600 international members and invited VIP guests from across the global mobile value chain. The event is sponsored by American Express, TIMWE and Mobitrans.

This is a MEMBER and INVITE-ONLY event, all member companies have been allocated a fixed number of tickets and have received instructions on how to register their attendees online. You can sign up here to register your interest in the event.

When: Monday, February 24th, From 8:00 pm until 1:00 AM.

Where: The Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Plaça dels Àngels, 1
 (map)

Metro: Universitat (L1/L2) or Liceu (L3)

 

 

VIP Mobile Monday Founders/Leaders Mixer + Momentum Accelerator Party

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Mobile Monday, the world’s premiere mobile networking and authority for the mobile entertainment industry, is organizing an exclusive event in Barcelona for Founders and Leaders from around the world. Join in for a night of mingling with other chapter leaders and VIPs. For 2000$ you can get 5 tickets, logo and branding at event and communications and photos on press an social media. For 5000$ you can get 30 tickess and a 5-minutes speech. Register on eventbrite.

When: Monday, February 24th, From 8:00 pm until 12:00 AM.

Where: Rossini Restaurante Italiano, 13 Plaça Reail (map)

Metro: Drassanes (L3) or Liceu (L3)

 

TUESDAY

 

Mobile Masterclass Barcelona

Mobile Masterclass Barcelona

The Mobile Brand Masterclass will show senior brand executives how they can deploy the latest mobile marketing tools and techniques to generate new business and retain loyal customers across all touchpoints. Core themes range from transactional mobile apps and tablet strategies to mobile sites, mobile CRM and mobile advertising. At the free to attend, half-day event, delegates will hear from mobile experts during a brief initial presentation, before moving to a more in-depth consultation during the round-table discussions.  Register here.

When: Tuesday, February 25th, From 10:00 am to 1.00 pm.

Where: Cerveceria Moritz, Ronda de Sant Antoni, 39 (map)

Metro: Universitat/Sant Antoni (L2)

 

 

GSMA Global Mobile Awards Cerimony

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The Awards presentation will take place at the Mobile World Congress on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 as part of the conference programme. The 2014 Awards Shortlist will be announced at the end of January. The Global Mobile Awards Ceremony is open to all shortlisted companies and is included in Platinum, Gold, Silver Passes and media who have been accredited to attend MWC.

When: Tuesday, February 25th, From 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Where: Fira Gran Via, Avenida de la Reina Maria Cristina, Hall 4, Conference Village, Auditorium 1 (map).

Metro: Pl. Espanya (L1/L3/L8)

Barca Starta 2014

The Barca Starta is back for another year. The event, showcasing 10 shortlisted mobile marketing startups, will take place on 25 February. Each finalist will have three minutes to tell their story in front of an audience of VCs and mobile specialists. They will also be featured on the Mobile Marketing website in the run up to the main event.

Entries are closed but you can still attend the event.

When: Tuesday, February 25th, From 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Where: Cerveceria Moritz, Ronda de Sant Antoni, 39 (map)

Metro: Universitat/Sant Antoni (L2)

 

MWC Networking Gardens

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You’re invited to stop by any of the eight Networking Gardens on Tuesday evening from 17:00 – 19:00, 25 February. Enjoy complimentary food and drinks, as well as musical and sporting entertainment, in each Networking Garden. The party will be happening in all eight outdoor Networking Gardens: one located on the lower level (Mediterranean  garden) and seven more along the Upper Walkway (Wood, Vitality, Slate, Tin, Energy, Brick, and Glass gardens).

You’re welcome to take in the ambience of a single Networking Garden, or grab your colleagues and visit each Networking Garden to find the one with the environment you like best. It’s a great time to further explore our new venue and enjoy a beverage before your evening plans.

This event is included in all passes at no additional cost.

When: Tuesday, February 25th, From 5:00pm to 7:00 pm.

Where: Networking Gardens, Fira Gran Via, Avenida de la Reina Maria Cristina (map).

Metro: Pl. Espanya (L1/L3/L8)

 

 

DigitalGravitas – The MWC Battle: iOS vs Android

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DigitalGravitas are hosting an AfterParty for all iOS and Android Developers! They are throwing a party to celebrate all that is Mobile on the 2nd night of the MWC 2014. Drinks are free so bring yourself and your iOS/Android friends along too! iOS Vs Android! Free tickets are sold out, register now on Eventbrite for the 2nd round of tickets at 5£.

When: Tuesday, February 25th, From 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm.

Where: Cerveceria Moritz, Ronda de Sant Antoni, 39 (map)

Metro: Universitat/Sant Antoni (L2)


 

 Pioneers Unplugged Barcelona

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Pioneers Unplugged is an evening full of tech talks, and networking with entrepreneurs, coders, builders, and other troublemakers. Get INSPIRED by local and regional pioneers. Become EMPOWERED. Meet and CONNECT with local and international entrepreneurs, startups, and investors. GREAT CONTENT + NETWORKING + PIZZA + BEER + PARTY!!! Tickets cost €10.00 on Eventbrite.

When: Tuesday, February 25th, From 7:00pm to 11:00 pm.

Where: Twentytú Hi-tech Hostel, 114 Carrer de Pamplona(map).

Metro: Glories or Marina (L1), Bogatell (L4)

 

Mobile Marketing Party

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Learn how to make money with apps. Network globally. Have a good time. International app developers, marketing experts, startup founders, and industry leaders will join together at the Mobile Marketing Party to discuss strategies, tools, and tips to generate revenue with apps. Enjoy an open bar, tapas, demos, and network with the best in the industry. Then mingle late into the night with the vibrant, global app community.

With a limited number of tickets to give away, the Mobile Marketing Party is one of the hottest tickets in town. Register now with free code “MWC2014”, space is limited

When: Tuesday, February 25th, From 7:00 pm until late.

Where: Marmalade, Carrer de la Riera Alta 4-6 (map)

Metro: Sant Antoni (L2) or Liceu (L3)

 

Mobile Marketing Mixer Party

Look no further than the Mobile Marketing Mixer sponsored by MobPartner, which will be hosted at the spectacular Cerveceria Moritz, a unique building, transformed from the old Moritz beer factory into one of Barcelona’s coolest venues. An open bar, light buffet and great music will be sure to make the night one to remember. With only 300 tickets to give away, the Mobile Marketing Mixer is set to be one of the hottest tickets in town. Click here to register your ticket on eventbrite.

When: Tuesday, February 25th, From 8:00 pm until 1:00 am.

Where: Cerveceria Moritz, Ronda de Sant Antoni, 39 (map)

Metro: Universitat or Sant Antoni (L2)

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Wearable Wednesday Barcelona

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 Find out the state of the wearable economy at the inaugural WWbcn event on Wednesday, February 26 at the 4YFN Festival at the Fira de Montjuic and meet the most innovative wearable tech entrepreneurs, demo wearable products, share ideas and discuss trends in both local and global markets. Get your early bird ticket here €15

When: Wednesday, February 26th, From 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Where: Fira de Barcelona, Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina (map)

Metro: Plaça Espanya (L1, L3)

Swedish Beers

swedish beers 2014

Here we are again in February which means only one thing – it’s time for Swedish Beers! Your favourite networking party of the week is back to bring you more beer and more chat. This is a relaxed evening, no formalities, no presentations, no business cards thrust in your face as soon as you arrive. ust come with an open mind, be prepared to see friends old and new, talk nonsense, enjoy a drink or five and have yourself a good time. Oh, and leave the ties, the corporate personas and the sales spiel at the door please. No need to RSVP unless you want to. There’s no guest list, no tickets and there’s no guaranteed entry. Just come and go as you please.

Please note, RSVP’ing on Eventbrite or on Facebook DOES NOT GUARANTEE YOU ENTRY!

When: Wednesday, February 26th, From 7:00 PM until late

Where: DosTrece Restaurant Lounge, Calle Carme 40 (map)

Metro: Liceu (L3)

 

Entrepreneurs Afterparty with Voz.io

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Barcelona bursts with energy during MWC every year and this year voz.io is hosting a meetup for fellow entrepreneurs who can meet, mingle, network, have some beers and share their experiences.What are you waiting for? Join the afterparty now, register your ticket for free on Eventbrite.

When: Wednesday, February 26th, From 8:00 PM until 11:00 PM

Where: Restaurant Rambla, La Rambla 70 (map)

Metro: Liceu (L3)

 

Wayra VIP Dinner & Afterparty

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 On Wednesday, February 26th, Wayra organizes a VIP Dinner & Afterparty that will take place @Mobile World Centre starting at 21:45h, where you will have the chance to connect with international mentors, investors, guest speakers and other key figures in the global entrepreneurial ecosystem. It’s an INVITE-ONLY event.

When: Wednesday, February 26th, From 9:45 PM until late

Where: Mobile World Centre, Carrer de Fontanella 2 (map)

Metro: Catalunya (L1), Urquinanona (L4)

 

THURSDAY

 

Imagine Express Hack-a-Train 2014 Final Event

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A 4-day train ride to Barcelona to London by way of Paris culminates back in Barcelona for a presentation event featuring the Mayor of Barcelona and the latest mobile apps from the Hackatrain. Pick up your tickets here.

When: Thursday, February 27th, From 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM

Where: Mobile World Centre, Carrer de Fontanella 2 (map)

Metro: Catalunya (L1), Urquinanona (L4)

MLOVE MWC 2014 After Party

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 MLOVE is back with the biggest afterparty bash ever in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress 2014.. Join the MLOVE Community at Ocaña, voted Barcelona’s No. 1 bar and club. MLOVE is expecting a sold out club as last year last year there were 400+ people on the waitlist. There will be space to meet, mingle and dance in a hot basement with a curious link to Berlin club connection.  The first drink is free!

You can subscribe to the wailist for free until February 27th, or bypass the wait list and ensure your ticket fort €20.00 on Eventbrite.

When: Thursday, February 27th, From 7:00 PM until 2:00 AM.

Where: Ocaña Barcelona, Plaça Reial, 13 14 15 (map).

Metro: Liceu or Drassanes (L3)

7 Responses to MWC 2014 Barcelona Events & Parties

  1. Solomon Oluwaseyi Ojo says:

    am happy to be part of the party, please the good work growing

  2. Michael Owino says:

    Sounds very interesting, am sold.

  3. Richard Otto says:

    MobileMarketing.nl & Infostrada Interactive has also an Event for all Dutch MWC Visitors on Monday 24 february 17:00 – 19:00 @ the bar of Wood Networking Garden. See you over there!
    http://www.adformatie.nl/blog/pop-netwerkborrel-mobile-world-congres-2014

  4. [...] Aside from showcasing the latest mobile trends and technologies, MWC is also well known for its nightlife and countless parties that take place every night. Check out the MobPartner blog for a great summary of the main parties http://blog.mobpartner.com/2014/01/20/mwc14-events-parties/. [...]

  5. [...] to M-Trends, MobPartner and, of course, the one & only Adriana [...]

  6. [...] Uansett – dette er stedet å være om man vil knytte nye kontakter, møte gamle kjente, eller få innsikt over hva fremtiden bringer for den mobile utviklingen. En viktig del av MWC er mingle-eventene på kveldene. De gjeveste er «by invitation only», men det er fremdeles eventer som det er mulig å delta på – se her for en god oversikt over MWC Parties. [...]

  7. [...] las actividades sociales que se organizan paralelamente en toda la ciudad y durante todo el día. Aquí hay una recopilación de algunas. ¡No tardéis porque muchos eventos ya cuelgan el cartel de SOLD [...]

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