GSMA Launches Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017
The GSMA today announced the first details of the 2017 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including confirmed exhibitors and sponsors, as well as a range of programmes and activities taking place at the annual mobile industry event. Under the theme of “The Human Element”, Mobile World Congress Shanghai will be held from Wednesday, 28 June through Saturday, 1 July 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). The GSMA expects that more than 65,000 attendees will participate in the Shanghai event, including professionals from across the mobile industry and adjacent sectors, as well as consumers.
“We are excited to be returning to Shanghai for what will be our most extensive Asia event yet,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “We have increased the show’s footprint from four to seven halls at the SNIEC to accommodate additional exhibitors, events and experiences, and we’ve also expanded the opening hours of the Mobile World Congress Shanghai “Experience Halls” to four days to address growing consumer demand. We look forward to again welcoming the mobile world to Shanghai.”
International Smart City Expo To Be Part of Mobile World Congress Shanghai
The GSMA has signed an agreement with Pudong New Area Commission of Commerce, Pudong Science and Economy Commission and Shanghai Wistropolitan Exhibition Company Limited to incorporate The International Smart City Expo – Shanghai Pudong in Mobile World Congress Shanghai.
Ma Xuejie, Vice Chairman of Pudong New Area Commission of Commerce and Zhang Aiping, Vice Chairman of Pudong Science and Economy Commission commented, “We are very pleased to be cooperating even more closely with the GSMA. Pudong will demonstrate its strength in the areas of technology innovation and free trade, and promote Pudong as a leader in smart tourism, smart community and smart exhibition. Further we will work to accelerate the exchange of science and technology within the industry, underscoring the service capabilities of the New District Government.”
Mobile World Congress Shanghai to Showcase more than 650 Companies
This year, the Mobile World Congress Shanghai exhibition is expanding to seven halls at the SNIEC, including both “Industry Halls” and “Experience Halls”. As always, the exhibition at Mobile World Congress Shanghai will showcase innovative products, services and technologies that are shaping the future of mobile from across the mobile ecosystem, as well as adjacent industry sectors such as automotive and consumer electronics. Confirmed exhibitors include Alibaba, China Unicom, Cisco Systems, CITIC Telecom, CTTIC, Datang Telecom, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HTC, Huawei Technologies, LeEco, My Kronoz, NEC, Nokia Shanghai Bell, Oberthur Technologies, Qualcomm, Snail Mobile, Sony, Visa, Volkswagen and ZTE, among others. The show floor will also feature regional pavilions including Israel, Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.
The GSMA Innovation City will again be a highlight of the Mobile World Congress Shanghai exhibition, with Akyumen, HID, Huawei and MyFC confirmed as leading partners. In this unique space, attendees will immerse themselves in technology-led experiences that illustrate how mobile-connected products and services are improving the daily lives of citizens and businesses. From home to office, from connected cars to global transport logistics, the Innovation City provides key insights on the future of mobility.
Launched at Shanghai in 2016, 4 Years From Now (4YFN) and the Youth Mobile Festival (YoMo) will both return to Mobile World Congress Shanghai. Bringing together more than 100 local and international startups, 4YFN will continue to focus on promoting the development of international entrepreneurial talent in Asia. YoMo will again provide an engaging, fun and hands-on educational experience for young people and families. In addition to 4YFN and YoMo, the exhibition will include focused areas such as the Gaming Zone, Device City and the Drone Zone. For more information on the Mobile World Congress Shanghai exhibition, visit www.mwcshanghai.com/exhibition.
Conference to Explore Latest Mobile Trends and Topics
The three-day conference at Mobile World Congress Shanghai will be held 28-30 June and will explore topics such as 5G, connecting the unconnected, digital commerce, digital content, disruptive technologies, enterprise mobility, mobile and media, the Internet of Things and mobile identity and privacy, next-generation networks, security, virtual reality and augmented reality among others. The Call for Papers for the Mobile World Congress Shanghai conference is now open. For more information on the conference, including the Call for Papers, visit www.mwcshanghai.com/conference/become-a-speaker/cfp17-submit.
Mobile World Congress Shanghai: Largest Carbon Neutral Event in Asia
Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2016 has been officially certified by the British Standards Institute as carbon neutral under the international PAS 2060 standard, reinforcing its position as the largest carbon neutral exhibition and conference in Asia. For 2016, the GSMA implemented a range of measures to reduce emissions for Mobile World Congress Shanghai, resulting in a greenhouse gas reduction of more than 54 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent. To offset the total remaining carbon footprint of approximately 18,300 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent, the GSMA is supporting United Nations-certified projects including a wind power project in Liaoning province in China, as well as a small hydropower project in Guanxi province, China.
Get Involved at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2017
For more information on the 2017 Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including how to attend, exhibit, partner or sponsor, visit www.mwcshanghai.com. Follow developments and updates on Mobile World Congress Shanghai through our social media channels – follow us on Twitter at @GSMA and use #MWCS17, get regular updates through our LinkedIn Showcase Page at www.linkedin.com/company/mobile-world-congress-shanghai, and follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mwcshanghai. In China, you can follow us on Sina Weibo weibo.com/mwcshanghai or on the GSMA account on WeChat. For additional information on GSMA social channels, visit www.mwcshanghai.com/about/contact/social-media.
About the GSMA
The GSMA represents the interests of mobile operators worldwide, uniting nearly 800 operators with almost 300 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and internet companies, as well as organisations in adjacent industry sectors. The GSMA also produces industry-leading events such as Mobile World Congress, Mobile World Congress Shanghai, Mobile World Congress Americas and the Mobile 360 Series of conferences.
For more information, please visit the GSMA corporate website at www.gsma.com. Follow the GSMA on Twitter: @GSMA.
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