If you haven’t registered for Mobile World Congress, there’s still time.
Really, there is.
It’s on the 16th to the 19th of February. We’ll be bringing you the best damn coverage available on the planet, BAR NONE.
Look for us to bring you stimulating opinion from the show floor along with perspective that, frankly, you just don’t get anywhere else.
But if you’re looking for a reason to pick up your passport and attend, here — courtesy of Jose Aranda, Event Director of GSMA — are their top ten reasons for registering:
1. Best networking opportunities, with over 46% C-Level attendees
2. On average over 18 new business leads for each attendee
3. Thousands of new products, and service announcements
4. Over 2700 press and media, generating thousands of articles
5. Leading operators, and mobile companies all there
6. Meet the finalists of the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, and the Mobile Innovation Global Award Competition
7. Learn the latest industry initiatives at FREE GSMA seminars
8. Network at the Mobile Money Pavilion, Innovation Zone, Green Power Pavilion, Mobile Media and Entertainment Zone, and GSMA Pavilion
9. Get a chance to see two-time Academy Award winning actor and film director Kevin Spacey as part of the MoFilm festival and MoFilm stand in the Media and Entertainment Hall!
10. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the beautiful city of Barcelona, click here to read your welcome letter
11. Meet the Mobile Industry Review team in person — Ewan MacLeod, Dan Lane, Ben Smith and James Whatley.
(Ok, so I added the 11th reason)
And if you are REALLY quick, there are still hotels available.
Jose mentions these examples:
* Catalonia Bristol – 3 star hotel located in Sant Andreu de la Barca Ã¢â‚¬â€œ starting at Ã¢â€šÂ¬106 per night
* Campanille Barcelona – 3 star hotel located in Barbera del Valles Ã¢â‚¬â€œ starting at Ã¢â€šÂ¬106 per night
* Gran Hotel Catalonia – 4 star hotel located in the Centre of Barcelona Ã¢â‚¬â€œ starting at Ã¢â€šÂ¬280 per night
Those aren’t getting to SILLY prices yet — although the Gran Hotel Catalonia is getting there. Snap’em up quick.