All the exhibitors’ stands of Mobile World Congress 2014 are already sold, eight months before the event starts, according to sources close to the Organization have been confirmed. A total of 94,000 square meters in the Fira Gran Via. Organization raises now initiate the sale of new stands in the grounds of Fira de Montjuïc to complete exhibitors at Mobile World Congress 2014.
GSMA is the institution responsible for commercializing the 94,000 square metres of Hospitalet enclosure. At the end of the last Congress, which was held in February, had already sold much of available losstand, report the same partners. Fill the fairgrounds only has cost them four months more.
Last January, John Hoffman, CEO of the GSMA, announced that the Congress Mobile growth had them very pleasantly surprised. He even confessed that they did not expect that in an Edition space left them small existing demand.
For this reason, he opened the door to that part of the activities held in the enclosure of Fira Montjuïc in Barcelona. Initially, he said that certain evening events organized directly in salons available in avenida Maria Cristina of the Catalan capital. Now, GSMA studies fit into this second enclosure exhibitors who have been left out of L’Hospitalet, designated the same sources.
Mobile World Congress 2014, an important economic injection for Barcelona
The sale of Mobile World Congress stands is an important economic injection for Fira Barcelona and GSMA. The previous edition was marketed square meter of exhibitors to about 3,000, according to other sources in the sector.
Visitors tickets are also the most expensive. A visitor’s pass costs about 700 euros, although it does not enter certain areas reserved to the exhibitors or networking. Therefore there are entries that range between 2,000 and 5,000 euros and allow access to all these corners of Gran Vía fair, in addition to certain additives, such as transportation and food services.
The economic impact of the Mobile World Congress for Barcelona city is also very important. 72,000 People who passed through the 2013 event left 320 million euros, two figures that represent a record in the city.
Mobile World Congress 2014 will take place from the 24th to the 27th of February 2014