Mobile World Congress Americas will take place September 12-14 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The GSMA expects that approximately 25,000 professionals and more than 1,000 companies from across the mobile industry and adjacent industry sectors will participate at Mobile World Congress Americas 2018.
“We’re looking forward to the second edition of Mobile World Congress Americas and the move to Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world. This year’s show will really illustrate how mobile is reshaping how media and content are produced and consumed,” said Michael O’Hara, Chief Marketing Officer, GSMA. “In this digital age, mobile is essential to driving innovation, enabling creativity and advancing economic growth. Along with our partner, CTIA, we’re excited to put a spotlight on how mobile is enabling a better future at Mobile World Congress Americas.”
More than 1,000 companies will participate in the 2018 Mobile World Congress Americas, including major brands such as Accenture, American Express OPEN, Cox Business, Ericsson, G+D Mobile Security, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics America, Samsung Networks, Sprint, Syniverse, TELUS, Verizon and ZTE, among others.
For 2018, the GSMA will again offer the MWCA Tours, a series of topic and exhibition-focused tours to address the specific needs of different audiences at Mobile World Congress Americas. Confirmed tour topics include 5G and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), IoT, Business Transformation and Emerging Tech.
GSMA will explore the three main themes of Innovation; Content, Media and Entertainment; and the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The conference will include compelling keynote sessions with CEOs from across the broad mobile ecosystem and adjacent industry sectors, along with a series of sessions that will explore specific subjects in greater depth, including CTIA’s “Everything Policy” track, which focuses on trends and developments in government and public policy.