Barcelona’s 2016 Mobile World Congress

Not only now that I’m studying Computer Science, but also when I was a kid, I’ve always been a mobile passionate. Therefore, I could say that attending the most relevant event worldwide relative to them has been a dream came true.

Outside views of the MWC, at Fira Gran Via

You may think it’s a sumptuous spectacle, whose target is reduced to wealthy nerds or multi-national ICT conglomerates. And the price of the ticket won’t help me convincing you otherwise, since it starts at 600€. But nonetheless, it’s still the perfect chance for those start-ups seeking investors. In that case, it’s worth every penny. Additionally, every year the congress hosts the most cutting-edge companies, from Microsoft to Google, going through Intel, Dell or Samsung, as well as their highlighted managers, who usually give interesting open-door conferences. All this without taking into account the huge amount of brand-new smartphones available to try out right there.

Android Garden at MWC

But not everything was as well-organized. Indeed, if you had come, you would have agreed with me at that the catering service left much to be desired. The drinks weren’t cold and the sandwiches ran out as quick as a flash!

Even so, the overall balance of the Mobile World Congress was extremely positive, and I’m looking forward being back, perhaps, playing a more renowned role.