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The GSMA Barcelona MWC 2019 is just around the corner, ladies and gents, and we all know what that means.
This MWC 2019 Party List has over 20 parties and events that you're going to want to attend this year. For all of you who have waited until last minute to sign up for these parties, may the odds be ever in your favour for getting your hands on entrances to these exclusive MWC 2019 parties. This list goes in chronological order, so you can organise your week around your party schedule. Happy learning, networking, and please, remember to drink responsibly.
1.) ClickBid - MWC Pre-Cocktail Date: Sunday, February 24th 7pm-10pm Party Location: The Gates Barcelona Terrace Hotel What to Expect: This year, the ClickBid crew are back in town and ready to kick off the tech world's most important week of the year. Join them on the swanky rooftop of the Gates Barcelona Terrace Hotel, enjoy some free drinks and networking sessions. Dress code is smart, casual and branded accepted, so don't show up in your trainers and sweatsuit, deal?
Welcome to the Click Congress! ClickBid Barcelona MWC Pre-Cocktail
2.) Tech.eu - Mobile Sunday Date: Sunday, February 24th, 6pm-10pm Party Location: Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm What to Expect: This legendary MWC party is back again to kick off the week in one of Barcelona's most epic event venues - the Old Estrella Damm Factory. For the 4th consecutive year, this event will help you ease your way into networking conversations with a cold, free beer in one hand, and some delicious street food in the other. Tickets are almost sold out, so you'll want to get yours before it's too late. Bring your A-game, the crowd attending Mobile Sunday is definitely who you want to be networking with.
Mobile Sunday by Tech.eu
3.) Light Reading Live - Meet the Editors & Analysts Date: Sunday, February 24th, 7pm-8:30pm Party Location: Patrón Restaurant What to Expect: "Putting the 'open' in open bar since 2000" sounds like a slogan we can definitely get behind - you too? This MWC 2019 party is the perfect place to kick off the week with team members from Light Reading, Heavy Reading, Telecoms.com, Tractica and Ovum, as well as other tech industry leaders interested in some snacks, light reading, and potentially very heavy drinking. Sign up and don't miss out on this event.
Meet the Editors & Analysts Light Reading Live
4.) Tappx and Pixalate - Transparent Date: Monday, February 25th, 8pm-10pm Party Location: To Be Revealed What to Expect: Open bar, clandestine location, mystery, intrigue, assorted canapés, you get the picture. It's going to be a good time, and you don't want to miss it. Will you be one of the lucky chosen few to get an invitation? Fingers crossed, as they are hand-picking a very select crowd to attend this secret MWC party. Party crashing is not an option, as they only reveal the location to those who have been invited. Best of luck!
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5.) AdCash and Appmediation - Shake it Up Date: Monday, February 25th, and Tuesday, February 26th 5pm-6pm Party Location: Booth F50, Hall 8.1 What to Expect: If you can handle your alcohol like an Estonian, then you need not fear this MWC happy hour. This year Estonian Vana Tallinn shots will be provided along with Spanish tapas at the AdCash and Appmediation booth in Hall 8.1. Be prepared to leave in a better mood after you shoot 'em back with the Estonians. It's called "happy hour" for a reason, right? Terviseks! Salud! Cheers!
Vana Tallinn sponsors AdCash and AppMediation Happy Hour
6.) Tech.eu + Rudy de Waele & Marc Pous - IoT Stars MWC 2019 Date: Monday, February 25th, 7pm-10pm Party Location: Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm What to Expect: This year, IoT Stars will be celebrating its 5th edition and maintaining its claim as the most famous networking event for the Internet of Things. Be prepared to network and mingle with C-suite industry players, designers, developers, creators, and more at this famous MWC event. Be sure to sign up ASAP as this event sells out fast every year.
IoT Stars at the Antiga Fábrica Estrella Damm
7.) AppsFlyer - Mobile Mangafest Date: Monday, February 25th, 9pm Party Location: Sutton Barcelona What to Expect: Quite possibly one of the most highly-anticipated MWC parties of 2019, this is one you do not want to miss, folks. AppsFlyer is renting out the posh Sutton Barcelona nightclub to host a wild Mobile Mangafest. Whether you're into Manga or not, is not really what matters, is it? What matters is that you like to party, dance, and enjoy one of Barcelona's coolest nightclubs. Sign up to get an invitation, and cross your fingers that they accept your request. Suerte! Good luck!
MWC Barcelona 2019 Mobile Mangafest by AppsFlyer
8.) YouAppi - Lab Hours After Dark Date: Monday, February 25th 4pm-6pm Party Location: Booth 8.1 F21 What to Expect: Calling all "ad" scientists. If you're into after parties and advertising, then this is where you want to be on Monday at 4pm, on the dot. There's not a better place to pre-game before a long night of networking events, team dinners, and cocktail parties! This happy hour will get you ready with some liquid courage and small bites to power up for the most entertaining Monday you've had in awhile. Sign up here and request your invitation today.
Happy Hour at YouAppi Hall 8.1 - F21
9.) PICKASO +TheTool - ASO & Beers Date: Monday, February 25th 7pm-9pm Party Location: Palau de Mar Pier 01 Plaza Pau Vila What to Expect: If you're in the app marketing industry and are looking to connect with your fellow comrades over a couple of brews, you'll want to write this event down in your agenda. The lineup includes an introduction to ASO experts, a Q&A, followed by everyone's favourite - networking facilitated by drinks, of course! Sign up to request an invitation and get more information about this event here!
Pickaso + TheTool + mVenturesBcn
10.) Headway - Headway Digital After Party Date: Monday, February 25th-Thursday, February 28th Party Location: App Planet Hall 8.1 D10 What to Expect: This year Headway Digital has some big plans in store, and they generously want to celebrate with all of you lucky MWC attendees. They plan on unveiling their new branding, showcasing the mobile app promotion technology of the future, and most importantly, hosting an after party with all of you MWC party-goers. Stop by their booth, be kind, and inquire about their illustrious week-long after party!
MWC19 Headway Digital After Party
11.) Mobile Marketing - Mobile Marketing Mixer Party 2019 Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 8pm-12am Party Location: Cervecería Moritz, Ronda de Sant Antoni, 39 What to Expect: Start off this Tuesday during MWC at one of Barcelona's most famous beer factories - the Moritz Beer Factory in the heart of the Sant Antoni neighbourhood. If you're looking to connect with some of mobile marketing's most important players, chances are they'll be sipping on a Moritz beer on Tuesday, the 26th. If you didn't get your free ticket, you can still get a guaranteed entry ticket. You don't want to miss this event, so click here to sign up.
Mobile Marketing Magazine MWC Mixer
12.) Appsumer - Cocktails & Canapés MWC19 Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 6:30pm-8:30pm Party Location: Marmalade Barcelona What to Expect: To celebrate Appsumer’s newly formed premier partnership with Google, they're celebrating with cocktails, canapés, and good vibes. Turn your Tuesday evening into an chance to network, enjoy one of Barcelona's coolest bars, Marmalade, in the heart of the Raval neighbourhood, and hurry to sign up! This event is by invitation only where spaces are limited, so be sure to secure your spot here!
13.) MWC Brokerage Event - MWC Brokerage Event Date: Tuesday, February 26th- Thursday, February 28th, from 10am every morning Party Location: Pavilion (CS20 at Congress Square) What to Expect: "The Brokerage Event is a B2B matchmaking where 20-minute bilateral meetings are scheduled according to each participants availability, interests and goals, to find international business and technology partners." We couldn't have said it better ourselves. This interesting platform for an event is dynamic, strategic and efficient. If you've never been to a business "speed-dating" event, now is your chance to try one out. For MWC pass holders only!
Brokerage Event MWC 2019
14.) Dutch Mobile Community - Holland House Dinner Xperience Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 8pm-10:30pm Party Location: El Chipirón What to Expect: Interested in getting down with the Dutch this MWC? The Holland House Dinner Xperience is where you should be headed on February 26th if you answered yes. The restaurant, El Chipirón is located in the heart of the Barcelona Port, offering some of the loveliest views of the water, and not to mention, some delicious seafood. Organised by the Dutch Mobile Community, this event is a great opportunity for any of you Dutch MWC participants or companies to network.
Photo by Cel Lisboa on Unsplash
15.) The Female Quotient - Home of Equality Lounge Date: Tuesday, February 26th 2pm-6pm, Wednesday, February 27th Party Location: SAP Booth What to Expect: Here's what's on the agenda with the world-famous, The Female Quotient- 2PM - 2:30PM The Leaders of Tomorrow: Advancing the Next Generation of Talent 2:30PM - 3PM Why and How We're Rewriting the Rules of the Workplace 3PM - 3:30PM The Power of Purpose Driven Spending in an Experience Economy 3:30PM - 4PM Science Fiction: A Starship for Enterprise Innovation On Wednesday, the Women4Tech Equality tour! Sign up today for access to TFQ lounge and SAP booth.
16.) Startup Grind - VC Night after Mobile World Congress Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 7pm-9:30pm Party Location: Antiga Fàbrica Estrella Damm What to Expect: Calling all startups! Startup Grind is the largest community of entrepreneurs worldwide, and is in fact partners with Google for Startups. This year, you won't want to miss an opportunity to enjoy a cold Estrella Damm beer, an open mic session where any attendee is given 30 seconds to ask for help for his/her startup, and a chance to meet a venture capitalist who can help make your dreams into reality.
Photo by Jonas Jacobsson on Unsplash
17.) Singular and AppLovin - GREAT GATSBY MWC Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 9pm-1am Party Location: Gatsby Barcelona What to Expect: There is nothing like a MWC theme party to keep the party alive during this exciting and hectic week. This year, Singular and AppLovin is taking the party scene to a whole new level and hosting a Great Gatsby-themed party in none other than the Gatsby Barcelona club. Be sure to request an invitation to MWC's most glamorous party of the year. #GreatGatsbyMWC
Great Gatsby MWC Party
18.) Quobis - Quobis TAPAS PARTY Date: Wednesday, February 27th, 8pm-11pm Party Location: Carlitos Restaurante What to Expect: For starters, you can expect to taste some delicious traditional Spanish tapas (no surprise here) at this MWC party. At the Quobis Tapas Party, you can expect to try some of the most typical Spanish and Catalan tapas, such as "la ensaladilla rusa" or homemade croquettes to be washed down with a cool glass of Spanish wine. If you're a food lover, you'll want to attend this tapas party.
19.) Digital Sapiens - Digital Sapiens Unicorns & Stars 4YFN Party Date: Wednesday, February 27th 6pm-9pm Party Location: Cobuilder Hub What to Expect: Contrary to the party name, you won't find any unicorns. But you will find some of tech's most talented and renowned players coming together to kick off the end of an amazing week at MWC. If you work in media, recruiting, or if you're an investor or entrepreneur, this is an event you don't want to miss. Be prepared to sell your pitch, share business cards, and meet some of the stars and most promising talent from 4 Years From Now (4YFN). Early bird tickets are sold out, but you can still get regular entrance tickets!
Digital Sapiens 4YFN MWC 2019
20.) CAPSiDE + Google Cloud - Reinventando el departamento de IT con Google Cloud Date: Wednesday, February 27th, 9:30am-2pm Event Location: Hospital de Sant Pau Recinte What to Expect: Though this isn't a party of sorts, if you work in the Cloud industry of tech, this is going to be well worth your time and energy. Listen in as the CEO of CAPSiDE, Josep Ruano, speaks about how the corporate IT world has come to an end, how the Cloud will change governmental infrastructure, and other scintillating topics. Warning - this event is for all of you Spanish-speakers out there attending MWC 2019. This free event includes insight into a powerful up-and-coming industry, free coffee, and even a free cocktail and networking session.
21.) TechTribe - TechTribe Networking Event Date: Wednesday, February 27th Party Location: Roto Barcelona What to Expect: Live concert, snacks, and a beautiful venue located just metres from sea is what you can expect at the TechTribe Networking Event. Be ready to interact and network with some figureheads in the tech industry, such as speakers from N26, King, and Typeform. Be sure to sign up for this event today as early bird tickets have already sold out!
TechTribe Networking Event MWC 2019
22.) Mobile Heroes - Swedish Beers Date: Wednesday, February 27th, 7pm-2am Party Location: Bar Muy Buenas What to Expect: The instructions are clear as can be - leave your tie and suit at the door, because this event is all about casual, relaxed networking over a couple of drinks. This event is an opportunity for you to finish off the best week of your tech life over some free cocktails, mingle with people who share the same passions for tech as you, and cheers to the end of MWC 2019. Sign up for this free event today, and be sure to say thanks to the awesome Swedes who organised this MWC party.
Swedish Beers MWC 2019
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