MWC Shanghai

26. - 28. June 2024 | Trade fair and conference for the mobile and communications industry

MWC Shanghai, held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), is a specialized trade fair and conference focusing on the mobile communications and telecommunications industry. The abbreviation "MWC" stands for "Mobile World Congress," highlighting the event's international significance and global impact..

This annual event takes place at the SNIEC, one of the world's leading exhibition centers, situated in the dynamic metropolis of Shanghai. As an international meeting point for experts in the mobile communications industry, MWC Shanghai attracts visitors from all over the world.

The event is organized by the GSM Association, a globally recognized organization committed to the advancement of mobile communication and technologies. MWC Shanghai is an integral part of the MWC series of events, with its main event being held in Barcelona since 1987.

MWC Shanghai focuses on forward-looking topics such as 5G, smart mobility, fintech, the Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0, the Metaverse, and Web 3.0. Exhibitors from various sectors, including telecommunications, IT, and financial services, showcase their latest innovations and services here.

The fair is distinguished by its diverse highlights, including training sessions, expert summits, and discussion rounds on topics such as satellite networks, eSIM services, sustainability, and mobile cybersecurity. A special zone is dedicated to startups and innovations, emphasizing the importance of MWC Shanghai as a platform for new ideas and technologies.

Another highlight is the Asia Mobile Awards (AMO), which honors outstanding achievements of individuals and organizations contributing to the betterment of the world through connectivity. This includes groundbreaking technologies, mobile devices, and the resilient leadership driving the industry forward.

The primary target audience for MWC Shanghai includes professionals from the telecommunications and IT industries, executives, decision-makers, and innovators. The fair offers a unique opportunity for networking, sharing experiences, and discovering new trends and solutions.

As part of the international MWC series, MWC Shanghai is a significant meeting point that reinforces Shanghai's role as an international center for technology and innovation.

The Shanghai New International Expo Centre, with its central location and excellent transportation connections, provides the ideal setting for an event of such significance. With its modern infrastructure and proximity to Shanghai's attractions, it is the perfect venue for an event that puts innovation and progress at the forefront.

The MWC will take place on 3 days from Wednesday, 26. June to Friday, 28. June 2024 in Shanghai.

In 30 days
26.06.2024 - 28.06.2024*
Wednesday - Friday, 3 days
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Local time:
19:56 h (UTC +08:00)

Fair location:

Shanghai New International Expo Center - SNIEC,
2345 Long Yang Road Pudong Area, 201204 Shanghai, Shanghai, China


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Fair organizer
GSM Ass.
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Past editions:
  • 28. - 30. June 2023

Fair location:

Shanghai New International Expo Center - SNIEC,
2345 Long Yang Road Pudong Area, 201204 Shanghai, Shanghai, China


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Product groups: IT systems, laptops, mobile phones, notebooks, smartphones, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the MWC taking place?
The MWC fair takes place in Shanghai, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center - SNIEC.

When is the MWC taking place?
Visit the MWC from 26. - 28. June 2024.

How often does the MWC take place?
The MWC takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the MWC?
The MWC is an exhibition for Mobile Telephony, Electronics and Electrical.