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MEF Barcelona 23

2023 will be the Mobile Ecosystem Forum’s (MEF) biggest year yet at MWC (Mobile World Congress) in Barcelona.

There are a range of events starting on the Sunday (26th) to kick off MWC, and including the glitzy MEFFYs Awards on the Monday. Full details are below, and more information can be seen here: https://mobileecosystemforum.com/events_/mef-barcelona-2023/

The Global Forum – Sunday 26th & Monday 27th February

The main global mobile industry bodies all represented under one roof at Casa Llotja de Mar. A mixture of conferences, live streaming and networking. Broad Agenda themes include SMS, Rich Messaging, Anti-Fraud, Identity, Mobile Edge, Regulation, Inclusion and Sustainability to name a few.

On Sunday, start at midday with a guided tour of the stunning venue, Casa Llotja de Mar, followed by lunch, after which the sessions will start.

On Monday the day runs from 9am, with breaks for coffee and lunch with plenty of time to network and meet the speakers and attendees.

The full agenda for the two days can be accessed here: https://mobileecosystemforum.com/events_/mef-global-forum/

Club MEF – 26th & 27th February

MEF members business lounge is open to members and their guests. This is an exclusive area, comfortably furnished to hold meetings and to work. There is a hospitality service within the lounge. In addition, the MEF Expo area will have demos and showcase new products.

Details: https://mobileecosystemforum.com/events_/club-mef/

MEF Lounge – 26th February from 17:30

Join us for an informal ‘welcome to Barcelona’ drinks and tapas on Sunday. Taking place at Casa Llotja de Mar, with its stunning heated patio courtyard, food, drink and entertainment, this is the perfect way to ease into MWC. This amazing 14th century location stands on the seafront in the historic centre of the city. The venue provides something for everyone, including quieter places (the Chillout Zone) for one-on-one meetings. You can impress your guests, or come alone and make new connections. Make sure the MEF LOUNGE is your first stop. You won’t want to be anywhere else!

More details: https://mobileecosystemforum.com/events_/mef-lounge-in-barcelona-2/

The MEFFYS Awards & MEFFYS Ball – 27th February from 18:30

The 18th Annual MEFFYS ‘Black Tie’ Awards will be held during MWC in Barcelona. This is the ‘Oscars’ of the Mobile Ecosystem with the winners of the seven categories announced LIVE on the night. Held at the stunning Casa Llotja de Mar, expect surprise entertainment, live music, dancing until the small hours, the industry’s top awards and exquisite hospitality.

Details: https://mobileecosystemforum.com/events_/meffys-awards-2023/

The Future of Mobile Summit – 28th February

Being held at the FIRA from 15:00 to 19:00 this event will include some of the biggest names in the mobile industry speaking across a variety of sessions including future of messaging, future of identity​, connectivity/roaming​, future of Gaming/Content​, and future talent.

Full speakers and agenda to be released soon.


The Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) is a global trade body established in 2000 and headquartered in the UK with members across the world. As the voice of the mobile ecosystem, it focuses on cross-industry best practices, anti-fraud and monetisation. The Forum provides its members with global and cross-sector platforms for networking, collaboration and advancing industry solutions.

Web: https://mobileecosystemforum.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mef

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/mobile-ecosystem-forum

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MobileEcosystemForum/

By mac