The GSMA purchased itself extra time, asserting in the present day that its flagship MWC Barcelona present might be postponed till June of subsequent yr.
The in-person MWC Barcelona will now happen between June 28 to July 1, 2021. And MWC Shanghai will occur from February 23–25, 2021.
The GSMA is hoping that each exhibits draw substantial in-person attendance. But it surely’s additionally hedging its bets, organising a digital side to the exhibits, as nicely.
Usually, this could be the time of yr when exhibitors and convention attendees can be making their plans for MWC, which has traditionally taken place in Barcelona on the finish of February every year. However analysts had speculated that there was little chance the convention may occur in February or March, 2021, since instances of Covid-19 have been on the upswing in Spain just lately. To not point out that many borders are closed to guests from numerous international locations.
Based on Cell World Stay, the publication related to the GSMA, 78 of the 100 largest MWC exhibitors together with Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia have already confirmed participation at MWC 21 Barcelona.
Ericsson was the primary huge vendor to drop out of MWC Barcelona 2020, which finally was canceled on February 12. MWC Los Angeles was additionally cancelled for 2020.
MWC Los Angeles is scheduled as a stay occasion from October 26–28, 2021, and everybody’s crossing their fingers that Covid-19 might be only a unhealthy reminiscence by then.