Mobile World Congress (MWC) is the world’s largest annual gathering of mobile and related industry C-Level executives. MWC is organized by the GSM Association (GSMA). The GSMA represents the mobile operators worldwide, uniting the operators with the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset and device makers, software companies, equipment providers and Internet companies, as well as organizations in adjacent industry sectors.
According to GSMA, more than 72,000 visitors from over 200 countries attended the 2013 Mobile World Congress. The conference and exhibition attracted executives from the world’s largest mobile operators, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies as well as government delegations from across the globe.