Networking Events at Mobile World Congress 2009 (UPDATED 2/4/09)

January 27, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Events, Mobile

Updated 2/4/09

Below, please find a list of some of the open networking events that are happening around Mobile World Congress 2009 in Barcelona.  Many of these parties require registration.

If you’ve got any parties you’d like me to add to the list, please email me.

Sunday, Feb 15:

  • Mobile Sunday Barcelona hosted by Rudy De Waele (Twitter: @mtrends)
    • Location: @ CLUB MIX
    • Start: 07:00 PM
    • End: 11:55 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Register here

Monday, Feb 16:

  • Mobile Peer Awards hosted by MobileMonday Barcelona
    • Location: PALAU DE LA MÚSICA CATALANA, Barcelona
    • Start: 03:30 PM
    • End: 08:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Register here
  • LiMo Information Briefing and Reception
    • Location: Salon Saria, Hotel Barcelo Sants, Plaza Del Paisos Catalans
    • Start: 03:30 PM
    • End: 07:00 PM
    • Register here

Tuesday, Feb 17:

  • Yahoo!
    • Location: Hall 7, Booth #7B26
    • Start: 05:00 PM
    • End: 07:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Register here
  • Netsize Guide Launch Party 2009
    • Description:launch party of its global mobile industry report “The Netsize Guide 2009″ on 17th February 2009 starting at 7pm till late during the MWC Barcelona”
    • Location: Shôko Lounge Club, Passeig Marítim (La Barceloneta) 36
    • Start: 07:00 PM
    • End: Late
    • Cost: Free
    • Register here
  • Mobile Media Tweet-up and smaato Mobile Advertising Awards
    • Description: “The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona 2009 is gathering interesting people and active Twitter-Users from around the world. We want to invite twitter-fans, executives, experts, bloggers and journalists to the first MOBILE MEDIA TWEETUP.  The event is realized by MOCOM 2020, the first Non-Profit Open Think Tank about the future of mobile communications – in teamwork of SIMYO and SMAATO.
    • Location: Broadbar: Carrer d’Aribau 191, 08021 Barcelona, Spain
    • Start: 07:00 PM
    • End: ?
    • Register here. This event is invite only, but they’ve reserved 20 tix for the Mocom 2020 community, and you can get a code here. And, @hneidhardt may also still have tix, based on his recent tweet.
  • ink’s phat MWC party hosted by Ink Communications

    • Location: “Dostrece” (in the lounge downstairs): Calle Carme 40, Barcelona (Metro: Liceu- linea verde)
    • Start: 08:00 PM
    • End: 11:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • RSVP required by Feb 10. Tweet: @jennalee or email Jennifer. More information here

Wednesday, Feb 18

  • Handmark Cocktail Party (UPDATE: 2/4/09)

    • Location: Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel (Invite only)
    • Start: 16:00
    • End: 20:00
    • This party is invitation only, but if you’re interested in doing business with Handmark, send them an email to introduce yourself, and they may send you an invite.
  • GoMo News Blender Mobile World Congress 2009
    • Location: “Bel Chica”: Carrer de Villarroel, 60, 08011, Barcelona
    • Start: 06:00 PM
    • End: 10:00 PM
    • Cost: Free
    • Register here

Thursday, Feb 19

  • WIP Mobile Jam Session
    • Location: Hall 2 at the Fira
    • Start: 10 a.m.
    • Cost: Free
    • Registration required, limited to 200 attendees. More information & link to request registration here.
  • TechCrunchTalk Mobile 2.0 hosted by Mike Butcher
    • Start: 03:00 PM
    • End: 09:00 PM
    • Cost: €10.00
    • Register here

Other parties TBA

  • Stay tuned to the Swedish Beers blog for news on if/when they’ll be having a drinks party at Mobile World Congress…
  • There may be an additional Tweet-up happening on Wednesday before the GoMo News Blender.  Event and details TBD. Keep you eyes peeled on the #MWC09 hashtag on Twitter and the Vantage Points blog.
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