The world’s top cell phone trade fair will attract 55.000 people to Barcelona

January 13, 2011 01:27 PM | CNA / Alex Recolons / Jordi Pueyo

The Mobile World Congress will be held in the Catalan capital for the seventh time. It will take place between 14th and 17th of February and will bring have an economic impact of 200 million euros on the city. Visitors are predicted to occupy 30,000 hotel rooms, 25% higher than last year. However, Barcelona could lose the Mobile World Congress’ organisation contract as the current one ends and other cities put forward their candidature.