anchorBuild-up & Dismantling Schedule




General Information

  • All personnel requiring access to the venue during build-up and /or dismantling periods must register for the necessary pass
  • Exhibitors and Contractors may only access the site for build-up on the day detailed for your specific stand type
    • Exhibitors should plan the design of their stand space with the level of complexity that can realistically be built within the official build-up period
    • Exhibitors who feel that more time may be needed for their construction can contact servifira directly to discuss the possibility of an early access tenancy agreement, at the exhibitors own cost
  • Please note:
    • If a contractor has various stands within the event, the combined square meters of all stands can be applied to this list
    • No vehicle movement or work at height is permitted inside the venue on Sunday 26 February 2023Click here for more details
  • Security & ID Checks
    • Passport or National ID must be presented when accessing the venue. ID checks will be performed at all access points
    • Only Passport or European Union National ID Card will be accepted for access to MWC. This includes the build-up, event and dismantling periods. Other forms of ID including driving licenses or similar are not valid to access the venue
    • Important: The ID document shown at access points must be the same used for registration
  • PPE - Personal Protective Equipment
    • Hard hats and high visibility vests are required in order to gain entry to the venue during build-up and dismantling, except for the Sunday before the event starts
    • Flat shoes, pumps, heels of any kind (including trainer heels), wedges and open toed shoes such as sandals and flip-flops – are NOT permitted during build up and dismantling at any time. This is for your personal safety during the construction phase as well as if an incident was to occur

Build-up Times

Space Only Stands
Space Only Stands, Space Only Hospitality Suites & Hybrid Stands

Stand Size

From

To

Times

Double Deck Complex Structures or over 500m 2

Wednesday 15 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Over 200m 2

Thursday 16 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Over 100m 2

Friday 17 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Over 75m 2

Saturday 18 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Over 50m 2

Sunday 19 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Over 25m 2

Monday 20 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Under 25m 2

Tuesday 21 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00


Turnkey Packages

Stand / Meeting Room Type

From

To

Times

Exhibition Stand Plus

Saturday 25 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Shell Scheme Stand

Saturday 25 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Executive Meeting Room

Saturday 25 February

Sunday 26 February

08:00 - 21:00

Congress Square Meeting Room

Saturday 25 February Sunday 26 February 08:00 - 21:00

Meeting Room Plus

Saturday 25 February Sunday 26 February  08:00 - 21:00

Standard Meeting Room

Saturday 25 February Sunday 26 February  08:00 - 21:00

Daily Meeting Room

Only accessible on the day of hire

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Dismantling Times

Space Only Stands

Space Only Stands, Space Only Hospitality Suites & Hybrid Stands.
Exhibitors and Contractors must leave the space in which they have built their stand clean and clear at the end of the dismantling period. This includes any carpet tape stuck to the hall floor. At the end of dismantling, contractors must have their stand space inspected by a representative of the official Waste Patrol Team who will issue a waste removal 'Handover Certificate'.

Date

Time

Notes

Thursday 2 March

18:00 - 22:00

Only for the removal of valuable equipment that can be hand carried.No dismantling work is allowed.

Friday 3 March

08:00 - 21:00


Saturday 4 March

08:00 - 21:00


Sunday 5 March

08:00 - 21:00


Monday 6 March

08:00 - 21:00


Tuesday 7 March

08:00 - 21:00


Turnkey Packages

All items must be removed by Thursday 2 March at 22:00. These packages will all be dismantled on Friday 3 March. Items not removed on Thursday 2 March will be included in Waste Removal resulting in a penalty charge, please see Waste Removalsection for more information.
Please note, if your company requires an extension for removal of valuable equipment please contact servifira.

 Stand / Meeting Room Type

 Date

 Time

Exhibition Stand Plus

Thursday 2 March 18:00 - 22:00

Shell Scheme Stand

Thursday 2 March

18:00 - 22:00

Executive Meeting Room

Thursday 2 March

18:00 - 22:00

Congress Square Meeting Room

Thursday 2 March

18:00 - 22:00

Meeting Room Plus

Thursday 2 March

18:00 - 22:00

Standard Meeting Room

Thursday 2 March

18:00 - 22:00



Dismantling: Thursday 2 March

16:00

The event ends at 16:00. Contractors will not be allowed to access the Venue until 18:00 in order to allow for all visitors to leave and for carpet to be removed from the gangways.

17:00

For safety reasons no trolleys should be used until all visitors have left the building. The removal of carpet from the gangways will commence.

18:00

Removal of valuable items begins

22:00

Venue empty of exhibitors/contractors

  • For safety reasons, electricity to stands will be cut from 18:00 Thursday 2 March
  • No vehicles are allowed to circulate inside the halls. All items must be removed by hand
  • Please ensure that personal and valuable items are removed on Thursday 2 March. The GSMA is not liable for any items left on your stand unattended. (Note: this time is designated only for the removal of audio-visual equipment, computers and other valuable items)
  • Valuable items can be removed by hand through the venue access points. Underground parking areas are available around the venue (Parking B,& F max. vehicle height 2.10m), to allow loading of goods
  • For external AV companies (not Fira official suppliers) that need to remove equipment on this day, please contact: mwcvehicleaccess@firabarcelona.com
  • Stand structures cannot be dismantled on Thursday 2 March.  Stand structure dismantling commences on Friday 3 March
  • Empty boxes that have been stored with Resa/EF-GSM will begin to be distributed. Due to the high quantity of empty boxes, we cannot guarantee that your boxes will be delivered to your stand until Friday 3 March. To maintain the security inside the halls the empty boxes will be delivered sequentially

Contractor Access during Event Open Days

  • All exhibitors can register contractor personnel that they wish to have onsite during the opening days of the event if required. Access will be permitted in accordance with exhibitor access times
  • Please note: This badge must register via the Exhibitor & Partner Invitation System. Please check the Exhibitor & Partner Registration section for more information