Opening Times & Access



BUILD UP TIMES & ACCESS

  • Please NOTE that you and your contractor may only access the site for the day detailed for your specific stand type as below
  • All exhibitors and their contractors must have the necessary wristbands to access the venue for build-up and dismantling. Wristbands need to be requested by submitting the Build up & Dismantling Wristband form through Forms & Deadlines 
  • Please note that no vehicle movement or work at height is permitted inside the venue on Sunday 25 February 2018. Click here for more details.

SHELL SCHEME STANDS:
Shell Scheme, Exhibition Stand Plus, Pods

Stand Type From To Times
All Shell Scheme Stands & Pods Thursday 22 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00


SPACE ONLY STANDS, SPACE ONLY HOSPITALITY SUITES & HYBRID STANDS
Stand Size* From To Times
Double Decker Complex structures or over 500m2 Wednesday 14 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Over 200m2 Thursday 15 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Over 100m2 Friday 16 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Over 75m2 Saturday 17 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Over 50m2 Sunday 18 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Over 25m2 Monday 19 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Under 25m2 Tuesday 20 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00

*If a contractor has various stands within MWC the combined square meterage of all stands can be applied to this list


MEETING ROOMS, EXECUTIVE MEETING ROOMS, BUSINESS MEETING ROOMS, DAILY MEETING ROOMS AND SOUTH VILLAGE OUTDOOR PAVILIONS
Stand Type From To Times
Meeting Rooms & South Village Outdoor Pavilions Thursday 22 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Executive Meeting Rooms - Hall 2, Hall 4 and Hall 2.1 Saturday 24 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Business Meeting Rooms - Hall 8.1 (CC8) Sunday 25 February Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00
Daily Meeting Rooms Only available on the day of hire


REGISTRATION

Registration Opening Times

LOCATION THU 22 FEB FRI 23 FEB SAT 24 FEB SUN 25 FEB MON 26 FEB TUE 27 FEB WED 28 FEB THU 1 MAR
BCN Airport Terminal 1 / 2 07:00 – 24:00 07:00 – 24:00 07:00 – 01:00 07:00 – 01:00 07:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 16:00 Closed Closed
Jardinets de Gràcia 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 22:00 07:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 16:00 Closed Closed
City Centre / Passeig de Gràcia 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 22:00 07:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 16:00 Closed Closed
Sants Estació 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 22:00 07:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 16:00 Closed Closed
Hotel The Gates Diagonal 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 22:00 Closed Closed Closed Closed
Hotel Princess Barcelona 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 20:00 09:00 – 22:00 Closed Closed Closed Closed
South Registration Closed Closed 09:00 – 18:00 09:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 20:00 07:30 – 19:00 07:30 – 19:00 Closed
North Registration Closed Closed 09:00 – 18:00 09:00 – 20:00 07:00 – 20:00 07:30 – 19:00 07:30 – 19:00 07:30 – 16:00


EVENT HOURS & ACCESS

See the locations and tables below for access information to Mobile World Congress. All pass types except the Exhibition Visitor Pass (EVP) have Extended Hours Access, which allows your staff and contractors to enter the venue and Exhibition area during both build/ dismantle periods and outside of the general opening hours. Please ensure you choose the correct pass type to include Extended Hours Access if your staff or contractors need to enter the venue during those times.


Exhibition Areas

(Halls 5, 6, 7, 8.0 & 8.1)

Note: The below opening hours also apply to meeting rooms located inside these halls

Date Exhibitors (Pass with

Extended Hours Access)

Visitors (EVP)
Saturday 24 February 08:00 - 21:00 N/A
Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00 N/A
Monday 26 February 07:00 - 20:00 09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 27 February 07:00 - 20:00 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 28 February 07:00 - 20:00 09:00 - 19:00
Thursday 1 March 07:00 - 22:00 09:00 - 16:00



HOSPITALITY AREAS

These opening times apply to the following areas:

  • Upper Walkway
  • Congress Square
  • Hybrid Halls: Halls 1 & 3
  • Hospitality Hall: Hall 2
  • Daily Meeting Rooms in Hall 8.1 & CC1
  • Business Meeting Rooms in Hall 8.1
  • Hall 2.1
  • Executive Meeting Room
  • South Village Outdoor Pavilions


Note: Exhibitors and Visitors have different entry times for the event. See table below.

Date Exhibitors (Pass with

Extended Hours Access)

Visitors (EVP)
Saturday 24 February 08:00 - 21:00 N/A
Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00 N/A
Monday 26 February 07:00 - 22:00 07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday 27 February 07:00 - 22:00 07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday 28 February 07:00 - 22:00 07:30 - 22:00
Thursday 1 March 07:30 - 22:00 07:30 - 16:00

Note: All stands, meeting rooms and hospitality suites need to be operational during the visitor opening times of the exhibition areas as a minimum (09:00 – 19:00). Those that are located in areas, which are subject to the hospitality opening times, can choose to open earlier or close later than the exhibition area opening times, but need to be operational during the exhibition opening times as a minimum. It is the exhibitor's responsibility to secure their stand space at all times.


HALL 4

Note: The below opening hours apply to the Conference Programme, Ministerial Programme, Executive Meeting Rooms and exhibition stands including Innovation City which are all located inside this hall.

Date Exhibitors (Pass with

Extended Hours Access)

Visitors (EVP)
Saturday 24 February 08:00 - 21:00 N/A
Sunday 25 February 08:00 - 21:00 N/A
Monday 26 February 07:00 - 19:30 08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday 27 February 07:00 - 19:30 08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 28 February 07:00 - 19:30 08:00 - 19:00
Thursday 1 March 07:00 - 22:00 08:00 - 16:00


DISMANTLING TIMES & ACCESS

IMPORTANT: Dismantling of stands starts from Friday the 2 of March 08:00. The evening of Thursday 1 of March is only for the removal of valuable items and hand carriables. No construction work is allowed on Thursday 1 of March.


SPACE ONLY STANDS
Date Time Notes
Thursday 1 March 18:00 - 22:00 This time is only for the removal of valuable equipment.
Friday 2 March 08:00 - 21:00
Saturday 3 March 08:00 - 21:00
Sunday 4 March 08:00 - 21:00
Monday 5 March 08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 6 March 08:00 - 21:00


PACKAGE STANDS

These dismantling times apply to the following stand package types:

  • Shell Scheme
  • Exhibition Stand Plus
  • Executive Meeting Rooms
  • Business Meeting Rooms
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Pods
  • South Village Outdoor Pavilions

Date Time Notes
Thursday 1 March* 18:00 - 22:00 All Exhibition and Hospitality exhibitors apply

* All package types: If your company requires an extension for removal of valuable equipment please contact customerservice@firabarcelona.com