Safety & Security


In the event of an emergency inside the Fira Gran Via venue, please call (+34) 93 233 4100 during event opening hours.


Barcelona is a Safe City

However, while you are here we suggest you take the same common sense precautions you would when visiting any major city:


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Do not display large amounts of cash; carry only as much as you need Keep your personal belongings with you, both inside and outside the venue Be vigilant in crowds, restaurants and on public transportation; watch out for people creating distractions and diversions When walking around the city, know how to get to your destination in advance so you appear confident in where you are going


It is especially important to follow the above security recommendations in heavily populated, tourist areas



In the event of a Security Incident in the City

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Call: +34 900 77 2021

This is a free 24-hour Security telephone number for assistance, operational from 26 June to 1 July 2021.

This number appears in the MWC App, and at several locations throughout the venue.

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Visit the Police Station

The Police station is inside the venue in the South Entrance building.

Here you may seek help, report incidents, and retrieve lost items.

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Reporting incidents helps the city to fight petty crime

For your convenience we have teams of motorcycles available to travel wherever you are and offer personal assistance by accompanying you to the nearest police station, completing any paperwork needed to report an incident, replacing your documentation, and cancelling your credit cards.