In 2017 CTIA Super Mobility will becomeMobile World Congress Americas

12-14 September 2017 • San Francisco

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Creating the Connected Life

In 2017 and beyond, CTIA Super Mobility Week will become GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in partnership with CTIA. MWC Americas will debut September 12-14, 2017 in San Francisco at the Moscone Center and will be the premier mobile industry event for the Americas, with representation from North, Central and South America.

MWC Americas will showcase how mobile is creating the connected life, transforming how individuals, businesses and entire industries communicate, interact and innovate. It will highlight core mobile technologies, consumer and industrial applications in the Internet of Things, the intersection of mobile with entertainment, content and media, and the leading role of the Americas region in driving global innovation.

Why attend?

At 75%, North America represents the highest smartphone adoption of any region and is driving innovation across the mobile ecosystem. At the same time, Central and South America represent one of the fastest growing regions in the world and is on track to add more than 100 million unique subscribers by 2020. (GSMA Intelligence) These data points illustrate the importance of the Americas market to the continued growth and development of the mobile industry. MWC Americas will be the must-attend event for anyone in the mobile industry focused on the Americas.

This exciting new event will bring together everything you have come to expect from a GSMA event; an award-winning conference program, a world-class exhibition, outstanding networking opportunities, partner programs, topical summits and more.


  • 30,000 Attendees

  • 1,000 Exhibitors

  • 200 Press

  • 50% Senior Level

Who should attend?

Mobile World Congress Americas will include a robust attendee base targeting key influencers and decision makers from across the mobile ecosystem. With a regional focus on North, Central and South America, target attendee profiles will include:

Titles Responsibilities Industries
App/Software Developer
Business Development
Marketing & Communications
Operations Management
Research & Development
Supply Chain Management
App/Software Development
Hardware, Device & Component Manufacturing
Mobile Internet
Mobile Network Operators
Venture Capital/Entrepreneur
Industry verticals such as Agriculture, Automotive, Biotech, and Finance

MWC Americas will include:



A CONFERENCE PROGRAM FEATURING C-LEVEL SPEAKERS AND LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS - #MWCA17 will feature the industry’s biggest names, with a focus on complementing mobile operators with broad communications ecosystem leaders



AN EXHIBITION SHOWCASING CUTTING-EDGE MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES - #MWCA17 will showcase industry-leading exhibitors with a strong focus on Silicon Valley, innovation, gaming and virtual reality

Partners Events


A REGULATORY AND PUBLIC POLICY PROGRAM; PARTNER EVENTS; FREE SEMINAR - #MWCA17 will build on the successful CTIA policy education sessions and the GSMA ministerial programs to drive global policy discussion and debate



A ROBUST ATTENDEE BASE REPRESENTING KEY MOBILE INDUSTRY INFLUENCERS AND TOP-TIER MEDIA - Leading industry speakers, an engaging exhibition, and strong policy-focused sessions will drive attendee and media interest in #MWCA17

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We look forward to welcoming you to San Francisco in 2017.

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The Mobile World Congress Americas conference program will include a combination of keynotes, sessions, and summits, exploring the key industry trends and themes impacting the mobile market in the Americas.

Industry Trend Theme Area
4G accounts for over 50% of connections, 5G trials announced 4G & 5G Technology
Proportion of North American M2M connections higher than any other region Consumer & Industrial IoT
US M&E market is world’s largest at over $600 billion (33% of global industry) Entertainment, Content & Media
$16 billion annual venture capital funding in mobile and telecoms Innovation

Call for Papers Process

We are currently developing the conference program structure. If you are interested in joining us as a speaker, please submit your speaking proposal through the form below. The call for papers will close on Friday, 5 May 2017.

Submitter's Email Address * Submitter's Name *
Submitter's Company Name * Proposed Speaker's Title *
Proposed Speaker's Name * Proposed Speaker's Company Name *
Proposed Speaker's Job Title * Proposed Speaker's Email Address *
Submission Title: * Is your submission a single, joint or panel presentation (If joint or panel - please add in speaker information in the full submission box, below) *
Submission Overview: Please provide a SHORT summary of your submission (200 word limit) * Full Submission: Please provide a MORE DETAILED outline that describes how you will cover your subject (1000 word limit) *
Key Focus * Connected Living
Government and Public Policy
Sustainable Development Goals
Technology Enablers
The Fourth Industrial Revolution
The Network
If Other, please specify the topic area
Will your submission include a demonstration? * If Yes, please provide an outline of your demonstration


The MWC Americas exhibition will showcase 1,000 exhibitors through a combination of exhibition stands, pavilions and hospitality space. Pavilions from Canada, China and Korea are already confirmed and we are seeing extremely strong support for Mobile World Congress Americas from operators and players from across the mobile ecosystem, including AT&T, Sprint and Verizon who are all committed to exhibiting at the event.

Logo At&T
Logo Huawei
Logo Nokia
Logo Qualcomm
Logo Samsung
Logo Sprint
Logo Verizon
Logo VM Ware

Additionally, a number of new companies have confirmed their participation, including:

Accedian, Ace Technologies Corp., Adjust GmBh, Albedo Telecom, Appsee, Baicells Technologies Co., Ltd, Bell ID, COMPRION GmbH CPLANE NETWORKS, Inc., Dialoga Group, FIME SAS, FROG CELLSAT LIMITED, Gurtam, Hyla Mobile, Infobip, Interop Technologies, Jack Telecom Kathrein, Korea Information & Communication Technology Industry Association (KICTA), Lleida Networks Serveis Telematics SA, Mblox Mobile-Catch, Monitorlinq, Panorama Antennas, Inc., Polystar Instruments AB, SD Card Association, Seawag, Shenzhen HJSD, Simulity Labs Ltd Taptica, The Tile App, Twilio, Visicom Company

70% of the exhibition floor space is already SOLD OUT! Take a look at the live floorplan here:

Join us as we embark on this new chapter and we turn the spotlight to the innovation and growth of the mobile ecosystem in the Americas. Contact us today to discuss the opportunity that is right for your organization.

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