The Mobile World Congress is over and GSMA announced this year’s numbers. Without further ado, here they come:
- More than 47,000 visitors from 189 countries attended the 2009 GSMA Mobile World Congress.
- 50% of all the attendees hold C-level positions, including more than 2,800 CEOs.
- 1,300 companies exhibited at the event, occupying more than 57,000 square metres of exhibition and hospitality space — a footprint 11% larger than that of the previous year. (recession anyone?)
- Nearly 2,400 international print, web and broadcast media attended the event.
The official press release ends with the announcement for the Mobile World Congress’ sister event, the Mobile Asia Congress, which will take place in Hong Kong in Autumn of this year…