Partner Programmes


Partner Programmes offer attendees the opportunity to engage and learn from some of the top organisations in the industry. Each program is developed and presented by leaders of mobile innovation and address a variety of complex and diverse challenges. These unique programmes provide valuable insider knowledge about the rapidly growing mobile ecosystem.

Monday 25 February

Alibaba Cloud Summit and New Product Release
15:00 - 19:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre F

Data Intelligence disrupts today's business landscape and reconstructs infrastructure. Come connect with us to learn about how Alibaba Cloud's Data Intelligence sustain the Alibaba Digital Economy and export technologies globally to empower business. Ten cutting-edge products will be introduced.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Amazon Entertainment and Home Series

09:00 - 18:00

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Amazon executives from across the globe discuss how Amazon is innovating on behalf of customers and working with partners to deliver content and experiences that customers everywhere will love. Presenters include executives and thought leaders from Prime Video, Amazon Music, Amazon Devices, Alexa, Amazon Advertising, Amazon Fuse and more.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Customer Success Theater

10:00 - 16:30

Salesforce Networking Garden – GG2

Join Salesforce and their partners for 22 unique sessions that dive into industry best practices and digital transformations powered by the Salesforce Platform. Lean how they have built solutions in an array of business models to engage employees, optimize lead conversion, exceed customer expectations, and create game changing applications.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Digital Transformation of Industries Summit

14:00 - 16:05

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre B

What are the core requirements and challenges of industry pioneers? What makes digital transformation a possibility? Huawei is going to release its key strategies and solutions. We have invited industry leaders and customers to share their insights and best practices in digital transformation.

THEME: Industry 4.0

Huawei Product Launch: 5G is on

15:00 - 16:40

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre D

During this event, Huawei will release cutting-edge products and solutions, commercially applicable for network and storage businesses in the 5G era.

THEME: Connectivity

MEF’s Future of Mobile Summit
14:30 - 17:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre E

Opportunities for enabling digital transformation are clear, but there are many challenges ahead to establish seamless service-led ecosystems. MEF’s industry programmes drive best practice and accelerate monetisation. It’s Future of Mobile Summit explores how different ecosystems including Enterprise Messaging, Personal Data, Payments & Advertising are preparing for and pioneering change.

THEME: Industry 4.0

Samsung Mobile Business Summit

15:00 - 18:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre A

Description: Exploring the possibilities of the 5G mobile transformation with real-world, industry specific cases

THEME: Industry 4.0

Wellness Life with Taiwan Smart Tech Solutions

11:00 - 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre E

Taiwan Excellence is presenting Taiwan’s best tech brands in addressing the growing demand for rising medical issues. You will find the newest tech solutions, including 5G, AIoT technique, VR, AI healthcare solutions and intelligent indoor positioning system. All products have been awarded with Taiwan Excellence Award, the highest recognition for Taiwan's best innovative products.

THEME: The Future

5G Summit 2019 – Embracing 5G Era

15:00 - 19:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre C

This Summit brings together CXOs and experts from global operators, vertical industry leaders, consulting firms, chipset and device manufactures, and other ecosystem players - all of whom are excited to share their thoughts and perspectives on the phenomenal growth of the mobile broadband industry and its transformative impact on many industries in 5G era.

THEME: Connectivity


Tuesday 26 February

Amazon Entertainment and Home Series

09:00 - 18:00

CC1.2

Amazon executives from across the globe discuss how Amazon is innovating on behalf of customers and working with partners to deliver content and experiences that customers everywhere will love. Presenters include executives and thought leaders from Prime Video, Amazon Music, Amazon Devices, Alexa, Amazon Advertising, Amazon Fuse and more.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

China Unicom MEC Edge-Cloud Commercial Acceleration Plan

15:00 - 19:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre D

To accelerate the commercialization of MEC edge-cloud and join hands with the industry chain to build a 5G edge ecosystem, China Unicom will launch an edge intelligence commercial platform, a series of innovative commercial products and an edge IAAS white paper at this event.

THEME: AI

Flutter: Google Toolkit for Building Mobile Experiences

15:00 - 19:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre F

Come learn about Google’s latest trend in mobile app development for iOS and Android called Flutter. Sessions include:

15:00 – 16:00 Flutter for Business

16:00 – 16:45 Flutter for Developers

17:00 – 17:45 Flutter for Design

18:00 – 19:00 Flutter Panel with Partners

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

GTI Summit 2019

09:00 - 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre A

With shifted focus to 5G, Closer Than Ever, this summit will bring together the industry’s most influential mobile operators, vendors and vertical industry partners from around the world to embrace the 5G era, and explore new businesses brought by cross-industrial cooperation that will reshape the society.

THEME: Connectivity

Connect Innovation and Transformation for Agility at Scale

10:00 - 16:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre C

How do you deliver transformative outcomes in the age of disruption? It takes agile action for quick wins, and continuous and measurable progress for broader impact. By adopting cloud technologies and designing your business around your customers, you can accelerate innovation and transformation to achieve agility at scale.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

GLOBAL TECH SHOWCASE: Mobile that Moves People

10:30 - 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre E

Private Event. By Invitation Only.

Our 2019 theme is Mobile That Moves People. This will take the form of a Global Tech Showcase, a curated collection of the best examples of inspiring and innovative mobile technology that has moved people, impacted brands or causes in a meaningful and impactful way over the past 12 months.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

CxO Summit: Achieving Business Results in a Digital Economy

10:00 - 13:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre F

Join Netcracker and C-level executives from around the world for a workshop focused on best practices for achieving real-world business results through a successful digital transformation. Speakers will discuss their experience in executing, driving and following through with transformation initiatives that have enabled new business opportunities in the digital economy.

THEME: Industry 4.0

Customer Success Theater

10:00 - 15:30

Salesforce Networking Garden – GG2

Join Salesforce and their partners for 22 unique sessions that dive into industry best practices and digital transformations powered by the Salesforce Platform. Lean how they have built solutions in an array of business models to engage employees, optimize lead conversion, exceed customer expectations, and create game changing applications.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Empowering Choices

10:00 - 11:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre B

Addressing systemic issues of Unsolicited Communications, regulatory authorities have put forth a vision to empower consumers like never before.

Germinating from that very initiative is Tanla's Blockchain Enabled Communication Stack - Trubloq.

Join our elite panel for an interesting discussion on 'Empowering Choices' for the new-age mobile users.

THEME: Digital Trust

Wearable Payment Summit Sponsored by Tappy Tech

09:30 - 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre D

Tappy is a world leading wearable payment integrator connected to banking partners and card networks with operations that span across North America, APAC and EMEA. Tappy's white labelled digital offerings and hardware solutions are fully trusted and certified by industry standards including PCI and EMVCo.

THEME: Digital Trust

Visa Partners Summit

15:00 - 19:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre B

Register for the Visa Partners Summit and discover Visa’s strategic programmes and how we are working with new ecosystems and partnerships to continue making payments faster, easier and safer than ever.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation


Wednesday 27 February

Connecting the Mobility World with 5G-V2X

09:20 - 13:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre F

C-V2X and 5G is approaching fast and it will change the transportation world we know today. With a rollout planned for as early as 2020: Is the global mobility ecosystem ready for this game-changing technology?

THEME: Connectivity

DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge (SC2)

15:00 - 19:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre C

DARPA’s Spectrum Collaboration Challenge envisions a future of autonomous, collaborative spectrum sharing, powered by AI. Join us to learn about the current state of AI-enabled spectrum sharing, 5G applicability, SC2 competition results, and the 15 teams vying for nearly $4M in prizes at the championship at MWC Los Angeles 2019.

THEME: The Future

Digital Identity 2.0: A New Relationship between UX and Security
15:30 - 17:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre F
Digital engagement is enabled by TRUST: Users want an easy and fast experience, but they are concerned about security. One of the keys will be to redefine the relationship between UX and security: It will no longer be a matter of simply finding the balance between the two, but of achieving an integration and complementarity that reinforces each other.

THEME: Digital Trust

Smart Buildings & 5G: The Use Case

09:30 - 12:45

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre E

Connected real property is foundational to developing the vast 5G infrastructure. This session explores the infrastructure demands of 5G and the challenges of densification through the use case for Smart Buildings. Sponsored by Dell EMC, iBwave and Vertiv.

THEME: Connectivity

Customer Success Theater

10:00 - 15:30

Salesforce Networking Garden – GG2

Join Salesforce and their partners for 22 unique sessions that dive into industry best practices and digital transformations powered by the Salesforce Platform. Lean how they have built solutions in an array of business models to engage employees, optimize lead conversion, exceed customer expectations, and create game changing applications.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Vertiv at MWC Barcelona

15:00 - 19:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre E

Vertiv supports operators to help them optimise critical infrastructure; to manage energy costs while ensuring reliability throughout the network. Topics include energy-as-a-service where operators have outsourced energy management to Vertiv, and the findings of our survey with 451 Research which interviewed 100 global telcos on infrastructure and operational readiness for 5G and edge.

THEME: Industry 4.0

Power Hour 90

Edge IT: Powering Digital Transformation

16:30 - 18:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre D

THEME: Industry 4.0

Ultimate Viewing Experience over 4G Networks

13:30 - 15:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre D

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Mobile World Scholar Challenge

10:00 - 11:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre B

The Mobile World Scholar Challenge is a global competition highlighting impactful new technologies from the academic community. Five finalists were chosen to attend MWC19 Barcelona as GSMA's guests and will share their videos and answer audience questions during this session. At the conclusion, the Grand Prize winner will be announced.
THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Blue Meets Magenta: When a Vendor and Operator Collaborate

10:00 - 11:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre D

THEME: Connectivity

Technology Training

Intelligent Connectivity with 5G

10:00 - 16:30

South Entrance – CC1 Room 4

Join Award Solutions to explore the capabilities and deployment scenarios of 5G.

10:30 - 11:30 5G Essentials

12:30 - 13:30 5G Deployments – SPONSORED BY ANRITSU

14:00 - 15:00 Intelligent Connectivity with 5G

15:30 - 16:30 5G Skills Transformation Panel – SPONSORED BY JMA WIRELESS

THEME: Connectivity


Thursday 28 February

Customer Success Theater

11:00 - 12:30

Salesforce Garden on the Upper Walkway

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THEME: TBD

mSchools Changing Education Together and Mobile Learning Awards

09:30 - 13:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre A

This 5th Edition, is centered on the responsible use of mobile devices and the changing role of schools in the digital age. Attendees hear from leading mobile education experts, see how other schools address mobile learning and participate in open discussions of mobile in education.

THEME: Industry 4.0

Power Hour 60

Prevent Subscription Revenue Leakage

11:30 – 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre C

THEME: Connectivity

Driving Data to the Edge, AECC

10:00 - 11:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre B

THEME: Connectivity

Fake Devices: Countering a Hidden and Growing Threat

11:30 - 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre E

THEME: Digital Trust

How Advanced Materials Boost Network & Device Performance

11:30 - 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre F

THEME: Connectivity

Leading Corporate Innovation

10:00 - 11:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre E

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Multi-Access Telco Edge Cloud for Fixed Mobile Convergence

10:00 - 11:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre F

THEME: Connectivity

Scale Your IoT Services Business To Deliver Smart Cities

10:00 - 11:00

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre C

THEME: Industry 4.0

Data Privacy: How Consumers Truly Feel

11:30 - 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre B

THEME: Digital Trust

Adaptable, Intelligent – 5G Infrastructure

10:00 - 12:30

Hall 8.0 NEXTech Theatre D

THEME: The Future

Customer Success Theater

11:00 - 12:30

Salesforce Networking Garden – GG2

Join Salesforce and their partners for 22 unique sessions that dive into industry best practices and digital transformations powered by the Salesforce Platform. Lean how they have built solutions in an array of business models to engage employees, optimize lead conversion, exceed customer expectations, and create game changing applications.

THEME: Disruptive Innovation

Technology Training

Technologies for Intelligent Business

10:00 - 15:00

South Entrance – CC1 Room 4

Join Award Solutions to explore the technologies behind intelligent business and the skillsets needed to create a smarter, digital workforce.

10:30 – 11:30 Digital Transformation

12:30 – 13:30 IA Before AI

14:00 – 15:00 AI in Telecom

THEME: AI