Exhibitor FAQs

What is the date of the Smart Mobility World Congress 2017 (SMWC17)?

The SMWC17 will take place 14-16 November 2017

Where is the event held?

The SMWC17 will be held in Barcelona, Spain. The venue is called "Fira Barcelona - Gran Via", Hall 2

Address: Av. Joan Carles I, 64. 08908 L'Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona, Spain

How do I get there?
Find here how to get to Fira Gran Via venue.

What is the aim of SMWC17?
The Smart Mobility World Congress aims to help accelerate adoption of mobility solutions. By becoming the annual meeting point for industry players and relevant authorities from around the world, we facilitate the process of responding to challenges faced the mobility sector, multi-sectorial players and cities through knowledge exchange and project demonstrations.

What is the value-added of this event?
SMWC17 will be celebrated jointly with the Smart City Expo World Congress (7th edition). SMWC17 will leverage on the presence of 650 cities represented from more than 125 countries that have urban mobility as priority in their agendas. As partner or exhibitor of the SMWC17 you will benefit from an audience of 17,000 visitors, most of them international, during the 3 days of celebration.

Possibilities from business development, lead acquisition, networking and visibility are superb in these two first-class global events.

How many people are expected to attend SMWC17?
SMWC17 will be co-located with the Smart City Expo World Congress. We expect 17,000 visitors from key industries in the private public sectors.

What companies and professionals should I expect will participate?

Even though 2017 makes the inaugural edition of SMWC, the event already counts with market leaders as partners and exhibitors from the mobility track of Smart City Expo World Congress, as well as an international community of visiting professional who attend the event annually. Starting 2017, SMWC17 will take the mobility track further by presenting a specialized development of this sector in the conference area, in the exhibit floor and marketing campaigns.

Who will exhibit at the SMWC17?
Several companies from the dynamic mobility space are supporting this event. We understand that developments in this sector require partnerships from companies that operate traditionally in different industries. These are: urban transport operators (above-ground and underground), railroad operators, technology players, mobile operators, car industry and related sectors. Please refer to our exhibitor profile and the sample exhibitor list from previous editions of the Smart City Expo World Congress mobility track here.

What is the visitor profile?

SMWC visitors are professionals from the dynamic mobility sector. This includes public and private transport providers, above-ground and underground operators, developers of user-centered mobility services, technology players; and public decision makers on transportation. Take a look at our visitor sample list.

What can I participate in the business development and networking options?
Exhibitors of SMWC17 have a number of tools at their disposal to acquire leads and benefit of networking sessions:

  • Contract badge scan devices to acquire contact details of prospect clients that visit the booth.
  • Register to the brokerage event here.
  • Organize meetings on-site via the mobile app.
  • Attend the Awards Ceremony and the post-awards networking cocktail.

How do I register?

When will exhibitor registration open?
Exhibitor registration is now open. Discover the ways to participate here.

Is there any discount available?

We will be happy to discuss exhibiting opportunities and discounts applicable. Please contact the sales department: (+34) 93 233 20 00 | smartmobilitycongress.sales@firabarcelona.com.

How many Exhibitor badges do I get with my booth?
The number of exhibitor badges depends on the participation package contracted. We will be happy to discuss exhibiting opportunities and benefits included such as exhibitor badges, among others.

Please contact our sales department: (+34) 93 233 20 00 | smartmobilitycongress.sales@firabarcelona.com.

Do exhibitors get complimentary passes or discounts to congress sessions?

The number of complimentary passes to the exhibit floor and the congress area depends on the participation package contracted. We will be happy to discuss exhibiting opportunities and benefits included such as complimentary passes, among others.

Please contact our sales department: (+34) 93 233 20 00 | smartmobilitycongress.sales@firabarcelona.com.

How do I organize the buildup of my stand?
There are different ways to exhibit and organize your presentation at SMWC17.
We offer exhibitors full flexibility, whether they want to contract space-only and then personalize their design stand or contract a shell-scheme. Find out more about the options to build your stand here.

How do I pay for my exhibit space?

Accepted forms of payment are credit card and wire transfer.

How can I access my invoice?
If you requested your invoice during the registration process, log in the Exhibitor Area and it will be available for download under the "invoice" section.

I have already registered; how can I access my pass to print it?

You can print your pass by logging in the Exhibitor Area. We advise you to print it beforehand to avoid lines. You can also pick up your pass during the move-in/move-out dates.

I am interested in hosting a side event alongside SMWC17. What should I do?
If you have an event that would benefit from hosting it alongside SMWC17 and Smart City Expo World Congress, please fill out the form https://networking.barter.es/scewc2017/sideevents/

Bear in mind that demand for spaces and timeslots is high. Requests will be accepted based on a partner/non-partner and first-come-first-served criteria.

What are the move-in / move-out dates and times?
9 November to 13 November, 2017
17 November to 20 November

What time should I arrive during the event?
The exhibition area opens at 09:00 for visitors, but exhibitors can access the venue from 08.30.

Can I participate as a speaker?

The 2017 Call for Speakers for SMWC has closed. We receive speaker applications on a rolling basis to be considered for SMWC18 as well as for abroad events that happen all year round. If you are interested in speaking in the SMWC, please, fill the speaker participation form here.

How can I reserve hotel accommodations?
Visit our section Travel&Accommodation. For any enquiries please contact our agency:

Who to contact for what?

  • Design & Stand construction services:

  • BuildUp- Official Stand Designer Department of Fira Barcelona:

  • Exhibition area, additional furniture, hanging signs, stands setup, technical details:
  • Logistics & Stand Material Delivery:
    • Before sending your goods to the event please make sure to contact our Logistics Partner:

      • Resa Logistic
        Tel:  (+34) 93 233 24 74 / (+34) 93 233 48 89

        Fax: (+34) 93 233 25 79
  • Catering services
  • Other services: Additional furniture, electricity, lightning, WLAN…

*For additional information, please contact our sales department:

Phone (+34) 93 233 20 00

Fax (+34) 932 332 198


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