In Numbers: Mobile World Congress 2014

Some key stats about the world's biggest mobile technology event, Mobile World Congress, which took place last week in Barcelona.

Some 75,000 people are expected to attend MWC 2014 at the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona
Some 75,000 people are expected to attend MWC 2014 at the Fira Gran Via, Barcelona

The GSMA's Mobile World Congress took place from 24-27 February 2014.

28th This year’s event is the 28th GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC)

75,000 people expected to attend MWC at the Fira Gran Via venue in Barcelona this week

18,000 exhibitors and government delegations attending from 160 countries

94,000 net square metres of exhibition and business meeting space

38 awards handed out at the Global Mobile Awards 2014, which took place last night (25 February), including Best Mobile Tablet, which went to Apple’s iPad Air and Best Smartphone, which was awarded to the HTC One

3,400+ press members, representing 1,500 media outlets from 79 countries

4,300 CEOs attended MWC 2013

6.4mm Sony used Mobile World Congress to launch the Xperia Z2, which at just 6.4mm thick, is claimed to be the thinnest tablet in the world

2 Samsung released two new Galaxy Gear smart watches at MWC

Click here to see C&IT's In Pictures gallery of the new Ford Focus global launch at Mobile World Congress this week

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