Mobile World Congress 2012, Not Just Conference – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter once said, “Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a good thing. We are talking about the Internet, we are talking about cell phones, we are talking about computers. (But) this does not affect two-thirds of the world .. ”
Perhaps the phrase was obsolete now, because currently about 87 percent of the world hold the phone in his hand. It is estimated there are 5.9 billion mobile phone users worldwide by 2012.
And more than just a communication device, mobile devices now serve as sources of information, payments, contact the social networking, tour guides, and even medical monitoring tools.
Once the pervasiveness of mobile devices in our lives we often make a loss if we forgot to bring mobile phones for example. Even some people invest in the surrounding mobile technology, for example in the car, at home, at work and others. This means that mobile devices have changed our lives, and even change the world.
do not be surprised if the glory and the advancement of mobile devices is celebrated in a big event called the Mobile World Congress (MWC). In 2012, MWC held at Fira Montjuic, Barcelona, ??Spain, February 27 until March 1, 2012 will provide an opportunity to peek into the world where the mobile world will evolve, as well as how our lives will be affected by it.
In the Mobile World Congress 2012, visitors can follow the conference featuring speakers visionary in the mobile world. Not only that, a variety of cutting-edge products and technologies will be exhibited by some 1,400 exhibitors. In addition, visitors also had the opportunity to look for opportunities the industry, make deals, and establish relationships with mobile industry players worldwide.
Mobile World Congress 2012 event is so interesting, because from year to year more and more participants. As an illustration, the MWC in 2011 attended by more than 60,000 people, more than 3,000 CEOs, about 1,400 exhibitors, and media coverage by 1500. Everything came from 200 countries around the world. This year, Kompas.com become one of the media the opportunity to cover it directly.
What’s new in the MWC 2012? In www.mobileworldcongress.com site, reported that this year the committee will launch a new program, mPowered Brands. Like the App Planet community created to bring together developers, marketers mPowered Brands will gather around the world to develop the potential of mobile in engaging consumers.
Back to reality just how attached the phone in the life of modern man, Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton once said, “There are more than 4 billion mobile phones in use today. Many of them are in the hands of market vendors, rickshaw drivers, and others who formerly had no access to education and opportunity. Network information has become so important, and we should use it together to help people out of poverty and give them freedom. ”
Given the importance of mobile technology, it is worth when the MWC 2012, is not merely seen as a conference, but rather the celebration of the triumph of mobile technology in improving people’s lives.