GSMA Presents Global Partners for Mobile World Congress Los Angeles 2021

22 October 2021, Los Angeles: The GSMA today confirmed sponsors and partners for MWC Los Angeles 21. Taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from October 26-28, MWCLA will once again convene leaders from across the North American mobile technology industry to showcase the new era of Connected Impact.

“Innovation in the mobile industry has continued despite the challenges experienced during Covid. The GSMA is committed to showcasing this innovation safely and in-person in Los Angeles this month. Convening in these circumstances is only possible with sensitivity and creativity, underpinned with the immense support of partners and sponsors,” said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMA Ltd. “This year, it’s all about building momentum. And that momentum won’t stop in Los Angeles. I look forward to being together again, learning, deal-making and sharing key insights on how 5G, IoT and other technologies are transforming the ways we live, work and play.”

Our Event Sponsors & Partners

McKinsey & Company are the Knowledge Partner for MWCLA21, joining T-Mobile as the Event Mobile Partner, Verizon as the Event 5G Partner and IBM as the Event Network Automation Partner.

Our industry-leading exhibitors, world-renowned speakers, partner programs and deep-dive GSMA Summits are made possible by the following event sponsors;

Additionally, we are appreciative of our theme partners including:

  • Verizon, “5G Era”
  • Palo Alto Networks, “5G Security”
  • T-Mobile, “IoT Connectivity”
  • Red Hat, “Telco Cloud”
  • ServiceNow, “Disruptive Innovation”

Partner Programs

Our partner events provide thought leadership worldwide with in-depth sessions exploring 5G, Connected Industry, Connectivity and Future Society. Our Partners this year include:

  • 5G Congress PropTech
  • 6Wind
  • Accuver
  • BICS
  • DASpedia
  • Mobileum
  • GetWireless
  • HCL
  • Siradel
  • Verizon
  • Vodafone

Media Partners

Mobile World Live and The Wall Street Journal’s Barron’s Group this year serve as the official media partners for MWC Los Angeles. . We are also pleased to welcome our supporting media partners, including;

  • Communications Today (Adi-Media)
  • Comprar, Connected Vehicle Trade Association
  • GlobalPlatform
  • Inside Towers
  • Insider Intelligence
  • IoT for All
  • IoTNow
  • Mobile Ecosystem Forum
  • Mobile Magazine (Bizclik)
  • Telecom Review North America (Trace Media)
  • Telecommunications Industry Association
  • Tyn Mag
  • Vanilla Plus
  • Trusted Connectivity Alliance.

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About GSMA

The GSMA is a global organisation unifying the mobile ecosystem to discover, develop and deliver innovation foundational to positive business environments and societal change. Our vision is to unlock the full power of connectivity so that people, industry, and society thrive. Representing mobile operators and organisations across the mobile ecosystem and adjacent industries, the GSMA delivers for its members across three broad pillars: Connectivity for Good, Industry Services and Solutions, and Outreach. This activity includes advancing policy, tackling today’s biggest societal challenges, underpinning the technology and interoperability that make mobile work, and providing the world’s largest platform to convene the mobile ecosystem at the MWC and M360 series of events.

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