Barcelona: where design, innovation and global business converge
Barcelona is unique. A dynamic hub for fashion, design, media, technology, industry, science and research. A city where innovation sits alongside a richly textured history and a culture that prioritises quality of life. A small city, built on a human scale, with all the energy and vitality of a world capital.
MBA City Monitor 2017
3rd in Europe and 6th in the World for international enrolment according to the MBA City Monitor, Barcelona is home to students and business practitioners, executives and thought leaders from all over the world.
Barcelona lives and breathes entrepreneurship
It is one of Europe’s biggest start-up hubs. A buzzing entrepreneurial ecosystem – with knowledge support, business incubators and a lively start-up culture – has been developed in the 22@ Barcelona innovation district in the formerly industrial barrio of Poblenou. Pier 01 is a new tech meeting point and ideas space in the old port of Barcelona, is the largest of its kind in Europe.
Important business events in the city
Mobile Word Congress
The world’s premier mobile event, which brings together start-ups and entrepreneurs, investors, accelerators, incubators and corporations from across the globe.
Where creativity, innovation, design in the fashion industry converge.
IOT Solutions World Congress
A fast-growing event that’s already the world’s biggest showcase for IOT, Blockchain and AI.
Smart City Expo World Congress
The world’s leading event for cities, making them more innovative and sustainable by sharing smart solutions.