Exhibitor resources

For anyone exhibiting at MWC Africa, here’s all the information you need to ensure your company or brand is seen by everyone.

Event Information

Event Dates:
25 - 27 October, 2022

Website: www.mwc-africa.com

Venue:
Kigali Convention Centre

Address:
Kimihurura Roundabout
P.O. Box 6629
Kigali, Rwanda

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Accommodation

A reduced rate has been agreed with the Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Centre. You can book your accommodation at the negotiated rate here.

Key Contacts

Xenia Hernandez – Sponsorship Project Manager
[email protected]
+34 6 739 60203

Pablo Garcia – Exhibitor Logistics
[email protected]
+34 627 006697

Jeffrey Molina Diaz - Account Manager
[email protected]
+44 (0)7773 596491

Exhibitor Logos

Exhibitor logos are used on the Exhibitor page of our website. To ensure the best possible display, we ask all exhibitors to submit the following logo formats and URL links.

Please send directly to [email protected] upon reading this.

  • Vector format logo: High-quality scalable file examples: EPS, AI, PDF, TIFF; High-resolution (300dpi)
  • JPEG or PNG logo file (in high resolution)
  • URL: The link you wish to direct visitors to from your logo on the event website

Timings

Onsite Event Hours

  • Tuesday, 25 October - 07:30 – 18:00
  • Wednesday, 26 October - 08:00 – 18:00
  • Thursday, 27 October - 08:00 – 18:00


Set up Times

Pods, Shell Scheme & Exhibition Booth Plus

  • Monday, 24 October - 15:00 - 18:00

Space Only

  • Saturday, 22 October - 10:00 – 18:00
  • Sunday, 23 October - 09:00 – 18:00
  • Monday, 24 October - 08:00 – 18:00

Breakdown Times

    • Thursday, 27 October - 18:00 - 20:00*

    *Exhibitors may remove their collateral after the final networking break on the last day of the event only if it can be carried from the event space by a single person. No trolleys, ladders, tools or machinery will be allowed in until 18:00

    Rules for space only stand build

    Please note these requirements for space only stands:

    • Booth not to exceed 2.5m high
    • Platform/floors to the stand are to be no taller than 50mm
    • Full walls cannot exceed more than 50% of the longest side of the booth
    • Stand design to be submitted to the organiser for approval no later than 25th September, 2022
    • Method statements and risk assessments to be completed and submitted to the organiser no later than two weeks out from the event (11th October, 2022)

    Suppliers

    There are two local suppliers* that are able to support MWC Africa 2022 exhibitors and sponsors with booth design and construction, graphic printing etc. Their contact details are listed below.

    JKK International

    [email protected] and [email protected]

    Scan Display

    [email protected]

    *GSMA shall not be liable to the Company for any loss or damage suffered or incurred by the Company in connection with the provision of (or failure wholly or partly of) any services or goods provide by third parties in connection with the Event or the partner package including without limitation in relation to the provision of utilities freight shipment the transport and delivery of sponsorship and or exhibition material to the Venue, work undertaken by third party contractors (whether or not GSMA sub-contractors) and services provided by the Venue. The Company acknowledges that services provided by GSMA official or recommended contractors to the Company are the subject of a separate agreement between the Company and the contractor. Although Organizer shall use reasonable care in selecting official or recommended contractors, GSMA shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered or incurred by the Company in connection with the provision of services to the Company by such contractors.

    Registration

    The MWC Africa team will be in touch with instructions on how to complete registration using your pre-assigned code shortly.

    Delivery and Collection Details

    Please send deliveries to:

    GSMA’s MWC Africa 2022 – [Insert Company Name – Booth #]
    Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Centre, Kigali
    P. O Box 6629
    Kimihurura Roundabout
    Kigali
    Rwanda
    Tel: +250 252 252 252
    C/O Peter Nyilinkwaya

    Please note:

    • Please ensure that any items that are sent to the venue are labelled with your company name so that they can be easily recognised.
    • Due to limited storage space, the venue will only be able to accept the deliveries from Wednesday, 19 October until Friday 21 October 2022.
    • The hotel and GSMA are not responsible for loss or damage of any stored items.
    • The hotel has the right to refuse storage of items in case security checks categorize them as perishable, high risk, illegal etc.
    • All deliveries should be made between 09:00 to 17:00.
    • All items must be collected within two days of the event.
    • Your company has to bear all shipping costs and any costs incurred from customs clearance. It is your company’s responsibility to follow all necessary procedures in order to clear customs.

    Artwork

    If you have graphics included as part of your package, please submit your artwork by email/download link to [email protected] by 10th Sep.

    Click here to find out more about artwork specifications.