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Event Overview

Now in its third year, the GSMA Mobile 360 – Middle East has been successful in bringing together key decision makers in the mobile industry to discuss and explore the issues specific to the MENA region.

Continuing our theme of connecting societies, this year we will focus on the building blocks for creating connected societies. Specifically, how networks and the underlying platforms will enable a range of connected services such as digital commerce, digital identity, digital security and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Join us for Mobile 360 Series – Middle East where we will be co-located again with GITEX.

Location, Dates, & Times

Mobile 360 – Middle East will be held 20 – 21, October 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in the Sheikh Maktoum Hall.  Click here to view the venue map.

Who Should Attend?

We welcome all individuals interested in mobile, but encourage those in these positions, industries or job functions to attend.

Responsibilities Industries Functions
  • C-Level
  • Vice President
  • General Manager
  • Directors
  • Smart City Heads
  • Mobile Network Operators
  • NGOs
  • City Government Representatives & Regulatory Agencies
  • Venture Capitalists & Start-Ups
  • Vertical industries such as Oil & Gas, Utilities, Retail, Financial Services, Pharma, Transportation and Logistics
  • Developing mobile strategies
  • Investing & innovating in connected mobile technology and services
  • Driving Smart City initiatives
  • Providers of connected mobile products and products
  • Consultants


Why Attend?

  • Share ideas and best practices
  • Discuss new trends and innovations
  • Learn from keynotes and workshops
  • Meet potential customers & suppliers
  • Meet potential business partners


Sponsors & Partners

Sponsor a Mobile 360 Series event and get in front of the right people in the mobile industry to promote your business and drive your company forward.  We offer a variety of packages to target attendees or we can create a custom opportunity to help you meet your goals. For more information, please download our sponsorship opportunities and then contact us to discuss further.

2015 Sponsors & Partners

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Official Media Partner

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2014 Highlights

Mobile 360 – Middle East 2014 greatly exceeded expectations with over 400 senior executives, regulatory officials, industry leaders and press in attendance. Attendees came from 39 countries and included over 80% senior-level with 8 countries sending government delegations.

Get the 2014 Post-Event Report or see details about last year's event


See & Do

New this year, we are offering several interactive networking opportunities and product demonstrations to help our attendees expand their circle of contacts and engage in lively discussions around the conference content.



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Get a closer look at GSMA initiatives in Connected Living, Digital Commerce, Network 2020 and Personal Data.

  • Inside the Network - The GSMA invites guests to enter a unique virtual reality world to experience the power of the mobile network. Oculus Rift headsets will allow visitors to enter the mobile network, viewing it from the inside and taking in the expanding world of connected devices and services.
  • Connected Living: Experience first-hand how new Mobile IoT technology can overcome constrains, such as application requiring a low power supply, using cellular modems the example of  Etisalat and Huawei's smart parking sensor. The battery powered sensor and LPWA modem units placed on parking lots enable the smart parking application by detecting and transmitting parking space occupation or availability.
  • Digital Commerce: will be worth US $3 trillion by 2018 – come and see how the Digital Commerce team are working with mobile operators, regulators, banks, card schemes, retailers, transport operators and other service providers to drive the mass adoption of SIM-secured digital commerce services globally through solutions such as Etisalat’s Remote Payments.
  • Network 2020: IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) based services are at the heart of providing Enriched Communications consisting of Voice over LTE, Voice over WiFi and Rich Communication Services. Enriched Communications will not only deliver superior calling experiences to your customers but also business benefits, discover more on the GSMA showcase, where you can experience the next evolution of voice and messaging.
  •  Personal Data – Meet Mobile Connect, the mobile operator facilitated authentication solution that combines the user’s unique mobile number and PIN to verify and authenticate the user everywhere.

In addition, attendees can also learn more about GSMA’s involvement in Digital Inclusion, and Spectrum for Mobile Broadband.

  • Digital Inclusion - Supporting the connection of an additional two billion people to the mobile internet by 2020. Pick up a copy of the Digital Inclusion Report and learn more about our initiatives in this area.
  •  Future Spectrum – The outcome of WRC-15 will have a profound impact on the future availability of affordable, ubiquitous, high-speed mobile broadband services. Find out more about this vital event and the urgent need for governments to support more mobile spectrum.

If you want to participate in the Showcase, contact us for Sponsorship opportunities.


The Networking Opportunity Centre

One new feature at Mobile 360 – Middle East is the addition of the Networking Opportunity Centre (NOC). The NOC offers expert-led themed discussions on specific topics where attendees can participate on a deeper level with smaller groups of attendees.  See the agenda for the scheduled topics.

Networking Reception

Following the day's sessions on Tuesday, 20 October, you will have the opportunity to meet with fellow attendees to discuss the day's insights while making new connections. Join us for light refreshments at the official Mobile 360 - Middle East Networking Reception at the Hotel Novotel until 19:30pm.


My M360 Event App

Also new this year is the My M360 event portal and mobile app. My M360 is the best platform for all event information before, during and after the event. Download and enjoy these features:

  • Browse the list of attendees
  • Search for other attendee by keyword, interest or company name
  • Send messages to other attendees
  • Send meeting requests to meet while at Mobile 360 – Middle East
  • Access key event information
  • Create a personalised event schedule
  • Download conference presentations
  • Participate in interactive audience polling during the conference sessions
  • And much more!

My M360 allows you to plan on the app or from your desktop via the online portal and then access all your information from your mobile device while at the event.

Login information is shared prior to the event. Please contact us if you have registered for the event but have not yet received your login details.

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Click here to visit the My M360 portal




Conference Overview

Our thought-leadership conference will consist of different perspectives from a wide variety of players in the mobile ecosystem to demonstrate progress towards creating the connected society.

We are pleased to offer a new type of networking break. The Networking Opportunity Centre, or the NOC, takes networking to a higher level by pairing attendees together based on specific topics of interest.  We will provide expert-led discussions around one specific industry topic during the conference breaks. Attendees are encouraged to come and engage on a deeper level and make new connections.

See the agenda for the scheduled topics and plan a detour to the NOC!

Conference Presentations

We are pleased to offer downloads of conference presentations to our attendees each day after the conference sessions have completed.

Presentations can be found in two places by simply logging in and opening the session description of interest.  Scroll to the bottom for the Downloads and click download.

  1. My M360 Event App  
  2. My M360 Web Portal

Note: We are only able to provide materials where the presenter has given their approval for us to do so. Any presentations missing from the list were not authorised for release.


To see the main conference agenda,  click on Tuesday and Wednesday.  There are pre-events occurring on Monday which are included in the conference pass price.  Please check the session description for attendance requirements.



Mobile 360 - Middle East provides an invaluable opportunity for the most distinguished regional industry stakeholders from both developed and emerging markets to share experiences and further the development of connected societies. Identifying and addressing how mobile networks and the underlying platforms will enable a range of connected services, our high profile speakers will present on topics including the development of smart cities, digital commerce, digital identity, big data, mobile network economics, operator growth strategies and business models.

Thought leaders and industry experts from the most influential companies within the expanding mobile value chain will address topics through visionary keynote presentations, thought-provoking interviews and interactive panel discussions.



Attendee Registration

Registration for Mobile 360 – Middle East is now closed.  For information on our 2016 series, please subscribe to event updates below.



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