Hosted Events


WBA Wireless Global Congress – Liverpool – 2016


27-30 June, 2016 | Exhibition Centre, Liverpool, UK

The WBA’s Wireless Global Congress, 27-30 June 2016, will be hosted at Liverpool’s International Festival for Business (IFB). It is set to be a truly global gathering of international reach and significance. This world’s leading wireless event aims to deliver insights from leading technology visionaries, deployment stories from leading operators and global market updates from leading narratives.

It’s your opportunity to network with market leaders and debate the big issues that are transforming our industry – IoT, evolution and integration for connected cities, convergent technologies, the challenges and opportunities of licence exempt deployment and the drivers and business models associated with real world carrier grade Wi-Fi roll out.

Key conference topics:

  • Smart city deployments
  • Wi-Fi in the connected world
  • Convergent services
  • Sporting venues – in the football city of Europe
  • Wi-Fi and 5G
  • Monetization and commercialization
  • Unlicensed Meets Licensed

Wireless Global Congress offers a wealth of unique sponsorship opportunities to ramp up your visibility in the Wi-Fi industry and forge the relationships that grow your sales pipeline.




WBA Vision Forum – Members only session – New Delhi – 2016

19-21 Jan, 2016 | Hotel Taj Mahal, Mansingh Road, New Delhi

Members Working Session



WBA Vision Forum – New Delhi – 2016

21-22 Jan, 2016 | FICCI Offices, New Delhi

WBA Vision Forum

The WBA will host its second WBA Vision Forum in India, 21 – 22 January 2016, at the FICCI Offices in New Delhi.

The Vision Forum is a unique global gathering of thought-leaders from major wireless and broadband operators, technology innovators, government and city authorities.

Our aim is to facilitate a thought-provoking and candid dialogue that considers the opportunities and challenges for delivering transformational services through unlicensed and licensed connectivity, including public Wi-Fi. Moderated by a leading industry executive, speakers outline their vision and then debate with executives in an open interactive dialogue.

Day 1: Round Table – Digital Empowerment

21 January 2016 afternoon – by Invitation only – an exclusive Round Table – Digital Empowerment by Invitation only.

A select group of 30 individuals from state/city government, central government, operators and service providers, analysts and industry associations will be invited to discuss:

  • Connected Cities
  • Unlicensed technology
  • Wi-Fi sustainability and monetization
  • Public-private partnership
  • Economic impact
  • Rural outreach and rural-urban bridge

The Day one Round Table will be followed by a cocktail reception.

Day 2: Connecting the Unconnected

22 January 2016 – Public Forum

This Forum will provide attendees with thought-leadership, global insights, trends and case studies from leading experts from India and the globe. Key topics are connecting the unconnected, convergence services, high-density venues and laying the foundations of Smart City.

Connecting the Unconnected will provide an opportunity for participants to meet with senior executives from the Indian government, operators, tech companies, ecosystem players, neighboring countries, media and analysts.

The discussion will cover the opportunities and challenges for delivering transformational services through unlicensed and licensed connectivity, including public Wi-Fi. The executive group will also discuss ideas on how the ecosystem can cooperate and the role that industry organizations (including WBA and others) may play to accelerate the opportunities.


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WBA Wi-Fi Global Congress – San Jose – 2015

12-15 Oct, 2015 | San Jose Convention Center, USA

Wi-Fi Global Congress San Jose 2015

Shaping the future of wireless

The 2015 Wi-Fi Global Congress attracted leaders and influencers from across the industry to the San Jose Convention Center, providing a diverse and stimulating program that underlines its position as the world leading wireless show.

This is where the world came together to explore and influence the evolution of wireless innovations in critical areas like Smart Cities and high-density venue Wi-Fi deployments, Wi-Fi in the Connected World – Wi-Fi in M2M and Internet of Things and other emerging use cases.

If you missed the event or want to understand why you can’t afford to miss our next in Liverpool 2016, get up to date with the all the highlights in this post-event report.


WBA Wi-Fi Global Congress – London – 2015

18-21 May, 2015 | Tower Hotel, London, UK

Wi-Fi Global Congress San Jose 2015

Wi-Fi Global Congress (WGC), the World’s leading Wi-Fi event, successfully returned to London in May.

If you couldn’t make it, catch up on who attended and the event highlights – including the Next Generation Hotspot (NGH) Live Experience. The future of Wi-Fi.

View London event report »