WSA-mobile Global Congress 2012/13

The WSA-mobile Global Congress 2012/13 in Abu Dhabi was a three-day event full of highlights: 50 eminent speakers, 40 great mobile app producers and 300 visitors from all over the world turned Abu Dhabi into a global hub for mobile content innovation.

The keynote-sessions and hands on workshops covered topics such as multiscreen marketing, mobile game design, mobile learning and mobile sound design. Renowned experts such as Mobile Monday Mastermind Jarri Tammisto, Janine Warner, Tomi Ahonen, Gary Schwartz,  and Angry Birds father Harri Koponen shared their ideas with high ranking representatives of the United Nations and several national governments.

At the grand gala, one product from among each of the eight WSA-mobile categories of m-Business, m-Government, m-Health, m-Learning, m-Media, m-Enterainment, m-Tourism and m-Inclusion was awarded global mobile champion. True to its theme of 'Meet Excellence in Mobile Content 2.0,' this year's batch of winners presented the cutting-edge in mobile apps, games, images, music and video.

WSA-mobile Chairman Peter A. Bruck congratulated the 40 contest winners as well as the eight global mobile champions and stated that the three-day event had been a unique opportunity to demonstrate the huge potential of mobile applications: “The Winners of this year’s WSA-mobile contest prove that what counts in a world of ten billion mobile phones is the creativity of mobile content developers”.

So what's next? Check out our picture gallery, take a look back to a great event and be prepared for an even greater event.

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See you in 2014!