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Congress Square

Congress Square

INNOVATION AND NETWORKING

Congress Square

Covering more than 2,000sqm, Congress Square is a bustling location right at the heart of the Fira. Located in the wide central aisle between Halls 4 & 6 and Halls 5 & 7, it is packed with innovations, networking opportunities and industry organisations, bringing together a range of diverse partners all in one place.

 

Impact Lounge

Impact Lounge

The Impact Lounge offered visitors the chance to meet with organisations making a difference in the industry: Women in Live Music (WILM), ISE sustainability partner SAVe and media and entertainment industry community The Circle Society. The lounge provided a space for visitors to connect with these organisations and find out about their work and achievements.

Influencer Lounge

Influencer Lounge

The Influencer Lounge welcomed content creators, social media trendsetters and commentators who are an active part of the technology community. 

Barcelona City Council

Barcelona City Council

The Barcelona City Council hosted local start-ups as well as the Catalan AV Cluster.

International Media Showcase

International Media Showcase

At the International Media Showcase, visitors could take some time away from the showfloor to browse and read the latest issues from the world’s AV media.

Networking area

Networking area

A large networking area was also located within Congress Square, divided into themed areas by Technology Zone.

Discovery Zone

Discovery Zone

The very latest innovations from first-time exhibitors and young companies were exhibiting in the Discovery Zone. These included virtual studio software developer Axximetry; AVoIP, HDBaseT and HDMI distribution device manufacturer Netvio; electronic accessories manufacturer Vanco; and Flylights, which offers transparent LED displays, among many others.

Catalonia Pavilion

Catalonia Pavilion

The Catalonia Pavilion hosted 30 local businesses active in the AV industry as well as highlighting business growth opportunities and running the ISE Open Innovation Challenge. Hosted by ACCIÓ (the Catalonia Trade & Investment agency) and Enterprise Europe Network, the Challenge is a hybrid matchmaking service that connects technology providers with Catalan corporations lined looking to purchase solutions.