European events in 2020 you won’t want to miss for monetising consumers via mobile


There are a number of fantastic events hosted around Europe, ideal for those looking to monetise consumers via mobile. A number of which the team at Fonix will be attending in 2020, so will we see you at any?

Ice Totally Gaming

4th — 6th Feb 2020

What to expect: ICE London is a unique event, offering a gathering place for all the major gaming players including regulators, operators and more (35,000 + professionals). It’s the place to be for engaging with the latest solutions, content and networking opportunities across the globe and across all sectors of gaming — betting, casino, esports, lottery, sports betting and more!

ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
Royal Docks
E16 1XL

Price: Register here for free

Mobile World Congress

24–27th Feb 2020

What to expect: MWC is the largest mobile event in the world, bringing together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology alongside today’s most industry leaders. Covering the roll out of 5G, and how this will boost the sector with AI, Big Data and IoT. With 2400, and over 100,000 attendees the Mobile World Congress is well worth a visit.

Fira Gran Via
Av. Joan Carles I
64 08908 L’Hospitalet de Llobregat

Price: Passes starting from €799


14 May 2020

What to expect: MGS UK 20 is one of the smaller events on our list, but being small allows it to be really focused. MGS concentrates on assisting mobile marketing professionals grow their app businesses with frontline content and community events. MGS UK 20 is a one-day, developer, publisher, and marketer-focused conference where business can gain insight from market leaders in fraud, retention, monetisation, in-app messages and more.

The event consists of workshops, lectures and panels, alongside numerous opportunities for networking.

1 Great George St
United Kingdom

Price: Tickets from £295

5G world

09–11 Jun 2020

What to expect: Move over 4G! 5G is here and about to have a big impact on the tech world. 5G allows for frictionless and faster streaming and downloading, on mobile devices.With that comes improved video streaming, online gaming, video calling and more, in terms of both graphics and load time.

To learn about all things 5G head over to 5G World, at the London Excel in June. Featuring CxOs from multiple global brands. 2020 is going to be a big year for 5G and this event will cover the whole process: from launch, to implementation, to uses and industry impact. 5G World is expecting over 10,000 attendees!

ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
Royal Docks
E16 1XL

Price: Full Access Tickets £1699 + VAT


11–15 Sept 2020

What to expect: The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) is the world’s most influential media, entertainment and technology show. It provides the invaluable opportunity to experience all the latest tech and to hear about the future of the industry from key players. The IBC exhibition covers fifteen halls across the RAI and hosts over 1,700 exhibitors. Over 55,000 innovators, key decision makers and press visited the last edition of the event.

Europaplein 24
1078 GZ

Price: Tickets not available yet


6–7 Oct 2020

What to expect: The payment options businesses offer can have a massive impact on cart abandonment, and they need to be the right methods so your customers have choice. Find out about everything payments at PayExpo.

PayExpo is the UK’s largest and most influential card and payments event, showcasing the latest technology and innovation. The event features, not only the traditional methods, but payment solutions you may never have heard of. PayExpo’s content is channeled into four subjects: retail payments, gaming payments, banking, fintech and the evolution of banking.

Business Design Centre
52 Upper St
The Angel
N1 0QH

Price: Free tickets are available for meeting certain criteria, otherwise tickets are £1299 + VAT


12–15 Oct 2020

What to expect: MIPCOM is an acronym for Marche International des Programmesde Communication in French or International Market of Communication Programs in English. Over a four-day period, the trade show/conference is heavily geared towards the television industry and it is attended my influencers and decision makers from all the major television studios and broadcasters around the globe. Over the last 35 years, MIPCOM has become a powerhouse known for its innovative focus on advancing the industry, hosting 13,500 participants and 2000 companies exhibiting.

Palais des Festivals et des Congrès
1 Boulevard de la Croisette

Price: Tickets not available yet

SportsPro OTT Summit

November 2020

What to expect: SportsPro OTT Summit aims to bring more than 800 OTT and digital leaders from across the global sports industry, with representatives attending from the world’s preeminent sports broadcasters, rights holders, content distributors, social platforms and technology providers. All will be there to share views on how harnessing the opportunities afforded by the direct-to-consumer media ecosystem can help fuel business growth and bring fans closer to the sports they love. One of the key highlights is to learn the best ways to market, promote and monetise D2C services.

Meliá Castilla
Calle del Poeta Joan Maragall
43, 28020

Price: £399 + VAT

If you’re heading to any industry events this year (whether they are on the list or not), get in touch — we’d love to catch up.