LONDON, June 3 /PRNewswire/ --

- Hong Kong to Host the 6th Annual Mobile Asia Congress

The GSMA today announced that the 2009 Mobile Asia Congress will be held 18-19 November 2009 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Under the banner Inspiring the Mobile Future, the 2009 Mobile Asia Congress will bring together the leadership of Asian mobile operators and key players in the broader mobile ecosystem in an exclusive forum for sharing the visions and strategies that will shape the mobile future.

The Asian mobile market has long been at the leading edge of innovation in technology, applications, services and business strategies, said John Hoffman, CEO, GSMC Limited. The 2009 Mobile Asia Congress provides the platform to highlight the strength and success of the Asian mobile industry on the world stage.

Over a two-day period, approximately 1,000 senior mobile industry executives from across Asia and the world will attend this elite leadership event, which will explore high-growth industry areas, emerging topics and a mainstay of strategic and technological issues, with an emphasis on developments in the Asian market.

In addition to a product showcase featuring key mobile technologies and solutions, the 6th annual Mobile Asia Congress will afford attendees important networking and business development opportunities. Further, the GSMA will hold the 2009 Asia Mobile Awards which recognise outstanding growth, innovation and leadership in the Asian mobile market.

For more information on Mobile Asia Congress, please visit The Call for Papers for speaking opportunities at the 2009 Mobile Asia Congress is now open; more information is available at

About the GSMA

The GSMA represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry. Spanning 219 countries, the GSMA unites more than 750 of the world's mobile operators, as well as 200 companies in the broader mobile ecosystem, including handset makers, software companies, equipment providers, Internet companies, and media and entertainment organisations. The GSMA is focused on innovating, incubating and creating new opportunities for its membership, all with the end goal of driving the growth of the mobile communications industry. For more information, please visit

Daniel Lowther, +44-7747-636-687, or Richard Fogg, +44-7887-845-236, both of GSMA,