Our appointment calendars are reaching critical mass, but Light Reading editors and Heavy Reading analysts do want to meet up with all you movers and shakers who will be trekking to Barcelona in a couple of weeks for the industry flash mob known as Mobile World Congress.
There's only one catch: We need to know who's actually going to MWC.
Fortunately, our good friend the Internet gives us a quick and easy way to make an MWC connection with you. All you have to do is click here, tell us who you are, and we'll take care of the rest.
What's in it for you? Well, in addition to the chance of meeting up with us face to face, there are cocktail party invitations, a super-serious breakfast session on mobile network security, free research, and even a free ride to the MWC show floor available.
So take about 42 seconds to click, ID yourself, and let us know you'll be making the trip to somewhat sunny Spain. We'll be glad to see you there.
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