Dell Coffee Bar at MWC 2014, Barcelona
The Mobile World Congress is the leading technology exhibition and conference in the world, a place where anyone who is anyone will exhibit, meet and show off their new products and technologies. This year we had a request from Dell to bring our coffee to Barcelona and help them impress their existing and potential clients.
Having everything organised, logistic in place and a well thought out schedule to stick to, getting the equipment in place and up and running was as smooth as it gets. The relaxed Spanish pace (‘you’re in Spain now’ was said a lot) did see us waiting around for a delivery longer then we’d have liked, especially with the sunny city of Barcelona just outside the convention centre walls waiting to be explored. When our delivery arrived we were happy that everything was set up as it should be and we were ready to impress our client and their visitors. We were then lucky enough to spend Sunday afternoon and evening sampling the tapas and enjoying some of Barcelona’s sights and culture.
Over the four days the coffee standard was extremely high and the Dell employees were delighted with the service we provided and enjoyed the fact that they didn’t have to drink the coffee in their hotels in the mornings as we’d be there waiting for them. Comments such as ‘this isn’t just the best coffee at MWC, this is the best coffee in Barcelona!’ and tweets saying we are ‘the best baristas I’ve ever worked with’ kept us motivated and working hard to keep people coming back for more.
— Franklin Flint (@franklinatdell) February 28, 2014
As the exhibition came to a close, we packed down and said our goodbyes, being hugged and having photos taken as we left the stand; I think its fair to say we left a lasting impression. Dell are a great company to work with and based on feedback we are confident that we will have the pleasure to work with them again in the future.
We brought back with us a huge amount of experience and knowledge that we will take forward with us to help us push our capabilities for international services even further. For now though, the busy season is just picking up and it’s on to more events across the U.K. to provide the best possible mobile coffee service that can!