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We are a private, independent and non-profit association made up of 146 of the city’s leading companies, research centers, entrepreneurs, business schools, universities and cultural institutions, and more than 800 professionals aiming to make Barcelona one of the world’s best cities for talent and economic activity.
The association also has a network of 70 members living and working outside of Spain, and a 20% of international members that have chosen Barcelona as a city to live and work in.
Barcelona Global promotes and leads projects to attract talent and business, is committed to initiatives driven by its members and support their success, and mobilizes its members to identify challenges and projects for the city in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness, Research and Knowledge, Culture, Tourism and Social Impact.Read more Close
- Barcelona Global Projects
The association aims to reinforce and innovate the real estate sector and the construction industry.Learn Barcelona Global's proposals to improve the relationship between city and tourism
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The world-renowned music festival Primavera Sound beats its previous record with 220,000 attendees. Barcelona benefits from the restructuring of Nestlé, which plans to strengthen its electronic commerce division through the technology center it created in the city. Airbnb and Barcelona City Council launch a new technological tool for responsible home sharing in Barcelona. Banco Sabadell and Asabys Partners join forces to create a new venture capital fund in the health tech sector. The historic Mercat de Sant Antoni reopens after almost nine years of rehabilitation work. Microsoft chooses Barcelona to open a Design Center and Quantum Lab, employing 60 people. A detailed map of how leukemia works has been developed by the epigenetic research team of Idibaps, the research institute associated with Hospital Clínic. Actor Robert de Niro, Cofounder of Nobu Hotels, will open an establishment in the torre Catalunya in Barcelona. Lidl will open a European centre in Barcelona to manage electronic commerce and customer relationships. Sitges will be the first film festival in the world to accept cryptocurrency for the sale of tickets.Receive the Barcelona Global UpdateRegister now