Barcelona is a business centre

  • Barcelona Activa

    This is Barcelona City Council's local development agency and it implements the city's economic promotion policies.

  • The School for Women Entrepreneurs

    The School for Women Entrepreneurs has over twenty years of experience in supporting women entrepreneurs, offering advice, professional training and networking opportunities.
  • 4YFN

    As a business platform, 4 Years From Now (4YFN) creates connections between start-ups, investors and companies. 

  • Fira de Barcelona

    Set up in 1932, this is one of Europe's major trade fair institutions, in terms of its activity, site, experience and leadership

  • Barcelona Airport

    According to Airports Council International it is the best airport in Europe, with 35 million passengers a year, only 12 kilometres from the city centre and 3 kilometres from the port.

  • Port of Barcelona

    This is the biggest port in the Mediterranean in terms of the volume of goods handled. It is also Europe's leading port for cruise traffic and the fourth most important base port in the world.

  • High-speed train

    The high-speed train line links Barcelona with the European network and the main Spanish cities.

  • Barcelona Activa
  • Fira de Barcelona
  • Aeroport de Barcelona
  • Port de Barcelona
  • Tren d'Alta Velocitat
  • Barcelona offers many competitive advantages and business opportunities in the logistics and distribution sectors.

  • The city's international positioning is a very important factor in strengthening its capacity to attract companies, jobs, talent and foreign investment.

  • Barcelona is the world's leading city in terms of the number of trade fair and conference delegates it attracts.

  • Barcelona is ranked seventh in the world in terms of the number of trade fairs and conferences it holds.

  • Barcelona heads up a large economic area with a long industrial tradition and a solid business framework.

  • The professional and business opportunities available, and the excellent quality of life, help to keep local and foreign talent.

  • The Mobile World Congress has turned Barcelona into the global capital of new technologies.

  • Barcelona is strengthening its broad range of strategic activities with new initiatives that lead to international collaboration and leadership.

  • ZAL Port de Barcelona

    Port of Barcelona ZAL

    The ZAL is Port of Barcelona's intermodal logistics platform. It provides logistics infrastructure services for goods transport.

  • Barcelona Catalunya Centre Logístic

    Barcelona-Catalonia Logistics Centre (BCL)

    The BCL's goal is to establish Barcelona and Catalonia as the big logistics hub in southern Europe.

  • Saló Internacional de la Logística i la Manutenció

    International Logistics and Material Handling Fair (SIL)

    This international trade fair is held at the Fira de Barcelona. It is considered to be the most important in Spain, the Mediterranean and southern Europe.

  • Consorci Zona Franca

    Zona Franca Consortium

    The consortium's goal is to drive the economic development of Barcelona and Catalonia.

  • Barcelona Air Routes Development Committee (CDRA)

    Barcelona Air Routes Development Committee (CDRA) aims to promote the development of new intercontinental routes from Barcelona Airport.

  • Barcelona Chamber of Commerce

    The Barcelona Chamber of Commerce is responsible for ensuring the promotion of economic and business activities and the sustainable development of the Barcelona area.

  • Barcelona Landing Services

    The Business Support Office offers a comprehensive and free one-stop-shop support service to accompany Barcelona-based investment projects from businesses and entrepreneurs operating abroad.

  • Business location services

    This is a service providing information and guidance to help companies in their search for a suitable space, both those available through Barcelona Activa itself (at the Glòries Business Incubator, Almogàvers Business Factory, or Technology Park), and others such as industrial warehouses, buildings, and large offices.