capital of the new economy


Solid brand

Quality of life

Cultural activity

Geographical situation

In recent decades, and thanks to a strong, rich and diverse socio-economic background, Barcelona has become one of the European cities with the greatest economic and global impact, capable of leading an emerging area of economic activity in the south of Europe.

Its numerous assets define it as a city with great potential in the digital revolution that has altered the dimensions of investment and work.

My dream: a Mediterranean, beautiful, big Barcelona… To be a channel for beauty to be the radiance of truth, to discover all its secrets in the laws of the Universe.

Antoni Gaudí

Capital of
European economic activity

favourite European city for entrepreneurs

According to

The state of European Tech

best city brand

According to World’s Best City Brands 2019

digital city

According to The Digital City Index 2018

most attractive city for investing and locating companies

According to Global Cities Investment Motor 2018

best valued city in the Technology category

According to Cities in Motion 2019

“By holding the BNEW, we have positioned Barcelona as the world’s capital of the new economy, demonstrating its excellent business environment and potential to lead the development of Industry 4.0.”

Pere Navarro

Special Government Delegate in the CZFB