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Expat fair



Barcelona Expat Fair connects the international community with service providers who cater to people who have chosen Barcelona as their home. The fair is FREE for attendees, and it will include leading players and advisers who add tremendous value to the expat experience.

The organizers of the Barcelona Expat Fair are excited to announce that its corporate sponsors BCN Business Services, ESADE Business School, Inspire Property Experts and Swapfiets ensure that expats have a chance to meet businesses who cater to people who have chosen to make Barcelona their home.


10:00 Expat looking for work opportunities in Barcelona? Come meet our DataForce team!

Looking for a job in a foreign country can seem daunting for some of us, especially when we don't speak the local language. Come to our workshop and networking session to find out more about our culture and the freelance and employment job opportunities available with Data Force by TransPerfect in Barcelona. 15% of our employees are expats, and we are growing!

11:00 Access to healthcare in Catalunya
Turó Park Dental & Medical Center - Dr. Madeleine Smit

People from around the world travel to access the healthcare in Catalunya, which consists of combined public and private services. Comparable in both quality and professionalism, patients supplement their public care with a wide range of private healthcare insurances, converting Barcelona into a hub of medical tourism. Patients access different levels of private health coverage including basic, co-pay and reimbursement insurance. These allow patients to easily access this healthcare system that is considered one of the best in the world.

12:00 Top 10 mistakes to avoid when buying or selling a property in Barcelona!
INSPIRE Property Experts - Raf Jacobs

If you want to buy, you´ll be better informed than others and take better decisions and If you want to sell, you´ll learn how to position your property better and find better buyers.
What you can expect:
- Top 10 mistakes to avoid.
- Live examples of pitfalls from expat buyers.
- Property price predictions for 2022.
- Q&A.
Get most out of it for YOU and submit your questions upfront to

12:00 Running Clinic
Running Barcelona - Koen Willems

How to run with good technique? In this workshop physiotherapist & trainer Koen Willems is showing you the basic tips & tricks on the running technique like good posture and easy breathing. The goal is to run easier to save energy and prevent injuries. The workshop is suitable for beginners and more experienced runners and it will be given outside (the meeting point is the stand of Physiotherapy Barcelona and Running Barcelona).

13:00 Women in Business
Working Women Barcelona - Josie Pont

This networking session will be hosted by Josie Pont (Female Changemakers) who after an introduction about the premises and challenges of female entrepreneurship will lead a dynamic setting of questions to foster the meeting of expat women and further discussion of the pros and cons of women entrepreneurship in the Barcelona ecosystem.


Saturday the 5th of March 2022

Estación de Francia – Barcelona

09.00 AM – 3.00 PM


Location Workshops: Clubhaus (in front of the station)



The fair is FREE for attendees, and it will include leading players and advisers who add tremendous value to the expat experience.

Expats frequently express challenges when trying to establish themselves in a new country, that they do not know how or where to find reliable professionals to address their problems or concerns.

The expat fair is designed to select and locate in one convenient place numerous experts to the most common challenges expats face, including but not limited to:

  • Finding employment
  • Relocating homes and pets
  • Solving immigration headaches
  • Identifying the right school for kids
  • Moving to a great neighborhood
  • Filing taxes and fiscal planning
  • Buying or renting a home
  • Selecting a doctor, dentist or therapist
  • Meeting with family lawyers
  • Starting a company

The Barcelona Expat Fair is hosted by organizations which are dedicated to serving the international community:

Barcelona Expat Life is the latest platform for both new and existing internationals in Barcelona, providing up-to-date information on everything you need to know about life in this vibrant city.

Barcelona Metropolitan is the leading English magazine for the international community. Founded in 1996, it serves as the essential resource to living in (and loving) Barcelona.

Exhibitors will be provided a stand, where they showcase their products and services as well as interact with prospective clients who need the services of companies who specialize in addressing the needs of the international community.

According to Ajuntament de Barcelona, expats from 170 different countries comprise 28% or 460,000 of the local residents, and the city must showcase all the companies and organizations whose mission is to serve the needs of this community.

Exhibitors will reap the advantages of participating in an event especially designed to attract expats and will:
• Build Brand Awareness
• Increase Visibility
• Generate Leads
• Meet Customers
• Improve Digital Marketing
• B2B Networking

Prices to participate in the event are:
275 EUR – Exhibitor
375 EUR – Exhibitor + Promotion

Feel free to contact us to discuss sponsorship opportunities.