2022 Future Blockchain Summit to spur new prospects for crypto, metaverse innovators

By Rahul Vaimal, Associate Editor
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Session at The Future Blockchain Summit
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The MENA region’s longest-running exhibition and conference uniting key stakeholders across Blockchain, crypto, and Web 3.0, The Future Blockchain Summit is all set to return to the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 10 to 13 October 2022.

The Summit is a critical piece of the world’s biggest tech and startup event of the year, GITEX Global 2022 which will feature more than 4,500 tech and digital companies from 170 countries this year.

The four-day event will explore topics including the metaverse, Blockchain for enterprise and the future of digital assets.

The Future Blockchain Summit comes at an opportune time for the Middle East region’s development in Blockchain and cryptocurrency, with the UAE positioning itself as a global futuristic innovations’ hub, emphasized by the recent launch of the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority and Dubai Metaverse Strategy, showing the commitment of its government to the implementation and advancement of cutting-edge solutions to the digital economy.

The Summit is set to provide a major international meeting point for the Blockchain and crypto communities, welcoming more than 600 investors, offering Blockchain, cryptocurrency and metaverse innovators an unrivaled opportunity to accelerate their growth.

Day four of the Summit will play host to the North Star Dubai Supernova Challenge, the biggest pitch competition in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia, providing startups the golden opportunity to pitch to an audience of global investors and earn potentially transformative capital.

Leading cryptocurrency exchanges and market makers who will exhibit at the Summit include OKX, Coinstore, KuCoin, the Hong Kong Digital Assets Exchange, Elliptic, Chainalysis, Coinfirm and Sun Zu Labs.

Blockchain protocol specialists Consensys, EOS Network Foundation, Ultron Foundation will also be exhibiting, while there will also be a comprehensive focus on the Metaverse, NFT and gaming with innovators including Sensorium, METAP Japan and Ghost Ivy set to be at the show.

Some of the international experts speaking at the Summit include;

  • Mr. Aleksandr Bornyakov, Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation, Ukraine
  • Mr. OG Arabian Prince, Founder, iNov8 Next Open Labs, Founding Member of Legendary Rap Group N.W.A
  • Mr. Lennix Lai, Director, OKX
  • Mr. Scott Page, CEO, Think:EXP, Technologist & Saxophone player for Pink Floyd and
  • Mr. Farhad Shagulyamov, CEO, VELAS

The Summit 

The Future Blockchain Summit 2022 will host an engaging lineup of more than 100 international speakers comprising business and government leaders who will discuss the most pressing challenges and opportunities in the global Blockchain ecosystem.

The Global Leaders Exchange, Crypto, DeFi & Virtual Asset Forum, and Metafest will provide visitors with essential insights and offer a glimpse of the emerging future of the Web.

All relevant information about The Future Blockchain Summit including registrations can be found on the official website.

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