The Future Blockchain Summit — the MENA region’s longest-running exhibition and conference connecting key stakeholders across Blockchain, crypto and Web3 — will return to Dubai World Trade Center from Oct. 10 to 13, 2022.

An integral part of the world’s biggest tech and startup event of the year, Gitex Global 2022, the four-day event will explore topics including the Metaverse, blockchain for enterprise and the future of digital assets. 

The summit comes at an opportune time for the Middle East region’s development in blockchain and cryptocurrency. The UAE has positioned itself as a global futuristic innovation hub, emphasized by the recent launch of the Dubai Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority and Dubai Metaverse Strategy, showing the commitment of the nation’s 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 and 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, offering startups the opportunity to pitch to an audience of global investors and earn potentially transformative capital. 

Leading cryptocurrency exchanges and market makers including OKX, Coinstore, KuCoin, the Hong Kong Digital Assets Exchange, Elliptic, Chainalysis, Coinfirm and Sun Zu Labs will be exhibiting at the summit. 

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

International experts speaking at the summit include Aleksandr Bornyakov, Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine; iNov8 Next Open Labs founder, musician and founding member of Legendary Rap Group N.W.A, OG Arabian Prince; Lennix Lai, director at OKX; Scott Page, CEO of Think:EXP, technologist and saxophone player for Pink Floyd; Farhad Shagulyamov, CEO of Velas; and many more.

The Future Blockchain Summit 2022 will host an engaging line-up of over 100 international speakers comprising business and governmental leaders who will discuss the most pressing challenges and opportunities in the global blockchain ecosystem. The Global Leaders Exchange, Crypto, DeFi and Virtual Asset Forum, and Metafest will provide visitors with essential insights and offer a glimpse into the emerging future of the web.

Visit the event website for more information on the Future Blockchain Summit and registration details.

About Dubai World Trade Center

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Jensen Matthews, PR