- Dubai is becoming a blockchain hub thanks to its multiple pro-crypto initiatives.
- The city’s free trade district had over 500 blockchain startups in 2022.
- In 2023, Dubai will host numerous crypto expos, summits, and more.
Dubai is quickly becoming one of the world’s most important blockchain hubs. The city’s openness to new technologies and innovation helped it emerge as a global hub for blockchain development.
The most populous city in the United Arab Emirates spearheads several initiatives that leverage blockchain tech. For instance, the Dubai Blockchain Strategy aims to keep the city’s records fully on the blockchain.
Dubai also attracts blockchain entrepreneurs and businesses alike. In 2022, the city’s free trade district hosted over 500 blockchain startups worldwide. As a result, Dubai has a bustling crypto scene with ample networking opportunities.
In 2023, Dubai will host some of the most exciting blockchain events, providing opportunities for both investors and entrepreneurs.
Crypto Expo Dubai
The widely anticipated Crypto Expo Dubai will feature major crypto investors and leaders in the blockchain industry. It aims to create opportunities for crypto investors, businesses, experts, and more.
The event will feature over 60 speakers from 30+ countries and 100+ crypto companies. Organizers also expect over 10,000 traders and investors that will be in attendance. This will create ample opportunities for networking and finding new business partners and opportunities.
Attendees will see one of the largest crypto expos in the region, showcasing the latest digital currency products and tech.
The event will feature a conference, with industry experts sharing meaningful insights and the latest trends in the space. The agenda will cover topics including trends in crypto trading, the future of regulations, and crypto adoption.
Some conference speakers include founders and executives of crypto companies, executives and experts from Binance, Huobi, Chainalysis, and more.
Crypto Expo Dubai is set to take place in Dubai on March 8-9 at the Festival Arena in Dubai Festival City.
World Blockchain Summit
World Blockchain Summit is a global event that fosters growth, collaboration, and adoption of blockchain technology. This year’s summit in Dubai has the patronage of HH Sheikh Juma Ahmed Juma Al Maktoum.
The event will feature over 100 speakers and 300+ investors. It will include pre-event networking, a startup competition, and more. Organizers expect more than 2,000 attendees to the event, which will take place between 19-21 March.
Attendees will also hear key industry leaders as speakers at the Summit. Notable speakers include Sandeep Nailwal, Co-Founder of Polygon; Helen Hai, Executive VP of Binance; Alex Zinder, Global Head of Ledger, and more.
IFINEXPO Dubai – Innovative Finance Expo
IFINEXPO Dubai is an event covering innovative technologies in finance, including crypto, DeFi, fintech, and more. According to its organizers, it aims to build a platform for sharing knowledge in innovative finance.
The event will feature speakers, including financiers, entrepreneurs, and finance experts. Speakers will cover topics including challenges to the digital asset world, trends in blockchain tech, the future of finance in Dubai, and more.
The innovative Finance Expo will take place 15-16 May at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai.
Blockchain Economy Summit
Blockchain Economy Summit in Dubai is part of one of the largest blockchain conference networks globally.
This year’s summit features a wide range of topics, from the future of finance to blockchain applications in tech. The conference, which will take place on October 2-5, will feature some notable speakers from media and regulators.
Conference speakers include Ahmed Bin Sulayem, CEO of Dubai’s DMCC, Alena Afanaseva, CEO of BeInCrypto, and Ramia Farrage, Senior Producer for Forbes Middle East.
The conference will host investors and companies from more than 70 countries, with ample networking opportunities. It will also feature an NFT art gallery and media accreditation.