European blockchain events can draw people from around the world to share, network, and learn from some of the top minds in the fields of blockchain, Web3, and crypto.
Situated in some of the most stunning European venues, these events can be the highlight of the year for c-suite executives, crypto aficionados, and the industry leaders of tomorrow.
In this article, we are going to go through ten of the most anticipated blockchain events in Europe in 2023.
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Crypto Valley Conference
Date: 1 – 2 June
Location: Rotkreuz, Switzerland
The Crypto Valley Conference is the fourth round of this high-class crypto, blockchain, and Web3-based event.
Based in the beautiful Rotkreuz, Switzerland, this event boasts an impressive 1500 attendees, 3 large stages, and over 60 guest speakers offering various masterclasses on all kinds of topics and 40+ presentations.
Covering in-depth topics such as crypto best practices, the future of the blockchain industry, and all kinds of insight from experts with government, academic, and corporate backgrounds.
With guest speakers including Marieke Flament, Kurt Nielsen, and Noelle Acheson, to name a few.
Date: 7 – 8 October
Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
GameFi is one of the fastest-growing sectors in blockchain and Web 3 technology, and that’s just one of the reasons there is so much hype about DeGameFi.
This conference, which takes place in Tbilisi, Georgia, is set to be the epicenter of the GameFi world this October.
With 1500 expected attendees and nearly 70 speakers, this expo is going to cover everything about the blockchain and gaming sector covering industry-related topics such as trends in the industry and new use cases for blockchain.
While still early days for this event, and with the guest speaker list yet to be finalized, DeGameFi could well be the palace to be this year when it comes to blockchain gaming.
Date: 20 – 21 May
Definitely one of the trendiest events on this list, ETHDam promises to be one of the most thought-provoking events of the cryptotech year.
This two-day hackathon brings together DeFi and privacy experts for this intimate convention situated in Amsterdam. With competitions, speeches, and the possibility of meet and greets, ETHDam, while not as large as other conventions, is one to keep an eye on.
With guest speakers lecturing on a range of topics including the Security Director at Polygon, Christopher von Hessert, the Senior Backend Engineer of Lens Protocol & Aave Yahya Ibrahim and the Master of Validators Lido, Isidros Passadis.
Crypto Expo Europe
Date: March 19-21, 2023
Location: Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest (Bucharest, Romania)
Crypto Expo Europe promises to be one of the most exciting crypto events of 2023. Situated in the heart of Bucharest, Romania, this event boasts 101 speakers and around 3000 attendees.
Romania has one of the highest levels of crypto adoption of any European country. That’s why many C-suite level attendees are gathering to take part in the 81 workshops and dozens of seminars at the event.
Crypto Expo Europe also represents a key networking opportunity to connect, relax, and share amongst peers. That’s why there are two parties and a host of nightclubs nearby for this 3-day event.
At this event, you can expect to see Kyrlo Khomiakov, the regional leader of Binance, Alen Wei, global CEO of LBank and Jane King, the CEO and Founder of LilaMax Medcia, to name a few.
Paris Blockchain Week
Date: March 20-24, 2023
Location: Le Carrousel du Louvre (Paris, France)
Easily one of the biggest events of the crypto year, Paris Blockchain Week promises to bring some of the top brass of the blockchain world to a stunning location situated minutes from the Louvre
This 2-day event has a massive crowd of nearly 60% C-suite level attendees, 10,000 attendees, and a whopping 400 speakers, so there’s plenty to see, plenty to learn, and all kinds of exciting networking opportunities in one of the most bustling cities in all the world.
With topics such as the future of Web3, how to choose the right technology to invest in, and the future of digital ownership, this event is aiming to bring together thought leaders and crypto experts from around the world.
Guest speakers include Joseph Lubin, the Co-Founder of Ethereum, Aleis Ohanian, the Founder of Seven Seven Six and Silvio Micali the Founder of Algorand are just some of the big names of the convention.
Ethereum Community Conference (ETHCC)
Date: July 17-20
Location: Maison de la Mutualité, Paris, France.
Considered to be the largest annual European Ethereum gathering, this event promises to be an intense four-day ETH-focused experience. With a focus on technology and community, ETHCC requires a code of “benevolence” from its attendees and promises, in return, a fabulous after-party in the beautiful city of Paris.
With networking opportunities and learning seminars, ETHCC is one of the most anticipated ETH events of the year, and while the guest speaker list is still a guarded secret, you can be sure that there is plenty to learn, see, and do at this year’s ETHCC.
Block 3000 | Blockchain Battle
Date: July 6-7, 2023
Location: Altice Arena (Lisbon, Portugal)
Situated in Lisbon, Portugal, one of the more crypto-friendly countries in Europe, Block 3000 is one to watch for 2023.
With over 5000 attendees and 50 guest speakers taking on some of the most important topics facing the crypto world, like when will the bear market end? What kind of crypto trends are coming up? And the ongoing discussion between Proof-of-Work and Proof-of-Stake protocols used in the blockchain industry.
This crypto event boasts a very trendy guest speaker list including Roman Baniskyi, the founder of Babitski Capital, Dustin Plantholt, the so-called “Count of Monte Crypto” and Yulia Parkhomenko, Director of The Digital Economy.
NFT Show Europe | NFTs in Valencia
Date: July 14-15, 2023
Location: City of Arts and Sciences (Valencia, Spain)
Situated in the heart of one of the most beautiful cities in Spain, Valencia, NFT Show Europe is one of the most important NFT events of the year.
Considered to be among the premier European destinations for both arts and science, this event promises to have plenty of both, with a focus on the creative world of NFTs, Web3, digital art, blockchain, and the Metaverse.
This event has a long list of guest speakers, ranging from crypto experts, blockchain technology developers and, of course, artists.
Guest speakers Guillaume Vergnase of Alpine F1, Iraki Berdze of the UNICRI of the United Nations and Leila Hurstel of the Verse Estate are just some of the guest speakers you can expect to see.
Date: September 7-8, 2023
Location: International Hotel Casino and Tower Suites (Golden Sands, Bulgaria)
After the success of 2022’s expo, BlockSeaChain is back with another exciting 2023 blockchain expo.
While we are still very much in the early bird stages of the event, people are already getting excited about this upcoming event situated in beautiful Golden Sands, Bulgaria.
If last year was anything to go by, you can expect to have another 2-day convention full of guest speakers talking about everything blockchain, ranging from crypto business and tech to industry opportunities and, of course, those all too important networking cocktail meet and greets.
While the guest speaker list has yet to be fully announced, you can expect some of the most important members of the EU blockchain community to be there.
Date: November 1-3, 2023
Location: Megaron Athens International Conference Centre (Athens, Greece)
About: 1500+ Attendees, 100+Speakers,
Decentralized is another early bird to keep your eye on. While still awaiting a full release of guest speakers, panels, and workshops, the online crypto space has nonetheless been buzzing about this upcoming event.
With a good turnout for their 2022 conference of around 1500 attendees and over 100 speakers, this might be a good one to mark on your crypto convention calendar for 2023.
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