Top 19 International Blockchain Conferences & Web3 Events in 2024

Updated on: February 26, 2024
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The world of blockchain and Web3 is buzzing with innovation, and what better way to stay ahead of the curve than by immersing yourself in the vibrant community? 2024 promises a year packed with exciting conferences and events, offering unparalleled opportunities to connect, learn, and explore the future of technology. But with so many options, where do you even begin?

We've curated a list of 19 international blockchain and Web3 events for 2024, handpicked for their unique offerings and insider insights. Beyond the usual suspects, we'll delve into some hidden gems and highlight stats that most blogs gloss over, giving you the complete picture to plan your year of blockchain brilliance.

  1. METAVSUMMIT (Jan 10-11, Dubai) :

Dive into the metaverse with 3,000+ attendees and 150+ speakers, including industry titans like Tim Berners-Lee. Expect deep dives into NFTs, DAOs, and the future of the virtual world.

  1. Quantum Miami (Jan 24-26, Miami, FL) :

Dive into the intersection of quantum computing and blockchain with this cutting-edge event. Expect talks from leading researchers and developers, exploring the potential of quantum-resistant cryptography and the future of decentralized finance (DeFi) in a quantum world. A recent study by McKinsey & Company predicts that the quantum computing market could reach $1 trillion by 2030, showcasing the immense potential of this technology.

  1. ETHDenver (Feb 23-Mar 3, Denver, CO) :

This massive innovation festival is a must for Ethereum enthusiasts. Boasting over 5,000 attendees and 150+ hackathons, it's a breeding ground for groundbreaking ideas and the perfect platform to showcase your skills. Ethereum's developer ecosystem is booming, with over 250,000 active developers contributing to the network. This bodes well for the future of the platform and the applications built on it.

  1. WOW Summit (Mar 26-27, Hong Kong) :

Looking for a global perspective on blockchain and Web3? Look no further than WOW Summit. This Asia-focused event brings together thought leaders worldwide to discuss the latest trends and challenges in the space. The Asia-Pacific region is expected to be the largest blockchain market by 2027, with China leading the charge. Attending WOW Summit will give you valuable insights into this rapidly growing market.

  1. International Women of Blockchain Conference (Mar 20-22, San Fransisco) :

Celebrate the power of women in blockchain. This conference amplifies female voices with 500+ attendees and 50+ speakers, focusing on leadership, mentorship, and diversity in the industry.

  1. Paris Blockchain Week (Apr 8-12, Paris, France) :

Immerse yourself in the European blockchain scene at this week-long extravaganza. With over 30,000 attendees and 500+ speakers, it's a chance to network with industry giants and discover the latest developments in Europe's blockchain ecosystem.  France is a leader in blockchain adoption within the European Union, with the government actively supporting the development of the technology.

  1. Digital Assets Forum (April 15, London,UK) :

The Digital Assets Forum, hosted by the European Blockchain Convention, is an exclusive event that brings together key institutional players in the digital assets world, including asset managers, banks, crypto funds, infrastructure providers, policy makers, and more. The forum will feature insightful panel discussions, dedicated spaces for 1-on-1meetings, and an exhibition area.

  1. Blockchain Life 2024 (Apr 15-20, Dubai) :

Experience the glitz and glam of the blockchain world in Dubai. This opulent event boasts 10,000+ attendees, 300+ speakers, and a focus on high-profile projects and investment opportunities. Prepare for luxury networking and Lamborghini test drives (maybe).

  1. TOKEN2049 in Dubai (Apr 18-19,Dubai) :

This invite-only event brings together the crème de la crème of the crypto world (think billionaires and hedge fund managers) for exclusive talks and networking opportunities in the luxurious setting of Dubai. Black tie optional, but definitely not mandatory.

  1. Web3 Convention (May 18-19, Brisbane Australia) :

This Texas-sized event focuses on the practical applications of Web3, attracting 5,000+ attendees to discuss DAOs, NFTs, and the future of the decentralized web. Cowboy hats are encouraged, but not required.

  1. Consensus by CoinDesk (May 29-May 31, Austin, TX) :

This flagship event by CoinDesk is one of the most highly anticipated blockchain conferences globally. Expect deep dives into DeFi, NFTs, and the future of Web3, alongside networking opportunities with the who's who of the industry. Consensus 2023 attracted over 17,000 attendees, showcasing the immense interest in blockchain and Web3 technology.

  1. Proof of Talk Summit (June 24, Paris) :

Dive into the technical nitty-gritty of blockchain with 1,000+ developers and engineers at this Paris event, focusing on scalability, security, and the future of blockchain infrastructure.

  1. Bitcoin 2024 (Jul 25-27, Nashville, TN) :

Celebrate the OG of blockchain at Bitcoin 2024. This event is a mecca for Bitcoin enthusiasts, offering insightful discussions on the future of the world's first cryptocurrency and its impact on the broader financial landscape. Over 50 million people worldwide now own Bitcoin, highlighting the growing adoption of this digital asset.

  1. European Blockchain Convention( Sept 25-26  2024, Barcelona Spain) :

Ready to be part of the most influential blockchain event in Europe? With 6.000 attendees and 300 speakers, EBC is back bigger and better than ever! Join it in Barcelona for a 2-day extravaganza and meet the whole Web3 ecosystem in one go. Experience an unforgettable event featuring 3 stages, a buzzing exhibition area, startup competitions, parties, and so much more.

  1. The Permissionless II Summit (Sep 11-3, Austin,TX) :

Explore the bleeding edge of decentralized finance (DeFi). This intimate gathering brings together 300+ DeFi pioneers and thought leaders to discuss on-chain governance, protocol design, and the future of open finance.

  1. Zebu Live (Oct 10-11, London, UK) :

This boutique event focuses on the intersection of blockchain and business. Expect high-level discussions on enterprise blockchain solutions, supply chain management, and the future of work. A recent Gartner report predicts that blockchain will generate $3.1 trillion in business value by 2030, showcasing the potential for businesses to leverage this technology.

  1. Blockchance: The Web3 Conference (Oct 16-18, Germany) :

Get your Dutch on at this Web3-centric event. Blockchance gathers 1,500+ attendees and 100+ speakers to explore the future of decentralized applications, DAOs, and the social impact of Web3.This event takes a holistic approach to blockchain and Web3, covering everything from technical advancements to social and cultural implications. Expect diverse perspectives and a vibrant atmosphere. The global blockchain market is expected to reach $11.7 billion by 2027, demonstrating this technology's rapid growth and increasing importance.

  1. Blockchain Africa Conference (31 Oct, Johannesburg) :

Embrace the African blockchain revolution. This conference connects 1,000+ attendees and 50+ speakers across the continent, showcasing local projects, fostering collaboration, and driving blockchain adoption in Africa.

  1. DevCon (Nov 12-15, Bangkok, Thailand) :

This Ethereum-focused developer conference is a must for anyone building the Ethereum blockchain. Expect technical workshops, hackathons, and deep dives into the latest Ethereum developments

Bonus Tip: Don't just attend, contribute! Many conferences offer hackathons, workshops, and speaker opportunities. Get involved, share your knowledge, and build your network.

Final Words

With our list of top 28 blockchain web3 crypto events, you can look for early bird tickets and attend them virtually or in-person. You will learn a lot about the developments and challenges for blockchain, metaverse, crypto and related fields. After these events are over, you can also use the event names on this list to look online for great content & insights from presentations, workshops and fireside chats happening in these conferences. Let us know in the comments if you are planning to attend any of these blockchain events.


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