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Charting the Future of Blockchain: Key Highlights from the 29th World Blockchain Summit in Dubai


Charting the Future Forward: WBS Returns to Dubai

The prestigious city of Dubai is set to host the 29th World Blockchain Summit (WBS) on the 22nd and 23rd April 2024, heralding a significant gathering of the brightest minds in the blockchain, crypto, and Web3 sectors. Promising two days of in-depth discussions and networking, the summit will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel, Marina, further cementing Dubai’s status as a leading hub in the MENA region for blockchain and web3 innovations.

The event, organized by Trescon, is expected to draw over 2,000 key decision-makers across the globe, offering a unique platform to dissect and debate the latest trends, opportunities, and challenges currently shaping the blockchain ecosystem. The focus will extend to the technological advancements propelling Dubai through its strategic initiatives like the Dubai Blockchain Strategy and the Virtual Assets Regulatory Authority (VARA), setting the stage for transformative discussions.

WBS Dubai’s agenda promises a lineup of inspiring keynote speeches, illuminating use-case study presentations, and thought-provoking panel discussions. Among the featured topics are “2024 Blockchain Ecosystem Market Analysis”, “Exploring DeFi Trends: From Hype to Reality”, and the emerging “Rise of AI-Blockchain Integration”. Essential insights and future trends will be brought to light by an array of esteemed speakers including Pascal Gauthier of Ledger, Bertrand Levy of SANDBOX, and David Siemer of Wave Digital Assets, to name a few.

Recalling the summit’s previous editions, figures such as Sandeep Naliwal from Polygon and Charles Hoskinson from Input Output Global have played pivotal roles in enhancing WBS’s industry influence. Reflecting on the event’s impact, Frederik Gregaard of the Cardano Foundation shared, “The World Blockchain Summit, Dubai, was a truly dynamic and diverse event…”, highlighting the summit’s significance in fostering industry connections and innovations.

The Dubai edition of WBS will also spotlight the Startup World Cup regional finale, a global competition orchestrated by Pegasus Ventures that offers startups a chance to secure a $1 million investment at the global finals in San Francisco. This feature underscores the event’s commitment to nurturing emerging talents and revolutionary ideas within the blockchain ecosystem.

Sharath Kumar, Director- Business Unit at Trescon, emphasized Dubai’s pioneering role in the global tech landscape and its alignment with essential blockchain solutions driving the global economy forward. “The World Blockchain Summit is the perfect platform for top blockchain authorities and experts to share their insights…,” Kumar remarked, highlighting the summit’s role as a catalyst for innovation and growth in the blockchain domain.

Registrations for the World Blockchain Summit Dubai are now open, extending an invitation to all those eager to delve into the depths of blockchain and crypto evolution. Early bird tickets are available, offering an invaluable opportunity to engage with the forefront of blockchain technology and thought leadership. Don’t miss the chance to be part of one of the year’s most anticipated blockchain and crypto events.

About World Blockchain Summit (WBS)

WBS is at the forefront of the global stage for blockchain and web3 developments, organizing the world’s longest-running summit series dedicated to the growth of the blockchain, crypto, and Web3 ecosystem since 2017. With over 28 editions across 11 countries, WBS continues to serve as an essential networking and deal-flow platform, connecting global leaders, startups, investors, and innovators.

About Trescon

Trescon is renowned for its role in the global business events and services sector, promoting the adoption of emerging technologies along with sustainability and inclusive leadership. Through innovative and high-quality platforms, Trescon aims to address the realities and growth potentials in emerging markets, connecting clients to forefront advancements and opportunities.

As the countdown to the World Blockchain Summit Dubai begins, the blockchain community prepares to gather under one roof, setting the stage for discussions that will define the future trajectories of blockchain and web3 technologies. Positioned at the confluence of innovation, leadership, and comprehensive market insights, WBSDubai 2024 is poised to usher in a new era of blockchain development and application, not just in the MENA region, but globally.

Jordan Clark
Jordan Clark
Jordan Clark brings a dynamic and investigative approach to business reporting. Holding a degree in Business Administration and a certification in Data Analysis, Jordan has an eye for detail and a knack for uncovering the stories behind the numbers. His career began in the bustling world of Silicon Valley startups, giving him firsthand experience in tech entrepreneurship and venture capital. Jordan's reports often focus on technology's impact on business, startup culture, and emerging

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