30+ Best Blockchain Conferences in 2021 – Reserve Now!

30+ Best Blockchain Conferences in 2021 – Reserve Now!

In this article, we explore the best Blockchain conferences in 2021. These events will help you improve your brand awareness, network with the right people and enrich your knowledge of Blockchain technology.

Do you feel like no one really understands your passion for blockchain technology and its real-world potential?

You are not alone!

Every year, thousands of crypto enthusiasts search for the best blockchain conferences to come together and discuss everything from tech and IoT to AI and cryptocurrencies.

These events have been increasing every year, and are usually fully packed.

But, with some of them costing more than $1000, are they really worth the visit?

While there are many options available, you want to ensure that you only visit the very best blockchain events – those that will enrich your knowledge and give you real opportunities to network and make new business deals. Therefore, this article will look into both virtual and IRL crypto conferences that will help you improve your knowledge, network, and investment choices.

Best Blockchain Conferences in 2021

After carefully researching the upcoming events, we created a list of the 28 best blockchain conferences. Let’s check them out!

1. Blockchain Life

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Blockchain Life 2021 celebrates its 6th annual event at the Music Media Dome of Moscow, Russia, to discuss everything blockchain, crypto, and mining. The event will host more than 4,000 attendees, including prominent industry leaders, and has received sponsorships from some of the biggest names in the space (FTX, Crypto.com, Bybit, and others). What makes this event different from the rest is the job fair, which will enable attendees to discover job opportunities and find out more about the leading companies in the crypto industry, while further networking will be possible on the second day.

Date(s): April 21-22 2021
Location: Moscow, Russia
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2. International Conference on Computer, Blockchain, and Financial Development (CBFD) 2021

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CBFD is not exclusively oriented towards blockchain technology but offers a broader outlook on the progress of financial technologies. The event’s main purpose is the discussion of trends and developments in Computer, Blockchain and Financial Development, as well as the exchange of knowledge and information interchange between attendees and industry leaders.

Date(s): April 23-25 2021
Location: Nanjing, China
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3. NFT Livestream: Proof of Origin

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Mogul Productions and Untraceable Events present an NFT-focused event for crypto investors, featuring Marvel and DC Comics artist Rob Prior and other industry experts, to discuss the growth and importance of non-fungible tokens. The event will delve into the blockchain-related trends observed in the entertainment industry, and conclude with a ritualistic “burn” of Rob’s physical art piece after digitizing it. The NFT will then be auctioned live during the event.

Date(s): April 28, 2021, 5:00pm – 8:00pm EST
Location: Virtual event
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4. IoT in Manufacturing Congress North America

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IoT Manufacturing Congress is another world-class virtual conference that focused on the “Internet of Things” and all its potential applications and use cases. The event is ideal for manufacturers, Chief Technical Officers, supply chain leads, and directors, all of which will learn from the keynotes and network with their peers. Some of the event’s focus points include security threats in the IoT age, the future of manufacturing, IT/OT convergence and how it leads to industrial transformation, and more.

Date(s): May 18, 2021
Location: Online Event
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5. Global DeFi Investment Summit


Global DeFI Investment Summit is one of the most popular events for DeFi enthusiasts who want to stay ahead of the trend and wish to learn more about the future of decentralized finance. The 2-day event is free to attend in real life and can also be attended virtually if traveling is not possible. The goal of the event is to connect industry leaders, prominent startups, and DeFi experts with regional businesses and entrepreneurs across different industries, in order to raise awareness for the technological applications of DeFi technology. 

Date(s): June 2-3, 2021
Location: Dubai, UAE (& virtual)
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6. InterCon Conference


InterCon brings together the most prominent tech entrepreneurs and innovators to network and learn. Through brainstorming and practical sessions, attendees get new perspectives on trends and developments in their industry, while a long array of keynote speakers further strengthens the event’s value.

Date(s): June 23-25, 2021
Location: Las Vegas, USA
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7. DeFi Conference 2021

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After a widely successful year for DeFi, builders and enthusiasts of the space will be able to attend one of the largest online events on the topic. The DeFi Conference 2021, which is FREE to attend, is being held on the 5th of August 2021, what many call the midst of a highly anticipated “DeFi Summer 2.0”. Attendees will be able to engage with all the speakers, discuss their ideas, exchange services, and network with like-minded people. Talks include DeFi use cases like lending, investing, insurance, and more. Discussions also flow into the world of NFTs and its applications.

Date(s): August 5, 2021
Location: Online Event
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8. Hybrid Cloud Congress 2021

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Hybrid Cloud Congress goes virtual this year, offering the opportunity for anyone to attend for free. The conference delves into revolutionary tech solutions with an emphasis on the cloud, and how these improve a broad range of industries. The event offers a great learning and networking opportunity for blockchain enthusiasts, and those interested in the hybrid cloud.

Date(s): September 21, 2021
Location: Online Event
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9. International Blockchain Congress 2021

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The 3rd International Congress on Blockchain and Applications is a three-day event held in Spain. The event mainly focuses on research and networking related to technology, cryptocurrencies, and smart contract development. The attendees will be exposed to new knowledge and innovative ideas related with regards to the blockchain economy.

Date(s): Oktober 6-8, 2021
Location: Chicago, United States
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10. Cloud in Fintech & Banking

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Fintech is undergoing a rapid shift with the introduction and interoperability that blockchain technology presents. The same is true for banking. Learn more about data security, cloud-native fintech and the future of banks, by attending the virtual event of Cloud in Fintech & Banking for free. The online conference offers a series of keynote speeches by industry leaders, lots of collaborative opportunities, and ample time to network with your peers.

Date(s): September 21, 2021
Location: Online Event
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11. TOKEN2049

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TOKEN2049 is a high-end cryptocurrency conference organized annually in both London (7-8 Oct) and Hong Kong (23-24 Nov). The conferences gather over 2,000 like-minded individuals from all over the world with interesting speakers and global media coverage. The event promises to bring the most influential crypto personalities, while offering the ability to meet them in workshops, meetups, dinners and afterparties. The two-day event is a must for all crypto enthusiasts, and is considered to be the highlight event of Asia Crypto Week.  

Date(s): 7-8 October 2021/London, UK | 23-24 November 2021/Hong Kong
Location: London, UK | Hong Kong, China
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12. Digital Assets Week

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Looking for a full week of educational knowledge on the development of Digital Assets in the world of finance? Then Digital Assets Week is the place to be. Among the focus points, attendees will manage to learn how traditional funding is merging with digital exchanges, by looking into the private tokenization of securities as well as other available opportunities. Also, a major focus point of the event is the adoption of institutional investors and how their efforts improve the landscape.

Date(s): Oktober 18-21, 2021
Location: London, UK
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13. Digital Assets Realised

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Digital Assets Realised is a sub-event of Digital Assets Week, mainly focused on the in-person conference with interesting keynote speeches across different niches of the industry. Attend the event to learn more about individual and insitutional adoption of digital assets and their underlying technology, and learn how to see opportunities that can propel your career forward.

Date(s): Oktober 20-21, 2021
Location: London, UK
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14. Crypto Fest 2021

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Crypto Fest is a large event mainly focused on the impact of NFTs and DeFi following the growth of Ethereum’s use cases over the last few years. The event also discusses the growing trend of GameFi (subsector of DeFi), regulatory changes in the space, as well as debates with expert speakers from different backgrounds. This is a great event to discover trends in the crypto markets before they reach the mainstream.

Date(s): Oktober 29, 2021
Location: Online Event
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15. Asia Crypto Week

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After a highly successful event in 2019, Asia Crypto Week returns in Hong Kong, noting the important developments in the Asian crypto ecosystem. The conference consists of multiple independent events that aim to facilitate industry-relevant education and help tech-related audiences learn more about the space. The events include hackathons, keynotes, presentations, afterparties, as well as more than 40 educational events.

Date(s): November 22-28, 2021
Location: Hong Kong, China
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16. Blockchance Europe 2021

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BlockChange is a leading European tech event with an emphasis on (the future of) blockchain technology. The annual congress offers attendees the opportunity to discover industry developments, listen and discuss with blockchain experts, and expose themselves to new opportunities. More specifically, you visitors can share their business ideas for a spot in Germany’s first blockchain accelerator (funded by BlockChange Ventures & supported by Blockchain Campus). Aside from the event, BlockChange can also be followed online, through their very own talk show known as BlockChange Online Live. Highlights of both the conference and the talk shows can be found in blog posts often published on the event’s website.

Date(s): December 2-4, 2021
Location: Hamburg, Germany
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17. Algorithm Conference

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The world of crypto and the essence of blockchain technology is the power of algorithms. In 2021, the Algorithm Conference is the best event you can attend to deep dive into the importance of algorithms and how they shape every aspect of our lives. The 3-day conference is set to occur on December 2 – 4, 2021, in Dallas, and the organizers are confident in a live (in person) event. Attendees will be able to participate in workshops, network with like-minded professionals and attend afterparties, making the most from their experience.

Date(s): December 2-4, 2021
Location: Dallas, TX
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18. World of Web3 Summit 2021

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Wanna learn more about Web3 applications, while simultaneously visiting the biggest blockchain and NFT event in the United Arab Emirates? Then look no further than WOW Summit. The event aims to connect industry leaders, stimulate networking opportunities, as well as educate attendees about NFTs through an auction hosted on the spot. Make sure you don’t miss this one.

Date(s): October 14, 2021 – October 15, 2021
Location: Dubai, UAE
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19. Cybertech’s First-Ever New York City Event

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While primarily focused on cybersecurity and cyber diplomacy, Cybertech is an interesting event for all blockchain enthusiasts. The best part? It is in New York City, has a limited number of attendees to maximize networking value, and has a list of interesting speakers, all known as cyber security leaders. Visit this event only if you have an interest in cyber security and don’t miss it if you’re looking for partners and new connections in the space.

Date(s): September 24, 2021
Location: New York, United States
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20. Blockchain Economy

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Blockchain Economy is known to be one of the best blockchain conferences in the world. The conference, which will occur in February, will be the largest event in the Turkish region, hosting some of the best names in the crypto industry, including Tom Lee, John McAffee, and Nicolas Cary. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the future of financial technologies while networking with other visitors.

Date(s): February 20, 2020 – February 21, 2020
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
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21. Internet of Things 2020

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IoT is of the best blockchain conferences in the Middle-East. While this C-level event is purely oriented on the business side of the Internet of Things and its future technological development, it can be an exciting opportunity for cryptocurrency enthusiasts to gain useful insights. The event will discuss IoT business models, approaching new market segments through a structured approach, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain technology.

Date(s): February 24, 2020 – February 24, 2020
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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22. UNLOCK Blockchain 2020 Forum

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Another Blockchain event taking place in the UAH, Unlock is certainly an expo you shouldn’t miss. Topics of discussion include cryptocurrency assets and exchanges, STO offerings, Stablecoins, and mainstream cryptocurrency adoption. Alongside the numerous networking opportunities, participating startups will get the opportunity to pitch their business model in hopes of winning the $15.000 prize.

Date(s): February 25, 2020 – February 26, 2020
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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23. Hong Kong Blockchain week 2020

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Hong Kong Blockchain week is known to be the biggest blockchain-related event in China. The speakers and panelists will discuss the latest developments in the real-world applications of blockchain technology while touching upon topics related to digital assets and cryptocurrencies. The event will welcome more than 3000 visitors from all over the world, including investors, startups, government officials, and experts in different fields.

Date(s): March 2, 2020 – March 6, 2020
Location: Hong Kong, China
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24. CryptoCompare Digital Asset Summit 2020

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This is a great event to visit if you want to make the most of your networking opportunities. During the single-day event, there will be more than 10 hours of available time to network with other attendees. Speakers include Peter McCormack, Veronica McGregor, Paul Gordon, and others. This is one of the few events on this list that focus solely on crypto-assets and their future outlook.

Date(s): March 10, 2020 – March 10, 2020
Location: London, United Kingdom

25. Bitcoin 2020

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Bitcoin 2020 hosts a large number of speakers that have one thing in common – they believe and work on the future of Bitcoin. While the popular cryptocurrency may mean different things to different people, this event brings everyone together to talk and share their stories on tech innovation. Therefore, if you are close to San Francisco in the dates of the event, make sure you check it out.

Date(s): March 27, 2020 – March 28, 2020
Location: San Francisco, United States
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26. Paris Blockchain Week Summit 2020

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Paris Blockchain Week Summit is one of the most popular Cryptocurrency & Blockchain events in Europe. With more than 2500 visitors and 130 world-famous speakers (including Ryan Selkis, Mark Yusko, and Jutta Steiner)  this is a great opportunity to get new insights into the future of blockchain technology. Attendees will also be able to participate in workshops, which are great icebreakers for networking opportunities.

Date: March 31, 2020 – April 1, 2020
Location: Paris, France
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27. Blockchain Revolution Global 2020

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One more innovative blockchain event that brings numerous speakers from all over the world to discuss everything blockchain. Blockchain Revolution Global’s unique presentation format places all speakers on a 360° stage. By using a high-tech audio system, attendees will be able to hear everything discussed in the panels, learn from case studies and ponder on futuristic ideas. The whole concept has qualified Blockchain Revolution Global to be part of the best blockchain conferences in the world.

Date: April 7, 2020 – April 8, 2020
Location: Toronto, Canada
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28. Istanbul Blockchain Week 2020

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The vibrant city of Istanbul has made it’s crypto presence very clear, hosting numerous events in 2020. The Istanbul Blockchain week is one of the best opportunities to network with the Turkish blockchain community, listen to innovative speakers, and participate in numerous workshops. Speakers include Ivan on Tech, Ryan Neuner and Nate Whitehill, among others.

Date(s): April 6, 2020 – April 10, 2020
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
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29. Teamz Blockchain Summit 2020

TEAMZ is one of the best blockchain conferences in Japan. By visiting this single-day event, you will get to absorb great content, talk with likeminded people and harness business opportunities. More specifically, as this conference is the highlight of Tokyo Blockchain Week, you will get multiple opportunities for seeding, brand awareness, and potential interviews. Note that the event hosts a red-carpet gala on the 23rd, which you can book together with your ticket.

Date(s): April 22, 2020 (& April 23, 2020)
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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30. Blockchain Life 2020

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Blockchain Life 2020 is the largest Blockchain event in the world, gathering more than 5000 attendees from 70 different countries. Speakers include executives of popular cryptocurrency projects, cryptopreneurs, blockchain developers, mining hardware merchants, and popular crypto-influencers. The purpose of the event is to discuss profitable strategies in the world of crypto, the future of blockchain technology, and the role of the government in this technological innovation.

Date(s): April 22, 2020 – April 23, 2020
Location: Moscow, Russia

31. Consensus 2020

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Consensus is the most popular cryptocurrency event worldwide. It rose to popularity due to Bitcoin’s positive price traction right after the event of 2017. The following year, more than 3000 attendees visited consensus in hopes of finding a way to reverse the negative market trend but found that it had no effect on Bitcoin’s price.
The fifth edition of Consensus has not yet released its speaker list but we are confident that it will mainly consist of top-of-the-class cryptopreneurs and industry celebrities.

Date(s): May 11, 2020 – May 13, 2020
Location: New York, United States
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32. Blockchain Summit Ireland 2020

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This is the only Blockchain event that is free to attend for anyone. The speaking list does not include lots of popular names, but there are many different options when it comes to presentation focus. You will be able to visit different stages and listen only to the topics that most interest you. And while you’re at it, make sure you utilize every networking opportunity, by talking to other attendants and featured speakers.

Date(s): May 28, 2020 – May 28, 2020
Location: Dublin, Ireland
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33. Blockchain for Business Summit 2020

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Blockchain for Business Summit takes place at London ExCeL and is part of London Tech Week’s TechXLR8 event. The summit aims at putting all speculation and short-term profit opportunities aside in order to focus on businesses that are currently implementing Blockchain technology. During the two-day event, attendees will take a “deep-dive” in the methods and strategies that blockchain-based businesses are implementing to accelerate their scalability. Other topics include the future of Artificial Intelligence and the “Internet of Things”.

Date(s): June 10, 2020 – June 11, 2020
Location: London, United Kingdom
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34. Blockchain Eventon 2020

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Blockchain Eventon is a great learning experience for professionals from all over the world. Attendees will be able to network, listen and discover what’s next for Blockchain technology, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Internet of Things(IoT) and Quantum Tech. The attending speakers will stimulate discussion between different groups and find common ground for the global potential of thee technologies.

Date(s): June 12, 2020
Location: Mumbai (Bombay), India
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35. Crypto Valley Conference 2020


Crypto-Valey is one of the most popular Blockchain events in Europe. The two-day conference includes more than 50 presentations from industry leaders, who will speak on two stages during the whole day of the event. Topics of discussion include new cryptocurrency products, progress in technology, economy, and regulations, as well as panel discussions/debates between blockchain experts. The events will be visited by some of the most prestigious investors, academics and startup founders, making this a great opportunity to network.

Date(s): June 11, 2020 – June 12, 2020
Location: Risch-Rotkreuz, Switzerland
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36. Blockchain Expo Europe 2020

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This is the only blockchain event of this list that is organized in the Netherlands. But it certainly one of the best blockchain conferences in Europe. For two days, attendees will be exposed to high-quality content (keynotes and interactive panel discussions) oriented towards enterprise technology and the future of Blockchain technology.  More specifically, topics of discussion include legal sectors, financial services, insurance, retail, healthcare, renewable energy, government involvement, and more.

Date(s): July 1, 2020 – July 2, 2020
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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37. Blockchain Summit: The Business of Blockchain

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Blockchain Summit is one of the best blockchain conferences for business-oriented blockchain discussions. You will get to rub elbows with tech-leaders, cryptopreneurs, VCs, industry celebrities and innovators. The event hosts 200 speakers with a diverse range of expertise related to blockchain technology. You will also witness interactive panel discussions and demos with the top 25 vendors that utilize disruptive technologies to scale their business.

Date(s): July 1, 2020 – July 2, 2020
Location: London, United Kingdom
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38. Voice of Blockchain 2020

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The Voice of Blockchain is a unique event hosted in Chicago. The conference has four different styles of talks to help attendees get the most from their visit. More specifically, you’ll be able to visit early-morning keynotes, informative lectures, discussion panels and interactive workshops for more “hand’s on” work. The topics of discussion will be focused on blockchain technology and digital assets (cryptocurrency). Speakers are not announced as of yet, but based on previous editions, we are confident that they will be worth the visit.

Date(s): October 5, 2020 – October 6, 2020
Location: Chicago, United States
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Best Blockchain Events 2022

The following events deserve special attention as we enter into 2022, a year that will hopefully enable more meetings in real life and fewer virtual events.

39. Fintech India expo 2022

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While India seems rather indecisive when it comes to cryptocurrency regulation, fintech companies seem to be increasing, as New Delhi becomes the Eastern hub of tech development. Fintech India expo is no different. With major topics of discussion including cyber security, financial technologies, and digital banking, you will most certainly network with blockchain enthusiasts. The list of speakers is currently being set up by the organization, which plans to gather the most prominent industry leaders on a national and international level.

Date(s): March 23, 2022 – March 25, 2022
Location: New Delhi, India
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Tips before you attend the best blockchain events

You now know which are the best blockchain conferences for this year. Remember that these events will not teach you something you wouldn’t learn alone, with a little bit of self-study.

In fact, if you are a true blockchain enthusiast, you will most likely feel like all the information is repetitive.

But this is not the main reason for visiting these conferences. There is a reason that 3000+ attendants are willing to pay a hefty fee, just to walk around the event. And that reason is networking.

Because Blockchain and Cryptocurrency are considered to be brand new industries, you will most likely meet people that can help your business grow. So if you have something to offer to cryptocurrency businesses, consider offering other attendees the opportunity to pick your brain as well.

Chances are that you will make back the money you paid for the entry price if only one good relationship is established.