Gulf Blockchain Week 2021 to showcase region’s best blockchain practices

The week-long event’s agenda will determine the boldest examples of digital innovation and boost the post-pandemic recovery.

20th September 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: In October, the world will converge in Dubai for the World Expo. For 182 days, Expo 2020 Dubai will create a perfect stage for international audiences to collaborate, innovate and explore endless possibilities that the region offers to the global business community.

Gaining the momentum and catching the highest time of the season, the blockchain community will enjoy high-level networking and exclusive content at the premiere conference for tech, business, and governments, Gulf Blockchain Week 2021.

Co-hosted by NexChange Group, Evolution Group and EcoX Dubai, Gulf Blockchain Week 2021 will take place in JW Marriott Marquis Dubai. The week-long event will kick off on October 8th, with CoinAgenda’s serial conference Dubai edition, focused on the Middle East and Africa, happening up until October 10th. The grand opening of the Gulf Blockchain Summit will be co-hosted by CV VC on the 10th, with the core conference of the week scheduled for October 11th and 12th.

Relevant topics of post-COVID economic and tech recovery, development of DeFi and NFTs, as well as DEXs and CEXs, regulation challenges, KYC AML solutions, asset tokenization, crypto management, CBDCs, Bitcoin adoption will flow through the 2-day summit agenda, focusing on the UAE’s role in the region’s blockchain ecosystem.

 “Technology is taking the lead in reshaping our future, changing the way we live, work and play. We are now at the cusp of a momentous change in society, driven by blockchain technology that will touch every facet of life” says Du Jun, Co-Founder of Huobi Group. “The launch of the Dubai Blockchain Strategy will augment Dubai’s status as a global technology leader, improving the government’s efficiency while spurring industry creation and drawing global talent. As a leader in the blockchain industry, Huobi Group looks forward to helping Dubai achieve this vision.”

10+ events of various scales will take place throughout the week, showcasing numerous opportunities that blockchain technology brings to the Gulf region and to the global community, with both financial and non-financial applications. Rich Gulf Blockchain Week event schedule includes a spectacular NFT-art physical gallery exhibition by NFT BAZL, showcasing both traditional and digital art.

Shailen Bhatia, Managing Director, Evolution Group commented, “United Arab Emirates has been at the forefront to adopt the innovation in technology and is receiving world’s attention for the crypto-friendly policies and ecosystem. We at Evolution Group, are working with our partners to cater to the market demands by providing a world class experience for the participating members of Gulf Blockchain Week. Recognising the potential of blockchain technology, the week-long event is curated to offer one of its kind experiences to the participants from across the globe.”

A grand finale week closing party will be hosted at the “Social Knockout” by TK Fight Night , a combat event which combines fintech, boxing, and social media influencers.

The Gulf region’s efforts to expand the blockchain community attract big players and create a vibrant ecosystem. Blockchain adoption is seen in such areas as digital transactions, enterprise, logistics, education, financial institutions work and many more.

Chairman of the ECN Global, Karn Dwivedi confirms that it has always been his mission to grow a strong community in Arabian Gulf states. “ECN Global’s primary function is providing the framework to incubate and accelerate the “best of bread” blockchain startup projects”, Mr Dwivedi notes. “Our success is possible only because Dubai has been supporting the growth of the new digital era and the emergence of disruptive technologies. ECN is grateful for the opportunity to take an active part in the most significant event for the Blockchain industry covering Arabian Gulf States, Gulf Blockchain week 2021.”

About NexChange Group: NexChange Group is a venture builder and media platform specializing in Blockchain, FinTech, HealthTech, AI, and Smart Cities.

About Evolution Group: Evolution is an esteemed company in event management. Having done hundreds of different events all over UAE, the group of companies shares a mission in the event industry.

About EcoX: EcoX is the platform behind the most renowned, largest, and longest running Blockchain

community event which was founded in 2018 and showcased over 500+ speakers and VIP investor dinners in Dubai.

About CV VC: CV VC is an early-stage venture capital investor with a focus on startups that build on blockchain technology.

About CoinAgenda: CoinAgenda is the leading global conference series connecting professional investors, traders, family offices and digital currency funds with top entrepreneurs in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sectors.

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