World Blockchain Summit is a global series of elite gatherings that take place in 19+ destinations across the world.
It is a thought-leadership-driven initiative that brings together the most important stakeholders from the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency ecosystem such as investors, blockchain and crypto projects, exchanges, enterprises, government representatives, technology leaders – to discuss and deliberate the future of the industry and the revolutionary ways it can transform businesses and government functions.
The summit also features inspirational keynotes, pitch competitions, panel discussions, investor meet-ups, project showcases, industry use-cases and a host of formal and informal networking opportunities.
The UAE, particularly Dubai, is recognised for its welcoming stance on crypto and blockchain technology. Dubai facilitates its governing bodies to promote and foster the adoption of blockchain.
- The DMCC Crypto Centre – launched in May to promote cryptographic and blockchain technologies in Dubai – is home to more than 100 organisations operating in the crypto space.
- The city has opened a new free economic zone for business offering, issuing, listing and trading in Crypto. The Dubai Multi Commodities Center has signed an agreement with the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) to enable licensing for firms that deal with crypto assets.
- Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority (DAFZA) signed an agreement with the SCA to contribute to driving growth in the cryptocurrency sector and enhance the use of blockchain in Dubai and the UAE, which will be an essential part of the nation’s blockchain strategy.