The Future Blockchain Summit – Dubai

7 - 8 April 2020
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai , UAE

The Future Blockchain Summit, the world’s largest global festival of Blockchain is an annual Summit hosted by Smart Dubai and Dubai World Trade Centre and is established to work with global governments, enterprises, startups, education institutions, and individuals to move forward into full-scale Blockchain adoption. It is the largest annual meeting/ learning/procurement/innovation ground for the full global blockchain ecosystem – startups, enterprises, and governments.


We just completed its exciting 2nd annual edition in April 2019, hosting over 8,000+ attendees from 132 countries, pooling together technology visionaries, government bodies, the world’s biggest brands, and industry first-movers to push Blockchain forward, championing the conversation beyond theoretical use-cases and into real-life opportunities. The biggest deals and announcements in the Blockchain ecosystem are borne through the Summit. In 2019 we hosted partners and speakers from Hyperledger, Binance, DEWA, Dubai Health Authority, HTC, SAP, IBM, UAE Exchange, Coca-Cola, Tencent, Consensys, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Maersk, HSBC, Lenovo, FedEx and more.


The 3rd Annual of the Future Blockchain Summit will take place in DWTC on the 7th and 8th of April 2020 and continues to be the largest Blockchain Summit in the World. We expect over 10,000 attendees, double the number of participating startups and delegations from international governments. In addition, below are key strategic focus areas for 2020:

  • Experiential exhibition with top companies such as SAP, Lenovo, IBM, Microsoft, Dubai Land Department, Avanza, Finablr and other Enterprises along with over 100+ startups displaying their blockchain innovations. Future Blockchain Summit is rated the #1 marketplace for Blockchain solutions globally with over 20% of exhibitors signing deals on the show floor in 2019!
  • The Future Blockchain Summit Conference: keynotes, sector tracks and application tracks covering blockchain use-cases in Government & Big Tech, Finance, Energy, Retail, Education, Transport & Supply Chain, Token Economy & Crypto, Loyalty, Identity, AI, System Integration, IoT & Cybersecurity
  • Engage and nurture Technical ecosystem (Developers and coders) through the launch of Genesis – Genesis is built for developers and the technically-inclined, specifically to meet the rising demand for a united Blockchain developer-focused event and learning platform. Consists of certified workshops in collaboration with Hyperledger, Ethereum, Corda, Hacks, and Challenges
  • Startup Suite: The ultimate business and marketing destination for Blockchain and related startups – Challenges, Competitions, Matchmaking/Investor Programme & POC Launches
  • Blockchain Business Setup Zone: The world’s first one-stop-shop for Blockchain related companies to set up in UAE – it provides direct access to Freezones, Legal Firms, Banks, Business Setup Advisors, and Incubators/Accelerators
  • Launch Platform: tactical launch platform for government and business entities
  • Blockchain for Good: Collaboration with the United Nations for the Blockchain for Good Sprint to Sustainability
  • Workshops and learning opportunities: 101 workshops and movie screenings (in English and Arabic) introducing participants to different aspects of blockchain and its business applications
  • Asia Forum: a spotlight on blockchain progress and opportunities in China, Singapore, and South Korea
  • Global Blockchain Challenge: 20 shortlisted startups from around the world pitching innovative projects – hosted by Smart Dubai
  • Global Leaders Exchange: invitation-only discussions between policymakers and international business leaders – hosted by PwC Middle East
  • Matchmaking, Networking, Demo Showcases to ensure RoI for exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees

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