Barcelona is getting ready to host the European Blockchain Convention 9 (EBC9) on October 24-27, making it the largest blockchain event in Europe for the second half of 2023. With an expected attendance of around 5,000 delegates, this marks the biggest EBC event since its inception in 2018. The event will take place at Fira Barcelona, Spain’s largest convention center. Barcelona will be abuzz on the last weekend in October as EBC9 comes to town and industry experts flock to the three day crypto event. The conference will also coincides with the highly anticipated El Clásico clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid.
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About the ninth edition
The manifestation will feature 300 prominent speakers, including founders, CEOs, and industry experts. The lineup includes C-level executives from renowned blockchain companies like Nansen, Fidelity, Fabric Ventures, and Animoca Brands. Moreover, representatives from traditional giants like Banco Santander and Volkswagen will share their insights. Additionally, key figures from Binance Labs and Galaxy Digital will also be present at the event.
Victoria Gago, co-founder of European Blockchain Convention, said: “We have seen a significant increase in registrations and interest from exhibitors and sponsors alike after the overwhelmingly positive feedback we got from our previous edition. Building on that momentum, we are moving EBC9 to Fira Barcelona, a much larger venue. As the largest convention centre in Spain, it offers ample space for exhibitors, a greater variety of content, and more engaging experiences.”
“We are extremely excited to bring together the worlds of TradFi, digital assets and web3,” shared fellow co-founder Daniel Salmeron. “The participation of so many traditional banks and financial institutions demonstrates their commitment and optimism about the future of crypto and digital assets.”
What you will find
The upcoming European Blockchain Convention, EBC9, will feature a diverse agenda covering various topics, such as regulatory challenges, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs), privacy, crypto institutionalization, DeFi, sustainability, tokenization, and the rise of AI. It will include panel discussions and workshops across three stages, a 3,000 sqm exhibition area for sponsors and exhibitors, Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions with speakers, a dedicated 1-to-1 meeting area, and five themed networking lounges. Attendees can also look forward to additional events like an investor meetup, an art gallery, and the second edition of the EBC Start-up Awards.
There will also be side events such as “Hack’A Thon” organized by the European Blockchain Convention anticipates the participation of more than 200 hackers, along with 30 mentors and 20 teams in a 48-hour hackathon. This event serves as a platform for the community to connect, engage in live sessions, collaborate on technical projects, and foster innovative experiences in a dynamic environment. And the “Startup Battle” where 50 early-stage blockchain startups from Europe can present their projects to a diverse audience, including investors, corporate partners, mentors, media, and potential talent. This competition offers startups a valuable chance to gain visibility, support, and potential partnerships in the blockchain industry, making it a significant opportunity within the convention.
This will be the ninth edition of the event. Since its inception in 2018, the European Blockchain Convention has solidified its position as Europe’s foremost blockchain event. It functions as a central hub that attracts a diverse audience of industry experts, budding startups, and forward-thinking tech leaders. This convention holds immense significance by providing a dynamic space where participants can share profound knowledge, cultivate meaningful partnerships, and explore the vast potential of blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and digital assets. As a result, it has evolved into an indispensable epicenter for driving innovation, fostering collaborations, and staying ahead in the constantly evolving world of blockchain.