Following the crypto market’s increasing momentum in recent days, 2024 is expected to be a year of excitement for many professionals and businesses; all of whom are looking to keep up-to-date with the rapidly evolving blockchain landscape, and the opportunities on offer with Bitcoin and Ethereum; to name a few.
However, staying up-to-date with the latest developments and having a continuous stream of networking opportunities is easier said than done, which is why crypto conferences are so useful to many people. These conferences are important platforms where individuals and organisations can get insights about new trends in the industry, communicate directly with experts, and give their own opinions.
Still, given how so many conferences were advertised in 2023, it may be a daunting task having to trawl through a long list of events that are all promising to be one of the biggest and most important events in all of Web3. For this reason, this article will highlight 10 cryptocurrency conferences and events that will be happening in 2024, and with the aim of making your life easier.Let's get right into it!
Bitcoin 2024 is set to be the most important cryptocurrency event of the year, with the conference aiming to promote extensive discussions and insights around the future of Bitcoin. This comes ahead of the much awaited Bitcoin Halving, which is expected to accelerate hyperbitcoinisation across various sectors including finance, mining, art & culture, and open source technology.
There are many different types of events available for attendees to participate in that delve into industry, culture and technology that encompasses Bitcoin. So with a list of illustrious speakers, networking opportunities and a wide range of topics, Bitcoin 2024 is an event not worth missing for crypto lovers.
Although not finalised yet, the event will have prominent speakers and leaders from different industries that include traditional finance, energy, and art. There are over 2000 companies represented and more than 800 media attendees, so participants can look forward to engaging with innovators, top techies, and industry experts.
Bitcoin 2024 offers three different ticket options to cater to various participants' needs.
Standard Pass ($349)
Industry Pass ($1,099)
Whale Pass ($4,999)
Brought to you by Coindesk, Consensus 2024 marks its 10th year, and has been recognised as the most extensive, longest running and influential crypto, Web3 and blockchain conference. It is an inclusive event bringing together developers, investors, founders, brands and policy makers, and purports to provide tools and insights that will help to shape a more decentralised tomorrow.
The conference includes visionary speakers, hands-on workshops (as well as opportunities for dialogue), discovery and dealmaking. Moreover, Consensus is a key platform for the industry to discuss issues that are critical to it, celebrate major successes and engage in important dialogue.
Although the list of speakers for the event is yet to be finalised, there’s already a list of leading experts in traditional finance, blockchain, AI, Web3 and related topics coming together in Austin, Texas. So far these include Chris Dixon(Founder and Managing Partner, a16z crypto), Hester M. Peirce (Commissioner - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission), Tim Draper (Founder - Draper Associates) and Brad Garlinghouse (CEO, Ripple); amongst others.
Their views and insights are expected to be highly influential regarding the future of the industry.
For a sneak peek of what may be in store, you can see highlights from Consensus 2023.
Ticket prices for Consensus 2024 are available at an early bird discount.
Explorer Pass ($825)
Pro Pass ($1,149)
Piranha Pass ($9,000)
TOKEN2049 is a premier crypto event held annually in Dubai and Singapore. It is a conference that brings together founders and executives of leading Web3 companies and projects to share their industry insights, and therefore, targets global developments within the crypto ecosystem. This gives attendees a chance to network with these leaders and learn about trends, issues and opportunities related to cryptocurrencies.
TOKEN2049 will be held on April 18th and 19th, 2024 in Dubai.
The speaker line-up may change, but so far, attendees should expect to hear from influential figures within crypto industry such as Sandeep Nailwal (Co-Founder, Polygon), Paolo Ardoino (CEO, Tether) and Arthur Hayes (CIO, Johnson & Trainor Families); amongst others.
Early Bird ($599)
Happy Bird ($699)
Special Access Pass ($4,999)
The 5th edition of Paris Blockchain Week is scheduled to take place from April 8-12, 2024, and the venue will be at Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, France. The conference has attracted Europe’s most significant crypto and blockchain experts, and provides an all-inclusive platform that covers areas of blockchain technology that includes NFTs and digital assets; to name a few.
The conference will last for five days, and will include keynote speeches, panel discussions, and hands-on workshops to ensure participants have a fulfilling experience. Some of the subjects to be featured are Decentralised Finance (DeFi), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and public policy.
Though a full list of speakers for the 2024 edition has not yet been finalised by Paris Blockchain Week, some industry leaders in areas like blockchain innovation, cryptocurrency trading as well as regulatory affairs have been announced, including the likes of David Markus (CEO & Co-Founder, Lightspark), Silvia Attanasio (Head of Innovation at the Italian Banking Association), Jeremy Allaire (CEO & Co-Founder, Circle) and Yat Siu (Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, Animoca Brands); to name a few.
PRO Ticket (€2390)
VIP Ticket (€3890
)MAX Ticket (€4500)
The third edition of the Crypto and Digital Assets Summit will be held in London in May 2024. The event will revolve around the future of digital assets and how they are applied practically, and will focus on issues like distributed ledger technology, stable coins and crypto’s role in geopolitical matters. The conference is expected to bring together investment experts, policy makers and regulators, and other leaders who will provide their perspectives about tokenisation and blockchain as the industry evolves.
2024 will see an impressive lineup that is primarily made up of investment and regulatory thought leaders. These include the likes of Jean-Marie Mognetti (CEO, CoinShares), Michael Sonnenshein (CEO, Grayscale Investments), William Quigley (Co-Founder, Tether and WAX), and Philippe Meyer (Head of Digital and Blockchain Solutions, BBVA); among others.
Early bird discounts available.
IN-PERSON PASS (£1469)
GROUP OF 3 PACKAGE (£1249pp)
Digital Pass (£199)
Get ready for an exciting event in Salt Lake City as Permissionless' third edition will carry on from where it left in 2023. The conference, powered by Blockworks, will run from 9th to 11th October 2024 , and will guarantee unforgettable panels with industry titans, great networking opportunities, and loads of fun.
But that's not all; the event will also have a 24-hour Hackathon with many prizes and benefits for participation.
A star studded lineup to say the least, the conference will see the likes of Vitalik Buterin (Co-Founder, Ethereum), Erik Voorhees (Private Investor), Anatoly Yakovenko (Co-Founder, Solana), and Vlad Tenev (CEO & Co-Founder, Robinhood) all give industry leading insights on stage.
Whilst most tickets incur a cost, participants in the hackathon will gain free entry to the event.
General Admission Pass ($199)
Bankless Citizens ($139.30)
Hackathon Developers (Free)
The European Blockchain Convention (EBC) is scheduled for November 2024 in Barcelona, Spain. EBC is anticipated to be the largest and most influential blockchain event in Europe with 5000 participants and 300 speakers. This two-day extravaganza will allow participants to interact with the entire blockchain ecosystem, and will have three stages, an impressive exhibition area, start-up competitions, networking and side events, and thrilling parties.
It has been a tradition for EBC to invite notable industry figures for its sessions, and this year’s edition will not be different. Richard Muirhead (Founding Partner, Fabric Ventures), Mounir Benchemled (Founder, ParaSwap), Lars Bakke Krogvig (Co-Founder, Nansen) and Coty de Monteverde (Global Blockchain CTO, Banco Santander) are some of the speakers who have graced previous conventions. Therefore, it is expected that the forthcoming event will have an equally impressive lineup.
Not yet announced.
The WOW Summit in Hong Kong is scheduled for 26th and 27th March 2024, and will bring together some big names from the crypto and Web3 industry. Just like before, the goal of this year’s event is to present some of the most intriguing Web3 innovations and updates, and off the back of a great surge in the use of Web3 technologies and virtual assets, Hong Kong has become a strategic location to host this event ever. It is therefore not surprising how the Government of Hong Kong is supporting this event.
Despite no announcement on who will speak at the summit in 2024, the past events have had exceptional panels of experts; as well as industry leaders. Be sure to keep checking on their website for more information about speakers featured in the 2024 WOW Summit.
We do not have the price of tickets for WOW Summit 2024 in Hong Kong right now, but it will most likely be priced similarly to previous events. Ticket prices, early bird discounts, and package options will be released on their official website closer to the event date.
A must-attend event for decision-makers and top executives on disruptive technologies such as Web3, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, metaverse and AI. This major event is scheduled to be held in Dortmund, Germany from 15th to 16th May 2024, and will allow attendees the chance to gain knowledge and insights from industry experts, and network with leading companies from the space.
CONF3RENCE 2024 will feature a mix of prominent crypto and traditional experts, featuring the likes of Dr. Stefan Ebener (Head of Customer Engineering, Google), Christian Rau (Senior Vice President Crypto and Fintech Enablement Europe, Mastercard) and Tiffany Lai (Head of Growth, NFTs Art & Culture, Ava Labs); to name a few.
VIP Ticket - 1 Day (€349,30)
VIP Ticket - 2 Days (€629,30)
In January 2024, the World Crypto Forum is going to be introduced in Davos, Switzerland. This conference is aimed at bringing together industry leaders, experts and innovators in a participatory environment that features dialogues and roundtables. The event's major objective is to create a conducive space where influential voices can share ideas and jointly elevate the Web3 ecosystem.
This conference will have multiple reputable speakers addressing various subjects within the world of crypto. They include Andrei Grachev (Managing Partner, DWF Labs), Alex Witt (General Partner, Verda Ventures), Beryl Li (Co-Founder, Yield Guild Games), Clément Florentin (CEO, Darley Technologies AG) and Derek Lam (Head of Finance, Mask Network); to name just a few.
Ticket prices are not available.
Interested parties are currently required to fill out a registration form.
Enthusiasts and professionals alike will be watching the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain closely as 2024 approaches, and enthusiasts and professionals will have numerous opportunities to learn and network given the abundance of different conferences and events on offer.
In this article we have included a list of 10 different conferences, with each one focusing on a particular aspect or need in the crypto sphere. Suffice to say, there’s sure to be something for everyone here.
Best of luck with choosing the right conference for your needs!
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