The 10 top web3 events for 2024

LayerX
7 min readFeb 19, 2024

Looking for the best web3 events in 2024?

Web3 and blockchain are one of the most cooperative ecosystems in the world, with the community and industry leaders coming together in organized events and conferences to drive forward the awareness and growth of decentralized solutions. Since 2024 is already in full swing, we’re bringing you the top 10 web3 and blockchain events happening globally this year so you can stay ahead of the curve.

NFT Paris

Date: 23–24 February

Location: Paris

Price: Starting at 480€

NFT Paris is one of the major events in Europe dedicated to the burgeoning world of Non-Fungible Tokens. After a record visitation of 18,000 people last year and keynotes from top brands, NFT Paris is back for its 3rd edition in 2024.

The event will bring together NFT enthusiasts from various backgrounds to discuss a broad spectrum of topics, such as blockchain, gaming, social, fashion, art, brands, and more. This year’s agenda will feature speakers from leading companies in the blockchain and digital art industry, such as Opensea, Yuga Labs, Polygon, Solana Foundation, and many more.

ETHDENVER

Date: February 23 — March 3, 2024

Location: Denver

Price: Free

ETHDenver is the largest and longest running ETH event in the world. Since its first edition in 2018, the event has remained committed to empowering the web3 community and driving industry growth.

ETHDenver is best known for its #BUIDLathon, a hackathon where participants work and collaborate to develop innovative projects with real-world use cases using decentralized technologies, and Community Innovation Festivals that celebrate the convergence of blockchain technology, decentralization, education, community and culture.

In 2022 and 2023, the event had a 5x in attendance from previous years, making it one of the most successful community-run crypto hackathons and conferences in the world.

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WOW Summit

Date: 29–30 March

Location: Hong Kong

Price: Starting at $249

This year, Hong Kong will be once again home to the WOW Summit, an annual conference where industry leaders, government officials, digital artists, entrepreneurs, and multinational corporations come together to build high-class networking, dive into critical discussions, and explore lucrative business opportunities.

This year’s edition will feature keynotes on crypto markets and assets, on-chain data, finance, regulation, decentralized exchanges, NFTs, web3, among many other that will make the event a must-attend for anyone invested in the future of decentralized technologies and virtual economies. The 2023 edition attracted 7000 attendees from more than 30 nations, and the 2024 edition promises an even bigger gathering, solidifying Hong Kong’s status as a prominent center for web3.

Paris Blockchain Week

Date: 9–11 April

Location: Paris

Price: Starting at 180€

In 2024, the Paris Blockchain Week will hold its 4th edition as a week-long live event. The conference has established itself as a global meeting place for crypto enthusiasts, investors, and entrepreneurs to engage in thought-provoking discussions on the digital assets industry at large.

One of the major focuses of this year’s edition is networking, with the organization poised to facilitate critical connections that support business goals of attendees.

The list of speakers for 2024 counts with leading experts from companies like Binance, Ripple, Crypto.com, Solana Foundation, AWS, and many more that will discuss the latest developments, trends, and strategies shaping the future of blockchain technology and its applications across various sectors and industries.

Last year, the event counted with 8,500 attendees and this year at least 10,000 visitors are expected to attend the conference in April.

Blockchain Life Forum 2024

Date: 15–16 April

Location: Dubai

Price: Starting at $189

The forum, also known as the Crypto Whales Meeting Point, is one of the biggest and most important forums on web3 and cryptocurrencies in the world.

Every year, the event brings together under the same roof both industry leaders and those who are just beginning their way in the crypto industry. This year’s edition will bring discussions on topics like digital payments, NFTs, blockchain development, finance, Metaverse, mining, web3, among others.

Besides the keynotes and panel discussions, the forum will feature several side events like a startup pitch where innovative blockchain startups present their projects to forum participants, and a global exposition of crypto companies.

You can discover more events and conferences in the Web3 Xplorer, a web3 events aggregator designed to help you stay informed about all the events happening in the web3 and blockchain space.

CONF3RENCE

Date: 15–16 May

Location: Dortmund

Price: Starting at 89€

CONF3RENCE brings together the most forward-thinking companies when it comes to blockchain, web3, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, Metaverse and AI.

This year’s event will bring together executives from various industries to explore the possibilities that emerge when bridging the gap between the traditional economy and web3. Besides the keynotes sessions from leading organizations like Google, Mastercard, Uniswap Labs, NVidia and more, the conference will feature a startup competition, company showcases, matchmaking sessions, and a hackathon, where participants will be challenged to integrate traditional business with the revolutionary world of web3 and AI.

Consensus by CoinDesk

Date: 29–31 May

Location: Austin

Price: Starting at $1,199

Consensus is a cryptocurrency and blockchain conference hosted by the leading crypto news agency CoinDesk. The conference will feature conversations with visionaries within the crypto ecosystem about industry challenges, regulations, and all things decentralization. This year’s agenda includes keynotes and panel discussions with prominent leaders in different industries like Adidas, Paypal, JP Morgan, Chainlink, Ripple, Anchorage, and many more.

The three-day event is divided into several stages, including the Consensus Mainstage for keynote and prominent speakers, the Money Reimagined Stage for programs focused on the future of finance and investing, and the Protocol Village where developers, founders, investors, and users will gather to discuss the future of blockchain.

Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC)

Date: 8–11 July

Location: Brussels

Price: 500€

The Ethereum Community Conference (EthCC) is the largest annual European Ethereum event focused on technology and community. While EthCC itself is the flagship event with +350 speakers coming from all over the world, multiple side events, meetups, panels and parties will take place during the event in Brussels.

This year’s edition promises a diverse range of subjects addressing different levels of comprehension of the blockchain technology, through conferences and workshops covering the latest developments in Ethereum, decentralized finance (DeFi), smart contracts, and more.

Bitcoin 2024

Date: 25–27 July

Location: Nashville

Price: Starting at $399

With the upcoming Halvening in 2024, this year will be important for Bitcoin, increasing the anticipation for the 2024 edition of the Bitcoin conference. Supporters of Bitcoin and organizers of the event are optimistic that the halving event will contribute to a positive sentiment and potentially elevate Bitcoin prices, which is expected to generate an energetic atmosphere at Bitcoin 2024.

The event is expected to draw over 20,000 participants and showcase the presence of over 2,000 companies. The first day is designed as Industry Day, with the subsequent two days dedicated to conference sessions.

TOKEN2049

Date: 18–19 September

Location: Singapore

Price: Starting at $499

TOKEN2049 is an annual global conference where decision-makers in the crypto ecosystem connect to exchange ideas, network, and shape the industry.

The two-day event is a platform where the world’s most influential figures, and organizations come together to build their network, hone their skills through workshops, and uncover learning opportunities. Besides the insightful panel discussions and keynotes, participants can also take part in a number of side activities like hackathons and parties.

The list of speakers for this year’s edition has not been disclosed yet, but past editions saw speaker sessions from representatives of Binance, Circle, Gemini, Ripple, Consensys, and Yuga Labs so expect the same this year.

Conclusion

As the web3 and blockchain industry grows, so does the number of events, meetups, and conferences happening worldwide to discuss and raise awareness about its advancements and potential. Whether you’re a developer eager to solve problems, an investor or entrepreneur, attending and engaging actively in web3 events will enable you to learn and interact with like-minded individuals, and explore opportunities for collaboration. There are hundreds of web3 events worldwide, and you can discover your next web3 event here.

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