The World's largest Blockchain Festival

"I attend this event every year.  From theoretical use cases to real life opportunities, businesses are beginning to see value in a Blockchain future."  

Samuel Burke  



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Leading the conversations, business opportunities and innovations across the industry – Future Blockchain Summit is back with its live event this December to regroup, reconnect and realign global industries towards a new Blockchain-powered future.

The event shall now be hosted on the 6-10 December 2020 at Dubai World Trade Centre, alongside GITEX Global, GITEX Future Stars and GISEC and will once again welcome top Blockchain enterprises, startups and the most influential minds of the industry for five days of power networking and learning, unlike any show of the year, whilst also leveraging the combined synergies and opportunities from co-locating with the Middle Easts largest tech shows.

See you there this December!

How is the UAE re-opening?

Jimmy Carr returned to the stage in Dubai

Jimmy Carr returned to the stage in Dubai

The comedian made his UAE debut with three sold-out shows at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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Ai Everything x Restart Dubai Summer Conference

Ai Everything x Restart Dubai Summer Conference

The Dubai World Trade Centre,  worked with international stakeholders such as the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) to develop protocols for the events sector to reopen safely.

Having carefully followed government guidelines to ensure the health and safety of all individuals and staff on its premises, DWTC implemented comprehensive regulatory protective measures at the venue, including temperature screening, social distancing, contactless transactions and hygiene protocols.

All upcoming events will be conducted in a highly controlled manner to ensure adherence to the strictest health and safety protocols for public wellbeing.

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Smooth start to new school term for over a million students in UAE

Smooth start to new school term for over a million students in UAE

It was a smooth start to the term after the summer break for more than a million students in the country, as well as a gentle easing into the ‘new normal’ of schooling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Featured Partner News


Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) Collaborates with Smartworld to Publish Graduates’ e-Credentials on Blockchain Platform.

Students and Alumni will now have easy access to all documentation related to their studies via HCT's Blockchain Platform. Those looking to verify graduates credentials will also be able to do so via HCT's official website.

The move is in line with the UAE's directive to increase digital transactions on the Blockchain and HCT has already published 155,000 graduates’ e-credentials on it's platform. Dr. Abdullatif AlShamsi, HCT President & CEO commented “This will ensure speed, accuracy, digital security and privacy, reduce paperwork and enhance sustainability,”

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They Say it Best

  • This is a very important event for us, we were here last year and we elected to come back twice as big this year. It's by far the most influential blockchain summit on the planet
    Shadi Haddad
    Founder & CEO, Till Payments
  • Super excited to be here in Dubai, Dubai has been one of the leading cities and has always been one step ahead within technology in embracing smarter cities. We are proud to be here as a main sponsor leading the whole strategy around blockchain and AI
    Richard Wilcox
    Regional Director, Lenovo
  • It's a very exciting event, we need to be here, we need to learn. It's very engaging, you feel like you're part of it
    Susanne Noelle Kadoura
    Dubai Culture
  • I'm having a wonderful time, so many great ideas. Here in Dubai we're in the collection of some of the best blockchain minds around. Its truly inspiring and fun.
    Nolan Bushnell
    Founder, Atari

New for the Live Event

 Genesis - The region's first learning event for developers.


As Blockchain adoption accelerates the demand for developers has driven up wages.

GENESIS will provide software developers access to certified courses at market beating prices.

Register your interest now for courses in Hyperledger, Ethereum, Corda and Blockchain Architecture now. 


Business Hub

Business Hub

The world’s first one-stop-shop for Blockchain related companies to setup in the region – it provides direct access to Freezones, Legal Firms, Banks, Business Setup Advisors and Incubators.


Blockchain Application Tracks

Blockchain Application Tracks

Get the inside track on real-world use cases and how they've been implemented to increase efficiency, make savings and create new products.


Digital Keynotes

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The race to evolve funding - Fintech & Blockchain transforming the landscape

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Episode 2

Digital Currencies: The future of money – who will control whom?

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"I'm very excited to see you all at the live summit on the 6-10 of December in Dubai!"

Ken Rutkowski - TEDx Speaker & Radio Host 

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"This is a very high key event which attracts global leaders in the blockchain space, government agencies, corporates and some of the most promising tech startups globally"

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