SUMMIT SCHEDULE

BLOCKCHAIN FOR BUSINESSES AND GOVERNMENTS IN THE

MIDDLE EAST

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has led the charge in nurturing acceptance of cryptocurrency in the region, and launched a strategy that aims for 50% of all government transactions to occur through blockchain by 2021.

Take a break from your normal working week, and explore 30+ hours of unconventional networking with 500+ senior-level professionals from governments and enterprises along with curated investors, blockchain experts and developers spread across three days.

Designed in an intimate luxurious setting of Jumeirah Emirates Towers, we make sure all the spotlight is on you to help you raise funds for your ICOs/IEOs/STOs or reduce your sales cycle like no other event!

Chief Guests

With a very distinctive and passionate outlook on business, Mohamed has spent the last 17 years developing his knowledge, skills, and experience in various sectors of business in the UAE, with a keen interest in Real Estate, Banking, Technology, and Automotive.

Mohamed Al Banna

CEO & Managing Director,

LEAD Ventures - The Office of Sheikh Sultan Bin Abdullah Bin Sultan Al Qasimi

United Arab Emirates

He is a man of action, having penchant for undertaking reforms, scripting turnarounds and achieving superlative results by working in mission mode.

SHRI SURESH PRABHU

India's Sherpa to G7 and G20
Former Union Minister for Commerce and Industry,

Government of India

India

SPEAKERS

A crypto pioneer, he owns and manages a Payment Processing Company that makes use of crypto-based ATMs for transactions.

DR. MARWAN ALZAROUNI

CEO,

Dubai Blockchain Center

United Arab Emirates

With an education background in Aerospace engineering, Faris is ranked as one of the top 10 engineers in Middle East. He is also a recognized public speaker in multiple family office summits representing royal family members.

Faris M. Al Tahtamooni

Associate Director - Strategic Partnerships,

LEAD Ventures - The Office of Sheikh Sultan Bin Abdullah Bin Sultan Al Qasimi

United Arab Emirates

He is a technological ‘Ideator’, acclaimed for his patented inventions of multi-branched blockchain and blockchain paper ballot voting. Nick is also the founder of the Bitcoin Center and CEO of Blockchain Technologies Corporation.

NICK SPANOS

Bitcoin Pioneer; Featured on Netflix Documentary ‘Banking on Bitcoin’

United States

Sirer is the creator of the first cryptocurrency to use a proof-of-work concept, The Karma System. A major figure in both Bitcoin and Blockchain academic research, he has contributed his technical expertise to multiple projects, including Ethereum smart contracts.

Emin Sirer

CEO,

AVA Labs, Inc.

United States

HIGHLIGHTS OF WORLD BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT

HIGHLIGHTS OF WORLD BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT

pitch competition

CONTEST TO WIN

US$ 1,000,000

Startup World Cup is a global conference and competition organized by Pegasus Tech Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based multinational VC firm. There will be 40+ regional events held across the globe, leading up to the Grand Finale in the US Silicon Valley, where the global champion will be awarded a $1 million investment prize.

WHY ATTEND

WHY SHOULD

GOVERNMENTS

ATTEND?

Draft new regulations, meet potential partners, network with global blockchain experts

  • Learn from industry experts and thought leaders to help draft new regulations and policies
  • Explore latest blockchain innovations from established tech leaders and emerging startups
  • Understand how to automate and cut costs of several state-provided services
  • Explore collaboration opportunities with top global technology enterprises
  • Network with elite blockchain experts, business owners, investors and startups
  • Identify and incentivize local startups/ICOs with a potential to develop innovative solutions and services

WHY SHOULD

ENTERPRISES

ATTEND?

Explore innovative blockchain products, network with regional governments and potential partners

  • Explore latest blockchain innovations from established tech leaders and emerging startups
  • Learn from the world’s top-most blockchain gurus, successful use-cases, implementation, roadblocks and much more
  • Find relevant startups/ICOs for collaboration to develop products and services of mutual interest
  • Network with regional government authorities and potential partners

WHY SHOULD

STARTUPS/ICOs

ATTEND?

Showcase innovations, get brand exposure and network with investors to help raise funds

  • Showcase your innovations in front of early adopters, governments and enterprises who are eager to explore blockchain solutions in their businesses
  • Raise funds by meeting with potential investors interested in your type of product and solutions
  • Present your ideas and innovations in front of curated audience consisting of investors, senior government authorities and global technology enterprises
  • Get maximum brand exposure through regional and international media, tech-bloggers and journalists
  • Learn and network with international blockchain experts and regional policy makers

WHY SHOULD

INVESTORS

ATTEND?

Meet curated startups/ICOs, network with elites from enterprises, governments and global blockchain experts

  • Meet curated startups that have potential value in a growth oriented markets and practical solutions to real problems
  • Get privileged access to startup pitch decks that are curated and approved by our advisory board comprising of investors, thought leaders and senior technology fellows
  • Access to dedicated networking lounge specially reserved for speakers, investors and VIPs attending the show
  • Receive startup pitch decks much prior to the event, so you can come prepared with your customized questions to them

TOP TESTIMONIALS THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO ATTEND WBS!

PLATINUM SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSORS

Silver sponsors

Bronze sponsors

SPONSORSHIP

Present your innovations and network with early adopters, governments, and global blockchain gurus

  • Showcase your solutions in front of enterprises, governments and some of the world's top-most blockchain and crypto proponents
  • Meet and discuss business in private meetings with early adopters and pre-qualified prospects who are eager to explore blockchain solutions in their businesses
  • Get superior brand awareness via regional and international media presence
  • Network with senior government authorities, international blockchain experts, local partners, startups and investors

UPCOMING EVENTS (GLOBAL SERIES)

CONNECTING

BUSINESS WITH

OPPORTUNITIES

ORGANISER

Trescon is a global business events and consulting firm that provides a wide range of business services to a diversified client base.

Trescon is founded and managed by a group of specialists with more than 6 decades of combined expertise in successfully developing business events, trainings and consulting for corporates, governments, associations and high-net-worth individuals across the world. Our advisory board members comprise of an ever-growing exceptional mix of senior-level industry veterans and successful tech entrepreneurs.

With a deep understanding of the realities and requirements of the growth markets we operate in – we strive to deliver innovative and high quality business platforms for our clients.

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