- The first Blockchain World Abu Dhabi welcomed over 5,300 participants and was streamed live, with worldwide online visitors from over 100 countries
- The largest participation in blockchain events in the history of the MENA region for both online and offline audiences
- With over 60 expert speakers with a total online reach of 1.3 billion social followers who wowed the audience
Blockchain World Abu Dhabi with the Global Distributed Cloud Storage Summit (DCS 2021) and Helicon Studio lit up the digital universe this December. The opening event brought together crypto and blockchain enthusiasts online and offline from over 100 countries worldwide, including the UK, India, USA, Saudi Arabia and the Philippines.
With a total of 60 international expert speakers and 32 media partners teaching 5,329 participants over 3 days, this was really “not a typical blockchain event”. Not only were there crypto and blockchain enthusiasts and businesses in abundance, Blockchain World’s mission to educate everyone also made the show truly unique by turning gaming, trading and entrepreneurship workshops and master classes into an engaging, engaging, experience-based event included. The first XR studio was launched in the Middle East, Helicon Studio, which produced over 17 shows totaling over 30 hours of studio quality video content in less than 3 days. Key global experts and speakers included: Jordan Belfort, “The Real Wolf of Wall Street”; David Shing, also known as “Shingy”; Christopher Travers, Offbeat Media Group; Brett King, Neo Bank, Moven; Isaac Serwanga, speaker and author.
Blockchain World Abu Dhabi welcomed local and international dignitaries and ministers. The opening ceremony was attended by: HE Sheikh Abdullah Bin Mohammed Al Hamed, President of the Ministry of Health of Abu Dhabi; ER Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy; HE Ahmed Mohammed Al Rumaithi, State Secretary of the Ministry of Energy; Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Group CEO of ADNEC.
THE START OF HELICONNFT
At Blockchain World Abu Dhabi we saw the beginning of a new era of online and blockchain gaming, the introduction of HeliconNFT. HeliconNFT puts power back in the hands of the player and is a new vision of what a DeFi, NFT and gaming platform should be like. HeliconNFT is a new online universe that combines a gaming metaverse with an NFT buying and trading platform that offers real rewards where you can play, mine and earn to become the master of a new market. In parallel with the launch of the platform, Helicon Studio and Helicon Media were launched, New Wave content and information channels designed to deliver exceptional quality viewer content alongside industry-leading experiences.
At the launch, HeliconNFT announced global partnerships with the British Bad Fox Studios and Fundamentally Games on the platform.
BLOCKCHAIN AND THE FUTURE OF THE UAE
The United Arab Emirates has always been a visionary for the past 50 years, driving innovation in the region and around the world. Both Abu Dhabi and Dubai have been blockchain and fintech enthusiasts aiming to save millions of man hours while providing a more efficient, secure and environmentally friendly form of government and administration, as well as providing key business drivers such as the SCA and DWTCA agreement on crypto asset -Licensing and investing in everything to do with cryptoverse and metaverse. Recently, Mubadala Investment Company announced its interest in the crypto ecosystem, and CEO and Managing Director Khaldoon Al Mubarak stated: interview with CNBC: “I think it (crypto) is real. This is a company that was valued at $ 200 billion two years ago and is now valued at $ 2.5 trillion and growing. Although a lot of people are skeptical, I don’t fall into that category. “
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About DCS 2021
The Global Distributed Cloud Storage Summit (DCS 2021) will take place December 15-17, 2021 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Center in the United Arab Emirates. This meeting will bring together relevant government departments, well-known experts in the blockchain industry, industrial investment institutes, related academic and research institutions, star project parties and other parties. This conference will provide more guidance, financial support, and a greater influx of human resources to the distributed storage industry.
The CloudTech Group, headquartered in the United Arab Emirates and with a subsidiary in Australia, is the leading fintech provider and one of the world’s leading blockchain technology groups offering services related to the blockchain industry. Our services range from working with governments to technical research to legal and compliance advice. In an effort to establish the blockchain industry ecosystem, we formulated a full industrial layout plan to examine the underlying blockchain technology.