Paris Blockchain Week is the most significant event in the blockchain industry that brings together some of the brightest minds in person.
Business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, and developers come together to collaborate and push forward progress in blockchain and Web3
Macro Trends & Investments
Web3 & Luxury
Brands in Web3
NFT Gaming & Metaverse
MiCA & European Regulations
AML (Anti Money Laundering)
Infrastructure & Security
Blockchain as a Service
2023 welcomed 8,500+ thought leaders, innovators, and experts from around the world and demonstrated that the blockchain space is maturing. 400+ speakers joined executives and change-makers from major companies of which 61.3% were c-suite plus 400+ media and journalists.
Web3’s potential to revolutionise the way the world consumes and does business was captured, showing how brands can and are using Web3 and the metaverse. LVMH’s Franck Le Moal joined Stefano Rosso from OTB Group to talk about how LVMH launched the Aura blockchain consortium in 2021 with Prada Group and Cartier. Ebay also gave insight into how it approaches Web3, being a company that began in Web1 and has grown into Web2 and now has collectors on its platforms wanting to buy up digital items, particularly those that can enhance experiences of physical items. Blockchain discussions focused on digital finance, from institutional custody and fund management to digital finance strategies, tokenization, infrastructure, ethics, gaming, and more. The days featured prominent individuals like Ryan Selkis, Founder & CEO at Messari and Kristina Lucrezia Cornèr, Editor in Chief of Cointelegraph, alongside companies like Nasdaq, Google, Circle, Deutsche Bank, UNICEF, the World Economic Forum, and Fireblocks.
The proceedings and significant executive level participation from these prominent companies demonstrated the range and impact of the industry, from seeing increased institutional demand for digital assets to networking banking fueling the future of payments, Circle announcing France would become the base of its European regulator operations, and F1 star Pierre Gasly explaining his experienced being the first F1 drive to do an NFT drop. ConsenSys founder Joe Lubin further highlighted the importance of decentralized networks in traditional finance and talked about how the talent diversity in Web3 makes it resilient, while Reddit CEO Steve Huffman covered the surge in blockchain.