Top Crypto Conferences 2023: Live Crypto & Web3 Events

  • February 2, 2023
  • 7 Min Read

2023 is jam-packed with crypto conferences and events. Learn, network, and collect some swag.

Choose your favorite crypto niche or attend a general conference that covers a wide range of crypto topics. We cover the biggest events in each category for 2023.

  • Crypto (all topics)
  • NFT
  • Bitcoin
  • Ethereum
  • DeFi
  • Blockchain
  • Web3

Crypto Conferences

Event Location Date Cost Notable Speakers
Token2049 SingaporeSingaporeSeptember 13-14$299 - $3999Justin Sun (panelist), Tom Schmidt (Dragonfly), Alex Svanevik (Nansen), Cindy Leow (Drift Labs)
Token2049 London London, EnglandNovember 9-10$499 - $3999 (sold out) Gracy Chen (Bitget), Peter Smith (Blockchain.com), Helen Hai (Binance)
World Crypto Conference 2023 Zurich, Switzerland January 13-15 $499 - $2499 Stefan Piech (Binance Research), Carl Runefelt (The Moon Group), Peter Hofmann (Coinbase Switzerland), Shirly Valge (COO of Velas)
Consensus 2023 Austin, Texas April 26-28 $1,199-$9,000 Jenny Johnson (CEO, Franklin Templeton), Edward Snowden (Famous NSA whistleblower), Jeremy Allaire (CEO, Circle), Nikil Viswanathan (CEO, Alchemy)

1. Token2049 Singapore

token2049 Singapore

The Asia conference for Token2049 Singapore sets the stage for excitement just before the F1 Singapore Grand Prix. With over 7,000 attendees expected and 200+ speakers scheduled, you’ll find networking opportunities and a wealth of information on crypto happenings.

Featured Speakers:

  • Tom Schmidt (Dragonfly)
  • Alex Svanevik (Nansen)
  • Cindy Leow (Drift Labs)
  • Aleksander Leonard Larsen (Axie Infinity)

Events and Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Discussion panels
  • Networking
  • Singapore Grand Prix (September 15-17)

2. Token2049 London

Token2049 Europe

Keynote speakers and panel discussions with industry leaders offer something for everyone at Token2049 London. Join thousands of attendees to network and expand your crypto industry knowledge.

Featured Speakers:

  • Gracy Chen (Bitget)
  • Peter Smith (Blockchain.com)
  • Helen Hai (Binance)

Events and Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Panelist discussions
  • Networking breaks

3. World Crypto Conference 2023

World Crypto Conference

With its focus on bringing together traditional finance and cryptocurrency, the World Crypto Conference is a great option for people just getting into DeFi (Decentralized Finance - use of blockchain). They even offer a 66% discount for students. It’s also a great space for startups to find investors.

Featured Speakers:

  • Frederik Gregaard (Cardano Foundation)
  • Athena Yu (Binance)
  • Peter Hofman (Coinbase Switzerland)

Events and Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Workshops
  • Pitch competitions
  • Dinner and networking party

4. Consensus 2023

Consensus Conference

This is the latest installment of the annual Consensus conference organized by CoinDesk, a popular crypto news site. It's a great opportunity to network with people in the crypto industry and hear from some of the recognized experts in the industry. Last year’s event brought 20,000 attendees and over 600 speakers, and this year may bring even more.

Featured Speakers:

  • Illia Polosukhin (Near Protocol)
  • Devin Finzer (OpenSea)
  • Edward Snowden

Events and Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Panel discussion
  • Metaverse and gaming zone
  • NFT gallery

NFT Conferences

EventLocationDateCostNotable Speakers
NFT Show Europe Valencia, SpainJuly 14-15From $206This year’s speakers have not been announced but last year featured: Hide Uedara (Square Fenix), Sam Hamilton (Decentraland), Irina Karagyaur (Polkadot)
NFT ParisParis, FranceFebruary 24-25From $423Greg Solano (Founder of Yuga Labs), Krista Kim (NFT creator), Gmoney (Famed NFT Investor)
Outer Edge LALos Angeles, CAMarch 20-23From $249William Shatner (NFT convert), Erick Calderon, Art Blocks founder), Wendy O (YouTuber and crypto blogger)
Miami NFT WeekMiami, FLMarch 31-April 2From $247Mitchell Rudy, (MonkeDAO), Will Weinraub ( founder Cryptotoys), Dawn Dickson (PopCom CEO)
The NFT GatheringBanff, Alberta CanadaTo be announced0.7 ETH ot 1 ETH (NFT mint)To be announced; prior speakers include Andy Krainak (VeeFriends), Bored Becky (Fame Lady Squad)
NFT NYCNew York, NYApril 12-14From $599Mikobits (gumi Cryptos Capital), Amanda.eth (Serotonin), Trevor Jones (Artist)
Non Fungible ConferenceLisbon, PortugalJune 7-8Free for 2022 attendees (NFT required), waitlist for 2023 eligibilityNoah Davis (Yuga Labs), Trevor Jones (Artist), Yuyu (Artist)

1. NFT Show Europe

NFTSE Conference

This is a unique and multi-sensorial experience that centers art in a way that gets people talking. It’s a great place for networking while you learn about Web3, Digital Art, Metaverse, and Blockchain.

Featured Speakers:

  • Guillaume Vergnas (Alpine F1)
  • Sarah Burslem (NianticLabs)
  • Rafa Garcia (Hugo Boss)

Events and Activities:

  • Keynotes
  • Panel Discussions
  • Workshops
  • Conferences

2. NFT Paris

NFT Paris Conference

With speakers like Greg Solano, founder of Yuga Labs (which brought us Bored Ape Yacht Club, Crypto Punks, and more), and Krista Kim, creator of the widely-acclaimed “Mars House” metaverse NFT home, NFT Paris is Europe’s crypto can’t-miss event in February.

Featured Speakers:

  • Julian Holguin (Doodles)
  • Greg Solano (Yuga Labs)
  • Betty (Deadfellaz)

Events and Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Side events (To be determined)

3. Outer Edge LA (formerly NFT LA)

Outer Edge LA Conference

Join thousands of NFT movers and shakers in Sunny Los Angeles for four days of web3 and NFT immersion. 2023 speakers at Outer Edge include crypto YouTuber Wendy O, William Shatner, and Erick Calderon (Art Blocks NFT platform).

Featured Speakers:

  • William Shatner (actor and author)
  • Cryptostache (NFT & crypto investor)
  • Hannah Stouffer (H+ Creative)

Events and Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • LA parties
  • Concerts
  • Community events

4. Miami NFT Week

Miami NFT Week

Workshops, panels, presentations, and industry-leading speakers highlight three days of NFT and web3 excitement at Miami NFT Week. 2023’s growing speaker roster includes Wes Cowan, lead Web3 consultant for Bentley Motors, Sofia Garcia, founder of ARTXCODE, and dozens more.

Featured Speakers:

  • Sandy Carter (Unstoppable Domains)
  • Michael Gold (Shaderverse)
  • Atharva Sabnis (NFT Labs)

Events and Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Workshops
  • Immersive art
  • Panels
  • Performances
  • Pitch competitions

5. The NFT Gathering

The NFT Gathering

Join the NFT community in Canada’s Banff National Park to mingle amidst nature’s beauty. The date and roster for The NFT Gathering (2023) is yet to be announced. Last year’s speakers include Bored Becky (Fame Lady Squad) and NFTceo (Collectors Club).

Featured Speakers:

To be announced.

Events and Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Networking
  • Outdoor events
  • Cocktails and parties

6. NFT NYC

NFT NYC

Speakers, networking opportunities, live music, breakout sessions, and NFTs on display in Times Square create the one-of-a-kind NFT NYC experience. A wide range of topics span NFTs in the world of luxury goods to ways to fix the NFT user experience.

Featured Speakers:

  • Mikobits (gumi Cryptos Capital)
  • Amanda.eth (Serotonin)
  • Trevor Jones (Artist)

Events and Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • NFT awards
  • NFTs in Times Square
  • Happy hour and networking

7. Non Fungible Conference

Non Fungible Conference

Attendees of last year’s event can get free admission (2022 NFT required) to the 2023 Non Fungible Conference, a premiere gathering of NFT collectors, artists, and NFT-minded entrepreneurs held in Lisbon’s historic Pavilhão Carlos Lopes.

Featured Speakers:

  • Noah Davis (Yuga Labs)
  • Trevor Jones (Artist)
  • Yuyu (Artist)
  • Pablo Stanley (Bueno)
  • Pak (Artist)

Events and Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Blind talks (undoxxed)
  • Meet and mingle

Bitcoin Conferences

EventLocationDateCostNotable Speakers
Bitcoin 2023 Miami Beach, FLMay 18-20$649 - $7,749Michael Saylor (CEO of MicroStrategy), Matt Odell (Bitcoiner), Obi Nwosu (CEO of Fedi), Michelle Phan (YouTuber)
BTC PraguePrague, Czech RepublicJune 8-10$190 conference & expo pass, $10 Expo only passMichael Saylor (MicroStrategy), Peter McCormack (Podcaster), Anita Posch (Author)
Bitcoin Mining ConferencePrague, Czech RepublicJune 7$420Jan Čapek (Braiins); more speakers to be announced
BitBlockBoomAustin, TXAugust 24-27From $549Parker Lewis (Unchained Capital), Guy Swann (Bitcoin Audible), Natalie Brunell (Hard Money Show)
Pacific BitcoinSanta Monica CAOct 5-6From $4952023 speaker to be announced; 2022 speakers included Michael Saylor ( MicroStrategy), and Lyn Alden ( Investment Strategist)
TABConf 2023Atlanta, GASeptember 6-9From $121Speakers to be announced

1. Bitcoin 2023

Bitcoin 2023

This is the largest crypto conference in the world. It operates not only as a place for education and announcements but also as a celebration of hyperbitcoinization (widespread adoption of bitcoin as a form of currency).

If you’re looking to see how some of the original movers and shakers of cryptocurrency got where they are, check this one out.

Featured Speakers:

  • Michael Saylor (MicroStrategy)
  • Lyn Alden (Financial Analyst)
  • Dylan LeClair (Bitcoin Magazine)
  • Caitlin Long (Custodia Bank)

Events And Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Pitch competitions
  • Bitcoin 101 workshops

2. BTC Prague

BTC Prague

With over 10,000 attendees at past events, BTC Prague has become the most influential Bitcoin conference in Europe. See over 60 speakers and 100 expo companies in a casual and friendly Bitcoin-only gathering focused on Bitcoin as freedom.

Featured Speakers:

  • Michael Saylor (MicroStrategy)
  • Peter McCormack (Podcaster)
  • Anita Posch (Author)

Events And Activities:

  • Food, music, and Czech beer
  • Keynote speakers
  • Networking
  • Hands-on product demos

3. Bitcoin Mining Conference

Bitcoin Mining Conference

The aptly named Bitcoin Mining Conference focuses on trends, challenges, and solutions specific to the Bitcoin mining community. This one-day event in Prague precedes BTC Prague, Europe’s largest Bitcoin conference, which starts the following day.

Featured Speakers:

  • Jan Čapek (Braiins co-founder)
  • More speakers to be announced

Events And Activities:

  • Industry speakers (no sales presentations)
  • After-event party

4. BitBlockBoom

BitBlockBoom! Conference

Now in its 6th year, BitBlockBoom speaks the language of Bitcoin Maximalists. No token talk or blockchain banter, just Bitcoin, although event topics and workshops expand to include preparedness and even firearms. Don’t miss this four-day event for freedom-minded Bitcoiners.

Featured Speakers:

  • Parker Lewis (Unchained Capital)
  • Guy Swann (Bitcoin Audible)
  • Natalie Brunell (Hard Money Show)

Events And Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Casino night
  • Preparedness workshops
  • Chess
  • Networking

5. Pacific Bitcoin

Pacific Bitcoin

Building on 2022’s success, the 2023 Pacific Bitcoin conference brings together top advocates from the Bitcoin community. Last year, the conference featured over 100 speakers. This year’s conference is still in the planning stages, with speakers to be announced.

Featured Speakers:

To be announced

Events And Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Fireside chats
  • Panel discussions
  • Pitch competitions
  • Wrap-up party

6. TABConf

TabConf 2023

If you enjoy the technical aspects of Bitcoin, you won’t want to miss TABConf 2023. This conference is still in planning. When selected, the schedule and agenda will be pushed to Github, in true Bitcoin developer style.

Featured Speakers:

To be announced

Events and activities:

To be announced

Ethereum Conferences

EventLocationDateCostNotable Speakers
Ethereum Community ConferenceParis, FranceJuly 17-20To be announced; ticket sales begin in Q1 2023To be announced; 280+ speakers in 2022
ETHDenverDenver, COMarch 2-5 (core event)Free (apply to attend)To be announced; 2022 speakers include Vitalik Buterin, and Governor Jared Polis
ETH PortlandPortland, ORMay 12Unlisted ( apply to attend)To be announced; 2022 presentations included Tornado Cash and Open Zeppelin

1. Ethereum Community Conference

Ethereum Community Conference 6

This year, the Ethereum Community Conference extends to four full days, with penty of side events as part of EthCC Week. This year’s speakers are yet to be announced, with 250 speakers expected.

Featured Speakers:

To be announced

Events And Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Panel discussions
  • Parties
  • Meetups
  • EthCC Week

2. ETHDenver

ETH Denver 2023

The core event runs from March 2nd to the 5th, but the festivities begin on February 24th, making ETHDenver a 10-day marathon of ETH builder-community events. Join the Ethereum community in Colorado’s scenic ski country.

Featured Speakers:

To be announced

Events and activities:

  • BUiDLathon
  • Workshops
  • Speakers/Panels
  • Innovation festival

3. ETH Portland

ETH Portland

As part of a larger group of regional Ethereum conferences, including ETH Austin and ETH Seattle, ETH Portland brings together the Pacfic Northwest’s Ethereum community for casual but technical blockchain talk and presentations.

Featured Speakers:

To be announced

Events And Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Presentations
  • Vendor tables
  • Dinner

DeFi Conferences

EventLocationDateCostNotable Speakers
PermissionlessAustin, TXSeptember 11-13From $352Mary-Catherine Lader (Uniswap Labs), Stani Kulechov (Aave)
DecentralizedTo be announcedTo be announcedTo be announcedTo be announced

1. Permissionless

Permissionless 2023

Now in its second year, Permissionless has already become a can’t-miss event for DeFi builders and investors. 2022 brought over 5,500 attendees and top speakers from within the DeFi community.

Featured Speakers:

  • Mary-Catherine Lader (Uniswap Labs)
  • Stani Kulechov (Aave)
  • Ben Jones (Optimism)

Events And Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Presentations
  • Parties and receptions
  • Networking

2. Decentralized

Decentralized Conference

Details on Decentralized yet-to-be-announced conference remain scarce, but prior conferences attracted over 1,500 attendees and 100+ speakers. Decentralized also offers a video learning series and video playlists from prior conferences.

Featured Speakers:

To be announced

Events And Activities:

To be announced

Blockchain Conferences

EventLocationDateCostNotable Speakers
The Blockchain EventFort Lauderdale, FLFebruary 14-17From $149Eric Day (Dell), Agustin Barbara (The Crypto Lawyers)
Blockchain Life DubaiFebruary 27-28From $165Ben Zhou (Bybit), Cem Arcan (Circle), Irina Heaver (The Crypto Lawyer)
Paris Blockchain WeekParis, FranceMarch 20-24From $2,600Joseph Lubin (Ethereum and Consensys), Silvio Micali (Algorand), Sergej Kunz (1inch)
International Women of Blockchain (IWB)Washington, DCMarch 22-24From $485 (attendees), or $210 (virtual)Cleve Mesidor (Blockchain Foundation), Anastasia Dellaccio (WCOIN)
BLOCKCHANCEHamburg, GermanyJune 28-30From $380Joseph Lubin (Consensys), Michael Saylor (MicroStrategy), Raoul Pal (Real Vision Group)

1. The Blockchain Event

The Blockchain Event

2023’s Blockchain Event brings three full days of discussions ranging from web3 to NFTs to legal considerations for the blockchain and crypto community.

Featured Speakers:

  • Eric Day (Dell)
  • Agustin Barbara (The Crypto Lawyers)
  • David Silver (Silver Miller)

Events And Activities:

  • Keynote speakers
  • Workshops
  • Networking party

2. Blockchain Life

Blockchain Life 2023

Blockchain Life covers a wide range of topics, ranging from metaverse investments to making money in DeFi to CBDCs, providing something for everyone and a growing list of speakers. After the event, mingle with crypto whales at the Grand Yacht Afterparty.

Featured Speakers:

  • Ben Zhou (Bybit)
  • Cem Arcan (Circle)
  • Irina Heaver (The Crypto Lawyer)

Events And Activities:

  • Keynote speakers and panels
  • Crypto Expo
  • Startup pitches
  • Grand Yacht Afterparty

3. Paris Blockchain Week

Paris Blockchain Week

With over 10,000 attendees, Paris Blockchain Week is now one of the largest crypto events in the world. Topics range the full gamut of crypto and the audience is over 60% C-level professionals.

Featured Speakers:

  • Jospeh Lubin (Ethereum and Consensys)
  • Silvio Micali (Algorand)
  • Sergej Kunz (1inch)

Events And Activities:

  • Hackathon
  • Talent fair
  • Start-up competition
  • Summits
  • Networking

4. International Women of Blockchain (IWB)

Women of Blockchain Conference

The International Women of Blockchain (IWB) conference, set against  the backdrop of Women's History Month, spotlights the achievements of women in crypto ranging from metaverse projects to building and leadership roles.

Featured Speakers:

  • Cleve Mesidor (Blockchain Foundation)
  • Anastasia Dellaccio (WCOIN)
  • Alexis Miller (Endaoment.org)

Events and Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Metaverse experience
  • NFT showcase
  • Breakout sessions
  • Job fair

5. BLOCKCHANCE

Blockchance 2023

Join over 7,500 attendees at BLOCKCHANCE, Europe’s leading blockchain conference, featuring hundreds of speakers, including Joseph Lubin, Michael Saylor, and Raoul Pal.

Featured Speakers:

  • Joseph Lubin (Consensys)
  • Michael Saylor (MicroStrategy)
  • Raoul Pal (Real Vision Group)

Events And Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Expo
  • VR exhibits
  • Networking

Web3 Conferences

EventLocationDateCostNotable Speakers
Miami Web3 WeekMiami, FLFeb 27 - March 5Free (general admission), from $750 (VIP)To be announced
Montreal Web3 ConferenceMontreal, CanadaMay 5-6From $349Dean Skurka (WonderFi), Morva Rohani (Canadian Web3 Council), Yannick Folla (0xSociety)
WOW SummitHong KongMarch 29-30From $249Casey Lau (HKG DAO), Yat Siu (Animoca Brands), Lucy Gazmararian (Token Bay Capital)

1. Miami Web3 Week

Miami web3 Week

From immersive events to conferences, workshops and networking, Miami Web3 Week brings the Web3 community together in a way only Miami can – with the right blend of business and fun.

Featured Speakers:

To be announced

Events And Activities:

  • Conferences
  • Networking
  • Pitching rooms
  • Workshops
  • Live music and parties

2. Montreal Web3 Conference

Montreal web3 conference

The Montreal Web3 Conference is the largest event of its kind in Canada, bringing together a range of Web3 topics, including blockchain, metaverse, DeFi, and more.

Featured Speakers:

  • Dean Skurka (WonderFi)
  • Morva Rohani (Canadian Web3 Council)
  • ​​Yannick Folla (0xSociety)

Events And Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Networking
  • Immersive experiences
  • Workshops
  • Dinners and parties

3. WOW Summit

WOW Summit

2023’s WOW Summit moves to Hong Kong, a hub of Web3 adoption. Meet and network with industry leaders, Web3 entrepreneurs, and NFT and digital artists. Over 5,000 attendees are expected along with 150+ speakers and over 100 exhibitors.

Featured Speakers:

  • Casey Lau (HKG DAO)
  • Yat Siu (Animoca Brands)
  • Lucy Gazmararian (Token Bay Capital)

Events And Activities:

  • Speakers
  • Pitch competitions
  • Expo exhibits
  • NFT exhibition
  • Networking

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I find upcoming crypto events?

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    If you follow specific crypto events online, you’ll know exactly when they are taking place again. There are also several community calendars dedicated to virtual and in-person crypto events, such as CoinMarketCal.com.

  • Where is the next Bitcoin conference?

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    There are Bitcoin conferences held all over the world, but Bitcoin 2023 will be held in Miami, Florida, from May 18th to 20th, 2023.

  • What are the best blockchain conferences?

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    The best blockchain conference for you will depend on what you’re interested in. If you are mainly interested in Bitcoin and the culture that surrounds it, check out Bitcoin 2023. If you want to see artists use technology to create, NFTShow Europe is for you.

  • What are the biggest crypto conferences?

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    Some of the biggest crypto conferences include:

    • Bitcoin 2023
    • Token2049
    • Blockchain Expo
    • Blockchain Economy
    • World Crypto Conference
  • What is a Crypto Conference?

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    Crypto conferences allow you to grow your network, learn about emerging technologies, and enjoy event-exclusive panels and discussions. These gatherings are held worldwide; no matter what your experience with cryptocurrency, blockchain, or NFTs is, you’re sure to find a conference that fits your needs.

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    Nick Saraev is a technology writer with a particular interest in economics and cryptocurrency. He's been featured in publications like Popular Mechanics and Apple News.

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