By Martin Mende
Here is more information from the Block World Tour Motril 2021 Edition
team about the event that will take place on October 2nd and 3rd in Santander, Spain.
The Block World Tour Motril 2021 Edition took place from the 1st to the 3rd of September in the Juan Carlos Garvayo Auditorium in Motril,
An event that aroused a strong interest in the Spanish and international Blockchain
industry, which was sold out days before it officially started.
From the opening VIP dinner on Wednesday September 1st at the Hotel Salobreña, to the closing on Friday night 3rd at the Katena Restaurant, Motril was the epicenter of the Spanish Blockchain industry. This happened because it was the first face-to-face event in Spain since the pandemic, bringing together important speakers and attending to all the biosecurity measures while still giving all the love and attention to detail, making the seventh edition of the BWT
First day of conferences
On Thursday 2nd in the morning the attendees arrived at the event finding the official BWT
bus at the door of the auditorium, a striking vehicle that will travel around Europe in each new summit and that brought a smile to everyone who saw it showing that this would not be a normal event.
Inside the auditorium, a networking area and stands with all the sponsors eager to share their innovative ideas and business models. At the same time, EthicHub
delighted all attendees throughout the event, with coffee of sustainable origin, freshly ground and delicious, a spectacular detail by the startup partner of the congress that needed dozens of liters of coffee to supply the attendees.
During the morning session of the first day there was an institutional and a legal panel, talking about Blockchain at the highest regulatory, legal and institutional level. That of the Partido Popular de España, on how the port of Motril can use Blockchain for traceability; and the best FinTech law firms specializing in Blockchain
, reporting on the legal future ahead.
During the afternoon session, investment and training, cybersecurity and custody were discussed with international companies such as Halborn, Grupo Cibernos and Zilliqa</<br />.
em>, ending with an interesting panel of startups from the hand of Crypto Plaza. The audience could learn about trading, security tips to keep your crypto assets safe, smart investment methods, live contests and innovative business models from the best startups in the sector.
The last day of conferences
After an intense first day of conferences and networking, the action moved to the Bodegas de Ron Montero, a historic and artisanal company that produces high quality rum. Attendees were able to taste and taste the best rums of the winery, a master ham cutter and canapés cocktail. A perfect ending, topped off with a concert by the young singer “Violeta”, for the first day of the BWT Motril 2021 Edition.
Friday, September 3rd started with a bang, with Montse Guardia, CEO of Alastria, presenting her panel of startups, an interesting exercise in innovation and uses of technology that we are all convinced is the future of finance. Then, one of the highlights of the event, the DeFi Panel , with Ethichub, Bamboo DeFi and Dextools. DeFi is, without a doubt, the strongest market trend at the moment and the interest was Blockchain and the interest was huge. Sustainable economy, decentralized financial services, advanced data analysis and monitoring, farming and investment were the focus of the panel.
After the lunch break came the final stretch of the congress, with panels on NFT’s and Tokenization, and Blockchain Financial Services. Okex, Criptovision (flying from Peru), the RFEF and Javier Arrés, one of the most recognized digital artists in Spain, were the protagonists of the first panel, with an unmatched level and different use cases, the audience did not stop asking and noting every detail.
The presentations ended with Febelink, Criptoro and Woonkly Labs, real, functional and full of potential financial services companies. Blockchain companies, real, functional and full of potential. FinTech companies that address different branches of business, from professional search engines supported by blockchain technology, classic financial services mixed with cryptography, training and consulting to the most innovative forms of business that decentralized finance can bring.
Daniel Santos, better known on Youtube as Mr. Santos, CEO of Woonkly Labs and main sponsor of the event, came straight from Zurich to present Woonkly Labs to his audience.
Closing of the event
Both days went smoothly, offering an unforgettable experience to all participants, sponsors and collaborators. While the presentations were taking place, on the top floor the organization prepared a TV set where Mr. Jiazi from Sinofy Group was doing interviews in English for American and Chinese media. Adems, Jesús Pérez and Alberto Gómez Toribio, from Crypto Plaza, broadcast live interviews and reviews in Spanish.
As a final touch to this Blockchain Summit made in Spain, the closing dinner took place in a relaxed, family atmosphere, where speakers, collaborators, sponsors and VIPs relaxed among what were already friends. The business agreements and future projects that were closed there demonstrate the commitment of those involved to materialize these initiatives.
Coming soon to Santander
Now the Block World Tour moves to Santander, in the north of Spain, which during the 2nd and 3rd of October will host the eighth edition of the BWT, with a special focus on startups, accelerators and investment groups. The event is now located in the Palacio de la Magdalena, a dream location, elegance and luxury, an unbeatable place for the BWT Santander 2021 Edition.
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