Blockchain Fest 2021 Successfully Took Place in Cyprus, Limassol
Blockchain Fest is one of the major crypto and fintech events in Europe and Asia, bringing investors, developers, crypto enthusiastics and authorities representatives from all over the world. It took place on December 2-3 in the Luxury Parklane hotel in Limassol. Blockchain Fest gave professionals a chance to gather in one place and connect with one another.
This year conference title was “Cyprus as a Global hub for crypto industry” and became a platform for discussing the most uptodate topics such as the dialogue between regulation authorities, companies and investors ; European Crypto-Asset Regulations, Regulatory Impacts of DeFi Explosion; How blockchain technology is radically transforming the world, trends and forecast in DeFi and CeFi; Are NFTs simply JPEGs or do they hold real value. Agenda was full of keynote speeches and panel discussions on the most hot topics of the industry.
There was a networking area during the event and attendees could meet face-to-face with companies, speakers which was a useful way for making new business connections. In exhibition space booths the companies presented their products and services to all attendees of the event.
Traditionally, the annual Crypto Awards was held within the framework of the Gala dinner of Blockchain Fest event. The list of winners of Crypto Awards 2021:
Best Trading Experience in MENA – Delta FX
Best Blockchain Technology – Near Protocol
Best CeFi Lending Platform – Celsius
Best CEO in Blockchain & Crypto – Illia Polosukhin
Best Crypto Business Platform – Blockster.com
Best Payment Processing – NUVEI
Best DeFi Lending Platforms – Benqui
Best Crypto Media in Asia – Block Tides
Best Crypto News Global platform – Cryptopolotan
Best Crypto Exchange Vol(24h)>1Bln – Binance
Best Women in Blockchain & Crypto – Myrtle Anne Ramos
Best Crypto Advertising platform – Blockwiz Solutions Limited
Best Crypto Advisor – Anndy Lian
Best Crypto Investor- Kyle White
Best DeFi Exchange (DEX) – Launchzone
Best DeFi Fundraising – Launchpool
Best DeFi Yield Farming BSC – Launchzone
Best Exchange Vol(24h)>100Mln – Mexc Global
Best Asset Management – Block Asset Management
Best Global Crypto Media – Blockcast.cc
Best Crypto Speaker – Antoni Trenchev
Best DeFi Technology – Endaoment
Best Crypto Exchange Vol(24h)<1Mln – Lykke Corp
Best Wallet Mobile App – Zumo Money
New voting will begin in January 2022 on the website: https://cryptoawards.com
Blockchain fest was supported by: Cyprus Blockchain Technologies – a not-for-profit company founded by leading companies, organizations and universities in Cyprus with the aim to promote Blockchain technology; CIPA – s the investment authority of the Government of Cyprus dedicated to attract and facilitate foreign direct investment into the country; Blockchain Alliance of Europe – a non-profit organization that connects European companies and legal entities that use or implement blockchain technologies; INTABA – International Association for Trusted Blockchain Applications, and more than 50 media and other associations.
Blockchain Fest will continue to be a platform to promote blockchain technology, business opportunities related to the industry and will be a networking space for enthusiasts, and experts.
Next Blockchain Fest conferences will take place in Cyprus and Singapore in 2022. Stay tuned and follow the event websites!
The event was produced by Finexpo, an event organizer with 20 year experience of global events.
Anndy Lian is an early blockchain adopter and experienced serial entrepreneur who is known for his work in the government sector. He is a best selling book author- “NFT: From Zero to Hero” and “Blockchain Revolution 2030”.
Currently, he is appointed as the Chief Digital Advisor at Mongolia Productivity Organization, championing national digitization. Prior to his current appointments, he was the Chairman of BigONE Exchange, a global top 30 ranked crypto spot exchange and was also the Advisory Board Member for Hyundai DAC, the blockchain arm of South Korea’s largest car manufacturer Hyundai Motor Group. Lian played a pivotal role as the Blockchain Advisor for Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an intergovernmental organization committed to improving productivity in the Asia-Pacific region.
An avid supporter of incubating start-ups, Anndy has also been a private investor for the past eight years. With a growth investment mindset, Anndy strategically demonstrates this in the companies he chooses to be involved with. He believes that what he is doing through blockchain technology currently will revolutionise and redefine traditional businesses. He also believes that the blockchain industry has to be “redecentralised”.