Philippine Blockchain Week (PBW), the leading blockchain conference in the Philippines, will run from September 19 to 21, 2023, at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, Newport World Resorts, Manila, Philippines.
Launched in 2022, the first Philippine Blockchain Week attracted over 500 foreign participants, all eager to learn from industry thought leaders on all facets of Web3 infrastructure, crypto, and more.
“Last year exceeded our expectations, proving strong appetite for blockchain education and collaboration,” said PBW convenor Donald Lim. “This year, we want to go bigger, showcasing more diverse use cases and inspiring more Filipinos to get involved in shaping the blockchain future.”
The week-long industry gathering will feature more than 150 local and global experts. also feature panels and workshops delving into decentralized finance, enterprise blockchain adoption, NFTs, AI, content creation, metaverse development, crypto regulations, and other critical topics while spotlighting immersive and hands-on blockchain experiences.
The highlight of the week’s festivities will be the first-ever Michael Cinco Metaverse Fashion Gala, wherein renowned designer Michael Cinco will showcase his cutting-edge digital couture and host an auction of some of his most iconic pieces, with part of the proceeds going to the World Wild Fund for Nature Philippines for the conservation of endangered species, the Global Spectrum Initiative’s initiative to provide opportunities for autistic individuals, and the Global Reskilling Movement, an international drive to providing better educational opportunities for the youth.
Other main events include the Venture Capital Pitch Competition, where Filipino startups will have the opportunity to pitch for funding on stage and potentially secure a spot on CNN Philippines’ hit show ‘The Final Pitch,’ guided by star host John Aguilar; the Nexus Fan Fair presented by Tier One Entertainment to unite fans, gamers, streamers, cosplayers and pop culture, featuring celebrity e-sports matches, artists, and performances; and the concert of the world’s first decentralized K-pop idol group TripleS also featuring P-pop group, G22.
Supporting Philippine Blockchain Week 2023 as Platinum Sponsors are two iconic companies in the forms of telco giant Smart Communications and national carrier Philippine Airlines; Gold Sponsor is Metafarms, Silver Sponsor is Tier One Entertainment, and Bronze Sponsors are Gala Games and HUGS (Assemble Stream Inc); Technology partners are Xctuality Pte Ltd and DVCode; NFT partners are BayaniChain, Mata PH and Maya Philippines; PBW’s Official Legal Partner is Gorriceta Africa Cauton and Saavedra, while Platinum Media Partners include DOOH, Rakuten Viber, and Blockceler8 by Uniquecorn Strategies PR; Gold Media Partners are CNN Philippines, Forkast News, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Philstar Media Group and YourPRStrategist; and Silver Media Partners are Jinse Finance and KTRO Media.
For the second year running, PBW is proudly carbon neutral through the Carbonmark platform of Environmental Partner KlimaDAO.
By bridging diverse sectors while spotlighting real-use applications, the PBW 2023 cracks open the promise of blockchain to uplift economies and societies. The week-long conference will give attendees the opportunity to forge connections and discover the future of Web 3 and its impact on various industries.
To reserve a spot at Philippine Blockchain Week 2023, register at https://www.pbw.ph/.