Blockchain & Web3 Conferences for 2023: The Definitive Guide

Blockchain and Web3 are revolutionizing finance, the internet, and the way companies operate around the world. The best way to stay abreast of the latest trends in Web3 and Blockchain, and to engage and join the community that is the basis for this latest wave of technological innovation, is to attend in-person and virtual conferences to hear from leaders and meet others who are building in this space. DYOR is a popular phrase in the space, but you can’t do your own research just using Google, Twitter, and Discord. Extend your research by attending a conference! 

Every year around the world, experts at hundreds of conferences and events share the most recent trends, strategies, and best practices for Blockchain. Whether you are looking for a small regional meetup or an enormous global summit, we’ve compiled the complete 2023 guide to Blockchain & Web3 conferences that is sure to have the right event for you.

(Want more blockchain? Check out Splunk for Blockchain and the top Blockchain/Web3 podcasts.)

Over the past few years, many annual conferences have moved online and unfortunately many have been cancelled altogether.  In 2023, though, we’re seeing a shift back to more in-person events.

If you have a Blockchain/Web3 Conference or Event that you’d like to see included in our list, please send an email to swatts@splunk.com with details including the conference website URL, conference name, dates of the event, and location details.

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Without further ado, here is the complete guide to 2023 Blockchain & Web3 Conferences and events.

This list last updated 2/9/2023

Top 2023 Blockchain Conferences & Events

European Blockchain Convention

Date: February 15-17 2023
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Cost: Starting at 449€

With more than 2500 attendees and 200 speakers over 3 days, this is the premier Blockchain event in Europe for 2023. Attendees will have the chance to meet investors, developers, and leaders from around the world. Workshops, keynotes, and panels will cover topics around Web3, Blockchain, DeFi, NFT's, Crypto, and much more.

Blockchain Life 2023

Date: February 27-28 2023
Location: Dubai
Cost: Starting at $99

The 10th Global Forum on blockchain, digital assets, and mining, this event is attended by key industry players, government representatives, heads of international companies, funds, investors, promising startups teams, and beginners. Participants will find promising startups to invest in, meet new business partners and learn about all the relevant ways to get involved from the industry leaders. The event includes discussions on the latest trends, including: metaverses, NFT, DeFi, P2P trading, digital assets arbitrage and more.

ETH Denver

Date: March 3-5 2023
Location: Denver, Colorado
Cost: Free (membership required)

Said to be the largest and longest running ETH event in the world, ETH Denver features Art Gallery & MakerSpace, a DJ Chill Room, #BUIDL Floors + Hub, a Zen Zone, Sponsor Shill Zone, and much more! According to their website, "2023 is #TheYearOfTheSpork! The SPORK is the go-to tool that the Bufficorn family uses in their everyday lives. They are versatile tools used for digging, eating, defending, playing, and especially #BUIDLing — their favorite pastime." If you use SPORK, this is the conference for you!

Paris Blockchain Week

Date: March 20-24 2023
Location: Paris
Cost: Starting at 400€

‍One of the most influential global events in the blockchain industry, Paris Blockchain Week brings together more than 10k individuals to share, learn, and build together. This event was sold-out in 2022, so be sure to register soon to not miss your chance.

DC Blockchain Summit

Date: March 21 2023
Location: Washington DC and Virtual
Cost: Starting at $999

DC Blockchain Summit is the one day of the year where the most influential people focused on policy and regulations for the digital asset industry assemble in our Nation’s Capital. Each year, over 800+ innovators representing the biggest names in crypto and politics join together to engage with policymakers to help set a clear regulatory framework for our industry moving forward.

International Women of Blockchain Conference

Date: March 22-24 2023
Location: Washington DC and Virtual
Cost: Starting at $149

This is the third annual 3 day conference featuring all women speakers during Women's History Month. All are welcome to join in the celebration and connect with industry pioneers on topics related to Blockchain, Web3, NFTs, Crypto, and much more!

WOW Summit

Date: March 29-30 2023
Location: Hong Kong
Cost: Starting at $249

At WOW Summit Hong Kong you can meet industry leaders, government officials, funds and VCs, NFT and digital artists, entrepreneurs, and multinational corporates for important discussions, networking, business, and fun!

Western Australia WEB3 (WAWEB3) Conference

Date: April 5-6, 2023
Location: City of Nedlands
Cost: A$300

The WAWEB3 Conference explores economic opportunities of Web3 mass adoption in traditional industries, startups, and public sector in WA and globally by bringing leading web3 practitioners, academics, policymakers and community leaders together to explore the tech in theory and practice.

The Literary Web3 Conference

Date: April 7, 2023
Location: Virtual

Hosted by our Academic Web3 Conference, this virtual, free event brings the top Web3 artists, writers, poets, and DAO founders to the panels with academic professionals, Professors, Lawyers, CEOs, and NYT-bestselling Hollywood NFT writers to showcase the areas of NFTs, AI, AR/VR, Metaverse, Blockchain, and Publishing for the digital humanities.

Consensus 2023

Date: April 26-28, 2023
Location: Austin, Texas
Cost: Starting at $1000+

Consensus, the world’s largest, longest-running and most influential gathering of the crypto and Web3 community is coming back to Austin, Texas April 26-28. Year after year, Consensus brings together the industry’s developers, investors, founders, brands, policymakers and more to confront differences, grapple with challenges and find agreement on how to best seize the opportunities this technology presents.

Bitcoin 2023

Date: May 18-20, 2023
Location: Miami, Florida
Cost: Starting at $599

Bitcoin 2023 is the biggest Bitcoin event in the world. Speakers include Michael Saylor, Anthony "Pomp" Pompliano, and other Bitcoin influencers. This event includes 3 days of Bitcoin education, announcements, and a massive celebration of Bitcoin Winter.

ETH Portland

Date: May 12 2023
Location: Portland, OR
Cost: TBD

ETH Portland is a gathering of ETH folks from the Northwest. The goal is to bring together the local community & have fun. Past presenters have included Coinbase, Harmony, Ethereum Foundation, Tornado Cash, and other industry titans.

Next Block Expo

Date: May 24-25 2023
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Cost: Starting at $39TBD

Next Block Expo - The Blockchain Festival of Europe - brings founders, investors and blockchain experts together to redefine & discover the future of web3. Their last event, Next Block Expo Berlin 2022 featured more than 150 speakers, hundreds of investors, and more than 2k participants. The upcoming event will turn Warsaw into the most important Web3 space in Europe during the event.

Non Fungible Conference (NFC)

Date: June 7-8 2023
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Cost: TBD

NFC is an experimental Web3 event that brings the global NFT community together. The 2022 event had more than 2500 attendees, 4 content tracks, and more than a hundred talks and panels. This conference features unique events including Immersive Blind Talks (undoxed artists and collectors) and X-ibit Photography (showcasing the best of NFT photography).

Epic Web3 Conference

Date: June 9 2023
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Cost: Starting at €290

This industry conference is focused on how to build & grow products in the decentralized space. Learn about fundraising, marketing, on-boarding, user experience, and community building strategies.

Blockchance 2023

Date: June 7-8 2023
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Cost: Starting at €120

Europe's leading blockchain conference, Blockchance features more than 250 speakers and 200 exhibitors with speakers including CZ and Michael Saylor.

ETH Community Conference 5 (EthCC)

Date: July 17-20 20223
Location: Paris
Cost: TBD

EthCC is the largest annual Ethereum conference based in Europe, focused on technology and community. With three days of learning sessions and more than 250 speakers, visitors will get the latest information on building within the Ethereum ecosystem. This conference is presented by a non-profit organization (Ethereum France) which focuses on budget transparency and sharing knowledge about Blockchain and Ethereum in all French-speaking nations.


Date: August 13-16, 2023
Location: Toronto, Canada
Cost: Free

2nd Annual ETHToronto will be held on August 13-16, 2023 in the birthplace of Ethereum, Toronto Canada. The original ETHToronto, organized by Untraceable Events, is a three-day hackathon which brings together the technical community to build the future by developing the next innovation in blockchain technology. This year, ETHToronto will include ETHWomen, in collaboration with CryptoChicks, and other female-focused Web3 organizations. ETHToronto is also the official hackathon of Blockchain Futurist Conference, Canada’s largest blockchain conference, with 8500+ attendees where participants compete to present their builds on the Futurist Stages. Untraceable Events has organized the earliest Ethereum hackathons in the world, starting at the Bitcoin Expo 2014, BlockGeeks Hackathon 2016, the original ETHWaterloo 2017, and the first ever ETHToronto 2022. All participants of ETHToronto gain full access to the Blockchain Futurist Conference!


Date: August 13-16, 2023
Location: Toronto, Canada
Cost: Free

The inaugural ETHWomen is a free community event taking place this August 13-16 2023 in the birthplace of Ethereum, Toronto Canada. This female-focused and inclusive hackathon and competition series brings together participants to develop and present leading solutions using Web3 Technology. ETHWomen is open to both developers and non-developers ranging from beginner and expert level. It will feature a technical track for building demos and a non-technical track for pitching solutions. The event has a focus on women and is inclusive to the LGBTQ Community. ETHWomen runs alongside ETHToronto, and all participants receive free tickets to Blockchain Futurist Conference - Canada’s Largest Blockchain Conference. ETHWomen participants will compete to present on the Futurist Stages.

Blockchain Futurist Conference

Date: August 15-16, 2023
Location: Toronto, Canada
Cost: Starting at $149

Blockchain Futurist Conference is returning for its 5th year on August 15 & 16, 2023 in Toronto, Canada at Rebel Entertainment Complex and Cabana. The conference focuses on exploring the future potential and direction of blockchain technology by bringing together the greatest minds of Web3, crypto, metaverse, DeFi, GameFi, NFTs, DAOs, and more Designed as a fully immersive crypto experience with crypto powered marketplaces, NFT Galleries, Crypto ATMs, and blockchain technology used throughout the event. With over 6000 attendees returning each year, it’s the perfect place to connect with top founders, investors, and projects at the VIP Cabanas, epic networking events, and two levels of exhibitor booths. Come learn about the future in-person and be part of the Web3 movement at Blockchain Futurist Conference.

Token 2049

Date: September 13-14 2023
Location: Singapore
Cost: Starting at $299

Token 2049 is the #1 Crypto-related event in Asia. This conference brings together a community of pioneers, early believers, opinion leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and developers focused on networking and workshops that will shine a light on the global development of cryptocurrencies. This conference is the flagship event of Asia Crypto Week. With more than 150 speakers and 3,000 attendees, Token 2049 is a must-attend event for anyone in the region with an interest in the future of currency.

Wrapping Up

Whether you choose to attend an in-person or virtual Blockchain event in 2023, there are many options to choose from to learn the latest best practices and frameworks for Web3 success.

If you know of another great Web3 or Blockchain conference we should add to the list, don’t hesitate to send a suggestion to the author of this post at swatts@splunk.com with details including the conference website URL, conference name, dates of the event, and location details.

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Stephen Watts works in growth marketing at Splunk. Stephen holds a degree in Philosophy from Auburn University and is an MSIS candidate at UC Denver. He contributes to a variety of publications including CIO.com, Search Engine Journal, ITSM.Tools, IT Chronicles, DZone, and CompTIA.