Ibiza NXT Web3 Conference puts “White Isle” on the international Web3 Map

September 22, 2022 BACK TO PRESS RELEASES

Ibiza will host web3 experts, thought-leaders and visionaries this October, for the second IbizaNXT conference - with tickets now on sale. Spread over 3 days - from Oct 13th to 15th - the event firmly establishes the ‘White Isle’ as a destination on the international web3 map, alongside leading locations like Miami, London and Lisbon. 

This year’s conference will host leading international speakers who will deepen cutting-edge debates in the Web3 and blockchain world, with a specific focus on Defi, crypto, DAOs, crypto cities, NFTs, and the Metaverse. Attendees will also enjoy a series of panel discussions, workshops, digital art exhibitions, and networking opportunities.  

Ibiza has recently embarked on the path to becoming a crypto island by leveraging Web3. The aim is to connect local artists and companies to a global audience and educate the community about the potential of blockchain technology. 

As a result, Ibiza NXT was born to connect Ibiza to the potential of Web3 and blockchain by bringing together international speakers and local representatives of industry, culture, and institutions to discuss the infinite possibilities to improve our lives and business through these technologies. 

The organizers of Ibiza NXT said: “Ever since the 60s, Ibiza has been a cultural mecca for  those at the cutting edge - forward-thinkers, radicals and change-makers have always flocked  here. And right now, web3 is at the forefront of tectonic transformations in the way we spend, the way we live and the way we think. So what better place for web3 experts and elite to spend  a few days debating and dreaming up the future?” 

 The conference:  

• Is organized by Ibiza Token, a project that constantly makes efforts to educate citizens, companies, and institutions about the potential of new technologies, along with the City of Ibiza (Ayuntamiento D’Eivissa) and District 07800 ​

•Counts on the institutional support of the Government of the Balearic Islands (Govern Balear), The Government of the Ibiza Island (Consell Insular D’Eivissa ) and the Federation of Small-Mid size enterprises of Ibiza and Formentera ( PIMEEF). ​

The conference and the workshops will be held in two main venues: The Twiins Ibiza, a new concept of lifestyle hotel Twiins to fully discover all the sides of the island, and The Hub Ibiza, a community-focused workspace in the heart of Ibiza that connects creatives, entrepreneurs, and executives from start-ups through to the world’s biggest companies. 

What’s on at Ibiza NXT? 

Main events:  

The three-day event presents an extended agenda of discussion panels, workshops together with networking opportunities, with sunset aperitifs, and music events in Ibiza’s world-famous clubs. ​

On October 13 and 14th there will be panels and keynote speeches at Twiins Ibiza. Then, on October 15 there will be workshops and hackathons at The Hub Ibiza and an  NFT exhibition in the old town of Ibiza, a UNESCO heritage site.  Furthermore, every day there will be a side event and a collaboration with The Ibiza Light Festival, an event with more than 2k visitors annually. 

The conference line-up includes speakers such as Shaaf Bar Geffen CEO of coti.io and Chairman of Uncaged Web3 Games, Nelson Inno, Founder of Wespark, Delphin Miloudi Druelle, NFT strategist & advisor at superfolks.io, Cai Felip, CEO of Linking realities and Union Avatar, Fermin Carmona co-founder, and CEO of Hotelvers,  Davide Costa, co-founder of Quadrans Foundation,  Marco Crotta , founder of blockchain caffé and TEDx Speaker, Roberto Gorini, CEO of Noku.io and many others. 

This year, great importance has been given to women in the crypto by counting on talented professionals such as Maria Teresa Spezzano, NFT Senior Creative producer at Crypto.com,  Joanna Rindell, NFT Senior legal counsel at Onefootball,  Aleksa Mil managing director at Waceo.org,  Isla Munro-Hochmayr, founding member at FTW DAO, Claudia Giraldo from CommoSense Finance and the media outlet  Blockmedia. 

On the institution's side, the conference will provide speeches from Aitor Morras, Deputy mayor of Ibiza City, Eduardo Zuriña, Innovation director Balearic Islands government, Pietro Poretti,  Director of the Economic Promotion Division at the City of Lugano, Paolo Bortolin, Deputy CFO at City of Lugano, Jan Trautmann, Innovation Lead at Lugano Living Lab and member of the blockchain & crypto task force of the City of Lugano. 

October 15 will be fully dedicated to the workshops featuring sections such as “ introduction to the cryptocurrencies” by Cripto Willy, popularizer and official host of the event, “learn how to build an NFT marketplace” by Mohamed Ben Hajla, “How to conceptualize, create and license a with Canistore’s IP Tools (Live Stream)” by the Canistore team. 

Side events: 

Among the novelties of this year, Ibiza NXT sets a series of unforgettable side events. Musical events in top venues such as Amnesia Ibiza, Las Dalias, and Club Chinois will be part of the agenda that also includes an NFT art exhibition and a geo-localized virtual NFT gallery powered by OVER in the UNESCO world Heritage in Ibiza town and the access to the Ibiza Light Festival a renowned art, culture, and technology event.​

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About Ibiza NXT 

Ibiza NXT is the first Ibiza's Web3 and blockchain conference powered by Ibiza Token, a project that constantly makes efforts to educate citizens, companies, and institutions about the potential of new technologies. Ibiza NXT was born with the purpose to connect Ibiza to the potential of Web3 and blockchain by bringing together international speakers and local representatives of industry, culture, and institutions to discuss the infinite possibilities to improve our lives and business through these technologies. 

About Ibiza Token 

Ibiza Token leverage the full potential of Web3 to promote the excellence of local businesses, support the artistic scene, and fulfill the expectations of tourists oriented to discover the most authentic Ibiza. Ibiza Token is Ibiza’s first Web3 ecosystem that, counting on its utility token $IBZ, NFT marketplace, and IbizaPay mobile application, aims to connect local business and content creators with a global audience and significantly contribute to turning Ibiza into a “crypto island” by allowing increased adoption of blockchain technology. 

About the partners  

The partners of this year's edition, The City of Ibiza, The government of the island of Ibiza, The Balearic Islands government, The city of Lugano and Plan ₿ Forum, PIMEEF ( federation of Ibiza small and mid-size enterprises), Cointelegraph ( media partner) Be In Crypto ( media partner), Bankless DAO ( Media partner), NFT Evening (media partner) Coinmarketcap ( event live streaming ), ICOHolder ( Media Partner), Clubbing TV( media partner), T-List ( media partner), Pure Radio ( media partner), OVERthereality.io, Quadrans Foundation, Canistore, Union Avatars, Klubcoin, Djenerates, Las Dalias, Amnesia Ibiza, Ibiza Botanico Biotecnologico, IbizAloe, Madavi Asesores, Elysium, the crypto concierge. 

About last year’s edition  

Previously, hosted over one day, the 2021 conference was a sold-out event despite the COVID-19 limitations. 

The first successful edition of the conference Ibiza NXT focused on how to leverage blockchain technology to boost the creative economy and promote tourism and Ibiza’s entrepreneurial fabric. The 2021 edition included speakers from Polygon, Bankless DAO, plus NFT artists, local government, and organizations, and the official presentation of Ibiza Token, The Ibiza Web3 ecosystem, featuring a Utility Token and an NFT Marketplace. In addition, the conference also hosted an NFT art exhibition featuring some exclusive art digital collectibles from Ibiza-based artists and a networking dedicated area. ​