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Blockchain and Web3 events in Africa

Africa is rapidly emerging as a hub for blockchain and web3 innovation, with a thriving ecosystem of entrepreneurs, developers, and investors driving growth and adoption across the continent. From cryptocurrency and decentralized finance (DeFi) to non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse, the possibilities are vast and exciting. To tap into this momentum, numerous blockchain and web3 events are taking place across Africa, offering unparalleled opportunities for networking, learning, and collaboration. In this article, we’ll highlight the top blockchain and web3 events in Africa that you won’t want to miss, covering conferences, hackathons, workshops, and more.

Web3 Lagos Conference

The Web3 Lagos Conference 2024 will take place from September 5 to 7 at The Zone, Gbagada, Lagos State, offering a 3-day immersive experience combining physical and virtual engagement.

This event is not just a conference, but a gateway to the world of blockchain and decentralization, following a successful inaugural event with over 1,200 attendees, 26 speakers and 7 sponsors. The conference features a diverse range of activities, including a hackathon, workshops, networking opportunities, a career fair, panel sessions and insightful talks.

It aims to onboard and nurture individuals new to blockchain and decentralization concepts, empowering both technical and non-technical blockchain enthusiasts

Crypto Fest 2024: A Thrilling Crypto Extravaganza
Crypto enthusiasts, mark your calendars! The 6th edition of Crypto Fest is set to take place at the iconic DHL Stadium in Green Point, Cape Town, from October 10 to 12, 2024. This year’s event promises to be the most epic yet, spanning three action-packed days of networking, learning, and innovation.

For the first time, Crypto Fest will feature a three-day program, including a Cape Town City Tour on October 10, a main event at DHL Stadium on October 11, and a Cape Town Winelands Tour on October 12. The main event will boast over 15 sessions led by industry experts, covering a wide range of topics from cryptocurrency and blockchain to innovation and investment.

Attendees can expect:

  • Engaging networking activities
  • Captivating workshops
  • Vibrant exhibitions
  • Insightful discussions led by industry experts
  • Exclusive tours of Cape Town and the Winelands

Don’t miss out on this unparalleled experience! Secure your spot at Crypto Fest 2024 and be a part of the thrilling crypto extravaganza.”

Blockchain Africa Conference 2024: A Landmark Event Set to Shape Africa’s Digital Future

Pretoria (Tshwane) is gearing up to host the 10th edition of the Blockchain Africa Conference on November 20, 2024, at the prestigious CSIR International Convention Centre. This highly anticipated event will bring together a diverse group of industry leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, developers, innovators, and enthusiasts from across Africa and beyond.

The conference promises to deliver insightful discussions, groundbreaking innovations, and unparalleled networking opportunities, with a focus on the African narrative. Attendees can expect to dive into topics such as:

  • The impact of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) on Africa’s digital economy
  • Navigating South Africa’s regulatory landscape
  • Emerging trends in cryptocurrencies and their implications
  • The transformative potential of stablecoins in African markets
  • Tokenization of real-world assets
  • Digital identity and its intersection with blockchain technology and AI

In addition to thought-provoking discussions, the event will feature dynamic workshops, vibrant exhibitions showcasing African blockchain initiatives, and networking events that foster connections among industry players and enthusiasts alike.

A networking event will also be held in Cape Town on November 22, 2024, offering attendees the chance to connect with the vibrant Cape Town Web3 community.

Whether you’re a seasoned blockchain enthusiast or new to the space, the Blockchain Africa Conference provides a unique platform to learn, connect, and draw inspiration from the visionaries shaping Africa’s digital future. Mark your calendars and secure your spot at this landmark event!”

Lagos Blockchain Week

The Lagos Blockchain Week, a six-day event, is scheduled to take place at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, from June 10 to 15, 2024. This comprehensive program aims to unite the vibrant community centered around blockchain interoperability and cryptocurrency technologies.

Themed “The Blockchain Interoperability and AI: Powering Africa’s Digital Transformation,” the event promises to unlock the potential of blockchain interoperability. The first five days will feature a hackathon, where web3 developers will compete for a pool of prizes worth $20,000.

The event lineup includes:

  • Day One (June 10): Crypto 101 Conference, introducing Bitcoin and Blockchain concepts, building a crypto portfolio, and more.
  • Day Two (June 11): Pitch/VC fund day, featuring a Creator Expo, workshops on Virtual Reality creation, NFT artistry, and Metaverse building.
  • Day Three (June 12): Focus on AI, covering integrating AI with Blockchain, AI-driven smart contracts, and blockchain interoperability with AI platforms.
  • Day Four (June 13): Practical hands-on sessions on IPFS, Swarm, and Filecoin for decentralized storage.
  • Day Five (June 14): Web3 Builders workshop, featuring Polkadot Parachain development, Hermez Layer 2, and Loopring Protocol workshops.
  • Day Six (June 15): Web3 Builders summit, covering advanced smart contract development, data trends analysis, and building decentralized applications.

EthNigeria, University of Lagos, Kleros, Infusion Lawyers, Crypto Asset Buyer, and Soar on Technologies are proud community partners, while Techbuild is the media partner. For sponsorship or community partnership, contact the organizers at”

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