Events and Conferences

UNLOCK Blockchain 2020 Forum – Abu Dhabi

Start date: February 25, 2021 - End date: February 26, 2021



UNLOCK Blockchain 2020 Forum will be held in Abu Dhabi – UAE on February 25th-26th. Our 2020 forum will be our third series of UNLOCK and hopefully the biggest yet. UNLOCK has been an integral part of the blockchain ecosystem in the region as it sheds light on what is being done in Blockchain across the MENA region and specifically in the GCC.

UNLOCK has also been a strong proponent for international and regional blockchain startups. In our 2020 UNLOCK Blockchain forum we will be holding the first UNLOCK Blockchain challenge with prizes to top three startups ranging from $15,000 to $5,000. The challenge is open to all startups participating at UNLOCK either through a stand or the UNLOCK Startup ecosystem sponsorship.

Our focus in 2020 will be on the success stories in the MENA region whether governmental, financial, health, and others. We will also discuss the tokenization movement including Security token offerings across the board and the rise of crypto exchanges in the MENA region.

We look forward to your participation at UNLOCK and thank you for helping to grow blockchain globally and in the MENA region.

As a final remark, UNLOCK series has brought together more than 800 attendees, 115 speakers, 15 major sponsors, 70 blockchain startups, 70 media partners and more than 30 investors from across 50 countries.


Start date: November 16, 2020 - End date: November 17, 2020

Location: The Brewery, London


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FinTECHTalents is the ultimate fintech festival with two days of innovation, collaboration, live tech demos, workshops, round-tables, live music & craft beer sessions. With over 3000 attendees, FinTECHTalents connects tech start-ups, tech enablers, hundreds of financial institutions’ innovators and academia under one roof.

Key Stats

• 3000 + Festival goers

• Over 1500 INNOVATION LEADERS in attendance representing 400+ Financial Services Institutions

• A festival exhibition floor with 80 + exhibitors, featuring the hottest technology companies in the market today

• The TALENT of TOMORROW – over 500 computer science, design and business students and grads in attendance representing the top university programmes in the world

• Over 50 hours of content sessions including workshops and round tables – Lots of opportunities for you to get your strategic message across!

• Craft beer and live music sessions – after all, we are bringing the fun back to Fintech 😊

For more information on FinTECHTalents – including a full agenda, speakers and details on how to register, please go to

Finnovex West Africa 2.0 | Lagos

Start date: October 20, 2020 - End date: October 21, 2020

Location: Lagos Continental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria



The digital banking landscape in the region is expected to transform West Africa into a fintech hub. Governments have initiated cashless policies, which promote innovation in payments and banking systems, drive change in consumer patterns, provide a boost to mobile and internet adoption, and increase e-commerce and smartphone penetration. This represents a host of opportunities for banks and financial institutions to utilize technology to champion innovations in areas such as customer experience, cybersecurity, and seamless digital channels.

The regions Central Banks are implementing policies to meet the requirements of the next generation banking customer by examining the challenges and successes of countries that have improved financial inclusion. In turn, the sector must efficiently incorporate disruptive mobile money platforms, automated banking systems, tailored credit facilities and crypto-currencies for this dynamic market. In light of this, Finnovex will address the entire value chain of the region’s banking and financial sector to best achieve financial inclusion and sustainable growth.

Use promo code: FINNOVEXCDF15 for an exclusive 15% discount.

TOKEN2049 in Hong Kong – 2020

Start date: October 7, 2020 - End date: October 8, 2020

Location: 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong


TOKEN2049 brings together the leading voices in the crypto sphere, providing attendees with the opportunity to learn from the pioneers, the early believers, and highly influential and established opinion leaders, who play an instrumental role in shaping the token ecosystem.

LA Blockchain Summit

Start date: October 6, 2020 - End date: October 7, 2020

Location: Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St. Los Angeles, CA


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The event takes place at the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Parking is available at West Hall parking.

Asia Crypto Week – 2020 Hong Kong

Start date: October 5, 2020 - End date: October 11, 2020

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After the successful inaugural event week in March 2019, Asia Crypto Week is back again 5-11 October 2020 with what is looking to be an action-packed program. Subscribe to the guide, or watch this space for continuous event updates taking place throughout the week.

Asia Crypto Week is a week of various independently organized educational and developer-focused events that aim to nurture mass adoption by providing first-hand information about the industry. Blockchain enthusiasts and industry veterans will come to Hong Kong to share their knowledge and stories during Asia Crypto Week, providing exceptional insights into the ever-larger growing ecosystem. 

Finnovex Southern Africa Johannesburg | July 2020

Start date: July 28, 2020 - End date: July 29, 2020

Location: Johannesburg


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The financial services landscape in Africa is amid a dynamic evolution as the rapid growth. FinTech on the continent drives both the disruption and turn-around of legacy systems and accelerates the digital transformation of financial services. Major banks in South Africa are adopting and steering their own innovation strategies and collaborating with new start-ups to drive productivity and capture new markets. The FinTech adoption rate, in Africa is expected to soar over the next few years, with South Africa ranking third in future growth after China and India. South Africa is home to a large number of technology hubs, which is significantly larger than any other country on the continent and the country enjoys a significant amount of national and international investment in the sector.

Use promo code: FINNOVEXCDF15 for an exclusive 15% discount.

Mining Disrupt Conference 2020

Start date: July 22, 2020 - End date: July 23, 2020

Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Miami Airport & Convention Center 711 Northwest 72nd Avenue Miami, FL 33126 United States


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Blockchain Summit London 2020

Start date: July 1, 2020 - End date: July 2, 2020

Location: Olympia Conference Centre, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX


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Blockchain Summit is the leading Blockchain for Business event – offering unparalleled access to decision makers, visionaries, influencers and disruptors from the world of enterprise and tech. 200 inspirational speakers and 25 of the most innovative next-gen vendors discuss, demo and showcase the latest industry, Blockchain and DLT innovations.

20% discount code is COINDATAFLOW20

Finnosec Africa 2020

Start date: April 21, 2020 - End date: April 22, 2020

Location: Nairobi - Kenya



Africa currently is home to some of the quickest growing economies in the world and the entire continent is set for a vast economic transformation.

Cybersecurity is in an exceptional position as a key driver for digital transformation, and a leading value enabler to deliver competitive differentiation, enhancing client and employee trust, as well as increasing business reputation.

Use promo code: FINNOVEXCDF15 for an exclusive 15% discount.