The nominees for the AIBC Awards Dinner, taking place on the first evening of the Malta AI & Blockchain Summit (AIBC) 23rd of May at the Hilton, has been unveiled. The 7 judges of the Awards Dinner had an impressive number of applicants to consider while deciding on the final nominees following the closing of the application on the 7th of May.
“Alongside premier networking opportunities, with this opulent event we bring together luminaries in the industry for an evening of recognition and celebration of achievement. Shining a spotlight on some of the most intriguing and creative tech projects to challenge the conventional role of technology are the tech players changing the face of industry as we know it – it’s time to BUIDL the future,” says Eman Pulis, Founder & CEO of the Malta AI & Blockchain Summit.
The Chief Guest of this grandiose awards ceremony is no less than Sandor Habsburg-Lothringen, Archduke of Austria, Prince of Tuscany, Prince Grandmaster of the Sovereign Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem, Knights of Malta. Habsburg-Lothringen serves on the Boards of several companies and organisations, and also runs the Association of Furtherance of Peace in Vienna. The AIBC has also invited Vinay Gupta, CEO of Mattereum as their Guest of Honour for the awards ceremony. Mattereum is a provider of legally-enforceable smart contracts.
The overall show is expected to draw a whopping 5000 delegates, 700 investors, 300 exhibitors and 100 startups to convene for a grand extravaganza at the Hilton in St Julian’s, Malta. The exclusive Awards Dinner is capped at 400 out of this numerous crowd and tables are on sale through the AIBC website. Prizes will be bestowed upon nominated companies for superior achievements in the following categories:
- Social Impact (Solarcoin Blockchan 4 Humanity, Giveth.io, Project Freedom)
- IoT (Navigato, Genuino Blockchain Technologies S.R.L., ProximaX Identity)
- Blockchain & A.I. for Art (Derek Mason Art, Drawing Operations & Omnia per Omnia, ArtSquare.IO)
- Adoption Ambassador (Salamantex GmbH, Europechain, Hydro)
- Blockchain & A.I. Influencer (Bitcoin.com, BTC TV, Team Blockchain)
- Media (Crypto Briefing, ICO HOLDER, AtoZ Markets)
- Disrupter (Holochain, Bitcoin.com, Amon Tech)
The Kilimanjaro Challenge Malta team in 2018.
The evening will conclude with a charitable fundraiser through the auctioning of art from Nelly Baksht and Derek Mason. All proceeds are donated to the Kilimanjaro Challenge, whose 12th edition in 2018 raised €110,000 towards finishing a centre for disabled children in Ethiopia. The Malta AI & Blockchain Summit is a landmark event that nobody in Blockchain, AI, Quantum Tech, Big Data, and IOT can afford to miss.