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.
The second edition of the Malta AI & Blockchain Summit (AIBC) is getting wrapped up for a stellar show one month from now, on May 22-25. It is expected to bring a whopping 5000 delegates, 700 investors, 300 exhibitors and 100 startups to convene for a grand show at the Hilton in St Julian’s, Malta.
Leading up to the show, the AIBC has also organised a roadshow of exclusive C-level dinners under the iconic heading Knights of Blockchain. The Knights of Blockchain dinners are lavish invite-only events with no expense spared in the company of 200 C-level Executives from the industry. From Manila in March to Tel Aviv on April 2nd and Stockholm on April 10th. The AIBC has also expanded with new offices in Manila and Dubai.
“We are moving beyond the hype by discussing not only Blockchain but also AI, Quantum Tech, Big Data, and IoT this year. Wining and dining in the company of fellow industry executives goes a long way. I strongly believe that business is not made between companies, it is made between people. With the Malta AI & Blockchain Summit at the Hilton in less than a month from now we have gathered an impressive crowd of AI and Blockchain industry leaders for momentous connections to take form.” says Eman Pulis, Founder of the Malta AI & Blockchain Summit.
The speaker line-up is comprised of industry titans such as Tim Draper, Roger Ver, and Brock Pierce, along with Ben Parr, Co-Founder of Octane AI and world-famous author of Captivology; Patrick Chang, Director at Samsung NEXT; Tone Vays, renowned Bitcoin/Blockchain Researcher with more than 80,000 YouTube subscribers; Sunil Chhaya, Vice President of NextWorld Capital; Vivek Ramaswami, Vice President at Redpoint Ventures; Alex Fayette, Principal at ACME Capital; Ted Lin, Chief Growth Officer at Binance; H.E. Khurram Shroff, Chairman at IBC Group; Rachel Wolfson at Forbes; Alexandra Mikityuk, Co-Founder & Head of Blockchain Technology at The Blockchain Group; Alexander Borodich, Founder of Universa; Eric Van Der Kleij, CEO at Centre for Digital Revolution, and many more.
Blockchain and AI luminaries alike have a wide selection of cherries to pick from in the comprehensive agenda prepared by the AIBC, comprising of six conferences and a myriad of specialised workshops. The conferences include the topics AI & Blockchain Regulation; AI Startup Pitch Battle; World Changing Applications of AI & BC; AI, IOT & Big Data; ICO/STO Pitch Battle, as well as a conference dedicated to Blockchain Investments & Digital Money.
To support startups within AI, Blockchain, Quantum Tech, Big Data and IoT, the AIBC has invited no less than 100 startups to claim a booth on the expo free of charge, giving them access to 700 attending investors.
This spring edition of the summit includes a lavish VIP dinner, networking drinks in the midst of the warm Mediterranean spring, a Startup Pitch and STO Battle, 12 workshops and 6 conferences, and is rounded off with a lavish Proof of Steak pool party on the 25th of May. Although the main conferences are taking place 23-24th of May, delegates are advised to block their calendars for 22nd-25th due to all extra events that the AIBC is hosting. The Malta AI & Blockchain Summit is a landmark event that nobody in the field can afford to miss.