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Event directories | 26 December 2022

Blockchain and Finance Events: The #1 Guide to Blockchain Conferences in 2023

Bizzabo Blog Staff
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Some say blockchain is the future of more than just currency. Today there are a plethora of blockchain events, conferences, blockchain networking events, and more happening worldwide every year.

Whether you’re a savvy investor, a blockchain diehard, or someone just interested in learning more about this pivotal technology, there are hundreds of events out there — which means finding the perfect blockchain event to attend can be challenging.

Be sure to check back regularly as our list will be continuously updated throughout the year. Are we missing your blockchain or cryptocurrency event? Submit your event by here.

You can skip to a specific month by clicking a link in the list below.

 

January 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

METAVSUMMIT

1/11/23
Dubai, UAE

Jan. 11 to 12— Metavsummit is the largest Web 3 & Metaverse event in the world for investors and founders to meet under one roof. The event has up to 1000 delegates who are looking to strategically partner with the top Crypto, NFT & Metaverse companies worldwide.

Bitcoin Day Naples

1/21/23
Naples, FL

Bitcoin Day is a chance for the local community, business professionals, newbies, and cryptocurrency leaders to gather under one roof to inspire, socialize, and learn from each other. Whatever your current level of understanding and involvement, we want you to walk away inspired to buy more Bitcoin, launch that product you’ve been dreaming about, or be better prepared to educate your co-workers.


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February 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

Fintech Nexus Dealmakers East

2/7/23
Miami, FL

Feb. 7 to 8—No keynotes. No panels. 100% focus on facilitating high quality, one-on-one meetings. Dealmakers includes double opt-in, 1:1 meetings, and activities designed to encourage business networking and fun. We closely monitor the attendee ratio to ensure the right balance of fintechs, investors, and financial institutions.

Endpoint Security in Fintech

2/9/23
Virtual

We’re excited to announce the third edition of Hexnode Live to be held on 9th February 2023. It’s all about Fintech security this time! With innovations come new risks demanding the Fintech industry to brace for the expanded attack surface. Let’s gear up for what Fintech security experts have got to share to step up for a secure future!

The Blockchain Event

2/14/23
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Feb. 14 to 17—The Blockchain Event helps decision-makers, technologists, and developers understand the value of blockchain to their businesses regardless of industry.

European Blockchain Convention 2023

02/15/23
Barcelona, Spain

Feb. 15 to 17—The most influential Blockchain and Crypto event in Europe. The place to meet thousands of Web3 creators, founders, builders, CEOs and investors.

Blockchain Forum Africa

2/16/23
Capetown, South Africa

Feb. 16 to 17—NascentEdge’s first edition of Blockchain Forum Africa 2023 aims to provide informative and innovative events where cryptocurrency experts can explore the future, and responsible trading of cryptocurrency. This event provides an excellent opportunity to learn and share insights on the current cryptocurrency trends and strategies, whilst networking with like-minded leaders in the field.

High-Tech Financial Professionals Conference

2/23/23
Virtual

Advisers to high-tech companies face many challenges, including shareholder and investor relations. The marketplace demands that CPAs, attorneys and consultants who advise on and implement business and financial decisions for tech companies, maintain a high level of expertise. The High-Tech Financial Professionals Conference delivers the quality, relevant, financial and accounting topics that help keep attendees a step ahead of their peers.

OB & SCA LEADERSHIP FORUM

2/23/23
Frankfurt, Germany

Feb. 23 to 24—This conference originated from Europe’s only dedicated – Strong Customer Authentication Summit in 2019 in London to a full-fledged Forum covering journey from Open Banking to Open Finance. Join this is uniquely positioned leadership forum which brings 40 senior leaders from Banks, Regulators and FinTech cos who are driving this momentum. 200+ expected attendees, a mini expo across 2 days comprehensive forum.

DeFi Retreat Europe

2/24/23
Lisbon, Portugal

An intimate gathering for forward thinking executives, investors, entrepreneurs and tech leaders in finance.

ETHDenver 2023

2/24/23
Denver, CO

Feb. 24 to Mar. 5—ETHDenver, the largest and longest-running ETH event in the world, is a member-owned Community Innovation Festival. ETHDenver is the first event-based DAO in the world. The ETHDenver #BUIDLATHON is about bringing diverse creativity around a common purpose

Blockchain Economy London

2/27/23
London, UK

Feb. 27 to 28—Blockchain Economy London Summit is UK’s largest ever blockchain event uniting together the key players of crypto industry and experts to redefine the future of finance. The world’s top crypto companies and blockchain entrepreneurs and will be a wide range crypto event in London to explore the potential of web3, NFTs, cryptocurrencies, blockchain and Metaverse.

Blockchain Life 2023

2/27/23
Dubai, UAE

Feb. 27 to 28—International Forum on blockchain, cryptocurrency and mining. Top speakers from all over the world, best international companies and 4000 attendees. Learn how to make money on the digital assets and join world crypto community.

World Blockchain Expo | Miami

February 2023
Miami, FL

World Blockchain Expo | Gathering the blockchain community, investors, fundraising, crypto exchangers, NFT, metaverse & gaming under one roof


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March 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

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Location
Description

Digital Marketing for Financial Services Summit West

3/1/23
San Francisco, CA

Mar. 1-2—This event brings together the biggest names in the financial services industry and provides them with leading digital marketing solutions. It enables them to access strategically focused content in an environment conducive to forging lasting business partnerships.

Future Digital Finance 2023

3/6/23
Austin, TX

Mar. 6 to 7—Future Digital Finance is more than a conference – it’s an experience. Join your peers in beautiful Austin, TX on March 6 – 7, 2023 and discover how financial service organizations of all sizes are prioritizing digital strategies that enhance customer experience, while also creating opportunities for future innovation

Blockchain Economy Dubai

3/8/23
Dubai, UAE

March 8 to 9—Blockchain Economy Summit is the world’s largest blockchain conference network bringing together the key players of crypto industry and experts to redefine the future of finance. Dubai is gearing up to become a global crypto hub. Thus, Blockchain Economy Dubai Summit will be the Main gathering in the region on behalf of the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency, with a wide range of topics focused on the financial technologies of the future, extensive networking opportunities and participation from more than 60 countries.

AI in Finance Summit

3/15/23
London, UK

Mar. 15 to 16—World-class speakers at REWORK’s AI in Finance Summit in London will share insights on cutting-edge technical advancements and real-life applications of AI including the Conversational AI, Decision Making, Quantitative Trading, Personalised Banking, Fraud Detection, Risk Management, Enhanced Customer Experience and RPA (Robotic Process Automation).’

Blockchain Africa Conference 2023

3/16/23
Johannesburg, South Africa

Mar. 16 to 17—The Blockchain Africa Conference is an event that captivates and educates a global audience as Bitcoin Events continues to educate the African community, spread awareness and encourage networking within the space.

4th International Conference on Blockchain and Internet of Things (BIoT 2023)

3/18/23
Vienna, Austria

Mar. 18 to 19—4th International Conference on Blockchain and Internet of Things (BIoT 2023) will provide an excellent international forum for sharing knowledge and results in theory, methodology and applications of Blockchain and Internet of Things. The Conference looks for significant contributions to all major fields of the Blockchain and Internet of Things in theoretical and practical aspects.

Paris Blockchain Week Summit

3/20/23
Paris, France

M‍ar. 20 to 24—One of the most influential global events in the blockchain industry. The greatest minds meet in person to build the next web.
It’s where business leaders, investors, entrepreneurs, developers gather to ideat and drive progress.

World Blockchain Summit (Dubai)

3/20/23
Dubai, UAE

Mar. 20 to 21—World Blockchain Summit is a global series of elite gatherings that take place in 19+ destinations across the world.It is a thought-leadership-driven initiative that brings together the most important stakeholders from the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency ecosystem such as investors, blockchain and crypto projects, exchanges, enterprises, government representatives, technology leaders – to discuss and deliberate the future of the industry and the revolutionary ways it can transform businesses and government functions. #WBSDubai

Paris Blockchain Web3XP

3/21/23
Paris, France

Web3XP is your business blueprint for exploring and planning for Web3 success. This includes, finding the right talent to assess Web3 as a commercially viable option, choosing the right tech, connecting wallet flows, implementing payments, digital asset ownership, metaverse and more.

The North American Bitcoin Conference

March 2023
TBA

An annual gathering of the brightest minds in blockchain. Join us here for real-talk about the evolution of the fintech world.


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April 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

Gateway 2023

4/12/23
Prague, Czech Republic

Apr. 12 to 14–The first Gateway Conference & Hackathon in Prague. Visitors can meet speakers from the core Cosmos ecosystem projects such as Cosmos, Interchain, Osmosis, Agoric, Axelar, and many more. Do not miss the opportunity to network with the main Cosmos leaders. Are you a developer? You can do some coding and win bounties along the way, or just simply consult your project with the world class engineers.

AIM Summit

4/13/23
London, UK

Apr. 13 to 14—AIM Summit is The Leading Alternative Investment Management Summit and platform for discussions on investment developments, global market conditions, latest trends and acts as a networking forum for future business opportunities. The only conference of its nature and magnitude organized and orchestrated by the industry in an intimate setup to induce real discussions on the best practices and know-how.

Instant Payments Summit & Request to Pay

4/20/23
Frankfurt, Germany

Instant Payments Summit is the longest running & conference dedicated to rise of Instant Payments in Europe. The is the only conference in Europe which brings together top 3 instant payments schemes – ECB’s TIPS, EPC’s SCT Inst and EBA Clearing’s RT1 at a common stage and is giving momentum to the instant-payments implementation. Don’t miss this uniquely positioned conference. Learn more.

Consensus by CoinDesk

4/26/23
Austin, TX

Apr. 26 to 28—Consensus is the world’s largest, longest-running and most influential gathering that brings together all sides of crypto, blockchain and Web3. Since its inception in 2015, Consensus has served as grounds for calibration, collaboration and resolution amid a profound technological transformation towards blockchain technology.

Empire FinTech Conference

4/26/23
New York, NY

Join 600 attendees for the highlight of New York FinTech Week, the Empire FinTech Conference. Be part of a packed day filled with masterclasses, demos, keynotes, live podcasts, and networking; showcasing the latest in fintech. Let the future of FinTech exploration begin.

New York FinTech Week

4/28/23
New York, NY

Apr. 24 to 28—New York FinTech Week was designed to be an inclusive collaboration of the entire startup ecosystem. It’s a series of events highlighting different FinTech initiatives and ranging from conferences and invitation-only roundtables to events free to the community. Please note that these independent events require individual registration.

Bitcoin Day Omaha

4/29/23
Omaha, NE

Bitcoin Day is a chance for the local community, business professionals, newbies, and cryptocurrency leaders to gather under one roof to inspire, socialize, and learn from each other. Whatever your current level of understanding and involvement, we want you to walk away inspired to buy more Bitcoin, launch that product you’ve been dreaming about, or be better prepared to educate your co-workers.

CryptoWorldCon 2023

April 2023
TBA

Moonwalker USA has created the CryptoWorldCon With the support of the Government Blockchain Association, CryptoWorldCon is the event that offers a unique opportunity to gather the biggest names in the industry under one roof during a two-day event to generate a positive impact and opportunities to its attendees.


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May 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

The 2023 Payments Canada SUMMIT

5/3/23
Toronto, Canada

May 3 to 5—The SUMMIT is where the payment ecosystem gathers. The best thinkers, visionaries and disruptors discuss, debate and describe the future of payments in Canada. It is a forum for broad conversations and deep discussions that explores a wide range of subjects central to the evolution of payments.

Crypto Rockstars 2023

5/4/23
Cologne, Germany

The mission of Crypto Rockstars since 2018 is to educate people about current economic trends, social changes and opportunities that blockchain technology offers us. Our goal is to provide knowledge that can be understood by crypto novices and make blockchain accessible to everyone.

CRYPTO AND DIGITAL ASSETS SUMMIT

5/9/23
Hybrid | London, UK

May 9 to 10—The Summit will cover everything from the Terra Luna crash, the climate credentials of digital assets, central bank digital currencies, crypto market consolidation, institutional appetite, NFTs, and much more. It will bring together leaders in finance and regulatory professionals with crypto entrepreneurs and DeFi leaders to explore how the industry is developing and growing following a year of uncertainty.

Blockchain Economy Istanbul

5/8/23
Istanbul, Turkey

May 8 to 11—Blockchain Economy Istanbul Summit is Eurasia’s largest ever blockchain event bringing together the key players of crypto industry and experts to redefine the future of finance.

Fintech Nexus USA

5/10/23
New Yor, NY

May 10 to 11—Join us for New York City’s largest fintech event! Fintech Nexus (formerly Lendit Fintech) is a diversified media company providing essential knowledge, connections and inspiration to the entire financial services industry, creating a link between traditional finance and the future of finance.

FinTech Festival India

5/16/23
Mumbai, India

May 16 to 18—FinTech Festival India aims at bringing together experts and thought leaders to discuss how the innovations have come about in the industry, and how the FinTech ecosystem is gearing up for a streamlined growth.

Blockchain Expo North America

5/17/23
Hybrid | Santa Clara, CA

May 17 to 18—The Blockchain Expo is a technology conference and event, consisting of top-level content and thought leadership discussions looking at the Blockchain ecosystem.

Bitcoin 2023

5/18/23
Miami, FL

May 18 to 20—Join us for the world’s largest gathering of bitcoiners as we celebrate another year of progress towards hyperbitcoinization. Consider bringing a friend for 3 days of bitcoin education, announcements and of course, a massive celebration.

DCENTRAL Vietnam

5/18/23
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

May 18 to 19—Experience the largest combined Web3 conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam this coming May 11-12th, 2023. We are gathering developers, creatives, and investors to celebrate crypto culture and blockchain technology.

London Blockchain Conference

5/31/23
London, UK

May 31 to June 1—The world is ready for an electronic cash system to power a transaction-based data economy, and at the London Blockchain Conference we will demonstrate this with insightful and engaging panels, presentations and keynotes. Connect and network with the brightest minds, most innovative technologies, and businesses working to transform industries and build the new internet of value.

Crosstech Payments 2023

May 2023
Miami, FL

Celebrate with us our newest CrossTech conference in 2023, CROSSTECH PAYMENTS! We will be focusing on Fintechs, Payments companies, Venture Capitalist, and much more! We are paving the way of all the new upcoming trends in our industry, don’t get left behind. Get your tickets today!

Permissionless 2023

May 2023
Austin, TX

Permissionless is the brainchild of Blockworks and Bankless. Over 5,500 people attended the inaugural event in 2022, making Permissionless the world’s largest DeFi conference. Permissionless 2023 will feature the biggest names in Web3, a gargantuan exposition hall filled with the top brands in the space, an awe-inspiring NFT Gallery, inclusive, community-focused parties and events, metaverse experiences, and so much more.


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June 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

London FinTech Week 2023

6/19/23
London, UK

June 19 to 23—Fintech Week London showcases some of the best that UK and global fintech has to offer. W ith fintech causing disruption on a worldwide stage, the industry is moving past its infancy to be a full-blown player in finance services. Explore the concepts and evolution of fintech, and ask questions on the state of the sector and where we can go from here.

Fixed Income Leaders Summit

6/21/23
Nashville, TN

June 21 to 23— The Fixed Income Leaders Summit is your only opportunity to learn from and network with North America’s leading buy-side heads of fixed income trading, along with all the major sell-side firms and technology providers. With 300+ senior fixed income trading attendees, including over 100+ speakers, this is North America’s biggest gathering of the whole value chain that you will not want to miss!

Banking Transformation Summit 2023

6/22/23
London, UK

1,000 banking trailblazers unite to unlock the future of banking. Explore the impact of next generation tech and unleash the transformation potential of your entire team.

The Future of Insurance USA 2023

6/27/23
Chicago, IL

June 27 to 28— The Future of Insurance USA 2022 is designed by insurers, for insurers, bringing together key stakeholders from Strategy, Product, Technology, Customer, and Risk to transform products and services with new technology, meet shifting customer needs, and strategize for success in a changed world.


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July 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

Mallorca Blockchain Days

7/13/23
Mallorca, Spain

July 13 to 16—2023 will be our fourth conference with our main focus on bitcoin and liberty. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, without massive herds of shitcoins. We are curating all speakers and sponsors and are only inviting projects that excite our attendees. At our event you will have lots of opportunities to have inspiring face-to-face discussions with movers and shakers.


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August 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

Digital Transformation in Banking (APAC)

8/25/23
Singapore

Join the 3rd annual Digital Transformation in Banking (APAC) Summit. It is being held live in Singapore, the fourth largest financial centre in the world. A must attend summit to help you accelerate your banking transformation journey, through disruptive technologies includingCloud, AI, Automation, Data Analytics, DLT and embracing a Digital transformation workforce.

The Science of Blockchain Conference 2023
(SBC’23)

8/28/23
Stanford University

Aug. 28 to 30—The conference focuses on technical innovations in the blockchain ecosystem and brings together researchers and practitioners working in the space. We are interested in the application of cryptography, decentralized protocols, formal methods, and empirical analysis, to improve the security and scalability of blockchain deployments. We aim to foster collaboration among practitioners and researchers working on blockchain protocol development, cryptography, distributed systems, secure computing, crypto-economics, and economic risk analysis.

Coinfest Asia 2023

August 2023
TBA

Coinfest Asia is an industry event focused on the future of cryptocurrency and web3 in Asia. Coinfest Asia will showcase solutions, innovations, and applications from around the world in the home of 270 million people.


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September 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

Blockchain Forum LATAM

9/20/23
São Paulo, Brazil

Sep. 20 to 21—Witness the innovation and financial freedom that cryptocurrency has to offer at NascentEdge’s first edition of Blockchain Forum Latam 2023. Latin America is experiencing the amazing influence of cryptocurrency as countries like El Salvador adopts cryptocurrency as legal tender.

MAINNET

9/20/23
New York, NY

Sep. 20 to 22—As the crypto industry continues to grow and disrupt adjacent industries, Messari strives to offer investors, developers, entrepreneurs, and newcomers alike with reliable information and data tools that help them participate intelligently in the crypto economy. Building off this ethos, we will continue to experiment with industry partners to ensure the Mainnet experience offers experiential learning, promotes collaboration & networking, and remains anchored with independent content.

Blockchain Expo Europe

9/26/23
Hybrid | Amsterdam, Netherlands

Blockchain Expo Europe will explore the latest innovations within Blockchain ecosystems, as well as covering the impact those technologies have on many industries including manufacturing, transport, supply chain, government, legal sectors, financial services, energy, utilities, insurance, healthcare and retail.

Digital Transformation in Banking (Europe)

9/29/23
Amsterdam

Digitization of banks has eliminated time constraints as payments could be done anywhere and anytime by end-users. The rise of digital banking has allowed personalized marketing for the best customer experience. We are honored to present the 2nd annual Digital Transformation in Banking Summit Europe where 40+ leading industry ‘Gurus’ will be presenting.

Fintech Nexus Merge

September 2023
London, UK

Witness the impact web3 is having on financial institutions and fintechs at Merge. Join with top industry leaders and innovators as they reveal how they’re thinking about – and implementing – web3 solutions to gain a competitive edge.

TOKEN2049 Singapore

September 2023
Singapore

TOKEN2049 assembles leading founders and executives to highlight the latest evolution of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Experts from all over the globe converge to share their views on the market while attendees learn from the industry’s top pioneers and innovators.


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October 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

Zebu Live 2023

10/4/23
TBA

Oct. 4 to 5—Zebu Live will showcase 75 of the brightest speakers from the top startups focused on Web 3, DeFi, NFTs, the Metaverse, DAOs, and GameFi.

Digital Transformation in Banking (Americas)

10/19/23
New York, NY

Join our third annual “Digital Transformation in Banking (Americas) Summit”. Hear from 25+ ‘Thought-Provoking’ speakers about various disruptive technologies like AI, Automation, DLT, DevOps, Cloud and Data Analytics play in transforming customer experiences. With up to 120+ qualified delegates.

Real-Time Payments and CyberSecurity Summit

10/20/23
New York, NY

Real-Time Payments or Faster Payments have arrived and are surely driving one of the most significant transformations in the payments sector in decades. This event provides a perfect platform to obtain the latest updates on payment transformation in North America, Requests for Payments, Cybersecurity RTP implementation, use cases, lessons, and much more.

Blockchain Law for Social Good Conference

October 2023
TBA

Join the Blockchain Law for Social Good Center as we welcome legal professionals, regulators, and other key blockchain stakeholders. We will discuss legal issues facing this emerging technology and the state of socially- beneficial blockchain projects in California and around the world..


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November 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

Name Start Date /
Location
Description

Decentralized 2023

11/1/23
Athens, Greece

Nov. 1 to 3—This is the largest and most in-depth event of its kind in Europe focused on the business and political implications of blockchain technology.

MoneyConf

11/13/23
Lisbon, Portugal

Nov. 13 to 16—MoneyConf is where the world’s leading banks, tech firms, and fintech startups meet. This track sits at the intersection of finance and technology. Join us next November as we examine how tech is changing the fiber of one of the world’s oldest industries.

Insurance Transformation Summit

11/29/23
London, UK

The Insurance Transformation Summit aims to explore digital innovation across the sector, providing the tools to optimize performance, drive efficiency, rethink business models and engage more directly with customers.

Blockchain Expo Global

11/30/23
London, UK

Nov. 30 to Dec. 1—This event will bring together key industries from across the globe for two days of top-level content and discussion across 6 co-located events with IoT (Co-Locating 5G), AI & Big Data, Cyber Security & Cloud, Edge Computing and Digital Transformation Week

Wealth Management Transformation Summit

11/30/23
London, UK

Europe’s Leading Digital Transformation for Wealth and Asset Management Event. 80 industry-leading speakers discuss the internal and external factors disrupting asset and wealth management. Gain inspiration and confidence for the next step on your transformation journey.

Crosstech World 2023

November 2023
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Celebrate with us our largest event of the year! And the best space for Networking in the industry will take place in Miami from November 2023. It will bring together all the international financial services companies from around the world, as well as new sectors that are changing the face of the industry, such as cross-border payments, Compliance, fintech, mobile wallets, and many more. Don’t miss it.


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December 2023 Blockchain and Finance Events

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Location
Description

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Wrapping Up: How To Choose the Right Blockchain Event

Hopefully, you’ve found a blockchain conference or two to attend in 2023. These conferences offer a wonderful opportunity to network, learn about the latest developments in the industry, and be inspired by blockchain luminaries. Here are some other event directories you may be interested in:

Editor’s note: This directory was initially published in 2018 and is updated regularly as new events are submitted to our directory.


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