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Metaforum: more than 500 people in Lugano for the first edition of the event

On 13 June in Lugano, Switzerland, The Cryptonomist and Finlantern organized the first edition of the Metaforum event.

Great success for the first edition of the Metaforum in Lugano

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On 13 June the LAC museum in Lugano was the home of the Metaforum event

The conference was held at the LAC museum in Lugano with over 500 people in attendance.

Among the speakers present was John Crain, CEO and co-founder of SuperRare, who gave a keynote in Europe for the first time. 

In addition to him there were many other international speakers such as Pavel Matveev, co-founder of Wirex, Massimo Morini, Chief Economist Officer of Algorand Foundation, Alberto Maiorana, Head of Licensing at Sorare, Bitcoin maximalist Giacomo Zucco and many others.

During the event there was also an NFT exhibition with some of the biggest artists in the industry such as Giovanni Motta, Skygolpe, Cesare Catania, Emanuele Dascanio, Bruno Cerasi, Federico Clapis, Dangiuz, Matteo Mauro, Marcello Baldari, Leo Caillard, Andrea Crespi, Andrea Chiampo, Niro Perrone, Paulo Renftle, Dangiuz, Simon Dee, Fabio Giampietro, Fabio Rotella, and many more.

Furthermore, a treasure hunt also took place during Metaforum, organized by The Nemesis, both in real life and in the metaverse, with many prizes including a Ledger Nano, Companion’s NFT, Cryppo, The NFT Magazine and various t-shirts and stickers.

There were also several panels on Non-Fungible Token and metaverse with Noku, Binance, Italian and international artists and many sponsors including 21 Shares, PLC Ultima, Httpool, Seba Bank and Goat Nation.

Special thanks also to the many media partners such as Forbes Italia, Money.it, Corriere del Ticino, Uni Money, Artuu, ArtRights magazine and others.

As mentioned, this was only the first edition of Metaforum, but we are already at work on the 2023 edition, which will probably also be held in Lugano next summer.

Amelia Tomasicchio
Amelia Tomasicchiohttps://cryptonomist.ch
As expert in digital marketing, Amelia began working in the fintech sector in 2014 after writing her thesis on Bitcoin technology. Previously author for several international crypto-related magazines and CMO at Eidoo. She is now the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Cryptonomist, and also PR manager for the Italian market at Bitget. She is also a marketing teacher at Digital Coach in Milan and she published a book about NFTs for the Italian publishing house Mondadori, while she is also helping artists and company to entering in the sector. As advisor, Amelia is also involved in metaverse-related project such as The Nemesis and OVER.