NFT BZL Latin America Program
Despite the largely unfamiliar territory that NFTs represent to many people around the world; the power of NFT technology is how society will transition from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0 and we want people in South America to be on board. For this reason, this year we will be hosting NFT BZL Bogotá and NFT BZL São Paulo. A great variety of topics will be discussed at these two events including:
NFT 101: A GUIDE FOR BEGINNERS
What is the non-fungible token? How does it even work?
Non-fungible tokens, better known as NFTs, have created an innovative solution for proof of ownership of digital assets, as well physical assets, ensuring creators are compensated for their work and these assets within the different NFT communities are recognized for their rarity. Although these concepts may seem vague and unfamiliar, we intend to dissect what NFTs are at their core, breaking down the components that make these assets useful, discover NFT communities and terminology, learn how to get started in buying or developing NFTs, and where to further your education.
NFTs TRANSFORM THE ART WORLD
How NFTs are empowering artists that are adapting to this digital wave.
What creates the value of an artist’s work? Since ancient times, artists have been hailed for their talent, unique styles, and the features of their art. Communities have swelled in support of their favorite artists, with blockchain technology providing unprecedented access to collect pieces of their work, while also protecting the creator’s rights. Learn how artists have been sending waves throughout the art industry by tokenizing their artwork, both digital and physical, and how these freshly minted NFTs create new value propositions for both artists and collectors.
BLOCKCHAIN & THE EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNET
Charging into a future where decentralization and Web 3.0 becomes the standard for digital societies.
Web 3.0 is a buzzword that people love to talk about, but many have yet to realize the power of what this buzzword actually implies and the topics relevant to it such as DAOs, tokenization and democratization. As we are constantly discovering unique and innovative use cases for blockchain technology, the realization is that we are at the dawn of the next major shift in the evolution of the internet and technology. Web 3.0 and the decentralization of systems and organizations, empowers individuals, strengthens communities, and democratizes formerly insular processes. The impacts of adopting Web 3.0 are being seen around the world, and we’re just getting started.
WAVES OF INNOVATION ACROSS INDUSTRIES
From individuals to enterprise scale businesses, NFTs are helping fund, grow, and protect your rights.
Whether it’s about individuals, organizations, or large scale business, NFTs have been providing the necessary framework to protect signatures in contracts, cut out unnecessary costs, provide funding, and help grow support in innovative ways. Learn more about how leveraging the use of NFTs and developing smart contracts can be integrated into your current business model. We will examine a variety of NFT use cases from across industries to see what innovative thinking and early adoption of this technology has provided.
WHAT’S FASHIONABLE ALWAYS LEADS THE WAY
The Fashion industry knows what people want and how to sell it to them, including NFTs.
From luxury brands to everyday wear, the fashion industry has historically led the way in how we dress, how we accessorize, and what will be the next hot selling products that consumers must have. Fashion has dropped in on the wave of different uses for NFTs, from styling avatars, to exclusive merchandise drops, access to physical and digital events. We will take an in-depth look at how the Fashion industry has adopted the use of NFTs, adapting to the new virtual and physical realities we exist in, and what the future of the Fashion industry will be capable of.
WHERE TO CREATE, DISCOVER, & COLLECT NFTS
A step-by-step process on how to start creating, discovering,and collecting NFTs through marketplaces, communities and on-chain analytics.
NFTs have proven themselves to be valuable in a variety of different uses, but how do you tap into this new wave of innovation? We will show you the way by highlighting the different platforms, communities, cryptocurrencies, and processes involved in minting NFTs as creators and collectors. We will also cover what makes different projects valuable, how to avoid scams, how the blockchain is involved in the process, as well as how communities, projects, and influencers are using NFTs to their advantage.
NFTs ARE DEFINING THE FUTURE OF MUSIC
Empowering artists, musicians, & producers through ownership and authenticity.
From major pop-stars, to basement producers, NFTs empower artists to directly engage with fans, leveraging the communities of support that they have developed and turning their social currency into real monetary value, all while providing fans with exclusive opportunities to access these artists in virtual and physical reality. NFTs in the music industry are only at the beginning of a long term trend for how artists maintain revenue streams and how fans access the music of their favorite artists. Discover how to participate in this movement of the music industry.
THE VALUE OF NFTS IN GAMING & THE METAVERSE
The next step in Play-to-Earn; gaming guilds and other valuable NFTs for players and Investors.
The emergence of play-to-earn gaming models have arrived as part of the blockchain and Web 3.0 revolution. Not only can gamers be rewarded for their countless hours spent developing skills to beat the game,but part of their winnings will also include NFTs that hold real world value, while giving players greater capacity to earn more in game. NFTs have even empowered non-gamers to earn off the efforts of those who play. Learn how gamers and investors stand to benefit from these types of NFTs.
NFTS IN SPORTS: FAN CLUBS & TOKENIZATION OF COLLECTABLES
Collectables & Fan Clubs have long been a cherished element of our favorite sports teams & players, and NFTs show promise to enhance this experience.
There’s something primal about rooting for our favorite sports team, and the adoration we have for our favorite players. We will explore how the tokenization of collectables and the development of NFTs for fan clubs, provide collectors with the authenticity of their cherished memorables, while also giving fans exclusive access to in-game experiences, and the opportunity to vote within the teams organization if they are NFT holders. Learn about the current trends for NFTs across sporting events, as well as what the future might hold.
INSIGHTS FROM THE METAVERSE
The Metaverse isn’t some vague or abstract concept being promoted by evangelists. It is real and filled with infinite possibilities of where it will lead us.
The Metaverse is another favorite buzzword that is being pounded into our collective consciousness, but who has access to it? Where do you get involved? Where is it going? People are beginning to realize that the Metaverse has existed for a longtime. The difference now is that the emerging Metaverse, empowered by the blockchain, decentralization, and Web 3.0, is giving individuals, communities, and organizations an opportunity to own a piece of what our future virtual reality will consist of. Learn what current innovation exists in the Metaverse, why it matters, what the future of the Metaverse might hold.
BUILD COMMUNITIES. FIND COMMUNITIES.
The importance of communities in the world of Web3.0: Beyond gender, language and race.
As humans, we naturally seek out our tribe, and in this unity we build, grow, and become better together. This same theory applies to the digital realm, and as our lives have become more and more involved in digital spaces, we naturally seek out communities with shared values and goals. We will examine the power of the collective, from gender empowerment, to regional unity, to the connections we make existing in the different pockets of the digital world from all around the world.
FINTECH IN A WEB 3.0 WORLD
People are beginning to understand the connection between finance and Web 3.0, and how important it is to learn new information, refresh your memory, and gain insights into the power of this Blockchain technology.
When Bitcoin was originally launched, people didn’t fully understand the power or opportunity that this cryptocurrency presented through its use of blockchain technology and its proof of work dynamics. Then came Ethereum with its alternative proof of stake dynamics. Fast forward to present day where we have witnessed the exponential growth of an industry that is still only just getting started. With this growing wave of enthusiasm over all of the benefits and possibilities presented by this technology, learn where these systems started, how they work, how they will impact the LATAM economy, and where to begin in the buying process.
EDUCATING THE NEW GENERATION
The Web 3.0 world is being introduced to students through the implementation of Crypto and NFT courses in a variety of institutions which is a great beginning for people to educate themselves on ways to take social responsibility, and causing an impact in the community by supporting those players in industry.
Making insane gains on projects that show promise, and being rewarded for our intuition of that project’s success is an incredible feeling. As we continue to participate in these markets, we must also create & support projects that have a mission beyond just personal wealth building. We turn our focus to the collective social responsibility we share, and highlight different projects that are committed to education and giving back to communities in need, while also exploring how we as individuals can participate and contribute to different causes. As they say, a rising tide raises all ships.
DIGITAL HEALTH 3.0 ERA
Supporting companies in a new era of health and wellness that promote physical and mental health through implementation of tech initiatives.
Trends tend to catch on in many different forms, and once an innovative solution has been identified to implement a trend, developers spring into action presenting us with the latest and greatest apps for earning passive income on things we already do, or things we know we should be doing more of. It has been well documented that walking and staying active not only has many physical health benefits, but also has a tremendous effect on our mental health. Learn more about the evolution of play-to-earn, and what other possibilities exist to gain passive income from regular activities.