One of the first international summit entirely dedicated to the most advanced augmented reality in all its forms is back to Monaco. The Metaverse Entertainment World Summit & Awards - MEWS by Advance, luxury goods and events management company founded and directed by Steven Saltzman, under the High Patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco and with the support of the Monaco's Government, will be held at One-Montecarlo congress centre from the 3rd until the 5th May 2023. This immersive event put the spotlight on creators, companies, institutions and communities making Metaverse and Web 2.5 - Web3 the driving force of the future. An exclusive B2B event which is officially part of the annual program of major events.
In the footstep of the successful kicking-off edition that welcomed about 200 international actors from over forty countries and a parade of paramount speakers and exhibitors, this year's rendezvous will widen the attention to a greater number of issues, notably: Investments for Start-ups, Monetisation, Law & Regulation, Education, Fashion and Luxury, Real Estate, Entertainment: Film, Music & Media, Sustainability & Society, Sports & Gaming, Tourism, Travel & Smart Cities, Food & Wellbeing and Technology Digital Assets.
Innovative product launches and high tech & phygital NFT previews from Italy, United States, Switzerland and New Zealand will accompany the three-day business convention together a futuristic Avatar Conference, set in the iconic Salle Belle Époque at the Hotel Hermitage in Monaco.
The focus of many companies will be on doing business through Metaverse. Among these we mention: Roblox, Decentraland, Spatial (Exclusible), UrNowhere, DWorld, Space, Horizon Worlds, SuperworldApp, OneRare, Mesh, Sandbox, Polystream (Mythical), Rooom, Omniverse (Pixar). Confirmed Speakers include : John Linden (Mythical Games), Sébastien Borget (Co-founder and COO of The Sandbox), Dr. Martha Boeckenfeld (Dean of Metaverse Academy) , Felix Mago ( Space), Frédéric Genta (Monaco Chief Digital Officer), Graefin Maria Von Scheel Plessen (Senior Marketing Executive EMEA), Talia Zoref (Eyes of Fashion) & Tony Hollingsworth (CEO Listen).
The MEWS Award Charity Gala on May the 4th will acknowledge figures who have distinguished themselves in boosting sustainability, child protection and inclusion through various categories: Community, Storyworld, Better World, Innovation, Impact, Community, Pioneer, Rising Star, Music and NFT Collection. Jury Members are: Phil Talbot, Founder & CEO of Authentium, Dr. Christina Yan Zhang, CEO of Metaverse Institute, Dr. Martha Boeckenfeld, Dean of the Metaverse Academy Switzerland, Tiffany Xingyu Wang, OpenWeb, Tony Hollingsworth, CEO & Chair Listen to Charity, Georg Bak, Digital Art Advisor, and Steven Saltzman, Director of Advance.
A cross-media opportunity to test, experience, plunge in outstanding high-tech and interact with the most advanced digital devices. ***
By Maurice Abbati
Springer International Publishing