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NFT.NYC is a community event and the response we’ve received from the NFT community this year has exceeded our expectations.

Growing from a one day event with one stage to a two day event with two stages each day, NFT.NYC is now a three day event.

We are deeply committed to putting every quality speaker on stage. As a community event we strive to showcase the great diversity of perspectives and ideas.

This year NFT.NYC has received almost 1,000 high quality speaker applications.

Today we are announcing 154 approved Speakers to join the 388 previously approved speakers.


Read on to…

NFT.NYC will be hosting an NFT awards ceremony in partnership with NFT.Kred, OpenSea, and ClubRare.

We would like to invite our community and sponsors to vote on awards categories.

The NFT.NYC NFT Awards and Happy Hour will take place on Tuesday, November 2nd from 6–8 pm ET at the Edison Ballroom.

Edison Ballroom Rooftop

Awards Categories

The following categories will be determined by data provided by our partner OpenSea:

  • Top Collectible ($ volume)
  • Top Collections by Category ($ volume)
  • Most # of Auction Extensions on an NFT
  • Most total volume by an artist
  • Most secondary volume by an artist
  • Most # of secondary…

There are only 80 days to go until NFT.NYC.

General Admission tickets are almost SOLD OUT.

A limited number of Late General Admission and Late VIP tickets will go on sale on September 1.

Speaker applications closed early on July 30th — 388 Speakers have been approved and 350+ on the waitlist.

We’re adding a Fourth Day! (with limited seating) so we can now approve an extra 80 speakers.

NFT.NYC Week — **Now over 4 days**

  • Monday, Nov 1 — Speaker and VIP Dinner 6–8 pm
  • Tuesday, Nov 2 — Programming begins at 8 am — Inaugural NFT Awards 6–8…

We’re now 100 days away from NFT.NYC’s in-person event on November 2nd and 3rd. The response we’ve received from the community has exceeded our expectations.

600+ Early Attendee Registrations

Early registration includes:

  • Developers and Entrepreneurs
  • Major Brands (including Nike, Facebook, Adobe, Microsoft)
  • C-Suite and Management (including firms like Celsius, Panini, CoinFund )
  • Media (industry and mainstream publications)
  • Students and Academics

Attendees are joining us in NYC from over 30 Countries including:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Estonia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • India
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland

NFT.NYC has now received over 500 speaker applications for its Nov 2 and 3 in-person event.

Today we are announcing the June round of 148 approved speakers.

How are speakers selected?

  • Speakers are chosen for their thought leadership and passion for NFTs
  • Celebrity status is not a criterion
  • Product pitches have not been approved for panels or 10 min talks


Read on to learn about some of our June approved speakers:

Lou Kerner, Partner at Blockchain Coinvestors and CEO at BigToken, is passionate about NFT and crypto community building. …

By Joy Loftus

This Week’s Clubhouse featured voices from five music industry professionals who are deeply involved with NFTs. The five speakers discussed how NFTs are creating value for musicians, fans, and the music industry.

“I’m excited about music being collectible again.”

-Mike Casey, a prolific songwriter, producer, and saxophonist

Mike Casey, saxophonist

Read on to find out more about:

  • The Collaborative Opportunities NFTs create for Musicians
  • NFTs create new Revenue Streams
  • NFTs transform Concerts and Touring

The Collaborative Opportunities NFTs create for Musicians

People are constructing innovative models to tokenize music. These applications are increasing collaborative opportunities for creatives and also generating new revenue streams.


By Joy Loftus

This week’s NFT.NYC Clubhouse featured six thought leaders at the forefront of NFT law.

Read on to find out more about:

  • Proof of Ownership and Copyright
  • Tension between Blockchain Reality and Legal Reality

Proof Of Ownership and Copyright

Audience member and NFT.NYC speaker, Mark Shekleton, asked the lawyers how an NFT creator can legally represent physical asset proof of ownership.

Daniel Payne provided Mark with a model to address this query. He talked about the patent that Nike recently obtained for issuing NFTs that are tied to a corresponding physical pair of sneakers. …

By Joy Loftus

The NFT.NYC Clubhouse returned this Wednesday for an hour-long conversation with five decentralized finance (DeFi) thought leaders.

Read on to find out more about:

  • How DeFi is implementing NFTs
  • DeFi powered NFTs
  • NFTs connect artists and bankers

How DeFi is implementing NFTs

We asked one of our featured speakers, Alex Mashinsky, a seasoned entrepreneur and CEO of Celsius Network, to explain the difference between traditional finance and DeFi in layman’s terms:

“Centralized finance involves having an intermediary — a bank or financial institution — that you trust and that is supposed to act in your best interest but really always acts in…

With a little more than five months to go for NFT.NYC’s third annual in-person event the response we’re receiving continues to grow.

We have now received 300 high-quality speaking applications.

By Joy Loftus

This week’s NFT.NYC Happy Hour Clubhouse included a panel of VC thought leaders who discussed NFTs and industry disruption. The conversation featured a distinguished group of five VC’s who talked about the ways that NFTs are unlocking industry ecosystems with a particular focus on IP and network effects.

Read on to find out more about:

  • NFTs and the Network Effect
  • NFTs in the Music Industry and VIP Experiments
  • NFTs and Intellectual Property

NFTs and the Network Effect

NFTs on open source platforms create a network effect.

David Pakman @pakman, an early stage tech VC with Venrock, described the abundance of digital ecosystems…


Since 2019, NFT.NYC events have hosted thousands of attendees, hundreds of leading speakers and the best NFT projects.

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