Recap: aelf at NFT Paris 2024

A week-long of fun, NFT insights and meaningful connections



It’s been a spectacular week in the City of Light where we were a Gold sponsor at NFT Paris 2024 and hosted 2 side events, which saw more than 10,000 attendees and more than 600 Proof of Attendance (POA) NFTs minted. If you attended one of the 3 events, you would have been part of one of our 11 raffle draws, claimed an exclusive POA NFT and redeemed your exclusive aelf swag. Let’s delve into the waves that aelf made in Paris!

Blockchain Brews & Bits: A Web3 Gaming Happy Hour 🕹️

At the start of NFT Paris week, we had the pleasure of co-hosting the Blockchain Brews & Bits: A Web3 Gaming Happy Hour 🕹️ held at The Sandbox’s office on February, 21st. This event provided a splendid opportunity for attendees to mingle with leading figures in the Web3 gaming domain, fostering genuine connections in an atmosphere free from the usual conference distractions of panels and speeches.

Attendees were treated to an exquisite selection of finger foods, embracing the quintessential Parisian fare of cheese and wine, complemented by a variety of beverages. The evening was marked by an air of excitement and the spirit of collaboration, setting a high bar for the rest of the week’s activities.

BGA x aelf Connects Paris

The BGA x aelf Connects Paris, co-hosted with the Blockchain Game Alliance, was a day-long gathering on February 22nd that attracted NFT enthusiasts, game developers, and industry leaders. The event also attracted big Web3 players like Animoca Brands, Aavegotchi, The Sandbox and many other drivers of the space.

The event buzzed with excitement as attendees from across the globe converged in the heart of Paris to celebrate the intersection of blockchain technology and gaming. Throughout the day, passionate discussions, pitching sessions, and thought-provoking panels ignited sparks of creativity and innovation, shaping the future of the gaming industry.

Credit: Blockchain Gaming Alliance

Our Senior Unity Engineer, Zhi Feng, participated in the panel discussion “Will Players Finally Catch the Web3 Buzz in 2024?” which explored the potential for players to embrace Web3 gaming in 2024 while Linda Ang, our Head of Strategy, delved into the key success factors for Web3 gaming during her panel discussion titled “Ingredients of Success for Web3 Gaming”.

Exclusive cocktail event for BGA members

The event culminated in a networking cocktail from 6–10 pm, exclusively for BGA members, fostering connections and discussions in an informal setting. Beyond gaming, this day epitomised a jubilant celebration of the boundless spirit, innovation, and collective vision driving the future of Web3 gaming.

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“Inside the Mind of a Web3 Gamer” panel discussion at NFT Paris 2024

Once again, our Head of Strategy, Linda Ang, took centre stage at the Main Stage for an exhilarating panel titled “Inside the Mind of a Web3 Gamer”, where she deep-dived into the psyche and motivations of Web3 gamers and the impact of NFTs and blockchain on the future of gaming. Watch the full panel here.

aelf booth at NFT Paris 2024

More than 2,000 attendees of NFT Paris 2024 stopped by our aelf booth to snag some aelf swag by downloading the Portkey wallet and claiming our exclusive aelf in Paris Proof of Attendance NFT, but the star activity at our booth was our hourly ELF raffle draws!

ELF raffle draw in progress at NFT Paris 2024

With an electrifying turnout of over 600 participants across 11 raffle draws, the excitement was palpable as 33 lucky winners claimed their share of the 550 ELF prize pool. Huge congratulations to our fortunate aelfies!

Raffle winners at NFT Paris 2024

Don’t worry if you missed out this time — there’s always another shot at winning big at our next global event in the USA. Keep those eyes peeled on our social media channels for more details to come!

Towards a Vibrant NFT Landscape on aelf

aelf’s dynamic participation in two side events and NFT Paris 2024 marked a significant milestone in our journey through the Web3 and NFT landscape. From the vibrant Blockchain Brews & Bits: A Web3 Gaming Happy Hour to the insightful BGA x aelf Connects Paris event, we’ve fostered invaluable connections, shared knowledge, and celebrated the burgeoning potential of Web3 gaming. As a Gold sponsor at NFT Paris 2024, aelf showcased our cutting-edge blockchain solutions and engaged with the community through thought-provoking discussions and interactive campaigns. They say all good things must come to an end so Adieu Paris, but it’s not the end — we’re moving forward to the next phase: NFT innovation on the aelf blockchain.

About aelf

aelf, a high-performance Layer 1 featuring multi-sidechain technology for unlimited scalability. aelf blockchain is designed to power the development of Web3 and support its continuous advancement into the future. Founded in 2017 with its global hub based in Singapore, aelf is one of the pioneers of the mainchain-sidechain architecture concept. Incorporating key foundational components, including AEDPoS, aelf’s variation of a Delegated Proof-of-Stake (DPoS) consensus protocol; parallel processing; peer-to-peer (P2P) network communication; cross-chain bridges, and a dynamic side chain indexing mechanism, aelf delivers a highly efficient, safe, and modular ecosystem with high throughput, scalability, and interoperability.

aelf facilitates the building, integrating, and deploying of smart contracts and decentralised apps (dApps) on its blockchain with its native C# software development kit (SDK) and SDKs in other languages, including Java, JS, Python, and Go. aelf’s ecosystem also houses a range of dApps to support a flourishing blockchain network. aelf is committed to fostering innovation within its ecosystem and remains dedicated to driving the development of Web3 and the adoption of blockchain technology.

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