Madrid, January 25, 2023. The press room of the Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid has been the setting today for the celebration of the first press conference of the Meta World Congress, which has had the participation of Santiago Álvarez, CEO of Metaverso .pro, Davo Ruiz, CEO of Grupo Oneway, Pilar Sánchez-Bleda, Managing Partner of the Media & Technology department at Auren Spain, and Ángel Niño, councilor for the Delegate Area of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Madrid City Council.
“Directly or indirectly, we are already immersed in a new revolution led by 5G technology, which will be followed by the sixth generation, the metaverse and the web3” recalled Santiago Álvarez, who indicated that all companies and institutions, Directly or indirectly, they are already making a move to adapt to changes in the sector and take advantage of the potential of the virtual world in which we already interact today.
Meta World Congress, the technological event on Metaverse, web 3.0, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality to be held on March 31 and April 1 at La Nave in Madrid, and simultaneously in the metaverses of Uttopion, Legendaryum, Xave World and Evveland , will put its tickets on sale next Monday, January 30 through all the distribution channels of El Corte Inglés.
The organizers indicate that the event will have a large area of exhibitions and immersive activities related to the sector where brands such as Outer Ring, the best blockchain metaverse video game from Nexxyo Labs, Crypto Plaza, the largest Crypto, DeFi and Blockchain community in the south will be present. of Europe, or Belobaba, one of the most important banks in Web3, Bitlab, the largest educational center in web3 among others.
Among many other activities, the event will be the scene of the global launch of the world’s first sensory NFT by OWO, the company from Malaga that recently surprised the world by developing and patenting a haptic jacket that allows you to recreate real physical sensations and feel everything that happens in the metaverse.
In addition, important experts and leaders of the sector, such as Marc Vidal, disseminator on digital transformation and economic analysis, Eneko Knörr, the best ‘business angel’ of ‘startups’ in Spain, Alberto Toribio, specialist in Web3, NFTs and DeFi, or Jesús Sánchez – Bermejo, among others, will share their knowledge and experiences in a large program that will be unveiled in the coming days.
In terms of sustainability, Meta World Congress wants to make clear its commitment to the environment by betting on an event that offsets the carbon footprint generated. To this end, the organizers will have the help of Coorest, which through blockchain technology is capable of offsetting the CO2 footprint from anywhere in the world, leaving an immutable and traceable record.
“We want Meta World Congress to become a bridge between brands, technology companies and investors. A showcase where companies dedicated to web3, metaverse and immersive technology can show the world, year after year, their progress, connect and generate business.” Davo Ruiz has pointed out.
Along these lines, the organizers have announced Metaverso Pro-Day; an event that will be held on March 30 where the best technology projects and Startups will come together with the most important investors, business angels, and companies, in a round of financing of up to 50 MM euros.
Pilar Sánchez-Bleda, has pointed out that “it is time to bet on the Metaverse, promoting projects that need visibility and financing. Auren is committed to providing solutions to these professional agents or players related to the sector at the MetaWorld Congress”, emphasizing that “the Metaverse is changing our way of relating and, above all, the way of doing business”.
For his part, the Councilor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Ángel Niño, applauded the celebration of an event “that brings together and gives visibility to the technologies that already define our present and that will play an essential role in the future of large cities and the society”.
“Madrid, and La Nave in particular, will be the physical settings for conferences that can be followed and experienced throughout the world through the metaverse”, he stated, highlighting the global and accessible vocation of the Meta World Congress. “In-person and virtual attendees will be able to enjoy immersive experiences and learn about the opportunities and challenges of this sector,” he added, ensuring that these conferences “will consolidate our city as a benchmark for technology and innovation in Spain and in Europe”.