As technology advances, the metaverse is becoming an increasingly tangible reality and a number of online events are being held to celebrate its growing presence in our lives.
Below, we describe some of the most prominent metaverse events around the world:
Burning Man Metaverse: Burning Man is an annual festival that takes place in the Nevada desert in the United States. In 2020, due to the pandemic, the festival moved to the metaverse. The online experience allowed participants to explore the virtual world and connect with other attendees from around the world. There was live music, 3D art and virtual fireworks.
Virtual Blockchain Week: Blockchain is an emerging technology that is increasingly being used in the world of finance and technology. Virtual Blockchain Week is an annual event that brings together blockchain experts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in the technology. In 2020, the event was held entirely online and was attended by more than 10,000 participants.
Hong Kong Toy Fair: The Hong Kong Toy Fair is an annual event that attracts thousands of toy buyers from around the world. In 2021, due to travel restrictions, the event was held online in the metaverse. Attendees were able to explore virtual booths, view 3D toy demonstrations and connect with other attendees.
Metaverse Weekly: Metaverse Weekly is a weekly online event that brings together metaverse experts and enthusiasts from around the world to discuss the latest developments in technology. The event takes place in several different virtual worlds and allows participants to experience and explore the metaverse.
Metaverse Fashion Week: Metaverse Fashion Week is an event that brings together designers, models and fashion enthusiasts from around the world. Attendees can watch virtual 3D fashion shows, interact with designers and models, and experience fashion in a whole new way.
Oculus Developer Conference: Oculus is one of the leading companies in the virtual reality space and hosts an annual developer conference in the metaverse. Developers can learn about the latest technologies and trends in the world of virtual reality, connect with other developers and present their own projects.
LaLigaLand: In LaLigaLand there have been several events that have had a great impact such as the Chinese New Year or the Football World Cup 2022. Those who purchased the Season Pass were able to enjoy exclusive airdrops from the events.
As for the number of people attending these events, it varies depending on the event itself. Some events have a global reach and can attract thousands of attendees from all over the world, while others are smaller and focus on more specific audiences. What is clear, however, is that the trend towards metaverse and online events is constantly growing and, over time, is expected to attract an increasing number of participants.