Organizers of Bitcoin 2021 that lured 12,000+ to Wynwood in June for the “world’s largest Bitcoin conference” announced the conference is returning to the Miami area next year – with EVN bigger plans for the Capital of Crypto.
Bitcoin 2022 will be held April 6-9 at the Miami Beach Convention Center and organizers are predicting attendance of more than 35,000 people.
Next year’s conference will add a one-day festival celebrating Bitcoin with music, art and other entertainment; the Sound Money Fest will be on the fourth day. The conference will start with an Industry Day for Whales, as it did this year, followed by two days of the main conference on April 7-8, with organizers predicting 300 speakers. Early bird general admission passes currently start at $349, rising to $399 tomorrow.
With 12,000 attendees packed into the Mana Wynwood Convention Center in June, Jack Dorsey, Michael Saylor, the Winklevosses, Anthony Pompliano, Tony Hawk, Indy Car execs and sports and entertainment celebrities all sang the praises of the digital currency with the aim of promoting widespread adoption.
Along with founders, developers, miners, institutional investors, politicians and even Mr. Wonderful, speakers also highlighted significant progress on many fronts. The conference ended with some big news: El Salvador was set to introduce legislation that would make it the world’s first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender, alongside the U.S. dollar. The 2021 conference also attracted a number of satellite events.
The 2021 conference also attracted a number of satellite events, and in the week running up to the conference and after the conference, Blockchain,com, Borderless Capital, eToro, FTX and BlockTower all announced headquarter relocations, new offices or expansions in the Magic City, responding to Miami Mayor Francis Suarez’s campaign to develop the city into a crypto hub.
READ COVERAGE OF BITCOIN 2021 ON REFRESH:
- Bitcoin 2021 ends with big news: El Salvador moves to adapt Bitcoin as legal tender
- Jack Dorey: ‘Bitcoin changes absolutely everything’
- Laser eyes on Miami: Will the city become the capital of crypto?
eMerge Americas, which is April 18-19 and will kick off Miami Tech Week, also has said it will have a focus on crypto and blockchain innovation, as well as relevant verticals such as fintech and healthtech. Those who can’t get enough crypto knowledge and networking can apparently also attend the North American Bitcoin Conference in January and The Blockchain Event in February without leaving South Florida.
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