Blockchain and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are changing the world at an ever-increasing pace.
With the advent of Bitcoin, the blockchain was introduced to the world.
The blockchain is often considered to be one of the most significant tech findings of the 21st century.
To educate, collaborate, and involve the masses about the latest trends in this cryptocurrency and blockchain space, many events get organized every year.
Typically the agenda of such events is to explore opportunities and discuss various use cases across different industry verticals. Such events also give a platform for cryptocurrency and blockchain industry leaders to meet up and exchange ideas.
These events are also for blockchainers and cryptocurrency enthusiasts like us where we can give ourselves the first-hand experience of witnessing the latest trends of this industry.
So if you want to meet and collaborate with keynote speakers and professional of this industry, blockchain and cryptocurrency conferences are the place to be.
That’s why I have made a list of what I think are the hottest conferences to go to in 2018.
Top 10 Upcoming Blockchain Events/Conferences
Delhi, India – February 20-21, 2018
This is Blackarrow’s Blockchain conference of 2018, India.
It will welcome blockchain and crypto experts from countries like Germany, England, Austria, Poland, India, Slovakia, and the Netherlands.
They will discuss Blockchain solutions for India in a number of business sectors including banking, finance, retail, insurance, healthcare, and governance. Also how blockchain can be used for payments, recordkeeping, data security, land ownership records, e-governance and much more along with implementation challenges in India.
If you want to learn the ins and outs of the blockchain and crypto-space, then this should be your go-to conference.
Each day, the conference will end with networking opportunities accompanied by evening drinks.
Johannesburg, South Africa – March 08-09, 2018
South Africa is gearing up for its fourth annual Blockchain conference.
There they aim to discuss various blockchain usecases for settlements, KYC, AML, blockchain as a service and identity management etc.
The speakers also will shed light on technological barriers of using blockchain tech along with its regulatory scenario so that South Africa can also benefit from it.
So if you are interested hurry up and book your early bird ticket now!!
Tallinn, Estonia – March 22, 2018
Let me tell you, this is going to be one of the coolest conferences of the year.
If you miss this, you will be missing the opportunity to listen and network with some seriously big experts of the blockchain industry sharing their experience of implementing blockchains within governmental institutions, banking systems, trading, media, healthcare, and other various sectors.
The conference will also discuss how Estonia can benefit by applying blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.
The official language of the conference is English.
There is an early bird discount available for those who want to book a ticket now.
Dubai, UAE – March 2018
Keynote Events presents World Blockchain Forum – Investments & ICOs. It will definitely be one of the hottest cryptocurrency conferences of the 2018 year.
The event is for serious people working in the blockchain and cryptocurrency worlds.
The agenda for this event is two days of non-stop, thought-provoking speeches about blockchains and disruptive technologies. If you attend, you will hear from big shots of the industry about the latest and hottest new things happening in the crypto-currency/blockchain community.
This event calls some notable big names such Vinny Lingham (Founder CIVIC) and Jeremy Gardner (founder of Augur), and many more.
Hamburg, Germany – May 3rd -June 1st, 2018
Cost: Coming Soon
Unchain is a 2-day long cryptocurrency and blockchain event coming up in Germany in mid-2018. It will be featuring more than 20 notable blockchain, cryptocurrency and Bitcoin experts & entrepreneurs from around the world. (See speakers list here)
The organizers are saying that it is more than just another conference instead it is an endeavor to connect Bitcoin and blockchain expert to German companies because after new economy will be built on the blockchain.
If you are someone who is interested in listening thoughts on blockchain technology, development, business opportunities, real-world examples, cryptocurrencies and investments and its impacts on legislation, politics, and society as a whole than this event is for you.
Completed Blockchain-Bitcoin Conferences:
Atlantis Hotel, The Palm Jumeira, Dubai -January 08, 2018
This event welcomes you to the Middle East largest gathering of ICO’s and Blockchain freaks from more than 12 countries including United States, United Kingdom, and Russia. DIBS is an opportunity to showcase and discuss the recent and upcoming Blockchain technologies and upcoming ICO’s.
Available now a limited time (and quantity) early bird offer sale on all tickets. Register now and get tickets while still available. The ticket gives you full access to the exhibition, conference and to our after party!
Also, Sponsors can take advantage of a variety of our sponsorship opportunities. As a sponsor, you get to have your own stand in the exhibition as well as speaking time in the conference. Your organization will too benefit from huge exposure to media coverage in addition to large projectors & banners in the exhibition hall and conference hall.
Miami, USA -January 18-19, 2018
This a nice opportunity for blockchain and crypto enthusiasts from West (and the rest of the world!) to meet and network with blockchain and cryptocurrency influencers.
The highlights of the conference will be thought-provoking speeches about Blockchain and disruptive technologies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, ICOs, token sale mechanics, investing, regulations along with hottest ICOs plus the innovation around them.
London, UK – January 19-26, 2018
Unlike regular conferences that are 1-3 days long, this will be a 7-day long blockchain festival, which will be kicked-off by a 3-day hackathon. It will then be followed by a blockchain conference and expo of 2 days, and then 2 more days of blockchain workshops and partner events.
Here you will get the opportunity to collaborate with various experts and listen to over 70 speakers from various sectors and applications of the blockchain industry.
Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand -January 15-19, 2018
This event is one of its kind.
If you are a blockchain/crypto lover plus if you like cruise then this event is for you.
It will be a blockchain cruise conference where industry leaders from Blockchain and crypto space will discuss blockchain applications for real estate, logistics, and government sectors. They will also talk about Ethereum’s future, ICOs, trading and investing in altcoins.
You will be able to witness panel discussions, lectures, and documentaries on the latest trends in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies simultaneously enjoy the awesome cruise.
Dallas, USA – February 16-18, 2018
If you are real crypto enthusiasts and want to know more about Bitcoin, Ethereum, DASH, Litecoin then this super conference is for you.
Industry leaders would be talking about money, payments, land records, digital identity, banking, medical and much more in this conference.
Some of the notable speakers of this event are Tim Draper, John McAfee, and Eric Voorhees.
The Top 10 Blockchain Events 2018-2019
Let us know which event(s) you are planning on attending. Do you know some other events and conferences that we can add to this list? Let me hear your thoughts in the comments!!
Disclaimer: I have collected this list of events and conferences from their official websites. These conferences and events are not meant to be in any way investment advice or even speculations. The sole purpose of such events is marketing, networking, and education. If you do any investment after attending such events, please do it at your own risk, and always do your due diligence.
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