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Blockchain festivals and conferences have increased in popularity ever since the market cap of cryptocurrencies rose astronomically in value. This phenomenon has attracted millions of new investors and curious individuals looking to learn more about the blockchain. These events invite influential speakers and successful entrepreneurs in the field promoting their vision and how they think Blockchain festivals and conferences have increased in popularity ever since the market cap of cryptocurrencies rose astronomically in value.
One of the keys to a cryptocurrencies success is building a proactive community promoting the project aside from coders working on the actual product. Blockchain festivals and conferences organized or sponsored by blockchain projects have become a must do if they want to attract investors, and promote their brands.
Kyber Network and Huobi Pro will be hosting a blockchain festival in Vietnam May 24th-25th.
Kyber, an ERC20 powered token is a decentralized exchange for cryptocurrencies and digital assets performing trades via the blockchain.
The goal of the festival is to bring people from the industry together in the picturesque Ho Chi Minh city and engage attendees with speakers in a multi-language environment. Projects are able to win free blockchain consultation and students and professors are able to apply for free tickets as well as seek job opportunities in the blockchain world.
Airdrops, interactive passport mini-games, and valuable information about future projects set this conference apart from the rest.
NEO hosted a devcon back in January in San Francisco and the Ethereal summit in NYC hosted by Consesys, which uses the Ethereum network for their consulting work, had incredible outcomes amongst attendees.
South East Asian, South American and African countries have big economic, hyperinflation, and geopolitical issues. The former region has seen 70% of its population unbaked. Bitcoin, OmiseGo, and other major cryptocurrencies can help boost the economy and help the quality of life of the people in the region. Hosting blockchain festivals and conferences in those areas of the world is important to raise awareness about the problem and solution they are working with and how they can take advantage of this technological advancement. This can help leapfrog the citizens that need a boost the most to a better, stabler, and safer quality of life.
More blockchain projects should look for ways to impact these areas of the world just like Kyber, OmiseGo and Huobi are doing, bringing awareness to the region and solutions to longtime corruption problems.
Which blockchain festival are you looking forward the most?
Originally published at ebitnews.com on April 26, 2018.