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Less than a Month Away: Bitcoin Takes on NYC

Op-ed - Less than a Month Away: Bitcoin Takes on NYC

In less than a month, Mediabistro will return to New York to host the second New York City Inside Bitcoins Conference at the Javits Convention Center. Whereas last July, the Inside Bitcoins Conference drew in several hundred attendees, the April 7-8 conference is expected to draw over 4,000 attendees. In addition to the slate of over 50 speakers, the conference will also feature a Bitcoin Trading Café for a Satoshi Square like experience for attendees. Keynotes for this year’s conference include Jeremy Allaire of Circle and Nicolas Cary of

The conference is set to take place on the tails of the New York State Department’s announcement of its consideration of permitting regulated Bitcoin and virtual exchanges in New York. NYSDFS superintendent Benjamin Lawsky has taken a further interest in Bitcoin and digital currencies, especially following the NY hearings this past January. Following last year’s Inside Bitcoins Conference in July 2013, the NYC Bitcoin Center also launched to transition the tri-state area into a Bitcoin hub. Who knows what will transpire in 2014 as Bitcoin continues to grow in prominence.

Mediabistro issued the following press release:

Mediabistro’s Inside Bitcoins Heads to NYC in Less Than a Month – Get 15 OFF

After thousands gathered at Inside Bitcoins in Berlin, Germany on February 12-13, this innovative Bitcoin event is returning toNew York City on April 7-8 at the Javits Convention Center.

“Inside Bitcoins has become the largest trade show for virtual currency worldwide and the New York City event in April should be the single largest Bitcoin conference that has taken place anywhere” stated Alan M. Meckler, Chairman and CEO of Mediabistro. “The New York City Inside Bitcoins conference will have over50 speakers and will include Jeremy Allaire and Nicolas Cary as keynoters. In addition we expect over 40 organizations to exhibit and over 4,000 attendees.”

With “Satoshi Square” events popping up worldwide, Inside Bitcoins is excited to announce the addition of a special space,Bitcoins Trading Café, in the middle of the trade show floor where attendees can meet in a comfortable café setting to buy and sell Bitcoins. In addition to trading, this space will allow Bitcoin enthusiasts to network, relax, and discuss the cryptocurrency.

We’re excited to have partnered with Inside Bitcoins NYC to offer 15 OFF full conference passes with code MAG15. Plus, if you register before March 19, you’ll save an additional $400 with early bird prices –Register now!

Mediabistro will soon announcefirm dates for additional events taking place in 2014 in Hong Kong, China; London, England; and Las Vegas, Nevada.