NEXT BLOCK, one of the pioneering crypto and blockchain conferences coming out of Eastern Europe turned towards Asia in its latest iteration, held between June 25 - 26, 2019 in Bangkok Thailand, at the W Bangkok Hotel.
The conference saw attendees, speakers, and panelists from around the world and was sponsored by names such as Investing.com, Panxora, BitAsset, TapJets, with support from Letgertech, K-Tune Sagl, Cryptovest.com, CoinAdmin and Tal Ron, Drihem & Co and others.
Kicking off with a private pre-party at Marcel, NEXT BLOCK ASIA gave investors and startups space to connect over refined drinks in a night of networking. The first day, termed the Blockchain & Crypto Day included keynote speeches, panel discussions surrounding topics such as Evolution of Crypto Markets - Role of IEOs and Futures Contracts, Opportunities & Hurdles in the Complete Tokenization of Securities, Will Bitcoin Continue to be the Poster Coin for Crypto or Will Others Eventually Overtake it.
Speaking on the future of Bitcoin, panelists, including Herbert R. Sim, highlighted the return of positive sentiment and validation of Bitcoin’s legitimacy in light of recent price movements and market dynamics. The panelists agreed that Bitcoin’s rise will likely see it cross previous highs this time. The first day ended with an open invite to a networking dinner at the Yao rooftop bar.
The second day, for Forex, CFDs and Affiliates, started with a Muay Thai show and went towards panels and talks focused on the world of traditional finance, brokerages and how stakeholders can bridge the gap between crypto and finance.
Both conference days were accompanied with a 5-star lunch and the final day closed with an epic After-party co-organized by Fashion TV at the Club at Koi, where attendees were greeted with TapJets branded welcome drinks, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres while enjoying DJ’s inimitable style of music that made attendees dance the night away.
Finally, on day three, June 27, there was an optional invitation for attendees to join a Cultural Day tour, which took them on bikes across the heart of Bangkok and culminated in a local lunch and boat trip.
All in all, the conference was a huge success, successfully bringing key people and advocates from both the crypto and traditional finance space. Pls check NEXT BLOCK ASIA summary video for highlights, and check out the photo-report and let the pictures tell a thousand words.