The Bitcoin 2020 conference is officially moving to April 30–May 1 in sunny Los Angeles, California, with Nick Szabo and Tony Hawk headlining! Bitcoin 2020 ticket holders are eligible to either transfer their tickets directly to 2021 or request a full refund. More details are available at the bottom of this article.
Our Bitcoin 2020 event scheduled for March was on track to be the largest Bitcoin conference in history. By mid-February, over 2,000 people had registered and we were on pace to host nearly 4,000 people at SVN West in San Francisco. 100+ speakers, 50+ media outlets and 75+ of the best companies in the space were set to celebrate with us.
We had lined up a ton of exciting activations and unique experiences for attendees, including a bitcoin-enabled rooftop beer garden, a block party that occupied the adjoining street, an art gallery, a Lightning-powered arcade, live music, a swag and hardware store, and a half-pipe for the legendary Tony Hawk to shred. Bitcoin 2020 was going to be more than a conference — it was a vehicle that was going to mobilize the Bitcoin community, bring us together and “Make Bitcoin Fun Again.”
Then, COVID-19 happened.
Like many events across the globe, Bitcoin 2020 had to be postponed due to governmental restrictions. We did not want to risk the safety of attendees or make any sacrifices to the atmosphere of the event, so we were forced to reschedule. No one was more disappointed than we were that we had to postpone the event.
Though we wanted to reschedule Bitcoin 2020 for a September 2020 date in San Francisco, space capacity limitations, gray areas of international travel restrictions and a lack of clarity from the City of San Francisco have made it impossible to host the celebration of Bitcoin that we were envisioning.
Fortunately, we are now in a position to create an even bigger, more action-packed, collaborative and momentum-driving event.
With that in mind, we are thrilled to announce Bitcoin 2021 in Los…