Consensus 2018 NYC Preview
CoinDesk is presenting 4th annual blockchain technology summit, May 14–16, 2018, at the New York Hilton Midtown. Professionals from leading industry startups, investment firms, fi nancial services giants, global brands, academic institutions and policy groups will return to New York to discuss the evolving real-world applications of blockchain technology.
(source event prospectus)
Over 4,500 attendees are going to be a part of it including the big companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Procter & Gamble, and Siemens, huge investors like CME Ventures, banks such as AMRO, ABN, Scotiabank, and Citi, and accountancy firms like EY, KPMG, and PWC.
Among the long list of crypto sponsors are Ledger, Ark, SONM, NEM, VeChain, Ripple, Changelly, ShapeShift, ZCash, Dash, Kraken, ICON, Lisk, and many more.
The event of 2017 resulted in the gain of 26 percent in the total market cap in comparison to 2016’s small 2.7 percent. On the evening of the event, the bitcoin price surged to $10,000 and triggered the bull run of June. (Source coingape.com)
The ticket prices to this event range from $999 for a student to $2,499 for an enterprise (per person).
“Consensus 2018 will feature 250+ speakers and 4,000+ attendees from the leading industry startups, investors, financial institutions, enterprise tech leaders, and academic and policy groups who are building the foundations of the blockchain and digital currency economy.”