Bitcoin Amsterdam is returning to the Netherlands in 2023 after a successful inaugural event in 2022. The 2022 event was one of the largest European Bitcoin gathering, with almost 3,000 attendees and 126 speakers from across Europe and beyond. Held from October 12th to 14th at the Westergas Event Forum, it offered six on-site locations and three stages. The mission continues to promote global hyperbitcoinization and elevate the European Bitcoin community on the global stage. Decripto.org will also be media partner of the manifestation.
Why attend the event
Bitcoin Amsterdam brings the European Bitcoin community to the global stage and will be a great opportunity to learn, engage, and party with other Bitcoiners. The event offers:
- Education: Attendees can choose to either grasp the fundamentals of Bitcoin or delve deep into the current state of the ecosystem with insights from industry experts.
- Network and Connect: It’s a unique opportunity to establish valuable connections with fellow Bitcoin enthusiasts, entrepreneurs, and developers who share a commitment to advancing Bitcoin.
- Prepare for the Future: Gain knowledge about how to prepare for the upcoming Bitcoin halving, equipping you with the confidence to navigate the ever-evolving Bitcoin landscape.
There will be speakers from all over Europe, you can find the list of announced speakers so far here and below a short list of them.
- Stella Assange, Wife of Julian Assange
- Adam Back, Co-founder & CEO, Blockstream
- David Bailey, Co-founder & CEO, BTC Inc.
- Robert Breedlove, Host, What is Money Show
- Will Casarin, Founder, Nostr, Damus Inc.
- John Carvalho, CEO, Synonym
- Christian Decker, Engineering Lead, Blockstream
- Pablo Fernandez, Founder, Sanity Island Inc.
- Dylan Leclair, Head of Market Research, Bitcoin Magazine
- Willem Middelkoop, Founder & CEO, Commodity Discovery Fund
And many more to come.
The event will offer participants various experiences, including:
- Interactive Art: Explore a diverse art gallery showcasing interactive digital installations and physical art pieces available for purchase.
- Content Stages: Immerse yourself in two full days of insights from leading industry experts through keynotes, interactive workshops, and live podcasts.
- Lightning Enabled: This event fully embraces Lightning, enabling you to use your satoshis for transactions and participate in unique Lightning activations.
- Networking: Enjoy networking lounges and food courts, designed to facilitate connections, learning, and a great time in Amsterdam.
The event has also released the official app, you can find it at this link.
Bitcoin Amsterdam is divided in three parts:
Main Stages: Bitcoin Amsterdam will be held at Westergas, situated in the Westerpark neighborhood. Multiple stages will host a range of content, from workshops to keynote addresses, all focused on educating and celebrating the sound money revolution.
Expo Hall: The Bitcoin Amsterdam Expo Hall, located in the WESTERUNIE building, will host over 30 booths representing top Bitcoin companies from Europe and beyond. Attendees can visit these booths to engage in discussions or enjoy refreshments from various vendors.
Westerpark Campus: This vibrant neighborhood offers a diverse array of independent shops, traditional street markets, contemporary restaurants, and classic brown cafés. It’s an ideal place to unwind with a beer and celebrate Europe’s largest Bitcoin event alongside your fellow Bitcoin enthusiasts.
The experience for business
Bitcoin Amsterdam offers benefits for all business types. Develop new customers, gain insights, forge partnerships, and stay ahead in the ever-evolving digital asset landscape. The areas that will be covered are numerous:
CORPORATE ADOPTION & TREASURY: If you’re interested in incorporating Bitcoin into your corporate treasury, integrating Bitcoin payments, or streamlining remittances, Bitcoin Amsterdam provides unparalleled access to the resources needed for success.
BANKING, PAYMENTS & FINTECH: Join the forefront of innovation in the financial industry, boost brand exposure, create partnerships, and seize opportunities. Engage in the convergence of ideas shaping the future of banking, payments, and fintech with forward-thinking financial institutions.
NON-BITCOIN COMPANIES: Introduce your brand to a new audience, explore payment and remittance options, partner with Bitcoin-related startups, and network with industry experts. Prepare for logistical, legal, and regulatory considerations when working with Bitcoin.
LEGAL, ACCOUNTING & REGULATORY: The rise of digital assets raises questions about their impact on legal, accounting, and regulatory fields. Connect with top professionals shaping these landscapes in the digital asset arena.
MINING & ENERGY: Stay up-to-date on clean, efficient, and profitable Bitcoin mining practices. Discover how mining adds value to stranded energy, improves efficiency, and enhances affordability for energy producers.
EXCHANGES, TRADING & INFRASTRUCTURE: Boost brand recognition, network with partners, gain customer insights, and expand your exchange, trading, or infrastructure business. Collaborate with industry leaders to optimize operations, risk management, and compliance for Bitcoin users and companies.
Tickets are available at this link. You can save 10% if the payment is made with Bitcoin; there will be 2 kind of tickets: “General Admission” and “Whale Pass”. Each ticket will grant access to different privileges based on individual needs.