Money2020 Conference to be held in Vegas with Cointelegraph as the official media sponsor

The annual Money2020 conference in Las Vegas is going all out for Bitcoin at this year’s event in November and Cointelegraph is proud to be an official media sponsor of the event.

Organizers recently announced a (Bit)coinWorld platform for participants to discuss the currency. Money2020 brings together big players from the tech, marketing, retail and finance industries every year to talk about innovation in money. Their conference in Las Vegas draws thousands of participants.

“At Money2020, we're big supporters of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin. We believe the underlying distributed payment protocols hold incredible disruptive technological potential on a global basis. [...] “We also believe that based on the value and utility of crypto-currencies as well as the investment in and incredible brainpower that's building out the infrastructure, protocols like Bitcoin are heading towards the tipping point of a network effect."

The goals of (Bit)coinWorld are three-fold:

  • To create a dedicated agenda track to include extensive coverage of distributed payment protocols and crypto currencies;
  • To increase exhibitor and sponsor presence, showcasing the latest organizations and innovations;
  • To introduce targeted networking events designed to connect critical stakeholders and industry participants.

Money20/20 has set up a whole new standard for events in just 2 years. It covers the evolution of Commerce at the crossroads of Payments & Financial Services with Retail, Mobile, Data, Marketing Services and Technology. For 2014, Money20/20 is raising the bar again. The upcoming conference is expecting over 6,500 attendees, including Fortune 500 CEOs from over 50 countries and 2,000 companies.

Money20/20 brings together an international community of leaders who are completely changing the way businesses and consumers spend and borrow money. The event is meant to explore the macro trends that shaping the core thread of innovations, including platform connectivity and interoperability, mobile internet, and consumer empowerment.

"At Money20/20, everyone benefits from rich, in-person interactions spanning 5 days packed with comprehensive content, wide-ranging exhibits and extensive networking opportunities. Money20/20 is the largest worldwide gathering of innovators in the evolution of commerce and the concurrent ongoing digitization of money. Whether you’re a Start-Up or an Established Solutions Provider, you’ll meet existing and potential customers, partners, distributors, investors and vendors, and have the opportunity to showcase your products and services in front of the largest relevant audience in the industry."

Companies of all shapes and sizes are invited to attend the Money20/20 Conference. Whether you operate internationally or domestically, the evolution of money is an international trend and "the Money20/20 Conference is your passport to the world of innovation".

The speakers

Each and every aspect of how businesses and individuals spend, manage and borrow money is undergoing a transformation. At the core of this major change is the evolution of financial services and payments based on unsettling innovation in commerce at the fork of important trends that include marketing services, retail, mobile, data and technology. The Money20/20 program will feature over 400 speakers and 100 sessions.

- Mr. Mclnerney, president of Visa