Organisers of cryptocurrency and blockchain events.

Bitcoin Events is the first an largest events company to host world-class bitcoin and blockchain conferences in Africa, since 2015. To date, we’ve hosted seven highly successful Blockchain Africa Conferences in Cape Town, Johannesburg and the most recent edition, online. Our second event is the annual Crypto Fest. The first edition was hosted in Cape Town in 2019 and online in 2020. The DeFi Conference is our third event, which is hosted online since 2020. We have attracted some of the biggest speakers in the industry and over 10,000 attendees from more than 160 countries attend our events.



Don’t miss our exciting cryptocurrency and blockchain events coming up in 2021!

Blockchain Africa Conference 2022

Since 2015, Bitcoin Events’ annual Blockchain Africa Conferences have been the first of their kind in Africa and have brought together some of the top thought leaders from across the globe.

About 7000 delegates from over 160 countries and 250 speakers have attended our previous seven conferences hosted in Johannesburg and Cape Town in South Africa and most recently, online.

Join us at this 8th edition in Johannesburg, South Africa and learn what the latest trends and developments are in the blockchain and cryptocurrency eco-system.

Crypto Fest 2021

Bitcoin Events’ popular Crypto Fest is back for its third edition on 29 October 2021 and once again will include controversial speakers and discussions. The event will be a festive gathering of 500+ attendees, uniting entrepreneurs, traders, investors, developers, industry enthusiasts, among others, with a jam-packed day with exciting keynotes, workshops, presentations, contentious topics, product exhibitions, competitions and entertainment.

The event provides for plenty of engagement and networking opportunities with well-known speakers and thought leaders who will showcase real-world applications on how cryptocurrencies is being used globally.

Don’t miss it!


Our speakers include industry leaders and visionaries who have helped shape blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

Jack Lu

Jack Lu (Keynote)

Founder and CEO of Wanchain

Artur Schaback (Keynote)

COO and Co-founder of Paxful
Alex Mashinsky

Alex Mashinsky

Founder and CEO of the Celsius Network

Tanya Knowles

Country Manager of Binance South Africa
Richard de Sousa

Richard de Sousa

Founder and CEO of AltCoinTrader

Chris Becker

Blockchain Lead at Investec Private Banking

Tone Vays

Content Creator, Derivatives Trader and Consultant

Anna Wood (Keynote)

Marketing and Training Executive at Silgonex

Brian Behlendorf

Executive Director of Hyperledger Project

Stefan Thomas

Chief Technology Officer at Ripple

Marcus Swanepoel

Co-Founder and CEO of Luno

Lorien Gamaroff

Founder/CEO of Bankymoon and Co-founder/CEO of Centbee

Brock Pierce

Co-Founder and Managing Partner Blockchain Capital

Beverley Schäfer

Ex-Western Cape Minister for Economic Opportunities

Helen Zille

Ex-Premier of the Western Cape

Andreas M. Antonopoulos

Entrepreneur, Author and Security Expert

Vinny Lingham

Co-founder and CEO of

Michelle Chivunga

Founder/CEO & Investor at Global Policy House, Senior Advisor to Government of Bermuda, African Union, British Blockchain & Fintech4Good Lead for Africa

Ray Youssef

CEO and Co-Founder of Paxful

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