cryptocurrency south africa

7 September 2019 | Shimmy Beach Club, Cape Town


This is the first event of its kind in South Africa. Cryptocurrencies are a disruptive innovation, and with the interest and prices of several cryptocurrencies steadily soaring, this is an event not to be missed!

What’s included?

  • Networking with fellow enthusiasts and experts
  • Learning about the latest trends from global crypto experts!
  • Amazing venue on the beach overlooking the ocean
  • After party with DJ, The God Fathers
  • Crypto competitions and giveaways
  • Crypto Battle Arenas with controversial topics – bring your popcorn!
  • A pair of crypto themed socks!

Don’t miss it!

Immersive, Interactive, Innovative

This one-day event will be moving away from the traditional conference and exhibition model, to a ground-breaking festival of engaging, thought-provoking and quality content on three stages, focusing on cryptocurrency investments, trading, and payments. The event will drive meaningful discussions and debates on how to accelerate global adoption of cryptocurrencies and to explore the many opportunities that exist.

The event will provide attendees with an immersive experience, plenty of engagement with well-known speakers and thought leaders, fantastic networking opportunities and showcase the real-world applications on how this technology is being used globally.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear speakers debate highly contentious and emotive topics in the Crypto Battle Arena, enter competitions to win some amazing crypto prizes, receive a crypto branded pair of socks and enjoy networking opportunities at the after party!



Become a sponsor and gain exposure for your product and services with investors, traders, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and innovators.


Exhibit and connect with potential customers and partners. Increase awareness of your company and attract new business.

Media Sponsor

Join other leading technology and cryptocurrency media to be informed of the latest cryptocurrency trends, topics and announcements.


Gain an introductory knowledge of trading and investment of cryptocurrencies, what the opportunities are and the various types of exchanges and wallets that exist.


Network with more than 200 of the industry’s most progressive professionals across sectors such as finance, investment, trading, funds, legal, venture capital and more.


Meet some of the companies building services and products using cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology first-hand and have an opportunity to partner with them.

Latest Trends

Hear about the latest trends and developments regarding crypto adoption, investment, trading platforms, security, liquidity, scalability, tokenisation of assets, regulation, privacy coins, payments and the future of finance.

Thought Leaders

Hear from global innovators, prominent leaders and game changers representing exchanges, investment and trading firms, regulatory organisations, disruptive startups and business professionals.






Our global speakers are well-known thought leaders and experts in the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology space.

Richard de Sousa

Richard de Sousa

Founder of AltCoinTrader
Martin Harris

Martin Harris

Trader and Market Analyst at IG
Khaya Maloney

Khaya Maloney

Country Manager of South Africa for OKEx
Rocelo Lopes

Rocelo Lopes

Founder of CoinBR, CEO of Stratum and CoinPY
Shantnu Saxena

Shantnu Saxena

EVP at Huobi MENA
Vojtech Simetka

Vojtech Simetka

Co-founder of Blockchain for Humanity and Giveth
Graeme Tennant

Graeme Tennant

Financial Analyst at AvantCore (Pty) Ltd and SA Crypto
Connie Gallippi

Connie Gallippi

Founder and Executive Director at BitGive Foundation
Louis Buys

Louis Buys

Co-founder and Co-CEO of Revix
James Preston

James Preston

Managing Editor at SA Crypto
Prof. Angela Itzikowitz

Prof. Angela Itzikowitz

Director at ENSafrica’s Banking and Finance Department
Simon Dingle

Simon Dingle

CEO of Inves Capital, South Africa Radio Presenter


Become one of our sponsors and showcase your brand, product and services to our global audience. The Crypto Fest sponsorship packages provide extensive exposure with a powerful punch of marketing leading up to, during, and after the festival. We offer invaluable support and guidance to develop a tailor-made package, curated to fit your brand’s needs.

For more information or to sponsor our event please complete the sponsorship form here. We will email you the sponsorship prospectus after submitting the form.

The Sun Exchange
Bitcoin Africa
Brave New Coin


View some of the photos of the Blockchain Africa Conferences, Bitcoin Events has hosted in South Africa since 2015.


View some of the videos of the Blockchain Africa Conferences, Bitcoin Events has hosted in South Africa since 2015.

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