Trescon’s 14th World Blockchain Summit to Debut in Thailand This December

Asia Blockchain Review
November 27, 2019

World Blockchain Summit (WBS) will expand its footprints into Thailand this December, hosting the world’s leading thinkers in blockchain who will provide an outlook on the Blockchain and Crypto Ecosystem of Thailand. The summit will feature top speakers including Prinn Panitchpakdi, Felix Mago and Kullarat Phongsathaporn, to name a few. 

Thursday, 21 November 2019 (Bangkok): The 13th global edition of Trescon’s World Blockchain Summit successfully concluded in Dubai last month, bringing together over 1000 participants that included C-level executives from enterprises, policy makers, top blockchain and crypto pioneers, industry experts, investors, solution providers and innovative startups. Even so, the gung-ho spirit of blockchain and crypto enthusiasts still seems to be in full swing going forward. With this edition, 2019 will see four new locations that WBS has touched on, including the already concluded Kuala Lumpur, Taipei and India editions. The summit is taking place on December 1st and 2nd at the Intercontinental, Bangkok.

With recent strides made in the blockchain and crypto space, coupled with avid government support, Thailand is marching ahead as one of the most crypto-friendly development zones in Southeast Asia. Mohammed Saleem, Founder and CEO of Trescon, spoke excitedly about the upcoming Summit, stating: 

Thailand has a very active blockchain and crypto ecosystem, making it an ideal location for budding blockchain & crypto projects! This edition will focus more on helping Thailand improve its regulatory framework. I am really thrilled to hear more about Thailand’s blockchain and crypto ecosystem from some of the most forward-thinking industry experts, investors and startups who will help achieve the nation’s vision of ‘Digital Thailand

World Blockchain Summit will aim to gather top speakers such as Prinn Panitchpakdi, Deputy Leader & Head of Economic Team, Democrat Party; Felix Mago, Co-Founder of Dash NEXT & Dash Thailand; Kullarat Phongsathaporn, Partner at Baker & McKenzie Ltd; Jirayut Srupsrisopa, Co-Founder and Group CEO for Bitkub Capital Group Holdings Co., Ltd and Board of Director – Thai Fintech Association and Sam Tanskul, Managing Director for Krungsri Finnovate Co., Ltd. among other top speakers

The conference will feature a comprehensive and unconventional blend of networking opportunities, including a pre-event investor connect party, powerful keynotes, panel discussions and tech talks on key areas of discussion including Positioning Thailand in World Blockchain Strategic Developments, Investor’s Perspective on the Environment for Investing in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, and The Role of Exchanges in a Rapidly Evolving Market.

Thailand’s well-structured regulations provide a conducive regulatory environment for ICOs, IEOs and STOs. In light of this, the 14th global edition of WBS will also host the Regional Finale of Pegasus Tech Ventures Startup World Cup on Day One that will set the stage for 12+ startups from around the world. The winner will have the opportunity to take part in the Grand Finale of the Startup World Cup in San Francisco to pitch for a US$1 Million investment prize.

#WBSBangkok 2019 is officially sponsored by Strategic Partners, Bitkub and Dash Thailand; Platinum Sponsor, Future1Exchange, Silver Sponsor, Synchrobit Hybrid Exchange; Pitch Partners, ProperSix Ltd and BabyToken; Exhibitors, Beldex International Limited OÜ and Cryptoknowmics and Association Partner, Thai Fintech Association.


About Trescon

Trescon is a global business events and consulting firm specialising in producing highly focused B2B events that connect businesses with opportunities through conferences, expos, investor connect and consulting services. For more information visit: https://www.tresconglobal.com.

For further details about the announcement, please contact:

Rahul Harindra

Corporate Communications Manager

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Tel: +91 080 4611 3911


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