As Dubai is renowned as an international business and financial hub it should be no surprise it has a dedicated community of cryptocurrency supporters. On Saturday the residents of the city are coming together to learn about bitcoin cash and party, together with Bitcoin.com COO Mate Tokay. If you are in the area that day, make sure not to miss this meetup.
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First Bitcoin Cash Meetup in Dubai
Bitcoin Cash Dubai, a local group for electronic cash supporters from the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates, is going to host its first meetup this Saturday, November 16. The event will take place at The Garden at McGettian’s in Bonnington Jumeirah Lakes Towers, starting at 7PM local time. The plan is for attendees to learn about bitcoin cash, while also enjoying a game of pool, lounging in the outdoor beer garden or dancing to music from top international bands. You can sign up for the meetup here. In attendance at the Dubai event will be Bitcoin.com’s Chief Operating Officer Mate Tokay.
The UAE has aspirations for Dubai to become one of the foremost international hubs for finance, so it must keep up with the rapid technological changes taking place across the world such as the digital asset revolution. In April 2018, the government launched the Emirates Blockchain Strategy 2021, a plan that aims to capitalize on the technology to transform 50% of government transactions. And in September 2018, the securities and commodities regulator in the UAE approved a plan to adopt comprehensive regulations for crowdfunding through the issuance of blockchain-based securities tokens.
“Dubai is looking to a big player in blockchain going forward and we at the bitcoin cash community will be at the forefront,” commented one of the upcoming meetup organizers.
How to Find or Create Your Own Bitcoin Cash Meetup
The Bitcoin.com team recently attended a bitcoin cash meetup in London to sample some of the nightlife the British capital has to offer. A video with highlights from the event showcases how BCH is used by to make payments for everything from beers to equity in the brewery that makes them.
If you want to join a similar event, you’ll find many local bitcoin cash meetups available all over the world at Bitcoin.com’s Events page. You can use the map tool to zoom in on your area to see what meetups are available nearby, or just search the directory listing them by continents, countries, cities and so on.
You can also create a new bitcoin cash meetup yourself. If you need help with this, on the same page you have the option to contact the Bitcoin.com team for support in setting up your new group and getting more people to join meetings based on their experience. There are also dedicated communication channels open for discussing with the community on both Telegram and Discord.
An additional way to find bitcoin cash meetups or to see how successful ones are organized is to follow @BCHMeetups on Twitter. This profile routinely publishes posts on BCH gatherings happening in many different countries, information on where people can find meetups in their area, as well as pictures and stories from events that have already taken place.
You can check out the existing bitcoin cash meetups across the globe here:
South America: Acarigua, Portuguesa, Venezuela | Anzoategui, Venezuela | Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia | Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia | Porlamar, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela | Recife – State of Pernambuco, Brazil | Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil | Indaiatuba, SP, Brazil | Venezuela | Acarigua, Portuguesa, Venezuela | Porlamar, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela | Anzoategui, Venezuela | Barquisimeto Metropolitan Area, Venezuela | Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela | Cumana, Sucre, Venezuela | Merida, Mérida, Venezuela
North America: Albany, NY, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Denver, CO, USA | Gainesville, FL, USA | Orange County, CA, USA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico | Montreal, QC, Canada | New Brunswick, NJ, USA | New Orleans, LA, USA | New York, NY, USA | Norfolk, VA, USA | Phoenix, AZ, USA | San Francisco, CA, USA | San Juan, Puerto Rico | San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA, USA | Toronto, ON, Canada | Vancouver, BC, Canada | Chicago, IL, USA | Laguna Beach, CA, USA | Miami Beach, FL, USA
Europe: Amsterdam, Netherlands | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Barcelona, Spain | Benidorm, Alicante, Spain | Belgium | Berlin, Germany | Dublin, Ireland | Gijón, Asturias, Spain | Hamburg, Germany | London, UK | Madrid, Spain | Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy | Paris, France | Valencia, Spain | Zürich, Switzerland | Budapest, Hungary | Edinburgh, UK
Asia: Bangkok, Thailand | Beijing, China | Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China | Hong Kong | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Be’er Sheva, Israel | Kobe, Hyogo, Japan | Osaka, Japan | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Seoul, South Korea | Tokyo, Japan | Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel | Singapore
Oceania: Christchurch, New Zealand | Brisbane QLD, Australia | Cairns QLD, Australia | Sydney NSW, Australia | North Queensland, QLD, Australia
Africa: Johannesburg, South Africa | Kenya | East London, South Africa | Juba, South Sudan
Other: 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA | Ko Pha Ngan, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand | Waynesville, NC 28786, USA
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