About The Event
In The Bahamas Government’s continued progression to develop Freeport, Grand Bahama Island as the “Silicon Valley of The Caribbean”, the recognized personalities in Fintech will congregate in Grand Bahama June 20 – 22, 2018 for this year’s Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference.
The Bahamas Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference will be held at The Grand Lucayan Convention Center creating a primed environment for venture capitalist, unique entrepreneurs, local and international industry leaders to meet, and create revolutionary Fintech strides within the region.
Official Opening by
Dr. The Hon. Hubert Minnis
Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of the Bahamas
For three days, you will receive a breadth of resources, tools, tips and practical advice from well-known and respected professionals in the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry, both locally and internationally.
Anthony Di Iorio
Governor, Central Bank of The Bahamas
Executive Chairman, Quantex Digital Asset Exchange
Michael J. Casey
Chairman CoinDesk's Advisory Board & Senior Advisor MIT Media Labs's Digital Currency
Executive Director, Bahamas Securities Commission
Partner, DLA Piper
Banking & Financial Services Blockchain/Cryptocurrency SME
Partner, Sullivan & Worcester
Kenneth Goodwin Jr.
President, Jeanensis Capital Markets
CEO, BISX Bahamas
Daniel G. Viola
Partner, Head of the Regulatory Defense and Compliance Group
Rhonda Eldridge, CPA, CA
Gecko Governance & Harness All Possibilities Inc.
Stuart Hoegner, CPA, CMA
General Counsel, Bitfinex
Bahamas Financial Services Board
CEO, Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation
Director Bahamas Department of Information Technology
Founder of the CryptoChicks Educational Hub
Lawyer & Engineer
Head of Digital and Innovation Ansbacher
Founder, Caribbean Blockchain Alliance
apply to become a presenter
If you are a Seed Stage, Early Stage or Growth Stage company with products, services, or solutions based on Blockchain technology or offer a FinTech application, there is an opportunity for you to present to prospective investors at our conference.
Submit your application early, as there is limited space available. Selected presenting companies will receive complimentary hotel accommodations, and ground transportation while in The Bahamas.
Day 1 – June 20th
All Day Exhibit (Local, Regional, and Global Companies – Sponsors, Service Providers
- Presenting Companies (Optional: Blockchain, CryptoCurrency, FinTech)
9:00am – 10:15am Official Opening
- Welcome Keynote Address – Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis
- Other local speakers
10:30am – 11:45am Speaker/Panel/Fireside Chat Opportunities
Topic: “Islands In The Data Stream: Blockchain As A Global Resource For Seed And Growth Capital”
Moderator: Kristie Powell
- Gregory Pepin
- Marvin Coleby
- Michelle Neville-Clark
- Aliya Allen
- Matthew Arnett
12:00 noon – 1:15pm Invitation Only: Prime Minister’s Lunch
1:30pm – 3:15pm Afternoon Panel Discussion:
Topic: “The Technology Sector in The Bahamas is Open for Business: Cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and Exchanges”
Moderator: Dr. Donovan Moxey
- John Rolle – Governor Central Bank
- Keith Davies – BISX
- Christina Rolle – Bahamas Securities Commission
- Brian Jones – BFSB
- Rashif Duncombe – Office of Attorney General
- Carol Roach – Department of Information Technology
- Ian Rolle – Grand Bahama Port Authority
- Ruth Pinder – Department of Immigration
3:30pm – 4:45pm Speaker/Panel/Fireside Chat Opportunities
Topic: “Should I Invest?”
Moderator: Kelly Banks
- Brandon Caruana
- Gregory Pepin
- Richette Percentie
- Edison Sumner
- Keith Davies
5:00pm – 6:30pm Speaker/Panel/Fireside Chat Opportunities
Topic: “How Can I Get Funded?”
Moderator: Rhonda Eldridge
- Kenneth Goodwin Jr.
- Ryan Pinder
- Joel Johnson
- Matthew Arnett
6:30pm Opening Reception (Evening)
- Prime Minister and/or Ministers of the Government
The event will take place at the Grand Lucayan Resort’s Convention Center. If you have any questions regarding the conference, feel free to contact us using the information below.
You can reserve your place at the conference by clicking the button below. Please be sure to reserve your hotel accommodations.
Where to Stay
Getting to Grand Bahama Island is a breeze.
Hop a plane, board a cruise or depart on the Fast Ferry from Ft. Lauderdale and enjoy a relaxing glide to our tropical destination. Explore your transportation options and plan your trip to Grand Bahama Island today.
Something For Everyone
Grand Bahama Island is the picture-perfect place for an unforgettable vacation. Families can go for swimming with dolphins, couples can treat themselves to a romantic dinner overlooking the ocean, and friends can try their luck at the casino during a weekend getaway.
No matter who you are or where you come from, you'll love our island spirit and culture—especially during our annual festivals and local events—and the variety of sports and water activities available.
Try one of our many eco-adventures or check out local shopping districts for great deals on duty-free merchandise. Their truly is something for everyone on Grand Bahama Island!
History & Culture
Festivals & Events
Our Event Sponsors
We’d like to thank these organizations, for their valued contribution to making this event a reality.
If you would like to become a sponsor of this event, please click here to become a sponsor.
- Pricing for 2 Night
- Ocean View Cabin - $204 (Based on Double Occupancy)
- Inside Cabin - $184 (Based on Double Occupancy)
- Pricing for One Way
- Ocean View Cabin - $104 (Based on Double Occupancy)
- Inside Cabin -$94 (Based on Double Occupancy)
- Gratuities are charged to your onboard account at $12.95 per person, per night
- Drink packages are available for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
- Wi-Fi packages are available for $15 per day or $25 for unlimited access
- Each guest is permitted two pieces of luggage, each below 50 pounds
Visit www.bahamasparadisecruise.com for more info.
Book your travel with Silver Airways and receive 15% when you use the promo code BBCC15.
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