2018 Blockchain Partners Summit to hold inaugural event in Seoul

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(July 5, 2018, Seoul, South Korea) ㅡ The 2018 Blockchain Partners Summit hosted by Chinese blockchain, cryptocurrency and fintech media group BABI Finance and Seoul-based blockchain accelerator and incubator Chaineer will be held for two days from July 21 to 22 at the Grand Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul, South Korea. (July 5, 2018, Seoul, South Korea) ㅡ The 2018 Blockchain Partners Summit hosted by Chinese blockchain, cryptocurrency and fintech media group BABI Finance and Seoul-based blockchain accelerator and incubator Chaineer will be held for two days from July 21 to 22 at the Grand Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul, South Korea. 
Themed “A New Paradigm, A New Future,” the event will be a comprehensive knowledge-sharing platform where global blockchain leaders will discuss how to create and cultivate a sustainable global blockchain ecosystem. During the two-day summit, pundits from the blockchain industry will analyze the current state of blockchain and discuss future prospects of the industry as well as ways to incorporate the technology into businesses. They will also evaluate the current state of the cryptocurrency market, suggest directions for its future development and advise on ICO strategies. 
Despite rising interest in the technology, blockchain has also raised significant amount of skepticism among public stemming from lack of information and excessive regulation. The Blockchain Partners Summit aims to be the leading platform for knowledge-sharing and solution-finding for the blockchain industry to tackle the obstacles it faces. 
Confirmed speakers include Changpeng Zhao, CEO and founder of Binance; Roger Ver, CEO of Bitcoin.com; Da Hong Fei, CEO and founder of NEO; Patrick Dai, CEO of Qtum; Lon Wong, founder of ProximaX; Justin Sun, CEO and founder of Tron; Ella Zhang, CEO of Binance Labs; Ameer Rosic, co-founder of Blockgeeks; Yves-Alain Petitjean, co-founder and CFO of Procivis AG; Sheldon Inwentash, CEO of ThreeD Capital; Matthew Spoke, CEO of Aion; Toufi Saliba, global co-chair of United Nations Blockchain; and Piers Ridyard, CEO of Radix.
On the first day of the event, leading entrepreneurs in the blockchain industry such as Da Hong Fei, CEO and founder of NEO, Patrick Dai, CEO of Qtum, and Lon Wong, founder of ProximaX will share their experiences from working on projects with the government and other industries and discuss applications of blockchain and the opportunities it will bring for a better future.
On the second day, the sessions will be focused on cryptocurrency and ICOs. Business leaders in the cryptocurrency market including Changpeng Zhao, CEO and founder of Binance, Roger Ver, CEO of Bitcoin.com, and blockchain investors and accelerators such as Sheldon Inwentash, CEO of ThreeD Capital, Weixing Chen, CEO of Funcity Capital, and Kim Hwisang, CIO of Hashed will present and share their insights to grow the cryptocurrency market and nurture the blockchain industry. In the sessions focused on ICO, ICO experts consisting of entrepreneurs and developers will evaluate global ICO projects and provide practical knowledge for startups to devise and implement successful ICO strategies. 

Program
The Blockchain Partners Summit will cover the following topics: 
Macroscopic Viewpoint on BlockchainStatus Verification on BlockchainRestructuring for Opportunities and ChallengesEvaluate the Prospect: Focused on Crypto-currenciesNourishing the Blockchain EcosystemBlockchain: Impact on the WorldGovernment’s Position on Blockchain: Vitalization vs. Regulation
Blockchain in Business AreaBlockchain for the Entrepreneurs: Prediction and Future StrategyBlockchain Application in Public Sector and Business AreaComparative Analysis: Various Investment MethodsCollaboration Models with Other Technologies and IndustriesBusiness using Crypto-currencies 
ICOs & Blockchain StrategyStrategic Approach on ICO for StartupsLessons from Post ICOs: Finding the Key Strategies for the Successful ManagementMarketing and PR Strategies for ICOsSurviving Strategy in the Blockchain Red OceanWhat Will be the Next
** Find out more about the program and speakers at blockchainpartnerssummit.com 

Partnerships
The Blockchain Partners Summit is looking for corporate partners. Partnership is provided at four levels (Diamond, Platinum, Gold, Silver) and the benefits differ for each category. 
Perks- Participation as speaker, exhibition booth, brand promotion at event website and offline venue, VIP/Speaker lounge pass, interviews with media partners, screening of company promotion videos during breaks, exclusive meeting space, complimentary all-access attendee passes, photo(s) of speaker, booth and company attendees
Application - Deadline: July 10 (Tue), 2018  * Application may close early depending on registration status

Exhibitor Partnership
The Blockchain Partners Summit is looking for exhibition partners that will run booths at the event venue to promote their companies.  
Perks - Exhibition booth (3m x 2m) with table and chairs- Exhibition booth design (printing materials and booth setup)
Application - Deadline: July 10 (Tue), 2018  * Application may close early depending on registration status

Media Partnership
Media partnership is offered at Strategic, Regular, and Supporting levels and perks differ depending on the level of partnership. 
Perks- Display of company logo throughout the venue - Link directing to media company's website through event homepage and newsletters - 1:1 interviews with speakers- VIP networking party pass- Media pass
Requirements- Publication of articles about the event (3)- Publication of articles prior to the event within media company's community- Interviews with corporate partners
Application - Deadline: July 9 (Mon), 2018  * Application may close early depending on registration status
**For more information on partnership, visit blockchainpartnerssummit.com

Basic information
Title: Blockchain Partners Summit 2018
Date: July 21-22, 2018Location: Grand Walkerhill, Seoul, South KoreaHost : BABI Finance, ChaineerTheme: A New Paradigm, A New FutureProgram: Keynote speeches, panel discussion, exhibition, networking receptionLanguage: English (simultaneous translation offered)Participants: 50+ leaders and speakers from the global blockchain industry, 1000+ international participants 

Registration
Deadline and fee: Early bird: ~ July 10 ($200)Standard: July 11~22 ($350) 
**Admission is free for media covering the event. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance. ***For media registering for the event, please reply back to this email with your name, affiliation, dates of participation, phone number, and email address. 

About Organizers
BABI Finance is a leading Chinese digital media group specializing in fintech, blockchain, and cryptocurrency. It provides the latest news, in-depth analysis and insights from experts in fintech and blockchain technology. BABI Finance has established a global network with over 100,000 members and multiple media outlets providing talk shows, market reports and serial meet-up events across Asia.  

Chaineer is a professional blockchain accelerator and investment fund based in Seoul, South Korea. Chaineer consults, advises, and invests in a variety of blockchain projects such as TOS, HDAC, BINGO 777, CUBECHAIN, HYCON, ZPER, UUNIO and HUM. It also holds events such as Hey! Blockchain and the Korea Blockchain Summit to help create and foster a healthy blockchain ecosystem.

Contact for inquiries: Secretariat of Blockchain Partners Summit Email: [email protected] Phone: +82-2-375-4620