Blockchain Technology Meets Expertise in Miami

Blockchain Shift is a one-of-a-kind event in the world of blockchain. Our core mission is to raise awareness and educate the world on the power of this transformative technology.


Blockchain Shift will welcome a diverse group of distinguished thought leaders and experts, including crypto and institutional investors, bankers, attorneys, government officials, service providers, as well as representatives of blockchain architected startups, projects working on tokenizing real assets (such as real estate, music and art), as well as valuable enterprise companies for an unparalleled series of discussions and networking opportunities.

Blockchain technology brings a fundamental change in the approach to how companies conduct business and will forever alter industries globally. With thousands of applications, it promises a tectonic shift in technology development and our daily lives.

We are committed to curating unforgettable interactions that harness the collective power of our tech community, educate future industry leaders, support open dialogue with government officials, inspire entrepreneurs and advocate for a decentralized and transparent society.

  • Distributed ledger technology represents a major paradigm shift in how companies conduct their business. This revolutionary technology is poised to have a major impact on various industries across the globe.

  • Blockchain Shift℠ will address this head-on by bringing together everyone from government officials, institutional investors, blockchain startups working on tokenizing real assets, enterprises implementing blockchain, bankers, attorneys, to Broker-Dealers, regulators, students, professors, artists and various service providers for an unparalleled series of discussions and interactions.

  • Perspectives on Blockchain and the Hedge Fund Industry

  • The Rise of Crypto Hedge Funds – Alpha Unbounded

  • Impact of the Blockchain & Virtual Currencies on Trading Markets

  • How will the Blockchain Impact Wall Street?

  • Banking the Un-bankable with Blockchain: Banking Paradigm Revolution

  • Blockchain Investing and How to Invest in Blockchain Ventures

  • How to Avoid Fraud Claims: Common Defenses to Securities Fraud Charges

  • The Modern Caribbean – Tokenizing the Islands

  • The Future of Blockchain Initiatives in Florida

  • What

    Incorporating Blockchain and cryptocurrencies into business, institutions, and beyond.

  • Where

    Mana Wynwood, 318 NW 23rd St, Miami, FL 33127

  • When

    Thursday, October 11th to Friday, October 12th
    (With private investor event happening October 10th in the evening)
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We’re thrilled to have confirmed an array of top-tier speakers.

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Do you want to benefit from the early bird option? (LIMITED)

You can now purchase your ticket at a lower price with the early bird option. You will pay $999 instead of $1,999 if you register today. Don't miss out on this opportunity, there are only 500 tickets available to the public.


We’ve confirmed senior leadership from global organizations discussing issues ranging from government regulation, blockchain architected start-ups and STOs, disruption of legacy institutions, evolution of currencies and innovation from service-providers to end-customers. Our main stage will feature keynote addresses as well as top-tier panel discussions and fireside chats. Our exhibitor space will also showcase an Innovation Stage and serve as a platform for engagement, networking and learning, as our unique lounge-style seating will foster an environment of collaboration and fun.

Interested in being a speaker at the event? 
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7:30am | Registration Opens

7:30am - 9:00am | Breakfast – Exhibits Open

9:00am - 9:10am | Chairperson Opening Remarks

9:10am - 9:35am | Opening Keynote Speaker - A Safe Place to Innovate

Christopher Ferris

IBM Distinguished Engineer, CTO Open Technology

IBM Digital Business Group, Open Technologies

9:35am - 9:55am | Featured Speaker – The Future of Blockchain and Business

9:55am - 10:15am | Perspectives on Blockchain and the Hedge Fund Industry

10:15am - 10:45am | Morning Networking Break

10:45am - 11:25am | The Rise of Crypto Hedge Funds – Alpha Unbounded

11:30am - 12:05pm | The Impact of the Blockchain and Virtual Currencies on Trading Markets – Volatility Extreme

12:10pm - 1:10pm | Lunch + Fireside Chat

1:10pm - 1:40pm | Regulatory Update - What’s New at the SEC and CFTC

1:45pm - 2:20pm | Blockchain, the Un-Bankable and the Retail Banking Paradigm Revolution

2:25pm - 3:00pm | How will the Blockchain Impact Wall Street – The Efficient and Compliant Frontier

3:00pm - 3:30pm | Afternoon Refreshment Break + Meditation Session

3:30pm - 4:05pm | Blockchain Investing + Update on Virtual Currencies – How to Invest in Blockchain Ventures and Bitcoin’s Future Pricing Forecast

4:05pm - 4:40pm | How to Avoid Fraud Claims for Blockchain Issuers – Common Defenses to Securities Fraud Charges

4:40pm - 5:15pm | Tokenizing the Islands

5:15pm - 5:45pm | Lending and the Blockchain

5:45pm - 7:00pm | Cocktails and Art Exhibits

7:00pm - 11:00pm | Day 1 After Party / Entertainment

1:00pm | Stage Opens

1:00pm - 1:30pm | The Big Hack: Cyber Security Challenges and Technology Piracy
1:30pm - 2:00pm | Organic Farming and the Blockchain

2:00pm - 2:30pm | Everything Malta – A Safe Haven for Exchanges?

2:45pm - 5:30pm | Hall of Fame of Entrepreneurial Blockchain Pitches – Pitch Competition

A series of 15-minute pitches, only for Blockchain Issuers and interested investors.

5:30pm | Stage Closes

8:00am - 9:45am | Breakfast / Exhibits Open

9:40am - 9:45am | General Session Day 2 Kick-Off + Chairman’s Recap of Day 1

9:45am - 10:55am | The Future of Blockchain Initiatives in Florida / Fireside Chat with Government and Policy Leaders

10:55am - 11:30am | Blockchain’s Impact on the Real Estate Markets – The Extinction of Title Companies and VC Investors?

11:30am - 12:05pm | Leaders of the Blockchain Paving the Way for Inclusion

12:05pm - 12:45pm | Blockchain Shift Pitch Competition – Finalist Presentations

12:45pm - 1:45pm | Lunch

1:45pm - 2:25pm | Operational Due Diligence for Crypto Funds

2:30pm - 3:05pm | How to Raise Capital for Blockchain Issuers and Crypto Funds - FINRA Registered Broker-Dealers and Investment Advisers

3:05pm - 3:35pm | Afternoon Break

3:35pm - 4:10pm | Marketing Your Token Offering – The Power of an Experienced Advisory Board

4:15pm - 4:50pm | Operational Due Diligence for Token Offerings

5:00pm - 5:30pm | Structuring Token Offerings in the Cayman Islands and BVI

5:30pm - 6:00pm | Closing Keynote Speaker

6:00pm | Conclusion of General Session

6:00pm - 8:30pm | Cocktails, Exhibit Networking and Art Sales

Exhibits to Close at 8:30pm

8:30pm - 4:00am | Night Shift Party

10:00am | Stage Opens

10:00am - 10:30am | Everything Canada – How the Blockchain has Enhanced Canada’s Residents and Infrastructure

10:40am - 11:10am | Angel Investing in Israel

11:20am - 11:50am | Art and the Blockchain – Controlling the Chain of Custody

Noon - 12:30pm | Transparency in the Dark Web – Gun Safety Using the Blockchain

12:30pm - 1:30pm | Lunch Break

1:30pm - 2:00pm | The New Generation of Blockchain Entrepreneurs – Top 5 to Watch Under 25

2:10pm - 2:45pm | Blockchain and Music

2:55pm - 3:30pm | Blockchain and Movies

3:30pm - 3:45pm | Afternoon Break

3:45pm - 4:15pm | Autos, Manufacturing and the Blockchain

4:20pm - 4:55pm | Gambling, Gaming and Blockchain

5:00pm - 5:30pm | Cannabis/CBD and Blockchain

5:30pm | Stage Closes


Blockchain Shift has a fantastic lineup of featured speakers from across the US. As you attend our keynote addresses, panel discussions and fireside chats, you will be able to engage with the legends of blockchain industry who will talk about a variety of issues: from Security Token Offerings and government regulation, to the disruption of legacy institutions, the growth of blockchain-architected startups and the evolution of currencies.

Our exhibitor space will also provide excellent opportunities for networking, learning and engagement in a unique lounge style setup aimed at fostering an environment of collaboration and fun.

White Glove Experience

Let us become your personal resource in organizing your time with us. We will provide individual white-glove service to all of our participants at every step of your Blockchain Shift experience.

Forget about long lines at boring and old-fashioned registration stands and enjoy the talks given by our distinguished thought leaders in a curated environment free of distractions and unnecessary noise.

We provide an exclusive free digital concierge service to our attendees by Wysh to set up one-on-one networking opportunities and eliminate disorderly clamor of a typical blockchain conference.

Enjoy the main stage reserved for our keynotes speakers and panelists, as well as our Investor Lounge, a place for investors and entrepreneurs to unwind, network and possibly even secure business deals.

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Food & Wine

  • Gourmet Food Trucks

    Take a bite of our exquisite food bonanza and taste the best food Miami has to offer. Our gourmet food trucks will provide a variety of inclusive organic options for all of our attendees, including gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options.

  • Seating Areas

    Our seating areas across the event provide an experience of comfort and leisure on par with what you may come across in a cozy speakeasy or a private screening room. We are here to make you feel at home and as part of a larger community.

  • Bottle Service

    We will offer concierge services within premium booths, as well as VIP bottle service for the Night Shift throughout the event.

  • High-End Coffee & Liquor

    Our wine and scotch bars are on par with what you may find in the best tasting rooms of wine countries and top distilleries, while the aroma of our coffee bars will take you to the heart of the world’s coffee-producing lands.

  • Our Gift

    Night Shift will provide attendees with a singular mix of business and pleasure, curating world-renowned DJs, top-shelf spirits, table service and an eclectic crowd of affluent attendees. We’re taking networking to a whole new level. Experience the Shift.

  • Superstar DJs

    There is always something going on on every given night in Miami. Its clubs and music scene welcome not only the die-hard party-goers but also those who normally shy away from after-dark activities. Miami’s nightlife and clubs will give Ibiza a run for its money and get even the most serious entrepreneurs and politicians dancing the night away.

  • Miami tastemakers & VIPs

    Miami after-dark life spells flavorful outfits and fashionable style icons, celebrities, entrepreneurs, artists, musicians all caught up in the whirlwind of color, fabric, fashion and entertainment. Its magical party scene is what many models, producers and creatives call home. Dive right in and feel at home just for one night.

  • The VIP Experience

    For a true party VIP experience, reserve the main or regular VIP tables with us and get a chance to see our DJs work their magic behind the scenes. Make it a party like no other and get once-in-a-lifetime celebrity treatment by letting us bring the party to you.



Blockchain Shift is an experiential event taking place in the FinTech hub of the Americas. Whether your are an attendee, or a company, this event is the unique opportunity for you to grow.

General Admission
(Early Bird)
Get a discount registering early. Price goes up to $1,299 on Sept 1st
Full Conference Pass to Both Days
Access to Main Exhibit Hall & Innovation Stage
General Networking
Thursday night party
Friday NIGHT SHIFT Ibiza Style Party
VIP Admission
(Early Bird)
Get an exclusive VIP event experience. Price goes up to $2400 on Sept 1st
VIP Conference Pass to Both Days
VIP Lounge Access (Take your networking to the next level)
VIP Food & Drinks (Includes food & drinks with waiter service)
Preferred VIP Seating in the Main Exhibit Hall & Innovation Stage
Personal Concierge for Appointment Setting & Lifestyle Requests
Thursday Night Party
VIP Access Friday NIGHT SHIFT Ibiza Style Party
(Starting at)
Get an opportunity to position your company as a leader.
Expo Booth Panel
All-Access Passes
and much more...


Innovation meets endless sunshine in Miami

The future belongs to Miami, an emerging hub of innovation and entrepreneurship.

Miami is a city of many faces and countless opportunities. It is a global destination for innovators, with unique access to Silicon Valley, New York, Latin America, Europe and Israel. Domestic and international businesses are proud to call Miami home.

Known for its exuberant lifestyle, vibrant diversity, famous nightlife, award-winning restaurants, a deep focus on health and wellness, as well as for affordable cost of living, pristine beaches and sunny skies year round, Miami also boasts an advantage that is hard to beat: no state income tax.

Miami is not only a launchpad for traditional industries such as banking but also a global stage for government officials who promote the advent of knowledge-based economy in the city. Miami is truly the blockchain and fintech hub of the Americas.

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Daniel Viola
Daniel Viola
Sadis & Goldberg LLP
Alex Lopatine
Alex Lopatine
Managing Partner
Park Capital
Krishan Arora
Krishan Arora
Arora Project
Mark Baratto
Mark Baratto
Head of Sales
Blockchain Shift
Lauren Laino
Lauren Laino
Amplified Event Strategy
Jonatan Alava
Jonatan Alava
Katya Fisher
Katya Fisher
Fisher Cataliotti
Sam Alaoui
Sam Alaoui
Managing Partner
Park Capital
Alexander Golding
Alexander Golding
Helped Hope


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