Toronto to Host World’s Largest Blockchain Expo

Decentral and Ethereum Canada have just announced the world’s largest blockchain trade show will be hosted in Toronto, September 19-21. The three-day event will be sponsored by TMX Group, whose divisions include the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Montreal Exchange within its vast portfolio.

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Blockchain World Expo Trade-Show Coming to Toronto

The Blockchain World Expo will be a multi-faceted conference with more than 50 exhibitors and 60 speakers from all across the world. Jean Desgagne, President & CEO, Global Enterprise Services, TMX Group said of the announcement:

TMX is very excited to be part of this important event in Canada that will bring together the global finance community to discuss and demystify blockchain use cases, implementation strategies, and solutions.

TMX_Group_logo.svgBlockchain technology is set to revolutionize financial services and world trade. TMX Group is no stranger to settlement and exchange as its well known for its stock exchanges the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and Montréal Exchange (NGX), a North American exchange for the trading and clearing of utilities contracts. The business also maintains derivatives, equities, and a multitude of financial management services. Blockchain innovation is on everyone’s radar, and TMX Group is very interested in the many benefits of these breakthrough financial technologies.

ConferenceA Blockchain World Expo in Toronto, one of the leading fintech capitals of the world, is an excellent strategy for executives and innovators within this industry to gather and discuss this emerging market. The Expo will feature over 50 leading businesses in a large exhibition hall, and these organizations will showcase product line and services. Leaders and developers from the fintech environment will present educational talks throughout the event. Attendees will see software applications, digital currency ATMs, mining equipment and more. 

Just recently TMX Group has taken on Anthony Di lorio, founder of Decentral Consulting and co-founder of Ethereum as its Chief Digital Officer. Di lorio will be working with the firm making sure they are in lockstep with this revolutionary technology. Di lorio stated in the announcement:   

The blockchain has the potential to be as disruptive as the internet,— It is a comprehensive technology with impacts to be felt in many financial and non­financial industries over the coming decades. This is the right time to showcase the many emerging ecosystems, platforms, and companies that are at the forefront of this exciting new technology, and Toronto and Canada are well positioned to host this premier event.

torontoThe trade show will “provide an engaging environment for financial market players, blockchain companies, investors, regulators, developers, academics, and curious individuals to come learn about this breakthrough technology that is quickly entering the mainstream,” according to the official announcement.

Being a team who has produced many community driven events in the past, Decentral believes it is only natural for them to hold the Toronto Blockchain World Expo. The goal is to broaden the horizon of financial tech services to the general public, financial institutions and beyond as decentralized technologies are set to reshape the world’s economy. 

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