Huobi, OKCoin Celebrate Chinese Bitcoin Industry at Weekend Galas
This weekend has seen two large gala evening events hosted by large Chinese bitcoin exchanges: Huobi’s first anniversary celebrations on Saturday and the ‘One Night in Beijing with OKCoin’ mini-conference on Friday.
Both took place at five-star hotels in Beijing, with attendees numbering several hundred for each event. Each event featured an exhibition of Chinese bitcoin companies that included app developers, ATM manufacturers and mining hardware makers.
Chinese bitcoin news site Bitell reported that OKCoin’s event at the Westin Hotel featured a keynote speech by CEO Star Xu, and the official launch of the company’s new Virtual Futures trading platform.
There were also roundtable discussion topics concerning bitcoin’s outlook in China, a debate and launch of the new book, The Controversial Bitcoin.
This post was published at Coin Desk on September 14, 2014.