A local group of bitcoin cash supporters from the most populous city in Canada, Toronto, is going to host a special meetup this upcoming Sunday, December 1. The event will take place at the Betty’s on King Dive Bar, starting at 4PM local time.
The plan is for attendees to mingle, enjoy drinks and food and win some BCH swag, all while learning more about the cryptocurrency. You can sign up for the meetup here.
Besides networking with the local community, bitcoin cash meetups are a great way to learn about the development of the cryptocurrency and the ecosystem from the people that make it happen. The upcoming Toronto meetup, for example, will feature new details about the expansion of the Bitcoin Cash House to Africa.
Toronto to Host Special Bitcoin Cash Meetup on Sunday
In attendance at the Toronto event will be Bitcoin.com’s Matt Aaron, host of the Humans of Bitcoin podcast. He will make a special presentation about Bitcoin Cash House, the crypto education and adoption hub in Venezuela, and how the venture is expanding next to the African countries of Ghana, Zimbabwe and South Sudan.
Matt Aaron commented about the upcoming bitcoin cash Toronto meetup: “Last week was the all-star meetup in London. Blockchain.com, Roger Ver, Nic Cary, Tobias Ruck. It was incredible. The Toronto meetup is going to be special in a different way. These are the community all stars. Chris Bridgman who leads the Bitcoin Cash meetup groups around the world, Hamza of the BCH charity Coins4clothes which also has a big announcement.
And of course we’ll discuss Bitcoin Cash adoption in Venezuela and expansion into other countries with economic chaos including Zimbabwe and South Sudan. This meetup is about adoption for those who can most immediately benefit from Bitcoin Cash.”
Physical Crypto Education Hubs in the Community
The Bitcoin Cash House in Venezuela is an education hub in the city of Barquisimeto where local cryptocurrency advocates teach Venezuelans about the power of digital money. As we reported soon after its launch, some of the topics the Bitcoin Cash House will educate local people on include how to send money to friends and family anywhere in the world instantly, advantages of crypto over traditional money, how to store and spend crypto, how to protect assets against volatility with SLP tokens including the USDH stablecoin, and jobs in crypto as well as developer opportunities. The project is the brainchild of Roberto Garcia and is sponsored by Bitcoin.com and Sideshift.ai.
Roberto Garcia speaks to a visitor at the Bitcoin Cash House in Venezuela
Another one of the details that will be discussed by Matt Aaron is that the new website for the Venezuela Bitcoin Cash House, available at Casabitcoin.cash, will be built by volunteers from the University of Massachusetts’ Bitcoin and Blockchain Club. About the announcement in Toronto he added: “I’m going to present a framework that we have developed. How to open source an education hub that turns into a profitable enterprise for the local owner and spurs adoption of Bitcoin Cash.”
Find or Create Your Own Bitcoin Cash Meetup
Bitcoin cash meetups are a great way to meet fellow BCH supporters or just learn more about the cryptocurrency. The events are spreading globally, and one was just recently held for the first time in the city of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates.
If you want to join a similar event, you’ll find many local bitcoin cash meetups available all over the world at Bitcoin.com’s Events page. You can use the map tool to zoom in on your area to see what meetups are available nearby, or just search the directory listing them by continents, countries, cities and so on.
Great photos from the first #BitcoinCash meetup in #Dubai! Special thanks to @AnnaDecVentures for capturing the fun time! ??#BCHforEveryone $BCH pic.twitter.com/QTvo967tqT
– Bitcoin Cash Meetups (@BCHmeetups) November 18, 2019
You can also create a new bitcoin cash meetup yourself. If you need help with this, on the same page you have the option to contact the Bitcoin.com team for support in setting up your new group and getting more people to join meetings based on their experience. There are also dedicated communication channels open for discussing with the community on both Telegram and Discord.
An additional way to find bitcoin cash meetups or to see how successful ones are organized is to follow @BCHMeetups on Twitter. This profile routinely publishes posts on BCH gatherings happening in many different countries, information on where people can find meetups in their area, as well as pictures and stories from events that have already taken place.
You can check out the existing bitcoin cash meetups across the globe here:
South America: Acarigua, Portuguesa, Venezuela | Anzoategui, Venezuela | Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia | Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia | Porlamar, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela | Recife – State of Pernambuco, Brazil | Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil | Indaiatuba, SP, Brazil | Venezuela | Acarigua, Portuguesa, Venezuela | Porlamar, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela | Anzoategui, Venezuela | Barquisimeto Metropolitan Area, Venezuela | Caracas, Capital District, Venezuela | Cumana, Sucre, Venezuela | Merida, Mérida, Venezuela
North America: Albany, NY, USA | Boston, MA, USA | Denver, CO, USA | Gainesville, FL, USA | Orange County, CA, USA | Los Angeles, CA, USA | Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico | Montreal, QC, Canada | New Brunswick, NJ, USA | New Orleans, LA, USA | New York, NY, USA | Norfolk, VA, USA | Phoenix, AZ, USA | San Francisco, CA, USA | San Juan, Puerto Rico | San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA, USA | Toronto, ON, Canada | Vancouver, BC, Canada | Chicago, IL, USA | Laguna Beach, CA, USA | Miami Beach, FL, USA
Europe: Amsterdam, Netherlands | Amsterdam, Netherlands | Barcelona, Spain | Benidorm, Alicante, Spain | Belgium | Berlin, Germany | Dublin, Ireland | Gijón, Asturias, Spain | Hamburg, Germany | London, UK | Madrid, Spain | Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy | Paris, France | Valencia, Spain | Zürich, Switzerland | Budapest, Hungary | Edinburgh, UK
Asia: Bangkok, Thailand | Beijing, China | Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China | Hong Kong | Bengaluru, Karnataka, India | Be’er Sheva, Israel | Kobe, Hyogo, Japan | Osaka, Japan | Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Seoul, South Korea | Tokyo, Japan | Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel | Singapore
Oceania: Christchurch, New Zealand | Brisbane QLD, Australia | Cairns QLD, Australia | Sydney NSW, Australia | North Queensland, QLD, Australia
Africa: Johannesburg, South Africa | Kenya | East London, South Africa | Juba, South Sudan
Other: 2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626, USA | Ko Pha Ngan, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand | Waynesville, NC 28786, USA