Thousands will descend on Miami for the world's largest crypto conference. Is the hype real?
Aerial view of downtown Miami on Monday, May 10, 2021. - Matias J. Ocner/TNS

Miami is about to play host to what may be the largest cryptocurrency conference the world has ever seen. Thanks to a confluence of calendar, COVID and Miami's soaring reputation as a tech hub, organizers are expecting as many as 50,000 to descend on the county for Bitcoin 2021. Headliners include Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, legendary pro skater Tony Hawk and a cavalcade of crypto gurus. Kicking off Thursday, the event is already sold out. For Miami, the conference may also signal its emergence as a center for crypto and blockchain technology. As Axios and LinkedIn recently reported, Miami has ex...