The Hong Kong Bitcoin Association, A large local alliance promoting cryptocurrency awareness and education launches the “Bitcoin Tram” advertising campaign in Hong Kong. one of the most important financial centers in the world.
According to a display September 11 the new advertising campaign It consists of three double-decker trams, fully decorated with Bitcoin logos and advertisements, as well as 20 similarly designed billboards across the city.
The Hong Kong Bitcoin Association said in the announcement that the “Awareness campaign” was started by the Hong Kong Bitcoin community and is coordinated by the association. The bell is financed by donations from the community, added the non-profit organization.
According to the public statement, The “Bitcoin Tram” campaign is scheduled to run between September 11th and October 8th. while the billboards in town until October 1st.
The advertising campaign is expected contribute to the worldwide acceptance of the digitized economy, as the ad says:
“We hope that the campaign will give us the opportunity to discuss how Bitcoin fits into a rapidly digitizing global economy, the opportunities and dangers posed by drastic technological advances, and the effects of demonstrable digital scarcity.”
In addition to the Bitcoin logos, the “Bitcoin Tram” advertising campaign It also has some statements and quotes that encourage the use of crypto activity. Some of the quotes include American writer Stewart Brand and famous United States Navy officer T.A.M. Cowardly. “More US dollars were printed in 2020 than in 2009. There will only be 21 million Bitcoin,” can be read in one of the statements.
According to a Tweet September 11 by OKEx CEO Jay Hao There are Bitcoin displays right in front of the HSBC headquarters. The attached photo shows that the advertisement is encouraging Hong Kong citizens to do so “Be your own bank”.
– Jay Hao @OKEx (@ JayHao8) September 11, 2020
As reported by Cointelegraph, HSBC was apparently among several global banks investigating their Hong Kong clients amid protests against the China-backed national security law.
Cointelegraph reached out to the Hong Kong Bitcoin Association for more information on the campaign to promote the use of Bitcoin. This article will be updated pending new information from the association.
Hong Kong’s massive Bitcoin announcements followed shortly thereafter Another big Bitcoin ad seen on Apple Daily A tabloid-style newspaper based in HK at the end of August 2020. Bitcoin’s full-page ad read, “Bitcoin will never leave you.”