Record Breaking Crowdfunding At 5th Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention

Las Vegas, NV – The 5th annual Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) has announced their 2016 event lineup. The Las Vegas, Nevada, mainstay will take place October 15 – 17, 2016, at Planet Hollywood Resort. GCC is the largest worldwide gathering of innovators in the evolution of crowdfunding and regulation crowdfunding focusing on education. People attend to learn how to fund what matters to them and meet with industry experts, fin-tech, and professional service providers that are profoundly changing how people and businesses raise capital to bring innovation to life, and support causes they care about.

Tickets can be purchased from the Global Crowdfunding Convention website

The 2016 GCC promises an information download from the world’s top crowdfunding experts who have broken records and raised tens-of-millions-of- dollars and are slated to reveal their industry secrets, ‘best practices’, top techniques and trade tools. The GCC is currently the only event offering information and education on all three methods of crowdfunding. More than 60 leading Industry experts will be covering event topics that encompass Equity, Donation, and Rewards based crowdfunding.

Notable speakers at this year’s convention include: Tony Drexel Smith, founder, and CEO of

Blue Moon Advisors; Derek Fetzer, co-founder of CaringCrowd®; Douglas S. Ellenoff partner & owner, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole; Ruth E. Hedges, founder and EP of the GCC; and B Cavello, lead product development from Exploding Kittens, to name just a few. A full list of speakers can be viewed here , on the GCC website.

GCC represents the broad spectrum of industries redefining the entire crowdfunding ecosystem across every stage of development, target audience, and geographic location; offering comprehensive content, wide-ranging exciting exhibits and extensive networking opportunities.

Some of the companies participating this year are: Bluemoon Advisors, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole, Issuers Direct, CrowdfundingCRM, Caring Crowd, UNLV, CrowdfundX, Bankroll, Syndicated lawyers, CrowdfunCPA, InvestAGrand and so many other great companies.

Kickoff for the Global Crowdfunding Convention will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at 8 p.m. with the “Crowdfund Live Invest” pre-event.

Anyone who has dreams of becoming a ‘unicorn’ or who wants to learn more about the billion dollar crowdfunding industry is encouraged to attend.

In previous years, attendance has been chock-full of entrepreneurs, investors, non-profit beacons, small business owners, start-up moguls, college students, professors, financial advisors, government officials, lawyers, accountants, and anyone wanting to be educated in this exciting, new industry.

“With seven billion plus people on our planet, we have a great opportunity with crowdfunding to help so many of them understand how to use it. Recognizing the great transformations that businesses, economies, and societies are currently undergoing, we look to create ways that will focus on how to expand new crowdfunding models into collaborative sustained processes,” said CEO and founder of Global Crowdfunding Convention, Ruth E. Hedges.

Las Vegas is the convention capital of the world, known for bringing together people from around the globe while offering the best in business and entertainment. In addition to meetings, break out sessions and amazing networking in a very big expo and crowdfunding marketplace, GCC VIP attendees can expect to enjoy the red carpet “Crowdfundie Awards” followed by an after party at the London Club.

Save $300 NOW and get an early bird ticket for the 2016 Global Crowdfunding Convention. Don’t wait as prices will go up after July 6, 2016. Tickets can be purchased online at

Discounted accommodations are offered with a GCC booking code at Planet Hollywood for GCC attendees who book by September 15, 2016. After this date the rate is subject to hotel availability.

For more information on the 2016 Global Crowdfunding Convention, please visit

About the Global Crowdfunding Convention

From its inception in 2012, the Global Crowdfunding Convention (GCC) has seen the industry grow from $1.7 billion to over $35 billion in 2015. Moreover, crowdfunding is on a path to exceed venture capital investing in 2016. Fostering industry growth, the GCC has consistently hand picked the best and the brightest in the field to cover all topics of crowdfunding and the crowd finance industry. GCC is produced by Crowdfunding industry experts, therefore it attracts the world’s business leaders and pioneering thinkers to a convention where the industry’s most relevant issues are addressed. For more information visit and follow the GCC on Twitter @thegccworld with real-time hashtag highlights, #thegccworld.

Media Contact:
Audra Clemons-Abreu
GCC PR Director
Phone: (831)252-6101

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