At BA, we aim to provide representation, guidance, and community for the industry. We pride ourselves on working hard in Washington on behalf of the industry, and we hope that you will consider joining BA. Kristin Smith,
Chief Executive Officer
Kristin Smith


The crypto industry faces wide-ranging public policy challenges, and digital assets and decentralized networks do not fit neatly into existing legal and regulatory frameworks.

Member benefits
  • Monthly calls with the full Blockchain Association staff.
  • Working Groups to develop smart policies with industry consensus.
  • Participate in industry feedback on draft comment letters, legislation, and other documents.
  • Regular members-only briefing calls to provide the latest information regarding major policy developments.

Government Relations

The policymaking process, shaped by the interplay of politics, government and industry players, and the structural processes available to achieve change, is decidedly messy. Our team knows and works with the right people to advance beneficial policies and block harmful ones.

Member benefits

Representation before Congress and key regulators when you’re too busy to advocate.

Frequent Congressional and regulatory advocacy meetings when you can participate.

Lobby days, Hill visits, and educational briefings for you and your team to directly engage with Washington policymakers.

Signal chat

Dedicated Signal chat between the full BA staff and your team.

Special invitations to events in Washington, D.C., when available.

Marketing Communications and Industry Affairs

Media and public attention around our industry continues to grow. Our Communications and Industry Affairs teams are here to keep members informed and make strategic media connections.

Member benefits
  • Members-only website portal to access the latest memos and newsletter and to stay up-to-date on upcoming events and calls.
  • Weekly members-only newsletter to stay up-to-date on the state of play in Washington, upcoming events, and other news of the day.
  • Thought leadership and networking opportunities in Washington, D.C., and at industry events.
  • Monthly Marketing and Communications calls for your internal team.
  • Promotion of your organization’s major milestones on social media.
  • Access to a members-only jobs board to post your open positions and reach industry job seekers.


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