GDD Summitters: Be Our Guest!

View of Science World and False Creek from Stamp’s Landing For those of you heading to beautiful British Columbia next week for the GDD Summit, you may want to carve out some time to experience a few of our favourite things in the city of Vancouver. Both Tania and I are based in Vancouver and […]

DOMAINfest Asia Recap

DOMAINfest Asia wrapped up recently, capping off a week packed with interactive panels, informative keynotes, networking events and more.  We sat down with Jothan Frakes and James Morfopoulos to get their highlights from this year’s conference. NC: This year’s event saw the DOMAINfest brand celebrate over a decade of international conferences, again partnering with DotAsia and Allegravita […]

Upcoming Industry Events: DNHouston, DNSeattle, GDD Summit and WHD.usa

First up, two industry meetups are on our agenda: one in Houston and the other (a little closer to our home office in Vancouver, Canada!) in Seattle. Meetups are increasingly becoming a staple of our thriving domain industry, and NamesCon is very happy to support these events wherever possible. These two events are on the larger […]

Meet us in Helsinki

Helsinki, Finland was recently confirmed as the replacement host city for ICANN56 and the NamesCon team is already strategizing how to make the most of our visit. Delegates will travel to the capital city from June 27-30, 2016 – and aside from important policy meetings and official sessions, there’s much to look forward to! On the […]

NamesCon 2016 Highlights by NamePros

NamePros has just released their video reel containing highlights from the 2016 NamesCon, which took place January 10-13 in Las Vegas! Keep your eyes on the NamePros YouTube and be sure to subscribe to receive notifications, as they’ll continue to publish NamesCon interviews with key industry figures over the coming months. Featuring interviews and coverage […]

NamesCon 2016: Fireside Chat with Akram Atallah and Derek Newman

Derek Newman and Akram Atallah chat at NamesCon 2016 “All in, all the time,” said Colin Campbell, CEO of .CLUB, of Akram Atallah, President of ICANN’s Global Domains Division (GDD) . Derek Newman, domain-name lawyer at Newman Du Wors, sat down with Atalla for a quick chat on the NamesCon 2016 main stage. ICANN “is in a new […]

Featured Attendee Profile: Chris LaHatte, ICANN

Chris LaHatte Ombudsman, ICANN Twitter | LinkedIn Fast Facts Location: Wellington, New Zealand How long have you been in the domain industry? 4 ½ years Favourite extension: Ones used with imagination and flair Now reading: “A Manual for Cleaning Women” by Lucia Berlin Now watching: Vikings Best city for conferences: Dublin, Ireland Q&A Describe your […]