That’s a Wrap! NamesCon 2017

Well, a busy year has come to a close; topped off with another great event. The NamesCon team is already gearing up for 2018! Thank you to everyone who took part in our survey –  first on the list is a thorough review of all of the feedback we’ve received from attendees, speakers, moderators and staff – yourselves included!

Rebel with a Cause: Elliot Noss at NamesCon 2017

NamesCon founder Richard Lau sat down with Tucows Inc. CEO Elliot Noss to talk about setting up and running an internet company that’s built to last. It’s been a long, strange trip for Noss, who keeps coming back to the intersection of fairness and connectivity. 

Domain Name Industry Forecast: NamesCon 2017

So… what just happened? As this year’s conference winds down, V- and C-Suite executives gathered to identify emerging trends from NamesCon 2017. They also predicted trends for the next few years.

Creative Domain Monetization: NamesCon 2017

Domaining is like the Gold Rush: changes in technology dictate how successful you’ll be down in the digital mines. Learn some tips from experts in creative domain monetization.

India Masterclass at NamesCon 2017

India has nearly as many internet users as the USA, despite less than 20% of its population having access. This is a humongous and important emerging market: we’re talking 300 million internet users, with another 50 million added per year.  Here you can learn more about this market.

The Dollars and Sense of .net

Scott Schnell, SVP of Global Marketing and Channel Management at Verisign, discussed the dollars and sense of the .net TLD.

Let’s Make a Deal: DomainSherpa Live at NamesCon 2017

DomainSherpa Review Live was like a game show: attendees could submit their name for real-time evaluation, and even an on-the-spot cash offer. Frank Schilling (Uniregistry), Andrew Rosener (Media Options), and Shane Cultra (DSAD) were our game-show hosts.

China Masterclass at NamesCon 2017

A panel of experts discussed the massive, important, and complex domain market that is China in a hugely helpful masterclass. Learn the ropes from from Simon Cousins (Allegravita), Negar Hajikhani (Sedo), Ken Hanssen (Zhongguo Ventures LLC), George Hong (Guta), and JQ Tang (