The beauty of a domain name is that it doesn’t just exist to be bought, sold, and traded: it exists to be used. To bring an idea to life and present it to the world. We like to think outside the box here at NamesCon, and sometimes that means looking beyond the dot-com. That’s why […]

Sponsors Renew Early for NamesCon: Highlights From Confirmed Participants

We are seven months away from NamesCon 2017, and already our list of sponsors is the largest it’s ever been at this point in the year. In addition to our faithful renewing companies, we have many new organizations who are jumping into the fray! NamesCon would like to thank all of our returning sponsors, and extend a warm welcome to those who will be joining us for the first time.

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 […]

Reserve Your VIP Table at the WaterNight Gala During NamesCon

On WaterNight we’re working together raise $50,000 for WaterSchool’s clean water projects in developing countries – and we can’t do it without your help! With over 800 guests expected, it’s going to be a busy night and seating will be at a premium.  Make sure you have a place to lounge in style with a […]

Sneak Peek: Your Free NamesCon T-Shirt!

Here is a sneak peek at the official NamesCon t-shirts sponsored and provided by Minds + Machines Registry for all conference attendees. This year they mixed it up a bit and made mens t-shirts and ladies tank tops branded with just one of their gTLD logos on each (.beer for the t-shirts and .fashion for […]

Black Friday: Registration and Sponsorship Packages Sale

We have a BIG sale announcement as we head into Black Friday and Cyber Monday: NamesCon is returning to the $399 early-bird price for single ticket buyers, and 2-for-1 passes are discounted to $599 for the pair! This sale is effective from November 26 at 12pm PST to November 30 at 11:59pm PST, which gives […]

Letters in the Post

This week at TDC we set up a public typing station with a real, live, actual typewriter. Conference attendees were very intrigued and were glad to have an opportunity to send short messages home to their loved ones! (We saw lots of letters home to mom, seconded by postcards home to the kids). For those […]

We’ve Sold More Than Half Our Booths for NamesCon 2016

If you’re thinking about showcasing your business, product or new gTLD on the exhibition floor at NamesCon 2016, now is the time to secure your booth as we have already sold more than half our available space! The standard booth package nabs you an 8×10′ space and two complimentary conference passes, as well as your company […]

Women in Domaining Salon and Dinner

The Women in Domaining dinner has been a memorable and standout event at the previous two NamesCon conferences, so this year we are upping the game with an even bigger emphasis on and appreciation for the women within our industry. Not only have we expanded our dinner plans, we’ve added a dedicated “Women in Domaining Salon” […]

Creative Ideas for Hotel Room Drops

One of the fantastic benefits of staying in the conference hotel is our ability to deliver sweet swag straight to your room. As an attendee who stays at the Tropicana, this is a memorable and personal touch that really goes a long way, and room drops mean you don’t have to carry several bags of […]