Monday, January 23rd


 

8:00am - 9:30am

 

Domain Name Association Breakfast

Join the DNA for a buffet breakfast and learn more about how you can get involved in this great association.

 
 

8:00am - 8:00pm

 

Visit the NamesCon information desk for registration, wayfinding, and any other questions you may have for our friendly staff!

Information Desk

Convention Center Foyer

 
 

9:00am - 6:00pm

 

For impromptu round table meetings or a quiet place to set up and work, the Verisign Business Hub is open to all attendees.

Verisign Business Hub

 
 

10:00am - 6:00pm

 

Visit more than 45 exhibitors in our busy exhibit hall, and don't forget to use the NamesCon mobile app to check in at exhibitor booths and be entered to win fantastic prizes!

Exhibit Hall

 
 

10:00am - 10:45am

 

The Future of Domaining

Keynote

Frank joins us again this year for another compelling keynote – be sure to get there early as the house is always packed!

FRANK SCHILLING, UNIREGISTRY

 
 

11:00am - 11:45am

 

Best Practices Selling Domains Through Hosting

Panel

How can hosting companies and site builders maximize profits by selling domains? Our panel of experts will shine some light on this competitive market.

SPEAKERS TBA

Moderator: Bill Sweetman

 

Dominate the Drop: Best Practices for Successfully Acquiring Deleting Domains

Breakout

Join dropcatching powerhouses SnapNames and NameJet to learn how dropcatching works, and learn useful tips for playing the Drop and acquiring these gems.

Speakers TBA

Presented by Web.com

 

Uniregistry Session

Breakout

Session name and details to be announced shortly.

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Presented by Uniregistry

 
 

12:00pm - 12:45pm

 

Always Be Closing: Case Studies of Recent Domain Sale Negotiations

Panel

Hear about recent case studies from top industry domain investors and brokers, and learn how the best of the best negotiate their deals.

Speakers TBA

Moderator: Derek Newman

 

The Most Shocking UDRP Decisions of 2016

Breakout

The ICA will identify 5 UDRP decisions from 2016 and each case will be presented by an expert ICA panelist. Attendees can vote for the “most shocking” case via the NamesCon app and one lucky voter will be awarded an iPad.

Speakers TBA

Moderator: Bill Sweetman
Presented by the Internet Commerce Association

 

Uniregistry Session

Breakout

Session name and details to be announced shortly.

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Presented by Uniregistry

 
 

1:00pm - 1:45pm

 

Aftermarket Sales By The Numbers

Panel

Sales experts will answer the toughest questions posed by domain investors: What is being bought? When are they selling? What are common sales averages? What trends are the most interesting?

speakers tba

Moderator: Christa Taylor

 

10 Ways to Creatively Use Domain Names in Your Marketing and Branding Campaigns

Breakout

DNA members will explore how domain names enhance advertising campaigns, providing specific examples of how to make use of domain names within your own marketing strategy.

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Moderator: Jeff Sass, .CLUB
Presented by the Domain Name Association

 

Uniregistry Session

Breakout

Session name and details to be announced soon.

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Presented by Uniregistry

 
 

2:00pm - 2:45pm

 

The State of Premium Domains in 2017

Breakout

Rightside brings together a panel of experienced domain investors who will discuss what to look forward to in premium domains. Discover where to find the best inventory, how to negotiate prices, and what tools exist to help manage your portfolio.

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Moderator: Matt Overman, Rightside
Presented by Rightside

 

Uniregistry Session

Breakout

Session name and details to be announced soon.

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Presented by Uniregistry

 
 

3:00pm - 6:00pm

 

NamesCon Domain Auction 2017, Presented by RightOfTheDot

Don't miss the annual NamesCon Premium Domain Auction, an exciting event where live bids will compete with online bidding from around the world! Pre-bidding and post Extended Auction will be hosted by our partner NameJet.

Last year’s event resulted in 70% of lots being sold! We are pleased to announce that once again Monte Cahn and World Champion Live Auctioneer Wayne Wheat will conduct the live auction event. Food and beverages will be served.