NamesCon Global 2018

NamesCon Global is the largest annual domain-industry conference, attracting attendees from around the globe. Attendees will experience compelling keynotes, informative panels, and hands-on workshops led by industry experts. Aside from the actionable content you'll see on stage, NamesCon also facilitates valuable personal connections through engaging social events and structured business networking opportunities. 

NamesCon will connect you to all aspects of the domain industry, from registrars, registries, web hosting companies, attorneys, brand managers, domain name investors, start-ups, affiliate marketing companies, parking companies, financial service providers, individual end-users, and everyone else in between! Surveyed attendees tell us every year that the networking at NamesCon is second to none.

This is an energetic, 4-day event set against the backdrop of fabulous Las Vegas, so you'll have no shortage of activities to fill your schedule!


 

Where we are

The New Tropicana Las Vegas redefines the expectations of today’s global travelers with a casual and elegant resort experience, just five minutes from McCarran International Airport (LAS).  

Take advantage of our special NamesCon room rates, and make the most of your time and energy with a leisurely stroll to and from the conference centre to your room.

who attends

Our attendees come from many different countries, and while they all share an interest in domaining, they work in a wide variety of industries.

We at NamesCon believe in fostering diversity in the workplace, with a particular focus on the domain name industry. We continually strive to reflect this ethos in our conference programming and outreach activities.  

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What to expect

Choose from small expert-led conversations to panel discussions; fireside chats with industry leaders to keynote talks with renowned speakers.

Every evening we network and let loose! Notable highlights include our Opening Reception; an exciting live Domain Auction; and the WaterNight Gala – a red-carpet charity affair for WaterSchool.

 
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Our Goals

Connect, Engage, Inspire 

  • Connect all aspects of the industry by inviting participation from registrars, registries, web hosting companies, attorneys, brand managers, domain name investors, start-ups, affiliate marketing companies, parking companies, financial service providers, and individual end-users.
  • Maintain affordability to ensure continued attendance growth every year.
  • Facilitate valuable connections among all attendees through engaging social events and structured business networking opportunities.
  • Host renowned keynote speakers to deliver inspirational personal success stories.
  • Schedule informative sessions and workshops for hands-on learning opportunities.
  • Continue to be a global show that nurtures international relationships and business.
  • Introduce attendees to the “Who’s Who” of the domain name industry.

Schedule at a Glance

SEE THE FULL AGENDA

Saturday January 27
8am - 6pm: Expo load-in
12pm - 6pm: Registration and name badge pick up
Early bird networking all day! 

Sunday January 28
8am - 8pm: Registration and name badge pick up
12pm - 5pm: Workshops & Product Demos
12pm - 6pm: Exhibitor set-up
1pm - 2pm: Lunch break
5pm: Women in Domaining Dinner
6pm: VIP Champagne Lounge
7pm: Opening Reception

Monday January 29
11am - 6pm: Exhibit Hall open
10am - 5pm: Keynotes and Sessions
1pm - 2pm: Lunch break
5pm - 6pm: Startup Alley Happy Hour
6:30pm: WaterNight Charity Gala RSVP required

Tuesday January 30
11am - 6pm: Exhibit Hall open
10am - 5pm: Keynotes and Sessions
1pm - 2pm: Lunch break
3pm - 4pm: Startup Alley Happy Hour
4pm: Domain Auction
9pm: Wrap Party 

Wednesday January 31
11am - 2pm: Exhibit Hall open
11am: Closing Keynote Roundtable
2pm: Unconference

schedule is subject to change


2018 Sponsorships

NamesCon offers a diverse array of sponsorship placements that provide opportunities for your business to really connect with attendees: VIP tickets, marketing support, logo & signage placements, social activities and more.

Our “A La Carte” placement options allow you to tailor your package to your company's marketing goals, with our help on design, production and execution.