Saturday, January 27th

12:00pm - 6:00pm

Registration and Name Badge Pick Up

Convention Center Foyer

Take advantage of early name badge pick up so you can skip the line on Sunday and head straight into the Tool Talks, workshops, and networking!


Sunday, January 28th

8:00am - 8:00pm

Registration and Name Badge Pick Up

Convention Center Foyer

Collect your name badge for entry to NamesCon - no paper confirmations are required, just your name and/or the e-mail address you used to register.


11:00am - 11:45am

Welcome to NamesCon

Breakout Stage

This session kicks off a day of content tailored for those attendees who are new to the NamesCon experience. We'll talk about what to expect from the week ahead, jump-start your networking with a few icebreakers, explain how to use the conference app, and more.

Soeren von varchmin


12:00pm - 5:00pm

Tool Talks

Breakout Stage

Today only! Join us at the breakout stage for an afternoon of fast-paced tool demos, taking place in 20-minute increments. Come and learn which products, services and techniques can improve your business.

detailed tool talk agenda coming soon


Business Hub

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


12:00pm - 12:45pm

Develop a Domain and Sell a Business

Workshop Room

A domain's value can grow exponentially once it's developed, ranking on Google, getting traffic, and creating revenue. Learn how to develop and market your domains effectively and efficiently – from choosing the right CMS, to SEO tricks, and winning with paid advertising.

Alex Melen, Smartsites


1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch Break

The Tropicana offers a variety of casual dining options within an easy 5-minute walk of the convention centre. Don't go too far afield! We'll be back with more in one hour.


Executive Q&A

VIP Lounge

For NamesCon VIP pass holders: Enjoy a complimentary lunch buffet while taking part in an intimate Q&A with NamesCon's founder, Richard Lau.

richard Lau,


2:00pm - 2:45pm

Use Your Blog to Connect with Industry Influencers

Workshop Room

How to use social media and a simple personal blog to ignite your personal brand and network.

Matt holmes,


3:00pm - 3:45pm

Domain Auctions and Brokerage: A Path to Monetizing Your Domains 

Workshop Room

The perfect primer to the live NamesCon Domain Auction on Tuesday afternoon! Join our auction partners to learn the ins and outs of how to select your best names for submission, how to appraise names, and insider tips on how to take part during the live auction event. 

monte cahn, rightofthedot; jonathan tenenbaum, namejet


4:00pm - 4:45pm

Growth And Market Expansion: Leveraging The DNA

Workshop Room

Learn all about The Domain Name Association, including the benefits of membership and participation in this dynamic organization.

Jothan Frakes, Domain Name Association  

This session brought to you by The DNA.


5:00pm - 7:00pm

Women In Domaining Dinner

Robert Irvine Public House

Join us at the new Robert Irvine Public House off the Tropicana casino for great conversation, wine, and dinner. Thanks to our generous event sponsors, this event is free but RSVPs are requested as space is limited.

RSVP now.


6:00pm - 7:00pm

VIP Champagne Lounge

VIP Lounge

NamesCon VIP pass holders can enjoy a festive kick-off to the conference with complimentary bubbly and fantastic networking. Join us immediately after for the Opening Reception, accessible directly from the VIP Lounge so you can enter the next party in style.



7:00pm - 11:00pm

Opening Reception 

Keynote Hall

Celebrate opening day of NamesCon Global 2018 with live music, cocktails, and networking in a casual atmosphere. Don't forget to wear your name badge for entry!