NamesCon Online 2020 Event Statistics

NamesCon Online was a great success, thanks to our fantastic presenters, partners, and attendees. As the team prepared for our first-ever all-digital event, we weren’t quite sure what to expect, but we were hoping for lots of engagement. The NamesCon community certainly delivered! Here’s how it went down: 1020 domaining professionals registered for NamesCon Online, […]

ID4me Summit in Madrid: The Future of DNS-Based Security

NamesCon Global 2020 is still several months away, but you can keep your hand in the game as you gear up for the Domain Economic Forum. Start by hitting up one of our partner conferences, the 2019 ID4me Summit in Madrid, and explore the future of democratic identity services. ID4me is a not-for-profit group of […]

Lock In Early Ticket Pricing for NamesCon Global 2020

Don’t put it off any longer… On October 1st, the registration price for NamesCon Global 2020 goes up to $699, so lock in your $499 tickets while you still can! Through industry-leader keynotes, expert panels, hands-on workshops, a live domain auction, and world-class networking events, you’ll plug into the entire ecosystem of the domain-name economy […]

Make the Most of NamesCon Europe 2019!

GETTING TO NAMESCON EUROPE NamesCon Europe 2019 takes place at the PESTANA CIDADELA CASCAIS AND ARTS DISTRICT. The Pestana Cidadela is located right in the heart of Cascais. The full address is: Av. Dom Carlos I, 2750-310 Cascais, Portugal The nearest airport in Portugal is Lisbon (LIS). The fastest way to get from the airport […]

Useful Portuguese Words and Phrases for an Awesome Trip

Portuguese shares a few words with Spanish, but this beautiful language is actually quite different! Besides being the official tongue of Portugal and Brazil, it’s also spoken from Cape Verde and Mozambique to Macau and Equatorial Guinea. In fact, there are over 250 million Portuguese speakers worldwide! In case you’re not one of them, here […]

Things to See and Do in Cascais and Lisbon

You’ve come to Cascais, Portugal for NamesCon Europe, but there are many reasons to extend your stay. You won’t be alone: Portugal welcomed nearly 13 million tourists in 2018, and tourism injected an estimated €35.2 billion into the country’s economy. (On a related note, the vowel sound “oão” is pronounced like “wow”.) All these visitors […]

Need a Place to Stay in Cascais?

NamesCon Europe is centered at the historic Pestana Cidadela Cascais, but that is by no means your only accommodation option once you hit the Portuguese seaside. There are many hotels ready and waiting for your visit as you arrive for NamesCon Europe 2019. Here is a selection of fine hotels we’ve found—and, yes, we checked: […]

Getting to Portugal for NamesCon Europe is Easy

You may be wondering, “Are there still flights available to Lisbon in June?” The answer is a resounding Yes! Flight options abound for getting to Lisbon in June, no matter where you’re coming from. We’ve listed a few sample routes for you here, as well as including some useful travel-planning links to help you turn […]

Ride the Wave with a Pro Surfer at NamesCon Europe 2019!

We’re thrilled to announce our first keynote speaker for NamesCon Europe 2019: professional big wave surfer Andrew Cotton! Andrew has built a life and career out of embracing the awesome power of the ocean. As one of the world’s most respected pro surfers, he travels the globe hunting some of the biggest and heaviest waves […]

Words From a Lexicographer: Erin McKean on the More Language Changes

Erin McKean thinks she might be a ultracrepidarian as she closed out the .GLOBAL Keynote Hall on Tuesday afternoon; that’s someone who’s presumptuous and offers advice or opinions beyond one’s sphere of knowledge. That’s because she’s a lexicographer, and not a domainer. But as a lexicographer, she had far more knowledge to offer the NamesCon […]