How We’ll End NamesCon Global 2020 with a Bang

We mentioned earlier that NamesCon Global 2020 will feature a dedicated Fun Day, where attendees and partners can spend the day networking and celebrating after an intense few days of conferencing. Now it’s time to reveal the details: we’ll all be hitting Banger’s Sausage House and Beer Garden, an Austin institution famous for its sausage, […]

Pro and Newcomer Tracks to Raise Your Domain Game

NamesCon is all about moving the domain world forward, and that means making sure everybody is on the same page when it comes to understanding how this industry works. There are a surprising number of moving parts to the domain world, and you’ll get to know them all. Knowledge, as we all know, is power. […]

Domain Economic Forum: Initiatives to Develop and Quantify the Domain Industry

What can we do today to make our niche market bigger? What are the real economics shaping the fortunes of domainers, registries, and registrars? How do we make the secondary market look less like an MC Escher drawing to a potential buyer or investor? These questions can—and will—be answered. The future of the domain industry […]

The Domain Economic Forum: Call for Submissions

NamesCon Global is the largest annual domain-industry conference, attracting professionals from around the world. What began as an investor-centric gathering has developed into the central event for everything domain-related, from channel providers and software vendors to domain investors and end-customers. The move from Las Vegas also a reinvention of sorts: we’re coming to Austin to […]

8 Ideas for Conference Hotel Room Drops: Level Up Your Swag

What’s a conference without swag? We’re not talking about how you walk into the room, but the stuff attendees take home that remind them of who you are and what you do—and how you can work together in the future. One of the benefits at staying at the official conference hotel is that you can […]

Austin, Texas: NamesCon Global’s New Home Has a Lot Going On

NamesCon Global’s new home in the heart of Austin, Texas gives us plenty of new opportunities to eat, drink, and network. Austin is famous for its wide variety of live music venues, world-class barbecue, and craft beer scene—all of which can be sampled without having to travel great distances. The Omni Hotel Austin Downtown, our […]

Join Us at the Omni Hotel in Austin for NamesCon 2020

The Omni Hotel Austin Downtown will be the hub of activity for NamesCon Global 2020, and those who have joined us over the years in Las Vegas will enjoy the breath of fresh air. The Omni’s facilities are very conducive to what goes on at NamesCon Global, giving us what we need without the unneccessary […]

Date Change for NamesCon Global

We’ve had to change the dates for NamesCon Global 2020 to January 29-February 1, partly because of a day at the beach. That may warrant further explanation, so NamesCon CEO Soeren von Varchmin and Head of NamesCon Helga Neumer stepped up. “Our NamesCon Europe 2019 Beach Day was such a huge success that we knew […]

NamesCon Europe 2019 Extended Domain Auction Ends July 2: Bid Now

The first-ever NamesCon Europe live domain auction reflected the tastes and strategies of the European domain investor. DNJournal has a great rundown on the evening. With a 55% sell-through rate, auction organizer Monte Cahn from Right of the Dot said that result was closely in line with what one would expect in a North American […]

NamesConEurope 2019 Domain Auction Running Order Announced

NamesCon Europe 2019 is about to begin, and we’re getting into the action right away. RightOfTheDot and NameJet have announced the running order for this evening’s live domain auction. A free registration with NameJet is required to bid. Here you’ll find instructions on bidding, as well as the full list of available names, including bundles […]