NamesCon Global 2020 First Keynote Speaker Announcement

Phenomenal news! Announcing our first keynote speaker for NamesCon Global 2020: James Booth, the domain broker who runs the award-winning Phenom.com. He’s cleared over $30 million in sales before turning 30, with $10 million in 2019 alone. James got his start in wealth management, rolling the dice on a move to Southeast Asia to take […]

RightOfTheDot Domain Auction at NamesCon Global 2020: Submissions Now Open

Submissions are now open for the RightOfTheDot domain auction at NamesCon Global 2020! The live auction will take place Thursday, January 30 at the NamesCon Global conference in Austin, Texas. RightOfTheDot is bringing you this live auction for the fifth year, with world champion auctioneer Wayne Wheat. This year, the auction will take place on […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]