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 […]

Interview with the Leaders of NamesCon and Domaining Europe

As NamesCon Europe 2019 approaches, Ron Jackson of Domain Name Journal chatted with NamesCon CEO Soeren von Varchmin and Head of NamesCon Helga Neumer about how the conference has been evolving and what attendees can expect once they arrive in Cascais, Portugal. Helga has never been one to complain about her workload, in fact the […]

NamesCon Global 2020: Join Us for the Domain Economic Forum

Get ready to experience the evolution of NamesCon Global our flagship event has grown to be the largest and most anticipated domain industry event of the year, and now we’re moving to Austin, Texas to establish the Domain Economic Forum. This coincides with the World Economic Forum, which serves as a model for the NamesCon […]

What to Pack for NamesCon Europe 2019

NamesCon Europe 2019 is nearly here—are you ready? Mentally, of course you’re ready to hit the Portuguese seaside, but that’s not what we mean: have you packed the right stuff? Here’s what you’ll need to bring… Get ready to hit the ground running in beautiful Cascais. No tie required. Business cards. Pack a few more […]

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: […]

Five Reasons Why You Can’t Miss NamesCon Europe 2019

NamesCon Europe 2019 kicks off on June 20, and if you’re even halfway-serious about the domaining industry, you’ll want to be there. Here’s why. 100% Domain Investor-Relevant Content  While it’s true that heavy hitters from the domain industry’s biggest companies will be there, NamesCon Europe is for the domain investors who bring such vibrant life […]

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 […]

We Tested the Beach: It Works Great

NamesCon Europe 2019 is nearly upon us, and there’s a lot of last-minute work for the NamesCon team to take care of. Perhaps the most important is the site inspection, in which we make sure that the hotel and event venues will be fit for purpose as you, our valued attendees flock to Cascais from […]

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 […]