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 […]

NamesCon Europe Beach Party: Domainers Surf with domainers.surf

Nobody says “surfing the web” anymore, because it’s not 1997. Instead, we ride actual waves. One last day of NamesCon Europe 2019, we’re throwing a beach party at Praia do Guincho, a famous surfing destination. There, attendees will be able to grab a wetsuit and take a surf lesson if they want. We don’t want […]

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 […]

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 […]

NamesCon Europe Expert Panels Revealed!

NamesCon Europe 2019 is bringing you beyond the dot! Conversations will blend into sessions and panels, which will then become new conversations, you’ll be setting yourself up for greater success, wherever you are in your investment journey. You and your peers will be riding the wave together as the event unfolds, with great conversations inspired […]

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 […]

Data Rules! A Panel on Why Data Matters

Data shouldn’t be just collected for the sake of collecting it. When used properly (and collected efficiently), you can actually protect, run, and grow your business. This is what Wednesday’s morning panel at NamesCon Global 2019 was all about. Moderated by Pinky Brand, Bhavin Turakhia (Radix, Flock), Akram Atallah (Donuts, Inc.), Rolf Larsen (.GLOBAL), and […]