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Three-letter .net leads as NamesCon charity auction raises €4,150 for Kenyan school

A domain auction at NamesCon Europe raised €4,150 for charity today. A total of 22 domains were sold, each of which had been donated by a conference attendee. The top sale was bbe.net, which went for €650, followed by xvs.net, which fetched €500. The three-letter jjh.org went for €150, which some said was a bargain. […]

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Atallah encourages domainers to get involved in ICANN

ICANN Global Domains Division chief Akram Atallah today encouraged domain investors to participate more in the ICANN community. “Domain investors’ voices need to be heard in ICANN,” he said during brief remarks opening NamesCon Europe here in Valencia this morning. “Your voices are as important as everyone else’s and should be heard,” he said. He […]

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Can’t get enough GDPR? Come to my NamesCon panel

NamesCon Europe is being held in Valencia, Spain, this week, the first time the NamesCon branding has been applied to the old Domaining Europe show. Starting Thursday, it’s a two-day conference — or three if you count the social events planned for Saturday — with a varied agenda focused on domain investors. The keynote will […]

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NamesCon to bid adieu to The Tropicana

2019 will be the last year for NamesCon at The Tropicana in Las Vegas. If you enjoy The Tropicana Hotel’s mysterious “resort fee”, smokey atmosphere, horrible room service and aging rooms, I have bad news for you: NamesCon is leaving the venue. The conference has decided to pack its bags and move to another venue […]

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NamesCon dumps the Trop, eyeing beaches for 2020

GoDaddy-owned annual domain industry conference NamesCon has decided to ditch Las Vegas after its 2019 event. The show is now looking for ideas for a new location close to a beach, according to a post on its web site. The January event next year will be held at the Tropicana hotel on the Vegas strip, […]

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#California or #Florida? Your chance to vote for the #NamesCon 2020 location

NamesCon is moving out of Las Vegas, and while the 2019 event will be at the Tropicana, the 2020 venue has not been decided yet. One thing is certain: The domain conference’s operators are looking for a coastal city for NamesCon 2020. We’d very much like to see the event take place at the Grand […]

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Bye-bye, Las Vegas : #NamesCon Global 2020 moves to a sandy beach somewhere

NamesCon 2019 will be the final one at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, and the domain conference’s organizers are actively seeking a new venue for 2020. Facing extreme attendance growth, NamesCon 2020 will be in a new location, yet to be finalized. That’s great news for many NamesCon regulars, that consider the current venue’s services […]

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Video: Mastering Aftermarket Appraisals @ NamesCon

Watch the full session of NamesCon’s Mastering Aftermarket Appraisals session, and learn a number of perspectives from domain industry professional of how to accurately appraise and evaluate domain names to sell or purchase.   The post Video: Mastering Aftermarket Appraisals @ NamesCon appeared first on TheDomains.com.

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Editorial : A fun revisit to the embargoed #news practices

Welcome to the DomainGang Editorial for March 2018. A press release about the acquisition of Domaining Europe by NamesCon was embargoed until 4PM Pacific (7PM Eastern.) Two fellow publications shared the news already, because the embargo was lifted early by NamesCon. We were not copied on that update, however, and it’s understandable that mistakes do […]

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#PitchFest Global has received overwhelming response

PitchFest Global, the joint collaboration project by NameSummit and NamesCon has received overwhelming response. According to the event’s organizers, “PitchFest Global is the new approach to support new business, digital entrepreneurship, and innovation on a global scale.” Pitchfest Global participants will have the opportunity to pitch their business ideas in front of a panel of […]

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