The inaugural NameSummit domain industry conference is coming up this Monday and Tuesday, and 270 attendees have registered so far. With the potential for people (like myself) to register the day-of the event at the door, I think there will be close to 300 industry attendees at the conference.
There are quite a few notable domain industry speakers lined up for the conference. One of the nice aspects about the event is that quite a few of the speakers are not directly related to the domain name space, and I think that will give attendees a bit of a different perspective about domain names. Topics covered beyond domain investing include personal branding, Bitcoin, social media law, and other topics related to online business.
When the conference was announced in April, I published an interview with conference co-founders Jason Schaeffer and Steven Kaziyev. I think the interview gives more insight about why they decided to put this conference together and what their goals are for the event.
For those who have not yet registered, the conference will be held August 7-8, 2017 at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel (in Manhattan). Registration is still open and you can also register the day of the event if you make a last minute decision to attend. If it weren’t for this weekend’s Pan-Mass Challenge, I would be there for certain.
Having known the team that is organizing the conference for many years, I am sure that attendees will have a good time and enjoy the opportunity to network with industry colleagues.