Domaining Europe In Valencia, Spain – Day 1 (recap and photos)

domaining-europe2015Domaining Europe 2015 started yesterday in Valencia, Spain and the Sorolla Palace Hotel.

The 7th European Conference is the biggest European Domaining Conference with over 20 International Speakers and over 120 participants from 20 countries, a 33% increase from last year.

The atmosphere is very relaxed and everybody is enjoying the sessions, Spanish food and Valencian weather. And of course Dietmar Stefitz is a first class host.

The conference continues today with a busy agenda.

Here is a recap and photos from day 1:

Conference Opening by Manuel Juliá President of AVALNET
News in the Domain World 2015 and beyond by Adam Dicker
Adam talked about:

  • How to buy and sell Domains
  • Domains and Social Networking
  • Tools to be successful in Domaining.


Paul Reynor Keating Esq. talked about:
  • Trademark searches made easy
  • Avoiding conflicts
  • How to quickly resolve or safely ignore conflicts


ICANN: a 30 minute talk from Andrea Beccalli was followed by a panel with the participation of:

  • How is transition moving forward?
  • What happened to the proposed new WHOIS
  • How is the New GTLD program going
  • What will happen to funds of new GTLD auctions proceeds
  • When will the next round of GTLD’s open
(Lunch had great food with a variety of Paellas and a Buffet in the Hotel Restaurant.)
Roundtable Domains and SEO was moderated by Braden Pollock. The panel included:

  • John Andrews and his Team.
  • Julia Logan is an Expert in evaluating domains from the point of view of possible previous penalties and bans as
  • Ignacio Perez gives us an inside of the latest in Analytics.

 News on the Parking scene moderated by Braden Pollock with:

1 Year of New TLD’s . Figures and Facts with Frederic Guillemaut



New gTLD panel, Marketing of New TLD’s moderated by Michele Neylon with
Natasa Djukanovic, Iliya Bazlyankov, Frederic Guillemaut,
Andrea BeccalliSanti RiberaJeffrey Sass


Dinner at the Valencian Beach

About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.


  1. ” over 20 International Speakers and over 120 participants from 20 countries, a 33% increase from last year? ”

    I count 50 people including those on stage. Is that about right?

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