Thursday 14, April 2016

Dubai – MENA Herald: With the global boom in the domain world, the industry has seen an unprecedented growth in the past 30 years with over 300 Million domains registered. The annual domain industry revenue is about USD 2.7 Billion to USD 3 Billion, from which approximately USD 450 Million to USD 500 Million is achieved through aftermarket sales. To introduce the burgeoning Domain market and the vast business scope, YUP2 Events LLC in association with World Domain Owners Association, has announced GCC’s first ever International Domain Industry Conference in Dubai to be held at Hotel Radisson Blu on the 23rd and 24th April, 2016.
From 1985 when the first domain name was registered till 2010 over 185 million domain names were registered, opening the market to an entirely new industry that has helped shape and grow the world’s most successful corporations. Apart from Domain Registration and Aftermarket, the industry comprises of various other fields like Domain name Loan, Domain name Leasing, Domain name Rental, Domain name Financing, Domain Consultant, eBrand Development, Domain Name Branding, Virtual Real Estate, Virtual Asset Appraisal and many more.
Domainers Meet 2016 offers a candid view inside this scarcely tapped into market within the region, exploring one of the most thriving industries within the online market. By the end of 2009 domain registration within the UAE rose by a whopping 30 per cent and by 2015 over 175,000 domain names were registered.
Domainers Meet 2016 is spread over 2 days and will provide opportunities to business owners, employees, prospective entrepreneurs, business personalities and industry aspirants alike, to grasp a more comprehensive understanding of domains and learn how to utilize trade secrets to further leverage their own success.
Mr. Anilkumar, Director Business Development, Domainers Meet said, “The domain industry is booming and we only expect a further increase in the coming years. Contrary to the understanding of many, there is an incredible range of domain names available that offer a more innovative portrayal of websites, some include, .academy, .management, .estate, .clothing and much more, up to 1507 more in fact. Domain extensions now offer a more memorable means of positioning a website, not only explaining what the company does but also allows one to stand out from competitors.”
Mr. Adam Wagner, Founder and CEO of, and Chief Advisor of Domainers Meet 2016 commented, “I am extremely proud to be a part of such an innovative event. It has been extremely overwhelming to see YUP2 Events taking an initiative in bringing the best of the domain world in one city for a day to share business ideas, experiences and discuss the way forward in a trendy and changing industry. I look forward to meeting and speaking in the midst of global personalities and business heads of the domain world.”
As a large niche in the regional market comes from a lack of understanding in domain related expertise, the Domainers Meet 2016 looks to provide an opportunity to understand how the domain industry works. Hosting 14 industry leaders from various parts of the world, the meet will largely be a gathering of idea and experience sharing between industry innovators alongside the opportunity to build a network with industry honchos.
The conference will be held at Hotel Radisson Blu, Dubai on the 23rd April 2016 at 3pm and on 24th April, 2016, at 9 am.