The DNA (Domain Name Association) is a global, non-profit organization that represents the interests of those in the world of domain names and as of May 2019, Gandi is a member! And together with DNA we celebrated our new membership on May 8 at ICANN’s 5th GDD Industry Summit in Bangkok.
The DNA is glad to announce @DotShopDomain @Uniregistry Re-Joining, @DotVote @Art_Domains @dotFM and @gandi_net as new members! We are on a mission to elevate awareness of the #benefits, #innovation and #potential of #domains, #DNS and #TLDs – glad to have you with us!— Domain Name Assoc. (@DNAssoc) 1 mai 2019
VIP guests at the happy hour organized by Gandi and DNA
ICANN’s GDD Industry Summit is one of the biggest domain name industry events of the year. This fifth edition took place in Bangkok from May 6–9.
For the occasion, Gandi and the Domain Name Association co-organized a happy hour celebration on May 8, 2019. The goal was to help spread the word amongst key domain name actors about Gandi having joined DNA. The Long Bar at the Hotel Shangri-La played host to the event.
No less than 60 company directors and invitees from some 45 DNA member organizations were there, among them Greenberg Traurig, InternetNZ, Nominet, mmx, Neustar, Uniregistry, PiR, .art, .at, CIRA, Microsoft, GoDaddy, Google, Trademark Clearinghouse, Valideus, AuthenticWeb, DotClub, Donuts, and Afilias.
The party also included invitees from ICANN and numerous key groups like the Registries & Registrars Stakeholder Group (RrSG), ICA (Internet Commerce Association), i2 Coalition (Internet Infrastructure Coalition) as well as non-members like Facebook, Centralnic/Key Systems and Blacknight.
Invitees discussed the issues facing the world of domain names while enjoying the delicious cocktails on offer at The Long Bar, one of the most famous spots in all of Bangkok.