PRLog - July 22, 2011 - NEW YORK -- iBreakfast – the leading forum for Digital Media Companies - and Smart TLDs are co-hosting the first conference on the opening up of the new Domains since ratification at ICANN Singapore on June 20, 2011. Sponsored by Verisign, Afilias, Neustar, Dot Green, Definition6, and Herrick Feinstein LLC.
The Master of Your Domain - New gTLD Conference takes place on:
Wed. Aug. 3rd 8:00 am - 12:00pm
2 Park Ave. NYC (Herrick, Feinstein LLP)
The "dot com" era is expanding and will soon be joined with a myriad of possibilities. This is the web's new lakefront property frontier. Cities, brands, industries, interest groups, even start-up concepts could be your domain. ICANN's recent ruling to open up the process to apply for and run new domain registries forever will alter the way things are represented online. The implications for SEO and trademark protection are critical, and the opportunities presented to brands, industry associations - even investors - is exploding. This iBreakfast Conference will sort through the opportunities and surrounding issues with industry leaders from around the world.
Confirmed Speakers include: Roland LaPlante, SVP/CMO, Affilias; Ken Hansen, Sen. Dir. Business Development, Neustar; Verisign; Ben Crawford, CEO of CentralNic and dotBrand Solutions; Michael Berkens, Co-Founder, Right Of The Dot and TheDomains.com;
"The Master of Your Domain?" Event will have an opening keynote followed by three panels contemplating the different major sectors of the New TLDs. chronologically on Brand TLDs; Public Interest and Non-Profit TLDs; and City and Generic TLDs.
The event will be livestreamed, with Social Media DJ™ Jonathan Accarrino, Director of Social Media, Definition 6.
This is a must-attend event for big and small business, cities, brands, industries, advertisers, marketers, interest groups, investors, and digital professionals. Gain insight, share thoughts and network together as we explore this game-changing shift in the digital media world.
The monthly iBreakfast meetings, started in 1997, are the longest continually running digital media strategy events delivering the latest trends and issues in the industry. iBreakfast reaches over 20,000 Tristate NY digital media executives through emails, Facebook. LinkedIn and Twitter.
About Smart TLDs
Smart TLDs is domain industry lobbying firm and domain name and IP holdings company. Smart TLDs reaches over 10,000 US and global domain industry leaders; social entertainment and technology executives; luxury brands; digital and social media agencies and stragtegists;
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The iBreakfast is the nation's longest-running Forum for Digital Media Executives, Entrepreneurs and Investors.