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.eu meets start-ups at Internet Week Europe in London
The .eu registry EURid is speaking to new online businesses at a start-up workshop held on 12 November during London’s Internet Week Europe (12-16 November 2012).
EURid’s External Relations Manager, Giovanni Seppia, is participating in a workshop on creating the right website for your business and will talk about the value that the .eu Internet extension brings. In addition, the .eu team will also be available to answer questions about .eu domain names at the EURid information stand.
Event: How Europe can help your digital start-up, Europe House Conference Centre, 32 Smith Square, London, the United Kingdom
Date: 12 November 2012
What: Workshop titled “Get your website right”
Who: Giovanni Seppia, EURid’s External Relations Manager.
Across Europe, .eu domain name registrations grew strongly by 7.6% in the year to Q2 2012 showing that .eu is ideally suited for businesses with cross-border operations, enabling companies to express the fact that they are open for business in other EU markets. In the United Kingdom, there are currently more than 344 000 .eu domain names registered to British businesses, organisations and individuals.
About .eu and EURid
The .eu domain ranks among the largest top-level domains in the world, connecting 500 million people in 27 EU countries to one Internet identity. More than 3.5 million .eu names have been registered since the domain opened for registration in 2005. Many companies and brands use a .eu website as a practical solution to convey a clear European identity and their business ambitions, including Fairtrade International, Foot Locker, Louis Vuitton, the MAN Group, Microsoft Corporation, Orangina and Toyota.
EURid is the not-for-profit organisation that operates the .eu top-level domain, following a tender process and appointment by the European Commission. EURid works with over 850 accredited registrars and provides support in the 23 official EU languages. EURid is registered by the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS), which is an expression of EURid’s environmental commitment. With headquarters in Brussels (Belgium), EURid also has regional offices in Pisa (Italy), Prague (the Czech Republic) and Stockholm (Sweden). More information at: http://www.eurid.eu.