The Middle East DNS Forum brings together the industry’s key players, offering information sharing and networking opportunities. Participants from ICANN, ISOC, registries, registrars, registrants, ccTLDs, new gTLD applicants, service providers, brand owners, legal firms, and anyone who has an interest in the DNS industry are expected to attend the event. The event aims to build bridges between interested parties in the region and world experts in the field, share experiences and best practices, update the audience on in the domain name industry at a global level and emerging business opportunities.

The fourth edition of the Forum in Cairo, Egypt will build upon the three previous forums in Dubai, UAE in 2014, in Amman, Jordan in 2015, and finally in Tunis, Tunisia in 2016. Through the Forum, we aim to spread the message around and introduce interested parties to the key players in the industry, thus leading to a vibrant domain name industry in the region.


Target Audience

The forum is open to anyone interested in issues pertaining to the domain name industry and the business opportunities it can provide. It is an event where participants can engage and network with key players and experts in the field. Target audience includes ccTLD and gTLD registries and registrars/resellers, registrants, DNS experts, gTLD applicants,  regional TLD organizations, brand owners, IT and Internet businesses, legal and IP firms.


Attendance and Fees

Attendance is free of charge. Interested parties are kindly requested to register online.


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We would like to express our gratitude to members of the Middle East DNS Forum Program Committee (PC) for working on the agenda, and for making many valuable suggestions all along the way.