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In Part 3 of ‘What HostingCon 2014 Offered’ the agenda talked about here is ‘Domains’.

Samiran Gupta (ICANN), Biswapriya Bhattacharjee (IMRB International) and Edmond Chung (.ASIA) took the stage as they spoke about meeting challenges, the digital way forward and the future of new TLDs.
Samiran Gupta, Head of India, ICANN spoke on the topic ‘Meeting the Digital India Challenge’. With the recent launch of the program Digital India by the Government of India, there is a deliberate steer towards the digital world over the years to come. Samiran talks about what this means for the domain industry and how we can meet the challenges ahead. Take a look at his presentation here:

Meeting the Digital India Challenge from Samiran Gupta

Session two in the Domains agenda was taken by Biswapriya Bhattacharjee, Group Business Director at IMRB International. In his talk titled ‘Pockets of Potential – Building Online Presence for MSME’, Mr. Bhattacharjee shared how domains still remain the dominant route for businesses online but at the same time, how social media is beginning to play a key role in small and micro businesses:

Pockets of Potential – Building online presence for MSME from Biswapriya Bhattacharjee

Edmon Chung, CEO of .ASIA spoke on the topic ‘The Changing Asian Domain Landscape – Are New TLDs Making a Dent in the Industry’. His discussion covered the opportunities & threats to new gTLDs and how businesses can use it to their advantage. Check out his presentation here:

The Changing Asian Domain Landscape – Are new TLDs making a dent in the industry? from Edmon Chung

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AmritaAmritaAmritaAmrita Konaiagari is the Team Lead for Content Marketing at Endurance International Group (APAC). She is also the Editor of the ResellerClub blog. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and a Master’s Degree in Communication & Journalism from the Mumbai University. She has 9 years of experience in Digital Marketing. She has a passion for home decor and hopes to one day be a book author.View all posts by Amrita