The company is a member of the [[IIA]], [[ISPAI]], [[INEX]], [[RIPE]], [[AFNIC]] and [[Nominet]]; and is also Hosting Solutions competent as a Microsoft Certified Partner.<ref>[http://www.blacknight.com/about-us.html Blacknight About]</ref>
Blacknight began offering free one-year registration of [[.co]] domains in October, 2012. This free domain offering had been offered for .ie domains since May, but the amount of verification necessary for .ie registration made it a labor-intensive offer.<ref>[http://blog.blacknight.com/press-release-blacknight-announce-free-co-domains-for-getting-business-online.html Press Release blacknight Announce Free Co Domains, Blog.Blackknight.com]</ref>
In January, 2010, [[ICANN]] authorized the transfer of a bulk transfer of [[Hosting365 Inc.]]’s [[gTLD]] domains to Blacknight. This action was undertaken due to a compliance issue that resulted in [[ICANN]]'s de-accreditation of registrar [[Hosting365 Inc.]]<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-15jan10-en.htm ICANN Announcements]</ref> [[ICANN]] explains its decision and the procedures undertaken [http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-15jan10-en.htm here]
The company's online marketing and use of social media has led to them being nominated for several awards in Ireland.
*'''2012''' Social Media Awards - Best Blog of a Business <ref>[http://sociable.co/social-media/winners-of-the-2012-social-media-awards-announced/]</ref>
*'''2011''' Social Media Awards - Best Business Twitter Account – Marketing and Sales <ref>[http://socialmediaawards.com/2011/05/2011-bord-gais-energy-social-media-awards-winners/]</ref>