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Headquarters: Daimlerstrasse 9-11

50354 Huerth

Country: Germany

WorldHostingDays aka WHD is a global series of events for the hosting and cloud service market. The first installment of WHD took place in the mid-2000s and now has events in more than a half-dozen countries around the world, including a road show through six European countries and several events in South America and the Asia-Pacific region.[1]

On August 19, 2016, it was announced that WorldHostingDays acquired NamesCon for an undisclosed price. [2]

Event Format

WHD's main concepts and focal points include:[1]

  • Strong focus on hosting and cloud industry
  • High level of international experts, decisions makers and leading companies
  • The perfect source for the latest information, new solutions and best practices
  • Diverse elements of conference sessions, exhibition and personal interactions
  • Spectacular social events that encourage networking in a laid back atmosphere

WHD events include:[1]

  • hosting.FAIR - The central exhibition of every WHD event where partners present their latest products and solutions
  • main.FORUM - Keynotes from the most successful international experts about hot topics that affect the whole industry
  • hosting.SESSIONs - Industry insiders and C-level managers present the latest facts and trends in hosting and Internet topics
  • speed.SESSIONs - Quick presentations about exciting innovations in a time-limited environment
  • night.TALK - Controversial opinions are discussed in a relaxed bar-type atmosphere

A number of social activities are also included in the programming, including networking events, exclusive galas, and lavish catered meals.[1]