.eu partners with TEDx Brussels


Brussels, 15 November 2011 – .eu, the Internet extension for business, organisations and individuals throughout Europe, will partner with TEDx for its Brussels event on 22 November at the Bozar in Brussels, Belgium.

The event will host speakers from the technology, entertainment and design industries who will centre their talks on the theme “A Day in the Deep Future, 50 years from now”. Guest speakers include Internet security expert Mikko Hypponen, politician Paddy Ashdown and conductor Charles Hazlewood.

“We are proud to be a part of TEDx Brussels,” says Marc Van Wesemael, General Manager of the .eu registry EURid. “The TED community for me inspires innovation, which we also cherish and nurture at EURid in our ongoing efforts to make .eu one of the safest and most innovative top-level domains on the Internet.”

The TEDx programme brings organisations, communities and individuals together to spark discussion and stimulate dialogue at the local level. Brussels has been welcoming TEDx since 2009. A complete list of guest speakers is available on www.tedxbrussels.eu .

For media information, please contact:

Megan Vosloo, Communications Officer   Phone: 32 (0)2 401 3019   Email: press@eurid.eu  

About .eu and EURid

The .eu domain ranks among the ten largest top-level domains in the world, connecting 500 million people in 27 EU countries to one Internet identity. More than three million .eu names have been registered since the domain opened for registration in 2005. Many companies use a .eu website as a practical solution to convey a clear European identity, including Bridgestone, Century 21, Hyundai, the MAN Group, Microsoft Corporation and the UniCredit Group.

EURid is the not-for-profit organisation appointed by the European Commission to operate the .eu top-level domain. EURid works with over 850 accredited registrars and provides support in the 23 official EU languages. 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

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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.

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