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July gave Team XYZ the opportunity to meet face to face with some of Southern California’s rising tech stars, reach tens of thousands of people at two of the nation’s largest pop-culture conventions, San Diego Comic-Con and Los Angeles Anime Expo, make inroads at China’s Global Domain Summit 2017, join with partners to educate Bangladeshi startups, and talk the ins and outs of security at Blackhat 2017.

Watch the July event recap video below

XYZ makes exclusive appearance at Comic-Con International – San Diego, CA

San Diego Comic-Con is one of the biggest entertainment events in the United States, drawing well over 130,000 people to the San Diego Convention center for everything related to their favorite media. Our intrepid social media team made the journey and spread #GenXYZ to the convention center floor, all around downtown San Diego, and of course, over in the artist’s alley. For more about our Comic-Con experience and to see which artists we connected with, or some great shots of the #XYZsquad, read our Comic-Con recap blog and watch the recap video!

XYZ gets animated at Anime Expo – Los Angeles, CA

The #XYZsquad hanging out with Dragon Ball Z’s Master Roshi at Los Angeles Anime Expo, among more than 100,000 fans of Japanese media and culture.

XYZ meets with Chinese internet giants at Global Domain Summit 2017 – Xiamen, China

Mason from Team XYZ China (he’s not the panda) learning more about the Chinese domain market at GDS 2017 in Xiamen, China, co-organized by GoDaddy, AliCloud, Baidu Cloud, eName, and Bizcn. It was exciting to see GDS highlight .xyz as the only new TLD in the top 10 most registered domains in the world.

XYZ talks .Security & .Protection at Black Hat 2017 – Las Vegas, NV

World-leading security firms like Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Bae Systems, Alert Logic, Check Point Software Technologies, Symantec and many more adopters of .Security and .Protection got together at Blackhat 2017, with more than 18,000 attendees.

XYZ connects with Bangladeshi innovators thanks to HostMight – Dhaka, Bangladesh

HostMight’s customers received a free .xyz domain, some stylish XYZ swag, and a personalized greeting from XYZ all the way from Santa Monica via video message. Want your .xyz site to be featured on our blog?

XYZ connects with Technopreneurs at Silicon Beach DTLA Mixer – Los Angeles, CA

Marketing Assistant Slate from Team XYZ poses for a photo at the Silicon Beach DTLA mixer. Want to meet up? Contact us to meet at your favorite event.

XYZ brushes up on JS at Codesmith.io – Playa Vista, CA

XYZ took in the sights from atop Codesmith’s Playa Vista Penthouse. Connect with XYZ on Facebook for more information about where Team XYZ will show up next!

XYZ gets glimpses of the future of VR at ARt Show – Los Angeles, CA

XYZ met with talented artists and visionary creators at the ARt Show. We’re looking forward to all the awesome projects soon to come to .xyz. Check out our blog to see how other creators have used XYZ.

XYZ meats and greets tech at Silicon Beach Networking Mixer – Venice, CA

Team XYZ attended the Silicon Beach Networking Mixer at Wurstkuche in Venice. Between mouthfuls of sausages, Marketing Assistant Jeremy connected with dozens of eager entrepreneurs looking to create the next great company. To see the kinds of businesses that use .xyz, check out gen.xyz/live.

XYZ joins the best and the brightest at The Automation Speaker Series – Los Angeles, CA

XYZ met with tech visionaries at Verizon Digital Media Services to get the lowdown on what the software company has in store. To see some of the other tech initiatives XYZ is involved with, check out our blog on our CoderDojo partnership.

July took XYZ to exciting new events around the world and we can’t wait to connect with more of our partners and users in August. Make sure you don’t miss a beat – follow XYZ on Instagram (@XYZ), Facebook (/XYZ) and Twitter (@XYZ) for more of Team XYZ and the #XYZsquad!

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