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Members of the Business Constituency use the Internet to conduct BUSINESS.

Business users rely on a stable and secure Internet and e-commerce experience, one that serves their users and customers on a global basis. Through your participation in ICANN, and in the Business Constituency, your company will make a difference on behalf of business.

During ICANN62 in Panama, Claudia Selli and Steve DelBianco sat down with ICANN Staff to discuss the priorities of the BC within ICANN. Please watch the interview below.


The Business Constituency has face to face meetings three times a year to coincide with ICANN Public Meetings. The next public meeting will be ICANN73 (Virtual Community Forum - Online only) 7 - 10 March 2022

  • ICANN 73 BC OPEN MEETING: 8 March 2022 (18:30 UTC)
  • ICANN73 Community Forum will be held virtually, 7-10 March 2022 (revised meeting dates). Read the announcement here.
  • All sessions will be conducted during regular working hours in San Juan, Puerto Rico (Atlantic Standard Time / UTC-4).
  • Prep Week will be held 22-24 February 2022. The Prep Week schedule can be viewed here.
  • The comprehensive schedule was published on the 14th of February 2022. Registration and signing in will be required to view it.
  • ICANN continues the Pandemic Internet Access Reimbursement Program. Learn more here. Application period closed on the 18th of February 2022.

Register for ICANN 73 
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Questions? Contact the BC Secretariat at [email protected]

The Benefits of Membership

BC members contribute as:

  • participants on the BC e-mail list to learn about and debate issues
  • participants on telephone conferences to reach consensus on key issues
  • participants at physical meetings coincident with ICANN global meetings
  • issue managers on specific topics
  • bridges for information flow between other GNSO constituencies.
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The BC's Mandate

The mission of the BC is to ensure that:

  • the Constituency fully represents the views of the Internet business user community,
  • ICANN policy positions are consistent with the development of business via an Internet that is stable, secure and reliable while promoting consumer confidence,
  • ICANN policy positions derive from broad stakeholder participation in a common forum for suppliers and users.
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