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Nominees for 2020 Lonnie Borck Memorial Award

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The Internet Commerce Association (ICA) released the names of the nominees for the 2020 Lonnie Borck Memorial Award. The award, which is named in memory of Lonnie Borck, will honor someone “whose contributions have fostered a sense of community within the domain name industry.” There were nine people from within the domain investor community who were nominated for the Award. Listed below are the nominees along with the reason for the nomination, as shared by the person who made the nomination.

2020 Lonnie Borck Memorial Award Nominees:

NamesCon Price Increase Tomorrow

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According to a tweet posted yesterday by NamesCon organizers, the price for a ticket to attend NamesCon will increase tomorrow, October 1:

NamesCon Should Recommend Alternative Hotels

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I just started to do some research on my flight and hotel for NamesCon in Austin. After a date change was announced, NamesCon Global 2020 will be held from January 29-February 1, 2020. Conference organizers also announced a special conference discount is available for the Omni Austin Hotel Downtown (not to be confused with the similarly named Omni Austin Hotel at Southpark):

Important: 2020 NamesCon Global Date Change

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I want to share an update with you that I just received from NamesCon organizers. The date of the NamesCon Global conference in Austin, Texas has been changed. NamesCon Global 2020 will be held from January 29-February 1, 2020. It had previously been scheduled for a few days prior.

Here’s the email that was sent with more details:

Video: LXME’s NamesCon Europe 2019 Sunset Cruise

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One of my favorite parts of NamesCon Europe in Portugal was the sunset cruise organized and sponsored by Giuseppe Graziano, founder of LXME. It was a nice evening to see some of Lisbon’s sights from the water, and there was a strong turnout. Jeff Sass, CMO of the .Club Registry, took a video of the cruise, and I thought I would share the 5 minute highlight reel.

NamesCon Europe Announced 2020 – 2022 Locations

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As NamesCon Europe concludes in Cascais, Portugal, NamesCon CEO Soeren von Varchmin announced the locations for the 2020, 2021, and 2022 conferences. NamesCon Europe 2020 will take place in Budapest, Hungary, NamesCon Europe 2021 will be held in Rome, Italy, and NamesCon Europe 2022 will be held in Cologne, Germany.

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