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Cheers & Beers with Radix at NamesCon

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I received an event invitation from Radix, and I was given permission to share it publicly with readers. Radix is hosting an event dubbed “Cheers & Beers” during next week’s NamesCon conference in Austin. The free (and public) event will be hosted by Radix in the company’s booth on the NamesCon conference floor. The event will be held from 3:30 – 4:30 pm on Thursday, January 30th at booth #5.

Because the event is being held on the conference floor, it is only open to NamesCon attendees (who are 21+ years old). If you have any questions for Radix or have questions about the company’s extensions, this is probably the best time to ask.

Women in Domaining Event Scheduled for NamesCon

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NamesCon will be hosting its annual Women in Domaining event at the NamesCon Global conference one week from today, (Friday) January 31, 2020, from 6 – 8pm. The annual event was announced in a tweet from conference organizers:

How to Bid on Domain Names in NamesCon Live Auction

The NamesCon live domain name auction will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 4:30pm Central Time. The auction is being held via GoDaddy Auctions this year, but the live domain name auction will be held via Proxibid. In order to bid remotely via Proxibid, advance registration is required. NamesCon attendees bidding on the auction floor will also need to register prior to the auction start to get a bidding paddle. The auction is being operated by Right of the Dot, Monte Cahn’s company.

Dates Set for NamesCon Europe 2020

NamesCon organizers announced the dates of the 2020 NamesCon Europe conference earlier this morning. NamesCon Europe 2020 will be held in the city of Budapest, Hungary from August 6 – 8, 2020. The conference will be held at the Budapest Marriott Hotel, which is on the bank of the Danube River. You can learn more about the conference and see the agenda when it is posted on the NamesCon Europe website.

Video: Monte Cahn Talks NamesCon Auction

Once again, Monte Cahn (from Right of the Dot) is responsible for organizing and managing the NamesCon auction that is scheduled for January 30, 2020. There will be a live auction held during the NamesCon conference, and that will be followed by a silent, extended auction that runs through February 14th. The biggest change this year is that the auction will be running via GoDaddy Auctions rather than NameJet.

Monte shared a video interview he did with the 27.be website where he discussed the upcoming auction:

Local Tips for NamesCon Austin

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People are going to begin arriving in Austin, Texas for NamesCon in a little over a week from now. Although Austin is quite popular, this is the first NamesCon Global conference that will be held in the city. This is also going to be my first trip to Austin, and I am excited to explore the city a bit. If you have never been to Austin – or have not visited recently, there are two blog posts you should read with local tips.

Longtime domain industry veteran Pinky Brand from Registry Office shared some local tips to help guide investors who will be in town for NamesCon. You can read his tips in the blog post, and you can also watch the video embedded below:

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