Largest Commercial Conference Focused on Internet Web Addresses Predicts Record-Breaking Attendance
January 10, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – The technology industry’s premier web name auction will take place live from Las Vegas on Monday, January 23, 2017 from 3:00 PM – 6 PM PST. Internet company RightOfTheDot, LLC a leading domain name brokerage has joined with NameJet, LLC, to auction a long list of rare domain name addresses at the NamesCon conference, an event expected to draw more than 1,400 domain industry professionals.
The auction will feature what are considered to be “super premium” web addresses including short, rare generic names such as LEADS.COM, BAR.COM, SPORTSCARS.COM, SALES.NET, MURDER.NET, EARRINGS.NET and hundreds of others. There will be an estimated 400 names in the overall auction with an estimated 125 domains being offered at the live auction on January 23rd 2017. Many premium domains will be priced at no and low reserves to promote competitive bidding and true market prices. Additionally, new web addresses ending in near everything you could imagine will also be featured such as names ending in .property, .education, and .online; a new naming mechanism introduced by ICANN and made available due to the general declining availability of meaningful Internet addresses.
The last two NamesCon auctions held in 2015 and 2016 resulted in over $3.5 million in sales and included notable names such as HOMECARE.COM – $350,000, WINE.CLUB – $140,000, CARAUCTIONS.COM – $90,000, CM.NET – $17,000, LAWN.COM – $240,000. TUSCANY.COM – $157,000, and WEB.HOSTING – $52,500, among many others.
“We are excited to be working once again with Monte Cahn of RightOfTheDot and NamesCon in this exclusive auction event.” said Scott Pruitt, Marketing Director, NameJet. “Considering the success we had last year, we expect this event to be even better.”
A NameJet account is required to participate in the online and live auctions. Bids for domains may be placed now on the NameJet website, and domains will continue to be added through the end of the year. RightOfTheDot will conduct the live auction with World Champion Auctioneer Wayne Wheat on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 3:00 PM Pacific Time at the NamesCon Domain Industry Event at the New Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. Following the live auction, the online auction will continue on NameJet for an additional 10 days, closing on Thursday, February 2, 2017.
“NameJet and RightOfTheDot make the perfect combination for this premier event, and I’m thrilled to be working with them again.” said Monte Cahn, President / Director of RightOfTheDot, LLC. “Our combined experience along with record-breaking attendance projections for NamesCon, indicate that this will be the most successful NamesCon auction yet!”
NamesCon is the largest commercial conference focused on the Internet domain name industry. The roster of participating companies and individuals includes every aspect of the industry from registrars, registries, web hosting companies and individual end-users. Four days of informative sessions, workshops, business networking, and inspiring keynote speakers makes NamesCon the “must attend” show in the domain name industry and draws visitors from over 40 countries worldwide.
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