World’s First and Largest Domain Conference Brings Online Industry to Las Vegas

[news release] The internet conference that formally launched the Domain Industry in 2004 will hold is first show of 2010 at Las Vegas, Nevada January 21 through 23.  The Targeted Redirects And Financial Fulfillment Internet Conference, best known by its acronym T.R.A.F.F.I.C., will be hosted at the  Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.  The first show of 2010 provides  a unique opportunity to gain insight from industry expe rts and network with the biggest and best names of the domain industry.

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. is known around the world as the domain conference that brought together domain investors at a unique venue that has resulted in hundreds-of-millions of dollars in business deals and domain sales, along with countless, incalculable transactions.  The show essentially helped internet entrepreneurs unify as an industry, define their common goals, and make use of a powerfully-charged business environment to meet and network.

T.R.A.F.F.I.C.’s unique networking platform is based around breaking bread with other goal-oriented entrepreneurs.  The show features as many as seven full meals, three cocktail parties, great seminars, big name speakers, and the best night-time parties.  There have been many efforts to emulate T.R.A.F.F.I.C., but none with the proven results and overall=2 0business deals that the attendees of T.R.A.F.F.I.C. enjoy.

Among the show’s trademark events is the World’s Largest Live Domain Auction.  T.R.A.F.F.I.C. was the first domain industry conference to host a live domain auction.  The event also features the greatest number of auctions, and these auctions have resulted in some of the largest domain sales in industry history.  Domain auctions at T.R.A.F.F.I.C. have grossed more than all other domain shows, combined.

Rick Latona and his company, Rick Latona Auctions, have joined with Rick Schwartz, Howard Neu, and other co-founders of T.R.A.F.F.I.C. to be the exclusive auction company for every T.R.A.F.F.I.C. show held during 2010, both in the United States and around the globe.  Rick Latona Auctions has also announced they will be running themed auctions during the T.R.A.F.F.I.C. shows, in addition to the World’s Largest Live Domain Auction.

Rick Latona Auctions was founded in 2008 as an extension to the marketing division of  Premiere live and extended auctions have been held in New York City, Gold Coast, Phoenix, Silicon Valley, and Amsterdam.  The live portion of these auctions is always staged with a in-house bidding crowd, and the auctions also feature streaming video feeds, permitting online bidders around the world to participate in domain name auctions.

Domain investors and developers who wish to attend the first show of 2010, in Las Vegas, are strongly encouraged to make plans now.  Rick Latona Auctions is accepting submissions for T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Las Vegas as well as other upcoming auctions.   The company is accepting only the highest-quality domain names.  For domain name submissions to Rick Latona Auctions, please go online to, and for more information about Rick Latona Auctions, please visit

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. has hosted some of the best-known names of the domain industry and the broader financial sector, including economist and actor Ben Stein, domain investor John Reese, real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, and economist and publisher Steve Forbes.

T.R.A.F.F.I.C.’s influence around the world continues to grow, having held shows in the United States, Europe, and Australia.  During 2010, the conference will again be held in Europe, and the coming year will feature the show hosted in Asia for the first time.

For information about T.R.A.F.F.I.C., and to see archives of previous shows, go online to