With DOMAINfest Global less than two weeks away, the organisers have been spruiking the party element, or more appropriately from a business point of view, the social networking element of the conference.
With the weather likely to be mild, the first party is a Polynesian Paradise Party where you will head straight for the golden era of Hollywood on Wednesday night. Then Thursday is the Playboy Mansion blast.
The Polynesian Paradise Party is Tuesday evening’s event and will be held in the conference hotel’s Pool Terrace and Miramar Gardens from 18:00 to 21:00. Sponsored by .CO, this party will feature Polynesian music, dancers and cocktails. There will also be a worst Hawaiian shirt contest.
The Golden Era of Hollywood Party at SkyBar isWednesday evening’s event, sponsored by VeriSign, will be held at the Mondrian Hotel’s famous SkyBar on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood from 20:00 to 23:00. The party will feature music from the Golden Era, cigarette/candy girls, and classic black and white movies projected onto the building facade.
There there is DomainSponsor’s Third Annual Autism Fundraiser at the Playboy Mansion. Benefitting Jenny McCarthy’s Generation Rescue, DomainSponsor will host a Lingerie Lounge Fundraising Party at the Playboy Mansion, on Thursday, 3 February from 20:00 to 01:00. The party will feature a silent auction of autographed sports and entertainment memorabilia.
Footwear.com, Girl.com, Seasons.com, MedicalBilling.com and other premium domain names headline the Live Premium Moniker Auction at DOMAINfest Global 2011
For more information see the news release below:
Premiere Industry Conference Announces Social Events—Fundraising Party at Playboy Mansion and Networking Party at SkyBar [news release]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (January 18) — Moniker.com® and SnapNames.com®, both Oversee.net® companies, released the list of available premium domain names for the live and extended online auction at the DOMAINfest Global® 2011 conference at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California, scheduled for February 1-3, 2011. The range of available domain names and growing interest in this year’s auction underlines the increasing value of domain names as brands that can be developed into strong assets for their owners.
Moniker Live and Extended Domain Auctions This year’s live and extended domain auctions at DOMAINfest will include:
- Moniker Low & No Reserve Domain Auction on Tuesday, February 1, 2011 from 5-6 p.m. Pacific time
- Moniker Premium Domain Auction on Thursday, February 3, 2011 from 4:30-6 p.m. Pacific time.
Both auctions offer simultaneous live in-person as well as online remote real-time bidding.
The Moniker Extended Premium Domain Auction, involving online bidding only, will be held from Thursday, February 3, 2011 at the conclusion of the live auction to Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 12:15 p.m. Pacific time.
The signature live auction event on Thursday afternoon features premium names including:
Catalog and bidding procedures
The auction catalog can be found at:
- Pre-bids can be submitted online for domains listed in the Low & No Reserve live auction until February 1 at 10 a.m. Pacific time.
- Pre-bids for the Premium live auction may be made until February 3 at 9 a.m. Pacific time.
- The highest bid for each domain will then become the starting bid in the live auction.
- All live auction pre-bidders will be notified via e-mail of their positions in the auction along with instructions for joining the live and extended auction.
For details on all auctions, including how to bid remotely, please visit: www.moniker.com/dfauctions.
Information on online bidding will be available immediately following the live auction on February 3rd. Please visit: www.moniker.com/dfauctions.
Moniker Auction Timeline
Begin Date Begin Time (US Pacific) End Date End Time
(US Pacific) Sample Names Notes
Low/No Reserve Tue Feb. 1 5:00 p.m. Tue Feb. 1 6:00 p.m. CareerForums.com, CoughRemedy.com
Premium Live Thu Feb. 3 4:30 p.m. Thu Feb. 3 6:00 p.m. Footwear.com, Girl.com, Seasons.com
Generation Rescue Charity Auction Thu Feb. 3 During Premium Live Auction iCart.com
(donated names) Winning Bidders receive limo ride to Fundraising Party at the Playboy Mansion
Extended Thu Feb. 3 Conclusion of live auction Thu. Feb. 17 12:15 p.m.
Domain Names to Be Auctioned for Generation Rescue The auction will include the sale of two donated domain names—iCart.com, donated by Internet REIT, Inc, (iREIT), and savants.org, donated by Shahram Shokrian (DNBA.org) —with the proceeds going to Generation Rescue, actress Jenny McCarthy’s foundation for the treatment and prevention of autism and chronic illness.
The donated names will be auctioned during the live auction event Thursday afternoon. The two winning bidders will receive limousine transportation to DomainSponsor’s Fundraising party at the Playboy Mansion, accompanied by two Playmate hostesses. The winners will also be given a private tour of the Mansion grounds by the hostesses.
Evening Networking Events
DOMAINfest Global will host three evening social events during the conference to give attendees an opportunity to network and have fun:
Polynesian Paradise Party. Tuesday evening’s event will be held in the conference hotel’s Pool Terrace and Miramar Gardens from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sponsored by .CO, this party will feature Polynesian music, dancers and cocktails. There will also be a worst Hawaiian shirt contest.
The Golden Era of Hollywood Party at SkyBar. Wednesday evening’s event, sponsored by VeriSign, will be held at the Mondrian Hotel’s famous SkyBar on the Sunset Strip in Hollywood from 8:00-11:00p.m. The party will feature music from the Golden Era, cigarette/candy girls, and classic black and white movies projected onto the building facade. Other surprises await attendees as they celebrate under the night sky on this rooftop bar overlooking the bright lights of Hollywood.
DomainSponsor’s Third Annual Autism Fundraiser at the Playboy Mansion. Benefitting Jenny McCarthy’s Generation Rescue, DomainSponsor will host a Lingerie Lounge Fundraising Party at the Playboy Mansion, on Thursday, February 3 from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. The party will feature a silent auction of autographed sports and entertainment memorabilia.
The standard conference rate of $1,295 is now in effect through January 30. Effective January 31, the registration fee will increase to $1,395. For a list of reasons to attend, and to register, visit www.domainfest.com/register.
Sponsors & Exhibitors
DOMAINfest Global 2011 will feature the largest number of sponsors and exhibitors yet, offering a wide range of leading products and services. The list and descriptions of sponsors and exhibitors can be reviewed at www.domainfest.com/sponsors.
Founded and hosted by DomainSponsor, the domain monetization division of Oversee.net, DOMAINfest® brings domain industry and Internet marketing professionals together to learn, network, and do business. Guests include online advertising experts, domain publishers, domain monetization experts, SEO/SEM specialists, website developers, online marketers, ad or affiliate network suppliers, search advertising providers, venture capitalists, bankers and trademark/legal advisors. Visit www.domainfest.com to review the latest information regarding upcoming DOMAINfest events.
Oversee.net® is the leader in Internet real estate, specializing in monetizing, registering, selling and developing domain names. The company provides an array of managed services to domain investors, corporations, and individuals across more than ten million web sites. Oversee owns one of the largest portfolios of domain names in the world—more than 1 million names. The company’s unique optimized technology connects consumers and advertisers with highly relevant advertisements. Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Portland, Oregon, Pompano Beach, Florida and Frankfurt, Germany, the company’s core brands include DOMAINfest®, LowFares.comTM, About Airport Parking® and CreditCards.org. To learn more, please visit www.oversee.net.