DomainFest Global Announces Agenda

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 4, 2008) – DomainSponsor(tm), the domain monetization business of and organizer of DOMAINfest Global ®, a franchise of premium conferences designed to promote and support the advancement of the domain industry, today published the agenda for DOMAINfest Global 2009. The third annual event will take place at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, California from January 28-30, 2009, with a pre-event Boot Camp on January 27.
DOMAINfest Global Agenda
This year’s agenda offers educational sessions and networking activities designed to help all attendees understand the changes under way in the Internet advertising and domain name industry and provide strategies to stay a step ahead.
DOMAINfest Global will conduct a pre-event Boot Camp for beginner or intermediate domain investors on Tuesday, January 27.     Expert speakers will explain investment fundamentals in four featured sessions:
*       Domain Industry Trends – What’s Your Action Plan?
*       Domain Monetization 101 & 201
*       Legal Issues to Consider as You Build Your Business
*       The Art & Science of Buying and Selling Domains
The Main Event, beginning on Wednesday, January 28, offers a full-day of learning as well as structured networking activities:
*       Domaining 2.0TM: What Does the Next Evolutionary Phase of Our Industry Look Like?
*       Keynoter Steve Wozniak on Conquering Change in the Technology Space
*       Domain Build-Out Showcase: Examples of Winning Build-Outs
*       Domain Build-Out Nuts and Bolts – What You Need to Know to Succeed
DOMAINfest Global rolls out the red carpet on Wednesday night with a reception and dinner party at Universal Studios from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. that includes exclusive access to the best areas of the park, including the rides and studio back lot tours.
Thursday, January 29 has two main sessions, which are followed by a Moniker ® Live Auction.
*       What Can We Expect from the Legal and Regulatory Environment
*       The Google Perspective: Winning over the Advertiser and Optimizing Site Performance through Analytics
After the structured networking activities that follow the Moniker Auction, DomainSponsor will be hosting the farewell dinner and party at a world-renowned entertainment venue to be announced soon.
“The DOMAINfest agenda is specifically designed to provide attendees with the tools they need to navigate the changes impacting our domain industry,” said Jeff Kupietzky, President of “What makes this show unique show is that it blends valuable content with unbeatable entertainment and a ton of networking opportunities.   This is the industry’s largest gathering of domainers and those who serve the domain industry.   As a result, it’s a must attend event.”
Steve Wozniak Keynote Speaker
Steve Wozniak will be the keynote speaker on Wednesday, January 28. The Apple Computer, Inc. co-founder and Silicon Valley icon is one of the one of the most influential and colorful innovators in technology history and is credited with helping shape the personal computer industry with his Apple designs.
Moniker Auctions
DOMAINfest Global 2009 will also feature two Moniker live domain auctions.   Both auctions will offer domain investors and corporate branding executives a collection of exceptionally valuable, marquee domain names.   Participants can bid in person or online in real-time using free, downloadable software.   A Moniker Low and No Reserve Live Auction will be held on January 27 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and a Moniker Premium Live Auction will be held on January 29 from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.     The Extended Online Auction will be January 29 to February 5.
DOMAINfest Connect
To enhance networking before, during and after the January 2009 event, DOMAINfest Global now offers an online networking community called DOMAINfest Connect(tm).   This free online community is open to anyone involved in the domain industry.   Members do not need to be a registered DOMAINfest Global attendee to join DOMAINfest Connect.
Registration Information
Visit the DOMAINfest website to register for the event:   Registration, which includes all sessions, meals and official parties is $895 through December 31, 2008 and increases to $995 through January 26, 2009.   On-site registration is $1195. Domain Industry Boot Camp admission can be purchased as an add-on for $100 and includes the sessions, lunch, reception, and dinner.
About DOMAINfest
DOMAINfest is a premier conference and marketplace built to promote and support the advancement of the domain industry. Founded and hosted by DomainSponsor, the domain monetization division of, DOMAINfest brings domain industry and Internet professionals together to learn, network, and do business. To register or to get more information about DOMAINfest Global 2009, including sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities, please visit or e-mail

Elliot Silver
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