DOMAINfest Global 2012: Santa Monica Dates and Venue Announced

DOMAINfest Global conferences logoHands up who wants to go to DOMAINfest Global 2012 in Santa Monica? OK, if you are one of those with your hands up, or even hovering, the annual DOMAINfest Global event will be held from 31 January to 2 February, 2012 once again at the luxurious Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California.

For more information, check out the news release below:

DomainSponsor Announces 2012 Date For DOMAINfest Global Conference
The largest and most respected conference designed specifically for domain name investors and online publishers returns to Santa Monica

DomainSponsor®, the domain name monetization unit of® and organizer of the critically acclaimed DOMAINfest® series of conferences, has announced it will host its annual DOMAINfest Global® event from January 31 to February 2, 2012, at the luxurious Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif.

As in past years, the entire Fairmont Miramar Hotel has been reserved exclusively for DOMAINfest Global in order to provide attendees with an intimate, distraction-free environment that maximizes networking opportunities.

Speakers, Agenda and Evening Entertainment
Domain investors, publishers and online marketers attending DOMAINfest Global can once again expect an agenda filled with highly relevant learning and networking opportunities. Expert speakers and panelists will offer insights and tips that can immediately improve business performance and results. First-class evening dinner parties promise to provide unique, fun backdrops for the formation of long-lasting business partnerships and friendships.

Highlights from the February 2011 conference included a standing-room-only keynote address from legendary Go Daddy CEO Bob Parsons, plus an entertaining fireside chat with Ben Mezrich, author of The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook. More than 700 domain name investors, online marketing professionals, and service providers from 30 countries attended the conference.

Registration Opens September 1
An early bird registration fee of $995, which includes all sessions, meals and official evening parties, will apply from September 1 through September 30. From October 1 through December 31 the standard discounted rate will be $1,195 per attendee. Beginning on January 1, the regular pre-conference rate of $1,295 will apply.

DOMAINfest has arranged for discounted hotel room rates at the Fairmont Miramar hotel.  For reservation details, please visit:

Sponsorship Opportunities Available
A record number of 37 sponsors and exhibitors successfully promoted their brands to the event’s high profile audience in February 2011.  Information about 2012 sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities is available at Inquiries can be sent to

New York Meet-Up
For the first time ever, DOMAINfest is hosting a New York meet-up event on August 23 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. US Eastern time at the Mad46 Rooftop Lounge, on the 19th floor of the Roosevelt Hotel at Madison Avenue and 46th Street. Attendees will enjoy speed networking, dinner and cocktails. Registration is $150 and is available online:

About DOMAINfest
Founded and hosted by DomainSponsor®, the direct navigation traffic monetization division of, DOMAINfest® is a conference series that brings domain industry and Internet professionals together to learn, network, and do business. Attendees include online advertising experts, domain publishers, domain monetization experts, SEO and SEM specialists, website developers, online marketers, ad or affiliate network suppliers, search advertising providers, venture capitalists, bankers and trademark/legal advisors. For more information, visit

About® is a leader in Internet performance advertising. Its businesses are driven by a robust technology platform that processes over 40 million revenue events a month. With a portfolio of more than one million domain names, Oversee’s Domain Business is a top pay-per-click advertising network, delivering highly targeted ads to 300 million unique users worldwide per month. Vertical Markets, Oversee’s rapidly growing lead generation business, utilizes highly scalable SEO, SEM and CMS tools to attract customers to the company’s own travel, shopping, and financial services web sites, providing end users with the information they need to make smart purchase decisions. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Oversee has offices in Portland, Ore., Pompano Beach, Fla., New York City and Frankfurt, Germany.