Archive for the ‘DomainFest’ Category

Over 200 Low Priced Domains Are in the 4.CN/ROTD Auction Closing Tomorrow

September 9th, 2015 Comments off
The auction starts to close tomorrow morning Thursday September 10, at 8AM EST or 8PM Hong Kong time, over a staggered 4 hour time period with around 115 domain name closing each hour. We have looked at some great,,, domain names which has bids into the five, six and even […]

4.CN/RightoftheDot Auction Gets A 7 Figure Bid & 7 More Domains Have Bids Over $100K

September 1st, 2015 Comments off
The domain name auction that is running on 4.CN that is part of the conference has gotten a seven figure bid and seven more domain names have bids in the 6 figures. You can see all the domain names in the auction here The domain name has a currently high bid of […]

RightoftheDot/4.CN Domain Auction from is Live & Over 30% Have Bids

August 27th, 2015 Comments off
The online auction that along with 4.CN are holding, in conjunction with, went live yesterday  afternoon and out of the 531 domain names in the auction, as of publication 165 of them have  bids which over 30% of the domains in the auction. Moreover 50 of the 165 domain names with bids have […]

Breaking: Hits the DOMAINfest .asia Auction at No Reserve

August 13th, 2015 Comments off
    The domain name 8.XYZ will be in the auction as part of the conference that will be held in Macau China from September 4th- 7th. in conjunction with 4.CN will be holding an online domain name auction of around 150+ domains from September 2nd-September 9th. The auction will be in English […] Opens Submission For Auction At Domainfest.Asia With 4.CN

July 28th, 2015 Comments off (ROTD) will be conducting a Premium Online Domain Auction in cooperation with the leading Chinese Domain auction company 4.CN and in association with which will be held in Macau China, September 4th through 7th, 2015. ROTD has officially opened up submissions for the auction which will run from September 2 through September 10th […]

DOMAINfest Is Back; Returns To Europe in June

April 28th, 2015 Comments off
                          Introducing DOMAINfest 2015 Sofia! The teams at NamesCon and DomainForum are happy to announce DomainForum and DOMAINfest Sofia, which will be held June 1-3, 2015, marking the exciting return of DOMAINfest to Europe. Having already operated a number of widely attended European […]

As Many As 5K .Com’s Taken Away By Sealed Court Order By Verisign Including Some Of Mine

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Overnight I received a notice that several domain names I owned were transferred by a sealed court from Verisign without notice and of course without the court order. The domain names just were transferred by Verisign to another domain and are now listed for sale at another marketplace. Another domainer sent me an identical notice […]

.Club Is The Platinum Sponsor For Domainfest & Will Launch its Landrush at The Conference

February 13th, 2014 Comments off

DomainSponsor®, the organizer of DOMAINFest®  announced that .CLUB will be the Platinum Sponsor for DOMAINFest Hollywood, which will be held from March 31 to April 2, 2014 at the luxurious Loews Hotel in Hollywood, California.

The .CLUB gTLD will sponsor the welcome party and reception at DOMAINFest.

During the conference .CLUB will launch its Land Rush period with thousands of premium quality names included at Land Rush prices.

Over 60 registrars have already signed on, including Network Solutions, LLC,, MarkMonitor, GoDaddy,, Melbourne IT, 1and1, and United-Domains, to begin selling “” Web addresses to clubs, membership organizations, affinity and loyalty groups, and anyone sharing a common interest or passion.

“We’re very excited to have a world-class gTLD like .CLUB as platinum sponsor of DOMAINFest,” said Dwayne Walker, Senior Vice President of  “As an exciting new gTLD, the .CLUB domain extension has worldwide appeal for all types of organizations.  Domain investors will also have a ground floor opportunity to invest in .club domains and an opportunity to build new businesses around .CLUB.”
According to .CLUB CEO Colin Campbell, “We’re thrilled to be launching our Land Rush during DOMAINFest, a world class domain industry event.  There are literally thousands of great .CLUB names that we did not reserve so that they will be available during our Land Rush.”

An early bird registration fee of $695, which includes all sessions, meals and evening parties, is available now and will end tomorrow Feb. 14, 2014.

On Feb. 15, 2014, the regular pre-conference rate of $995 applies.

This year, a special one-day pass will be available for the first day of the conference.

Priced at just $295, it encourages a broad range of participants involved in the Southern California technology scene.

DOMAINFest has arranged for discounted hotel room rates at the Loews Hollywood hotel.  For reservation details, please visit:…

DOMAINfest global becomes WebFest Global, opens registration for 2013

October 18th, 2012 Comments off

Webfest Global 2013 Conference to Be Held February 5-7, 2013 in Santa Monica, California

LOS ANGELES, California (October 18, 2012) — DomainSponsor®, the online direct navigation traffic monetization unit of® and organizer of the critically acclaimed DOMAINfest® series of domestic and international conferences, announced today that online registration is now open for its Webfest GlobalTM conference to be held February 5-7, 2013 at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California.

The agenda at the three-day Webfest Global 2013 conference will cover a variety of topics related to domain name investing, acquiring and converting online customers, and mobile monetization.  Agenda highlights are available on the event website.

“This marks our seventh annual global conference,” said CEO Debra Domeyer.  “Over the last few years, we have received very positive feedback from attendees about how our DOMAINfest agenda has evolved.  So we’re very excited about continuing our tradition of providing content and speakers that align with the ever-broadening interests of our conference audience.  Of course, we’re also excited to be providing an atmosphere and experience that facilitates networking and deal-making.”

Online Registration Now Open

The early bird discounted registration rate of $1,095 includes full conference admission on February 5-7, 2013 to all sessions, exhibit hall, daily breakfasts, daily lunches and all official dinner networking parties. It also includes a farewell breakfast on February 8th.  To register, visit

Moniker|SnapNames Live Domain Name Auction

Moniker|SnapNames will be hosting a live, premium domain name auction at Webfest Global 2013 on Wednesday, February 6th from 4:00 – 5:30pm PST. An extended online domain auction will start on Tuesday, February 5th and end at 3:15pm EST on Thursday, March 8th.   For details on how to submit domains for possible inclusion in these auctions, visit The submission deadline is December 14, 2012.


Conference Hotel

The entire Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica has been reserved exclusively for the conference in order to provide attendees with an intimate, distraction-free environment that maximizes networking opportunities.  Discounted hotel room rates are available via a special online reservation portal.  For details, please visit


Sponsorship Opportunities

A wide range of sponsor and exhibitor options and prices are available for companies interested in promoting their services to the domain investors, publishers and online marketing executives attending Webfest Global 2013.  For details, visit


About Webfest GlobalTM

Founded in 2006 by DomainSponsor®, the direct navigation traffic monetization division of, Webfest Global (formerly DOMAINfest®) is a conference series that brings domain industry and online marketing professionals together to learn, network and do business.  Content and speakers offer insights, tips and the latest best practices in areas such as web and mobile user acquisition, conversion and monetization, plus updates on how regulatory and ICANN policies impact domain name owners and brand marketers worldwide.  Attendees include domain publishers, internet entrepreneurs and wide range of online marketing executives and service providers. For more information, please visit  

About                                                                                                  ® is a leader in online performance marketing. Using proprietary technology, it helps advertisers acquire valuable, pre-qualified leads. Its DomainSponsor® business unit pioneered the monetization of direct navigation traffic in 2002 and now operates one of the largest PPC and CPV traffic networks in the world with over 250 million unique visitors per month. Oversee’s owned and operated lead generation websites in the travel, retail and consumer finance verticals produce over 14 million high-converting leads per month for advertisers by providing users with the information they need to make smart purchase decisions. Oversee also owns Webfest GlobalTM, a conference series for domain investors and online marketing professionals. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Oversee has offices in New York City and Frankfurt, Germany.

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DomainFest Dates Confirmed, Feb 5-8, 2013

September 19th, 2012 Comments off

With the TRAFFIC conference right around the corner, many domainers may be wondering if DomainFest is still going to occur.  Andrew at DNW heard from Oversee that the show was still going on and Moniker is already taking auction submission, but it sure would be nice to make travel arrangements soon.  Well here you go, DNN just received word tonight from and Oversee employee that the show dates are now confirmed as February 5-8, 2013

The event will be returning to the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica and as in past years the entire Fairmont Miramar has been reserved for conference attendees.

We were told that Oversee will be announcing  the “specifics on the conference agenda, online registration and discounted hotel room rates” in early October.



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