the online traffic monetization unit of Oversee.net®,
announced today that it has finalized the schedule of evening networking
event venues for its Webfest
GlobalTM conference to be held February 5-7, 2013 at the
Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California. This is the seventh
annual global conference produced and hosted by DomainSponsor for online
marketing executives, internet entrepreneurs, and domain name
Tuesday February 5th: Santa Monica Place
At Webfest Global's opening night dinner reception, conference attendees
will enjoy networking opportunities at two of Santa Monica's top
restaurants, La Sandia and Zengo, both reserved exclusively for this
event. Owned by renowned chef Richard Sandoval, who is recognized as the
Father of Modern Mexican cuisine, both restaurants offer exceptional
food and spirits including a range of over 200 tequilas.
Wednesday February 6th: Samuel Oschin Space Shuttle Endeavour
First launched in May 1992, the space shuttle Endeavour successfully
completed 25 missions into space, traveling nearly 123 million miles.
Webfest Global conference attendees will enjoy the rare opportunity of
having dinner and cocktails directly under this amazing vehicle. The
Pavilion will also feature exhibits, images and videos that offer unique
insights into the incredible science, missions and crews that made
Endeavour so successful. Former NASA Astronaut Garrett Reisman will make
a special appearance to share stories, answer questions and show
souvenirs from past missions. This official conference evening event is
sponsored by Verisign Inc.
Thursday February 7th: The Magic Castle
DomainSponsor has reserved the entire Magic Castle nightclub for its
Webfest Global farewell dinner party. Built in 1908, the Magic Castle is
an historic Victorian manor located in Hollywood with winding staircases
and special rooms that have acted as a showplace for some of the world's
greatest magicians. Since the Magic Castle is a private club, this is a
rare chance for Webfest Global attendees to gain entrance and witness
magical performances up close and personal.
"We're excited to once again be providing Webfest Global attendees with
first class, truly unique evening dinner party venues," said Debra
Domeyer, CEO of Oversee.net, parent company of DomainSponsor. "We
attract over 600 attendees from 25+ countries who come to network, learn
an get deals done. They also come for the unique and fun experiences
that DomainSponsor has consistently delivered year after year. The
conference is always a great balance of hard work and good fun."
Conference Sessions and Speakers
The agenda at the three-day Webfest Global 2013 conference will cover a
variety of topics designed to provide online marketing executives and
entrepreneurs with the latest tips and insights for acquiring,
converting and monetizing web and mobile customers. Online marketing
executives and domain name investors will also benefit from agenda
topics related to predicting the winners and losers among the new gTLDs
coming in 2013 as well as how to negotiate a fair price for a domain
name. Agenda highlights are available at http://webfestglobal.com/agenda.
Early Bird Discounted Registration Rate
The early bird discounted registration rate of $1,095 ends December 31,
2012, after which the registration rate increases to $1,295. Conference
registration includes access to a mobile app offering personal event
calendar and attendee networking features, plus admission 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 http://webfestglobal.com/register.
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 http://webfestglobal.com/auctions.
The submission deadline is December 14, 2012.
The entire Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica has been reserved
exclusively for the conference 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 http://webfestglobal.com/hotel.
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. Sponsoring companies are expected to include registrars,
registries, ad networks, affiliate networks, web developers, mobile
developers, content providers, cloud services, big data companies,
online marketing consultants, IP attorneys and more. For details, visit http://webfestglobal.com/sponsor-options.
About Webfest GlobalTM
Founded in 2006 by DomainSponsor®, the direct navigation traffic
monetization division of Oversee.net, 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 a wide range of
online marketing executives and service providers. For more information,
please visit http://webfestglobal.com.
Oversee.net® 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. For more information, please visit http://oversee.net.
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