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Moniker, SnapNames to Auction at DOMAINfest Barcelona Event

UBM plc's Premium Domain Name Now Available For Online Pre-Bidding

June 1, 2011; 10:25 AM

LOS ANGELES and FRANKFURT, Germany, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pre-bidding has opened for the premium domain name, scheduled for sale at Moniker's premium auction during DOMAINfest® Europe in Barcelona on June 8, 2011.  UBM plc, a leading global media business and owner of, selected Moniker® and SnapNames® to be the exclusive auctioneer and broker for the name.

The live auction will open at the Pullman Barcelona Skipper Hotel's Grand Ballroom at 4 p.m. Barcelona time (10 a.m. U.S. Eastern time, 7 a.m. U.S. Pacific time).

Pre-bids before the live auction can be placed online now until 10 a.m. U.S. Eastern time on Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Interested bidders may also submit an absentee bid form to the auctioneer or sign up for telephone proxy bidding. Absentee bids may also be placed by contacting [email protected]

Bids during the live auction can be placed online through SnapNames Live®. For more details visit:

"In an age where data fuels both consumer and business applications, is a premium domain name which is relevant across almost every sector of the global economy," said Craig Snyder, General Manager of Moniker and SnapNames. "We are delighted to have been selected by UBM in the first ever public offering of"

"We're pleased to have selected Moniker and SnapNames to be the exclusive auctioneer and broker for," said David Michael, a divisional Chief Information Officer at UBM plc.  "This choice was based on their global reach and their superior track record executing high-value domain name transactions."

About DOMAINfest

Founded and hosted by DomainSponsor®, the domain monetization division of, the DOMAINfest® conferences bring 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. Visit to review the agenda and register for DOMAINfest Europe in Prague.

About's Aftermarket and Registrar Division

Comprised of Moniker® and SnapNames®, Oversee's Aftermarket and Registrar Division offers businesses and individual investors an array of services for domain name registration, acquisition, management, appraisal, brokerage and sales.  A top ten registrar, Moniker introduced the live domain name auction concept.  SnapNames operates the largest auction of expired and deleting domain names and gives its customers exclusive first access to the world's most valuable names every day.  For more information, visit and

About® 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 one 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 DomainSponsor®, SnapNames®, Moniker®, DOMAINfest®,™,®, ShopWiki and  To learn more, please visit

About UBM plc

UBM plc is a leading global business media company. The company informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provides them with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM plc focuses on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. The company's 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries is organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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