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Autism Speaks Fundraiser At The Mansion To Be Sponsored By DomainSponsor and The DOMAINfest Global Conference

December 9, 2008; 09:42 AM

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 9, 2008 -- DomainSponsor™, the domain monetization division of and organizer of DOMAINfest Global®, a franchise of premium conferences designed to promote and support the advancement of the domain industry, today announced that it will be the title sponsor of a fundraising event benefiting "Autism Speaks™" (, an organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatment of autism.

The fundraising event, called Model Citizens, will take place on Thursday, January 29 at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles. It will be the official farewell party sponsored by DomainSponsor for attendees of the DOMAINfest Global 2009 conference, which runs from January 27 to 29 in Hollywood, California.

During the fundraising event, "Bang The Gavel" ( will conduct a silent auction offering guests a chance to buy sports memorabilia signed by star athletes, with all proceeds going to Autism Speaks™. Additional funds will be raised through the sale of donated domain names included in the Moniker® Live Domain Auctions to be held at the DOMAINfest conference. Guests at the Model Citizens event at the Mansion will include celebrities, professional athletes, and attendees from the DOMAINfest Global conference.

"Autism Speaks™ is pleased to be affiliated with the Model Citizens event hosted by DomainSponsor at the Mansion. This high profile event will help us promote autism awareness to new audiences, and the funds raised will enable us to enhance and expand our awareness, research, advocacy and family services efforts," said Mike Sherrard, former NFL quarterback and Special Ambassador for Autism Speaks.

"We are proud to help Autism Speaks™ raise awareness for its mission by sponsoring this event," said Jeff Kupietzky, President of, the parent company of DomainSponsor. "DOMAINfest Global is the largest domain conference in the world. This event gives us an unprecedented opportunity to unite the global domain community to help support a very worthy cause."

About Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders, to funding research into the causes, prevention and treatments for autism, and to advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. To learn more please visit

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 [email protected]

Founded in 2000, is a technology-driven online marketing solutions company, with two primary divisions - Oversee Domain Services and Oversee Marketing Services. Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Portland, Oregon, and Pompano Beach, Florida, the company has over 200 employees. Some of Oversee's key brands include SnapNames®, DomainSponsor™, Moniker®,™ and™. To learn more, please visit




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