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December 19, 2008; 04:37 AM

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE), a division of Thought Convergence, Inc., announced today that it has been selected as the premier auction house for Domainer Mardi Gras. The live event is set to take place February 21, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The domain submission period for the simultaneous online and in-person auction is currently underway and will remain open until January 30, 2009.

“The previous auction saw over 60% of inventory receive bids prior to the live event,” said General Manager, Susan Prosser. “We look forward to an increased level of bidding activity prior to the live auction at Domainer Mardi Gras.”

The most recent auction took place on November 20, 2008 in Queensland, Australia, resulting in an 80% sell-thru rate. This marks one of the most successful showings in the industry. The team will once again partner with Domain Consultant to ensure that the catalog is comprised of first-rate auction lots; many with no or low reserves. Participants should expect another groundbreaking event.

The auction will present noteworthy investment opportunities at all levels. Visit to register to bid on top-quality domain assets. Pre-bidding for the live auction begins Friday, February 13, 2009.

About ™ is a simultaneous online and in-person auction house. Founded in 2008, ™ seeks to create an exciting auction event by offering high-quality, competitively-priced domains both live and online on a robust platform.™ is a division of Thought Convergence, Inc.™, an industry-leading service provider of Internet domain name services and technologies. For more information, please visit

About Thought Convergence

Founded in 2001, Thought Convergence™ is an industry-leading service provider of Internet domain name information, management, monetization and development tools and technologies. Widely regarded as a pioneer in the domain industry, Thought Convergence provides its award-winning products, services and technologies under several brands, including TrafficZ®, DomainTools™,™,™, Domain Roundtable™, Spry Hosting™ and™. By leveraging its comprehensive suite of fully-integrated domain services, tools and technologies, Thought Convergence is pioneering the industry’s first symbiotic Domain Ecosystem™ and working to promote the continued evolution, success and sustainability of the domain name industry. Thought Convergence is a privately held company, growing profitably since inception, and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Seattle, Washington. For more information, please visit





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