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PALO ALTO, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Piper Jaffray & Co. is pleased to announce it is holding its second annual Global Internet Summit June 12-14 in Laguna Nigel, Calif. The summit will feature interactive and deep panel discussions, keynote dinners and other organized activities for clients. The theme of this year's summit is "New Order of the Internet," and it is shaped by the new entrants from "traditional" media, new vertical sites that are changing the definition of content, and the impact of Google on the industry.

"We are witnessing a proliferation of new concepts in Internet media, which we believe are seriously challenging the established sources of content, both online and offline," said Safa Rashtchy, senior Internet Media and Market Analyst at Piper Jaffray. "We think the new order is creating opportunities from some players who may have been considered unlikely winners on the Internet, while some well-known Internet players could be losing out."

Panel topics include: Listening to Consumers: Focus Groups and A Day in the Life of the American Teenager; The Old and New Face of Online Publishing; Advertising Services; The Search Platform: Destinations, Technologies and Other Players, Direct from the Advertisers-"Search Advertising"; Online Entertainment; International Markets; Mobile Media; e-Commerce; and Emerging Business Models.

Companies that are scheduled to present include: 21st Century Insurance, 24/7 Real Media Inc., Adams Media Research Inc., Akamai Technologies Inc., Inc., aQuantive, Blinkx, Citigroup,, comScore Network Inc., CoreMetrics Inc., Daum Communications Corp., Demand Media, Digital River Inc., Digitas LLC, DoubleClick Inc.,, Efficient Frontier, Eforcity Corp., eMarketer Inc., EMI Group, Focus Media Holdings, Greylock Partners, Google Inc., Hands-On Mobile, Homestore Inc., HouseValues Inc., iCrossing Inc., InfoSpace Inc., InPhonic Inc., Internet Brands Inc., Knight-Ridder Inc., Marchex Inc., Marketing Evolution, Mayfield Fund, Maxthon International Limited, Mediasmith Inc., Mobissimo, Monster Worldwide, Netflix Inc.,, Pandora, SAI Tech, SEMPO, Shutteryfly Inc., Sify Limited, SINA Corp., SOFTBANK Capital, Spark networks plc, Submarino, The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones & Company, Tribal DDB Worldwide, Tribune Interactive, ValueClick Inc., Virgin Mobile USA LLC, WebSideStory Inc. and Zillow.

Company and investor participation in the Piper Jaffray Global Internet Summit is by invitation only. Clients interested in attending should contact their Piper Jaffray representative. Members of the media who would like to attend should contact Rob Litt at 612 303-8266 or . Media registration will be limited for this event.

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