Home > News > Sexpo Plans to Go Public, Eyes New Markets • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

NEWS STORY

Sexpo Plans to Go Public, Eyes New Markets

Sexpo Plans to Go Public, Eyes New Markets
Get XBIZ News
Mar 3, 2010 12:15 AM PST    Text size: 
QUEENSLAND, Australia — Sexpo late Tuesday said it plans on going public by November and has eyes on new markets, including New Zealand, Europe and the U.S.

The plan, to be revealed at the Brisbane Sexpo in Southbank, Australia, on Thursday, will spell out what the company will do in the next six months and detail strategic partnerships in key markets. Show promoters expect 40,000 attendees at the Brisbane event.

“Essentially this will fund our expansion and enable us to bring the show to new countries, including the U.S.," Rob Godwin, general manager of Sexpo, told XBIZ.

"When the rest of the world thinks of Australian brands, they say Fosters, Vegemite, Qantas, Telstra and now Sexpo. Let’s make Sexpo the biggest Australian entertainment export and be proud of it.

“Our parent company is Australia’s oldest and most successful adult related business with 33 years experience. Recession or boom — sex sells, and I think the combination of this successful track record, with the increased number of visitors to Sexpo, will encourage interest from potential small and large investors.

“We are proud of our heritage but the demand and need for our show to expand around the world is very strong.”

Sexpo attracted over 250,000 people to its exhibitions across Australia and in South Africa last year.

. Additional exhibitions are planned for New Zealand and London in 2011.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

PROFILES & BIOS

Evil Angel Chief Adam Grayson Champions Brand Evolution

Evil Angel is hardcore. More than a quarter-century after John Stagliano revolutionized adult filmmaking with his unique brand of gonzo titles and a lucrative director-as-producer business model, CFO Adam... More »

WIA Profile: Lupe Martinez

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of... More »

Jose Sanz Weaves a Profitable Tapestry at FreeWebCams

Navigating the complexities of customer service in the camming industry is a varied and oftentimes chaotic task, pulling even the most seasoned professionals in a multitude of directions. Fortunately for... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ Premiere magazine, the industry's leading adult retail trade publications, delivering the most timely and comprehensive business news and information to producers and retailers of adult products.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Latin America Adult Business Expo

Jul 10 - Jul 12
Cartagena, Colombia

XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup

Jul 13 - Jul 13
Barcelona, Spain

ANME Founders Show

Jul 16 - Jul 18
Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport

QWEBEC Expo

Aug 03 - Aug 06
Montreal, Quebec
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!