Next Door Entertainment Earns 5 XBIZ Award Noms

MONTREAL — Next Door Entertainment has received a total of five XBIZ Award nominations, including two for its Next Door Buddy Profits affiliate program.

“This has been a very busy year for Next Door Entertainment and we are excited that our hard work and innovation has again been recognized by our peers,” said Stephan Sirard, Next Door Entertainment president.

“We could not have achieved this without the outstanding work of both our production and affiliate partners. Being nominated along with our partners showcases how successful our model, which combines top quality productions from the world’s best gay studios with our extensive online marketing expertise, pays off.”

The five nominations include Gay Affiliate Program of the Year for BuddyProfits.com, Gay Web company of the Year for Buddy Profits/Next Door Entertainment and nominations for COLTStudioGroup.com, FalconStudios.com, and CodyCummings.com for Gay Site of the Year.

“We are also thrilled that two of our newest stars to launch their own Next Door Presents sites have been nominated,” Sirard said.

The two Gay Performer of the Year nominees are Rod Daily from RodDaily.com and Austin Wilde from AustinWilde.com.

“I am very proud of our entire Next Door team," Sirard said.

"2010 was indeed a year of growth for us. In addition to launching an all new FalconStudios.com and announcing a partnership with Hot House Entertainment, we developed five new Next Door Presents sites, TrystanBull.com, RodDaily.com, AustinWilde.com, SamuelOToole.com and MarcusMojo.com, launched NextDoorTwink.com, added mobile versions of our sites, and expanded our dedicated staff to better support our partners and developed a host of new programs for our affiliate partners."