QUEENSLAND, Australia — The Australian AdultEx 2012 retail tradeshow presented its awards at a Pipedream Fetish Fantasy Lingerie gala last weekend.
Pipedream’s fully themed fetish bash was held in the surprise location of an underground car park. Cars were removed, air conditioning piped in and lavish decorations with multiple bars, stages, dance floors, video walls and thumping sound systems were incorporated.
All guests were in full fetish attire, while Eufrat, Euro performer for Marc Dorcel, wowed the audience with a surprise stage cameo appearance and dance routine.
The Adultex 2012 award winners are:
Best Product Range — Fetish Fantasy Series, Pipedream
Best Selling Product — We-Vibe 3, Standard Innovation Corporation
Best Environmental Concept — Leaf, BMS
Best New Range — Fetish Fantasy Lingerie, Pipedream
Most Innovative Product — Intensity by JOPEN
Distributor of the Year — Calvista Australia
Sexual Health & Wellbeing — pjur Group
Best Imagery Campaign — Sex & Mischief, Sportsheets
Lifetime Achievement — Ron Braverman, Doc Johnson
Manufacturer of the Year — Pipedream
Studio of the Year — Digital Playground
Best Feature Title — Star Wars XXX: A Porn Parody, Vivid
Best Parody Collection — New Sensations
Best Performer-Australian Excellence Award — Jesse Jane
AEX12 Exhibitors included Ansell, Bathmate , Bodywand, BMS , BravenKrazy, California Exotic Novelties, Doc Johnson, Fleshlight, Four Seasons, Gelworks, Hot Shots Media, Icon Brands , Kama Sutra , Kheper Games , Kiss Couture , Leg Avenue ,Lingerie Logistics, Love in Leather , Lovehoney ,New Sensations Novelties, Pipedream, pjur group, Pleaser , Poir Toi, Rocks Off , Screaming O, Sportsheets, V-Pro, Wet , We-Vibe, Wrapped Secrets and X Pole.
Adult studios included Digital Playground, Evil Angel, Marc Dorcel, Private, Jules Jordan and Vivid with appearances from Bibi Jones, Bobbi Starr, Eufrat, Carla Cox, Lisa Ann and Allie Haze.