Adam & Eve Signs On to Present XBIZ 360° Retail Conference

Bob Johnson

LOS ANGELES — Distinguished adult retail franchise Adam & Eve Stores has signed on to present the XBIZ 360° Retail Conference slated for Jan. 9 at the ultra-chic Sofitel Hotel in Los Angeles. The adult retail powerhouse also has enlisted its support of the XBIZ 360° Adult Entertainment Conference and Digital Media Conference, with a pair of additional Gold titles.

The company will also be participating as a vendor and buyer at the exclusive, invitation-only XBIZ 360° Retail Retreat, a three-day event that will connect adult retail market leaders for scheduled meetings and networking. Bob Christian, president of Adam & Eve Retail Stores lauded the XBIZ 360° event series as one of the most unique and comprehensive business gatherings ever assembled for adult entertainment. He noted how the industry is changing rapidly, and that these are dynamic and challenging times.

“The 360° show is a welcome opportunity to meet new and familiar faces from all facets of the industry, to try to figure out the future together,” Christian said. He added, “Adam & Eve is a multi-channel company with our catalogs, websites, retail stores and our movie studio, so it is great that XBIZ has organized this 360° show to cover the whole circle. Adam & Eve hopes to learn much and contribute much in this totally relevant conference environment. Something for everyone — opportunities for all.”

The XBIZ 360° Retail Conference is one-day trade conference that will bring together a virtual who’s who in the adult retail arena, where the market’s sharpest minds will share insight, information and key strategies targeted for success. Topics and seminars will drill down into every segment of today’s hot topics, and will deliver spot-on solutions for the adult retail operator while providing an opportunity to rub elbows with top executives from all corners of the marketplace.

“XBIZ is pleased to have the iconic Adam & Eve brand represented at multiple key components of XBIZ 360°,” XBIZ Associate Publisher Sara Sazzman said. “As a leading force in the realm of retail, having Adam & Eve Stores’ present the XBIZ 360° Retail Conference solidifies the integrity of the event and reinforces its value with the invaluable insight from an industry trendsetter.”

Being held in tandem with the XBIZ 360° Retail Conference is the XBIZ 360° Pleasure Products Conference, presented by Pipedream Products. In the days that follow, XBIZ 360° six-part series of grand-slam B2B events will also include the Adult Entertainment Conference – a first-of-its-kind event dedicated to adult video content production, performers, producers and studio heads – and the Digital Media Conference, targeted at decoding the future of digital media, igniting commerce and spotlighting success.

This unprecedented and comprehensive showcase of technology and tactics is sure to catapult attendees into the fast lane for 2013.

Highlighting XBIZ 360° is the star-studded 2013 XBIZ Awards, presented by Fleshlight and hosted by the incomparable adult film superstar Tera Patrick. The red-carpet gala will honor movers and shakers across more than 150 award categories — spotlighting the year's best in Pleasure Products, Retail & Distribution, Movies & Production and Web & Technology market segments. For a complete list of award categories, visit XBIZAwards.com.

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