BURBANK, Calif. — StorErotica has announced the winners of its seventh annual awards, which were presented during an evening reception on Sunday as part of the biannual ANME Show.
Hosting the awards this year was author Dr. Sadie Allison, founder of Tickle Kitty Inc.
The 2013 StorErotica Award winners are:
Boutique Brand of the Year — Classic Erotica
Fetish Company of the Year — Sportsheets International
Sexual Enhancement Company of the Year — MD Science Lab
Lubricant Company of the Year — Sliquid
Special Focus Award: Male Toys — Pipedream Extreme Toyz by Pipedream Products
Marketing Campaign of the Year — Wonderland by Doc Johnson
StorErotica Hall of Fame — Larry Garland of Eldorado Trading Co.
Hot Product of the Year — Hello Touch by Jimmyjane
Distributor of the Year — East Coast News
Retail Chain of the Year — Cindie's
Novelty Company of the Year — California Exotic Novelties
Award winners were selected based on online voting. Some award winners commented on their StorErotica accolades.
“We are incredibly grateful and excited to take home StorErotica’s Fetish Company of the Year award and would like to thank everyone who voted for us,” Sportsheets CEO Tom Stewart said. “It was an honor to be nominated with so many wonderful companies and a pleasure to celebrate with everyone at the show. Congratulations to all of the StorErotica Awards winners, and here’s to another strong year.”
“We are so happy to have this beautiful, shiny award to take home to our Texas HQ and display it front and center as a reminder that our hard work always pays off,” Sliquid CEO Dean Elliott said. “This has been a wonderful year for us already and we can’t wait to show the industry what we have planned for the rest of it. Thank you to all of our supportive distributors, our loyal retailers, and all who voted for Sliquid this year.”
ECN's Brian H. remarked, “On behalf of the entire East Coast News staff, I’d like to thank StorErotica for this award. This has been a great year for East Coast News, and we are thrilled to have our efforts continually recognized by the industry. It’s very satisfying, and I know everyone on our team shares the sentiment.
“Without our loyal customers, honors like this would simply not be possible. We are firmly committed to the success of all our retailers and vendor partners.”