Hot Octopuss Receives 2015 XBIZ Award Nominations

LONDON — U.K.-based intimacy products innovator Hot Octopuss has announced its receipt of four Pleasure Products category nominations for the 2015 XBIZ Awards.

Hot Octopuss’ 2015 XBIZ nominations include “International Pleasure Products Company of the Year,” “Boutique Pleasure Products Company of the Year,” “Male Sex Toy of the Year” for its PULSE II, and “Luxury Toy / Line of the Year,” for PULSE II.

“We’re so proud to be a British company offering genuinely new and innovative design-led products which deliver incredible experiences,” says Hot Octopuss CEO Adam Lewis, co-creator of PULSE.

“PULSE II is the direct result of reviews, suggestions, and responses from our industry peers and critics, as well as users of PULSE, and we’re very pleased with the result.”

“PULSE and PULSE II really are amazing pieces of engineering,” Lewis adds. “We’re delighted that XBIZ and the U.S. public, both consumers as well as critics and reviewers, have recognized the technological advances which have gone into the creation of our products, and how it can be utilized for both men and couples ... and we’re absolutely honored with these nominations.”

Scheduled for Jan. 15 in Los Angeles, adult film superstar James Deen is set to host the industry’s largest gala at a cutting-edge venue linked to JW Marriott and The Ritz-Carlton at the downtown Los Angeles entertainment complex, L.A. Live.

For more than a decade, glitz, glamour and the biggest names in adult have made the XBIZ Awards show the grandest industry event of the year, and the most prestigious symbol of success. The star-studded event hosts A-list movers and shakers of the multibillion-dollar adult industry.

The XBIZ Awards will once again coincide with the industry’s top trade events series, XBIZ 360, which will take over the entire property of the chic Andaz Hotel from Jan. 13-16 for an unprecedented event lineup dedicated to exploring the future of the adult industry.

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