QUEENSLAND, Australia — Adultex 2016, Australia’s annual adult B2B trade exhibition concluded Friday, April 29 after three days showcasing the latest and innovative products from leading manufacturers of intimate products and lingerie.
Now in its 12th year, Adultex 2016 was co-sponsored by Pipedream, We-Vibe and Womanizer and held at the RACV Royal Pines Resort, Queensland from April 27-29, attracting close to 40 exhibitors and hosting more than 180 guests.
“We are thrilled with the overwhelming response we had from vendors participating in ADULTEX 2016, and were excited to unveil a few surprises at the show,” said Roger Sheldon-Collins, general manager. “With the addition of sexologist and author Dr. Nikki Goldstein and National Chairperson of the Society of Australian Sexologists Dr. Christopher Fox, we aimed to help educate our valued customers on the links between sexual health and wellbeing and the adult industry, and the resources that are available. We thank our vendors and customers for their ongoing support in what was by all accounts a successful Adultex.”
The annual Adultex Awards were presented at the Pipedream and We-Vibe Haunted Party. This themed party featured a live band, DJ and roving performers. Sexologist and author Dr. Nikki Goldstein presented this year’s awards.
Adultex Award categories and winners are:
Best Product Range — Anal Fantasy by Pipedream
Best New Product Range — VIVE by Shots
Best Product Packaging — b-Vibe
Most Innovative Female Product — Nova by We-Vibe
Most Innovative Male Product — Jack Socket by Electrastim
Best Lubricant/Lotion Product Range — pjur
Most Innovative Product — MiaMaxx
Manufacturer of the Year — Doc Johnson
Best Point of Sale — The Rabbit Company
Best Fetish/Alternate Product Range — Scandal by Calexotics
Best LGBT Product or Range — Oxballs
Best Couples Product — Feranti Couples Fun by Rocks Off
Best Novelty/Game Product — Sex Toy Seductions by Kheper Games