ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Fetish Con has announced its workshop and seminar schedule for this year’s fetish industry and community trade show, which will begin this Thurs., Aug. 11 and continue through Sun., Aug. 14.
The four-day event, sponsored by Clips4Sale.com, will be held at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel in St. Petersburg, Fla. Fetish Con describes itself as “the largest networking event for the fetish industry and community on the East Coast.”
“Fetish Con was born from the need and desire to nurture and grow relationships within the fetish industry and community,” said Genesis Lynn, event promoter for Fetish Con. “Our class schedule this year is very diverse, offering a selection of informative classes geared towards the beginner as well as the more experienced within the fetish and alternative lifestyle. Offering business and lifestyle classes, there’s truly something for everyone. We have doubled our classroom space, and we are looking forward to presenting this year’s exciting class schedule.”
Fetish Con 2016 will feature more than 30 seminars, lectures, and workshops, including:
• Tax & Accounting for Producers and Models
• 2257: The Federal Record-Keeping Statute
• The Fine Art of Bastinado and Caning
• Beginners Bondage for Models by Model
• Social Media and the Law
• Safety and Personal Accountability
• Clips4Sale: Make Money While You Sleep
• Making Money with WHIPLR
• Obscenity and The First Amendment
• “NO” Isn’t a Safe Word
• Ageism in Kink
“The Fetish Connect: Speed Networking,” sponsored by FetishWork, will be held this Thurs., Aug. 11, as part of the trade show kickoff. FetishWork is also the sponsor for the Fetish Con smoking room.
The Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel is located at 333 First St. South in St Petersburg.
This year, Fetish Con will feature the inaugural Fetish Con Awards, sponsored by Chaturbate. Nominees range from BDSM models and performers to production companies, adult toy/novelty companies and fetish clothing designers. To view the complete list of nominees for the 2016 Fetish Con Awards, visit this link.
The Fetish Con host hotel, the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel, is now sold out for their 2016 show, but alternate lodging options have been arranged. To view all local alternate hotels approved by Fetish Con as well as view the shuttle schedule and route, visit this link.
According to a spokesperson, “Fetish Con brought in over 7500 attendees last year, with over 200 models and 60 vendors on hand to meet with fans and consumers.”