MELBOURNE — Next Up, Calvista’s annual traveling B2B trade road show, concluded on Friday, Sept. 23 after visits to three Australian cities: Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. In those cities, pleasure products and sex toys from major manufacturers were showcased.
Next Up, now in its eighth year, gives retailers the opportunity to meet top manufacturers and see their products. This year’s exhibitors included Pipedream Products, We-Vibe, CalExotics, the pjur Group, Doc Johnson, NS Novelties, Swiss Navy, XR Brands and Mia Maxx.
New to Next Up 2016 was Swedish designer brand LELO, which recently launched their new condom line LELO Hex.
Products featured at Next Up 2016 included the We-Vibe Sync, Pipedream’s Rockin’ Chair, Doc Johnson’s American Pop range, Mini Marvels from CalExotics, pjur Superhero Strong Performance Spray, Man Steel Gel and Man Xtend Cream.
“Next Up 2016 was a tremendous success, and we are pleased with this year’s attendance of more than 200 retailers,” said Roger Sheldon-Collins, general manager of Calvista. “The lineup of product for the next quarter looks impressive and will be sure to have cash registers ringing. We would like to thank our customers and vendors for participating in Next Up 2016 and look forward to seeing them at Next Up 2017.”