LOS ANGELES — Anthony Rivera, co-founder of AJ Studios, has been nominated for Businessman of the Year in the 2017 XBIZ Exec Awards, coinciding with the upcoming XBIZ 2017 events series set for Jan. 9-13.
The 2017 XBIZ Exec Awards will be held at the Andaz Hotel on Hollywood’s Sunset Strip. The online industry edition of the Awards will take place at an exclusive ceremony on Jan. 10, followed by the retail edition on Jan. 11.
Selection of nominees was based on a multitude of factors, including leadership ability, business acumen, positive community influence and overall career success as submitted by industry peers via the social network XBIZ.net.
“I would like to take this time to say how proud I am to be nominated for Businessman of the Year by XBIZ,” Rivera said. “I am so excited to be mentioned alongside some amazing and business-savvy people, and I am honored that my efforts and the efforts of my phenomenal team in the adult industry have not gone unnoticed. I would also like to thank those who voted for me, and I assure you that I work hard every day to be the type of businessman that deserves these accolades.”
“Truthfully,” Rivera said, “I would be nothing without my dedicated and motivated team of professionals who have helped me make AJ Studios and our LALExpo convention a continued success. I share this honor with them and wish the best of luck to the other nominees.”
The XBIZ Exec Awards spotlight outstanding individuals who play an essential role in the success of prominent brands. The award categories cover a range of occupations that make up the organizational charts of industry enterprises, covering business development, marketing, management and more.