U.K. ETO Award Winners Announced

Tod Hunter
BIRMINGHAM, England — U.S.-based companies Wicked Pictures and ID Lubricants were among the winners at the U.K. adult-industry trade magazine Erotic Trade Only's 2008 Adult Industry Awards last week.

The awards were presented at a black-tie dinner in Birmingham at a ceremony hosted by ETO Editor Dale Bradford and adult industry performer/director Ben Dover, who also received an award for services to the industry.

Wicked's "Supernatural" won the Best Overseas R18 DVD award, and ID Lubricants won in two categories, Best Trade Marketing and Best Consumable for ID Glide. Other winners included Private for Best Overseas Film Brand, Harmony's "Young Harlots Riding School" for Best British R18 DVD and LoveHoney.co.uk for Best Online Retailer. The awards coincided with the magazine's annual trade show, which was held in Birmingham July 27-28.

The award winners were selected by ETO subscribers between April and June 2008.

The list of winners:

Best ETO Show Stand
Net 1on1

Best British R18 DVD
Young Harlots Riding School (Harmony)

Best Overseas R18 DVD
Supernatural (Wicked Pictures)

Best Gay R18 DVD
Rugby Lads (Euroboy Sport)

Best Adult Product
RO80mm Ammunition for Love Bullet (Rocks-Off)

Best Consumable
ID Glide

Best British Film Brand
Anna Span

Best Overseas Film Brand

Best Gay Film Brand

Best Sex Toy Brand

Best Erotic Clothing Brand

Best Trade Marketing
ID Lubricants

Best Magazine Distributor
UK Distribution

Best R18 DVD Distributor
Darker Enterprises

Best Erotic Goods Distributor

Best Overseas Distributor

Best Lingerie Distributor

Best Online Retailer

Best Retailer
Nice 'n' Naughty

Mystery Shopper Award For Best Individual Store
Harmony, Charing Cross Road, London

Best British Performer
Cathy Barry

Best Sales Team
ABS Holdings

Services To The Industry
Ben Dover

A gallery of pictures from the dinner and ceremony has been posted on the ETO website.