Nominations Announced for StorErotica Awards

Nominations Announced for StorErotica Awards
Oliver Sanders
LAS VEGAS —Adult Store Buyer (ASB) and Teeze Magazines, producers of the 2008 StorErotica Convention and Tradeshow, announced the manufacturers, distributors and retailers in the world of erotic products and apparel nominated for 2008 StorErotica Awards.

"We’re up against some extremely capable competitors for this year’s StorErotica Awards," said IVD founder Frankie Kay. "But win or lose, I’m confident the IVD/ECN inventory, prices, and sales experience are tops in the industry. Our staff can’t wait to attend StorErotica."

Here are the nominees for this year’s StorErotica awards:

Distributor of the Year

Eldorado
Entrenue
GVA/TWN
IVD
Holiday Products
Honey’s Place
Nalpac
Williams Trading

Adult Novelty Manufacturer of the Year

Beamonstar
Cal Exotics
Doc Johnson
Jimmy Jane
Pipedream Products
The Screaming O
Topco
Vibratex

Adult Film Studio of the Year

Bang Bros.
Girlfriend Films
LFP/Hustler
New Sensations
Red Light District
SexZ Pictures
Vivid
Wicked Pictures

Lingerie Manufacturer of the Year

Coquette
Dreamgirl International
Elegant Moments
Hustler
Leg Avenue
Magic Silk
Shirley of Hollywood
VX Intimates

Accessory Manufacturer of the Year

Aire Hosiery
Ellie Shoes
Desire Fashions
Highest Heel
Music Legs
Pastease
Pleaser USA
Tony Shoes

Dancewear Manufacturer of the Year

Blue Orchid
BodyZone
Delicate Illusions
Espiral
Forplay
Hot Girl
Minor Creations
Sharron Leslie

Chain Retailer of the Year

Adam & Eve
Adult Mart
Ambiance
Castle Megastore
Fascinations
Hustler Hollywood
Lover’s Lane
Peekay

Independent Retailer of the Year

7th Heaven — Phoenix, Ariz
Allure Lingerie — Burlington, N.C.
Batteries Not Included — Chicago
Cupid’s Closet — Northwood, Ohio
Doctor Love’s — San Diego
Oh Baby — Portland, Ore.
The Stockroom — Los Angeles
Trashy Lingerie — Hollywood, Calif.

Five of the eight StorErotica Award winners — distributor, adult novelty manufacturer, accessory manufacturer, lingerie manufacturer and film studio company of the year — will be announced during StorErotica’s opening night party on Aug. 25, at the RumJungle nightclub inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

The remaining three awards — chain retailer, independent retailer and dancewear manufacturer of the year — will be announced in conjunction with the 11th annual Adult Nightclub and Exotic Dancer Awards Show on August 27, at the Joint showroom inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Companies looking to exhibit at this year’s StorErotica should contact Gary Daugherty or Lacy Empkey at (727) 726-3592. Retailers or other industry professionals who want to attend this year’s convention (which includes admission to the 16th Annual Gentlemen’s Club Owner Expo and both award presentations), call (727) 726-3592.

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