"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
Adult Novelty Manufacturer of the Year
The Screaming O
Adult Film Studio of the Year
Red Light District
Lingerie Manufacturer of the Year
Shirley of Hollywood
Accessory Manufacturer of the Year
Dancewear Manufacturer of the Year
Chain Retailer of the Year
Adam & Eve
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.