CalExotics Honors Calvista

CHINO, Calif. — California Exotic Novelties honored Calvista with an award for Distributor of the Year in Australia.

The accolade was presented to Michael Bassett, CEO of Calvista, during the AdultEx 2012 Show.

“Calvista is a vital distributing partner for us in Australia," said Susan Colvin, president and CEO of California Exotic Novelties. "We salute their commitment to excellence. This award is our way of thanking Michael and his team for all the hard work they do.”

Calvista carries a wide assortment of California Exotic Novelties’ collections and is a full-line stocking distributor. As a distributor in Australia, Calvista brings retailers and manufacturers together for AdultEx each year as a service to the industry. Additionally, they jointly offer store trainings, marketing materials, store signage, plan-o-grams and an array of sales materials for Australian retailers.

“I’d like to thank CalExotics for this prestigious honor,” Bassett said. “Susan and her team really mean it when they say they are your merchandising partner. With the help of Lupe Martinez and everyone from California Exotic Novelties, we are able to create store merchandising strategies with our retail partners that produce unprecedented results.”

Calvista’s AdultEx Show was held April 13-15 in Brisbane, Australia. It was the show’s eighth year and is considered the Southern Hemisphere’s largest gathering of adult industry manufacturers and retailers.