XBIZ 360° Conference Show Schedules Announced

LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the official show schedules for the groundbreaking XBIZ 360° conference series scheduled for Jan. 9-12 at the Sofitel Hotel in Los Angeles are now live.

Kicking off XBIZ 360° on Jan. 9 is the Pleasure Products Conference, presented by Pipedream Products, and the Retail Conference, presented by Adam & Eve stores. The day of dual-track seminars immediately follows the ANME Founders Show, slated for Jan. 6-9 at the Marriott Burbank Airport hotel.

The XBIZ 360° Pleasure Products Conference will provide specialized expertise from the industry’s top executives in the realm of pleasure products. The one-day trade conference will cover essential topics and issues relevant to the industry, including top trends in sex toy design and technology, pop culture and a forecast of the future of the pleasure products industry. Among the special highlights of the Pleasure Products Conference is a Visionary Keynote address by Jimmyjane founder Ethan Imboden.

To view the official schedule for the XBIZ 360° Pleasure Products Conference, click here.

Simultaneously, on Jan. 9, the XBIZ 360° Retail Conference will bring together a who’s who in the adult retail arena to share insight, information and key strategies targeted for retail success. Among the seminars and panel discussions slated for XBIZ 360° Retail Conference are “Selling Sex Online: e-Commerce in the Social Media Age” and “Tantalizing & Engaging: Direct-to-Consumer Marketing Today,” as well as a special Pipedream Products-sponsored seminar, “The Future of Pleasure Product Merchandising.” Peekay founder Phyllis Heppenstall will deliver the Retail Conference’s Visionary Keynote address.

To view the official schedule for the XBIZ 360° Retail Conference, click here.

Also kicking off on Jan. 9 with special events, including the Cybersocket Awards and the annual webmaster golf tournament, is the XBIZ 360° Digital Media Conference, presented by CECash. The three-day XBIZ 360° Digital Media Conference event schedule features XBIZ’s ever-popular Speed Networking sessions, as well as a slate of cutting-edge seminars and workshops — such as Brad Gosse’s “Selling Adult Entertainment in Today's 'Free' Economy.” This year’s XBIZ 360° Digital Media Conference will feature a special Visionary Keynote address by XBIZ Founder and Publisher Alec Helmy.

To view the official schedule for the XBIZ 360° Digital Media Conference, click here.

The XBIZ 360° Adult Film Conference, presented by LiveJasmin.com, will be concurrently held with the Digital Media Conference on Jan. 10-11. The first-of-its-kind event dedicated to decoding the future of adult film/content will feature seminars such as “Kink Factor: Top-Selling Genres in Adult Entertainment Today” and “Next-Gen Stars: New Success Factors for Adult Film Performers,” as well as a special LiveJasmin.com-sponsored workshop. Evil Angel founder John Stagliano will deliver the event’s Visionary Keynote address.

To view the official schedule for the XBIZ 360°Adult Film Conference, click here.

At the core of XBIZ 360° are cutting-edge, individually tailored seminars and panel discussions and innumerable networking opportunities with business leaders from all over the world and from all sectors of the business. The unique format of the XBIZ 360° conference series also unifies the industry with overlapping schedules and several intermixed special events to maximize business and networking opportunities.

Highlighting the XBIZ 360° six-part series of grand-slam B2B events is the star-studded 2013 XBIZ Awards, presented by Fleshlight and hosted by the incomparable adult film superstar Tera Patrick. The red-carpet gala will honor movers and shakers across more than 150 award categories — spotlighting the year's best in Movies & Production, Pleasure Products, Web & Technology and Retail & Distribution market segments. For a complete list of award categories, visit XBIZAwards.com.