Cybersocket to Host A-List Gay Business Panel at XBIZ 360

LOS ANGELES — Morgan Sommer, co-founder of gay lifestyle and trade magazine Cybersocket, will moderate a panel of top gay industry leaders at XBIZ 360 to shed light on some of the most important issues facing the gay segment of the adult entertainment business.  

The session, “A Gay Porn Master Class,” will take place on Jan. 15 at 3 p.m.

Panelists include Michael Lucas of Lucas Entertainment, Trenton Ducati, Douglas Richter of XCams, Gary Jackson of CCBill, Brent Aldon of Aneros, Keith Miller of Helix Studios and director/producer ChiChi LaRue.

The panel comprises some of the top experts in the gay space with specific knowledge of recruitment, model management and content production, as well as marketing and general business.

“I am very excited to be moderating the gay business panel this year at XBIZ 360,” Sommer said. “The panelists this year represent various facets of the gay marketplace and they are invariably people with great proven expertise, insight and longevity in our industry.”  

The panelists also are individuals who have found a way to build businesses and evolve with a changing landscape in the gay space.  

“There are some unique issues facing the industry, and we will get a fresh look at what gay business leaders are doing to face those challenges,” Sommer added.  

XBIZ 360 will take over the entire property of Hollywood's Andaz Hotel Jan. 13-16 for seven separate events specifically tailored to explore every facet of the multibillion-dollar adult industry.

XBIZ 360 is known for its cutting-edge, individually tailored seminars and panel discussions and innumerable networking opportunities with business leaders from all over the world and from all segments of the business. 

XBIZ 360’s unique format is designed to unify the industry with overlapping schedules and several intermixed special events to maximize business opportunities.

Among the many highly anticipated special events being held during XBIZ 360 are the annual Cybersocket Web Awards, recognizing excellence in in the gay adult entertainment business and 2015 XBIZ Executive Awards which honor outstanding career achievement in a variety of prominent career fields within the adult industry.

The series of events culminate with the star-studded 2015 XBIZ Awards show, presented by Fleshlight and hosted by James Deen at the JW Marriott LA Live in downtown Los Angeles on Jan 15.

For a limited time, XBIZ 360 attendees qualify for an exclusive group rate of only $199 per night at the Andaz Hotel.

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