XBIZ 360 Seminar Guest Speakers Are Announced

LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce panelists and event speakers for the adult industry events series of the year, XBIZ 360, which begins next week.

XBIZ 360's offers a layered array of cutting-edge seminars and panel discussions on numerous of topics. Along with this education are numerous events that allow for networking opportunities with business leaders from every facet of the business.

XBIZ 360 gets underway Tuesday through Friday, Jan. 13-16, at the Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif.

The events series will be highlighted by 2015 XBIZ Awards show, presented by Fleshlight, on Jan. 15 in downtown Los Angeles and hosted by adult film superstar James Deen.

The XBIZ 360 Digital Media Conference schedule will uncover the latest trends within the online industry with seminars and workshops dedicated to traffic, content delivery, interactive technology, mobile, billing and the future of online adult entertainment.

Wednesday will start off with "Traffic Trends," a panel comprised of DJ of JuicyAds, Peter Rabenseifner of ExoClick, Ross of Traffic Force, Sarah of EroAdvertising and Nigel Williams of AdXpansion.

"Interactive Adult," moderated by AK of Madzuma, will include speakers Yuval from Streamate, Nancy Roberts of AdultFriendFinder, Shay Efron of ImLive, Justin Lowe of CAM4 and Greg Clayman of Flirt4Free.

"Mobile Mania" will be comprised of panelists Andy Wullmer of Sex Goes Mobile, Joey Gabra of Affil4You, Miguel Ribiero of StarEdition, Remi of TrafficStars and Stefan from BrokerBabe.

The Digital Media Conference on Wednesday will include an exclusive “Visionary Keynote” by RedLightCenter’s trailblazing CEO and founder, Brian Shuster, a noted industry veteran and technologist. 

Thursday's seminars begin with "Paysites," moderated by Colin Rowntree of Wasteland and including Kenny from Paysite Partners, Jack of Cherry Pimps, Spike Goldberg of Homegrown Studios, Sam Rakowski of MrSkinCash.com, Joel Drappeau of Gamma Entertainment and Telly of GroobyBucks

"E-billing" will be moderated by Stephen Yagielowicz of XBIZ and include as speakers Wendy Nelson of NETbilling, Gary Jackson of CCBill, Frank Gannon of Epoch, Mia Zhu of Mobius Payments, Cathy Beardsley of SegPay, and Aaron Slominski of Signature Card.

"Future of Online Adult Entertainment" will include speakers Nancy Roberts of AdultFriendFinder, Spike Goldberg of Homegrown Studios, Ilan Bunimovitz of GameLink, Mitch Farber of NETbilling, Steve Winyard of ICM Registry (.XXX) and Ron Cadwell of CCBill. Attorney Greg Piccionelli will moderate the panel.

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

The Adult Film Conference will explore every facet of the evolving business of content creation and distribution. Subjects will include women in porn, genre trends, combating free content and brand building for performers and studios.

On Wednesday, "Women & Porn" kicks off the film conference and will include Angie Rowntree of Sssh.com, Chauntelle Tibbals of PVVOnline and Lauren MacEwen of 7Veils

"Prime Time Performers," moderated by adult film actor James Deen, will include six well-known porn stars — Lisa Ann, Chanel Preston, Steven St. Croix, Jessica Drake, Riley Reid and Samantha Saint.

"Tube Sites" will include Immoral Productions' Dan Leal, Ivan of the Puba Network, Lewis Adams of Pulse Distribution, Colin Rowntree of Wasteland. The seminar will be moderated by Steve Volponi of Devils Film.

The Adult Film Conference also will feature on Wednesday an exclusive keynote presentation by famed creative visionary Axel Braun, owner of Axel Braun Productions and director for Wicked Pictures.

On Thursday, the "Gay Porn Masterclass" will feature Trenton Ducati of Ducati Porn Models, Douglas Richter of XCams, Michael Lucas of Lucas Entertainment, Gary Jackson of CCBill, Jake Jaxson of CockyBoys, Brent Aldon of Aneros, Keith Miller of Helix Studios and ChiChi La Rue.

"Hot Genres," moderated by Jeff Mullen of All Media Play, will include panelists Jacky St. James of New Sensations, B Skow of Girlfriends Films, Bob Christian of Adam & Eve, Drew Rosenfeld of Hustler Video and Greg Lansky of Blacked.com.

"Future of Adult Film," moderated by Howard Levine of Exile Distribution, includes panelists Adam Grayson of Evil Angel, Moose of Girlfriends Films, Joanna Angel of BurningAngel and Andrew Sullivan of GameLink.

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

The XBIZ 360 Pleasure Products and Retail Conferences will also be held concurrently at the Andaz.

The Pleasure Products Conference will provide expert insights from the sex toy industry’s most influential company leaders. The event will cover topics and issues relevant to the rapidly expanding pleasure products industry, including design and tech innovations, sexual wellness and the vibrant luxury market.

On Wednesday, "Sex Toy Tech" will comprise speakers Michael Topolovac of Crave, Robin Elenga of Revel Body, Kristen Tribby of Fun Factory, Lafe Spietz of Orgasmatronics, Brian Dunham of Ohmibod, Alicia Relles of JeJoue and Tristan Weedmark of We-Vibe. The panel will be moderated by Michael Goldsmith of Dr. Clockwork.

"Male Sex Toy Boom" includes panelists Toon Timmermans of Kiiroo, Steve Callow of Perfect Fit Brand, Brett Drysdale of Fleshlight, Tony Levine of Big Teaze and Keith Caggiano of Rock On. CT of Aneros will moderate.

"Future of Pleasure Products" has Dee Dennis moderating a group including Scott Watkins of Doc Johnson, Donna Faro of LELO, Tristan Weedmark of We-Vibe, Rebecca Cook of Sinclair Institute, Alicia Sinclair of JimmyJane and Dennis Paradise of Paradise Marketing.

The conference will culminate on Thursday with an exclusive keynote presentation from Ron Braverman, the iconic founder of sex toy powerhouse Doc Johnson.

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

The XBIZ 360 Retail Conference schedule will delve into the latest trends within the retail marketplace with seminars dedicated to technology and expert opinions on the future of retail.

On Wednesday, "Retail Tech," moderated by Jeff Dillon of GameLink, will kick things off. The panel will include Erik Van Riper of Honey's Place, Ken Herskovitz of ECN, Dave Levine of SexToy.com, David Keegan of Adam & Eve, Samir Saraiya of That's Personal and Raj Armani of Besharam Co.

"Fifty Shades: The Kink Boom" will be moderated by Robin Jennings of Pleasure Chest and include as speakers Neal Slateford of Lovehoney, Tom Stewart of Sportsheets, Desiree Duffy of CalExotics, Coyote Days of Good Vibrations, Kim Airs of BubbleLove and Michael Goldsmith of Dr. Clockwork.

"Future of Retail" will be moderated by Ken Herskovitz of ECN and feature speakers Jay Scheinberg of Liberator, Larry Garland of Eldorado, Bob Christian of Adam & Eve, Dan Freedman of Pink Cherry, Sarah Tomchesson of Pleasure Chest and Bonnie Feingold of Honey's Place.

On Thursday, the Retail Conference will conclude with an exclusive keynote by Castle Megastore’s chief visionary, leader Mark Franks, who completely revitalized the Castle brand after taking the reins more than a decade ago.

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

Running in tandem with XBIZ 360 once again is the FSC Summit and Awards. FSC Summit will provide a platform for learning and discussion about pertinent issues impacting the online, video and pleasure product segments of the adult industry. For the FSC Summit event schedule, click here.

For event participation opportunities, including details about VIP tickets to the 2015 XBIZ Awards, contact sales@xbiz.com

For XBIZ 360 event information, click here.