XBIZ Berlin 2016 Speaker Lineup Announced

XBIZ Berlin 2016 Speaker Lineup Announced

LOS ANGELES — XBIZ Berlin, the online adult industry’s breakthrough autumn trade event, has announced its lineup of seminar and workshop panelists.

Sponsored by NETbilling, XBIZ Berlin’s educational series features the adult industry’s top thought leaders, providing the latest insider insights on generating and monetizing traffic.

For the list of speakers, click here. For full schedule information, click here.

For the first time, XBIZ Berlin will be dividing educational seminars into topic-specific tracks targeting key industry segments, including the latest in live cams and ad networks, webmastering, internationalization strategies and more, providing an insider’s view of today’s adult industry dynamics.

The special live cam track will drill down into top techniques for promoting cam sites, along with the latest trends in white labels, the newest innovations among cam networks and insider tips for working with studios.

First up, on Monday, Sept. 12, from 1-1:50 p.m., “Promoting Cam Sites” kicks things off with CAM4’s Jan Brockmann, plus Beatrice Kadar from CamPlace, Marissa Ataliotis of PussyCash/ImLive, Supermen’s Douglas Richter and Steve Hamilton of Cams.com. Moderated by HoloFilm Productions’ Anna Lee, the discussion will focus on the newest moneymaking strategies.

Then, from 2-2:50 p.m., “Working With White Labels” will feature  Marissa Ataliotis of PussyCash/ImLive, Supermen’s Douglas Richter, Streamate’s Yuval Kijel and Steve Hamilton of Cams.com, along with CherryPimps’ Jack Avalanche as moderator of the classroom-style session.

From 3-3:50 p.m., “Trends: Cam Studios,” moderated by JuicyAds’ Alex Lecomte, brings together some of the most innovative studio operators and cam insiders, including MGroup’s Diego Hernandez, with Mugur Cosmin Frunzetti of Studio20, Mia Saldarriaga from JuanBustos, AWSummit’s Alexandru Gheorghe and Anthony from AJ Studios, as they detail the ins and outs of live content production.

Finally, from 4-4:50 p.m., “Trends: Cam Networks,” moderated by GameLink’s Jeff Dillon, presents Supermen’s Douglas Richter, Streamate’s Yuval Kijel, CAM4’s Jan Brockmann, Beatrice Kadar from CamPlace and AliceX’s Fabian Frey, as they discuss the future of cam networks.

Concurrently, an executive track on working with ad networks will empower advertisers and publishers with the latest information on profitably buying and selling ads, along with the newest tech trends for ad networks, and an in-depth look at the current state of internet traffic acquisition and monetization, with the following roundtable workshops:

On Monday, Sept. 12, from 1-1:50 p.m., “Buying Ads,” will be discussed by Alisya from TrafficShop, Jake from TrafficHaus, and TrafficPartner’s Laura Mazza.

Then from 2-2:50 p.m., strategies for “Selling Ads” takes center stage, featuring Jake from TrafficHaus, JuicyAds’ Alex Lecomte and Wouter Groenewoud from TrafficCompany.  

From 3-3:50 p.m., “Ad Tech Trends” offers a look at innovation among ad networks, featuring Jake from TrafficHaus, Mint’s Yasuhiro Kawashima, Laura from TrafficPartner and Karl Cloutier from MindGeek.

Finally, from 4-4:50 p.m., an examination of the “State of Traffic” will present JuicyAds’ Alex Lecomte, Karl Cloutier from MindGeek and Wouter Groenewoud from TrafficCompany, as they reveal the realities of this increasingly sophisticated area of online business development.

The second day’s sessions get underway on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from noon until 12:50 p.m., with a special VR workshop preceding the formal educational track, with RubyVR’s Michael Donohue, Terpon’s Jean-Claude Artonne, AliceX’s Fabian Frey, and HoloFilm Productions’ Anna Lee discussing techniques for VR content production and marketing.

In keeping with the cosmopolitan makeup of XBIZ Berlin’s global audience, a special track is dedicated to internationalization — offering four sessions that explore the current state of the German market, along with the latest geo-targeting best practices, top techniques for localized billing, and a workshop devoted to bridging international markets.

From 1-1:50 p.m., XBIZ Berlin’s expert panelists will detail the “German Market,” with TrafficPartner’s Michael Reul, SGMpro’s Andy Wullmer, Ines Petersen from Affil4you and moderator Matt Mund from Mobius Payments, outlining the secrets to success in this vital European marketplace.

Then from 2-2:50 p.m., a look at “Geo-targeting Best Practices” will feature Supermen’s Douglas Richter, Marissa Ataliotis of PussyCash/ImLive, and Ines Petersen from Affil4You, along with Slavomir Hruska from Adult Translations as moderator, will reveal how to and how not to cater to different regions.

From 3-3:50 p.m., “Localized Billing” is highlighted, as Epoch’s Frank Gannon, NETbilling’s Mitch Farber, CCBill’s Gary Jackson, Matt Mund from Mobius Payments, Eva Zankel from Webbilling and MojoHost’s Brad Mitchell as moderator, share ways that merchants can implement localized billing.

Finally, from 4-4:50 p.m., a look at “Internationalization” presents MojoHost’s Brad Mitchell, plus TrafficPartner’s Michael Reul, JuicyAds’ Alex Lecomte, Ines Petersen from Affil4You, Dan Leal from Immoral Productions and Steve Winyard from ICM Registry as moderator, as they examine top strategies for establishing international relations.

Wrapping things up, a concurrent webmastering track will focus on current best practices, as well as the latest traffic building and affiliate marketing tips, plus emerging trends in webmastering, and more, capping off the event’s educational offerings through a final series of roundtable workshops.

These executive workshops include “Website Best Practices” from 1-1:50 p.m., featuring Kenny B. from Your Paysite Partner, Too Much Media’s John Mauser, and CherryPimps’ Jack Avalanche.

Then from 2-2:50 p.m., “Building Traffic” presents Kenny B. from Your Paysite Partner, plus GameLink’s Jeff Dillon, and Alisya from TrafficShop, as they lay out a plan for getting visitors to your website.

From 3-3:50 p.m., the latest techniques for “Affiliate Marketing,” will be revealed by Ines Petersen from Affil4You, Jeff Wilson from Flirt4Free, and SGMpro’s Andy Wullmer.

And finally, from 4-4:50 p.m., a look at “Emerging Trends in Web Tech” will convey the expertise of CherryPimps’ Jack Avalanche, BaDoink’s Todd Glider, and Clement from Bang.com, as they explore what 2017 has in store for the internet and the merchants that seek to profit from it.

Presented by TrafficPartner and its family of leading industry brands, XBIZ Berlin is set for Sept. 11-14 at the Catalonia Berlin Mitte Hotel at 80-82 Köpenicker Strasse, where European adult industry leaders will gather with their peers from around the world for a refreshed slate of educational, networking and social events.

A special welcome reception and daily sponsored happy hours, including the special Flirt4Free and Mix & Meet Happy Hours, plus webmaster karaoke and Epoch’s Oktoberfest Bash, which coincides with the company’s 20th anniversary celebration, round out the networking opps on tap for XBIZ Berlin. In addition, WIA’s Power Brunch will give female executives the opportunity to build global relations, while a night of intimate debauchery at the notorious KitKatClub will ensure an entertaining time for all XBIZ Berlin attendees.

Although rooms at XBIZ Berlin’s host venue, The Catalonia Berlin Mitte Hotel, have now sold out due to extraordinary demand, an extra block is available nearby at the Park Plaza Wallstreet Berlin Mitte Hotel, located at 23-24 Wallstraße. Room rates start at €139 per night ($155), which includes free Wi-Fi.

To book a room while space is available, call +49 30 400 557 777, or email groupberlin@pphe.com, and be sure to mention XBIZ Berlin.

Affiliates and webmasters receive free admission, while XBIZ.net members qualify for a discounted rate.

For more information, visit XBIZBerlin.com.