LOS ANGELES — XBIZ is pleased to announce the official events schedule for next month’s XBIZ Berlin show, serving up an expanded slate of exclusive educational, networking and social opportunities for an international gathering of established and newcomer industry players.
To view the official 2018 XBIZ Berlin show schedule, click here.
The 2018 edition of the conference reveals the most diverse range of activities and opportunities since inception of XBIZ’s European show in 2011.
First up, the upgraded educational component of the agenda will delve into the business of paysites from a European perspective and explore the latest in cam networks.
Additional panels will examine how internationalization and localized strategies pay off and offer an analysis of current content and production trends that will help producers explore new frontiers.
There also will be a session devoted to new legal realities and concerns, as well as an age-verification workshop hosted by leading solution provider AVSecure.
A “State of the Industry” session and a soon-to-be-announced special guest keynote address both will offer thought-provoking insight and point the direction where businesses can find new opportunities.
Performers also will get a boost from a dedicated track offering targeted sessions on social media marketing and developing profitable revenue streams, along with revealing today’s top tips for global branding.
In addition, a special performer/producer networking session, plus special looks at what it takes to become an award-nominated performer or cam model, and a workshop on maintaining a healthy work/life balance, round out the treats for adult talent.
To fulfill the networking needs of attendees, XBIZ Berlin also offers a wide range of social activities, kicking off with a complimentary “Willkommen in Berlin” cocktail party, while a delicious “Sausage Fest” will provide a tasty repast.
Of course, as with all XBIZ shows, the conference will feature the perennially popular speed networking session and Mix & Meet Happy Hour exhibition for merchants offering business-to-business services and solutions. Add-in a range of other special events such as the return of the Berlin Boat Bash, and XBIZ Berlin rises to the top, offering the best mix of business and pleasure yet.
Finally, following a sexy warm-up happy hour, the highly anticipated debut of the XBIZ Europa Awards takes center stage. Hosted by the legendary Rocco Siffredi, the XBIZ Europa Awards bring a new level of prestige and recognition to the European adult industry, with honors for outstanding achievements in Web & Technology, Movies & Production and Retail.
Slated for Sept. 9-12, XBIZ Berlin will once again return to the stylish Catalonia Berlin Mitte Hotel on Köpenicker Strasse. The ultra-convenient venue is located amidst historical attractions such as scenic Alexanderplatz and the Nikoleiviertel — the center of Berlin’s trendy nightlife and entertainment scene — and being near the Heinrich Heine Metro Station, transportation is easy and inexpensive.
The show hotel offers a showcase of contemporary Berlin style, complimentary breakfast and lunch buffets, reliable Wi-Fi throughout the property and other enjoyable amenities, including a bar and the Kunstwerk Restaurant that make wining and dining easy. The hotel’s charming garden courtyard provides a perfect venue for attendees to mingle, making it the ultimate nouveau networking hub.
Affiliates, talent and producers qualify for free registration, while members of XBIZ.net are eligible for discounted event admission.
Stay tuned to XBIZ.com for additional details about XBIZ Berlin, including the release of additional special event announcements.