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Day two of XBIZ 360 at The Sofitel, Hollywood

Friday, January 11th, 2013

These photos are from day two of the adult industry trade event, XBIZ 360, which is being held at the Sofitel Hotel in Hollywood, CA. XBIZ 360 is a new concept for XBIZ in which they are combining six trade shows into one; with day one consisting primarily of the Adult Retail Conference and the Pleasure Products Conference and day two being the Film/Content Conference and the Digital Media Conference.

The Film/Content side of the conference had panel discussions of topics including Top-Selling Genres in Adult Entertainment Today and Adult Entertainment Delivered: The New Spectrum of Distribution; while the Digital Media Conference included Speed Networking and a very entertaining discussion by Brad Gosse on Selling Adult Entertainment in Today’s ‘Free’ Economy. If you ever have an opportunity to hear Brad talk, take advantage of it. He has a “no punches pulled” style that is just as informative as it is entertaining. There were two keynote speeches given, one by XBIZ founder and CEO, Alec Helmy for the Digital Media side; and John Stagliano for the film/content side. As I have been involved with Helmy Enterprises almost from the beginning of my time with the adult industry, I found it interesting to hear his perspective and thoughts of the future for adult. The day ended for me with the Mix & Meet Market. (more…)