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2012 XBIZ LA Day Two

Friday, January 13th, 2012

These photos are from Wednesday at the adult entertainment B-to-B event, XBIZ LA. The day began with a mix and meet market, which is the substitute for the days of yesteryear when adult shows had large rooms with dozens of large booths. Now it is more intimate and cost effective to have the smaller set up for an hour or two of booths instead of three days. I guess YNOT can get credit for pioneering them back in San Diego. After the Mix & Meet, we had lunch at Simon LA again, followed by another Speed Networking session.

The panels included an anti-piracy discussion with Allison Vivas of Pink Visual and Doug Lichtman, a UCLA Law Professor who is an expert on patent and copyright law, telecommunications regulation and general legal issues pertaining to technology firms and the Internet. It was enlightening to say the least. The keynote was a discussion between Colin Rowntree and Ron Cadwell, which was very entertaining. The day ended for me with the State of the Industry panel, 3 Minute Showoffs and the AWE cocktail reception. (more…)