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The Top Adult Industry Events in 2019

Want to know which are the best adult industry events for 2019?

If you are involved (or interested) in any sector of the adult industry, from live cam sites and pornographic movies to sex toys and lingerie then you are going to want to bookmark this page. 2019 promises to be another innovative and exciting year for all the talent, affiliates and businesses that work together to make the adult industry one of the most profitable in the world. To keep this mega-wheel turning, it is important that the innovators, performers and business developers continue to network at leading events and shows.

In this feature, we’ve selected the top adult industry events for 2019 from across the globe. We’ve scoured Latin America, Asia, Europe and North America to bring you all the expos, trade shows, awards ceremonies, conferences and summits that you need to attend in 2019.

January

ANME Founders Show

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Where is it? Marriott Hotel, 2500 N Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505, USA
When is it? 13-14 January 2019
Who is it for? Adult novelty products manufacturers, suppliers and buyers
Event Type Trade Show
More Info https://anmefounders.com/

The Adult Novelty Manufacturers Expo show is an annual trade event for North American producers and retailers to showcase their latest adult toys and novelty items as well as lingerie, lubricants and games.

It’s a great opportunity for anyone in this sector to network and see the latest developments in the industry and to meet face-to-face with buyers and distributors.

There are also some good social events planned over the two days including a welcome cocktail party and a carnival on the Saturday.

You can expect all the main manufacturers to be exhibiting at the ANME Show, including:

  • Doc Johnson
  • OxBalls
  • Bathmate
  • Screaming O
  • We-Vibe
  • Hot Octopus

XBIZ Show 2019

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Where is it? Andaz Hotel, 8401 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA
When is it? 14-18 January 2019
Who is it for? Adult industry professionals and trade reps
Event Type Trade Show
More Info www.xbizshow.com

Uniting 1,500+ invited guests from across the adult industry, the XBIZ trade show is one of the largest events of its kind in the USA.

Combining networking with educational seminars, workshops and social events, the XBIZ Show 2019 is one of the mostly hotly anticipated dates of the adult industry calendar.

The show incorporates the annual XBIZ Awards evening (see below) as well as plenty of special events such as a themed lingerie party and other social mixers. Despite the reputation for the event having some wild side-parties, there is plenty of business focus here and the 2019 show will include keynotes and symposiums covering important issues facing  the industry such as:

  • Performers in Focus
  • Women in Adult
  • Paysite Biz
  • VR/AR in Focus
  • Gay Market Watch
  • Trans Trends

Other important core elements of the show include the Talent Track where performers get to find out about new opportunities plus the FSC (Free Speech Coalition) Summit.

It’s a must visit event for anyone involved in the adult industry including the talent as well as webmasters, affiliates and even fans.

XBIZ Awards 2019

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Where is it? Andaz Hotel, 8401 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA
When is it? 17 January 2019
Who is it for? Stars of the adult industry plus fans
Event Type Awards Show
More Info http://xbizawards.xbiz.com/

Whilst entrance to this prestigious event is by ticket only and is predominantly for industry execs and performers, it is one of the biggest nights of the year to catch all of your favorite adult film and live cam performers in one place.

The 2019 event will be hosted by Stormy Daniels and promises, once more, to be a lavish and glittering evening. Formal attire is strictly enforced and the ceremony has all the prestige of the Academy Awards but for the porn industry.

As one of the industry’s leading publishers of business news and information for the adult markets, XBIZ is one of the biggest names around and events like these are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity if you can get tickets.

Everything To Do With Sex Show (Montreal) 2019

Where is it? Place Bonaventure, 800 De La Gauchetière St. W. #240, Montreal, QC H5A 1K6, Canada
When is it? 18-20 January 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Expo
More Info www.tabooshow.com/montreal

 

A part of the Taboo Show schedule of events that takes place across Canada, the Everything to Do With Sex Show is a celebration of a sex-positive lifestyle with entertainment, seminars and unique shopping opportunities.

A ‘can’t-miss’ event, this ‘upscale’ playground takes place over three days before moving on to set-up in another city (see Taboo Show Naughty but Nice Sex Show, Vancouver below).

It’s a big event with plenty of big name exhibitors including We-Vibe, SDC Media, Fantasia and Canada’s Toy Box but is not really a networking opportunity. It is useful for end-users and supply chain professionals as well as the general public.

interNEXT Expo

 

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Where is it? Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169, USA
When is it? 22-25 January 2019
Who is it for? Mainly for webmasters but also for affiliates, talent and studios
Event Type Expo
More Info https://internext-expo.com/

interNEXT is primarily targeting the movers and shakers of the online industry but is also well attended by the people who benefit from this as well as those who support it.

A three-day event which combines business with a lot of pleasure, the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is the perfect venue for networking and partying with newcomers and industry leaders all welcome. As well as seminars, workshops and ‘Meet n Greets’, there will also be an awards evening. The GFY Awards celebrates the Best of the Best across 29 industry categories and promises to be an extravagant evening.

Studios, performers and affiliates can enter the show for free but tickets for webmasters cost $250.

BBW Awards Show

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Where is it? Fuso Nightclub, (roof of Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club), 6007 Dean Martin Drive #2 Rooftop, Las Vegas, NV 89118, USA
When is it? 22 January 2019
Who is it for? Cam models, porn stars, studio reps and fans
Event Type Awards Show
More Info https://bbwawardsshow.com/

The 2nd annual BBW Awards Show will once again celebrate the larger on-screen ladies (as well as male performers) of the adult industry and is likely to be another glitteringly sexy evening.

Award categories include:

  • Trans Performer of the Year
  • Interracial Female Performer of the Year
  • Feedee of the Year
  • Femdom Queen of the Year

Popular BBW stars confirmed to attend the show include Roobi Royal, Dee Heart, Kima Shines and Kimmie KaBoom.

The show will conclude with some stand-up comedy, a live performance by Shaundam and Kassey Starr plus a BBW strip contest.

AVN Show and AEE (Adult Entertainment Expo)

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Where is it? Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169, USA
When is it? 23-26 January 2019
Who is it for? Anyone involved in adult entertainment (Trade and Fans)
Event Type Expo & Trade Show
More Info https://adultentertainmentexpo.com/

This show incorporates two events – a trade show and a fan expo – with both being run from the same venue at the same time.

It is the largest pornographic industry event in the USA and also includes the AVN Novelty Expo (ANE (see below) as well as the hotly anticipated AVN Awards on 26th January 2019 (see below).

Attended by over 1,000 porn stars and cam stars and with 150+ exhibitors, the event attracts a lot of fans as well as industry insiders. There is a good seminar programme running alongside the more ‘fun’ activities which includes plenty of parties and saucy activities.

The AVN Show is a unique experience and not to be missed if you have any interest or involvement in the adult entertainment industry. 2019 promises to be just as star-studded and extravagant as previous years with tickets available from $75 to $1500 (fans) or $250 (industry).

AVN Novelty Expo (ANE)

Where is it? Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169, USA
When is it? 23-26 January 2019
Who is it for? Manufacturers and Suppliers of Sex Toys and Novelties plus anyone who enjoys using them!
Event Type Expo
More Info https://noveltyexpo.com

The ANE is a part of the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (see above).

This event provides an excellent opportunity for exhibitors to showcase new products and network with influencers in the industry. As well as seminars, workshops and other formal events, there is also a good range of more pleasurable events including ‘The Lair Fetish Party’ on Friday 25th January, the ‘ANE Bash’ on Wednesday 23rd January and the ‘AVN Awards’ themselves on Saturday 26th January.

The expo also has another awards evening on the Friday night, ‘The O Awards’. Specifically designed to celebrate excellence in the novelty sector, gongs up for grabs will include:

  • Outstanding Product for Men 2019
  • Outstanding Product for Women 2019
  • Outstanding Innovation 2019
  • Outstanding Powered Product 2019
  • Outstanding Non-Powered Product 2019
  • Outstanding Lingerie Collection 2019

AVN Awards

Where is it? Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169, USA
When is it? 26 January 2019
Who is it for? Anyone involved in adult entertainment (Trade and Fans)
Event Type Awards Show
More Info https://avn.com/awards

Coming at the end of a four-day extravaganza of an expo hosted by AVN, this adult industry awards show is one of the highlights of the year for pornstars, cam stars and the many studious, directors, crew and site owners that are acknowledged at this glittering event.

Dubbed the ‘sexiest night of the year’, the AVN Awards acknowledge the contributions made to the adult entertainment industry by giving out awards to the best performers, films and scenes across a wide range of categories.

It is a show attended by many of the top names in the porn industry and attracts a lot of fans with tickets being priced at $175 up to $2,500.

February

Eros Expo Pau 2019

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Where is it? 7 Boulevard Champetier de Ribes, 64000 Pau, France
When is it? 2 & 3 February 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Erotic Show & Exhibition
More Info https://erosexpo.fr

Now in its 18th year, Eros Expo is France’s national tour of erotic entertainment and adult exhibitors. Having completed a tour of cities in 2018, the first stop for the travelling Eros Expofor 2019 is in Pau but you can also catch the event at several other French cities during the year.

A celebration of adult entertainment and featuring live shows and shopping opportunities, you can find the following at these popular events:

  • Amateur Strip Competitions
  • Beautiful Buttocks Contest
  • Themed Bars
  • Private Lap Dances
  • Photo Booths
  • XXX Theater
  • Animation Striptease
  • Ready to Wear Apparel (metal, latex, leather etc.)
  • Tattoos

The organizers go to some effort to set up a comprehensive pleasure dome in whichever city they are visiting and the ticket prices of just €20 are well worth the money.

Erotic Shows Arras

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Where is it? Artois Expo, 50 Ave. Roger Salengro, 62223 Saint-Laurent-Blangy, France
When is it? 8-10 February 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Expo
More Info www.eroticshows.be

Running three shows during the year (one in France and two in Belgium, this erotic expo is primarily one that will delight and entertain.

There are some networking opportunities as well as meet-n-greets but will appeal mainly to the general public and fans of libertinism.

Taboo Show (Naughty But Nice Sex Show), Vancouver 2019

Where is it? Vancouver Convention Centre, 999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC V6C 3E1, Canada
When is it? 8-10 February 2019
Who is it for? General public and anyone interested in, or linked with, the sex industry.
Event Type General Expo
More Info www.tabooshow.com/vancouver

The Taboo Naughty but Nice Sex Show is an exciting annual event showcasing all areas of sex positive lifestyles from educational workshops and demonstrations to some unique fashions shows and risqué shopping.

Referred to as an ‘upscale adult playground’ the Taboo Show is a CanWest Productions event; the same company who brings you the Everything To Do With Sex Shows in Toronto and Montreal as well as other Taboo events across Canada.

The 2018 Taboo Shows featured plenty of entertainment and exhibitors with live performances from Body Heat (all male revue show), pole dancing, drag shows and the regional finals stage of the Miss BumBum North America Contest.

2019 will likely be another highly successful and well-attended event so keep the website bookmarked to get updates for your calendar.

Eros Expo Rennes 2019

Where is it? Park Expo, Rennes airport La Haie Gautrais, 35172 Bruz, France
When is it? 9 & 10 February 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Erotic Show & Exhibition
More Info https://erosexpo.fr

(For more details, see entry for Eros Expo Pau 2019)

Erots

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Where is it? Exhibition Center, Ķīpsalas iela 8, Kurzemes rajons, Rīga, LV-1048, Latvia
When is it? 15 & 16 February 2019
Who is it for? General public
Event Type Expo and Shows
More Info http://erots.lv

Erots is the largest erotica festival in the Baltics and is a celebration of all things adult with plenty of kinks and fetishes thrown in. The events over two days are mainly for entertainment and you can catch a lot of stage shows and performances.

Other events around the festival include contests, shopping opportunities and meet-n-greets.

It is not really a B2B or networking opportunity but more of a showcase of live Eastern European adult performances; however, the event is well attended by a variety of industry professionals and could be an opportunity for an introduction to this market.

LAL Expo

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Where is it? Carrera 100B No. 11A, 99 Cali, Colombia
When is it?  17-20 February 2019
Who is it for? All adult industry sectors
Event Type Expo
More Info https://lalexpo.com/en/index.php

The most important adult Industry event of Latin America, LAL Expo was the first Expo of its kind and remains the largest.

The event attracts more than 1,500 industry professionals with plenty of workshops, seminars and networking opportunities for closing deals. Latin America is a huge, and largely unexploited, new market and is offers an opportunity to expand for many adult entertainment businesses.

Previous events have attracted hundreds of sponsors and speakers from some of the biggest and best studios, affiliate programs, suppliers and business in the world including BongaCams, Streamate, CrakRevenue, Pornhub, IM Live and Lovense.

The event also has lots of themed parties, extra activities and even an awards evening held on the 20th February 2019.

AdultCon

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Where is it? L.A. Convention Centre, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA
When is it? 22-24 February 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Adult Stars Convention
More Info www.adultcon.com

Offering a ‘one of a kind porn star experience’, AdultCon has been dubbed THE playground for adults and gives fans the opportunity to meet the stars of porn movies and live cam sites.

The convention includes a dizzying array of exhibitors offering everything from adult DVDs where you can also meet the stars who perform in them to erotic art, fantasy massage girls and cam stars. Suppliers on site can also tempt you to breast enhancement and vaginal rejuvenation (maybe not on the day itself), libido boosting products, personal grooming products and the latest sex toys.

You can buy day tickets from just $40 with a full weekend pass costing $60.

Taboo Show (Naughty But Nice Sex Show), Regina 2019

Where is it? Comexus Arts Centre, 200 Lakeshore Dr, Regina, SK S4S 7L3, Canada
When is it? 22-24 February 2019
Who is it for? General public and anyone interested in, or linked with, the sex industry.
Event Type General Expo
More Info www.tabooshow.com/regina

(see entry above for Taboo Show Vancouver)

Eros Expo Chambéry 2019

Where is it? 1725 Avenue du Grand Arietaz, 73000 Chambéry, France
When is it? 23 & 24 February 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Erotic Show & Exhibition
More Info https://erosexpo.fr

(For more details, see entry for Eros Expo Pau 2019)

March

The European Summit Cascais 2019

Where is it? The Oitavos, R. de Oitavos, Cascais, Lisbon, Portugal
When is it? 1-4 March 2019
Who is it for? Affiliates, media buyers, advertisers and publishers (online entertainment)
Event Type Summit
More Info www.theeuropeansummit.com

Often described as the leading networking event for the adult industry, the TES is primarily aimed at affiliate marketers who undertake the important work of advertising cam sites, porn sites and other adult content and services.

Designed to bring affiliates together with the people that they work for and allow them to network, build relationships and make deals, The European Summit is held twice a year (see September 2019, The European Summit Prague below) and is attended by around 2000 delegates.

As well as some fun activities to break the ice, the programme is mainly built around an intense schedule of:

  • main conference
  • product presentations
  • speed presentation sessions
  • specialty seminar tracks
  • expert-to-expert panels
  • keynote speakers

Live Cam Awards

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Where is it? Casino Estoril, Av. Dr. Stlanley Ho, 2765-190 Estoril, Portugal
When is it? 3 March 2019
Who is it for? Cam site talent, studios and sites plus fans
Event Type Awards Show
More Info http://livecamawards.com/

With the first award show of its kind, dedicated entirely to the Live Cam industry, 2019 will be the 5th annual event and will be held in Portugal.

As well as recognizing models and performers, the awards also shine the spotlight on the best studios, cam sites, affiliate programs and payment processors.

Expect all the big names to be well nominated and represented, including 2018 Winners BongaCams, Chaturbate, LiveJasmin, Flirt4Free and Streamate.

Eros Expo La Rochelle 2019

Where is it? 1 Rue Henri Barbusse, 17043 La Rochelle Cedex 1, France
When is it? 9 & 10 March 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Erotic Show & Exhibition
More Info https://erosexpo.fr

(For more details, see entry for Eros Expo Pau 2019)

ETO Show

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Where is it? Ricoh Arena, Judds Ln, Coventry CV6 6GE, UK
When is it? 10 & 11 March 2019
Who is it for? Manufacturers, suppliers and buyers of adult products.
Event Type Trade Show
More Info www.etoshow.com

The UK’s largest erotic trade show, the ETO attracts plenty of European exhibitors from across the industry and attracts around 1300 visitors to their events.

Though principally a trade show, there is an awards dinner with 300 guests to give recognition to innovation, excellence and creativity in the UK industry.

The show is free to attend.

The TEA Show 2019

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Where is it? Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028
When is it? 15-17 March 2019
Who is it for? TS/TG Adult Industry performers and their fans
Event Type Awards Show with pre-party and fan convention
More Info https://theteashow.com/

Now in its eleventh year, the Transgender Erotica Awards is held over three days with a pre-party and fan convention on the 15th and 16th March respectively. The main event is the awards ceremony itself which will be held on 17th March 2019 at the historic nightclub, Avalon.

The original awards were a simple affair and started life as an online competition run by popular TS adult entertainment site, Grooby.

The awards acknowledge the contributions and talents from both live cam sites as well as the porn industry and fet community.

Tickets start from $60 and can be purchased online via the website.

Taboo Show (Naughty But Nice Sex Show),Red Deer 2019

Where is it? Westerner Park, 4847A 19 Street, Red Deer, Alberta T4R 2N7, Canada
When is it? 22-24 March 2019
Who is it for? General public and anyone interested in, or linked with, the sex industry.
Event Type General Expo
More Info www.tabooshow.com/red-deer

(For more details see entry in February 2019 – Taboo Show Vancouver)

Eros Expo Toulouse 2019

Where is it? Roundabout Michel Bénech, 31400 Toulouse, France
When is it? 23 & 24 March 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Erotic Show & Exhibition
More Info https://erosexpo.fr

(For more details, see entry for Eros Expo Pau 2019)

Phoenix Forum 2019

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Where is it? Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Cente, 3658, 60 E 5th St, Tempe, Arizona 85281, USA
When is it? 27-30 March 2019
Who is it for? Online Trade Industry including cam sites, studios and talent
Event Type Trade Conference
More Info www.thephoenixforum.com

Presented by the online payment services company, CC Bill, the Phoenix Forum is principally a trade networking event with educational seminars and workshops to help promote innovation and creativity in the online adult industry. It’s not a huge event which actually works to its advantage and the venue allows for a much easier way to meet and socialize with your industry peers.

There aren’t the same kind of social ‘trimmings’ that you might see at some of the Las Vegas based shows but there are a few parties being during the 4-day conference to let your hair down at.

Recognizing the contribution of the innovators of online adult entertainment, the Voyeur Awards will take place on 30th March as part of the Phoenix Forum’s planned schedule. Awards are many and varied but include gongs for the Most Creative Cam Performer, Most Dynamic Dating or Hookup Site, Hottest Video Actor, Most Dynamic Broadcast Platform plus a range of LGBTQ specific awards.

Affiliates and ‘talent’ attend free but early-bird tickets for other visitors are $229 (usual price $399).

April

Altitude Intimates Spring Show 2019

Where is it? Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 3655 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109, USA
When is it? 8-10 April 2019
Who is it for? Exhibitors and buyers of adult clothing, lingerie and merchandise
Event Type Fashion and Trade Show
More Info www.altitudeshow.com

This three-day event for anyone involved in the apparel side of the industry is being held, once again, in Las Vegas.

Run semi-annually, the event is the perfect showcase for lingerie, intimate fashions and sexy shoes as well as novelty items, merchandise and men’s clothing/accessories.

There are also some seminars to attend as well as full catwalk fashion shows.

Dates for the Fall Show have not yet been released but is expected to be held in October 2019 (see below).

Toronto International Porn Festival

Where is it? Toronto, Canada
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? Porn performers, studios and sites plus fans
Event Type Festival
More Info https://torontointernationalpornfestival.com/

It is unclear if there will be a porn festival in Toronto in 2019 as, at the time of writing, there has been no updates for the calendar from the organizers. It is worth checking the website to find out whether a date and venue have been set. The 2018 even was held in April and was held over three days culminating in the former Feminist Porn Awards evening. 2019 would only be the third such event of its kind so don’t make any travel plans until you get confirmation they have survived another year!

Erotic Namur

Where is it? Namur Expo, Av. Sergent Vrithoff 2, 5000 Namur, Belgium
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Expo
More Info www.eroticshows.be

(See entry for Erotic Arras February 2019, above, for more details)

May

XBIZ Miami Interactive Summit 2019

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Where is it? Miami, Florida, USA
When is it? 28-31 May 2019
Who is it for? Cam stars, studios and site owners and suppliers to this sector.
Event Type Summit
More Info www.xbizmiami.com

Presented by Chaturbate, the 2019 XBIZ Miami Interactive Summit offers a mix of social pleasures for its guests, speakers and exhibitors but is also an important place for deal-making and sharing market intelligence. There is an eclectic programme of events planned for 2019 which covers everything from strategies for dealing with camming trolls and billing to new technology, camera techniques and video editing.

As well as speed networking, seminars, workshops and debates, there will also be plenty of social activities, including:

  • Scuba and Snorkel Social
  • WIA ‘Booze n Buns’ Poolside Mixer
  • XBIZ White Party
  • Bikini and Mankini Contest

There will also be a screening of a new Evil Angel documentary plus live music performances and a yacht party.

Eurowebtainment

Where is it? Possibly Mallorca
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? Online adult content providers
Event Type B2B Trade Event
More Info www.eurowebtainment.com

A specialist B2B event for interactive entertainment on mobile, Internet and SAT / Web TV, Eurowebtainment is a useful networking and trading event for anyone whose prime content or service offering is via these channels.

Set-up to service the specific needs of the adult industry, it is a useful event and provides some great educational and informational seminars, lectures and presentations.

Details for 2019 are yet to be confirmed but having transferred from Berlin to Mallorca in 2017, it is likely that the venue will once again be on the Spanish island.

June

AW Summit Mamaia

Where is it? Mamaia, Romania
When is it? 3-6 June 2019
Who is it for? Live Cam Sites, Models and Studios plus other adult industry sectors
Event Type Summit
More Info www.facebook.com/awsummit/

Returning for its 6th annual event, the AW Summit will once again be held in Mamaia, a resort on Romania’s Black Sea coast.

The AW Summit was originally launched in 2014 as a live cam industry event but has quickly evolved into more of an all-round adult industry summit. It is one of Europe’s largest shows for the live cam sector but is also recognized in both North and Latin America, attracting some big-name sponsors, speakers and exhibitors.

The AW Awards will also be held in Mamaia and are hotly anticipated in recognition of the best performing sites, models and studios.

Bucharest Summit Bucharest 2019

Where is it? Radisson Blu Hotel, Calea Victoriei 63-81, Bucharest, Romania
When is it? 2-5 June 2019
Who is it for? Live Cam Sites, Cam Studios and Cam Perfomers
Event Type Summit
More Info https://bucharestsummit.com/

This European summit brings together studios, performers and site owners to celebrate a year in the live cam sex industry.

It is a useful event for anyone who is involved in this sector of the adult industry and incorporates a prominent awards evening to recognize the most successful contributors in 2018/2019. As well as awards for ‘Best Emerging Cam Studio’ and ‘Studio Model of the Year’, there are also many niche trophies up for grabs such as ‘Fetish Model of the Year’, ‘BBW Model of the Year’ and ‘Shemale Model of the Year’.

The event draws a lot of attention from both Europe and North America with the organizes putting on quite a show including workshops, speed networking and some great activities. 2018 included extras such as a tactical shooting range, skydiving, rally driving and a poker tournament. Highlights of the 2019 event will no doubt be some more of the mind blowing parties (sponsored in 2018 by Live Jasmin).

CamCon

Where is it? Florida, USA
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? Cam Models
Event Type Convention
More Info https://camcon.com/

An annual convention designed specifically for cam models, CamCon will likely be held in May/June of 2019 and should, once again, be in South Beach, Florida.

The 2018 event was a highly successful gathering over 4 days during which both male and female cam models were treated to an unforgettable experience with other industry performers. It’s a great networking opportunity but also offers some brilliant parties and events to be able to socialise with fellow adult industry models.

The 2019 CamCon will be the 5th annual event and is likely to attract a lot of press coverage as per in previous years.

XRCO Awards

Where is it? Hollywood, California, USA
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? Adult Industry Only
Event Type Awards Show
More Info www.xrco.com

No dates have been set at the time of going to press of the annual XRCO Awards Show but they will likely be held in June 2019 somewhere in Hollywood.

Admission is free to anyone in the adult industry either by RSVP or by door recognition and the event is one of the largest private adult parties in the world.

Hosts from previous years include Asia Akira, Ana Foxxx and Katie Morgan.

Though their website could do with some major attention, the event itself is usually star-studded and recognizes the contributions made to the porn industry in many categories.

July

Qwebec Expo 2019

Where is it? Various locations in Montreal, Canada
When is it? 31 July to 3 August 2019
Who is it for? Webmasters, affiliates, cam companies and live cam models
Event Type B2B Expo
More Info www.qwebec.com

A B2B expo that is well attended by web professionals who are looking to enter or expand their services and content in the online adult industry, Qwebec Expo is mainly for:

  • Affiliate program owners & site operators
  • Paysites, Livecams, Dating, Cryptos, Nutras, etc…
  • Livecam Studios, Performers and Agencies
  • Traffic Services providers (Ad Networks, Traffic brokers, etc…)
  • Mobile Monetizations Services
  • New and Experienced Adult Webmasters and Affiliates

There are some social events in the schedule which include cocktail parties and formal dinners but most of the program is given over to seminars and workshops, speed networking and meet-n-greets. There is also a networking lounge and show floor where plenty of business deals are likely to take place.

August

Frankfurt Summit Mainhausen 2019

Where is it? SV Zellhausen, Mainflinger Str., 63533 Mainhausen, Germany
When is it? 16-18 August 2019
Who is it for? All adult industry delegates
Event Type Summit
More Info www.frankfurt-summit.com/en/

One of the most well-known events for the adult industry held in Germany, the Frankfurt Summit brings together webmasters, amateurs, traffic providers and portals representatives.

It is principally a networking event but they also hold some social activities and parties plus there are exhibitors and an information exchange.

AAE Asia Adult Expo 2019

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Where is it? Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Dr, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
When is it? 27 to 29 August 2019
Who is it for? Wholesalers, traders and buyers
Event Type Expo
More Info www.asiaadultexpo.com

With a population of over 4 billion people, the Asian markets are an important and potentially lucrative one for the adult industry. This huge expo, held annually in Hong Kong, brings together delegates and exhibitors from a wide range of sectors.

Showcasing innovative new products and creative designs in adult toys, clothing, furniture and accessories, the Asia Adult Expo is a must visit event for anyone who is involved in the imports market for adult products.

The expo may also- appeal to other types of delegates including film producers, performers and other adult content service providers.

The event attracts thousands of international and domestic business representatives and the surrounding hotels are hubs for networking opportunities.

Montreal Fetish Weekend

Where is it? Various locations in Montreal, Canada
When is it? 29 August to 2 September 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Festival
More Info http://montrealfetishweekend.com/

2019 will mark the 15th anniversary of this popular kinks weekend in Canada’s City of Festivals. The Montreal Fetish event is held over five days and is a celebration of alternative lifestyles and includes:

  • Formal Fetish Dinner
  • Fetish Photo Walk
  • Fantasy Ball
  • Kinky Picnic

There are also lots of workshops, meet-n-greets as well as shopping opportunities which are set up in various locations around the city.

September

XBIZ Berlin 2019

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Image via XBIZ Berlin.

Where is it? Catalonia Berlin Mitte Hotel, Köpenicker Str. 80-82, 10179 Berlin, Germany
When is it? 9-12 September 2019
Who is it for? Adult industry professionals
Event Type B2B Expo
More Info www.xbizberlin.com

With two full days of shows plus an arrivals and departures program, XBIZ Berlin will include networking activities, exclusive special events and cutting-edge insights for industry pros and newcomers to the adult industry.

The event will conclude with the second annual XBIZ Europa Awards evening which will honor the best of the industry’s talent.

The European Summit Prague 2019

Where is it? Vienna House Diplomat, Evropska 15. 16041 Prague, Czech Republic
When is it? 13-16 September 2019
Who is it for? Affiliates, media buyers, advertisers and publishers (online entertainment)
Event Type Summit
More Info www.theeuropeansummit.com

(See entry for The European Summit Lisbon 2019, above, for more details)

Sex Expo Brooklyn

Where is it? Brookyn Expo Center, 72 Noble St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, USA
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Expo
More Info www.sexexpo.com

This ‘upscale event’ is usually held over two days and boasts a large exhibition hall stuffed with the latest in adult products and services. Around the show you can also find live shows, workshops run by top “sexperts” plus some interesting guest speakers.

Largely promoting a sex-positive lifestyle and sexual wellness, the show is open to the general public but also has plenty of top industry exhibitors which may make networking a possibility.

October

EroFame Hanover 2019

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Image via Erofame.

Where is it? Expo Site Hanover, Exhibition hall 2, D-30521 Hanover, Germany
When is it? 9-11 October 2019
Who is it for? Buyers and Sellers of Adult Products and Services
Event Type Global Trade Convention
More Info www.erofame.eu

The 5th annual B2B convention for buyers and sellers of adult products and services will once again be held in Hanover’s Exhibition fairground.

Principally a trade show, the event will have a good range of European suppliers and is likely to attract good numbers of delegates across the three days.

The event culminates in the annual EAN EROTIX awards which recognizes innovations and excellence in adult industry services and products.

The event attracts some of the largest names in Europe and offers some good networking for anyone involved in the supply chain plus it is an interesting place to visit if you are an end-user.

It is worth noting that, due to the time of the year this event is held, the convention also includes an Oktoberfest party which attracts around 1300 guests…..when in Germany, it would be rude not to!

Venus Berlin 2019

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Image via Venus Berlin.

Where is it? Exhibition halls under the radio tower Berlin, Entrance area North

Masurenallee / Hammarskjöldplatz , D-14055 Berlin, Germany

When is it? 17-20 October 2019
Who is it for? All adult industry reps
Event Type Expo
More Info www.venus-berlin.com

Starting with the red-carpet, Oscars-equivalent, Venus Awards show on the 17th October, Venus Berlin brings together the stars and the innovators of the European adult industry as well as some international names.

The awards show is one of the most hotly anticipated evenings on the annual adult industry calendar and will no doubt be a ‘Who’s Who’ of both the European and International porn sector.

Held over three days, the expo combines a full schedule of entertainment which includes shows by Kamasutra Ninja, Dominique Insomnia and Fred KYREL the fashion shibari expert. There is also a large exhibition hall that is full of manufacturers, suppliers and designers of innovative and creative new products all looking for a new audience to share their film ideas, toys, lingerie, furniture and accessories with. It certainly deserves its reputation as an erotic shopping paradise.

The show has been running in Berlin for over 22 years and the experience of the organizers to put on a great show is obvious with plenty of social activities and some big-names attending the various signings, shows and performances. In 2018, the trending pornstar, Stormy Daniels, opened the Venus Berlin show.

It is a good event to network if you are involved in retail but also for performers, producers and webmasters. However, the main market (obviously) is European.

Altitude Intimates Fall Show 2019

Where is it? Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? Exhibitors and buyers of adult clothing, lingerie and merchandise
Event Type Fashion and Trade Show
More Info www.altitudeshow.com

(See entry for Altitude Intimates Spring Show 2019, above, for more details)

Erotic Tournai

Where is it? Rue du follet 30, 7540 Tournai, Belgium
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Expo
More Info www.eroticshows.be

(See entry for Erotic Arras February 2019, above, for more details)

November

Everything To Do With Sex Show (Toronto) 2019

Where is it? International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8, Canada
When is it? 2-4 November 2019
Who is it for? General Public
Event Type Expo
More Info www.tabooshow.com/toronto

(For more details see entry in January 2019 – Everything to do with Sex Show Montreal)

BCams Bucharest 2019

Where is it? Intercontinental Hotel, Bulevardul Nicolae Bălcescu 4, București 010051, Romania
When is it? 6-8 November 2019
Who is it for? Webmasters, cam models and connected businesses
Event Type B2B Summit & Conference
More Info https://bcams.ro/

Offering a schedule of seminars, conferences, parties plus an awards evening the BCams event brings together website owners and operators, cam studios, independent models and a whole range of connected professionals including makeup artists, billing companies and marketers.

It is a networking event which usually has some interesting speakers who share the latest advice and information on how to maximize profit and traffic within the online adult industry.

The event also includes a couple of Cam Site and Cam Star Awards ceremonies.

CamSum 2019

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Image via CamSum.

Where is it? Hotel Evenia Olympic Garden, Carrer Senyora de Rossell, s/n, 17310 Lloret de Mar, Girona, Spain
When is it? 23-24 November 2019
Who is it for? Cam & Porn Models
Event Type Summit
More Info http://camsum.com/

The 4th CamSum will be held at the same location as the successful 2018 event and will bring together models, webmasters, porn producers and model promoters. The event is known for its tagline ‘#ModelsDoBusiness’ and is a popular B2B event on the European circuit for entrepreneurial online adult performers.

There are usually some interesting seminars and workshops that teach models the best techniques to increase traffic to their online channels as well as providing essential updates on branding, social media, viral promotion and income diversification.

It’s a great location and even in November offers some decent weather to enjoy the beach as well as take advantage of the various networking parties.

Taboo Show (Naughty But Nice Sex Show), Edmonton 2019

Where is it? Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? General public and anyone interested in, or linked with, the sex industry.
Event Type General Expo
More Info www.tabooshow.com/Edmonton

(For more details see entry in February 2019 – Taboo Show Vancouver)

Taboo Show (Naughty But Nice Sex Show), Calgary 2019

Where is it? Calgary, Albert, Canada
When is it? Dates TBC
Who is it for? General public and anyone interested in, or linked with, the sex industry.
Event Type General Expo
More Info www.tabooshow.com/calgary

(For more details see entry in February 2019 – Taboo Show Vancouver)

December

There are currently no adult industry events planned for 2019.

In the Pipeline…

At the time of going to press, there were several large expos and events whose organizers had yet to set dates for 2019. We have listed these below along with details of their websites so you don’t miss news of when the schedule in their 2019 dates.

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Image via Sexpo Sydney.

For ease of reference, we’ve also summarized those events listed above who have also not confirmed exact dates:

  • Sexpo – Australian based sexuality, lifestyle and health adult exhibition, Sexpo is the world’s longest running event of its kind. They usually hold a number of shows in the major Aussie cites including Sydney and Adelaide with plans to host events in the UK and USA soon.
  • Pornhub Awards – The global porn giant’s, Pornhub, held their first annual awards ceremony in August/September 2018 and was a HUGE success. Broadcasting live in VR, the event was everything you would expect from one of the top five adult websites in the world. Dates for the 2019 awards have not been published yet but will likely be held in Los Angeles, California.
  • Exxxotica Expo – USA based show for stars, fans and businesses behind the porn industry as well as online adult entertainment services and content. 2018 saw the Exxxotica Expo set up home in four U.S. cities including Denver, Chicago, Miami and Edison.
  • Extasia Zurich – Held in April of 2018, it is likely that Extasia will once again run an Erotic Fair in Zurich. Previous highlights include virtual reality cinema, a fetish village and over 100 stars of European porn films in the Autograph Zone including Rocco Siffredi, Jolee Love and Lena Nitro.
  • YNOT Cam Awards – Their inaugural event was held in October 2018 so it is likely that this live cam award show will be repeated in 2019. It will probably be in Hollywood, California, USA.
  • Webmaster Access – Held in Amsterdam, this important networking and social event is a must visit show for all webmasters involved in the adult industry. From educational workshops, seminars, networking events and influential guest speakers, the event is the largest show of its kind in Europe and attracts the biggest names including Adult Force, Nutaku, Traffic Junky and Pornhub. It is likely that the show will be in September 2019 but check the website for details.
  • Eurowebtainment(see entry above in May)
  • Toronto International Porn Festival – (see entry above in April)
  • CamCon – (see entry above in June)
  • Sex Expo Brooklyn – (see entry above in September)
  • Altitude Intimates Fall Show 2019 – (see entry above in October)
  • Taboo Show (Naughty But Nice Sex Show) 2019 – (see entries above in November)

Finally, if you know of any adult industry events that we have missed then please drop us a line in the comments below so we can update this list. Is your expo, trade show or summit missing?

Featured image via XBIZ Awards.

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