The second half of 2017 promises to be just as busy as the first with trade fairs, expos and adult award shows. In this round up, we bring you the best adult industry events from July 2017 to December 2017.
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Latin America Adult Business Expo
10 July to 21 July 2017
Bringing together over 2400 delegates from across South America’s top adult industries, the Latin America Adult Business Expo is the first event of its kind. With 600 models and adult entertainment professionals, the event promises to be a huge networking opportunity to promote brands and close deals. Representatives from LiveJasmine, BongaCams, Chaturbate and PornHub will all be at the event.
XBIZ.net Paysite Meetup
13 July 2017
An opportunity for owners of paysites to meet with other business owners to network and share information. Hosted by Vendo, the one day meet up costs €50 and is an XBIZ opportunity.
16 July to 18 July 2017
Burbank Marriott, Los Angeles
The industry trade show for adult novelty product manufacturers in the USA and Canada. The event which is designed to showcase and retail intimate products like sex toys, lingerie and novelty adult goods will include exhibitors such as LoveHoney, Doc Johnson, Screaming O and Hot Octopuss. A three-day event including the Storerotica Award Show, ANME has two networking party nights including the AVN sponsored cocktail event and the XBIZ Welcome White party.
3 August to 6 August 2017
A B2B convention for online adult industry professionals the QWEBEC trade show is now in its 17th year. An important networking opportunity for webmasters, business owners and operators, QWEBEC is a popular exhibition for decision makers from across Europe, Canada and the USA. As well as important seminars, workshops and speed networking events the event showcases industry technologies and products.
4 August to 6 August 2017
A celebration of sexuality and lifestyles, Sexpo Brisbane is a busy trade and consumer fair with shopping, stage shows and special guests. There is plenty to enjoy over three days including workshops, seminars and conferences as well as live entertainment. The event will feature the Sexy Cosplay Competition, Amateur Strip and Carnal Carnival. A networking opportunity for trade professionals and an adult entertainment fan’s dream come true, adult stars will be on hand to meet and greet.
St Petersburg, Florida
10 August to 13 August 2017
The original fetish trade show, Fetish Con is now in its 17th year and will be celebrating in inimitable fashion with a pervy pool party, erotic art show and other kinky fun across four days of after-show parties. The event has plenty of exhibitors showing off clothing, toys, ropes, corsets, latex and more plus workshops and classes. There will be a fetish dungeon play area and the annual Fetish Awards show. As ever, the convention will play host to models, actors and performers from the world of fetish porn.
The Annual Gentleman’s Club Expo
Hard Rock Casino, Las Vegas
27 August to 30 August 2017
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the ED Expo and incorporates the Adult Nightclub Industry Awards show. Title sponsors includes Spearmint Rhino, Déjà vu Showgirls and The Penthouse Club Worldwide. Highlights for the 2017 event include a chill day pool party and $10,000 bikini contest and opening night party at Vanity. The expo will, of course, include important seminars and networking opportunities including talks from the Expo legal panel on legislation.
Asia Adult Expo
Hong Kong Convention & Expo Centre
29 August to 31 August 2017
The three-day event from the heart of the adult retail industry in Asia promises to be another big convention. Attended by consumers and suppliers, the Asia Adult Expo is a great opportunity for buyers to discover new products and to network with distributors. 2017 looks to be an exciting year for VR tech, sex dolls and fetish toys. An important date on the calendar for trade opportunities in Asia, the event will also host the AAE Awards and the Intimate Lingerie Zone.
DoubleTree Hilton, Amsterdam, Netherlands
8 September to 10 September 2017
An opportunity for website owners and webmasters to network with industry specialists exclusively looking to monetise their websites content for the adult market. Sponsored by PussyCash the show attracts almost 1500 delegates from across 30 countries and features informative seminars, speed networking events and parties. With attendees from some of the big names in online marketing, cam sites and service provides the Webmaster Access event is a must for anyone looking to profit from online adult sites.
Wuhan Adult Care Expo
Wuhan International Expo Centre
8 September to 10 September 2017
Running since 2004, the Shanghai ADC Expo is recognised as one of the most impressive shows of its kind in the world. A trade orientated expo, the fair attracts over 300 manufacturers all demonstrating their products. A great retail opportunity, the ADC provides networking, meet and greets and industry information. You can find sex toys, bondage articles, sexy lingerie and pharmaceuticals.
Catalonia Berlin Mitte, Germany
11 September to 14 September 2017
With industry debates, specialized workshops and market trend seminars, the XBIZ Berlin is an important networking event with deal making opportunities. A three-day event with exclusive special events, XBIZ Berlin is sponsored by AdultFriendFinder, Cherry Pimps and Orbital Pay.
The European Summit
Vienna House, Hotel, Prague, Czechoslovakia
14 September to 17 September 2017
A networking and conference event for digital product service providers aimed at helping website owners and webmasters increase traffic and monetise their sites, the European Summit is sponsored by Bonga Cams, Cherry Pimps and X Love Cam. This B2B European expo is well attended (1500 delegates expected) and is a must-attend event for all adult industry affiliates.
UKAP Awards 2017
Leicester Square, London, UK
19 September 2017
The UK Adult Producers awards for the British adult industry this glamorous event celebrates cam sites, adult films and DVDs. Since its inception in 2005, the UKAP Awards attracts plenty of big names from the industry.
Los Angeles Convention Centre
22 September to 24 September 2017
Running since 2001, Adult Con is a fan fair offering the chance to meet and greet some of the biggest names in the porn industry as well as plenty of retail opportunities. An adult consumer show sponsored by MyFreeComs.com, Adult Con 2017 will have celebrity appearances by Ron Jeremy, Layla Price, Sheridan Love and Akira Lane. Seminars and classes include couples massage, spanking and BDSM…the real 50 shades. Exhibitor types include sex toys, fetish wear, BDSM furniture and erotic art.
Sex Expo NY
Brooklyn, New York
24 September to 25 September 2017
Presented by Chaturbate, Sex Expo NY is the premier sexual wellness event in America. Open to all, the event, held over two days, is designed to promote understanding of modern sexual relationships. The expo features a range of sponsors, exhibitors and speakers where adults can discover new products and learn new things to enhance their sex life. Embracing alternative lifestyles as well as being LGBTQI friendly, the Sex Expo NY is an upscale event held in the sleek and stylish Brooklyn Expo Centre.
Bondage Fetish World
29 September to 1 October 2017
A trade event for the fetish community, BoFeWo is a popular event. Details are yet to be confirmed but you can sign up online to receive updates as they are finalised.
Messe Berlin, Germany
10 October to 15 October 2017
With over 400 exhibitors from more than 60 countries the Venus erotic trade fair is a big European event bringing together all aspects of the adult industry. Featuring an erotic shopping paradise, the Venus Awards Show 2017 and B2B events, the expo is well attended by media, industry professionals and consumers.
Expo Fairground, Hanover, Germany
11 October to 13 October 2017
With over 190 exhibitors showcasing their products and services in this 13,500 sq. m of space, the Ero Fame is a B2B networking and expo event held over three days. Offering an Oktoberfest party and fairground within the schedule, Ero Fame is a popular trade fair on the calendar. Now in its 8th year, the 2017 event will once again have toys, consumables, pharmaceuticals and fashion on offer. The expo will also hold the EAN Erotix Awards.
20 October to 22 October 2017
A trade only event, the Ero Expo 2017 will be the 8th annual event of its kind held in Moscow. Offering wholesale companies, retailers and manufacturers the opportunity to build business relationships is an important one. The event has plenty of formal and informal events in the schedule and will have more than 400 exhibitors.
Edison, New Jersey
3 November to 5th November 2017
This three-day event is the largest of its kind in the USA and celebrates the world of love and sex with a series of seminars, shows and exhibitions. With over 100 stands and plenty of adult trade brands you can catch up with what’s going on as well as attend some of the industry after-show parties. Live cam models, male revue performers and porn stars like Jenna Haze, Lisa Ann and Tori Black will all be appearing.
Edison, New Jersey
4 November 2017
Presented by MyFreeCams.com the Inked Awards 2017 will be another celebration of adult film and cam site entertainment…well, those with tattoos anyway. For some reason, inked performers can often be overlooked at other awards and this event redresses the balance.
You can expect to find adult film Stars like Anna Bell Peaks, Joanna Angel and Kleio Valentien on hand as well as fetish performer Jenevieve Hexxx and cam girls German Flavour and Tisha Draven.
Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia
16 November to 19 November 2017
Whilst the dates of the Melbourne hosting of Sexpo have been announced, there is no news yet as to who shall be attending. However, Sexpo 2017 is going retro with a touch of vintage adult sex. The event is the world’s longest running expo of its kind and promises to be every bit as exciting and entertaining as in previous years. Expect industry stars, big retail opportunities and a schedule of events and live performances to entertain, titivate and inspire.
Everything To Do With Sex Show
The International Centre, Toronto, Canada
24 November to 26 November 2017
Billed as North America’s largest consumer romance show, the Everything To Do With Sex expo is geared towards couples, groups and singles looking to spice up their love lives. From inspiring live performances to interactive show and plenty of retail opportunities the event is, once again, expected to be a big hit. Seminars are educational as well as instructional and you can learn diverse techniques including how to spank in the kink corner playroom. A burlesque stage area plus erotic art zone will help keep the masses entertained at this big event.
Dates to be confirmed
The world’s longest adult expo, Sexpo launched its first UK dates in 2015 and 2017 promises to build on the last two years success. An opportunity to celebrate sexuality and bringing like-minded adults together, entertainment, retail and fun are the order of the day. Dates are yet to be confirmed but you can register online for free updates.
Dates to be confirmed
With over 100 retailers from across Russia and other CIS countries, the Erotic Expo is an important trade expo. Running annually for 23 years, the details for 2017 have yet to be finalized but the event promises to be another successful opportunity for retailers and manufacturers to network as well as enjoy important industry seminars.
Featured image via Sex Expo NY.