EVENT SCHEDULE

Monday, January 15
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

XBIZ Golf Tournament

Presented by X2K Consulting and Media Services and NETbilling, the annual XBIZ Golf Tournament provides a relaxing afternoon of golf and executive networking, with participants mixing, mingling, and competing in this popular annual event.

An additional participation fee is required for this special event. Please email Stephen Bugbee for more information on event details and location at bugbee@x2k.com. First tee-time is 10:45 a.m.
Registration form: Click here

Location: Angeles National Golf Course | 9401 Foothill Blvd, Sunland-Tujunga, CA 91040

SPONSORED BY:
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

WIA Hollywood Hills Hike

Enjoy quality time with industry peers at this exclusive “girls only” outdoor adventure, presented by Women In Adult. One of the most popular activities for female executives, WIA mixers bring industry influencers as well as newcomers together for networking and empowerment.

Location: Hotel Lobby @ 11:30am sharp

SPONSORED BY:
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Event Registration

Pick up your “All Access” registration badge for XBIZ 2018, which provides full admission to all seminars, workshops, special events and more. Registration hours are from 4-9 p.m.

Location: Main Lobby

SPONSORED BY:
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Kick-Off Gay Happy Hour

XBIZ Show attendees can get a head start on the action and opportunities by gathering for cocktails and conversations at this executive welcoming event with a gay twist — paving the way for exciting business opportunities and more.

Location: Cabo Cantina | 8301 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

SPONSORED BY:
8:00 PM - Close

Cybersocket Awards

Honoring the best LGBT websites and service providers, the 18th annual Cybersocket Web Awards, will begin with a red-carpet arrival by industry executives, adult film stars and celebrities, who will be on hand for this ceremony recognizing outstanding achievements.

Shuttle service provided from the Andaz Hotel

Location: PH West Hollywood | 661 N. Robertson Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069

SPONSORED BY:
Tuesday, January 16
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Event Registration

Pick up your “All Access” registration badge for XBIZ 2018, which provides full admission to all seminars, workshops, special events and more. Registration hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Main Lobby

SPONSORED BY:
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Paysite Meetup, L.A. Edition

Presented by Vendo, Paysite Meetup offers an exclusive one-day event for qualified paysite professionals to come together and learn from each other by discussing the important topics directly affecting paysite sales and promotions. Vendo will co-host the event along with lead paysite partner, Kink.com, for a truly executive event.

Access to Paysite Meetup is reserved for operators of qualified membership-based websites.
Request access here.

SPONSORED BY:
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM

Speed Networking

One of XBIZ’s most popular traditions, Speed Networking offers a fast-paced B2B matchmaking and relationship-building environment that establishes new contacts and opens the door to opportunities. Participants are advised to sign up at 10:30 a.m., with only one representative allowed per company.

Sign up begins at 10:30 AM

Location: Main Lobby

SPONSORED BY:
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Mindbrowse: Ethical Porn in Practice

In today’s industry, ethical content production is imperative — but what constitutes ethical in practice, as well as within the context of our constantly evolving social landscape? This discussion, hosted by Mindbrowse.com and Ethical.porn, will dig deep into “ethical” as it pertains to adult content production — a concept that transcends notions of “correct” sexual expression or genre, and emphasizes multifaceted standpoints, as well as consent, revealing how producers and performers can work together more effectively.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Chauntelle Tibbals

Chauntelle Tibbals

Sociologist PROFILE
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

LGBTQ Branding

Join host Danny Zeeman along with a panel of leading experts in the LGBTQ adult space, including Buck Angel, Venus Lux, Chris Koloff, Frank Gannon and Morgan Sommer as they seek to educate and inform attendees on how to market and build a successful brand catered for each specific community in 2018 and beyond.

Location: Studio 2 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Danny Zeeman

Danny Zeeman

WebMediaProz PROFILE
Buck Angel

Buck Angel

Buck Angel Entertainment PROFILE
Venus Lux

Venus Lux

Venus Lux Productions PROFILE
Chris Koloff

Chris Koloff

PeterFever.com
Frank Gannon

Frank Gannon

Epoch PROFILE
Morgan Sommer

Morgan Sommer

Cybersocket PROFILE
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Content Production

Pros share their tradecraft for creating top-notch content, which demands a keen eye for the right talent, techniques and technology — not to mention cost-effective planning to get the most bang for your buck.

Location: Studio 1 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Holly Randall

Holly Randall

PROFILE
Mike Quasar

Mike Quasar

Aiden Starr

Aiden Starr

PROFILE
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Talent Track: Camming

Take a cue from top stars on how to build a loyal fan base, up your social media game, truly engage viewers during a cam show and partner with the right network/studio for maximum success.

Location: Studio 3 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Catjira

Catjira

MFC PROFILE
Vera Sky

Vera Sky

VeraSky PROFILE
Kelly Pierce

Kelly Pierce

KellyPierce PROFILE
Dave Slick

Dave Slick

Dave Slick PROFILE
BlondeRider

BlondeRider

BlondeRider
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

XBIZ Talk: Juicy Jay

Join JuicyAds CEO Juicy Jay for a solo presentation on “Strength Through Adversity: Motivational Life Lessons and the Pursuit of Happiness,” during which he will break down boundaries between home life, business, and how they directly affect each other in both negative and positive ways.

Location: Studio 4 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Juicy Jay

Juicy Jay

JuicyAds PROFILE
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Augmented, Mixed, and Virtual Reality: The Future of Fantasy

Join XBIZ and an executive panel of top tech experts for an exclusive look at the future of fantasy and the current state of virtual reality and beyond. Discover what it takes to produce immersive experiences, and the metrics and possibilities of today’s marketplace.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Alex Novak

Alex Novak

SexLikeReal PROFILE
Anna Lee

Anna Lee

HoloFilms PROFILE
Daniel Abramovich

Daniel Abramovich

VR Bangers
Eyal Erez

Eyal Erez

SinVR PROFILE
Ian Paul

Ian Paul

Naughty America PROFILE
Ela Darling

Ela Darling

CAM4 PROFILE
Telly Lopez-Fu

Telly Lopez-Fu

GroobyVR PROFILE
Colin Rowntree

Colin Rowntree

Wasteland PROFILE
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Talent Track: Custom Clips

Learn the ins and outs of making profitable clips from Clips4Sale, iWantClips, ManyVids and OnlyFans company representatives, who will shed light on what strategies have proven most effective, based on their behind-the-scenes knowledge and analytics. Gain unprecedented insight from a diverse array of do-it-yourself content hubs, ranging from what niches are most popular to which content creators are currently killing the game.

Location: Studio 3 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Miss Leya

Miss Leya

Clips4Sale
Nikki B

Nikki B

iWantClips
Catjira

Catjira

Manyvids PROFILE
KorpseKitten

KorpseKitten

iWantClips
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

NakedSword Presents: Building Relationships & Partnerships That Build Your Business

In today’s adult world, the only way to survive and thrive is to build dynamic business relationships and partnerships. Falcon Studios Group and NakedSword Network have developed and nurtured powerful business relationships that have grown into mutually beneficial partnerships. In this seminar, VP of Marketing Toby J Morris will discuss how the company has cultivated these winning business alliances and how you can benefit from finding the right matches to grow your business and expand your reach.

Location: Studio 2 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Toby J Morris

Toby J Morris

Nakedsword & Falcon PROFILE
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

APAC: Models of Consent

How do we navigate consent and workplace safety in the current socio-political climate? Everyone wants to operate a safe and ethical set, one where models are comfortable and eager to return. Due to the unique sexual nature of our workplace, it can be hard to know where boundaries lie. This panel, hosted by APAC, the Adult Performer Advocacy Committee, will showcase directors who have shown exemplary commitment to respecting those boundaries. They will share their communication methods and workplace practices that make that possible.

Location: Studio 1 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Tasha Reign

Tasha Reign

APAC PROFILE
Riley Reyes

Riley Reyes

APAC PROFILE
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Camming 2018: State of the Art

Fans, models, promoters and studios alike are benefitting from today’s vibrant live cam ecosystem, where new technologies such as mobile camming and virtual reality are pushing the envelope of adult entertainment and social interaction. Learn how to get your share of the profit pie in this timely session.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Eric Wexel

Eric Wexel

FreeWebcams PROFILE
Gabor Gaspar

Gabor Gaspar

Jasmin PROFILE
Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson

Flirt4Free PROFILE
Jim Austin

Jim Austin

StripChat PROFILE
Dave Scott

Dave Scott

XLoveCam
Shay Efron

Shay Efron

ImLive/PussyCash PROFILE
Yuval Kijel

Yuval Kijel

Streamate PROFILE
Joey Gabra

Joey Gabra

SMSText PROFILE
Ela Darling

Ela Darling

CAM4 PROFILE
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

XBIZ Talk: X-Art’s Colette

Join X-art.com’s Colette Field for an exciting afternoon learning how she and her husband, Brigham, dropped their successful mainstream careers and started shooting adult films with gorgeous fashion-model types. Field will offer a discussion titled “Selling Sex as Art” that will walk down the couple’s pathway through their successful adult enterprise, including the studio’s initiatives to suppress piracy through litigation.

Location: Studio 4 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Colette

Colette

X-Art PROFILE
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Talent Track: Social Media

Whether you're new to the scene or an established brand, learn from the cam models and porn stars who've built huge followings and keep engagement levels high, all the while staying true to themselves. Bridge the line between persona and personality, share tips and tricks on what times/days are ideal to post, what hashtags work best, how to keep fans close but not too close, and which platforms are best for certain kinds of content.

Location: Studio 3 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Harriet Sugarcookie

Harriet Sugarcookie

Harriet Sugarcookie PROFILE
Honey Gold

Honey Gold

Honey Gold
Jenny Blighe

Jenny Blighe

MFC PROFILE
Lena Spanks

Lena Spanks

Lena Spanks
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Flirt4Free: 5 Biggest Gay Cams Mistakes

Join Flirt4Free in a fun and engaging workshop which seeks to explore the most common mistakes made in gay cams, and offers some ‘best practices’ to avoid them in the future.

Location: Studio 2 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson

Flirt4Free PROFILE
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Adult’s Legal Landscape: A 2018 Snapshot

XBIZ presents its annual look at the most pressing legal challenges facing the adult entertainment industry over the New Year, as well as the status of the ongoing issues affecting business owners. This session will highlight the threats and opportunities presented by adult’s evolving regulatory landscape, including an overview of the global outlook.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Corey Silverstein

Corey Silverstein

PROFILE
Jeffrey Douglas

Jeffrey Douglas

PROFILE
Greg Piccionelli

Greg Piccionelli

PROFILE
Karen Tynan

Karen Tynan

PROFILE
Larry Walters

Larry Walters

PROFILE
Maxine Lynn

Maxine Lynn

PROFILE
Nick Zargarpour

Nick Zargarpour

PROFILE
Reed Lee

Reed Lee

PROFILE
Paul Cambria

Paul Cambria

Don Parret

Don Parret

XBIZ PROFILE
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

XBIZ Talk: Ela Darling

Join performer and entrepreneur Ela Darling, a leading innovator who helped introduce virtual reality to the adult cam space, for an exclusive presentation on “Not Being Afraid to Take Risks,” a continuation of a TEDx Talk she delivered last year in Germany, during which she will encourage people to take chances and to challenge themselves.

Location: Studio 4 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Ela Darling

Ela Darling

CAM4VR PROFILE
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Studio 20 Presents: The Only Free Chat With Studio 20 Top Models

Current and prospective cam models will benefit from this targeted question and answer session with a group of top performers from around the world. Learn the ins-and-outs of the trade while finding a new level of inspiration at this exclusive session for cammers only.

Location: Studio 1 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Mugur Frunzetti

Mugur Frunzetti

Studio 20 PROFILE
Aubrey Nova

Aubrey Nova

PROFILE
Scarlett

Scarlett

Madelene

Madelene

AvaMistique

AvaMistique

SassshaRed

SassshaRed

PROFILE
Andra

Andra

Nikita Banx

Nikita Banx

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Visionary Keynote: Gian Carlo of BitterStrawberry & PornDoe Premium

Join Gian Carlo, founder of mobile performance powerhouse BitterStrawberry.com and premier paysite network PornDoe Premium, who will draw on his diverse professional background in DVD licensing, broadcast, paysites, tubes and affiliate marketing, to reveal how to roll with the punches and stay hyper-competitive in adult’s constantly evolving marketplace.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Gian Carlo

Gian Carlo

PornDoe Premium PROFILE
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

XBIZ Mix & Meet Market

This special Happy Hour event unites attendees and exhibitors over complimentary cocktails to make new contacts and new deals in a relaxing setting that fosters business opportunities. Grab your share of free swag while learning about new products and services while building the relationships that help companies grow at this popular event.

Location: Main Lobby

SPONSORED BY:
8:00 PM - 9:50 PM

2018 XBIZ Exec Awards — Online Industry

100 finalists will vie for the honors in the online industry edition of the 2018 XBIZ Exec Awards, which honor leadership ability, business acumen, positive community influence and overall career success, among other factors as judged by the nominee’s industry peers via social network XBIZ.net. Join us in congratulating the nominees and winners at this highly anticipated event.

Complimentary dinner & cocktails for Nominees & Sponsors only. For dinner tickets contact events@xbiz.com

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
10:00 PM - Close

Pornstar Strip Off

Finish your evening with this fun event at the world-famous Body Shop on Sunset Boulevard, a part of the L.A. scene for men and women since the 1960s and the first all-nude strip club on the Sunset Strip. Featured in rock and rap music videos and frequented by celebrities and music stars, The Body Shop offers first-class entertainment and excitement, with XBIZ gathering a group of sexy stars for a wild striptease contest.

Location: The Body Shop | 8250 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046

SPONSORED BY:
Wednesday, January 17
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Event Registration

Pick up your “All Access” registration badge for XBIZ 2018, which provides full admission to all seminars, workshops, special events and more. Registration hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

Location: Main Lobby

SPONSORED BY:
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Content Matchmaker

Returning to XBIZ 2018 by popular demand, Content MatchMaker connects content producers, including talent who create their own content, with those who specialize in generating revenue from this content, to discuss new business opportunities in an exclusive networking event.

Sign up begins at 11:00 AM

Location: Main Lobby

SPONSORED BY:
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Talent Track: Performing in Adult

Whether it's finding a suitable agency, booking solo, keeping an organized shooting schedule, balancing off-set work opportunities, getting tested or navigating the complex politics of the porno-verse, learn from some of the best and brightest stars in the biz.

Location: Studio 3 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Cheri Deville

Cheri Deville

Cheri Deville PROFILE
Michael Vegas

Michael Vegas

Michael Vegas
Vanessa Veracruz

Vanessa Veracruz

Vanessa Veracruz
Casey Calvert

Casey Calvert

Casey Calvert
Small Hands

Small Hands

Small Hands
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Gay Adult Films: Marketing in 2018

Join Davyd Dixon, owner of veteran gay industry marketing agency Davyd Dixon Entertainment, as he spearheads a workshop discussion on current trends in adult film marketing. Two special guests will join Dixon to explore the art of marketing adult films and brands in today’s everchanging marketplace in an open discussion where all participants are invited to ask questions, give opinions, and discuss strategies.

Location: Studio 2 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Davyd Dixon

Davyd Dixon

Davyd Dixon Entertainment PROFILE
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

FanCentro — Making Big Money With Social Media

Learn how to monetize your Premium Snapchat and Instagram with FanCentro’s user management system that provides an automated billing solution, subscription notifications and weekly payouts.

Location: Studio 1 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Andrea Fioriniello

Andrea Fioriniello

FanCentro PROFILE
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Adult Billing Practices & Technology

Billing is the foundation of revenue generation and must be done with an eye towards accessibility, ease, profitability and safety, with a range of new techniques and technologies influencing the equation. Join our panel of experts to learn about the best billing choices for today, and for the year to come.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Cathy Beardsley

Cathy Beardsley

SegPay PROFILE
Conal Cunningham

Conal Cunningham

Inovio PROFILE
Gary Jackson

Gary Jackson

CCBill PROFILE
Harmik Gharapetian

Harmik Gharapetian

Epoch PROFILE
Karen Campbell

Karen Campbell

Orbital Pay PROFILE
Mia Zhu

Mia Zhu

MobiusPay PROFILE
Thierry Arrondo

Thierry Arrondo

Vendo PROFILE
Wendy Nelson

Wendy Nelson

NETbilling PROFILE
Brad Mitchell

Brad Mitchell

MojoHost PROFILE
1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

XBIZ Talk: Evil Angel’s Adam Grayson

Join Evil Angel CFO Adam Grayson for a glimpse at his personal experiences, perspectives and predictions in a monologue titled, “Changing With the Times,” where he will detail the company’s strategy for, as he puts it, “growing up.”

Location: Studio 4 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Adam Grayson

Adam Grayson

Evil Angel PROFILE
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Talent Track: Future Outlook

The future is always uncertain, with ever changing tides in the adult industry — from genres fizzling out to new forms of technology shifting the way shoots work to paysites coming out of nowhere to dominate the landscape. Gather around visionary stars who have remained relevant by evolving rapidly with the times yet never sacrificing their core principles, in this “Outlook” session that takes a look at 2018 and what the future will bring, given the gifts of the present.

Location: Studio 3 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Anikka Albrite

Anikka Albrite

Anikka Albrite
Manuel Ferrera

Manuel Ferrera

Manuel Ferrera
Mick Blue

Mick Blue

Mick Blue PROFILE
Romi Rain

Romi Rain

Romi Rain
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

The Age of Trump: A New Golden Age for Gay Adult Businesses?

In the Age of Trump, with conservatives targeting LGBT businesses and individuals across the U.S., how do we respond? Does the U.S. political climate have a negative or positive effect on consumption of gay products? How has the persecution of a major gay escort site affected how we are doing business today? What do we need to do to thrive? These questions and more will be explored in this session.

Location: Studio 2 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Gary Jackson

Gary Jackson

CCBill PROFILE
Karl Edwards

Karl Edwards

YouLoveJack PROFILE
Frank Gannon

Frank Gannon

Epoch PROFILE
Keith Miller

Keith Miller

Helix Studios PROFILE
Danny Zeeman

Danny Zeeman

ZBuckz PROFILE
Chi Chi LaRue

Chi Chi LaRue

C1R.com PROFILE
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Turning on Your Traffic: Pushing Visitor Volume in 2018

The best website in the world won’t make you a dime unless people get to see it — and just because you build it, that doesn’t mean they’ll come — or even be able to find your site. From search marketing to social media, ad networks, ad blockers, and beyond, this informative session will drive your traffic flow and monetization efforts into the fast lane.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Brad Johns

Brad Johns

FuckingAwesome.com PROFILE
Holly Ruprecht

Holly Ruprecht

Hustler PROFILE
Jeff Wilson

Jeff Wilson

Flirt4Free PROFILE
Jesse Garza

Jesse Garza

Kink.com PROFILE
Karll Cloutier

Karll Cloutier

Bang.com
Lernmond Khodaverdy

Lernmond Khodaverdy

TwistBox PROFILE
Stephanie Hall

Stephanie Hall

Grand Slam PROFILE
Yannick Bitter

Yannick Bitter

PornDoe PROFILE
Alex Lecomte

Alex Lecomte

JuicyAds PROFILE
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Grooby Presents: Trans Marketing and the Pros and Cons of Self-Producing

This exclusive two-part roundtable discussion will reveal how to market and appeal to customers interested in trans content in 2018. Topics will include tailoring your approach to customers based on gender identities, using trans porn friendly social media, self-producing pitfalls and more.

Location: Studio 1 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Steven Grooby

Steven Grooby

Grooby PROFILE
Kristel Penn

Kristel Penn

Grooby PROFILE
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

XBIZ Talk: Gamma Film’s Bree Mills

Join Gamma Film’s Head of Production Bree Mills, mastermind behind Girlsway.com, PrettyDirty.com and PureTaboo.com, for a look at “Balancing Creativity and Business,” where she will delve into her unique blend of cinematic storytelling, edgy adult filmmaking and iconoclastic artistry, calling upon her experience in producing around 100 scenes per month.

Location: Studio 4 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Bree Mills

Bree Mills

Girlsway
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Supermen.com Presents: The Webcam Guide to the Galaxy

Join webcam professional Douglas Richter for an insider’s look at “One Guy, Few Rules and a Zillion Hacks …” as a metaphor for the many opportunities available in gay camming today.

Location: Studio 2 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Douglas Richter

Douglas Richter

Supermen.com PROFILE
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Grooby Happy Hour

Enjoy casual conversations and cocktails with trans-erotica leaders Grooby Productions as they welcome and entertain attendees with this prelude to the latest in the company’s popular workshop series.

Location: Rooftop Patio Bar

SPONSORED BY:
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Talent Track: Work/Life Balance

If you're a cam model, director and/or porn star, staying competitive in this business is no small task. Too much work, however, and you risk getting burned out or making mistakes that could cost you big bucks. The good news? You can still have a rich social life, family and friends, not to mention plenty of exercise and relaxation at home, with the right balance between work and your personal life. Top stars share their own methods to the madness of adult entertainment, and how they lead fruitful lives of health, wealth and happiness.

Location: Studio 3 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Kayden Kross

Kayden Kross

Kayden Kross PROFILE
Janice Griffith

Janice Griffith

Joanna Angel

Joanna Angel

Mercedes Carrera

Mercedes Carrera

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

AVSecure — An Age-Verification Solution for the U.K. Digital Economy Act

AVSecure has been developed on blockchain technology as the leading age verification solution for the U.K. Digital Economy Act and is free for the entire industry to use. Learn how this service can help protect your company and your profits.

Location: Studio 1 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Steve Winyard

Steve Winyard

AVSecure PROFILE
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Performers of the Year

Who better to illuminate the secrets of stardom and long-term success, than these XBIZ Performers of the Year nominees? Learn from the very best in the biz how to navigate the complexities of adult video production, build a highly engaging social media presence and balance the hectic schedule required to stay on top of the game for years to come.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Abigail Mac

Abigail Mac

PROFILE
Riley Reid

Riley Reid

PROFILE
Romi Rain

Romi Rain

PROFILE
Chad White

Chad White

Jessy Jones

Jessy Jones

Kieran Lee

Kieran Lee

Manuel Ferrera

Manuel Ferrera

Vanessa Veracruz

Vanessa Veracruz

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

XBIZ Talk: Studio 20’s Mugur Frunzetti

Join Studio 20 CEO Mugur Frunzetti for an exclusive glimpse at “Leadership Through Passion” that will elaborate on how he grew Studio 20 into a powerhouse brand with more than 350 performers operating in studios in Europe, South America and the U.S., and detail how entrepreneurship and success is all about having passion that leads to vision and incredible work strength.

Location: Studio 4 (2nd Floor)

SPONSORED BY:
Mugur Frunzetti

Mugur Frunzetti

Studio 20 PROFILE
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

State of the Industry

Set your sights on the year ahead with this executive analysis of the most important issues facing the industry today and for the months ahead. From net neutrality to mandatory age verification, to the current state of virtual reality, this must-attend event will feature the industry’s top visionaries revealing their predictions for the year ahead.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Brad Mitchell

Brad Mitchell

MojoHost PROFILE
Tim Henning

Tim Henning

PROFILE
Clement Picquet

Clement Picquet

Bang.com PROFILE
Gary Jackson

Gary Jackson

CCBill PROFILE
Jack Avalanche

Jack Avalanche

TrafficPimps PROFILE
Mitch Farber

Mitch Farber

NETbilling PROFILE
Mugur Frunzetti

Mugur Frunzetti

Studio 20 PROFILE
Tony Cochi

Tony Cochi

Hustler
Kelly Holland

Kelly Holland

Penthouse PROFILE
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Happy Hour Get Together

Celebrate the conclusion of another successful day at XBIZ 2018 by indulging in free cocktails and casual conversations with industry friends new and old alike, while paving the way to long lasting connections, innovative ideas for building your business and further opportunities for the night ahead.

Location: Main Lobby

SPONSORED BY:
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Talent Linkup

One keystone of the XBIZ Show’s performer outreach is the debut of its new Talent Linkup event, sponsored by FanCentro, which will unite models for personal introductions and the development of connections with content producers and marketers, as well as other talent for content trades, in this special social similar to XBIZ’s signature Speed Networking and Content Matchmaker events.

Location: Main Lobby

SPONSORED BY:
7:00 PM - 8:50 PM

Intimate Soirée

Join fellow XBIZ Show attendees for a relaxing Happy Hour event at a nearby bar, courtesy of intimate.io. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and casual conversation, thanks to the folks behind adult’s newest payment platform.

Location: The Den on Sunset | 8226 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046

SPONSORED BY:
10:00 PM - Close

Winter Wonderland Party

Another XBIZ highlight, the sexy Winter Wonderland Party is an exclusive pajama- and lingerie-clad soiree at the Andaz Hotel’s rooftop pool, punctuated by DJ Darcie Dolce spinning a sexy soundtrack. Featuring stunning views of the L.A. skyline and frolicking with friends at this pre-awards show gala recognizing the success of the year’s top XBIZ Award-nominated performers, attendees are encouraged to come dressed in their finest sleepwear and sexiest lingerie.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
Thursday, January 18
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Registration

Pick up your “All Access” registration badge for XBIZ 2018, which provides full admission to all seminars, workshops, special events and more. Registration hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Main Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
11:00 AM - 12:20 PM

FSC: The U.K. Digital Economy Act

Starting in the spring, the U.K. will require mandatory age verification for any visitor to an adult site using a third-party verifier. Sites that do not comply will be blocked in the U.K., with potential fines of up to $250,000. If successful, the DEA is likely to become a template for age-verification elsewhere, including the U.S. Join the FSC for a discussion of how to comply, and what your rights are.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

SPONSORED BY:
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM

FSC: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Extensive new data privacy laws in the E.U. could result in millions of dollars in fines for adult companies no matter where they reside. Companies that do not adequately protect user data, or alert users after data breaches, could face fines of up to four percent of revenue. Join FSC’s panel of experts who will lay out the rules for the GDPR and how to comply.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

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2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

FSC: Net Neutrality and SESTA

Changes to Net Neutrality coupled with challenges to the Communications Decency Act’s Section 230 (through the Senate’s SESTA bill) may be the free speech battle for the 21st century. Internet speeds for adult sites could be slowed or stopped by cable providers and other ISPs, and adult sites could be held liable for content uploaded to their sites. Learn how these changes could affect adult at this FSC session.

Location: Rooftop Panorama Ballroom

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6:30 PM - 11:00 PM


XBIZ Awards 2018

Make the scene at the adult industry’s biggest night honoring the best of the best of the business of sex. Presented by MyFreeCams.com, the 16th annual XBIZ Awards hosted by adult icon Jessica Drake serving as master of ceremonies for this red-carpet gala, brings Hollywood glitz and glitter to an international entourage of industry A-listers.

Red Carpet Arrivals: 6:30pm - 8:00pm. 2018 XBIZ Awards Ceremony: 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Location: J.W. Marriot L.A. Live | 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

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11:00 PM - Close

XBIZ Awards After Party

Celebrate the winners of adult’s most important honors with a group of elite industry luminaries at the official XBIZ Awards After Party, immediately following the awards program.

Location: Main Lobby Bar @ J.W. Marriot L.A. Live

FREE FOR AFFILIATES, TALENT & CONTENT PRODUCERS

XBIZ.net members qualify for discounted event registration.