Schedule

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 16

Home Room (AEE/ANE)
10-11 a.m.
You're a first-time exhibitor or attendee who hasn't the first clue of where to go, what to see or who to meet. Or you're a regular to the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo and the AVN Novelty Expo, but want to see if there is anything you have been missing all these years. Here is where you can find out how to make the most of your experience and what to expect from the shows.

The Many Benefits of Multimedia (AEE/ANE)
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Everyone by now should understand that an online presence is crucial if you want to survive. But what if you are missing out on something to help your image, brand or sales? This seminar looks at other media (podcasts, etc.) that might help you in the long run.

The Importance of PR and Marketing (ANE)
1-2 p.m.
In a tough economy, everyone looks to trim the fat, but is your PR and marketing budget really the place to cut corners? The panelists examine not only the reasons to continue funding that sector of your business, but also the importance of having it to begin with.

When the Cameras Stop (AEE)
2-3:30 p.m.
Performing in movies is just one of the ways that adult actors make money these days. From live cams to feature dancing, there are more opportunities than ever for models and performers to take control of their careers. Don't miss this panel of talent and company owners as they discuss how to make money as an adult entertainment performer when the cameras stop rolling.


THURSDAY, Jan. 17

When Worlds Collide (AEE/ANE)
10-11 a.m.
Is it important for novelty companies to be aware of SEO? Should DVD companies know about things like phthalates before they start creating toys? Do things like that really matter when all you want to do is run your business? The short answer is yes, and our panelists will explain why.

State of the Industry: Peering and Planning Ahead (AEE)
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
As the world turns ever faster, is your business keeping pace with it? Ever wonder how the big boys think about change, and then implement it? This panel of leading professionals will look at the state of the industry through the prism of change and decision-making, a subject that has everything to do with being an effective and successful manager.

Back to the Future (ANE)
2-3 p.m.
There was a time when it was predominantly men who were buying the sex toys. But as women have become more outspoken about the sexuality and more confident in buying their own pleasure products, have men been left out in the cold? How do we come full circle and bring men back to shop in the stores?


FRIDAY, Jan. 18

Keeping up with the Krazes (ANE)
10-11 a.m.
The Fifty Shades phenomenon caught everyone off guard. By now, most people have adapted and started to ride the success of the books and the toys mentioned in its pages. Is there a way to anticipate the next big thing to his the industry? And is there a way to better prepare ourselves for another craze?

The New Normal: Women in Adult (AEE/ANE)
11 :30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
The adult production and novelty industry is a diverse enterprise wherein women are integral at every level. During this panel, an occupationally diverse collection of women will share their experiences working in adult, highlighting the challenges, advantages, adventures, and quirks of a business commonly construed as being run by men.


SATURDAY, Jan. 19

Legal Seminar (AEE)
11 a.m.-Noon
The 2013 legal panel will focus on three main subjects: the 2257 Appeal; Measure B/mandatory condoms; and the aftermath of the election. Panelists will include industry attorneys heading up the litigation related to these issues, and others. This will be one of the most important AEE legal seminars in several years, because the issues potentially impact so many and for that reason require the support of the entire industry.

Everyone's a Critic (AEE)
1-2:30 p.m.
Think you know the type of porn the fans really want to see? Find out for sure, as we get regular fans and critics alike to talk about the trends they see, what they want more of and what they can do without.

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