And the 2019 Xbiz award winners were…

Posted: January 21, 2019

US trade magazine Xbiz staged its annual awards presentation at the Westin Bonaventure hotel in downtown Los Angeles on January 17th. Hosted by Stormy Daniels, the event saw over 160 awards given in categories four categories: Movies & Production, Web & Technology, Pleasure Products, and Retail & Distribution.

Winners in the Pleasure Products category included CalExotics (Pleasure Products Company of the Year — Full Range), Blush Novelties (Pleasure Products Company of the Year — Sex Toys), Womanizer (Luxury Pleasure Product/Line of the Year), LELO (Luxury Brand of the Year), Screaming O (Sex Toy of the Year — Powered (Vibrating) for Tri-It), Fun Factory (Sex Toy of the Year — Powered (Non-Vibrating) for Stronic Surf Pulsator 2), Aneros (Sex Toy of the Year — Non-Powered for Trident Series), Doc Johnson (Couples Sex Kit/Toy of the Year for Vac-U-Lock – Total Penetration Set), Satisfyer (Innovative Sex Toy of the Year — Design for Satisfyer Pro Traveler and Male Pleasure Product/Line of the Year for Satisfyer Men Heat Vibration ), Lovely (Innovative Sex Toy of the Year — Technology for Lovely 0), Fleshlight (Gay Pleasure Product/Line of the Year for Milan Christopher Dildo Fleshjack), Oxballs (LGBT Pleasure Products Company of the Year) Sportsheets (Soft Bondage Product/Line of the Year for Enchanted Collection), XR Brands (Fetish Product/Line of the Year for Master Series), The Stockroom (BDSM Pleasure Products Company of the Year), Hott Products (Bachelor/Bachelorette Product of the Year for Sweet & Sexy Candy Posing Pouch), Kheper Games (Adult Game of the Year for Mind, Body & Soul), Warm (Specialty Product/Line of the Year for Touch), Pipedream Products (Sex Doll Brand of the Year for Ultimate Fantasy Dolls), Zalo (Excellence in Product Packaging), System Jo (Marketing Campaign of the Year), Allure Lingerie (Lingerie Collection of the Year for Adore), Baci Lingerie (Lingerie Company of the Year), Jimmyjane (Sexual Health & Wellness Product of the Year for Menstrual Cups), Sliquid (Sexual Health & Wellness Brand of the Year), Foria (Sex Enhancement Product of the Year for Pleasure), Pjur (Sex Lubricant of the Year for Pjur Med Soft Glide), Wet Lubricants (Sex Lubricant Company of the Year), Exsens (Sensual Bath & Body Product of the Year for Crystal Massage Oil – Amethyst Sweet Almond), Bijoux Indiscrets (Sensual Accessory Product/Line of the Year for Desir Metallique), Paradise Marketing (Condom Manufacturer of the Year), Lovehoney (International Pleasure Products Company of the Year), COTR (Progressive Pleasure Products Company of the Year), Clandestine Devices (Boutique Pleasure Products Company of the Year), and Rock Candy Toys (New Pleasure Products Company of the Year).

Dr Emily Morse was named Sexpert of the Year, Lovehoney also picked up a second award in the Retail & Distribution category (Online Retailer of the Year — Pleasure Products), where Shots Media bagged International Distributor of the Year.

The evening before, Xbiz held its Exec Awards, which recognised the achievements of individuals and the roles they played in the success of their brands. The winners were: Briana Watkins (Account Exec of the Year — Pleasure Products), Chad Jenny (Account Exec of the Year — Retail), Lupe Martinez (Business Development Exec of the Year), Preston Garland (Marketing Exec of the Year), Jerome Bensimon (Progressive Leadership Award), Kimberly Faubel (Community Figure of the Year), Brent Aldon (Brand Ambassador of the Year), Kerin De Francis (Senior Leadership Award), Steve Craig (Chief Exec of the Year), Elsa Viegas (Businesswoman of the Year), Michael Trigg (Businessman of the Year), Alicia Sinclair (WIA Woman of the Year) and Ron Braverman (Legacy Award).