And the winners are…

Posted: July 29, 2008

The 2008 Adult Industry Awards Dinner took place in the Concourse Suite at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, on the 27th of July. The awards recognise excellence in products, distribution and retail and the event is attended by around 250 guests each year. Voting took place among registered users of this site between April and June 2008 and this year the awards were presented by ETO editor Dale Bradford and adult industry icon Ben Dover.

A gallery of pictures from the night can be seen at:
http://www.erotictradeonly.com/gallery/view/?id=33

The results, as voted by readers of ETO magazine, were as follows:

BEST ETO SHOW STAND – Net 1on1

BEST BRITISH R18 DVD – Young Harlots Riding School [Harmony]
Also nominated:
Hug A Hoodie [Anna Span]
Lady Tiffany Real Spanking Fantasies [English Amateurs]
Some Mothers Do Shag Em [MSS]
Transvestite Bed & Breakfast [Asphyxiation]

BEST OVERSEAS R18 DVD – Supernatural [Wicked]
Also nominated:
Jason Colt – Mystery of the Sexy Diamonds [Private]
Manhunters [Wicked]
Roma [Daring]
Sex Warrior Pudding [JapanAnime]

BEST GAY R18 DVD – Rugby Lads [Euroboy Sport]
Also nominated:
69 Fuck Street [Private]
Council Scum [Triga]
Encounters 3 [Lucas Entertainment]
When Saturday Cums [Triga]

BEST ADULT PRODUCT – RO80mm Ammunition for Love Bullet [Rocks-Off]
Also nominated:
Contour Girl Vibe [ToyJoy]
Delight [Fun Factory]
Flame Harness Kit [Tantus]
Passion Wave Stimulator [California Exotic Novelties]

BEST CONSUMABLE – ID Glide
Also nominated:
Golden Root Complex
Liquid Gold
O’My Natural Lubricant
Orgasm Gel

BEST BRITISH FILM BRAND – Anna Span
Also nominated:
Ben Dover
English Amateurs
Harmony
Relish

BEST OVERSEAS FILM BRAND – Private
Also nominated:
Combat Zone
Daring
JapanAnime
Wicked Pictures

BEST GAY FILM BRAND – LoadXXX
Also nominated:
Eurocreme
Lucas Entertainment
Man Size
Manzone

BEST SEX TOY BRAND – ToyJoy
Also nominated:
California Exotic Novelties
Fun Factory
Mantric
Pipedream

BEST EROTIC CLOTHING BRAND – Dreamgirl
Also nominated:
Coquette
Forplay
Hustler Lingerie Wild Designs

BEST TRADE MARKETING – ID Lubricants
Also nominated:
GotLingerie
Darker Enterprises
Net 1on1
Scala

BEST MAGAZINE DISTRIBUTOR – UK Distribution
Also nominated:
DBS Distribution
Dom Promotions
JD Distribution
RMD

BEST R18 DVD DISTRIBUTOR – Darker Enterprises
Also nominated:
ABS Holdings
Nice ‘n’ Naughty Wholesale
Phoenix Films
Queensway Distribution

BEST EROTIC GOODS DISTRIBUTOR – Scala
Also nominated:
ABS Holdings
Apollo Wholesale
Darker Enterprises
Net 1on1

BEST OVERSEAS DISTRIBUTOR – Scala bv
Also nominated:
Eurocreme
LoadXXX
Mister B
Orion

BEST LINGERIE DISTRIBUTOR – GotLingerie
Also nominated:
Bella International
Blue Moon Lingerie
Honour
Not Taboo

BEST ONLINE RETAILER – LoveHoney.co.uk
Also nominated:
Adultworld.co.uk
Nicennaughty.co.uk
Sexcatalogue.co.uk
Sextoys.co.uk

BEST RETAILER – Nice ‘n’ Naughty
Also nominated:
Ann Summers
Harmony
Private Shops
Pulse and Cocktails

MYSTERY SHOPPER AWARD FOR BEST INDIVIDUAL STORE – Harmony [Charing Cross Road]
Also nominated:
Simply Pleasure [Leicester]
Ann Summers [Braehead]
Harmony [Oxford Street]
Nua [Manchester]

BEST BRITISH PERFORMER – Cathy Barry
Also nominated:
Natalie Heck
Poppy Morgan
Wendy Taylor
Omar Williams

BEST SALES TEAM – ABS Holdings
Also nominated:
Apollo Wholesale
GotLingerie
ID Lubricants/Creative Conceptions
Net 1on1

SERVICES TO THE INDUSTRY – Ben Dover
Also nominated:
Jacqueline Gold
Stuart Inglis
Tim Hemming
Mike Wallace

A full report on the event will appear in the August issue of ETO magazine.

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