The speaker schedule for Eroticon 2017 – the UK’s event for erotic writers and creatives – has been finalised, and the organisers expect the event to be the biggest so far. Eroticon will be held in Camden, London, on 4th and 5th of March 2017, and will feature three rooms packed each day with talks, workshops and demonstrations designed to inspire and educate attendees.
New confirmed speakers include: Dr Kate Lister, aka @WhoresOfYore, who will be running talks on the history of erotica as well as how to build a following on Twitter: Emily Rose Yates, BBC3 presenter and accessibility consultant, who will be speaking about her work with sex and disability charity Enhance The UK; adult performers Jasmine and King Noire, who will be running their ‘Steel and Stilettos’ fitness class – Jasmine, who is also experienced in sociology and social work will also be running a session on the adult industry for people of colour. These speakers will join some of the most popular sex bloggers, erotic writers, journalists and activists, as well as sponsor companies from around the world.
Confirmed sponsors for the event so far include The Rabbit Company, Doxy, Hot Octopuss, Freedoms Shop, Godemiche, Ruby Glow by Tabitha Rayne, and Ceramic Pleasures. They will all be showcasing their products, and many will also be mingling with attendees throughout the weekend or taking part in demos and panels. Cam site Chaturbate is contributing to the food budget and although stand space is now sold out at the event, there are still opportunities to connect with writers by contributing to the event budget or ticket pool.
The Eroticon Team, which consists of sex bloggers Molly Moore, Michael Knight and Girl on the Net, are focused this year on making the conference accessible to as many people as possible. Girl on the Net explained: “Many companies wanted to support us but didn’t have the budget to sponsor a stand so we’ve been connecting them with writers who need help to cover their ticket cost or travel to the event. If you haven’t already been approached by a blogger, we’re happy to connect you to someone. It means you get the benefit of a shoutout on our site, and on top of that, the chance to build a relationship with a writer who could be your champion for years to come.”
For more information on this, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. To purchase tickets for Eroticon (weekend tickets cost £170 for individuals, £200 for companies, and day tickets are £105) visit http://eroticon.co