2019 XBIZ Berlin Schedule Announced
The 2019 XBIZ Berlin Summit is coming up this September, and the official schedule has been announced. Please note; as with all events, some things are scheduled to change and the finalized schedule might not be made available until much closer to the event. Here’s the initial schedule that was released by XBIZ.
2019 XBIZ Berlin Schedule:
Monday, September 9th:
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Event Registration – Pick up your All Access registration badge for XBIZ Berlin to receive unrestricted admission to exclusive seminars, workshops, networking activities, special events and more.
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM: ‘Good Mojo’ Happy Hour Welcome Reception –
Start your XBIZ Berlin experience on a high note and enjoy cocktails and casual conversation with other early arrivals with this exclusive opportunity to make new connections and renew existing friendships, courtesy of MojoHost.
Tuesday, September 10th:
6:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Complimentary Breakfast Buffet –
Kick-off your first full day at XBIZ Berlin in scrumptious style, with a complimentary breakfast buffet that offers something delicious for everyone, while providing a convenient early-morning meeting place.
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Event Registration – Pick up your All Access registration badge for XBIZ Berlin to receive unrestricted admission to exclusive seminars, workshops, networking activities, special events and more.
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Speed Networking – There’s no better way to rapidly make new and relevant industry connections than by engaging in XBIZ’s perennially popular speed networking session, which provides a B2B introductory and business-building session, with one fresh contact every minute. Participants should sign up for this limited-space session 30 minutes in advance, with only one representative allowed per company.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Luncheon Networking Buffet – Enjoy a complimentary luncheon buffet with your fellow attendees, where casual dining and discussions can lead to unexpected opportunities while preparing you for the day’s events. Power Tip: Use the luncheon for a fast follow-up with key contacts from the Speed Networking session!
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM: Producers: ‘Meeting of the Minds’ – Join fellow producers and studio pros for an open-floor discussion of porn production today — covering everything from genre trends to advances in digital media distribution and technology — and providing competitive insight into the content market and the creativity that powers it.
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM: Talent Trends: Cams & Clips Roundtable – Adult content creators increasingly cater to multiple platforms, building a fan base through camming and social media and then relying on video clip sales for passive income when they’re not on cam. This peer discussion will discuss how to make the many pieces of this puzzle fit together for greater profit.
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM: Gay Roundtable: 2019 in Focus – Join a group of industry leaders representing the full spectrum of the all-male market — from performers to producers, paysite operators to internet marketers and more — to discuss current trends and opportunities.
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM: Performers: ‘Meeting of the Minds’ – Adult performers are mastering their own destiny by working both sides of the camera to maximize their income and build their brand. Meet other entrepreneurial performers and share your experience with content creation and marketing in this open-floor discussion, while learning about new ways to monetize your fan base.
3:00 PM – 3:50 PM: Talent: Traffic from Social Media – Models, producers and studios alike are taking control over their own brands, mastering self-promotion by leveraging social media networks to forge bonds directly with their fans. Learn the latest techniques for success in this peer-driven discussion.
3:00 PM – 3:50 PM: Paysite Pros: ‘Meeting of the Minds’ – Underpinning the online adult entertainment industry is the venerable paysite, which continues to serve strong demand in an era of cams, independently produced clips and tube sites, but the game continues to evolve, making this open-floor session a prime opportunity to discuss the latest strategies for success — with a focus on traffic trends, social media marketing, payment solutions and more.
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM: Keynote: Bella French on “The Rise of Adult Content Creators” – Join ManyVids CEO Bella French for an intimate exploration of the events leading up to the launch of one of the industry’s most dynamic companies, the mission of ManyVids to redefine the role of performers and their drive to promote artistry and equality as a means of social change, followed by an informative Q&A session with XBIZ Founder and Publisher Alec Helmy.
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Mix & Meet Happy Hour – Gather in the courtyard of the Catalonia Berlin Mitte Hotel for a cocktail social, where webmasters, affiliates and service providers meet and learn about one another’s newest offerings while making valuable business connections.
9:00 PM – CLOSE: XBIZ Berlin Strip-Off Competition – Wrap-up your night with the debut of the XBIZ Berlin Strip-Off — a striptease competition that features sexy girls displaying their best dance moves while stripping for a grand prize and audience applause. This special event will put an exclamation point on the first day of the show, providing an excellent opportunity to unwind in a fun, memorable environment.
Wednesday, September 11th
6:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Breakfast Networking Buffet – Gather with friends new and old to start another productive day with a hearty breakfast buffet before tackling the business, learning and social opportunities ahead.
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Event Registration – Pick up your All Access registration badge for XBIZ Berlin to receive unrestricted admission to exclusive seminars, workshops, networking activities, special events and more.
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM: Content Monetization Today: Producer Edition – Join seasoned industry players for an insightful look at the latest revenue opportunities available to entrepreneurial content producers. This session will explore the most lucrative avenues for content monetization, including traditional methods and new-gen video-selling platforms.
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM: Putting Performers First: Pineapple Support – The adult talent community has always faced societal pressures, but today’s performers are more susceptible due to rampant cyberbullying. Emotional therapy specialists Pineapple Support will be on hand to discuss how performers can protect themselves by adopting industry-specific best practices and obtain free mental health check-ups and related services.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Luncheon Networking Buffet – Enjoy a complimentary luncheon buffet with your fellow attendees, where casual dining and discussions can lead to cross-segment business opportunities.
1:00 PM – 1:50 PM: Age Verification Update: Q&A With BBFC’s Murray Perkins – Providing up-to-the-minute information about one the most pressing issues facing adult website owners, BBFC Policy Director Murray Perkins will present an exclusive update on the expected rollout of mandatory age verification in the United Kingdom. This session will include extra time for a Q&A segment with the audience.
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM: FSC & TTS Present: Talent Testing Today – Protecting the health of the performer pool is paramount to the adult entertainment industry. Join the heads of Free Speech Coalition and Talent Testing Services for a close look at the latest in screening practices and what the future holds for testing protocols and outbreak response within the European production community.
3:00 PM – 3:50 PM: Legal Outlook: On the Horizon in Europe – As we progress through the second half of 2019, the rollout of mandatory age verification in the U.K. is once again in flux, while new rules governing advertising, banking, and privacy are coming into play. Join a panel of distinguished industry experts as they uncover the pitfalls and reveal a safe path forward to 2020 through this shifting landscape.
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Pre-Awards Happy Hour – Start the festivities early by warming up for the evening’s star-filled wrap-up of XBIZ Berlin at this pre-show happy hour that paves the way for the triumphant return of the XBIZ Europa Awards.
7:30 PM – CLOSE: XBIZ Europa Awards – Expect the unexpected with the thrilling return of the XBIZ Europa Awards, once again hosted by the legendary Rocco Siffredi — and joined this year by award-winning performer and director Misha Cross, bringing the most prestigious red carpet affair on the continent to the European adult entertainment industry.