2018 Phoenix Forum Information (March 22nd – 25th, 2018)

The Phoenix Forum

2018 Phoenix Forum Powered by CCBill (March 22nd-25th)

The 2018 Phoenix Forum is coming up! The adult-industry summit will run from March 22nd to the 25th. This year, the Phoenix Forum is definitely a lot more inclusive to the performer community, especially for camming models. Streamate has sponsored performer badges, allowing for free entry for models. YNOT is also presenting the “CAM U” series, which is series of workshops geared towards performers. And as always, affiliates get in free. Here’s all the details on the 2018 Phoenix Forum.

 

Performers and Camming Models Attend Free

This year, Streamate is sponsoring Phoenix Forum model passes. Thanks to Streamate, performers are able to get in free! There are requirements to qualify for a free pass, but it’s nothing too extreme. You can apply for free entry through this form. The Phoenix Forum requests your name, email, phone number, the companies you work for and your website / camming profile link. There’s is also a field for any comments that you might want to provide as well. Any additional questions regarding the promotion can be sent to marketing@thephoenixforum.com.

 

Affiliate Marketers Attend Free

As always, affiliate marketers have the chance to attend free. If you are an affiliate marketer and you’re interested in attending the Phoenix Forum, simply use this form to apply. The terms and conditions are fairly simple and the application process is easy.

 

Location: Tempe Mission Palms Hotel

Address: 60 East Fifth Street, Tempe, AZ ‎85281 USA

The Phoenix Forum returns to the magic and hospitality of the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel. ​The only full-service hotel in the heart of Tempe, Arizona with convenient access to Scottsdale and Phoenix, and located in the hometown of Arizona State University. CCBill secures the entire hotel for show attendees. Availability is limited, so please consider registering and making your reservations early.

Tempe Mission Palms Hotel

 

Who Attends The Phoenix Forums (Based On Past Events)

  • Paysites: 55%
  • Business Owners: 48%
  • Content Creators: 40%
  • Gay Industry: 34%
  • Creative: 33%
  • Affiliates & Traffic: 31% ​
  • Service Providers: 27% ​
  • Live Cams: 16%
  • Talent & Artists: 16%
  • Lawyers: <1%

 

Schedule Of Events

Here is the schedule of events for the 2018 Phoenix forum

 

Wednesday, March 21st

 

9 AM - 10 AM - Shuttles to X2K Golf Tournament

The bus will leave Tempe Mission Palms at 10 AM Sharp. ​

Location: Tempe Mission Palms Hotel, Front Parking Lot. 60 E. 5th St., Tempe, AZ

12 PM - 7 PM - X2K 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit ASACP

X2K Presents -The Phoenix Forum 14th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the ASACP. Sponsors: Bitter Strawberry, Cherry Pimps, CAM4, Chargeback Help and NETbilling. Sponsorship still available, contact bugbee@x2k.com​.

Location: Ocotillo Country Club. 3571 S. Clubhouse Dr., Chandler, AZ

5:30 PM - 9 PM - Shuttles to YNOT Grand Prix @ The Phoenix Forum

The round trip bus service from the Tempe Mission Palms is sponsored by YNOT and scheduled to begin transporting drivers and spectators to the track beginning at 5:30 PM and making round trips until the event ends by 9 PM.​

6 PM - 9 PM - YNOT Grand Prix @ The Phoenix Forum

The YNOT Grand Prix is the 3rd race of the year, at Octane Raceway. Dinner, drinks, networking and fun will all be delivered! Sponsors: JuicyAds, AWSummit, Studio20, Online IPS and BongaCash.​

Location: Octane Raceway, 9119 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, AZ

 

Thursday, March 22nd

 

9 AM - 5 PM - The Phoenix Forum Shipping and Receiving

Location: San Pedro

9 AM - 9 PM - Registration

Upon arrival at The Phoenix Forum, check in, receive your badge and grab event materials in the Abbey.​

Location: Abbey

10 AM - 6 PM - AdultForce, TrafficJunky, and Pornhub's Meeting Room

Meet with AdultForce, TrafficJunky, and Pornhub and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Dolores

12 PM - 6 PM Streamate, Cambuilder, TrafficPimps, and Bang.com's Meeting Room

Meet with Streamate, Cambuilder, TrafficPimps, and Bang.com and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Campanile

12 PM - 6 PM - PussyCash's Meeting Room

Meet with PussyCash and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Joshua Tree

12 PM - 6 PM - AgeID's Meeting Room

Meet with AgeID and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Xavier

12 PM - 5 PM - Snack Stations

Flirt4Free invites you for a quick snack or refreshment in between activities and seminars. Stop at either of the two Flirt4Free Snack Stations in the Courtyard to refuel.​

Location: Courtyard

12 PM - 9 PM - The Gay Spot

Meet in the Cloister to network and do business with friends and other The Phoenix Forum attendees who are involved in the online adult gay community.

Location: Cloister

12 PM - 5 PM - CCBill Lab

CCBill Integration Partners has set-up shop at The Phoenix Forum to introduce you to our CCBill Payments-as-a-Service team, with a series of special presentations from a few of our best-in-breed integrated partner solutions.

Location: Cavetto

12 PM - 5 PM - CCBill Merchant Support Center

CCBill is standing by to answer your CCBill account questions, and introduce their growing menu of CCBill Payments-as-a-Service platform options for your business. The Merchant Support team can show you how to upgrade to the FlexForms dynamic payment flow system, featuring CCBill Pay, a ’log in and pay‘ stored payment service that gives your buyers the ability to quickly make multi-purchases from any device. While there, you can also get the latest Merchant Connect partner options, plus meet some of our visiting Integration Partners, offering integrated software solutions and business services that support the CCBill Platform and your business growth.​

Location: Colonnade

12 PM - 4 PM - Seminar Track: The Basics

Hear from the best and brightest in the industry as they share their business knowledge on a variety of topics and trends affecting online entertainment. Sessions include: Business 101, Gay Business 101, New Tech, Regulatory and Dating Basics.

​Location: Palm D

12 PM - 4 PM - Seminar Track: Affiliate/Traffic

With a focus on generating traffic, partnerships and relationships our Affiliate Day sessions cover nearly every aspect of Affiliate Marketing. Sessions include: Social Traffic, The Keys to Traffic, What is Old is New Again and the Top 10 Best Ways to Buy Traffic.​ ​

Location: Palm E

1 PM - CCBill Lab Presents Rapid Fulfillment

Rapid Fulfillment LLC offers a wide range of fulfillment services and inbound/outbound teleservice and customer support. ​In today’s panel, Rapid Fulfillment will talk about The New Eco System of Logistics and how to grow into a global market. Presented by Michael Ross

​Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

2 PM - CCBill Lab Presents phoenixNAP

PhoenixNAP offers a comprehensive portfolio of IT services designed to simplify the complex burden of managing your IT infrastructure. In today’s CCBill Lab, we will be talking about how to leverage phoenixNAP and CCBill to scale your business and reduce cost. We remove the stress from IT management, so you can focus on your core business. The service offering includes bare metal servers, VMWare based cloud services, Backup Protection, Disaster Recovery, Colocation with 20Gbps of DDOS protection and most recently security services. Presented by Bryan Sarpad

Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

2 PM - 4 PM - GFY Happy Hour - Presented by Cams.com and Adult Friend Finder

Come drink and eat with some of the hottest ladies on the internet! CAM Girls drink for FREE… Well, everyone does!​

Location: Rula Bula Irish Pub and Restaurant, 401 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ

3 PM - CCBill Lab Presents AVSecure

AVSecure brings the security of Blockchain to the online age verification market, and will allow users post-Digital Economy Act to access the content they want, safely and securely. In this CCBill Lab, we will discuss the flow and technology from start to finish and explain exactly how AVSecure works and how it will benefit your business. Presented by Stephen Winyard

Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

4 PM - 5 PM - XBIZ Speed Networking

Just like the name sounds, meet and network with a multitude of business people in a fast-paced environment during the XBIZ sponsored event.

Location: Palm D

4:30 PM - 6 PM - Gay Forum Welcome Reception

http://CCBill.com/gay welcomes attendees of the Gay Phoenix Forum to the southwest with margaritas, munchies and music! Join CCBill and your industry family on the second floor as we kick off a fantastic weekend in Tempe. Fabulousness is required.

Location: 2nd Floor Veranda

9 PM - 11 PM - Noche en Blanco Welcome Reception

Noche en Blanco means Night in White, so dress in your best whites! It’s a night for community and a time to reconnect with old friends and new business alike. In addition to full bars, bottles of wine and bubbles, including some from Arizona vineyards, will be showcased and served for tasting. ​

Location: Courtyard

10 PM to Close SPEAKEASY Late Night

Wrap up the day with other business night-owls, with some hot music by the pool at our SPEAKEASY after hours suites, with suite hosts Buddy Profits, CCBill, Paxum, Vice Industry Token, and Webmaster Access. Webmaster Access and CCBill carry on the tradition of late night poker with high-stakes, sexy dealers, and the open bar. ​ Sneak up for private dancers, specialty drinks, and fun until you crawl home with the geckos.​

Location: 2nd Floor Poolside Suites

 

Friday, March 23rd

 

9 AM - 5 PM - The Phoenix Forum Shipping and Receiving

Location: San Pedro

9 AM - 4 PM - Snack Stations

Flirt4Free invites you for a quick snack or refreshment in between activities and seminars. Stop at either of the two Flirt4Free Snack Stations in the Courtyard to refuel.​

Location: Courtyard

9 AM - 5 PM - CCBill Lab

CCBill Integration Partners has set-up shop at The Phoenix Forum to introduce you to our CCBill Payments-as-a-Service team, with a series of special presentations from a few of our best-in-breed integrated partner solutions. ​

Location: Cavetto

9 AM - 5 PM CCBill Merchant Support Center

CCBill is standing by to answer your CCBill account questions, and introduce their growing menu of CCBill Payments-as-a-Service platform options for your business. The Merchant Support team can show you how to upgrade to the FlexForms dynamic payment flow system, featuring CCBill Pay, a ’log in and pay‘ stored payment service that gives your buyers the ability to quickly make multi-purchases from any device. While there you can also get the latest Merchant Connect partner options, plus meet some of our visiting Integration Partners, offering integrated software solutions and business services that support the CCBill Platform and your business growth.​

​Location: Colonnade

10 AM - 6 PM - Registration

Upon arrival at The Phoenix Forum, check in, receive your badge and grab event materials in the Abbey.​

Location: Abbey

10 AM - 3 PM - Seminar Track: Real vs. Hype

Let the debates begin. Some of the industry’s most knowledgeable members share their opinions and perspectives on trending business issues surrounding Billing and Consumption Technologies.​

Location: Palm E

10 AM - CCBill Lab Presents Terpon

The Terpon development team is devoted to providing clients with the best Virtual Reality cameras and hardware by continually evolving every aspect of our devices to integrate with new technological improvements as quickly as they become possible. In today’s lab we will discuss “Perseus”, Terpon’s newest solution for video compression and its effects on quality, bitrate and bandwidth consumption. Presented by Mikael Levy

Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

10 AM - 3 PM - Seminar Track: CAM U Day, sponsored by Chaturbate

New for 2018, this is a full day of educational sessions dedicated to the business interests of CAM performers, broadcasters and hosts. Sparking creativity, while further nurturing business minds, CAM U Day is presented by YNOT CAM.​

Produced by: YNOT CAM
Location: Palm F

10 AM - 6 PM - AGEID's Meeting Room

Meet with AGEID and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Xavier

10 AM - 6 PM - Streamate, Cambuilder, TrafficPimps, and Bang.com's Meeting Room

Meet with Streamate, Cambuilder, TrafficPimps, and Bang.com and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Campanile

10 AM - 6 PM - PussyCash's Meeting Room

Meet with AdultForce, TrafficJunky, and Pornhub and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Dolores

11 AM - CCBill Lab Presents YNOT Mail

YNOT Mail is a powerful combination of the Internet’s best email marketing software plus performance-enhancing technologies that will increase deliverability. In today’s CCBill Lab, we will be educating you on how to build effective email marketing campaigns with YNOT Mail. Presented by Connor Young

Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

11 AM - 9 PM - The Gay Spot

Meet in the Cloister to network and do business with friends and other The Phoenix Forum attendees who are involved in the online adult gay community.​

Location: Cloister

1 PM - CCBill Lab Presents 7 Veils

In today’s CCBill Lab, learn about the hot or not new social network Vero, find out why your account is shadow banned and how to fix it, learn about the newest updates in social media and how they are affecting your ROI, and ask any question you have about how to build quality traffic, grow your network, and improve your ROI from your social networks. Presented by Lauren MacEwen.

Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

1 PM - 4 PM - Afternoon Seminars: Real vs. Hype

Let the debates begin. Some of the industry’s most knowledgeable members share their opinions and perspectives on trending business issues surrounding Billing and Consumption Technologies. ​

Location: Palm E

1 PM - 2 PM - XBIZ Open Mic Networking

Take the stage with your quick (minute) pitch and present your business to a room populated with potential business opportunities during this popular XBIZ sponsored event.

Location: Palm D

2 PM - CCBill Lab Presents Quantox

Quantox technology is software development company with more than 170 inhouse developers. Our mission is to help our clients develop their products in agile manner in order to avoid all pitfalls and traps on the road to success. We are proud to be partners of an amazing company such as CCBill and implementing their solutions to end clients. Presented by Filip Karaicic

Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

2 PM - 4 PM - GFY Happy Hour - Presented by Cams.com and Adult Friend Finder

Come drink and eat with some of the hottest ladies on the internet! Cam Girls drink for FREE… Well, everyone does!​

Location: Rula Bula Irish Pub and Restaurant, 401 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ

3 PM - CCBill Lab Presents NATS

In today’s CCBill Lab, discussion topics will touch on what’s needed to launch NATS, optimizing your billing options to increase your conversion rates, and recent changes to the platform. In addition, we will provide insight into the next version of NATS. Presented by John Mauser. ​

Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

4 PM - CCBill Lab Presents Native.xxx

In today’s CCBill Lab, Native.xxx will be educating participants about Native Ads and best practices. Plus we can discuss how site owners can earn more revenue on untapped inventory and advertisers scale their media buys successfully with Native.xxx. ​ Presented by Hiyas Carr.

Location: Cavetto Near Harry’s Bar

4 PM - 6 PM - Sponsor Meet & Greet

The original that started it all is back! Visit the Courtyard to meet and chat with all of the 2018 sponsors.

Location: Courtyard

9:30 PM to Close - Cybersocket Kickoff Party

Join your industry peers at Rula Bula next door to the Tempe Mission Palms for free cocktails, music, and networking. The doors open at 9 PM and we will keep it going until the bar closes. ​ This fan-favorite event is sponsored by Diamond Sponsors: Epoch and Pornhub, Platinum Sponsor: Flirt4Free, and Gold Sponsors: CCBill, Helix Studios, MojoHost, MPAv3.5, PLAYGIRL, Segpay, Mr. Man, and 2Gay4FB.

Location: Rula Bula Irish Pub and Restaurant – 401 S. Mill Ave. Tempe, AZ

10 PM to Close - SPEAKEASY Late Night

Wrap up the day with other business night-owls, with some hot music by the pool at our SPEAKEASY after hours suites, with suite hosts Buddy Profits, CCBill, Paxum, Vice Industry Token, and Webmaster Access. Webmaster Access and CCBill carry on the tradition of late night poker with high-stakes, sexy dealers, and the open bar. ​ Sneak up for private dancers, specialty drinks, and fun until you crawl home with the geckos.

Location: 2nd Floor Poolside Suites

12 AM - CCBill Pay Take-Out

Every late night party deserves a ’go to‘ spot for when the munchies hit, and the Late Night Suites have just the place. Join CCBill in the SPEAKEASY Late Night for a delicious snack or a carry-out box for your room.

Location: SPEAKEASY Strip

 

Saturday, March 24th

 

9 AM - 4 PM - Snack Stations

Flirt4Free invites you for a quick snack or refreshment in between activities and seminars. Stop at either of the two Flirt4Free Snack Stations in the Courtyard to refuel.​

Location: Courtyard

11 AM - 6 PM - The Gay Spot

Meet in the Cloister to network and do business with friends and other The Phoenix Forum attendees who are involved in the online adult gay community.​

Location: Cloister

10 AM - 12 PM - ASACP (Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection) Advisory Council Meeting

Closed quarterly meeting for the ASACP Advisory Council. Council and board members only.

Location: Augustine

10 AM - 6 PM - AGEID's Meeting Room

Meet with AGEID and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Xavier

10 AM - 6 PM - Streamate, Cambuilder, TrafficPimps, and Bang.com's Meeting Room

Meet with Streamate, Cambuilder, TrafficPimps, and Bang.com and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Campanile

10 AM - 6 PM - PussyCash's Meeting Room

Meet with PussyCash and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Joshua Tree

10 AM - 6 PM - AdultForce, TrafficJunky, and Pornhub's Meeting Room

Meet with AdultForce, TrafficJunky, and Pornhub and learn about the ways you can do business together.

Location: Dolores

11 AM - 3 PM - Drinks, Nibbles & Bikinis at the AVSecure / MojoHost Pool Villa

Join Brad Mitchell and Steve Winyard to discuss AVSecure’s UK Age Verification and MojoHost’s global hosting solutions. Enjoy the open vodka bar, snacks and great business discussion in the relaxed company of Steve and Brad with a bevy beauties. In bikinis for Arizona fun in the sun will be cam stars Becky LeSabre, Eva Ellington, Lindsay Banks, Fiona Sage, Nikki Darling, Robin Wright and Cherry Ferretti.​

Location: Pool Suite 2041

11 AM - 3 PM - intimate.io Poolside Suite

Stop by the pool suite and learn about intimate, the cryptocurrency facilitating payments and trust for the adult industry, making it safer and more secure for all.

Location: Pool Suite 2043

11 AM - 3 PM - Paxum Poolside Suite

Join Paxum to talk Business and Hydrate!

Location: Pool Suite 2040

12 PM - 1:30 PM - Lunch by the Pool

AVN invites you to network and enjoy an amazing meal under the sun. Be sure to grab a treat. ​

Location: Pool

12 PM - 5 PM - Pool Day

Tis the season, and the DAYCLUB is open and ready for FUN in the SUN. Saturday is Pool Day at The Phoenix Forum, so bring your sunscreen and join the DJ on the Rooftop for some extreme poolside networking with bars, cabanas, games, performers and plenty of skin.​

Location: Pool

1:30 PM - 3 PM - Beer Pong

No better way to discuss business than hashing out the details while testing your beer pong skills in a head to head matchup. CCBill’s Rob Bast will be hosting a beer pong tournament by the pool. Free beer, DJ, and good times! ​

Location: Pool

3 PM - 3:30 PM - Hot Ladies & Wet T-Shirt Contest by MojoHost and AVSecure

With a cash prize and participation encouraged with lovely ladies of all ages and sizes, MojoHost & AVSecure are keeping the day sexy with a poolside wet t-shirt contest. With attorney Corey Silverstein on the microphone and industry veterans like Brad Mitchell, Steve Winyard, Chris Paxum and Jay YNOT to judge this is an event not to be missed! Will you help with the the Super Soakers? Show up and ask! MojoHost and AVSecure’s web starlets will compete along with any other TPF attendees who would like to participate.

Location: Pool

3:30 PM - 4 PM - Studs in Wet Speedos Contest by MojoHost and CCBill

Cash prize for the sexiest man with a poolside plan in a Speedo. CCBill’s very own Gary Jackson is the host with the most to parade Phoenix’s hottest men in a wet Speedo contest to be remembered. Winners will be judged by diverse industry leaders: 2 ladies and 2 men, all of whom have a discerning eye for talent! Can you assist with the Speedo Super Soaking? Yes! Brought to you by CCBill and MojoHost with participation open to all men wearing a Speedo. We love variety, so whether you’re buff, big, hung, young, or dad bod- bring your A GAME!​

Location: Pool

10 AM to Close - SPEAKEASY Closing Night

Suite hosts Buddy Profits, CCBill, Paxum, Vice Industry Token, and Webmaster Access are throwing the perfect wrap party for a busy weekend and want to help you train for tomorrow’s hangover. Wrap up Pool Day with some hot music, hot girls, hot boys, and cold drinks, under the Arizona stars. ​ Check in and check out a game of poker – hosted by Webmaster Access and CCBill, or maybe take a stroll down the strip to the private dancers in the club room. ​It’s all here at the SPEAKEASY.

Location: 2nd Floor Poolside Suites

12 AM - CCBill Pay Take-Out

Every late night party deserves a ’go to‘ spot for when the munchies hit, and the Late Night Suites have just the place. Join CCBill in the SPEAKEASY Late Night for a delicious snack or a carry-out box for your room.​ ​

Location: SPEAKEASY Strip

 

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