2018 XBIZ Miami (May 29th – June 1st)

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Information On XBIZ Miami 2018

XBIZ is returning to Miami for their 2018 expo and award show. XBIZ Miami is going on between May 29th, to June 1st. If you’re a performer, you get in free of charge. There’s also specials for affiliates, producers and XBIZ.net members. It’s going on during the same time as CamCon, so Miami is going to be packed with people from the camming and adult industry. Here’s the details on the 2018 XBIZ Miami.

 

Hosted At The Mondrian Hotel

Address: 1100 West Avenue, South Beach, FL 33139
Phone: (305) 514-1500

 

XBIZ Miami Ticket Information

If you’re an affiliate, content producer, model, talent or XBIZ.net member, there’s special discount codes available. If you’re a performer, you get in free, plus gain special goodie bags as well The standard registration is $300, but you can get passes for $249 by ordering online.

 

2018 XBIZ Cam Awards

The 2018 Cam Awards will be hosted during XBIZ Miami. The event will take place on Thursday, May 29th. Here are the categories:

  • Best Female (North America)
  • Best Female (Latin America)
  • Best Female (Europe)
  • Best Male
  • Best Fetish Cam Model
  • Best Cosplay Cam Model
  • Best Inked Cam Model

  • Best BBW Cam Model
  • Best MILF Cam Model
  • Best Trans Cam Model
  • Best Cam Duo
  • Best Cam Model Site
  • Best Cam Site — North America
  • Best Cam Site — Europe

  • Best Cam Site — Gay
  • Best Clip Artist — Female
  • Best Clip Artist — Male
  • Best Clip Artist — Trans
  • Best Clip Artist — Duo
  • Special Recognition

 

List of XBIZ Cam Award Winners

 

Best Cam Model — North America
Chronic Love

Best Cam Model — Latin America
Angel Deemon

Best Cam Model — Europe
Ella Silver

Best Male Cam Model
Ricky Rodeo

Best Fetish Cam Model
Allie Eve Knox

Best Cosplay Cam Model
Felicia Vox

Best Inked Cam Model
Catherine Tayler

Best BBW Cam Model
Taylor HouseWifeSwag

Best MILF Cam Model
Melissa Dawson

Best Trans Cam Model
Thippy69

Best Cam Duo
Matt & Steve (Oz_Gym_Boys)

Best Cam Model Site
MelKush.com

Best Cam Site — North America
MyFreeCams

Best Cam Site — Europe
Jasmin

Best Cam Site — Gay
Chaturbate

Best Clip Artist — Female
Larkin Love

Best Clip Artist — Male
Johnny Stone

Best Clip Artist — Trans
MrsKellyPierce

Best Clip Artist — Duo
TruStori3z

Community Empowerment Award
Shirley Lara

Community Advocate Award
Ginger Banks

Schedule Of Events

 

Tuesday, May 29th

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM XBIZ SCUBA & Snorkel Social

Whether you are a certified diver, a casual snorkeler, a swimmer, or just want to spend a relaxing afternoon on Florida’s tropical waters, the XBIZ SCUBA & Snorkel Social is a unique networking event and a popular opening day highlight of XBIZ Miami. Shuttle service will be provided from the Mondrian, with an 11 a.m. meeting time in the hotel lobby. An optional dockside dinner provides a relaxing segue to the evening’s activities. Space is limited and prompt preregistration is required. Email stephen@xbiz.com to sign up.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM WIA “Booze ‘n Buns” Poolside Mixer

Join the girls from Women In Adult for the return of its popular ladies-only “Booze ‘n Buns” poolside relaxathon, with cool cocktails served by hunky attendants, adding eye candy to conversations and connections that melt away the stress of travel while giving you a head start on XBIZ Miami’s business opportunities amidst the sunshine and sea breezes.

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM TrafficPartner Limo Airport Shuttle

Kick-off your XBIZ Miami experience by arriving at the Mondrian in style, courtesy of TrafficPartner. Availability is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Email sz@trafficpartner.com today to arrange your executive pickup.

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM Event Registration

Get an early start on XBIZ Miami 2018 by picking up your “All Access” registration badge, which provides admission to all seminars, workshops, special events and more.

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Model Welcome Reception

XBIZ Miami is the model’s top choice in career-advancing industry events, and we roll out the red carpet for them! This special social offers an opening-night welcome and orientation, providing exclusive insights on how to make the most of all that XBIZ Miami has to offer.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Kick-Off Happy Hour

Enjoy complimentary cocktails and a special XBIZ Miami Welcome Toast at this relaxing Kick-Off Happy Hour — the perfect opportunity to greet old friends and make new connections, while setting the stage for a successful show ahead.

9:00 PM - CLOSE XBIZ White Party

Dress to impress in your finest white attire and step up to the suite life with XBIZ Miami’s annual White Party — the perfect place to make your XBIZ Miami debut and to see and be seen at this elegant opening to the summer’s most highly anticipated show.

 

Wednesday, May 30th

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Event Registration

Grab your XBIZ Miami “All Access” pass — your key to all seminars, workshops, and special events, and explore the many offerings this gathering of industry achievers presents for attendees.

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Paysite Meetup, Miami Edition

Presented by Vendo, Paysite Meetup offers an exclusive one-day event for qualified paysite professionals to come together and learn from each other by discussing the important topics directly affecting paysite sales and promotions.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Models Only Speed Networking

Take the power of speed networking and give it to models seeking connections with other models, and you have the makings of our newest business-building resource that can make the personal introductions that help players take their game to the next level. Models who wish to participate in this ice-breaking peer awareness session should sign up 30 minutes in advance.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Speed Networking

One of XBIZ’s most perennially popular sessions, Speed Networking takes a tropical twist at XBIZ Miami, where the gentle breeze at our poolside location can lead to hot deals from new contacts. Participants should sign up 30 minutes in advance, with only one representative allowed per company.

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Poolside Networking

The networking hub for XBIZ Miami, the hotel’s pool area provides the perfect backdrop for casual meetings, cocktails and conversations. Take advantage of this relaxed atmosphere to build relationships with the players and service providers that can help you take your business to the next level, while enjoying a refreshing dip in the cool water.

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Billing Battle: Credit Card vs. Crypto

Cryptocurrencies are 2018’s hot topic for adult, but the many options, use strategies, and the process of integration, can be confusing for site operators steeped in a credit card world. This executive session will provide expert insights into crypto’s challenges and opportunities for adult, with a pros-and-cons comparison to traditional payment methods.

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Content Trade Debate: The Pros & Cons

Once upon a time, amateur models built their fan bases and membership sites using shared content trades, swapping content and often shooting unique material while getting together at industry events such as XBIZ Miami — but is this DIY production approach still viable today? Has technology such as better smartphone cameras made the process more attractive, or has increased competitiveness and the need for exclusivity diminished this practice’s appeal? Hear both sides of the debate during this interesting peer discussion.

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Camming Trolls: Tackling Cyber Bullies

The world of camming has opened new opportunities for entrepreneurs around the globe, where models can turn their personality into profits — but this new communications medium has also exposed countless cammers to cyberbullying and other abusive behavior. Join a panel of camming pros for a helpful look at ways to cope with negativity and problematic visitors to your room, both on an emotional and practical level.

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Camming Strategies & Tech: A 2018 Snapshot

XBIZ Miami unites all players in the camming industry, from models to studios, networks to affiliates, and more, to offer a college-level education on the secrets to camming success. This session will focus on the newest tools and techniques shaping the market, providing crossover insights and a glimpse into the future from our panel of experts that will benefit all attendees.

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM Director’s Chair: Camera Techniques & Video Editing

Whether it’s making your photos look their best or maximizing the quality of your clips, knowing basic camera techniques and the essentials of photo and video editing will help you create more polished productions, providing a competitive edge that fans appreciate and networks reward. If you’re going to put in the effort, you might as well get the best results possible. Learn how at this insider’s workshop.

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM State of the Industry: A Mid-Year Perspective

If there is one “must attend” educational session for all adult professionals, it is XBIZ’s semi-annual exploration of the State of the Industry, which details the current challenges, opportunities, and trends for the near-to-mid-term, providing a pathway for progress with tangible action items for attendees seeking to stay on the edge of innovation. Join our prime panel of industry leaders to learn the newest insights that will impact your business and its bottom line.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Mix & Meet + Happy Hour

Join your fellow XBIZ Miami attendees for complimentary cocktails while getting a close-up look at the latest products and services that can help your business grow. The perfect ending to a productive day, Mix & Meet sets the stage for the night’s activities and opens the door for further opportunities for success.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM New Tech on the Block

This special session is an XBIZ Miami first, delivering a detailed look at the newest technology being embraced by the industry as well as the prospects for the industry’s future. From an alphabet soup of interactivity including AR/MR/VR, to the newest cam show enhancing haptics and more, if it’s new and hot in adult tech, you’ll learn about it here.

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM XBIZ Miami Topless Pool Party

There’s no escaping the appeal of the sights, sounds, splashes, and true social networking that XBIZ Miami’s cabana-lined pool pavilion offers for attendees and sponsors alike, providing a perfect meeting spot and a fun place for a business break.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM XBIZ Miami Bikini + Mankini Contest

Providing plenty of poolside fun, the wildly popular “Miss XBIZ Miami” Bikini Contest delivers a break from business as usual for some must-see eye candy, while the ladies are not left out as this equal opportunity competition gives the guys a chance to show their stuff, too!

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM Evil Angel Documentary Screening

Gather poolside for this exclusive screening of the new Evil Angel documentary and get a glimpse behind the scenes of one of adult’s most storied brands and insights in this long-lived professional production company.

10:00 PM - CLOSE XBIZ Miami Yacht Party

The inaugural “Sunset Sail Social” is an upscale event offering a cruise on a luxury yacht featuring stunning views of Miami’s evening skyline. This unforgettable experience provides a great end to another productive day while it builds bonds and gives participants a taste of the good life — South Beach style.

 

Thursday, May 31st

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Event Registration

Grab your XBIZ Miami “All Access” pass — your key to all seminars, workshops, and special events, and explore the many offerings this gathering of industry achievers presents for attendees.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM A Cammer’s Toy Box: Your Treasure Chest of Profits

Join a select group of toy makers as they demonstrate their products, explain how to use them, and host a prize giveaway, at this XBIZ exclusive workshop revealing ways in which the newest generation of adult toys can boost cam models’ profits.

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM FSC Workshop: SESTA/FOSTA & You

Join the Free Speech Coalition for an insightful presentation on recently enacted anti-sex-trafficking legislation and what it means for industry players across numerous market verticals, including affiliate marketing, camming, and dating.

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM Chaturbate Workshop: Wish List

Join Chaturbate for an insiders’ look at making the most from camming, with insights and tips on Chaturbate’s wish list platform.

11:55 AM - 5:00 PM Poolside Networking

The networking hub for XBIZ Miami, the hotel’s pool area provides the perfect backdrop for casual meetings, cocktails and conversations. Take advantage of this relaxed atmosphere to build relationships with the players and service providers that can help you take your business to the next level, while enjoying a refreshing dip in the cool water.

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Personal Finance: Business is Business — No Matter What

Models attending this informative session will learn the fundamentals of having a well-run business, such as whether to incorporate or not; how to organize records; which computer programs will fit your business needs; what tax liabilities can be expected; how to file various tax returns; choosing a banking institution; the smart use of credit; the benefit of timely business invoices; and more, in this beginner-friendly workshop.

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM Legal Update: The Year in Review, the Road Ahead

The first half of 2018 has been busy on the legal front, with a delay in the rollout of mandatory age verification in U.K. as well as new rules governing advertising, banking, privacy and more. Join XBIZ Miami’s panel of distinguished legal experts as they uncover the pitfalls and reveal a safe path forward while detailing what industry players need to know to operate safely into the future.

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Personal Finance: Budgeting for Individuals

Join us for a look at a universal topic that crosses all ages, income levels and cultures. Learn how to make ends meet and have something left over for fun and pleasure with these easy budget techniques that make personal financial planning easier and more successful.

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Clip Sites: Content Creation, Marketing & More

From independent models, producers and micro-studios seeking a foothold, to established brands seeking an expanded audience share, clip sales are gaining in importance — with a multitude of mass-market platforms and individual fans placing custom orders all adding to a new wave of opportunity for the adult industry. Discover how to get your share of the profits in this insightful and timely workshop.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM XBIZ Cam Model Olympics

Join cam star Melody Kush for the inaugural XBIZ Summer Olympics, sponsored by Chaturbate. Competitors will tackle eight fun-filled obstacles in teams of five, with the two top teams batting head-to-head in a special event, with awesome prizes and the coveted title of “Cam Model Olympics Champions” up for grabs.

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM XBIZ Cam Awards Warm-Up Happy Hour

Stoke the Miami heat with this sexy pre-XBIZ Cam Awards warm-up party, where cool cocktails will balance the sizzling anticipation over the results of the red-carpet evening ahead at XBIZ Miami’s final night happy hour.

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM 2018 XBIZ Cam Awards Show

Walk the red carpet at the second annual XBIZ Cam Awards, presented by premier cam network MyFreeCams. The extravagant red-carpet gala recognizes adult entertainment’s most-prominent personalities, professional performers and content creators, with the industry’s most prestigious award as XBIZ once again honors outstanding achievement and excellence. Red carpet arrivals begin at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

CamCon Is Going On At The Same Time

XBIZ Miami is happening during the same time as the 2018 CamCon. CamCon is an annual conference dedicated to camming models. CamCon features networking, seminars, Fan Day and much more.  If you’re in town for XBIZ Miami, you should definitely take a look at what they’ve got going on at CamCon. It might be one of those things where you end up bouncing back and fourth between events.

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