October 14, 2010 08:03am
Flynt Q&A at XBIZ
by: Company Press Release
(LOS ANGELES, CA) -- XBIZ is pleased to announce that the inaugural XBIZ Retail Expo & Conference will feature a special keynote session featuring Hustler founder Larry Flynt with Mark Franks of Castle Megastore serving as the session's Q&A host. The Retail Expo is a first-of-its-kind retail trade event, which brings together the premier adult retail chains of North America representing more than 200 adult stores.
''For those attending the XBIZ Retail Expo, I can promise this, I'll deliver a great speech,'' Flynt told XBIZ.
Castle Megastore CEO and President Mark Franks, who is a XBIZ Retail advisory board member, will be on hand presenting and fielding questions during the session.
''I am honored to have the privilege to host the Q&A for Larry Flynt,'' Franks said.
''Larry has been a leader, pioneer and visionary through decades of change in the adult industry. Even during these challenging economic and regulatory times, Larry's passion, leadership and business acumen are an inspiration for all. It will be a real treat for attendees to share Larry's view and vision on the now and the future of adult.
''XBIZ has taken an amazing leadership role by providing the first industry expo ever, focusing on retail best practices,'' Franks added.
''I am very excited to be a part of the advisory board that has given me the opportunity to mold and formulate the topics and sessions being offered to all attendees. I am personally excited to attend these sessions so that I too can improve my business skills and prepare myself and Castle Megastore for a more competitive business landscape in the future.''
The event will bring together business professionals and industry leaders from all segments of the adult retail marketplace, such as retail store owners and buyers, e-tailers, home party organizers, wholesalers and adult product manufacturers.
The XBIZ Retail Expo & Conference will coincide with the industry's biggest business awards show, the 9th annual XBIZ Awards preceded by the leading digital media trade conference, XBIZ LA.
About XBIZ Retail Expo & Conference
In association with the premier adult retailers of North America representing over 200 retail establishments across the country, XBIZ Retail brings together all segments of the adult retail marketplace for 3 days of unparalleled seminars, keynote presentations and product showcases by today's top manufacturers and leading business solution providers.
XBIZ™ is the adult entertainment industry's leading source for business news and information, providing up-to-the-minute coverage of the industry at XBIZ.com and in two monthly trade journals — XBIZ World for the Internet and technology sectors and XBIZ Premiere for the retail market. In addition, XBIZ hosts two annual trade conferences, the XBIZ Forum and XBIZ Conference, which culminates with the annual XBIZ Awards, a red carpet gala event honoring the most influential companies and performers who play an essential role in the growth and popularity of adult entertainment around the globe. XBIZ is frequently cited in mainstream media for coverage of the adult entertainment industry and has been published in CNN, Fox News, Newsweek, MSNBC, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, ABC, USA Today and Los Angeles Times among others. For exhibition and sponsorship opportunities contact: sales@XBIZ.com or (310) 820-0228.