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For Immediate Release

January 21st, 2014

Media Contact: Camilla Lombard
Events and Publicity Manager
(510) 380-8814 ext. 216
camillal@goodvibes.com

Good Vibrations’ Joel Kaminsky to Keynote the XBIZ 360 Conference

Pioneering Sex Positive Retailer Represents with Keynote and Panels

SAN FRANCISCO (January 21st, 2014): Good Vibrations will be participating and representing at the 2014 annual XBIZ 360 conference featuring a keynote by company president Joel Kaminsky. The conference will assemble adult industry members to explore business strategy, merchandising, marketing, best practices and more. Executive Vice President Jackie Strano, Purchasing Manger Coyote Days, and Staff Sexologist Dr. Carol Queen will also be contributing on a variety of panels during the four day gathering of adult industry leaders.

On Wednesday, January 22nd Good Vibrations president Joel Kaminsky will give the keynote presentation, charting his personal course to success and shares how he's molded his company into a leading retail brand and champion of sex-positive social conscience. Pioneer, and progressive thinker, Joel Kaminsky, has used his marketing expertise and leadership skills to build San Francisco-based Good Vibrations into one of the industry's finest brick-and-mortar and online retail destinations.

Kaminsky said, "I'm honored to keynote the XBIZ 360 Retail Conference. As a member of this community for the last 38 years I know that I am in great company and I look forward to navigating the changing landscape of adult retail together. I'm especially excited to be bringing the sex-positive mission of Good Vibrations to a larger audience, and making quality products and education accessible to all."

The conference takes over the W Hotel in Hollywood on Wednesday, January 22, where industry professionals will discuss pertinent issues impacting the adult industry. On Wednesday at 3pm Good Vibrations Executive Vice President Jackie Strano will be on the panel "Sex Ed: A New Competitive Advantage for Adult Retail", moderated by Sex Educator and Good Vibrations alum Dr. Charlie Glickman. On Friday, January 24th Jackie will also present on the panel "Feminist Porn: Inside the Movement" moderated by Dr. Constance Penley.

Coyote Days, Good Vibrations Purchasing Manager will lend her unique perspective to the panel "Adult vs. Mainstream Outlets: The Growing Competition for Shoppers" on Wednesday at 12pm, exploring how the general acceptance of adult products and their prevalence in mainstream outlets have created challenges for adult retailers.

Staff Sexologist Dr. Carol Queen will participate on the panel "Pushing Awareness: Sexual Health and Sex Toy Sales on Wednesday, January 22nd and later on the film panel "Porn Disrupted: The Politics of Changing Sexual Attitudes" on Thursday, January 23rd, moderated by Jiz Lee of Pink N White.

Good Vibrations invented the concept of the clean, well lit place to buy a vibrator in 1977. Based on the premise that pleasure is your birthright, Good Vibrations now has eight retail stores on two coasts, a robust website (GoodVibes.com), and a mobile site where our customers can shop discreetly and trust their recommendations on pleasure products, books, movies, and other adult sex toys to enhance their sexual health and sexual confidence.

For more about the conference and keynote, visit http://novelty.xbiz360.com/.

ABOUT GOOD VIBRATIONS
Good Vibrations is the San Francisco Bay Area based retailer trusted for more than three decades to provide a comfortable, safe environment for finding quality products, trusted information and educational materials to enhance one's sex life. Visit online at, goodvibes.com. Please follow us on Twitter @GoodVibesToys

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