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For Immediate Release

July 15, 2009

Media Contact: Camilla Lombard
Events and Publicity Manager
(415) 974-8985 ext.201

2009 AVN Novelty Expo (ANE) Announces Winners of Prestigious “O” Awards

SAN FRANCISCO (July 15, 2009): Good Vibrations (, the legendary San Francisco-based company that takes pride in providing accurate information on sexuality and toys for grown-ups, is the proud recipient of two distinguished honors from AVN Novelty Business' "O" Awards, honoring outstanding achievements in the pleasure product industry.

The awards were held on the evening of Tuesday, July 14th, at the AVN Novelty Expo in Universal City, CA.  Good Vibrations’ staff Sexologist, Dr. Carol Queen, Ph.D. received an Outstanding Achievement Award, recognizing the person who has most positively contributed to the pleasure product industry.  Good Vibrations’ website ( also received the Outstanding Online Retailer Award, recognizing exceptional service and sales of a web retailer.

Said Dr. Carol Queen, “I was thrilled and surprised to have received this award and I'm so honored that our industry, which I think Good Vibrations has done so much to influence, has recognized our contribution."

Said Sharon Lee, Director of Online and Retail Visual Merchandising “We are delighted to be recognized for our exceptional service and sales as an online retailer. We recently refreshed our site to enhance our online customer’s shopping experience, so it gives us great pleasure to know that our efforts have been rewarded and recognized by our peers in the industry.”

Visit for more information about the Ecorotic™ collection. For Sex Ed articles on a wide array of topics and to learn more about cleaning toys and increasing the life of toys (e.g. removing batteries when not in use), and more. Customers can also click on the "Live Support" button at the left of the Good Vibrations’ site to chat with sex educators/customer service reps regarding the greenest products and their care.

About Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations is the San Francisco-based retailer trusted for more than three decades to provide a comfortable, safe environment for finding sex-positive products and educational materials to enhance one’s sex life. Good Vibrations offers products through its website ( and its retail stores:
603 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA
1620 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA
2504 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA
308-A Harvard Street, Brookline, MA

About The Show
The AVN Novelty Expo is the industry's premier B2B event — bringing together qualified volume buyers with manufacturers of adult novelty products. Exhibitors include
the industry's leading manufacturers of adult novelties, including lingerie, lubes, lotions & potions, clubwear, toys, leather, etc. Hundreds of qualified buyers from across the U.S. and all around the world attend this expo.