Winners Announced for 7th Annual 'O' Awards

LAS VEGAS—As the first day of the AVN Novelty Expo closed, attendees, exhibitors and buyers gathered in the Real World Suite of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas to party during the annual ANE Bash, as well as celebrate the winners of the 7th annual “O” Awards.

The party was sponsored by AfterDark Labs, Eldorado, Naughty Business and The Stockroom.

The cocktails flowed and partiers enjoyed the sights of the suite during the event, all while congratulating those lucky enough to take home an “O” Award trophy.

Among those honored Wednesday night was Dave Lampert, creator of the Sybian. Lampert received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the industry. The Sybian—created and first sold in the 1980s—is still one of the most coveted pleasure products today.

Lampert told the crowd he started shipping the first Sybian product in December 1987, and is now starting is 29th year in the business.

"This award is an honor to receive," he said. "And it marks a new level in my life."

For the first time, a new special award was also presented at the "O" Awards: The Chaturbate Female Empowerment Award.

"You might not know me, but I know all of you," said Shirley of Chaturbate. "The products you create are used on so many platforms and are so well known."

The award was bestowed upon Candida Royalle, who first made a name in the adult industry as a performer, then as one of the first female directors and then as a creator of pleasure produvts when she joined on with Natural Contours. The manufacturer specialized in creating non-phallic pleasure products that were designed for women of all body types.

The complete list of winers for the 7th annual “O” Awards is as follows:

“O” Award for Lifetime Achievement: Dave Lampert of Sybian

Outstanding Lingerie Collection: Coco Licious Lingerie, Rene Rofe

Outstanding Accessory Product or Line: Selfie Stick, Pipedream Products

Outstanding Marketing Campaign: CalExotics Rebranding, CalExotics

Outstanding Packaging: Tom of Finland, XR Brands

Outstanding Lubricant Product or Line: Electra Lubricant, Fleshlight

Outstanding Body or Skin Care Line: CandiLand Sensuals, Doc Johnson

Outstanding Supplement or Enhancement: Astroglide TTC, Astroglide

Outstanding Non-Powered Product: XPander, Joydivision

Outstanding Powered Product: Twerking Butt, Topco Sales

Outstanding Innovation: Lily 2 Scented, LELO

Outstanding Product For Men: Spotty, Nomi Tang

Outstanding Product For Women: Womanizer, epi24