Deadline for 5th Annual 'O' Awards Extended

Want to let the industry know all about the amazing products you’ve released this year? Or think someone has an item that deserves to be recognized? Then let us know! The pre-nomination process for the Fifth Annual “O” Awards is open and has been extended until 5 p.m. PDT Monday, Oct. 7.

The “O” Awards take place Wednesday, Jan. 15, the opening night of the AVN Novelty Expo. ANE runs Jan. 15-17 at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The events are part of the AVN Show, which also includes the AVN Adult Entertainment Expo and the AVN Awards.

The “O” Awards, now in their fifth year, recognize the best of the best when it comes to products and manufacturers.

To pre-nominate a product or line of products for any of the categories, email [email protected] with the category name in which the product is being nominated, the name of the product, the manufacturer of the product, and your name and email address for contact purposes if needed. Products must have been released between July 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013.

Outstanding Product for Women: Any vibrator, dildo or other product designed specifically for women.

Outstanding Product for Men: Any cock ring, sleeve or other product designed specifically for men.

Outstanding Luxury Product: Any high-end product designed for men, women or couples.

Outstanding Dietary Supplement: Any pill, drink or other substance ingested for an increase in performance or pleasure.

Outstanding Enhancement Product: Any spray or cream applied externally for an increase in performance or pleasure.

Outstanding Innovation: Any product that provides a technological improvement to the pleasure products field.

Outstanding Lubricant: Any specific lubricating product.

Outstanding Body or Skin Care Line: Any line of products designed to cleanse, scent or pamper the skin.

Outstanding Non-Powered Product: Any product that requires no external power source.

Outstanding Powered Product: Any product that uses batteries or electrical current.

Outstanding Lingerie Collection: Any assortment of themed undergarments.

Outstanding Packaged Lingerie Line: And collection of lingerie available in themed packaging.

Outstanding Costume Lingerie Line: Any collection of lingerie designed for use as a costume or for role-playing purposes.

Outstanding Accessory Product or Line: Any product or line of products used for body adornment.

Outstanding Marketing Campaign: Any campaign specific to a company, line or product.

Outstanding Packaging: Packaging for any specific product or line of products.

Outstanding Debut Product: Any product that was launched between July 1, 2012 and Sept. 30, 2013.

For more information about the “O” Awards, contact Sherri L. Shaulis, senior editor of pleasure products for AVN, at [email protected].

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