The Lair Returns to 2016 AVN Show with Mistress Cyan 

CHATSWORTH, Calif.—The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) will host The Lair, with Mistress Cyan, which will occupy the upper level of The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. The Lair will open Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, through Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016.  Tickets are now available, with discounted summer rates ending on Sept. 15. Fan Tickets start at $55 and can be purchased at Members of the adult industry can register at  

The 2016 show will have a more expansive dungeon space, increasing the amount exhibitors, demos, featured performers and seminars.  The Lair play party will return for the 2016 show, taking place on Friday, Jan. 22. The party will host live performances, themed areas and the chance for partygoers to participate in the play space. The party is open to VIP ticket holders. The Lair is included in both fan and trade ticket packages. A Full party schedule is available at

"With the success from our partnership with Mistress Cyan last year, we are thrilled to bring The Lair back to AEE," said Beth Noonan, event manager. "We are giving those attending the expo even more opportunities to participate, with more demonstrations, a variety of professionals, and the opportunity to learn about the community of BDSM." 

Mistress Cyan has been in this lifestyle for more than 25 years and has been a professional dominatrix since 1996. She is the force behind Sanctuary Studios LAX, the largest dungeon in Los Angeles, and one of the largest in the country with more than 7,000 square feet of space. She is the founder and executive producer of DomCon LA and DomCon Atlanta; the world’s largest professional and lifestyle domination convention, DomCon was named one of the top five fetish events in the world in a recent online poll.

Mistress Cyan is also the co-producer of International Olympus Leather. She has judged numerous leather contests in the United States and Canada, including the Mr. Los Angeles Leather Contest in 2006 and Mr. Palm Springs Leather in 2009. She has served as secretary of the Los Angeles Leather Coalition for three years.

Though she's deemed an expert with a whip, Mistress Cyan is best known for her fundraising and charity work. The Los Angeles Leather Community has recognized Mistress Cyan as Fundraiser of the Year in 2006 and 2009, and Mentor of the Year in 2007. She was named as an Honoree by the City of West Hollywood and LA Pride in 2007. She has received a number of international awards, including two International Pantheon of Leather Awards. In addition to receiving the Community Choice Woman of the Year Award in 2006, she is the current Pantheon of Leather Woman of the Year.

 The Lair sponsorships and exhibit space is going quickly! To get involved, please contact Mistress Cyan at [email protected].

One of the largest adult trade shows in the world, The 2016 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE) will bring together an exciting and unique experience for everyone within the adult entertainment industry, and for those who desire to learn more and meet the biggest names in adult entertainment. The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo gives people inside the industry, as well as fans, the opportunity to see the latest trends, new additions, and hottest men and women in the world, under one roof at the illustrious Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. The AVN Expo boasts more than 500 adult stars who will be in attendance, more than 150 exhibitors showcasing their products and services, 15 unique parties, numerous networking events for industry to have quality face time together, a plethora of educational programs designed to teach people getting into the industry what it takes to grow and succeed.


The Show Dates are as follows: 

AVN Novelty Expo: Jan. 20-22 

AVN Adult Entertainment Expo:  Jan. 20-23  

AVN Awards Show: Jan. 23  


Called “the CES of sex toys” by Wired Magazine, The AVN Novelty Expo (ANE) will once again take over the Paradise Tower, and will be restricted to trade attendees. ANE’s continued growth and success gives opportunities to businesses to expand their relationships, learn new trends, and meet all of the important people and companies that encompass the sex toy and novelty industry. More companies will feature there products, and ANE will hold workshops, seminars and industry events for everyone in the novelty sector.

All attendees may book hotel rooms at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (rates start as low as $129 dollars per night) here:;avna16c;?&sc_cid=avna16c.

Adult film stars, webcam girls and adult models have the unique opportunity to network and do business with clients as well as meet and take photos with the fans and sign at this one-of-a-kind show, which incorporates the Adult Novelty Expo (ANE) and the AVN Awards Show into the four-day event.

Of the stars who appeared at AEE, some of the top names included Jessica Drake, Asa Akira, Joanna Angel, Bonnie Rotten, Skin Diamond, James Deen, Jessie Andrews, Anikka Albrite, Dana DeArmond, Veruca James, Maddy O’Reilly, Marica Hase, Joslyn James, Dakota Skye, Samantha Saint, Lisa Daniels, Tori Black, Layla Price, Alana Luv, London Keyes, Dana Vespoli, Alexis Texas, Aiden Starr, Penny Pax, Chanel Preston, Kimberly Kane, Dani Daniels and many, many more.

The four-day AEE 2016 trade seminar schedule will address a spectrum of relevant subjects, each with a panel of speakers hand-picked because of their expertise or passion for the topic at hand.  AVN Media Network will once again hold its fan seminar program which will touch on a variety of topics, including interviews with Best New Starlet nominees for the 2016 AVN Awards, a Q&A session with top male talent and more.

The 2016 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo sets the stage for the 33rd annual AVN Awards Show, which will be held Saturday, January 23, 2016 at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. The annual AVN Awards Show is the premier gala of adult video and recognizes titles, individuals, and companies for contributions to and excellence in the industry. Please note that a separate ticket is required for admission to the AVN Awards Show.

To secure exhibit space or for sales info, contact AVN at (818) 718-5788 or [email protected]

All facts and information about the largest adult entertainment expo in the world can be found at