Daring Media Named Best Label at Venus Berlin

BERLIN - Barcelona-based Daring Media Group took the award for Best Label 2008 at the Erotic eLine Gala held this weekend at the Venus Berlin adult trade show.

Daring Media is the video production arm of the publicly traded European retail chain Beate Uhse. Known for stylish, big-budget adult features such as Antonio Adamo's Roma, the studio's video releases are distributed in the U.S. by IVD.

The award for Daring was one of several for Beate Uhse at this year's show. Retired exec Gerard Cok was honored with the Award for Outstanding Services to the Industry, while Scala, the company's wholesale division, won Company of the Year - Toys and Consumables. The Beate Uhse novelty brand ToyJoy was named Best Toy Label.

"Venus has been marvelous this year and I’d like to thank everyone from the industry, fans and everyone else who has made it such a success,” said Marten Kull, Daring Media Group sales and marketing director. “We are delighted to be awarded Best Label and I would especially like to congratulate Gerard Cok on his award, which recognizes his unique contribution in making Beate Uhse one of the world’s most profitable publicly traded adult entertainment groups."

This month's Daring Media releases from IVD include Twisted Minds and Magic Knickers. For more information and sales, visit IVD1.com.