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jessica drake Earns A Seat on ‘State of the Industry’ Panel at XBIZ Show

The Wicked Girl, Feminist Activist, and Sex Educator Will Share her Insights with Fellow Visionaries on January 16

LOS ANGELES (January 8, 2019) – Adult superstar, sex educator, feminist activist, and exclusive Wicked Pictures contract performer jessica drake, has earned a seat alongside other adult industry visionaries and power brokers at the “State of the Industry: A Focus on the Future” panel discussion taking place during the XBIZ Show on Wednesday, January 16 at 4pm. Drake is the first performer to sit on a panel of this magnitude, forecasting the future of adult business.

The XBIZ Show, which runs from January 14-17 at the Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood, will gather scores of the adult industry’s top personalities and luminaries along with top executives from the biggest adult brands and top adult studios for the once-a-year event that includes product launches, seminars, workshops, networking opportunities and entertainment, along with the 2019 XBIZ Awards on January 17. For registration information, click here.

“I’m very proud to have the opportunity to be the first-ever performer to participate on this panel among some very accomplished individuals, each of whom have helped shape the adult industry,” drake said. “With many new developments and opportunities for companies and artists, the industry is quickly changing and presenting a new and exciting landscape none of us would have imagined a short time ago. I am looking forward to discussing what lies ahead!”

The “State of the Industry: A Focus on the Future” panel will be held at Studio 4 on the hotel’s second floor and will feature executive analysis of the most important issues facing the industry today and for the foreseeable future. Topics will range from mandatory age verification to the current state of new technologies, business practices and beyond, with the industry’s top visionaries revealing their projections for the year ahead.

Nominated Sexpert of the Year and Crossover Star of the Year at the 2019 XBIZ Awards, the Wicked Girl is known for her best-selling adult movies and popular live appearances at men’s clubs. She is also a frequent contributor to a variety of media outlets as well as being a highly sought-after sexual wellness speaker and educator who lectures at universities and leads seminars and workshops around the world. She is the writer, producer, and director of the video series “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex,” which has received critical acclaim from industry stalwarts AVN, XBIZ, and others, as well as mainstream outlets like The Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29 and many others.

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About the XBIZ Show:

The XBIZ Show is the biggest business trade show of the year, uniting over 1,500 players across all facets of the industry for boundless opportunities in the world capital of adult. Every year, the XBIZ Show features industry power players who share their insider insights in what it takes to run a successful adult business today. The show’s seminar series feature today’s top frontline operators to targeted workshops presented by the industry’s foremost thought leaders and name-brand service providers. The event features a number of networking opportunities, along with exciting mix and meet networking socials and special events where the accent is on entertainment and relaxation with a business focus. The XBIZ show includes the peer-nominated XBIZ Exec Awards which celebrates personal achievement across 10 career fields, recognizing outstanding leadership and success. The annual show is capped by the prestigious XBIZ Awards, honoring excellence and outstanding achievement in the adult industry across a variety of segments and disciplines. For more information, visit

About jessica drake:

An exclusive Wicked Pictures performer, writer, and director, as well as a global humanitarian and emerging sexual wellness authority, jessica drake’s brilliant career is illuminated by her prodigious talent and adult industry clout. A recipient of three coveted AVN Best Actress awards and AVN’s Mainstream Star of the Year honor, jessica has solidified her status as one of the industry’s most illustrious stars. However, it is her time invested in healing, working alongside, and educating the public of which she is most proud. In her self-directed, written, and produced “jessica drake’s Guide to Wicked Sex” series of instructional videos, jessica brings erotic topics to life through intimate demonstrations performed by some of today's top adult stars. Each edition addresses a different aspect of human sexuality, which is presented in the spirit of inclusion and explored with a distinct blend of knowledge, experience, and good humor. The series has earned recognition from AVN, XBIZ, and The Feminist Porn Awards, and is available on DVD, VOD and multiple streaming platforms.

A charismatic public speaker, the same demand for her modern sex education DVDs also takes jessica around the world - presenting seminars and workshops at expos, retail outlets, and colleges like USC, UCLA, and Chapman University – where she speaks to curious adults desiring to learn more about sex, romance, and communication. jessica also continues to be a paramount voice for sex workers across the world - she’s spoken at the Let Us Survive March, a rally for sex worker rights, and is a continuing sponsor of one of the first summits for sex workers, CatalystCon.

While jessica is certainly a performer at heart, her passion for sex education, advocacy, and inclusion are just as potent. “My passion comes from personal experience,” she states candidly, “from the idea we are all connected.”

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