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The 13th Annual UKAP Awards 2018

The 13th Annual UKAP Awards takes place at Pulse in Londons Blackfriars Bridge are on Friday October 5th. Why is it more than just about awards?

Published Sun 23rd Sep 2018
By itsAdult / General News

The 13th Annual UKAP Awards 2018

 


From its inaugural launch in 2005 at the Hammersmith Palais to the Troxy, in East London, to the Battersea Barge and the make shift events in closed pubs in the financial district of Central London on a Saturday night, to Proud Cabaret in Tower Hill, and The Loft in North West London, the UKAP Awards has constantly kept the event fresh with interesting venues and this years event at Pulse is no exception.

"It feels more like a rave than an awards ceremony" said the manager.

"Thats because its a celebration of the adult industry" says UKAPs chairman Terry Stephens who feels the adult industry needs to reclaim its status as a community for the adult industries rising stars and independent producers

This year marks the 13th annual event for the UK Adult Producers Association which has given many of the UKs rising talents their first awards who would have been overlooked by other awards who celebrated their own talents. UKAPs diverse membership allowed the association to use their reach to the wider business and seek out new talent to raise profiles believing a star system is the way forward for business.

"You dont even have to like UKAP to win an award" Take a look at their awards history of videos online and you will see first time award winners unprepared, shocked and speechless by their award wins.

"If anyone does their homework objectively they might reach the same conclusions if they base their decisions on  each contestants achievement that year" says Terry

"Its not about who is the best but what they have achieved that year that sets them apart" The association promotes the adult business as a community that works together while working for itself as individuals. The benefits of that mean we can self regulate more effectively, improve safety and health standards to promote a business that is a solid base to work from"

The UKAP awards is more than just about its awards. Its the most attended event of its kind to meet similar people in the business for networking  and paid work with producers and services with opportunities in the media. There has been increased interest with the TV and motion picture industry where extras appearing nude in shows like Game Of Thrones recruiting performers in the adult industry because performers are outside the scope of union regulations where on screen nudity is involved and are paid more for doing so

The UKAP awards is organised and subsidised by UKAP and sponsored by a variety of adult industry producers and services The event is free to those working in the adult industry and while it is exclusively a B2B event it has invited fans  via its involvement with ItsAdult.com for a special promotion with fans who pay for their porn to attend with the provision that  contestants within the awards put them forward for an invitation

The guest list will close a week before the event to ensure all applicants are processed for the guest list. If you are in the adult business and have not applied yet then you have until next Friday 28th September to apply.
This years event is hosted by Michelle Thorne and Ryan Ryder with acts from The Rock  & Pole Show, comedy from Russell Hall and live music from Everafter. 

Visit the UKAP Awards site www.ukapawards.com Apply for guest list HERE

 

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