Fetish Con moving from Tampa to St. Petersburg

Ivy Palmer and Samii Manning of Miami laugh with Bernie BondageBunny during Fetish Con at the Hilton in Tampa in 2013.
EVE EDELHEIT | Times (2013)
Ivy Palmer and Samii Manning of Miami laugh with Bernie BondageBunny during Fetish Con at the Hilton in Tampa in 2013.
Fetish Con has quietly ended its 10-year relationship with Tampa, moving its annual bondage and adult entertainment convention/trade show to St. Petersburg.

The reason remains a mystery because the Hilton Tampa Downtown, which hosted the convention for several years, the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, which will be the convention's new home come August, and Fetish Con have declined to explain.
The only insight offered comes from a Dec. 27 post on the Fetish Con Facebook page: "After nine (9) years in downtown Tampa, we felt that with the new management at the hotel came a new mind-set, one which did not work with our vision for the future of Fetish Con. So with that being said, we are moving!"
When asked about what those differences might be, Fetish Con founder Genesis Lynn responded, "No comment at this time," citing legal advice.
Tampa's tourism arm, Visit Tampa Bay, was never directly involved with Fetish Con and had no involvement in the decision to move, according to Kevin Wiatrowski, regional media relations coordinator for the agency.
"We're sorry to see them leave downtown after so many years, but we're glad they've decided to stay in the Tampa Bay area. We wish them luck in their new location," he wrote in an email.
Fetish Con moved from New York to Tampa in its fourth year, and in 2006 found a home in the downtown Tampa hotel, then called the Hyatt Regency Tampa, offering a trade show featuring fetish models, erotica authors, adult film directors, sex toy vendors and workshops with titles like "Wax Play: Hot Fun for Everyone" and "Pain is for Pleasure, Not for Injury."
Organizers aimed to stay ahead of the curve by offering demonstrations in an array of fetishes, including bondage and mummification.
At its peak, it drew more than 5,000 conventiongoers over the course of a weekend. Downtown Tampa residents didn't bat an eyelash to see men in French maid uniforms, leather masks, women in latex dresses or conventioneers carrying whips and balloons.
The convention always had strict decency guidelines, which forbade nudity in common areas and encouraged inspired attendees to keep the sexual activity in their rooms. Detailed rules booklets were distributed at registration and check-in.
In 2013, the Hyatt Regency became a Hilton, and Fetish Con remained an August fixture. With no one commenting on the reason for the move, it's hard to know what caused the rift between the Hilton Tampa Downtown and Fetish Con.
The convention's new venue, the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, advertises a brand new pool for the convention's famed late-night pool parties. This year's event will be Aug. 13-16 with all-access passes available for $50 until March 31, when prices increase.
St. Petersburg can brace itself for appearances by the con's new official furry mascot, Bernie BondageBunny, a tall person in a pink and white bunny suit outfitted in S&M gear; former Hugh Hefner girlfriend and E! Girl Next Door Stacy Burke; dominatrix and BDSM educator Alexandra Snow; and a host of popular fetish models and porn actors.
In that Dec. 27 Facebook post, Fetish Con officials seemed confident the new home would be as unflinching as the old one: "We are very happy with the new home of Fetish Con and we know you will be too! We look forward to seeing you all at the 15th Annual Fetish Con Trade Show!"
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Fetish Con™ Announces 2014 Guests of Honor


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Annual Fetish Trade Show Celebrating 14 Years to Showcase
Six Industry Icons of the Fetish & Adult Community!

June 17, 2014 – TAMPA, FL – Fetish Con™ officially announces its Guests of Honor for its 14th annual fetish industry and community trade show. Proudly sponsored by Clips4Sale, the largest networking event for the fetish industry and community on the East Coast will occurAugust 7th – 10th this year.

“As the event draws closer, the excitement continues to build,” says Event Promoter Genesis Lynn. “Every year, we strive to bring the sexiest Guests of Honor to the show, and this year is no exception. We have some incredibly talented and beautiful ladies as our Guests of Honor this year. These six women have made their mark both on the big screen and small as well as across the pages of Playboy™, Penthouse™ and Hustler™. Our Guests of Honor are award-winning performers from all across the adult and fetish spectrum. We can’t wait for August, and look forward to having everyone enjoy this year’s show.”

Fetish Con’s™ first-ever Guest of Honor and the original owner of the Fetish Con™ domain name, Stacy Burke, will be returning to the show again as the Official Spokesmodel. “Fetish Con™ is one big party to get together, do shoots, sell our merchandise, meet fans, give the starting-out producer a chance at shooting new models, give new models a chance to book a lot of shoots – and just all get together as one big Fetish Family, and have one heck of a blast doing it!” Stacy continues, “Fetish Con™ is my heart & soul, and I give many thanks to theFetish Con™ staff and to all that attend – they are truly my Dream Makers!!”

In addition to Spokesmodel Stacy Burke, Fetish Con™ is happy to announce five additional fetish and adult industry icons as Guests of Honor – Angela Sommers, Danielle Trixie, Nyxon, Kelly Shibari, and Gia Nova.

“Fetish Con™ is the best Adult convention running!” says Penthouse Pet and bondage / cosplay aficionado Angela Sommers. “Not only do we get to meet with our fans in person and perform for them live, we get a chance to meet new fetish models and companies from around the country, and around the world, that we might have never had gotten the chance to network with. To top it all off, all us kinky models get a chance to let loose after all the hard work we put into filming for our fans all year, and party it up with each other! Coming from mainstream ‘vanilla’ porn, and being liberated into the fetish word, I can say wholeheartedly it is a close knit, passionate, down to earth, and totally fun group of people I have had the honor of being invited into their Fetish family! Fetish Con™ is where it’s at!”

Penthouse, Playboy, and Hustler model Danielle Trixie of Harold and Kumar 2 fame says, “Fetish Con™ is always a different experience each year! I love coming to Fetish Con™ and getting a great group of fetish models, producers and lifestyles together for one amazing weekend together!” Often featured in magazines and album covers herself, the raven-haired bondage temptress Nyxon agreed, saying, “I am so excited about being a Guest of Honor at this year’s Fetish Con™! I’m really looking forward to seeing everyone, especially my fans!”

“I’m beyond thrilled to have been asked to be Guest of Honor at this year’s Fetish Con™,” says Penthouse Forum’s first-ever plus size cover girl Kelly Shibari. “Last year was my first year there, and I’m looking forward to returning and attending the many events, classes, and parties – and of course meeting everyone there!” Burlesque queen and fetish vixen Gia Nova added, “I am so extremely appreciative to be a Guest of Honor at Fetish Con™ this year! It’s completely surreal to have come full circle, since I started as a fetish performer in my late teens before my exotic dance career!”

With classes, private dungeon / play space, live fetish shows, art galleryafter-hour parties and the pervy pool party that never stops, Fetish Con™ has grown to an internationally recognized and hugely anticipated event within the fetish industry and community. Blowing the doors off the party scene in Tampa every year since 2004, when the event moved to sunny Florida from New York, the event brings thousands of fetish performers, production companies and kinksters together for an unforgettable four-day weekend.

The long successful history of Fetish Con™, combined with the luxurious venue, brought in over 7500 attendees last year, with over 200 models and 60 vendors on hand to meet with fans and consumers. Preregistration is still open to purchase the exclusive All Access Passes that are only available before the show! Visit http://fetishcon.com/registration_tickets.php.

Fetish Con™ is also still accepting registration for sponsors and print advertisers:

·      For sponsorship opportunities, visit http://fetishcon.com/registration_sponsor.php
·      For print advertising opportunities in the Fetish Con™ program book, visit http://fetishcon.com/registration_advertise.php
·      For giveaway inclusion in the Fetish Con™ show bag for at-show advertising purposes, visit http://fetishcon.com/registration_advertise.php

Additional information on parties, classes and events will be made available as the trade show draws near. To keep up-to-date with Fetish Con™ news, visit http://fetishcon.com, or follow the trade show on Twitter at https://twitter.com/FetishCon, on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/FetishCon, and on Tumblr at http://fetishcon.tumblr.com.

About Fetish Con™:
Fetish Con™ has steadily grown and expanded to be an internationally recognized and hugely anticipated event within the fetish industry and community. At Fetish Con™ you can meet hundreds of top bondage, fetish and adult models from around the world, check out the kinky exhibitors offering clothing, latex, corsets, shoes, rope, toys and more. There are lectures, workshops, and demonstrations to attend, as well as an erotic art show. Dare to play in the private dungeon space or get wild at the exclusive endless Pervy Pool Party (www.pervypoolparty.com) or the legendary after parties every night! Fetish Con™ is an event that blows the doors off the party scene in Tampa every year! For more information, visit http://fetishcon.com.

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Last October, Bizarre magazine hailed the original film as a “seminal Brit flick”, so if you are interested to finance either development of the film (scripting, casting, etc) please get in touch.

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At this time, the producers wish to hear from those interested in subscribing to a minimum level of £5,000 of shares for development. Our target levels are to raise £25,000 for development and, later on,  £1,500,000 for production.

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Our theme for this issue is strong submissive women - why should men have all the fun!

There are lovely illustrations of submissive women by Sardax and femsub art by Michelle Mildenhall and Michael Manning.

We feature and extract from 'Thrill Seeker' - the novel of female submissions that's so very much better than Fifty Shades! There's a fascinating interview with the author, Kristina Lloyd.

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The Chardmore Society is a new, semi-private club for submissive women and their doms.  We're going to have our second Sunday afternoon party on 18th May, from 3 pm to 8pm. (The first one was a lot of fun...)

The venue is just outside London, near Heathrow. If you are coming from a distance, there's a Premier Inn very nearby. Our aim is to have 30 or so people, making a decent gathering - but not too crowded. Single sub women are welcome, but no single men - sorry guys.

Entry is only £15 per person, all prepaid - no admission on the door. We want to keep it a friendly and exclusive group of femsub people. If you want to drink alcohol, feel free to bring your own. Soft drinks are on sale at the bar.
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Deviance in Birmingham
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My friends Terry & Paul organised Skin Two Midlands last year and I'll be at their Deviance party in Birmingham on the 2nd of May.
They have a great venue with 3 spaces, to watch live acts, socialise and play. Tickets are only £17 from here  The dungeon is provided by Nemesis, who always do a super job at Skin Two North.
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The Chardmore Society is having a small party at an old vicarage (!) in South London on Thursday 22nd May, see the website here

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In keeping with other Chardmore Society parties, this will be a small and selective affair, all pre-booked, so we know who's coming. No random strangers admitted on the door.

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Thanks for reading this and thanks also for your support. If you have any questions, please email me and I will do my best to help.

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