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BERLIN — XBIZ Retreat Berlin wrapped its second annual edition last week with participants praising the event’s unrivaled formula for mixing business with pleasure, while talking about all things related to international success.

Sponsored by Satisfyer for the second time in a row, XBIZ Retreat Berlin kicked off with a cocktail reception at the Martim Hotel Berlin’s Le Bar, where attendees arrived to meet up and were greeted with an open bar and a selection of appetizers showing off the local cuisine.

Sex-Toy Shopping Worldwide

XBIZ Retreat is the perfect event to be introduced to adult retail trends in unfamiliar territories around the world. Buyers from around the world had the opportunity to learn about how retail stores are progressing globally.

Satisfying Demand

Satisfyer has become widely recognized as a company that will spare no expense to reach the maximum consumers around the world. The company has been the first and so far only presenting sponsor of XBIZ Retreat.

“Satisfyer is known as a company that wants to see its name everywhere,” said Annika Traumann, a Satisfyer sales exec. “It’s the secret to our success, we have a quality product and we take marketing seriously. You need the advertising; you need all the trade show branding.”

Comparing it to a flower that needs water and sunlight to grow, Satisfyer’s Irina Kramer says that the company is nourishing people’s acceptance of pleasure products worldwide.

Trump’s China Tariffs Have Arrived

XBIZ Retreat also provides attendees a platform for discussing today’s challenges to the global marketplace. The U.S. marketplace is one that’s on every global manufacturer’s radar. With China being the source of many pleasure products that enter the U.S., President Donald Trump’s recent expansion of the goods that are subject to import taxes will affect the industry.

Trending Toys Around the World

XBIZ Retreat buyers opened up about what are the hottest sellers in their region, explaining how varying tastes are worldwide.

Up-And-Coming Regions

XBIZ Retreat Berlin connects manufacturers to buyers from around the world to share their knowledge of emerging global regions and their aspirations for reaching those that are untapped.