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ASACP Set for Virtual Edition of Latin America Adult Business Expo

LOS ANGELES (May 22, 2020) — The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) is pleased to announce its participation in the virtual edition of the Latin America Adult Business Expo (LALExpo), taking place May 25-29.

LALExpo is an In-Kind Media Sponsor of ASACP and is providing the association with a virtual booth at this breakthrough event, to be held at www.virtual.lalexpo.com.

The online nature of this edition of LALExpo enables more business to get done without any COVID quarantine and travel restrictions while maintaining a safe level of social distancing; and is a follow up to the recent real-world event held in February, at the Valle del Pacifico Convention Center in Cali, Colombia, which reportedly drew more than 3,800 attendees.

The definitive B2B show for Central and South America, LALExpo attracts a growing international and Latin American audience of business professionals, representing all aspects of the industry, including many models, cam studios, clip site operators, and more.

Anthony Rivera, an organizer of the event and co-founder of AJ Studios, said LALExpo provides a significant opportunity for ASACP to reach out to professionals operating in the Latin American and Spanish-speaking digital media markets.

“LALExpo promotes excellence and responsibility among the companies that are making a living and supporting their families and themselves through technology,” Rivera stated. “This technology is also allowing businesses to continue despite the unprecedented quarantine that many people face.”

As part of its efforts to protect children, LALExpo restricts attendance at its event, including the online version, exclusively to adult companies and talent.

ASACP Executive Director Tim Henning will participate in the inaugural virtual event.

“LALExpo promotes awareness of child safety and doing business at the highest levels of safe and responsible operation throughout Latin America and beyond,” Henning explained. “By going virtual, this edition of the event takes ‘safety’ to a new level and underscores the brand’s commitment to protecting people, regardless of their age.”

Henning said that this outreach is vital in LATAM where the live cam industry is a major driver of opportunity and prosperity for independent performers and companies of all sizes — and where both fans and the performers must be of legal age to participate.

“LALExpo’s continued support of the association sends a powerful message and is so necessary during these uncertain times,” Henning added. “Travel restrictions have hampered ASACP’s outreach, which includes face-to-face meetings with stakeholders around the world as part of our efforts; and as such, we welcome the opportunity to engage with the vital LATAM audience through this event.”

In addition to educating businesses about the mechanics and need for online child safety, ASACP uses industry events such as LALExpo to connect with prospective sponsors, while re-connecting with established sponsors, whose generous support funds initiatives such as its Child Exploitation Tipline, which has processed more than 1 million reports since its inception; and its multiple award-winning Restricted To Adults (RTA) meta labeling system that helps prevent a minor’s access to adult-oriented webpages and mobile apps. Its market-specific Best Practices and a universal Code of Ethics also help guide digital media companies in child-safe operation and are among ASACP’s notable achievements.

To learn how your company can make a difference in online child safety by sponsoring ASACP, email tim@asacp.org.

About ASACP

Founded in 1996, ASACP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to online child protection. ASACP is comprised of two separate corporate entities, the Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection and the ASACP Foundation. The Association of Sites Advocating Child Protection (ASACP) is a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization. ASACP manages a membership program that provides resources to companies to help them protect children online. The ASACP Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The ASACP Foundation battles child pornography through its Child Exploitation Tipline and helps parents prevent children from viewing age-restricted material online with its Restricted To Adults (RTA) website label (www.rtalabel.org). ASACP has invested 24 years in developing progressive programs to protect children, and its relationship in assisting the adult industry’s child protection efforts is unparalleled. For more information, visit www.asacp.org.

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