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Annual ED's Adult Nightclub & Exotic Dancer Awards Show, presented by Capital Hero, to be held during 26th Annual EXPO at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas

Once again, ED Publications will celebrate the best of the best in the multi-billion-dollar adult nightclub industry with its 21st Annual Adult Nightclub & Exotic Dancer Awards Show — the ED's Awards — during the industry's annual, national gathering for the Gentlemen's Club EXPO. The 2018 ED's Awards Show, presented by Capital Hero, will be held at The Joint Theater inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Tuesday, August 21st, from 9-11 pm.

As has been the case for the past several years, the adult nightclubs, club staff and entertainers who appear on the Final ED's Awards Ballot will be determined in part by this "Pre-Nominations" Ballot. Industry professionals are encouraged to nominate those clubs, staff and entertainers who, they feel, are most deserving of award nomination, and tell us why they're so deserving of this honor. There are three ED's Awards categories:



The Final ED's Awards Ballot will launch on June 15th, after the second Overall Entertainer of the Year nominee is determined following the EDI East Contest.
The 2018 EDI Contest Event Information can be found HERE
The Final ED's Award Ballot will be live from June 15th through June 29th.


The Hilarious & Hot Jessimae Peluso to host the 2018 ED’s Awards Show!

It’s the night the entire multi-billion-dollar gentlemen’s club industry waits for, the night where their industry is honored with it's only national awards show.

The 2018 Adult Nightclub & Exotic Dancer Awards Show is Presented by Capital Hero and hosted by the Hilarious & Hot female comedian Jessimae Peluso.


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“She may be easy on the eyes, but that’s where the ‘gentle’ side of Jessimae Peluso ends,” says ED Publications’ Associate Publisher and ED’s Awards Show co-producer Dave Manack. “When we decided to bring a comedian back to host the Awards Show, we knew it had to be someone different than any host we’ve had before, and that’s exactly what Awards Show guests will witness with Jessimae!”

The ED’s Awards Show, presented by Capital Hero, honors the best-of-the-best in the adult nightclub and feature entertainer industries, with awards presented to clubs in both regional and national categories, including the prestigious Overall Gentlemen’s Club of the Year Award. The three ED’s “Overall Entertainer of the Year” nominees will perform during the show, while the winner of this award is revealed as the final award of the evening.  

More on Jessimae Peluso:
The LA-based comedian gained mass popularity as the outspoken cast member on MTV’s “Girl Code,” then went on to be featured on TBS’ “Deal With It,” NBC’s “Last Call With Carson Daly,” E!’s “Chelsea Lately” and Tru TV’s “Comedy Knockout.” Jessimae can be heard weekly on her Sharp Tongue podcast available on all major platforms, and she was featured in the New York Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy & Arts Festival, Women in Comedy Festival and Kevin Hart’s LOL Live Network. For More about Jessimae including videos and her social media VISIT HER WEBSITE.


The complete list of the 2018 ED Award categories:


Miss ExoticDancer.com of the Year (on a separate ballot)

Use this map to determine how we divided the clubs into regions.
Each region has two voting categories, one for large clubs and one for small clubs.
A small club is defined as a club under 5000 sq ft.

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