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Pineapple Support To Sponsor The European Summit

Pineapple Support, the adult industry’s leading mental health non-profit, has been donated a sponsorship package by The European Summit for their next affiliate conference. The charity will be sponsoring various elements of the TES Affiliate Conferences in Cascais, Portugal from February 28th to 30th.

Attendees are encouraged to book a meeting at Pineapple Support’s private meeting space at the conference venue to discuss how the company they represent can help support the mental health and wellbeing of adult models and performers.

The sponsorship package donated by The European Summit also includes sponsorship of numerous events over the course of the two days. The following events are sponsored by Pineapple Support:

Friday 28th

15.30-18.00 Meet Market

23.00-05.00 Night Bar

Sat 29th

10.00-11.00 Coffee Reception

10.30-17.30 Candy Station

10.30 – 17.30 Cake Station

11-00-16.50 Pineapple Support Room

11.30-17.30 Thai Massage

17.00-17.30 Tapas Bar

23.00-05.00 Night Bar

Sun 30th

10.00-11.00 Coffee Reception

10.30-17.30 Candy Station

10.30 – 17.30 Cake Station

11-00-16.50 Pineapple Support Room

11.30-17.30 Thai Massage

17.00-19.00 Networking Drinks

17.00-17.30 Tapas Bar

22.30-03.00 Closing party and jam session

 

“As a leading affiliate conference, TES Affiliate Conferences is always inspired by quality initiatives,” says Walter Andreas, co-founder of TES Affiliate Conferences. “The work of Pineapple Support is outstanding and we are proud to support this initiative whenever possible.”

Pineapple Support was founded in 2018 by Leya Tanit after a string of losses in the adult industry from depression and other mental illnesses. The organisation, which is a registered 501(c)3 tax-deductible qualifying charity in the US and a registered charity in the UK, has so far connected nearly nine hundred adult performers with mental health services, including free and low-cost, therapy, counseling and emotional support.

“We’re incredibly thankful for the comprehensive sponsorship donated by The European Summit. The generosity and support of the whole TES team have allowed us to sponsor a wide variety of initiatives during the conference,” says Tanit. “The private meeting room provides the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle for anyone wanting to learn more about mental health and how your company can get involved.”

Those who want to speak with a member of the Pineapple Support team during the TES Affiliate Conference should email contact@pineapplesupport.org to arrange an appointment.

Three-day Whirlwind Through Prague Gets Performers One Step Closer

For those outside the adult industry, it’s important to point out that the executives working in this industry are by and large huge supporters of the talented people who consistently turn out the most amazing content for the massive worldwide audience of porn fans. The industry sustains itself with a circuit of business-focused tradeshows that include the one Pineapple recently attended in Prague.

“It was quite a whirlwind of activity,” explained Pineapple CEO Leya Tanit. “From a full slate of meetings each day with producers, directors and service providers, to the evening award shows and activities throughout the day I managed to meet with dozens of top quality companies and the amazing people who manage them at every level. Presenting the Pineapple mission is a passion of mine, and I can say that the enthusiasm and receptive remarks we got back in response to what we are doing was extraordinary.”

The industry is well aware that the mental, physical and social health of sex workers and performers is a vital part of what makes the industry function. Many of the execs we spoke with are former performers or are very close to a number of performers, which gives them an important amount of perspective on the urgent issues facing some of todays top starlets.

“As one company owner said to me, ‘we don’t make cars or widgets like other industries, we are the most intimately human sector and our interest in the health of our performers goes far beyond any financial or commercial limits. We want every consenting adult who participates in our films or watches them from home to know that each actor and actress are cared for to the full extent we can foster on their behalf.’ – and that sentiment was echoed by nearly everyone I spoke with during the Prague tradeshow, said Ms. Tanit.”

Pineapple will continue to remain very active throughout the year at a variety of shows inside and outside the adult industry, providing a presence and a voice for performers who often choose not to attend. If you would like more information about our upcoming schedule, to arrange meetings or wish to discuss issues you would like to see raised by our staff during future events please contact us today. We look forward to hearing from you and working with you to ensure the highest degree of safety, security and respect for everyone who works in the adult marketplace whether they have their clothes on or off while doing so.