Shibari Tapped for Adult Track at Mensa Gathering

Jun 29, 2016 1:01 PM PST

SAN DIEGO — The high IQ society Mensa has tapped Kelly Shibari to coordinate the inaugural adult industry track for this year's annual Mensa gathering. Shibari, CEO of, will be moderating two panels on Saturday at the Town and Country Resort and Convention Center in San Diego.

"I'm so honored to be asked to coordinate the adult industry track for this year's annual gathering," Shibari said. "Bringing the industry to such a highly esteemed group of people, who are just as curious about the world and its many different and interesting facets as I am, should make the two panels lively and fun for all who attend."

The panels that Shibari will be moderating on Saturday are "Porn Performers and Parenting" and "State of the Adult Entertainment Industry." While the "Porn Performers and Parenting" panel will feature Jeanne Silver and her daughter and Howie Gordon and his daughter, the "State of the Adult Entertainment Industry" panel will feature Aiden Starr, Ela Darling, Mark Kernes and XBIZ President and Publisher Alec Helmy.

"Our members are constantly seeking knowledge about every topic, no matter how diverse or niche," said 2016 Annual Gathering Chair LaRae Bakerink. "Our speakers' committee believes Kelly is a great source of information regarding the topic of the adult entertainment industry, and are thrilled to have her coordinate this track for us."

Attendance for the adult industry track is limited to Mensa members who are 18 and older; IDs will be required. To view all session descriptions, visit this link.

A tradition since 1963, Mensa's annual gathering has grown from a two-day meet-and-greet at the New York Belmont to a sprawling and diverse collection of programs, talks, games and entertainment. American Mensa has more than 57,000 members and is the largest Mensa division in the world, operating under the auspices of Mensa International.

Shibari has parlayed her experience and extensive network in the adult industry into the public relations and social media marketing firm

For more information on Mensa's annual gathering, visit this link.

For more information on Shibari, follow her on Twitter

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