ENCINO, CA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2009) - Sasha Grey, the breakthrough star of director Steven Soderbergh's "The Girlfriend Experience," will present the keynote address at the 2010 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo (AEE). Grey's speech will occur on January 8 at 1:30 pm at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Sasha Grey is one of the most thoughtful, intelligent, and original voices in adult entertainment today," noted show spokesperson Sean Devlin. "We are thrilled that she is going to share with our attendees her thoughts about the adult entertainment industry, her artistic and sexual aesthetic, women and the industry, and breaking through to mainstream celebrity."

"I am very excited to be asked to give the keynote speech at the 2010 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo," noted Sasha Grey. "This has been an incredibly exciting year and one in which many things have changed for me and for our industry at large. In this tough economy it is of even greater importance to show appreciation for the fans and supporters who make it possible for us to continue to do what we love. I am proud to be part of AEE and to continue to work hard and provide my voice to an industry that I believe in."

Sasha Grey has made a strong impact on the adult industry and has won four AVN awards, including the prestigious Female Performer of the Year award. She was also featured as part of the art work for The Smashing Pumpkins' album "Zeitgeist" and included in Rolling Stone Magazine 'Hot List.'

AEE is the largest event of its kind and showcases the most comprehensive collection of adult talent, exhibitors, and products, which attracts buyers and fans from around the world. The Expo will be held January 7-10 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.

To register or for more information about the Expo, including a list of exhibitors and events, please refer to AdultEntertainmentExpo.com.

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