GBK topped themselves again. GBK is always the best gift suite we attend.
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2008
GBK Productions hosted its annual Emmy Award gifting suite on September 18th and 19th, celebrating this year's Emmy nominees and presenters. The Celebrities were not the only ones to be gifted. Global Green, Jump Start and Save the Tata's also received a gift bag totaling over $35,000 and received 20% of GBK Profits. Everyone was certainly impressed with this suite that took place at the newly renovated Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood. A producer from the AP Press said, "GBK topped themselves again. GBK is always the best gift suite we attend." One lucky celebrity also walked away with a $40,000 custom made pool table for their charity of choice, from Mars-made.
When Gavin Keilly, founder of both GBK Productions and the Official Celebrity Gift Bags LLC, launched his companies, he set out to make a difference in the world and to help as many charities as possible, and he certainly did that with this event. Save the Tata's, a newly founded foundation, in particular was able to convince over 40 of the celebrities in attendance to help their fight, just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
As the celebrities entered the Mondrian, they had the experience of seeing and test driving Hybrid Technologies' fantastic new electric BMW. They also received a fantastic offer off the purchase of their own hybrid, so they can do their part to live in a more eco-friendly world.
Celebrities who attended the suite received GBK's exclusive gift bag filled with the newest tech gadgets, health procedures, elite fashion accessories, and spa products on the market including: beauty products from Beauty Contact & Cadillac Fragrance, Revitalash, Metropolis Flat Irons, 3Lab Skincare, and amazing soaps from Hollywood Skin Factory.
Many of the celebrities including James Pickens Jr. enjoyed the Kids room, which had toys from Leap Frog Enterprise, dolls from Jakks Specific, Teddy Bears from Jumpstart, and Wake up was on hand passing out their fantastic book collection...
Other Gifts included fabulous getaway weekends to the prestigious Waldorf - Astoria Collection, Dakota Mountain Lodge in Park City, the most fashionable purses and belts from Roughroses, the coolest jeans from Laguna Beach Jeans, free Lasik eye surgery from Gary Kawesch, Trapeze lessons from Trapeze New York, Booseh's elegant t-shirts, Custom pool tables from Mars-Made, and much, much more!
A huge hit was the health and wellness room. 82 year-old Cloris Leachman absolutely loved getting on the Muscle FLEX™ and The Burn Machine home training equipment. Neal Patrick Harris was excited to see You Bar there, as he was already ordering his personalized energy bars from them. Kevin Sorbo said the EGO Energy Drink is great and he wanted to see about getting it out to his celebrity golf tournament. Lastly, many of the celebs, including Tim Daly, were very impressed with Dr. Buttar and what he is doing to make a difference in the medical community.
The Nominees and Presenters of EMMY's also received a $5,000 Watch from Giantto, one of the most uniquely cut Diamond pieces of Jewelry from the Japan based jeweler 'O.E.', a $500 gift Certificates from Rock our World providing amethyst crystals, and various other luxury items.
As always, there was an ECO component to this suite. Envirosax provided the eco-friendly bags for the celebs to walk around with. For the celebs who have a baby in their life, Beco Baby Carrier gave away some the most fashion baby ergonomic baby carriers ever. Love Bottle made drinking a beverage a whole new experience with their eco-friendly glass bottles. M.Carlesimo was on hand with their great smelling soy candles. Woody Industries displayed their luxury home units, Eureka Envirovac was a huge hit too with their eco-friendly vacuums to help keep the celebrities home clean, and finally everyone loved Derrich J's Fantastic eco-friendly jewelry!
In the Lounge, there was an opportunity to grab a beverage from Fully Loaded Tea. Aqua Mantra and EGO Energy. A huge hit was the Gold Plated Faberge Egg with a carafe inside, filled to the brim with premium grain Imperial Collection vodka and shot glasses. Keurig also served coffee and gave the celebs their machines to take home with them. The Hand Analysis told the celebs what their true calling was, and Essential Chocolates had an array of spectacular desserts that everyone, including the press, loved.
Randy Jackson had a great time in the 'Dog' room, as he got hooked up by Dog is Good, Got Grub, and House of Dog.
In addition to GBK's coveted gift selection, all guests were privy to a variety of on-site spa treatments. Emmy winner Jean Smart certainly took advantage of some of the treatments and loved them. Some of the treatments in the suite included: Body Beautiful's "Universal Contour Wrap" experience, hair cuts and blow dry's from renowned hair artist Patrick Theohar of 9022 Salon, hydrafacial or eyelash extensions from Bella Beverly Hills, manicures by Superstar Nail Lacquer, on-site massages from the Massage Spot, Spray Tans from Sunset Tan & Infinity Sun and more.
GBK Productions (formerly GBK Events), founded in 2000 by Gavin B. Keilly, is an event productions company specializing in fundraising for major charitable organizations, celebrity events and upscale weddings. GBK Productions has helped non-profit clients raise millions of dollars and produces the most-sought after gift suites, including EXTRA's Oscar & Emmy Suites, Lounges for the Golden Globes, as well as various other award shows. GBK has been featured in People Magazine, US Weekly, InStyle, USA Today, Front Page of the New York Times and many others. Gavin is Pioneer if the 'Giving Back Suites' Headquartered in Hollywood, California; GBK Productions serves a variety of multinational charities and corporations throughout the world. For additional information about GBK Productions, please visit http://www.GBKProductions.com.
About the Charities:
Founded in 1993 by activist and philanthropist Diane Meyer Simon, Global Green is the American Arm of Green Cross International (GCI), which was created by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future by reconnecting humanity with the environment. Global Green USA is the only national environmental non-profit headquartered in Southern California with offices in New Orleans, Washington DC, and New York, and is one of 31 national GCI affiliates throughout the world.
Jumpstart is a national non-profit organization working toward the day every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. We do this through an extensive network ranging from our national board of directors, who oversee and govern our national operations, to our Corps members, who create caring, one-to-one relationships with preschoolers year after year.
Save the Tata's:
The Save the tatas Foundation exists for the advancement of cancer awareness, education and prevention, and to aid in the fight to find a cure. The Save the Tatas Foundation continues to support outstanding organizations that lead the way in the fight against cancer, such as The Revlon Run/Walk for Women and more.