A Luxury Bazaar for the Senses
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2009
GBK (gbkproductions.com), the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, will honor the 2009 Emmy Award Nominees and Presenters with its Annual GBK Emmy Gift Lounge - "A Luxury Bazaar for the Senses" on September 18 & 19, 2009 at a private estate in Beverly Hills from 11:00 am - 6:00pm. GBK, the recipient of BizBash's Award for Emmy's "Best Gift Bag," will offer its exclusive list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and Media an opportunity to enjoy a luxurious Moroccan-inspired environment. Featuring GBK's "Best of" in cuisine, spirits, 5 star vacations, lifestyle products and luxury goods, the 2009 Emmy Nominees and Presenters will walk away with more than $30,000 in gifted luxury. With 6 special performances from Koffee House featured artists as well as DJ SHY (myspace.com/djshy) spinning the tracks, this is an event not to miss. Come for the gifts, stay for the lush displays of food and drinks from around the world; a true luxury bazaar for the senses!
2009 Emmy Award Nominees & Presenters will receive goods & services including:
ROAR CLOTHING, in addition to their billboard campaign opportunity, will be on site to gift their "Fresh Casual" shirts and products which exude confidence and individuality. Co-sponsor, EMERGING MAGAZINE, will be gifting an assortment of products and opportunities including: a chance to go to NASCAR and drive around the track at 200 MPH, an assortment of products from Project Runway's Gordana Gehlhausen, "The Dazer Laser", and diamond encrusted iPod ear buds; INDULGENTESCAPES.COM, The finest in luxury travel, select celebrities will receive a luxury vacation of their choice to one of their many top resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean. SIX SENSES DESTINATION SPA IN THAILAND: A five night stay + meals + spa services in a choice of 2 five star spas in Thailand (Over $10,000 value); MUSCLE FLEX, a leading edge fitness, health and lifestyle company gifting garments from their Vata Brasil Sports and Active wear line as well as a Buddy Tablet Caddy; ACAISODA.com, gifting a year of Acai Soda - a soda providing energy, stress relief and inch loss; THE ONE TOUCH SOLUTION, a cutting edge A/V software program that with one finger you are able to program parental controls, audio, visual, A/C, heat, lights and security; NOURISH, a woman-owned company that provides health and convenience products to children and their families will be gifting an exclusive Emmy Nourish Gift Box with various baby products; MOCKS, protective and designer socks for cell phones, digital cameras and ipods.
On the fashion front, the lounge will feature RANDY JACKSON EYEWEAR, gifting a cool pair of optical-quality shades or eyeglass frame from the "Dawg" himself, Randy Jackson; ZEN JEWELZ by: jen m. on site to give a mini energy consultation with the designer followed by a gift of spiritual gemstone jewelry that will connect them to their higher self; HUNTER FASHION CLIPS, handmade hair clips designed by child entrepreneur Hunter Stevens with proceeds that benefit organizations promoting the physical, mental and spiritual development of girls; OKOBOS, a unique footwear company gifting shoes designed to be a messenger of hope and a vehicle for change (as proceeds from each product benefits their child-focused philanthropic organization); AUDRA & DALILAH, gifting jewelry with a blend of handcrafted South American artisanship and contemporary design; THREE, gifting fashionable and functional accessories and bags for women and girls as well as their "Big Wave" professional gear for men.
On the beauty front, invited guests will also be pampered with on-site beauty treatments and beauty products from RN FACTOR, medicinal skin care products combining the best of nature and science as well as mini facials on site; REVITALASH, Gifting eyelash conditioner that lengthens and thickens eye lashes, as well as their new hair product called Hair by RevitaLash, a conditioner that gives you thicker and fuller hair ($150 value each); CENTER FOR ADVANCED MEDICINE, gifting Trans D Tropin - the only natural product rubbed on your forearms that promises to be a "fountain of youth" used by over 1800 Doctors over the last 12 years; Lalo Fitness, gifting training sessions; VIVIER PHARMA, gifting daily moisturizing shield which protects you from the sun and premature aging as well as their C E Kinerol which is a medical grade serum that brings damaged skin back into balance. IT&LY HAIRFASHION, made in Milan Italy, will be gifting their Purity Design Styling Line with rich and luxurious phyto-derived antioxidants and uv inhibitors that hydrate and protect the hair.
BAZAAR FOR THE SENSES will be featuring sampling of some of GBK's top picks in cuisine and spirits including:
SPIRITS - Chosen for Best Tequila, AsomBroso (also the chosen tequila for the 2009 Emmy Awards); Most unique vodka Devotion Vodka; WINES: Verite Wines (Best Meritage), Shafer Wines (Best Cabernet), Etude Wines (Best Californian Pinot Noir), Roco Wines (Best Oregon Pinot Noir), Talbott Vineyards (Best Chardonnay), Pahlmeyer (Best Merlot), Illumination (Best Sauvignon)
FOOD - Chosen for Best Japanese Cuisine, MVSEVM by Brian Ogawa (formerly of Katsuya by Stark and Katana) specializes in fusing five essential senses (sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste) and aims to bridge creativity by supporting homegrown artists, giving them a unique platform to showcase their work. Chosen for Best Gourmet Bites, Garden of Eating Catering & Events will be serving a selection of gourmet hot or cold bites and sweet treats. Chosen for Best Chocolate, CHARLES CHOCOLATES will be gifting boxes of their gourmet artisan chocolates and providing delicious samples. Best Street Taco goes to CalbiBBQ, a new more modern version of the classic Mexican taco truck fused with authentic Korean BBQ. Chosen for Best Cake, the infamous HANSEN CAKES will be serving samples and displaying one of their trademark elaborate display cakes fitted to the theme. Best Frozen Yogurt goes to Cefiore, who will be sampling their leading all natural, non-fat frozen yogurt with an assortment of toppings and gifting certificates for frozen yogurt. Chosen for Best American Cuisine, JOHNNY ROCKETS will be on site to promote their American-favorite restaurant group and serve samples of their delicious shakes.
SPECIALTY DRINKS - Best Luxury Tea goes to FULLY LOADED TEA, a tea company that takes exotic berries full of vitamins and antioxidants and blends them with premium whole leaf green, black and white teas. A selection of teas will be displayed and available for tasting. EVO takes the Best Energy Drink category, and plenty of their "positive energy" drinks (full of real, healthy ingredients) will be on hand. Finally, Drench USA takes the water category with a splash.
And lastly, to honor its continued commitment to charitable giving, the following charities will be present to represent their mission: DONATE LIFE - A national campaign to inspire Americans to donate life by signing up on their state registry as an eye, organ and tissue donor (onelegacy.org); WHITE KNOT for Equality -White Knot for Equality is a non-profit organization formed after the passage of Prop 8 in California to educate and inform the public on the issue of Marriage Equality, engage people in the conversations necessary to change hearts and minds, and visibly show the true support Marriage Equality has (whiteknot.org); FEED THE CHILDREN - Provides food, water, medical care and hope to children worldwide (feedthechildren.org); SOMALY MAM FOUNDATION - Somaly Mam Foundation is giving celebrities an opportunity to get involved in ending human trafficking and inviting them to attend the second annual SMF benefit in Beverly Hills, a Night of Hopes and Dreams on Sept. 29 (somaly.org).
GBK, formerly GBK Productions, is a luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company, specializing in entertainment marketing integration. Formed in 2000 by Gavin B. Keilly, the company's Founder and CEO, GBK consists of five divisions: GBK Celebrity Gifting Lounges, GBK Events, GBK Weddings, GBK Charitable Consulting and GBK Marketing/PR. Widely known in the entertainment industry for bringing that little extra something into the Gifting Lounge environment, GBK offers its clients a full range of marketing services. For more information on Gavin B. Keilly (CEO), Carla Domen (VP) or GBK, please go to gbkproductions.com.
For More Information on DONATE LIFE, go to onelegacy.org
For More Information on FEED THE CHILDREN, go to feedthechildren.org
For More Information on WHITE KNOT, go to whiteknot.org
For More Information on SOMALY MAM FOUNDATION, go to somaly.org