Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2010
GBK (gbkproductions.com) - the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, along with Healthytrim.com - the Leading Edge developer and marketer of nutritional supplements, will honor the 2010 Academy Awards Nominees and Presenters with its Annual Luxury Gift Lounge on March 5th and 6th 2010 at the newly opened W Hollywood from 11:00 am - 6:00pm on Friday and 12:00pm - 9:00pm on Saturday. Featuring Baby Lounge, Celebrity Poker Invitational; Raising Funds and Awareness for Haiti Relief Efforts
GBK, the recipient of BizBash's Award for Emmy's "Best Gift Bag," and Healthytrim.com will offer its exclusive list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and Media an opportunity to enjoy a luxurious environment with gifts, Oscar-inspired cocktails and music (provided by internationally-renowned DJ SiVuPlay). There will also be a Special Performance by Abraham McDonald, Island Def Jam's newest vocalist sensation and Oprah Winfrey contest winner on Friday for guests to enjoy. His voice will send chills through your entire body.
The 2010 Oscar Nominees and Presenters will walk away with more than $30,000 in gifted luxury, featuring multiple 5-star vacations, electronics, lifestyle products and luxury items. In addition to the fabulous products and services being gifted, a continual focus on helping charity (and specific assistance to the Haiti relief efforts) will reign as a highlight of the GBK and Healthytrim.com Gift Lounge. Not only will 20% of proceeds for the event and a donation of 2 gift bags valued at over $30,000 benefit the participating charities, but the Saturday night Celebrity Poker Tournament produced and organized by VictoryPoker.net (an online poker training site & lifestyle) will benefit the tournament winner's charity of choice with a $10,000 cash prize. VictoryPoker.net will also be gifting $250 gift certificates to victorypoker.net.
Amidst the swanky atmosphere and luxurious design that the new W Hollywood presents, guests will enjoy an elegant film-inspired setting with Amate Tequila serving Oscar-influenced specialty cocktails and gifting their fine tequila, while Hansen Cakes reprises their role as Master Cake Maker creating an Academy Award masterpiece cake and serving their delicious samples, adding to this celebratory occasion.
2010 Oscar Nominees & Presenters will receive goods & services including:
Stylish jewelry of various materials, including pieces from Cimber Designs, Miami's most up and coming jewelry line featuring pieces handcrafted and designed for today's trendy high fashion women and men; Nehita Fine Jewelry will be gifting a beautiful Diamond Pendant, The Sampler, gifting a surprise selection of jewelry, t-shirts, elegant stationary and more; and Sandra Mardini Jewelry Designs - designs featuring hand-picked semi-precious gemstones, Swarovski crystals, fresh water pearls and precious metals. Of course no gift lounge is complete without watches, so their will be an assortment of Cool Armitron and Eco-Friendly Sprout Watches to choose from…
On the beauty front we have Co-Presenting Sponsor Sevin Nyne. A stain resistant and glamour insistent tanning mist and lotion that bottles the magic of a perfect healthy tan with pure dedication to cherishing your skin; Co-Presenting Sponsor Hairlocs© - Hair Extension System starting with the finest, 100% Russian and European Hair and application using a simple, unique method by a Certified Hairlocs Stylist using their patented "Hairloc"; Celebrity-favorite RevitaLash, gifting their well known eyelash conditioner that lengthens and thickens eye lashes, as well as their new hair product called Hair by RevitaLash which is a conditioner that gives you thicker and fuller hair; Lalo Fitness, a copy of his workout DVD and exclusive training sessions with Lalo; Decleor Paris - a night skincare cream for all skin types, formulated with Essential Oils, Black Orchid and Evening Primrose. The active ingredients adapt to the day/night cycle to help repair damage caused to the skin during the day; and Carita Paris - the essential "all-in-one" beauty and anti-aging treatment for the face, body and hair; Xtreme Lashes, the leading Global Revolution in lash extensions, offering a full set of eyelash extension application and award winning Glideliner Design Kit; Eminence Organic Skin Care, gifting their Peach Masque full of organic peaches and lemon to invigorate and enrich the skin for a soft and supple complexion; and Reactivator - gifting the anti-aging facial EGF Reactivator line, which includes the EGF Reactivation Solution Set, Wrinkle Firming Serum, Double Action Perfect Aging Control Cream, and Hydro Luminous Intensive Emulsion and Toner.
Luxurious travel destinations are always a prized component of GBK Gift Lounges, and for this event there are up to 5 destinations to enjoy: Six Senses Resorts & Spa, a Thai wellness resort dedicated to healthy and mindful living located on a small island off the coast of Phuket offering a multi-night stay at their resort including all meals and two spa treatments per day; The Ranch at Rock Creek - offering the opportunity to experience a Montana luxury guest ranch that brings together upscale amenities and wide open spaces - a stay that includes limitless outdoor recreational opportunities, outstanding accommodations, and the finest cuisine in an outdoor playground; Vila Vita Parc Resort & Spa, the finest five-star resort in the enchanting Algarve region of Portugal - gifting a four-night stay in a luxurious, two-story residence overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and featuring a Michelin-starred restaurant, private beach, yacht, world-class golfing and a country wine estate; The Betsy Hotel (The Betsy - South Beach) - a high-end luxury hotel in Miami offering 2-night stays and an invitation to their exclusive, invite-only VIP bar/lounge. To make sure the celebrities can see in the bright sun, Marchon Eyewear is providing Calvin Klein Collection sunglasses for Men and Women.
The highly anticipated "Baby Lounge" will make its debut at the GBK and Healthytrim.com Luxury Gift Lounge, featuring activities and games for the kids (including special appearances by "Claire Mills, Musician/Storyteller" and child care). UPPAbaby will be onsite gifting their smart luxury VISTA Stroller suitable from birth up to 50 lbs, as well as their G-LUXE umbrella stroller, the lightest and tallest full-size reclining umbrella stroller in the U.S.; Baby K'tan, a 100% natural cotton, unique, ergonomically designed & stylish soft baby carrier; RS Baby will be providing an opportunity for the Celebrities to bring their kids and design their own custom made shirts. One lucky Artist will have their shirt made for mass production where 100% of sales will go to their charity of choice; Cadcor Innovations Inc. Distribution - Distributor of fine baby, children's and family products including gear from around the world (organic, eco-friendly and safe products only and including Dittany, Hopscotch Kids, and Kensey Lu - offering gift packs including girls hair clips + an on-site activity center to create their own hair clips.
Health and wellness advocates will enjoy our health-centric corner featuring Center for Advanced Medicine, Dr. Rashid A. Buttar's clinic, gifting Trans D Tropin (the only natural product rubbed on your forearms that promise to be a "fountain of youth" used by over 1800 doctors over the last 12 years); ResVitále - an organic-based, aging-well supplement line specializing in Resveratrol. Sold exclusively at GNC nationwide, ResVitale products serve as GNC's only Resveratrol made with certified organic ingredients. By partnering with seventh-generation vineyards in Southern France, ResVitale's extraction and manufacturing processes ensure the highest levels of purity, potency and freshness; Prevennia - a dietary supplement that blocks the initiation of breast cell mutation (1 year supply); Slim Secrets - snack bars and cookies from Australia, healthy snack alternatives that taste too good to be true and are designed to fill you up, not out!; Far North Wellness - manufacturer of far infrared saunas and massage.
In-line with the poker-themed Saturday evening, KSino, a premium gaming-apparel company for men and women, will be gifting from their exciting line of clothing. And, KRAVE - an electronic cigarette company from Vapor Corp (a marketer and distributor of electronic cigarettes), will be gifting their electronic cigarettes-the newest trend in smoking addiction liberation. Also, to complete all the festivities, Popcorn, Indiana will be passing out the perfect gourmet snack, one that spans the taste spectrum: it's crispy, crunchy, salty and sweet, comforting and familiar.
Other great gifts include: Beamz Interactive, an electronic device enabling people of all ages to play, create and perform great music; BEST OF, LLC, gifting $400 off a custom made scrapbook documenting the individuals own newspaper/magazine press clips and photos; The Pillow Company - featuring the Duplex Night Pillow: Pillow with 2 chambers that holds certified organic huls. One side holds the smooth and velvety millet hull filling, the other side keeps the less compact and more airy buckwheat hull filling; Nightclub Cardio - 6 month of classes pass valid for an unlimited number of uses at any Nightclub Cardio class in California or Texas; Love Nail Tree, a clothing line that believes in the power of conversation and the responsibility to inspire and challenge the people around us; and Peek-A-Boo, The TPB Boutique, gifting many unique items from their specialty website for him and her.
Benefiting charities include: Help for Orphans International, a non-profit organization which provides superior education facilities and materials for orphans around the world. Their overall purpose is to elevate the well-being of orphans and empower them to succeed in whatever endeavor they choose. They provide an exceptional learning environment, along with educational tools that bring out the natural ability in students, as well as give a firm grounding in the basics necessary for self-sufficiency. They are helping orphaned children help themselves. HUFH, Hollywood Unites for Haiti, a non-profit organization founded by actor Jimmy Jean-Louis (who plays the "Haitian" on NBC's hit series "Heroes"). HUFH is leading a public awareness campaign and in conjunction with this organization, Jimmy Jean-Louis is working on a National campaign with the Pan American Development Foundation to raise money and provide aid for those who need relief from the devastation in Haiti. Jimmy Jean-Louis recently discovered that his parents in the Haitian capital are safe, but their home was destroyed by the earthquake and other family members died in the collapse. He returned to Haiti this weekend to reunite with his parents and offer assistants to his people in his homeland.
GBK, formerly GBK Productions, is a luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company, specializing in entertainment marketing integration. Formed in 2000 by Gavin 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 Help for Orphans International, go to http://www.helpfororphans.org
For More Information on HUFG, Hollywood Unites for Haiti, go to http://www.hufh.org