Los Angeles (Vocus) May 31, 2010
GBK (gbkproductions.com) - the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company will honor the 2010 MTV Movie Awards Nominees and Presenters with its Annual Luxury Gift Lounge on June 4th and 5th 2010 from 11am to 6pm at The London West Hollywood. 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 environment with gifts, summertime food and cocktails, a celebrity pet lounge complete with dog grooming and pet portraits, and live performances. Performing artists include: Katharine McPhee, John West, Abraham McDonald, Josiah Leming and Daniel Nahmod. Internationally-renowned DJ SiVuPlay will be mixing the beats to keep the mood festive throughout the event.
In addition to great gifts, gourmet food and live performances, GBK, Samy Montechristo, and Activeworlds will host the first Virtual Celebrity Gift Lounge on “Virtual Celebrity Islands” where select guests from around the country (and will be able to attend these traditionally industry-only special events from the comfort of their own home through the use of their own personal avatars! Inspired by the top grossing film of all time, Avatar, GBK will re-create one of their signature gifting environments online and featuring their luxurious event sponsors in its own 3D Virtual World, connected in real-time with the use of live-streaming technology, virtual instant chat and avatar based social networking software; the most advanced form of online social interaction and marketing. Virtual Celebrity Islands will also gift each celebrity use of their own 3D virtual island website for an entire year. Destinations to real life islands are also a featured gift of this lounge, and Caribbean Living Magazine, a luxury travel and lifestyle magazine, will be gifting each celerity a one-week stay in the Caribbean.
Pets will share the spotlight at this event, and while their owners are experiencing the luxury brands, these furry friends will be groomed to perfection and then treated to mini photo shoots with their celebrity owners (compliments of Paw Prints Pet Portraiture, a full service pet photography company specializing in all things furry, fluffy, or feathered). Other pet-friendly gifts include custom label Bowser Beer, a non-alcoholic, non-carbonated beer for dogs; Friendlydogleash.com, a tangle-free dog walker for 2-3 dogs; Rockstar Puppy, airbrushed dog helmets; Portraits by Rachael Rossman; and Bow Wow Bling for Pampered Pets, the first to market Earrings for All Your Pampered Pets featuring Crystallized Elements™ by Swarovski®.
Fashion rocks this lounge and guests will get to sample the latest in trends and up-and-coming brands. Grace Hats, the hottest trend in fashion headwear, is styling the guests with their Japanese Fashion Headwear; Sugar and Bruno, blends the cool and passionate attitude of dancers with a commitment to nurturing the lifestyle that follows; and FP Jeans, a brand that pushes the elements of design and ultimately results in fashion-forward highly-designed denim with no details spared.
Presenting Sponsor, Hard Candy, will be offering makeup applications exclusively – with a celebrity makeup artist – utilizing the most buzzed about collection of the year and gifting from their exclusive lines. Other great beauty products include MaximumLash, intensive eyelash conditioner; Super Body Care, providing their organic lotion, showergel walnut scrub and 100% natural soap bar; and Lash Royalty, gifting luxurious false eyelashes from The Perfect Lash Collection. For the neat-freaks, make-up mavens, or treasure collectors, Caboodles will be on hand to help keep it all together! They will be gifting their must-have sleek Grande Train cases and chic ‘IT’ Envy Bags.
The Lounge will feature treasures and trinkets from some of today’s freshest brands including: Vanessa Gade Jewelry Design with their hand crafted sterling silver and 14K gold jewelry; The Sampler gifting a surprise selection of jewelry, t-shirts, elegant stationary and more; My Own Little Universe, featuring their mixed metal jewelry incorporating crystals, rough cut stones and vintage elements; THREE, gifting their fashionable and functional shoulder bags, backpacks, messenger bags and computer sleeves; Stella Hamm Designs, gifting handmade necklaces from her unique collection that was created to promote individuality, self-confidence and strength in women of all ages; Malaika For LIFE, beaded bracelets made by HIV positive and widowed women in Tanzania to raise funds for malaria medication; Big Birdie Golf, the backyard full swing golf game.
Summertime would not be complete without delicious cocktails and refreshing treats. While enjoying the performances, guests can sample Popcorn Indiana, providing 6 of their festive flavors, the perfect gourmet snack; Coke floats from Coca-Cola; cocktails from Dolce Touch, LLC, a naturally infused hybrid luxury-vodka with no added sugar, syrup or carbohydrates; Star of India, one of the best Indian restaurants in Los Angeles; and Hansen Cakes! For the health-conscious celebrity, Isagenix is on site showcasing their high quality nutritional products and featuring the ‘Create Your own IsaShake” bar to help the celebrity maximize their nutrition, minimize calories, and drive natural energy levels in preparation for MTV Movie Awards weekend!
And finally, Celebuzz (a member of BUZZMEDIA ) will reign as the online media sponsor of the event and will be interviewing attending celebrities and their pets and giving their readers access to the most memorable highlights of the lounge.
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.
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