Hot, cutting-edge brands and celebs alike marked GBK’s Gift Lounge during the 2012 MTV Movie Awards weekend and raised the bar for fashion-forward gifts in honor of the awards show. The annual event honored MTV Movie Awards Nominees and Presenters on June 1st and 2nd at the L'Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills.
GBK, the recipient of multiple BizBash's Award for "Best Gift Bag," offered its exclusive list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and media an opportunity to explore new products and enjoy a luxury environment. Partnered with (RED)™, the lounge also allowed guests a chance to learn about this great cause and get involved.
(RED)™ RUSH GAMES, powered by STiKS GAMING, is a non-profit organization created by Bono and Bobby Shriver to unite iconic companies and consumer power in the fight against AIDS in Africa. Since its inception in March 2006, sales from (RED)™ products and events have generated over $190 million for the Global Fund to invest in African AIDS programs. (RED)™ funds are focused on fighting AIDS through the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015. Every day 1,000 babies are born with HIV, but by 2105 that number could be virtually zero.
GBK’s 2012 Golden Globes Lounge attendees included Nominees, presenters and guests such as Rob Riggle, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rico Rodriguez, Evan Handler, Steve-O, Taylor Armstrong, Lauren Bowles, Iqbal Theba, Fanny Pak, Malara Walsh, Hannah Marks, Jillian Rose Reed, Rebecca Field, Naturi Naughton, Kristoffer Polaha, Lee Norris, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Kelly Overton, Raini Rodriguez, Gloria Govan, Sharon Lee, Deborah S. Craig, Nikki Deloach, Anthony Stark, Roshon Fegan, Callan McAuliffe, Ray Ford, Matthew Fahey, Jayson Blair, Jacob Hopkins, Jessica Stroup, Molly Tarlov, Alexys Nycole Sanchez, Madd Chadd, Janel Parrish, Darcy Rose Byrnes, Tahj Mowry, Judith Shekoni, Brett Davern, Tinsel Korey, Camille Winbush, Benjamin Charles Watson, Emma Greenwell, Janina Gavankar, Annie llonzeh, Autumn Resser, Stephen Glickman, Stevie Ryan, Camilla Luddington, Kevin Rahm, Tony Dennison, and Chase Masterson.
GBK’s sponsors include a wide range of creative, select, and trend-setting companies who shared their products and accomplishments with industry taste makers and celebrities while giving back through (RED)™.
Celebrities and media were gifted with a plethora of fine treats ranging from apparel to edible treats to home décor.
Stylish design, fresh flowers, bright décor and upbeat music made the ambiance radiate with excitement on this perfectly sunny weekend in Hollywood. Celebs lounged comfortably on a sleek and modern line of event furniture from Illuminated Industries, a leader in the illuminated furniture hire market.
GBK is well-loved for their chic luxury environments filled with today's newest products, and this year's lounge certainly did not disappoint.
One must-see sponsor was Cubify, an interactive 3D printing experience where everyday products like designer shoes, iphone cases, gadgets, and jewelry come to life as pieces are printed on Cube 3D Printers. Guests were amazed by the range of products printed before their eyes. Guests received custom-designed, exclusive Fresh Fiber iphone cases and Freedom of Creation ipod Nano Bracelets with an opportunity to receive an @home 3D Cube Printer!
Asombroso Tequila - www.asombrosotequila.com
AsomBroso was voted The World's Top Tequila and served up to enthusiastic celebrity smiles.
Cartography features one of a kind, found-object design necklaces composed entirely of antique charms gathered from flea markets, vintage shops and estate sales the world over.
Emys Clothing gifted sustainable men's and women's bamboo apparel.
A couple of servings of Evamor natural alkaline artesian water a day helps combat excess acids introduced by the Modern American Acidic Diet and bring all natural relief.
Halfbreed Clothing Co. gifted Tees, Tanks, and Sweatshirts and discussed how we can build pride within our multi-ethnic communities.
Illuminated Industries - www.illuminatedind.com/event-hire
Illuminated Industries provided all Illuminated Furniture at the 2012 Gift Lounge Honoring the MTV Movie Awards.
imPRESS Press-On Manicure by Broadway Nails is the revolutionary way to apply polish. Featured advanced nail technology, you can get a salon perfect manicure in seconds with no glue: simply peel off, press on, and you're done!
Cutie Pops are trendy fashion dolls that come with special "style pops" that allow you to decorate them from head to toe creating the ultimate fashion looks.
Kent Denim gifted premium indigo cone denim jeans, and japanese kuroki denim jeans.
Keratin Complex's at-home product line includes a full-range of Keratin-infused styling products and tools that increase shine, minimize styling time and reduce frizz.
Lotus Premium Denim presented celebs with their signature slim straight denim collection, made for women.
Bratz dolls are back- bigger and better than ever! MGA showcased their Bratz True Hope bald dolls in celebration of their historic arrival at Toys R Us in mid-June. Celebs were gifted one Bratz doll on site and an invitation to receive new Bratz True Hope dolls when they arrive in stores.
Negris LeBrum fuses fashion and technology by branding themselves with the Black Street Technology Corp touch screen watch phone "I SPY".
Plomo, a particular hotspot of the suite, is an edgy and young contemporary shoe brand that screams femininity and gifted one free pair of shoes.
Stars were treated to newly formulated RevitaLash ADVANCED eyelash conditioner, which lengthens and thickens eyelashes, along with Hair by RevitaLash a conditioner that gives you thicker and fuller hair. Other gifts included RevitaLash Mascara and Perfect Primer, which helps mascara adhere better to your eyelashes, Spotlight Highlighting Pencil, and Raven 12 Hour Eyeliner.
Robdechi gifted an All-Black Robdechi Original scarf hoodie, which is lightweight and has 3 outside pockets. It's the sister version of the highly anticipated Robdechi AIR, due out later this year.
Ruby Roxanne Designs gifted elegant leather cuffs and were a must-have for celebs at GBK.
Sabra gifted each guest with a custom cooler bag filled with Sabra hummus and a Sabra Grab N' Go Snack with hummus and pretzels.
Sprout Watches - www.sproutwatches.com
Sprout eco friendly watches, made from sustainable materials
Armitron Watches - www.armitron.com
Armitron Watches were some of the most popular gifts at GBK’s MTV Movie Awards Suite, featuring new styles ranging from elegant to sporty.
The Taco Man is a delicious Mexican taco catering company and gifted $50.00 Gift certificate for taco catering. Yum!
The Artisan Group gifted the celebrities and members of the press a lovely collection of jewelry, stationery, candles, fine art photography, spa and bath products, and other handcrafted gifts, valued at nearly $1,000.
DUB Garage Toy Blazerz Signature DUB Edition: styles with motorized driving action, custom music, fun lights and sounds make Blazerz stand out from the crowd.
Other highlights included Caribbean Living Magazine gifting celebrities five all-inclusive nights at the new Hard Rock resort in Puerto Vallarta.
Widely regarded in the entertainment industry for bringing that little extra something into the Gifting Lounge environment, GBK Gift Lounge supports “good will“ while ensuring that all enjoy a true Hollywood experience. In a truly generous capacity, GBK continues to give twenty percent of generated donations toward charitable causes.
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, GBK Special Events, GBK Weddings, GBK Charitable Consulting and GBK Marketing/Public Relations. 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.
As the premiere luxury lifestyle special events company, GBK specializes in entertainment marketing integration. GBK was formed in 2000 by Gavin Keilly, the company’s Founder and CEO, and consists of five divisions: GBK Celebrity Gifting Lounges, GBK Events, GBK Weddings, GBK Charitable Consulting and GBK Marketing/PR.
For more information on Gavin B. Keilly (CEO), Carla Domen (VP) or GBK, please go to: gbkproductions.com.