GBK PRESENTS A LUXURY GIFT LOUNGE HONORING THE NOMINEES & PRESENTERS OF THE 2013 GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS
To date GBK has received RSVP’s from numerous celebrities including: Betsy Brandt (AMC’s Breaking Bad), Katie Lowes (ABC’s Scandal), Eric Dane (ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy), Gemma Arterton (Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters), Mayim Bialik (CBS’ Big Bang Theory), Lauren Bowles (HBO’s True Blood) and many more.
Los Angeles (December 27, 2012) – GBK, the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, will honor the 2013 Golden Globe Award Nominees and Presenters at the annual GBK Gift Lounge. This year’s event will take place January 11th and 12th at the L’Ermitage Beverly Hills from 11am – 6pm. GBK, the recipient of multiple BizBash Awards for “Best Gift Bag,” will offer its exclusive list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and media an opportunity to enjoy gifts, refreshments and a gorgeous tented event with pool-side spa services. As always, GBK will blend this award show celebration with a charitable focus. This year’s GBK Lounge will benefit Lambda Legal and their ongoing efforts for equal and fair treatment of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. Celebrating their 40th Anniversary in 2013, Lambda Legal will gift custom-made birthday cupcake candles compliments of SweetShoppeCandles.com – maker of premier handmade candles that are true to life replicas of some of the most incredible, almost edible, baked goods using the finest waxes and the most scrumptious fragrance oils available!
Fashion and accessories will be a highlight of this year’s lounge. Among the great gifts included in this invitation-only event will be gifts from GBK’s Presenting Sponsor, Essilor of America, Inc., including their luxury sunwear with premium polarized and Crizal UV; handmade reindeer leather jewelry from the Arctic Circle in Sweden from SwedArt; The Artisan Group – gifting a lovely collection of jewelry, stationery, fine art photography, spa and bath products, and other handcrafted gifts; custom-made luxury swimsuits from BeachCandy Swimwear by BritB; from the Debut Line of Mr. and Mrs. 8, a limited edition pair of sneakers; gifts from Uniquely Designed Jewelry; and luxury timepieces from Égard – with a sleek aesthetic that marries haute with sport, Égard timepieces are crafted from the finest Swiss and Japanese movements, sapphire crystal, aerospace-grade metals and rich leather. For the fashion-forward celebrity pets, Couture by Sophie will be on site gifting certificates for products from their haute couture custom-made and ready to wear collections for dogs, while Smartsilk, a luxury silk-filled bedding company, is gifting certificates towards their new Paws n’ Silk pet bedding and apparel line.
Known for having the latest in skin and beauty products, GBK’s lounge will feature: Burke Williams Day Spa, providing services and the H2V Skin Care Regime – H2V is the exclusive skin care line created by Burke Williams Day Spas and available with services and in-spa only ($500 value); RevitaLash – DramatEYE’s and beautify with the RevitaLash® family of conditioning and color cosmetics; Ajinomoto North America, Inc. – providing Glysom®, a safe, effective and scientifically-proven dietary supplement for deeper, sounder and more satisfying sleep without morning drowsiness; imPRESS by Broadway Nails, gifting imPRESS Press-On Manicure by Broadway Nails – the revolutionary way to apply polish; all-natural, Paraben Free, 100% Vegan Feminine wipes from Pink Wipes; Tweezerman, gifting their ProCurl and Slant Tweezer for women and for the men, their splinter tweezer and nose hair trimmer; Organic Skincare U.S., gifting their super intense edition of their regular Bee Venom Mask products; Sexual by Michel Germain – a luxury fragrance line; and José Eber Hair gifting the revolutionary José Eber Infrared Blow Dryer.
Other unique gifts and trendy finds include: Jetson E-Bike, gifting their eco-friendly and stylish electric bike to attending Golden Globe Nominees and Presenters; gifts from Beanpatch & Co., LLC, the new exclusive U.S. importer of select top European toy brands and baby products, including Franck & Fischer, Baghera and Bawi; 3-night getaways complements of Surfcomber Hotel, Epic Hotel and Caribbean Living Magazine; and a 4-night stay at Seven Stars Turks & Caicos.
Refreshments and gourmet gifts will be provided by Newman’s Own Wines, providing sampling and gifts from the Newman’s Own line; Prima Dolce Company – Bella’s Berries Compotes, maker of fine whole fruit compotes, sweet treats and confections; Sabra Dipping Company, providing a variety of flavors of Sabra Hummus, as well as Guacamole, Salsa and Veggie Dips; Vita Organic Foods – raw, organic chocolate bars and performance style Warrior Bars are made simple clean and whole so you live simple, clean and whole; The Real Juice, providing a raw, holistic, cold-pressed juice cleanse – a healthy, holistic way to detox, and reset the body; and gift certificates for a custom 8 inch cake as well as delicious treats from Bread Basket Cake Company.
Blending gift-giving and awareness, YES! Beat Liver Tumors, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information, resources, support and HOPE to those who are affected by cancer of the liver, will be featured at the lounge and will be gifting silver key chains, Brighton brand “heart and hope” purse charms, and invaluable information on the services, programs, and HOPE that YES! Beat Liver Tumors offers to those who are suffering from advanced cancer.
For more information on the event’s charitable organizations:
Lambda Legal – Lambda Legal has been making the case for equality on behalf of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV across the nation for 40 years. Our impact strategy combines groundbreaking work in the courts with innovative education and policy advocacy to change the hearts and minds of the public — and to teach people how to make sure that LGBT civil rights are respected. Through our offices in New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles, we average over 60 cases at any given time, tackling a range of issues including marriage, relationships and parenting; employment; HIV; health care; transgender rights; youth issues; and the battle for fair courts. Lambda Legal’s mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy advocacy and our work is an integral part of the continuing struggle for civil rights in America. For more information, please visit www.lambdalegal.org
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. For more information on Gavin B. Keilly (CEO), Carla Domen (VP) or GBK,, please go to: gbkproductions.com.
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