GBK 10th Annual Pre-Oscars Luxury Lounge - Beverly Hills, That's Where Everyone Wanted to Be

GBK, the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, honored OSCAR Nominees and Presenters and other well-known talent with a wide variety of gifts this past weekend. The two-day event was hosted at a $25 million estate in Beverly Hills.

GBK Productions CEO Gavin Keilly and Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers attend the GBK Pre-OSCAR Luxury Lounge on February 24, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for GBK Productions)

The guest list included; The REAL OSCAR WINNER of Best Picture, Director of “Moonlight”, Barry Jenkins; winner and many of the cast; Best Support Actress Winner, Viola Davis; Winner – “SING” (Director KristofDeák); Winner – “La La Land” (Composer Justin Hurwtiz); Winner – “OJ: Made in America” (Director/Producer Ezra Edelman & Producer Caroline Waterlow). Numerous others also attended from “Hidden Figures”; “Arrival”; “Hell or High Water”; “Fences”; “Zootopia”; “Lion”; “Kubo & The Two Strings”, “Life”, and “20th Century Women”. Other special guests included, Miles Teller, Haley Lu Richardson, Anthony Anderson, Dule Hill, Randy Jackson, singer/song writer, Jake Miller and many more.

Artwork throughout the house was provided by, Tracey Keilly. Her art is a complex, elegant study of the political, social and psychological, used to create a wordless conversation. Aly Daly, A boutique design agency specializing in luxury interior design, set up a lounge in the living room and gifted consultations.

This year the two causes that benefited from this event were the Sugar Ray Leonard’s Foundation, committed to funding research and creating awareness for childhood type 1 & 2 diabetes and to help children lead healthier lives through diet and exercise, and Reach Up Reach Out, a non-profit helping Ugandan orphans and widows, in hope of offering them a better future, from an Arts camp, to Widow and Vulnerable Women Business School Scholarship. In Addition to that, GBK made another wish come true by treating a Make-A-Wish child like a celebrity for the day. Make-A-Wish grants 360 wishes for the Los Angeles area then assists with roughly another 360 wishes for children across the country who have a wish involving something Los Angeles related. For more information, please visit Make-A-Wish

Reach Up Reach Out

When it comes to pampering, no one does it quite like Burke Williams and they were taking care of every guest in attendance with relaxing massages. In addition, guests were gifted certificates to visit the brand-new Burke Williams Spa in West Hollywood as well as an assortment of skin care products. For more information visit: Burke Williams

Actress Asia Monet Ray with Burke Williams

Snarky Tea, a strong tea for strong women. They also gifted their Snarky Bouquet which included six of their delicious and diverse blends that have all have names that will put a smile on your face. For more information visit: Snarky Tea

Snarky Tea

As many of the talent will need to send out numerous thank you notes, Hallmark was on hand with a variety of their Signature Cards featuring the best Hallmark has to offer, with their unique and upscale cards that make an immediate impression.

Actress Viola Davis poses with the Hallmark team at the GBK Pre-OSCAR Luxury Lounge on February 25, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for GBK Productions)

Actress Asia Monet Ray attends the GBK Pre-OSCAR Luxury Lounge on February 24, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for GBK Productions)

Pure Seduction was gifting products from their line of men and women's premium underwear from Berlin. For more information, visit: Pure

Pixels a global marketplace for artists, photographers, and the world's most iconic brands, where art comes to life was present with gift cards to choose anything of their liking as well as a weekender tote bag, and round beach towel.


B Opulent was gifting some of their handcrafted and one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces to guests. Always a favorite line among celebrities looking for that special piece to set them apart. For more information visit: B Opulent

For the day after, when the ladies don’t want to do their hair again, Maria Shireen provided chic bracelets designed to also be used as beautiful hair ties to put their hair back.

Vintage inspired pieces from Demure 31, a chic modern line owned by sister duo Elle and Alyana.

Not all water is created equal and Earth Water proves just that. Earth Water was treating guests on this sun-filled day with the greatest water on Earth, composed of up to 70 Trace Minerals and +9ph.

Earth Water

4 Copas Tequila is the first organic tequila and comes in three varieties; blanco, reposado and anejo. 4 Copas pure agave taste with all impurities eliminated and none added from source to distillation. To best enjoy while envisioning the farm to distillation and bottling process, chill to 16 degrees then let the product breathe in the glass to allow the full fruit of the tequila to roll gently across your palate.For more information visit: 4 Copas Tequila

Mesa Dental, a high end Cosmetic Dentistry Centre located in San Jose, Costa Rica, dedicated to
providing exceptional dental care, made sure the celebrities were pearly white by gifting their whitening kit.

Mesa Dental

Credit Accelerator has revolutionized how to improve your credit. Instead of being costly and taking years, they have a program that can boost your credit rating in a very short amount of time for a one-time fee. For more information visit: Credit Accelerator

Luseta Beauty was gifting their Ultimate Gold Hair Care gift sets. For more information visit: Luseta

The Highlight of the Event was Il Palato, and Michelin Star Chef Fillipo Sinisgalli, who is quickly turning into the go-to chef for many of the stars. They not only showcased many of their top products, including the best pasta and a variety desserts, but they also offered all guests the opportunity to bring Italy to their home, with a certificate valued over $10,000.

Il Palato

SoundBot recently introduced their bluetooth wireless premium portable speaker that has a batter life that lasts up to 13 hours. For more information visit: SoundBot

Nominees and presenters in attendance were also gifted vacations from Swanky Resorts, a Luxury Travel magazine that encourages people to travel outside the obvious, gifted a choice of properties in Portugal, from four different 5-Star properties in the Algarve's. The other option was The Retreat-Costa Rica.

Heitz Cellars & Moraga Vineyard provided their top of the line wine.

Heitz Cellars & Moraga Vineyard

GuiltySoles was gifting their beautiful shoes that are part of their online shoe membership. GuiltyShoes is always working with fashion experts and attending fashion shoes to bring you the latest and greatest shoes that they will send out to. For more information visit: GuiltySoles

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) or GBK, please go to

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