GBK hosted their annual Emmy Awards Luxury Gift Lounge at the W Hotel on September 20th and 21st. The event was to not only honor the 2013 Emmy Award Nominees and Presenters but to also celebrate and assist great charities such as; The Creative Coalition, Lambda Legal, GUARDaHEART Foundation and spcaLA.
GBK hosted guests including; Host of the Primetime Emmys Neil Patrick Harris, Chris Noth, Dennis Quaid, Ed O’Neill and many more Emmy nominated guests and celebrities. In addition with the combined efforts from GBK and the event’s Presenting Sponsor, NEW Tidy Cats® LightWeight 24/7 Performance®, a total of $49,000 was raised for charity.
While guests were being treated to some amazing gifts throughout the day, they also were able to take part in the giving as celebrities took part in the red carpet “toss” hosted by NEW Tidy Cats® LightWeight 24/7 Performance®. Each celebrity that “tossed” the Tidy Cats LightWeight 24/7 Performance litter, money was raised to support spcaLA with a total donation reaching $10,000. Tidy Cats® LightWeight 24/7 Performance® was gifting their new product that solves the problem of heavy kitty litter. The new product offers the strength and performance that you get from traditional scooping cat litter, but at half the weight, making life easier for you when you shop. For more information visit Tidy Cats. For more information visit spcaLA.
Helzberg Diamonds was at the GBK Gift Lounge showcasing their INFINITY X jewelry collection that was inspired by the ABC hit series "Revenge." Guests were treated to INFINITY X "I Am Loved" necklace. This stunning line would be perfect for any red carpet appearance. For more information visit Helzberg Diamonds.
It seems as if every celebrity has a pet dog these days and they can be seen all over Los Angeles with their four-legged best friend. To make sure their dog is pampered just as much as their owner, Bark Box ws gifting a subscription to their delivery service. Every month Bark Box send out toys and treats for dogs to enjoy. For more information visit Bark Box.
For those who are always looking to stay in red carpet form and need a little assist living a healthy lifestyle, No Think Diet was gifting a lifetime membership to their online daily meal plan and exercise program. For more information visit No Think Diet.
Detoxification, anti-aging and weight-loss are all at the top of the list for not just celebs but for anyone who is looking to make their lifestyle a little healthier and to take care of that The Sweat Shop LA was gifting sessions in their infared sauna and vitamin/amino acid injections. For more information visit The Sweat Shop LA.
Oasis Mediterranean Cuisine was gifting a cooler full of their healthy hummus and pita bread. In addition guests were given a certificate for one year of the Oasis “Flavor of the Month” that will be delivered right to the recipient’s door. For more information visit Oasis Mediterranean Cuisine.
Another great treat that was a hit with guests was the consciously crafted candies from the Lovely Candy Company. These great chewy candies are GMO-free and made with certified gluten-free ingredients. The Super Fruit Chews are made with real fruit bits and are so tasty you won’t be able to put them down. For more information visit Lovely Candy Company.
When hunger set in from all the activities of the Emmy weekend, guests were treated to the amazing sandwiches from Ike’s Love & Sandwiches. Ike was serving up a variety of his sandwiches, all of which were loaded with ingredients and flavors and he was gifting $1,000 certificate to guests for his shop. For more information visit Ike’s Love & Sandwiches.
For guests needing to relax after a long season of shooting television shows, St. Regis was on hand gifting vacations to two different locations. The St. Regis Aspen was gifting vacations of four and two-night stays as well as lift tickets to make sure that guests could enjoy all the snow activities. For more information visit St. Regis Aspen. The St. Regis Bora Bora was gifting a four-night stay in their Deluxe Overwater Villa, truly a once-in-a-lifetime vacation. Included were boat transfers to the Bora Bora airport. For more information visit St. Regis Bora Bora.
The GUARDaHEART Foundation was on site to help raise awareness of heart disease prevention. GUARDaHEART offers cardiac risk blood tests and also is promoting their new www.savethe1.org They were also promoting the upcoming black tie James Bond-themed event that will focus on “Targeting Heart Disease” in recognition of The World Heart Federation’s World Heart Day. For more information visit GUARDaHEART
Lambda Legal has long been involved in the fight for civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and transgender and those with HIV. Their legal efforts have assisted people in not only the workplace but schools and anywhere else were they might be discriminated against. Lambda Legal was helping to promote their efforts to stop bullying and make people more aware of this issue. For more information visit Lamdba Legal.
Action Flipbooks not only made for a great memento for this GBK event, but they are perfect for any party. Action Flipbooks sets up a screen and a recorder and they can create almost any background and then you provide the action and they put it all in an amazing flip book for you to take home. For more information visit Action Flipbooks.
One of the most unique items of the day came from Apple Revolution. They create designer caramel apples and put together some special ones for this day that included television show nominated caramel apples as well as ones that had the Emmy Award itself in the design. Just beautiful and they are perfect for any occasion. For more information visit Apple Revolution
Barbar Hair Tools was gifting their BARBAR 2600 Titanium Ionic Flat Iron that gives you the opportunity to make your hair look red carpet ready right in your own home. Barbar offers an entire line of hair care products and they are used by salon professionals so you can be sure that they will help you take care of your own hair. For more information visit Barbar Hair Tools.
If you are having a bad hair day and don’t want to fuss with your hair then HEADWARE had the perfect gift. HEADWARE was gifting their multipurpose scarves that can be used to cover your hair, face or neck and they come in a wide variety of beautiful designs. For more information visit HEADWARE.
Total Wine & More and Truett Hurst were gifting guests an assortment of their sustainably farmed wine California Square. The unique wine bottle has more a spirits type look to it, making it a great gift. For more information visit Total Wine & More and Truett Hurst.
Child Support Clothing was gifting t-shirts from their clothing line as well as sharing information on their organization that takes a portion of every purchase and uses that money to assist a child in need. This is a great opportunity to purchase some stylish apparel and help some less fortunate children at the same time. For more information visit Child Support Clothing.
Palace Resorts and Caribbean Living were gifting a four-night stay at the Grand Moon Palace at Palace Resorts. This is an amazing all-inclusive resort that has also become home to world-class concerts in recent years. Once you check into Palace Resorts, you don’t need to worry about anything for the rest of your trip. For more information visit Palace Resorts and Caribbean Living.
Pelo Hair, Los Angeles produces real hair extensions that are ethnically sourced and allow people to sell their hair in some impoverished countries as a way to make money. Pelo Hair was gifting a gift card to be used for hair extensions, Pelo Vibrant hair extensions and a Pelo Hair baseball hat. For more information visit Pelo Hair.
Planet.ECO was introducing guests to the new dot ECO web pages and informing them how it was created to help strive for the triple bottom line (people, planet, profits). Planet.ECO was also creating celebrity web pages in which behind a picture of the celebrity there are bricks that fans can purchase with their purchase price being donated. For more information visit Planet.ECO
Prima Dolce creates some of the most amazing whole fruit compotes, sweet treats and confections. Guests were able to sample some of the finest Prima Dolce products and then were gifted an entire package of Prima Dolce products to take home. Bella's Berries Compote is perfect for almost anything you want to put it on, it is berries and more berries. For more information visit Prima Dolce.
Sequin Wines was gifting an assortment of their wines to guests as well as letting them enjoy some wine while they were making they way through the GBK Gift Lounge. The family owned DFV wines has been making wine in California for over 80 years and you can taste the quality with each drink. For more information visit Sequin Wines.
The Artisan Group put together a package for guests that included a wide variety of jewelry, products for bath and body, photography and designer pieces. For more information visit Artisan Group.
TC Intimates has created a comfortable line of undergarments that will allow you to have the shape and size that you want to be. For more information visit TC Intimates.
imPRESS Press On Manicure by Broadway Nails was not only taking care of nails at the event, they were also gifting their latest product, Kiss Ever EZ Lashes that instantly transform the look of your eyes. For more information visit imPress
Cookie Daddy was gifting an entire year of their monthly cookie service which allows guests to receive a dozen of the artisan Cookie Daddy cookies that are vaccuum packed for freshness. Cookie Daddy was also sampling their latest gluten free cookie which will be on the market very soon. For more information visit Cookie Daddy.
Blondie’s Cookies might not have struck a deal on Shark Tank, but their cookies are selling just fine on their own. Guests were gifted some of Blondie’s finest cookies along with a certificate to receive more cookies from the Blondie’s website. For more information visit Blondie’s Cookies.
Cocopotamus Chocolate was gifting an assortment of their handmade, gluten-free and all-natural chocolates and caramels. A wide range of flavors and they have even created a vegan chocolate. For more information visit Cocopotamus Chocolate.
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 visit GBK Productions online.