GBK & Cooper Tires ESPY Awards Pre-Party Gift Lounge Review - A Celebration of Athletes

GBK and Cooper Tires held their pre-ESPY event at The Line Hotel in Los Angeles on Tuesday July, 12th. celebrities who attended the annual GBK event were gifted over $15,000 in amazing products. In addition guests took part in a celebrity poker tournament later in the day that benefitted the LA Clippers Foundation.

Kelly Dowdle and founder and CEO of GBK Gavin B. Keilly play poker at Cooper & GBK's 2016 Pre-ESPY Celebrity Lounge & Poker Tournament (Photo Credit - Getty Images for GBK Productions)

Some of the guests that enjoyed the pampering from GBK at this pre-ESPY event included: New York Giants Odell Beckham JR, Jacksonville Jaguars Prince Amukamara, Houston Texans Devon Still, Buffalo Bills Marcell Dareus, NFL Football Sunday host Curt MeneFee, ESPY Winner Jason Belmonte, ESPY Winner Eric Berry and many more.

Cooper Tires were gifting guests a package of products to help care for your car as well as a complimentary one year package of service to cover guests if they have any problems such as a dead battery, running out of gas or needing a tow. For monre information visit: Cooper Tires

Ronnie Hillman with Cooper Tires (Photo Credit - Getty Images for GBK Productions)

The LA Clippers Foundation is always hard at work in the Los Angeles community and in the past year they donated over 10,000 tickets to local youth organizations, volunteered 2,300 hours and work with local schools helping with "Read to Achieve" and "FIT" programs as well as donating school supplies and books. For more information visit: LA Clippers Foundation.

Malik Jackson with LA Clippers Foundation (Photo Credit - Getty Images for GBK Productions)

The EPIK Learning Company was gifting their EPIK Learning Tab that provides the best educational tablet experience possible, for kids. The tablet comes preloaded with introductory versions of Looney Tunes Phonics™, SmartRunners™ Learning Numbers, SmartRunners™ Learning Letters, ClickN SPELL™. EPIK is designed for learners in grades Pre-K through Grade 5 and contains neutral age questions to help students learn based on the level they are at opposed to their age. For more information visit: EPIK

Malik Jackson and Omar Bolden with EPIK Learning (Photo Credit - Getty Images for GBK Productions)

EPIK Learning

Sound Stitch was gifting shirts and sweatshirts that had their patented washable earphones built in. If you don't have these  yet and you are tired of always having to buy new earphones, Sound Stitch is the perfect solution. For more information visit: Sound Stitch. ProTrending was introducing their soon to be released fan merchandise online market that will allow athletes and entertainers to showcase their personalized merchandise on the ProTrending online store.

Super Bowl Champion Brandon McManus with ProTrending

The Animal Wellness Foundation is a non-profit animal rescue based in Los Angeles that provides homeless pets with medical care that gives them the best chance at survival and hopes of a long life after being rescued. For more information visit: Animal Wellness Foundation

Ernie Hudson with Animal Wellness Foundation (Photo Credit - Getty Images for GBK Productions)

Voo Vodka was serving guests cocktails with their eight times distilled vodka created in Detroit. For more information visit: Voo Vodka

Voo Vodka

Nulo was gifting guests their pet nutrition lineup that set out to be a different kind of pet food company with no short cuts and using only the finest natural ingredients. Your pets can expect to enjoy unique recipes using fresh chicken, lamb and salmon and paired them with healthy ingredients such as; apples, carrots, lentils, and sweet potato. These small batches of food also contain probiotics that will help keep your pets healthy. For more information visit: Nulo

Nulo Pet Nutrition

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

Neil Everett of ESPN (Photo Credit - Getty Images for GBK Productions)

Segway was gifting their latest creation, the NineBot. The NineBot allows you to live hands-free with their latest self-balancing scooter. Featuring unique knee control bar the Ninebot by Segway miniPRO allows you more interaction with your environment than any other two wheel ride. For more information visit: Segway

Allen Robinson with Segway (Photo Credit - Getty Images for GBK Productions)

The Good Chiropractor, KenGee Ehrlich, was providing adjustments for guests and everyone who was treated left looking and feeling like a new person. Dr. KenGee is a Los Angeles chiropractor who uses chiropractic care to improve the health and wellness in all areas of patient's lives, whether they are having problems with back pain or neck pain, or just want to start feeling better when they wake up in the morning. For more information visit: The Good Chiropractor

The Good Chiropractor

The Dumbo Lounge Sack was gifting the pefrect relaxation tool, a lightweight, portable and durable bed like experience that blows up just by whisking it through the air. For more information visit: Dumbo Lounge Sacks

Dumbo Lounge Sack

JLEW New York, a line of handcrafted bags that are created in New York, was gifting products from their line. JLEW is working with 2016 US Olympic Boxing Team member Mikaela Mayer, and has created a special limited-edition Olympic bag. For more information visit: JLEW


Dr. Liza Egbogah, DC from Toronto was providing some of her the |FIX| care to make sure they were feeling their best heading into the ESPY Awards. For more information visit: the |FIX|

Guests were given a gift certificate to use towards the ultimate scrap book from Best of Legacy. Anyone in entertainment or sports can have their year or life put into the most amazing scrap book you could imagine at the expert hands of Best of Legacy. For more information visit Best of Legacy.

Maebane Wear was rolling out their recently released line of unisex clothing from Chicago native David Maebane. For more information visit: Maebane Wear

Jazmyn Simon with Maebane Wear (Photo Credit - Getty Images for GBK Productions)

Boxer Wachler was gifting certificates for lasik surgery to make sure athletes have the best vision possible when they are on the field. Dr. Brian has treated such athletes as; Rudy Gay, Los Angeles Clipper Jamal Crawford, Olympic Gold Medalist Steven Holcomb and more. For more information visit: Boxer Wachler.


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

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