Elegance, excellence and extravagance are the signature words for GBK’s Golden Globes Gift Lounge, undoubtedly the eminent luxury hotspot for celebs during award season.
During Golden Globes week at the L’Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills, GBK, the recipient of multiple BizBash Awards for “Best Gift Bag,” presented to its private list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and media an opportunity to enjoy an elite environment with gifts, beauty services and hors’ d'oeuvres, while tending to its charitable causes.â€¨â€¨
GBK’s 2012 Golden Globes Lounge attendees included Nominees, presenters and guests such as Alexander Payne “The Descendants” (Best Director - Motion Picture and Best Screenplay - Motion Picture), Callie Thorne “Necessary Roughness” (Best performance by an Actress in a TV series - Drama) Damian Lewis “Homeland” (Best performance by an Actor in a TV series - Drama). Ben Schwartz of “Parks and Recreation” Betsy Brandt of “Breaking Bad,” Glynn Turman of “House of Lies,” Janina Gavankar of “True Blood,” Joe Mantegna of “Criminal Minds,” Laura Prepon of “Are You There, Chelsea?,” Lauren Bowles of “True Blood,” Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch of “The Big Bang Theory,” Chase Masterson of “Star Trek” and many more...â€¨
GBK’s sponsors include a wide range of creative, luxurious and select companies who shared their products and accomplishments with industry taste makers and celebrities while giving back to a greater causes such as poverty and education.
Celebrities and media were gifted with a plethora of fine treats ranging from apparel to edible treats to home décor.
Little Black Dress Vodkaï»¿ Just like its namesake, new Little Black Dress Vodka is designed specifically to capture the essence of what women want in a cocktail: fuss-free, burn-free, and flavorful but with an eye toward calorie count. Little Black Dress Vodka is available in classic and three deliciously natural flavors – pineapple honey, blueberry pomegranate, and black cherry-vanilla.ï»¿ï»¿
A must-stop on every celeb’s GBK tour was the GlyMed display, featuring their FOR MEN Essentials Travel Kit & DNA Reset Face & Neck Cream. Glymed has essentials for anyone in the spotlight!
The lovely Sandra Brooks Collection features hand crafted, one-of-a-kind gemstone and pearl jewelry for men and women, creating juxtapositions of organic elements and glitz, modern and traditional, casual and formal elegance.â€¨Celebs were drawn in by both the beauty of the jewelry and Ms. Brooks’ personal attention to each star’s requests, with no two of her gorgeous pieces alike.
Adult Chocolate Milk is a premium, pour-and-serve vodka-based cocktail with a unique taste and retro-chic appeal that was launched in 2009 by busy moms and lifelong friends Tracy Reinhardt and Nikki Halbur.â€¨â€¨
Practicality and elegance combined, Crizal features No-Glare Lenses Designer Sunglasses with Crizal SunShield™ No-Glare Lenses. Brands gifted include Fendi, Prada, and Burberry.
Ecologically sound with stylish packaging, nvey features a collection of high performance, long lasting pure organic makeup, formulated without the use of chemical ingredients such as petrochemicals or synthetic fragrances.â€¨â€¨
Even the strictest diets were delightfully forgotten when celebs saw the irresistible chocolate fudge and French vanilla cream filled desserts, topped with a raspberry, from the Bread Basket Cake Company.â€¨â€¨
Beyond the Rack is North America’s premier online shopping club, offering men and women top designer brand clothing, accessories, beauty, home décor and consumer electronics up to 70% off retail. Beyond the Rack gifted clothing for men and women by great brands including Dex, Coupe, Triple 5 Soul, and My Tribe.â€¨â€¨
Bota Box are high-end, premium, award winning wines in 3L box and 500ml tetra pack. Delicious samples were served.
Glysom is a safe, effective, scientifically-proven and physician-distributed dietary supplement for deeper, sounder and more satisfying sleep without morning drowsiness* that leaves you fully refreshed for the day ahead.â€¨Stars with demanding schedules were specifically interested in Glysom for use while on they’re on the go!
Eos features highly moisturizing, delightfully packaged skin care products, including lip balms, hand lotions, body lotions, and shaving cream.â€¨â€¨
A Centerville Pie Company signature Chicken Pie made with over a pound of chicken meat, covered in savory gravy & wrapped in a hand-rolled flaky crust.â€¨Home cooked flavor from the Northeast…truly delicious!
Beyond the Rack is North America’s premier online shopping club, offering men and women top designer brand clothing, accessories, beauty, home décor and consumer electronics up to 70% off retail. Gifting clothing for men and women by some of Beyond the Rack’s great brands including Dex, Coupe, Triple 5 Soul, and My Tribe, they were extremely well received by stars and press alike.â€¨â€¨
Handmade Cocopotamus dark chocolate fudge truffles were all the rage, with many celebs topping for second helpings of these truly amazing, unforgettable treats.â€¨
High end art, wth a truly personal flair! DNA Imprints features a canvas print transformed from a celebrities’ DNA and married to stunning colors.â€¨â€¨
An organic cleaner that helps keep your home and laundry safe from toxic additives, Earth’s Berries are a promising and natural way to keep your life, including the environment, clean and healthy.â€¨
Essie Cosmetics – www.essie.com
Essie Cosmetics is a luxury nail leader which provides beauty professionals with high quality nail polish in fashionable colors.
Extremely popular at the lounge, G Wear features eclectic, hand-sewn, one of a kind woman’s tee shirts and scarves with design appliqués made from recycled tee shirt materials.â€¨â€¨
A coveted beauty secret, Haan Therapeutics are the latest innovation in anti-aging skin care.
A true taste of elegance, First French Fragrance Floral Oriental for women by Hayari was one of the crown jewels of the suite. Hayari also features couture designer gowns which are sure to adorn red carpets in Paris and Hollywood alike.
Stylish canteen shoulder bags containing Healing Oil Treatment, Deep Repair Masque, Rejuvenating Shampoo and Oil Infused Comb! Macadamia Hair has everything you need for gorgeous, red-carpet-worthy locks. â€¨â€¨
Always popular, Mojo was onhand to provide Mojo Boost & Mojo Chill, as well as PhenTabz weight loss pills for fast, effective, safe weight loss.â€¨â€¨
Q Handmade features unique, custom jewelry, and specializes in hand-stamped necklaces and adorable bracelets.
RevitaLash ADVANCED is sure to become a staple in many stars’ beauty kits, including a newly formulated conditioner that lengthens and thickens eyelashes. They also introduced a new hair product: Hair by RevitaLash, a conditioner that gives you thicker and fuller hair. The display also featured RevitaLash Mascara and Perfect Prime, which helps mascara adhere better to eyelashes and enhances eye color.â€¨â€¨
Always a popular item, Sparkling ICE features naturally flavored sparkling mountain spring water, zero calories with essential vitamins and antioxidants.â€¨â€¨
Award winning Greek yogurt: presenting YoGreek, a mix of delicious Voskos Greek yogurt & crunch!â€¨â€¨
Today’s shape wear for today’s activities, work, play or an evening out. TC Intimates features shaping that leaves you looking sleek, smooth and comfortable.â€¨â€¨
All handcrafted jewelry, stationery, photography, art and other products, The Artisan Group provides easy, one-stop shopping for everyone on your gift list, including yourself.
The Comphy Company is the chosen favorite for micro-fiber bedding by leading resorts, spas and celebrities nationwide.â€¨â€¨
Presenting X Collection by Robert Graham, the newest men's sportswear line. The X Collection features a glamorous versatility for men, which is sure to dazzle red carpets and chic offices alike.â€¨â€¨
Stars were privy to a preview of the new Fashion Color Slant Tweezer in Geranium (launching in May) and their beloved ProCurl Curler.â€¨â€¨
VIE Magazine sets itself apart as a high-gloss publication focusing on human interest stories and celebrating fascinating “people and places.”â€¨â€¨The publisher and editor were onhand to ensure that their personal touch makes an impact on the fashion scene.
Gifting featured free trials of premium healthy at-home meal delivery service from The Fresh Diet.
Many celebs arrived courtesy of Exclusive Sedan Service Worldwide, a family owned and operated company, which is trusted year-round by high-profile clientele. Stars were given a certificate for chauffeured luxury ground transportation, which can be used anywhere in the LA metro area.â€¨â€¨
Purified and refreshing, AquaHydrate is uniquely fortified and engineered to replenish the body differently than traditional bottled water. Raised to an alkaline pH of 9+, and then fortified with electrolytes and minerals it is the WATER FOR PEOPLE WHO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE. AquaHydrate gifted certificates for a one-year supply of their water.
Sponsors also included Air Pacific www.airpacific.com, which presented a round trip ticket for two for all Nominees and Presenters to FIJI. Celebs will be staying at one of the exclusive 5 Star Island Resorts, including Yasawa Island Resort and Spa, Vomo Fiji Island Resort, or Tadrai Fiji Island Resort.â€¨â€¨
Sponsor 5Star Responder http://www.greatcall.com is a first-of-its-kind wireless, portable device that is an easy, convenient, and affordable way to better protect yourself or those closest to you, at home or on the go. By simply pressing the button on the Responder, users are immediately connected to highly-trained Certified Response Agents who will identify them and their location, conference in family or friends, dispatch 9-1-1 emergency services, access a nurse, or provide any additional assistance, if needed.â€¨â€¨
Widely known 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. "GBK will be making a donation to Clinton Global Initiative for this event and a local education fund in FIJI,” stated Gavin Keilly, CEO of GBK Productions. Standing behind those words 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, go to www.gbkproductions.com.