GBK Grammy Awards Celebrity VIP Lounge and Urban Retreat – The Only Way to Start the Grammy Weekend

One of the biggest weekends of the year in the music industry began with the GBK Grammy Awards Celebrity VIP Lounge and Urban Retreat. The event to celebrate the 2015 Grammy Awards took place at the very stylish SPiN Standard at The Standard, Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, February 7th.

Fittingly the event was filled with music, provided by GoodBoy, while providing guests with a unique and entertaining day at LA’s first professional ping-pong club. GBK, while providing a great day leading up to the Grammy Awards was also raising money for Alfalit International and the Grammy Museum.

Moniece Slaughter of Love & Hip Ho

This year the presenting sponsor for the lounge was This is a great app to help stop bullying and violence, as the app allows the user to quickly activate the app which will then record the surrounding activity. It also allows you to alert up to five people as well as providing a 911 one button once activated. For more information visit: STOP-ATTACK.

The shelves are filled with bottled water; most are run through filters to give you some semblance of cleanliness. How about just pulling water straight from the source and bottling it? That is exactly what Jeju 16 Water does as it comes from Jeju, a very special volcanic island off the coast of South Korea, providing the water with all of the great minerals and taste from Mt. Halla. For more information visit Jeju 16 Water

Jeju 16 Water

Alfalit International works with the poorest countries in the world offering programs in literacy, basic education, preschool, health, nutrition, and community development. Alfalit focuses on teaching individuals how to read in their own language so it helps them attain better jobs as well as helping them become better parents just to start. For more information visit Alfalit.


The Grammy Museum was gifting passes to visit their historical and educational venue. The Grammy Museum’s mission is to help students use music as a gateway to learning and as a way to inspire and cultivate creativity and critical thinking, bringing in thousands of students every year. Right now they have Tupac exhibit as well as the Taylor Swift Experience. For more information visit the Grammy Museum.

Grammy Museum

Always a favorite at every GBK gift lounge are the handcrafted skin care products that are created by Heather Marianna in her Beauty Kitchen. In addition to creating amazing products, Heather uses her beauty kitchen to demonstrate to everyone how to create their very own beauty products right inside of their kitchen. Guests were gifted a travel bag with a number of goodies from Heather. For more information visit Heather Marianna.

Heather Marianna

Activeon gifting their hand held action camera to GBK guests. While there are plenty of action cameras on the market, there is nothing comparable to the quality of Activeon. The picture provides you amazing quality due to the 8 elements of aspherical glass lens that is unique to Activeon. For more information visit Activeon.


808 Audio was giving guests a sneak peek at the soon to be released 808 Performer BT.  These studio quality wireless Bluetooth headphones not only give you an amazing listening experience, but they also provide hands free calling and 15 hours of battery life per charge. Guests will be the first to get to try these as they were gifted a set at the GBK lounge. For more information visit 808 Audio.

If you are looking for a fabulous deal online when shopping the biggest brand names around, Le Jolie is the site for you. You are going to find not only the biggest names in fashion, but you are going to be able to purchase them at up to a 70% discount. Men, women, jewelry, Le Jolie has all of your fashion needs. For more information visit: Le Jolie.

Le Jolie

Meal replacement shakes have been around for years, but with the increasing number of vegans finding a version that fits that lifestyle has been difficult. Naturade has solved that dilemma with their Vegan Smart shakes that are a plant based vegan blend that comes in chocolate, vanilla and chai flavors. For more information visit Naturade.


Hard Candy was gifting an assortment of their cosmetic line while also having professional makeup artists’ onsite to provide any makeup application needs guests might need. In addition to cosmetics, Hard Candy was introducing their new line of sunglasses and prescription glass frames. For more information visit: Hard Candy.

Hard Candy

The secret as to why so many Italians have beautiful and luxurious hair and that is the Contesta Rock Hair lineup of hair care products. Contesta Rock tested all of their products to make sure they were perfect before bringing the to you and also created their unique volumizing and texturizing powder to give hair body. Cleans and refreshes hair absorbing sebum from the scalp.For more information visit: Contesta Rock.

Contesta Rock

ClearView Audio was demonstrating and gifting Clio, the first nearly invisible speaker, which operates easily using Bluetooth and sounds anything but invisible! Clio is perfect for any room that you want stunning sound but want a speaker that won’t be an eyesore. For more information visit ClearView Audio.

Scheana Marie: ‘Vanderpump Rules’ star Scheana Marie looks gorgeous at a Pre-Grammy gift lounge as she shows off a Clio by ClearView Audio invisible speaker

Bare Mixers was serving cocktails, virgin or with vodka, with what could simply be the perfect mixer. Organic and low-calorie, these tasty mixers come in three great flavors; margarita, lemon drop and pomegranate cranberry cosmo. For more information visit Bare Mixers and follow them on twitter@BareMixers

Citizen eCigar was gifting their beautiful flavored cigars that are made to help those who want to give up tobacco, but don’t want to give up that sensation of enjoying a fine cigar. Citizen comes in Cuban, vanilla, chocolate and peach flavors, all taste sensational and you get an amazing 1,000 puffs from each cigar. For more information visit Citizen.

Citizen eCigar

PISIDIA was showcasing their updated and latest line of stylish, high end and eco-friendly silicone fashion handbag line that were created for men and women and for an assortment of occasions. PISIDIA was gifting guests their choice of bags. For more information visit PISIDIA.


If you are looking for the ultimate cruise, you aren’t likely to find a more luxurious one than the cruise offered by Crystal Cruises. Very limited in the number of cruises they do per year due to the high quality, this is likely to be a once-in-a-lifetime trip and GBK guests were gifted a 10-day all-inclusive “China in Depth” cruise. For more information visit Crystal Cruises.

Crystal Cruises

Lula Mena, a Salvadorian designer, designs, develops eco-friendly products handmade by at risk women in El Salvador. Lula Mena has simply amazing pieces that also do a great amount of good for women in El Salvador. For more information visit Lula Mena.

Lula Mena

Tweezerman despite having the word “man” in their name, have always been geared towards female products. That finally changed and Tweezerman put together a great grooming package just for men and guests were gifted this package to take home and try out. For more information visit: Tweezerman.


Celebvidy offers fans of celebrities a chance to get a personalized video from participating celebrities. This is a great gift and a number of celebrities donate a portion of the proceeds to various charities. For more information visit: Celebvidy.


Jamie Elizabeth Sands, D.D.S. was gifting out an assortment of gifts to make sure every celebrity looked their best when showing off their pearly whites. Jamie gifted a $1,000 certificate good towards porcelain veneers and/or visalign along with a custom home tooth whitening kit and a free consultation. For more information visit Jamie Sands, D.D.S.

For those who want to get in a little better shape before they hit the red carpet, celebrity trainer Lalo Fuentes was gifting three personal training sessions along with his workout DVD collection so you can feel the burn of his Freeze workout in your own home. For more information visit: Lalo Fuentes.

Lalo Fuentes


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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