RAISED THE BAR FOR FASHION-FORWARD GIFTS AND LUXURY GIFTING
IN HONOR OF THE AWARDS SHOW
Leading Talent and the Stars of the 2012 MTV Movie Awards Came Out to Celebrate the Awards Show Including: Nominee Rob Riggle, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rico Rodriguez, Evan Handler, Steve-O, Taylor Armstrong, Lauren Bowles and more.
Los Angeles, CA (June 5, 2012) - This year, GBK - the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company – hosted a luxury gift lounge in honor of the MTV Movie Awards Nominees and Presenters on June 1st and 2nd at the L'Ermitage Hotel in Beverly Hills. GBK, the recipient of multiple BizBash's Award for "Best Gift Bag," offered its exclusive list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and media an opportunity to explore new products and enjoy a luxury environment. Partnered with (RED)™ - a non-profit organization created by Bono and Bobby Shriver to unite iconic companies and consumer power in the fight against AIDS in Africa, the lounge also allowed guests a chance to learn about this great cause and get involved.
Both days of the gift suite were met with beautiful sunny weather and a gorgeous view of the Hollywood skyline. Bright flowers, fresh décor and upbeat music made the ambiance radiate with excitement. This year's lounge was styled with the sleek and modern line of event furniture from Illuminated Industries, a leader in the illuminated furniture hire market.
GBK is know for their stylish luxury environments filled with today's newest products, and this year's lounge certainly did not disappoint. Guests were amazed by luxury sponsor Cubify - an interactive 3D printing experience where everyday products like designer shoes, iphone cases, gadgets, and jewelry come to life as pieces are printed on Cube 3D printers. One guest was overheard saying ""I can not wrap my head around this thing! It's a shoe! Crazy!" Guests received custom-designed, exclusive Fresh Fiber iphone cases and Freedom of Creation ipod nano bracelets with an opportunity to receive an @home 3D Cube printer!
Fashion was another great theme to the event, and guests explored the many different fashion sponsors showcasing their latest product lines and handmade accessories including: hand-crafted, unique, elegant leather cuffs by Ruby Roxanne Designs; Sprout Watches / Armitron Watches; Cartography – gifting one of a kind, found-object design necklaces composed entirely of antique charms gathered from flea markets, vintage shops and estate sales the world over; scarves by Robdechi, Halfbreed Clothing Co.; a lifestyle brand for people of Multi-Ethnic backgrounds and supporters of interracial relationships, will be gifting Tees, Tanks and Sweatshirts; shoes from Plomo; a collection of artisan jewelry, stationery, candles, fine art photography, spa and bath products from The Artisan Group; Lotus Premium Denim; Kent Denim; Negris LeBrum - branding themselves with Black Street Technology Corp touch screen watch phone "I SPY"; and Emys Clothing.
Other great gifts include celebrity-favorite RevitaLash ADVANCED -with RevitaLash® Advanced eyelash conditioner you'll be seeing beautiful, youthful looking lashes in record time. Eyelash conditioner that lengthens and thickens eyelashes, Hair by RevitaLash and RevitaLash Mascara and Perfect Primer; Keratin Complex – showcasing their at-home product line including a full-range of Keratin-infused styling products and tools; imPRESS Press on Manicure by Broadway Nails; MGA Entertainment, a consumer entertainment products company, showcasing their Bratz True Hope bald dolls and gifting their line of Bratzillas dolls; Jada Toys, Inc. gifting their Cutie Pops; delicious dips and spreads from America's top-selling hummus, Sabra; Toy State; and Caribbean Living Magazine, who gifted celebrities with 5 all inclusive nights at the new Hard Rock resort in Puerto Vallarta.
Before guests left for the day, they sampled delicious food provided by The Taco Man and an array of fine tequila from AsomBroso Tequila who was serving up their famous AsomCaddy Margaritas.
GBK 2012 Gift Lounge in Honor of the MTV Movie Awards Nominees and Presenters L'Ermitage - June 1st and 2nd 2012
(RED)™ RUSH GAMES powered by STiKS GAMING: Charity - (RED)™ - a non-profit organization created by Bono and Bobby Shriver to unite iconic companies and consumer power in the fight against AIDS in Africa. Since its inception in March 2006, sales from (RED)™ products and events have generated over $190 million for the Global Fund to invest in African AIDS programs. (RED)™ funds are focused on fighting AIDS through the elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015. Every day 1,000 babies are born with HIV, but by 2105 that number could be virtually zero.
Cubify - Cubify gifted custom designed, exclusive Fresh Fiber iphone cases and Freedom of Creation ipod nano bracelets, with select tech-enthusiastic guests received the ultimate toy- an @home 3D Cube printer. www.cubify.com
Caribbean Living Magazine - Caribbean Living Magazine gifted celebrities 5 all inclusive nights at the new Hard Rock resort in Puerto Vallarta. Www.facebook.com/carribeanLiving www.hrhallinclusive.com
Evamor Products Inc. - A couple of servings of Evamor natural alkaline artesian water a day helps combat excess acids introduced by the Modern American Acidic Diet and bring all natural relief. www.evamor.com
Halfbreed Clothing Co. - Halfbreed Clothing Co. gifted Tees, Tanks, and Sweatshirts and discussed how we can build pride within our multi-ethnic communities. www.halfbreedclothingco.com; www.facebook.com/iammybrand
imPRESS Press-On Manicure by Broadway Nails - imPRESS Press-On Manicure by Broadway Nails is the revolutionary way to apply polish. Featured advanced nail techonology, you can get a salon perfect manicure in seconds with no glue- simply peel off, press on, and you're done! www.impressmanicure.com
Keratin Complex - Keratin Complex's at-home product line includes a full-range of Keratin-infused styling products and tools that increase shine, minimize styling time and reduce frizz. Www.Keratincomplex.com
MGA Entertainment - Bratz dolls are back- bigger and better than ever! MGA showcased their Bratz True Hope bald dolls in celebration of their historic arrival at Toys R Us in mid-June. MGA will also gave celebrities an exclusive first look at the new Bratzillas line of dolls, not available in stores until August. Bratzillas are the older cousins of Bratz and they possess magical powers. Gifted to include one Bratzillas doll on site and an invitation to receive new Bratz True Hope dolls when they arrive in stores mid-June. www.mgae.com
RevitaLash ADVANCED - Newly formulated RevitaLash ADVANCED eyelash conditioner, that lengthens and thickens eyelashes. As well as their new hair product called Hair by RevitaLash which is conditioner that gives you thicker and fuller hair. Also RevitaLash Mascara and Perfect Primer that helps mascara adhere better to your eyelashes and the blue color enhances your eye color. As well as Spotlight Highlighting Pencil & Raven 12 Hour Eyeliner. www.revitalash.com
The Artisan Group - The Artisan Group gifted the celebrities and members of the press a lovely collection of jewelry, stationery, candles, fine art photography, spa and bath products, and other handcrafted gifts, valued at nearly $1,000. www.theartisangroup.org
Toy State - DUB Garage Toy Blazerz Signature DUB Edition styles with motorized driving action, custom music, fun lights and sounds make Blazerz stand out from the crowd. www.ToyState.com
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: gbkproductions.com.