GBK, the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, honors the 2013 ESPY Awards’ Nominees and Presenters with their GBK Pre-Awards Lounge. GBK’s exclusive list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and Media will have an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day of excellent music, food, poker tournament, charity fundraising and memorable gifts.
GBK (gbkproductions.com), the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company, honors the 2013 ESPY Awards’ Nominees and Presenters with their GBK Pre-Awards Lounge. GBK’s exclusive list of invited celebrities, VIPs, and Media will have an opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day of excellent music, food, poker tournament, charity fundraising and memorable gifts.
The 2013 ESPY Awards Nominees and Presenters will be greeted by the sounds of the 10-year-old DJ phenomenon: DJ BABYCHINO, the world’s youngest DJ. Guests will sample delicious food by Ike’s Love & Sandwiches LLC; healthy snacks by Bare Snacks; and Jalisco’s Mobile Taco Grill, The Premier Mobile Taco Grill Company in L.A., O.C. and surrounding areas; and enjoy lovely drinks by Chambord Premium Spirits.
GBK’s blend of entertainment, celebrity marketing and charity fundraising consistently sets new standards for the industry and this event is no different. With the help of participating sponsors and generous celebrity guests, 100% of the poker tournament proceeds will be a charitable donation. Both celebrities and professional poker players will partake in the poker tournament.
This year’s lounge features a variety of youthful, trend-setting products in the sports and athletic apparel categories such as: SKLZ, the industry leader in athletic performance and sports skill development products, gifting The Gold Flex warm-up and The SKLZ Pro Mini Hoop; Dazadi.com, gifting a 0 gift card to shop top brands in sports equipment, home court, home gym and game rooms; The Marena Group, gifting Athletics8™, the most comfortable, high-performance athletic compression apparel on the market that will improve performance and reduce soreness; Fruit of the Loom, gifting t-shirts from two of their new lines: the Big & Tall Collection and the BEST collection; and JH Design Group, a leading licensed apparel manufacturer with over 97 licenses including MLB, NBA, NASCAR, Ford, Chevy, Coca Cola, Marvel, DC Comics, and many others, gifting NBA, NASCAR and MLB licensed jackets/hoodies; and Nutrition53, a multifaceted nutrition company founded by Bill Romanowski, gifting Lean1 and Vegan1.
Ever-evolving technology has brought us fantastic sponsors and gifts, including: Negris LeBrum Clothing Co., gifting their beautifully styled wireless MP3 headphones; iLinks, who manufactures and sells smart golf clubs which allow the user to view the flight of their ball on a smart phone app; and MHL, new technology which allows you to work from any location, play mobile games with no lag, and stream TV or movies in HD; and Technogel Sleeping, gifting exclusive memory foam based pillows made with a unique patented gel layer, providing comfort and ergonomic support.
A true highlight of the lounge is Sparkling Hill Resort, a European-inspired wellness resort known as the first resort in the world to incorporate Swarovski crystal elements into every aspect of its design. Guests will receive a Couples Escape in a stunning penthouse suite.
Jewelry and accessories resume their place as a must have at any GBK Lounge. The lounge will feature sponsors such as: Jason of Beverly Hills, known for creating one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces for the Hollywood Elite, gifting 0 gift certificates; Bands for Arms, gifting handmade bracelets made from donated military uniformed from all military branches; Fly Watches, gifting a fun and colorful interchangeable LED watch; and Wild Soul Sunglasses, gifting beautiful Acetate Sunglasses named after untamed wild animals.
Before guests leave for the day, they will stop by Miracle Details, an upper echelon mobile and convenient detail service, to pick up their vehicle, which will have received a V.I.P. car detail valued at 0 – not only a crowd pleaser, but also the perfect touch to this celebratory event.
As always, GBK will feature an array of charitable organizations, including: The Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, which donates money and services on a need based scale to organizations all over the Los Angeles county, and provides disaster relief in California and the United States; and The Model Citizen Fund, which distributes life-sustaining backpacks filled with 150 items that include food, health, and survival essentials to the homeless and disaster victims, giving them the tools and confidence to build/rebuild their lives.
Additional charity beneficiaries include: The Mama Sarah Obama Foundation, a charitable nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the education and welfare of disenfranchised children in order to help them successfully achieve their goals and have a better future; and The Giving Back Fund (GBF), a nonprofit organization that provides philanthropic consulting, management, administrative services, and program development to individuals and corporations.
For more information about The Los Angeles Lakers Youth Foundation, please visit: http://www.nba.com/lakers/community/foundation.html
For more information about The Giving Back Fund, please visit: http://www.givingback.org
For more information about The Mama Sarah Obama Foundation, please visit: http://www.msof.org
For more information about The Model Citizen Fund, please visit: http://www.ModelCitizenFund.org
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.
GBK is not affiliated with, endorsed, or sponsored by ESPN; the ESPY Awards; ABC, Inc.; The Walt Disney Company; or The Hearst Corporation.
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Posted On: Los Angeles, CA July 08, 2013