Michael Kelly (Emmy Nominee), Anthony Anderson (Nominee:Lead Actor in a Comedy Series ), Leslie Jones (Nominee: Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (SNL) ), Tituss Burgess (Nominee: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series), John Tucker and Rachel Osterbach (EMMY winning docuseries on A&E “Born This Way, Presented at the Emmy’s), Akbar Gbajabiamila and Kristine Leahy (Hosts, Emmy nominated “American Ninja Warrior”), Yara Shahidi, Allen Maldonado and Aldis Hodge (Emmy Nominated Show “Black-ish”), Mishel Prada (Nominated show FTWD), Alex Chitty (Producer of Emmy Nominated “Vice”), Dan Rubin (Producer of Outstanding Comedy Series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), Christopher Jackson (Emmy presenter (Tony Award nominated actor for his performance as George Washington in Hamilton) and many more.
(Los Angeles, CA September 15th and 16th, 2017)
Pilot Pen and their “Modern Classics” theme inspired talent to write inspirational messages with the #1 selling and favorite pen in the US, the Vanishing Point retractable fountain pen, with a 18-karat gold nib. Pilot Pen’s space was adorned with colorful art reminding all that “Words Are Powerful, Choose Your Words Wisely”, which created a positive vibe alongside DJ Jesse from PRISM DJ’s, and the perfect grand entrance for attendees as they entered the lounge experience. Pilot Pen also inspired the celebrities to share their message by offering them a $5,000 donation to their charity of choice.
Blooming, the must-have high frequency facial massager, with LED light therapy that stimulates collagen, wowed the attendees by showcasing how the wand tightens the skin and reduces wrinkles using vitalizing Phyto Serum that visibly lifts and tones the skin.
After trying the Blooming wand, guests headed to the Burke Williams corner to get massages and hear about their latest Custom Blend oil options, and to continue the relaxation, were gifted a 3-day Spa Pass with Garden Room Service. Siddhayatan Spiritual Retreat also had the celebs relaxation taken care of, offering a three-day spiritual retreat experience to reduce stress and encourage self-discovery.
Two Gypsea Souls were the hit of the party, customizing vintage flannels for each celebrity with band images such as KISS, Fleetwood Mac and the Grateful Dead, and Textere Silk had the attendee’s nighttime attire covered, gifting silk Men’s and Women’s Pajama sets. The guests then sipped Vita Cup vitamin infused coffee, while they picked out their favorite pieces from BOPULENT’s new fall collection, and heard about the services that Bodacious Concierge offers and how they can redeem their $500 gift certificate for their next occasion.
Cali’flour Foods was a favorite for many celebrities passing through, sampling delicious pizza recipes on their low-calorie cauliflower crusts, which paired quite nicely with the refreshing cocktails from Ving Vodka, who debuted their Kale, Lemon Peel and Cucumber award-winning vodka.
Crown of Light had their exquisite diamond pieces on display, where talent could try on their $750,000 diamond necklace while they were customizing their Bouquet Bar gift box to thank their managers & agents for getting them where they are today. Next, they were fit for a pair of Enrico Cuini designer shoes, which some matched perfectly with their dress for the Emmy’s red carpet. Eva Gems and Jewels was also helping to tie red carpet looks together, showcasing bright gemstones and beautifully elegant designs that were available to wear for the evening.
Chateau Boswell poured their Chardonnay, Cabernet and Pinot Noir from their vineyard on St Helena, and Coravin gifted their wine preservation units to the nominees, which allows wine to be poured without ever corking the bottle. While sipping wine, attendees heard about the breathtaking resort in Cabo San Lucas that they were gifted a three-night stay to from Swanky Resorts Magazine.
Along with diamonds, chocolates, and designer shoes, attendees also went home with practical new products, such as the Mission Belt with the inside track design, eliminating the need for belt holes, and the iMaxAlarm, a personal security device which emits an ear deafening siren to help deter a potential attack, and draw the attention of the people around you to your emergency. Guests left with the Art naturals Bluetooth diffuser and eight essential oils, and Day and Night facial serums from Au Mieux in their gift bags as well.
Celebrities and guests were also introduced to four charities on-site, including International Society of Human Unity, gifting VIP invitations to the red carpet premiere of their film “Stopping Traffic” on September 26th, LA-based Animal Awarenessanimal rescue, Stop, Stand, Speak which strongly believes in Social Responsibility and has committed to the promotion and support of the growing Street Harassment movement, and Face Forward, who works with community leaders and organizations around the nation and throughout the world, in order to identify victims of violence who are working toward recovery and who carry the physical evidence of past abuse. Bullets4Peace also gifted their Hand-in-Hand stainless steel bracelets, and made donations to the Hand-in-Hand foundation to help with hurricane relief.
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 Luxury Lounge environment, GBK offers its clients a full range of marketing services. For more information on Gavin B. Keilly (CEO) or GBK, please go to gbkproductions.com.
In case there is any confusion: GBK is not affiliated with the Television Academy or the Emmys in anyway. They simply invite the nominees and the presenters to a great event!