The GBK "Rock N' Royalty" gift lounge was sponsored by Revitalash and Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp, and featured many charities that received support from the celebrities and musicians present.
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Mike, "The Situation," Sorrentino, ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Taio Cruz, Javier Colon of NBC's "The Voice", Chaka Khan, Melanie Amaro and Stereo Hogzz of FOX's "The X-Factor," "Days of our Lives'" Galen Gering, David Banner, Lil Jon, Skylar Grey and more were all gifted at GBK's "Rock N' Royalty" Lounge in honor of the 2011 American Music Awards and other distinguished music guests.
In addition to the myriad of celebrities present at the lounge, GBK gave a few up and coming musicians the opportunity to perform. The performing musicians included the GBK house band, FREQUENCY 5, pop-funk singer DeQn Sue, Angelyna Martinez, Paul Nagi, Brad Standley & The Foxflies, Stazz, JDrew and Neon Fangs.
"We were fortunate to have many talented musicians and celebrities support the charities on site," Gavin Keilly, GBK CEO said.
The charities at the GBK "Rock N' Royalty" Lounge included, Cuddly Bags - created by 10 year old J'Rose, which provides comfort items to children entering the foster care system. Cuddly Bags are filled with comfort items for kids who are taken from their homes with little or no belongings. The bags are intended to give the kids "something to hold on to" and give them comfort during their difficult time and transition into foster care. "Pushing the limits of art, compassion, and healing," Drawing Hope International uses visual art to join thousands of sexual assault survivors from every state in the U.S. and 150 other countries into a healing community which supports survivors to connect with their own strength, see their beauty and embrace their freedom. Also at the lounge was the Art of Peace Charitable Trust, which advocates for weapons reduction in the United States. They gifted a limited edition California Peace Angel print, signed by the artist Lin Evola. This print represents the hope for a violence-free future.
For more information about Cuddly Bags visit - www.facebook.com/cuddlybags
For more information about Drawing Hope International visit - www.pointswithpurpose.com
For more information about the Art of Peace Charitable Trust visit - http://www.aopct.org/index.html
Celebrities were gifted items nothing short of luxurious sponsors all weekend. Sponsors included, RevitaLash Advanced who gifted their eyelash conditioner that lengthens and thickens eyelashes as well as their new hair product, Hair by RevitaLash, which is a conditioner that provides fuller, thicker hair and RevitaLash Mascara and Perfect Primer that helps mascara better adhere to eyelashes also enhances eye color. Ergo gifted men's and women's natural progression denim. NYX Cosmetics, professional makeup line known to top makeup artists, celebrities and style insiders around the world, had a makeup artist on hand for touch ups and also gifted makeup, including the Trio Eyeshadow in Rock and Roll, Slide on Pencil in Gun Metal, Propel My Eyes Mascara, Pump It Up Lip Plumper in Scarlett and Advanced Salon Formula Nail Polish in Black.
Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp provides a unique experience that allows people to follow their dreams to write, record and perform with rock stars and to become a rock star themselves. They donated six guitars to be singed by celebrities including Paul Stanley of KISS and other talent attending the lounge. The signed guitars will be auctioned off and proceeds will go to charity. MF Liqueur kept the party going with a new, sexy cocktail for celebrity guests. The indiExhibit provide items including jewelry, bath and body products, candles, accessories and more. This non-profit artisan community provides artists and crafters from around the world the chance to further promote their brand while participating in a supportive creative environment. Based in Paris, Lotty Dotty, an American Company, gifted t-shirts with a screen-printed doll, in which one can change her outfit.
Many celebrities like Kyle and Chandler Massey and Galen Gering enjoyed the slip on temporary tattoos sleeves that gave a realistic looking tattoo in an instant by Priceco Australia - Temporary Tattoo Sleeves. Robert Graham gifted fabulous men's apparel from the X Collection and Freshly Laundered. Rullingnet gifted a VINCI Touchscreen Tablet that is designed with a child's safety in mind and came pre-loaded with progressive learning apps, including VINCI Games, VINCI Story Books and VINCI Music Videos, which are designed around VINCI Early Learning Objectives.
Many celebrities also enjoyed My Pillow Inc., which manufactures and markets one of the few patented pillows exclusively made in the USA, providing the most comfortable, adjustable and healthiest pillows ever. J. Nicole's Day Spa and Salon a Bumble & Bumble Exclusive Salon gifted a package containing Obagi medical skincare products, a gift card for a set of Novalash Candied Permanent Eyelash Extensions, a gift card for a house-call massage as well as a gift card for $100 worth of services at the salon and spa. O.N.E Coconut Water provided refreshing drinks at the bar. Fanny Wang Headphone Co., named one of Mashable's "5 Favorite Gadgets so Far this Year" (2011), gifted premium headphones that merge high fashion and technological expertise. The On Ear Wang headphones, featured a four-way noise cancelling solution and custom-paired titanium-plate drivers, are tuned to deliver natural, thumping bass with crystal clear mids and highs that compliment anything from urban hip hop to light rock in the highest caliber of sound. The best beanies and hoodies in the game were provided by Discrete Headwear. Etón Corporation gifted their sleek, easy to use, battery extender for cellphones, for power on the go.In the Land of Apparel there were tank tops, t-shirts and hoodies for gifted to celebrities like Liz Hernandez of Power 106 and E! News, and Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino. SGP gifted their fully customizable iPhone 4/4S cases with the addition of their sensitive and compact stylus pens. EARloomz, gifted their stylish headphones combined with Bluetooth Technology. The Shave of Beverly Hills = presented $200 gift certificates for services including haircuts, shaves, facials and manicures. Chappy and Bailey, LLC gifted their dog sweaters made from 100% ItalianCashmere and Martin Guitar gifted guitar strings.
In addition to gift sponsors, food and drink sponsors included bar sponsor, Adult Chocolate Milk with their premium pour-and-serve vodka-based cocktail, SUSHIPOPPER which provided delicious sushi in a portable device with fresh, pre-sliced sushi that is pushed up from the bottom and eaten from the top, gourmet cupcakes with no artificial flavoring and shortening known for their pull-apart cupcake cakes were on hand from Polkatots Cupcakes. Two Degrees provided their all-natural, vegan and gluten free food bars. Two Degrees is the first one-for-one food company, for each bar purchased they give a nutrition pack to a hungry child.
GBK is the recipient of multiple BizBash Awards for "Best Gift Bag," and will be producing gifting suites in honor of the following upcoming award shows: Golden Globes, the DirecTV's Beach Bowl during Super Bowl Weekend and the Academy Awards.
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 togbkproductions.com