GBK’s Rock N’ Royalty Gift Lounge Honored Nominees and Presenters for the 2011 American Music Awards
The exclusive gifting lounges GBK produces are platforms for celebrity, charities and businesses to come together for fun, support, promotion and a lot of great swag. The “Rock N’ Royalty-themed Gift Lounge at the SLS Hotel also honored the nominees and presenters and other distinguished musical talent for the 2011 American Music Awards.
Many actors and Hollywood personalities such as Twilight’s Bronson Pelletier, Brooke Hogan, 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 onhand for the celebration.
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. For more information about Cuddly Bags visit – www.facebook.com/cuddlybags, Click here to see her Youtube Channel for J’Rose’s music…
“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. For more information about Drawing Hope International visit – www.pointswithpurpose.com
Also at the lounge was the Art of Peace Charitable Trust, which advocates for weapons reduction in the United States. Displayed was the beautiful angel that was crafted from melted down guns and nuclear missle casings! 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 the Art of Peace Charitable Trust visit – www.AOPCT.com
Two Degrees Food, dedicated to helping the starving children of the world at the GBK Rock N’ Royalty Gifting Lounge for the 2011 American Music. This is an altruistic company with a solid, workable plan to save starving children in Africa and Haiti. For more info, go to: www.Twodegreesfood.com, and the charity that distributes food donated by Two Degrees, www.ActionAgainstHunger.org
Click here to check out all the great brands and businesses that gifted the stars at the GBK “Rock N’ Royalty-themed Gift Lounge at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills.
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 to gbkproductions.com
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Written by Victoria Chadwell