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By Preity Uupala
Observer Staff Writer 

Hollywood honors the Teen choice awards at the GBK Gifting Event

Showcased: 3DCheez, a unique service making interactive 3D photo favors made instantly

 

August 16, 2018

Desuar Spa was one of the beauty brands present, a day spa located in the heart of DTLA offering massages and high-end body and facial treatments

Hollywood honors the Teens choice awards at the GBK Gifting Event

August 16th, -Los Angeles, This Award season, GBK, the veteran Luxury Lifestyle Gifting and special events company honored the 2018 Teen Choice Awards Nominees by hosting its Annual Luxury Oscar gifting lounge. Held at Dave and Buster's in Hollywood, the official place to eat, drink, play and watch sports for young adults and families alike.

This Awards season saw luxury lifestyle brands being showcased such as:

3DCheez, a unique interactive service that offers unique interactive 3D photo favors made instantly on site.

Desuar Spa was one of the beauty brands present, a day spa located in the heart of DTLA offering massages and high-end body and facial treatments. They were gifting everyone a gift certificate towards a spa service.

Ezequiels healing tools were present and were showcasing a very unique gift indeed- a beautiful handmade positive energy healing orgonite pyramids. Perfect for meditation or healing, all guests could take one home with them.

Heads or Tails Pup was showcasing their main product- clothing and accessories made from recycled vintage clothing. A regular at the GBK suites, BOPULENT were there, showcasing handmade customized fine jewelry from California.

First Alert, one of the most trusted brands in home safety, were launching the new "One link Safe and Sound". This is the first smart smoke and CO alarm with a superior home speaker and built in alexa designed to make life more enjoyable, from playing music with premium sounds thanks to a natural acoustic backdrop from the ceiling to simple hands- free commands with Alexa.

PhatMojo, one of the fastest growing and most forward thinking toy companies in the world were presenting toys for the youngsters.

A unique brand present was Razor, with their new product; Razor Turbo Jets Step in and Blast off! Get ready to hit new neights of fun with turbo jets electric, motorized heels and wheels. This electric powered heel has an 80-watt motor and provides one of a kind boost to any pair of sneakers!

Straight from Northern California comes "Ike's place", a well known sandwich café brining together food and people with their award winning sandwiches around various locations in LA. Guests were given a gift certificate to try a sandwich compliments of the man himself, Ike Shehadeh, sandwich maker to the stars.

If you're feeling a bit dry, never fear ROAR beverages were at hand ready with their electrolyte infusions. ROAR is an innovative beverage company providing healthy and delicious electrolyte infusions for kids and for adults as well.

No gifting event impresses unless it includes travel treats. This event had a unique experience it was showcasing, the famed "La Corte dell'Astore" resort in Italy. At this resort, you can live in a dreamlike period, when simplicity was the real richness, the stone was an element of worth and tradition was a legend. Guests were treated to a 3-night stay in one of their luxury suites, a paragliding flight with bald eagles, a sailing boat trip complete with luxurious dinner.

Swanky Retreats Magazine partnered up with multiple locations to treat the celebrities with the gift of relaxation and travel The Hilton Puerto Vallarta is gifting a five-night at their all-inclusive enclave, The Hacienda, one of Puerto Vallarta's most iconic locations.

Another travel brand present was Limelight Hotels offering a three-night stay at the Limelight Hotel Aspen, Idaho or Snowmass also in Colorado.

For a more spiritual touch, MyIntent was present and their product was a purposeful bracelet, the intent bracelets for meaningful conversations and positive action. The idea behind MyIntent is to encourage people to share truth and inspiration it each other.

The showpiece though was Italian culinary brand Il Palato headed by Michelin Star Chef Fillipo Sinisgalli, who is making quite a name for himself in Tinsel town as a celebrity chef. The guests were also sent home with a voucher for an exclusive Italian dining experience in their homes for up to 15 of their best friends.

Philanthropy has always been an integral part of any GBK event and this year the charity beneficiaries included:

Hayden's Hope Totes – they provided duffle bags for foster youth in transition with the foster care system.

My Life My power- supports teachers, parents and youth around the world to help them live a passionate life. They were gifting 2 complimentary tickets for emotional intelligence leadership training in LA. 

To conclude, it was a decadent and thoughtful gifting lounge with all the guests thoroughly enjoying what was on offer.

GBK is a luxury lifestyle gifting and special events company, formed in 2000 by Gavin Kelly. 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 GBK, please go to gbkproductions.com. We look forward to bringing to you the next GBK event that is not too far off

 

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