Thursday, July 16, 2015

GBK's 2015 ESPY Awards Lounge at Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood

GBK's 2015 ESPY Awards’ Nominees and Presenters Gift Lounge and its products.

GBK  the luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company,  honored the 2015 ESPY Awards’ nominees and presenters with their annual GBK Pre-Awards Lounge two days prior to the awards.

By Karen Ostlund in West Hollywood 
The event took place at Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood, and featured a wide variety of sports-related gifts and luxury items ranging from vacations to apparel, and concluded with a charity-driven poker tournament in the evening.Signature cocktails were provided by Tito's vodka and AsomBroso Tequila. Juices

GBK’s  invited celebrities, VIPs, and media had the opportunity to enjoy gifts from participating sponsors, music by GoodBoy, party DJ, and a poker tournament same night –  to raise funds for the event’s participating charities:
The Model Citizen Fund – Model Citizen Fund 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.
Muscular Dystrophy Association – MDA is the world’s leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to saving and improving the lives of people with muscle disease, including muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases.
KIDS in the GAME – KIDS in the GAME provides grants and passes to kids, youth sports organizations, and schools to support kids’ physical activity across the country.
Presenting sponsor  ZIRH Men's Grooming

This year’s lounge featured a variety of luxury and lifestyle brands:
Presenting Sponsor, ZIRH Men’s Skincare, provided premium skincare and shaving essentials. ZIRH is a go-to for celebrities, professional athletes and musicians.             

On the health and wellness front, gifts included: a $2,500 gift certificate towards a Health Mate Infrared Sauna, - "bring ultimate comfort and style to your sauna experience and enjoy the benefits of both nature and technology in Health Mate Classic for Two"

Celebrity trainer Lalo Fuentes is the creator of the proven freeze technique with his 2 workout videos, and now Lalo's Lifestyle  Vacations:
When you sign up to join one of my fitness trips, you can expect a hands on sailing experience in the Caribbean, sand boarding on the Sahara desert, snorkeling on the Adriatic Sea, hiking Machu Picchu or paddle boarding off the Amalfi coast. The idea is to fill your day with fun activities that keep you moving, motivated and looking for more, just like when you were a kid." Guests also received 3 personal training sessions with  Lalo Fuentes with LaloFitness.

 Celebrity trainer Lalo Fuentes

An anti-aging facial serum from DERMAFFECT is biotech company that manufactures peptides and protein for skin  Dental hygiene gifts from PlaqueHD, the first professional plaque-identifying toothpaste loved by dentists, patients and parents nationwide.  toothpaste and Violet Iodine tablets, 
-non prescription pill to remove pre-menstrual breast discomfort
Vesselbags are best known as golf-bags, and now also launching duffle-bags, backpacks and briefcases in material as pebble grain, matte, satin, brushed, patent, carbon and canvas

 Ferocious Nutrition, gifted Natural Testosterone and HGH Booster for men looking to boost performance and gain muscle mass; and Cheribundi, a fresh pressed tart cherry juice made from a proprietary juicing process to yield peak antioxidant levels.
JH Design Group presented custom official team jackets from MLB, NBA, NHL and Nascar. gifted Compression Sleeves for athletic and everyday wear.
M the Movement, "M Face Tee" with a gold foil hit. 


Whats Your Word bracelet making. 
 Dale's low calorie energy blend, that does not contain taurine, sunglasses, are also environmentally correct.
Woodzee glasses are both optical and sunglasses, and have been providing quality wooden eyewear and accessories from exclusively recycled, natural, and biodegradable materials since 2011, manufactured in Chico, CA: Among material choices: acetate, buffalo horn, red sawokecik, bamboo, wood and oak barrel.

Other great gifts included: certificate for resorts throughout Mexico and Jamaica, compliments of Caribbean Living Magazine; $400 gift certificate towards a custom scrapbook from and a free “Ike’s for a Year” card and “Skip the Line” pass from Ike’s Place – award-winning sandwiches for meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans and gluten-free The Barber Lounge offered last minute men's grooming services and BL products such as shampoo, conditioner, pomade and shave oil.  


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