2012 GBK Emmy Luxury Gift Lounge

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Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report hosts, JJ Snyder and Kirby Kristen, were invited to come out and cover the 2012 GBK Emmy Luxury Gift Lounge at the W Hotel in Hollywood. This year’s event gifted four charities: Make a Wish FoundationSomaly Mam FoundationDream Center and Best Friends Animal Society.

Making Wishes Come True

This year Make a Wish Foundation and The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences have granted the wish of Valentina Oliver, an 18 year old  from Phoenix AZ who suffers from Sickle Cell Disease the opportunity to feel like a celebrity and walk the Emmys red carpet with her family.

About GBK
GBK has donated over $3 Million in products, services, and cash over the last 3 years to various charities. And gives 20% of its proceeds to participating charities. No other gift lounge can state that or even comes close! GBK is widely known for its celebrity-driven luxury gift lounges, the foundational belief of GBK is a continual commitment to giving back to the community. Please visit their website for more information at www.gbkproductions.com

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Having Fun at the GBK, BOP and Tiger Beat 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards Gift Lounge

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GBK 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards Gift Lounge, more photos on Flickr.

Click and Watch our YouTube Playlist with 11 celeb interviews from the GBK Gift Lounge

Mingle Media TV and host Kristyn Burtt were invited to come out and cover the GBK, BOP and TIGER BEAT Celebrity Gift Lounge in Honor of the 2012 Kids’ Choice Awards Nominees and Presenters and a birthday bash supporting the American Cancer Society and cancer survivors everywhere.

As always, giving charities an opportunity to share their cause and draw attention to the work they are doing is a major focus with GBK Gift Lounge’s. The GBK, BOP & Tiger Beat Gift Lounge will also support the following charities:

Dream Center for leading the fight against human trafficking by opening the nation’s largest shelter for victims of human trafficking. www.dreamcenter.org.

Model Citizen Fund, LLC – a charity that fills backpacks with 150 emergency supply items for the homeless. www.modelcitizenfund.com

The American Cancer Society – with more than three million volunteers they fight for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the nation’s largest non-governmental investor in cancer research, contributing about $3.4 billion, we turn what we know about cancer into what we do. As a result, about 11 million people in America who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will be celebrating birthdays this year. 1-800-227-2345 or www.cancer.org.

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. 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 info please visit: www.gbkproductions.com.

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GBK 2012 Academy Awards Nominees Celebrity Gift Lounge Photos + Video Interviews


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Mingle Media TV and hosts, Kristyn Burtt and Misty Kingma were invited to come out and the 2012 GBK Celebrity Gift Lounge, honoring Academy Award nominees and presenters and benefiting The Worldteam Foundation – Rick and Sue Clark started the Worldteam Foundation in 2006 to combat human trafficking, starting with Thailand and the United States; HollyRod Foundation – The HollyRod foundation is dedicated to providing compassionate cave to those living with autism and Parkinson’s disease; Drawing for Hope – “Pushing the limits of art, compassion, and healing.” Drawing Hope International uses visual art to join sexual assault survivors from every state in the US and 150 other countries into a healing community which supports survivors to connect with their own strength, see their beauty and embrace their freedom and lastly; The Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation- The mission is to raise funds for research and awareness towards a cure for Juvenile diabetes.

One of GBK’s supporting initiatives this week included the purchase of laptop computers which are being donated to the HollyRod Foundation in the name of each nominee or presenter who attends the upcoming annual GBK celebrity lounge.

GBK, the recipient of multiple “Best Gift Bag” awards by BizBash will, once again, continue to raise the bar with their celebrity gift bags. GBK will host three lucky winners, recipients of GBK’s celebrity gift bags, which were auctioned off at the Keep Memory Alive Ball and March of Dimes Foundation this past year, raising over $65,000.00 for these charitable causes. The winners bid for the famed GBK Celebrity Gift bags and the opportunity to have a ‘real’ celebrity experience at the GBK celebrity suites this month.

In honor of this year’s Academy Awards, GBK proudly presents their remarkable sponsors at the GBK celebrity gift louge starting with the presenting sponsor; My Pillow: “Guaranteed the most comfortable pillow you’ll ever own.” – Premium down pillow.

Additional sponsors include:

Ajinomoto North America, Inc. – Capsiate Natura® is the first and only dietary supplement with rare, non-pungent capsinoids extracted from the natural CH-19 Sweet pepper, has been researched in nearly 50 extensive studies and substantiated to boost your metabolism* without any side effects, which can be helpful to your weight management in conjunction with diet and exercise. Glysom™ is a safe, effective, scientifically-proven and physician-distributed dietary supplement for deeper, sounder and more satisfying sleep without morning drowsiness* that leaves you fully refreshed for the day ahead.

AMBE – a revolutionary skin care system developed by nationally recognized & board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Milind Ambe. AMBE is excited to participate in this year GBK Oscar Gift Lounge, showcasing two of their most celebrated products, Vitamin Veil and All-In-One Night Cream.

FILTER 2GO – Filter 2GO products allow you to filter water as you drink in a portable bottle with included filtration device.

Gilly’s Organic – Gifting blissful, organic, spa products for your skin and hair. Sugar scrub, moisturizer and cleanser.

Glymed Plus® – The GlyMed Plus FOR MEN Essentials Travel Kit & DNA Reset Face & Neck Cream.

GOFoods – GOFoods is feeding and prospering the world by serving, saving and sharing relevant, easy-to-prepare meals and beverages for on-the-go-lifestyles that encourage people to eat nutritiously and spend time together while enjoying natural mouth-watering meals that taste as good today as they will in 25 years.

Kiwifox – Jar of Aqua Surge Age Defying Moisturizer, Shimmering Vitamin O2 Body Spray Mayawater – Pure thermal source water from the Norwegian mountains, with organic antioxidants, that protects and moisturizes your skin.

MicaGem Fragrance – Two wonderful fragrances, Human Man & Human Women. For every fragrance sold we buy a mosquito net for a child in need.

RevitaLash ADVANCED – Newly formulated RevitaLash ADVANCED eyelash conditioner that lengthens and thickens eyelashes, as well as their new hair product called Hair by RevitaLash, which is conditioner that gives you thicker and fuller hair. Also RevitaLash Mascara and Perfect Primer that helps mascara adhere better to your eyelashes and the blue color enhances your eye color/

Sweet Roll – Sweet Roll, by Get-Set-Go, LLC, is the only hair styler that organically conditions hair while styling! Style an entire head of hair with 1, 2, or 3 rollers in minutes; be hands free while it sets.

TEI Spa Essentials – Limited edition sonic spatula, facial mask and clutch, with 5% of proceeds to Downtown Women’s Center.

ThinkThin – The nominees and presenters will receive a beautiful wellness package filled with thinkThin nutrition bars and swag AND a special golden ticket for a year’s supply of thinkThin protein bars.

Julep – Gorgeous toxin-free nail colors and cutting-edge mani and pedi products. Julep Maven subscription ($240, $19.99 per month) = As a Julep Maven, you’ll get the hottest trends in nail color and the latest Mani and Pedi Care products delivered right to your door. And, because our Mavens are our very own VIPs, you’ll have access to these gorgeous colors and products before anyone else. Even better, every box we send you will be especially tailored to your unique style.

Vani-T – Gifting a gorgeous selection of chemical-free luxurious beauty products including Minerals, Tanning, Bodywear, and Teeth Whitening, as well as offering Spray Tanning and Makeup Services in the lead up to the Academy Awards.

Lafonn – Platinum bonded sterling silver jewelry with simulated diamonds and gemstones for every woman who believes in living her dreams.

Chloe + Isabel – Chloe + Isabel designs its line of fashion jewelry to appeal to every woman — whether they seek the timeless elegance of a classic piece, or the bold statement of the latest style.

Chick Boss – Two Hand-made lei necklaces with mixed metal art pendants from the Mayalei collection, a hand-woven scarves plus a Tee-shirt featuring the Chick Boss logo and slogan… “cross the road”.

FlairWalk.com – Flairwalk.com, Classic style with a little VaVoom, is giving away Gift certificates for our online boutique.

Karen McClintock – Earrings from 2012 Spring Collection featuring sterling silver, Swarovski crystals and semi-precious stones.

Made in Earth – Australia black tourmaline handcrafted sterling silver pendent.

Paccioni – The Paccioni Centum’ is part of a new collection which has been brought to launch in the US at the Oscars 2012, the opportunity to custom design your own ‘special edition’ quality Time piece.

SnapSac – Stylish totes will be provided by SnapSac, an exciting new line of eco-friendly totes that is reinventing reusable bags as more accessory than drab necessity.

The Artisan Group – The Artisan Group, an elite collective of over 700 small-business entrepreneurs, will showcase a broad spectrum of specialties including handcrafted jewelry; spa and bath products; designer stationery; purses and totes; knitted hats; designer iPhone cases; decorative-fused glass; a handcrafted tutu; pet toys; journals; handcrafted pens; hand-cut paper flowers, and fine art photography.

Sweet Shoppe Candles – Gifting a 16oz Anise Biscotti Jar Candle, the aroma of sweet baked goodness!

Tkaro – Red Dot Award winning Tkaro, a transportable glass bottle with protective stainless steel cover: the glass you take with you.

Ticklebelly Desserts – Luxury cake pops with metallic jewel finishes tucked into exclusive one of a kind totes.

Ozonator – (Two) Patented Ozonator™ The Green Refrigerator Machine, the 21st Century update to your refrigerator that extends the life of your fresh and organic fruits, vegetables, and perishable foods, saving you thousands on wasted food each year.

Milena’s Boutique – Milena`s Candles are made from exclusive organic and kosher soy wax, pure essential oils, soy oils organic wood wick and cotton wick. That is it, pure no petroleum products, no chemical dyes, no lead wicks, and no carcinogens! Most elegant handmade kosher organic moisturizing candle and body butters.

Max Mirani – MOVE Mobile Closet is a brilliant 2-in-1 cabin-size suitcase that eliminates the need to unpack and repack in each destination Mama Earth Rocks Publishing – Pinky the Star- Motivation Illustrated Children’s Books. Sweet Potato Mama Cookbook-Healthy, Eco-Friendly Gluten Free Cook Book, and Angels for Everyday Living-Angel Guide Book.

Carter Kustera brought to you by AOL – Custom silhouette and text portraits.

Colantotte/Trion:Z – Colantotte/Trion:Z products contain axially magnetized magnets arranged in a unique Alternating North-South Polarity Orientation (ANSPO™) which increases the magnetic field flow.

I-Wipey – I-Wipey the original peel + stick antibacterial screen cleaner.

Apple Revolution – Designer Caramel Apples.

Bread Basket Cake Company – Creamy rich dark chocolate red velvet truffles and a gift certificate for an 8 in custom cake.

Dorset Cereals – The gift box will include 2 packs of cereal (Berries & Cherries and Super Cranberry), 1 Dorset branded bowl, 1 spoon, 1 book Little book of Dorset and a post card from us saying that if they write to us we will send a free mixed case of our 5 cereals.

Gorreana Tea Estate – Organic European grown rare green & black tea collection from Europe’s only green tea Plantation.

Green PolkaDot Box – A large collection of the Green PolkaDot Box’s favorite organic foods and products, and a membership to the nation’s first online buying collective that gives members up to 60% savings on natural, non-GMO, and organic foods and products.

Obsessive Confection Disorder – An assortment of the finest vegan confections presented in a natural cotton tote bag.

WineChateau.com – Gifting a wide variety of wines as well as gift certificates.

CaliforniaCaviar.com – A customized caviar collection. Their choice of four different caviars in a caviar cooler with blini and crème fraiche.

Lumeria Maui – The Luxury Retreat – offers an alternative Travel Experience. A Luxury Educational Retreat offering Classes & Programs in yoga, water activities, metaphysical studies, horticulture and Hawaiian history and culture.

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: www.gbkproductions.com.

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Kids’ Choice Awards – LIVE from the Orange Carpet on Saturday

We were at the GBK Kids’ Choice Awards Gift Lounge yesterday to talk to some of our favorite kids in entertainment and check out the swag! Of course, Kristyn Burtt was having a lot of fun talking with these young actors… wait til you see the video interviews to see how much energy and fun they are out of character (or were they just having fun?)!

Rico Rodriguez from Modern Family

Rico Rodriguez from Modern Family

Bailee Madison - Actress

Bailee Madison - Actress

You’ll be able to watch the KCA’s LIVE from the Orange Carpet starting at 7 PM EST and then turn on your TV for the awards show.  You can also watch the Kids Choice Orange Carpet from your iPhone or iPad… take polls and more!

We saw a post on Clicker.com earlier and wanted to share it with you too because as you can see… nothing changes too very much in the world of kids… or does it? Hmm?? Tell us your theory on why it looks the same… from year to year? I think it’s because we all want to keep things the same, even though we want to have new experiences? Okay, that’s a bunch of hooey!

Watch TV Shows & Movies online at Clicker

Without further adieu… don’t forget to tune in for the Orange Carpet 7 PM EST / 4 PM PST – go to Nick.com and you can…

  • Watch LIVE streaming video from the Orange Carpet
  • See the latest celeb tweets
  • Take polls
  • Ask the stars questions
  • Save photos with the “Snap a Pic” button
  • Flip through tons of photos from the event

Sound like fun?? You will also see Jeff Sutphen, Victorious‘ Daniella Monet and iCarly‘s Noah Munck and watch a live performance by Victoria Justice.

Tell your parents that it’s your turn to watch the Kids’ Choice Awards – they got the Oscars LIVE online, now you get to check out your favorite stars too!