Luxury lifestyle gift lounge and special events company GBK (gbkproductions.com) and Cooper Tire recently hosted an exclusive lounge honoring the 2016 ESPY Awards’ nominees and presenters at LA’s hip Line Hotel.
Celebrities and sports icons visited to collect gadgets, goodies and vacations. Guests included Odell Beckham Jr. (2015 ESPY Winner for Best Play), Eric Berry (Best Comeback Athlete Nominee), Chloe Kim (Best Female Action Sports Athlete & Best Breakthrough Athlete Nominee), Gus Kenworthy (Best Action Sports Athlete Nominee), Devon Still (Defensive Tackle, Houston Texans), Jason Belmonte (2015 ESPY Winner & 2016 Nominee for Best Bowler), Prince Amukamara (Cornerback, Jacksonville Jags), Rashad Jennings (Running Back, NY Giants), Chris Canty (Defensive End, Baltimore Ravens), Joe Berenyi (Best Male Athlete with a Disability Nominee), and many of the Super Bowl Champions, including Ronnie Hillman and Chris Harris Jr. Other special guests included Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Dule Hill, and Curt Menefee.
Title Sponsor Cooper Tire was a focal point of the lounge, treating select celebrities to a brand new set of the newly launched high performance Cooper Zeon RS3-G1.
Brands offering health and wellness products included Boxer Wachler Vision Institute and Dr. Liza of the [fix] chiropractic + massage. Ricky Berens, former American competition swimmer, two-time gold medalist, world champion, and current world record-holder was on-site representing the High Protein Nulo Pet. The Good Chiropractor presented a pain relief package, including the full series of Motion study digital X-rays and 5 chiropractic treatments with Master Chiropractor Dr. KenGee Ehrlich.
Guests enjoyed fashion and accessory products from BOPULENT Jewelry, ProTrending SoundStitch’s HB3 Technology™ machine washable headphones, official licensed custom jackets of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, JLEW’s contemporary lifestyle bags, unisex clothing line Maebane, Zumer Sport backpacks and duffel bags made from actual sport ball materials, and RunPhones’ comfortable headphones.
Other hot items included stays at luxury four star resort Bay Gardens Beach Resort and Spa; BESTofLEGACY’s leather scrapbooks offering celebrities a compilation of their press clippings and photos; Dumbo Lounge Sacks; and EPIK Learning Tablet for kids, featuring award-winning learning programs. LA’s Dog Trainer supplied free admission to the Precision Timing/Clicker Workshop, while LA Solar Group gifted solar-powered portable cell phone chargers. Segway miniPRO offered a hands free, self-balancing personal transporter.
After the sun went down, a private poker tournament played out at the trendy venue to raise thousands of dollars for three worthy causes – LA Clippers Foundation, The Model Citizen Fund and the Animal Wellness Foundation.
(Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for GBK Productions)