In honor of the 2015 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles Wednesday night, Gavin Keilly's GBK Productions hosted its annual Pre-ESPY Awards gift lounge and celebrity poker tournament earlier in the week. GBK's event, held on Monday, July 13, attracted such sports personalities as Jalen Rose, Kenny Lofton, Festus Ezeli, David Lee, Andy Dalton, Shawne Merriman, Merril Hoge and Dallas Friday among numerous others.
At the suite, presenting sponsor ZIRH Men's Skincare handed out their grooming products such as shave cream and gel. Meanwhile, the upscale Barber Lounge provided on-site services for male attendees along with store products.
Guests loved Copper Tough Compression sleeves for ankles, elbows and calves. The sleeves provide support, improve circulation, wick away sweat and reduce recovery time of muscles. Ferocious Nutrition gifted their "Superhuman Muscle Stack" dietary supplements containing natural testosterone and HGH Booster.
Basketball star David Lee at GBK.
Attendees also got to choose between custom made official team jackets from MLB, NBA, NHL or NASCAR from license apparel company JH Design Group. They received gift cards for a year's worth of free sandwiches from Ike's Place along with a skip-the-line pass valid at all their California stores.
Other goodies included Plaque HD toothpaste, lifestyle bags from custom bag company Vessel and a $2500 gift certificate towards a Health Mate Infrared Sauna. Meanwhile, Caribbean Living Magazine gifted stays at resorts in Mexico and Jamaica.
The MyIntent Project gifted handcrafted bracelets and necklaces with an "intent" word of the celebrity's choice engraved on the bauble so when worn, it serves as a daily reminder to heed to its intent.
After the daylong event, an evening charity poker tournament saw such players as Mekhi Phifer, Roger Cross, Shawn Toub and Dan Fleyshman raise $6000 for charity group Falcons Youth and Family. The daytime gift lounge benefited KIDS in the GAME, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Inc., Model Citizen Fund and Falcons Youth and Family.
Basketball player Festus Ezeli at GBK.