Every year talented owners of LA’s finest special event production companies present pre-event celebrity suites to honor the nominees and presenters of the Golden Globe Awards. They are held in the best hotels and venues in Beverly Hills, nearby the Beverly Hilton Hotel, which is home to this prestegious event.

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Actor Joe Mantegna

Below you will get a quick glimpse of what award nominees experience at these luxurious suites. It’s a fast moving combination of fun, fabulous gifting, delicious food, snacks and beverages with the media capturing every moment for posterity.

GBK Productions in tandem with Pilot Pens held the 2014 suite at L’Ermitage Hotel on the rooftop, where celebrities were given a bevy of wonderful gifts to enjoy, enjoyed savoring food, beverages and hors d’oeuvres as they perused the area meeting sponsors, charity organization leaders like Planet Eco and Lambda Legal while posing for photographs.


Yoplait Greek Yogurt

Gavin Keilly, CEO and founder of GBK, and his talented staff always provide fun food and healthy fair sponsors for their events. This year they featured Kyra’s Bake Shop serving delicious treats that are gluten free, Yoplait Greek yogurt, and Bulgarini Gelato. Rollin’ Rib BBQ brought their slow cooked smoked BBQ flavor to attending guests, Sabra, the leader in refrigerated dips and spreads served several choices to guests. SAAS Hot Sauce was served with chips at the pool, and V Wine offered a select gifting Wine Club Membership to their tasting room with wine from over 22 California boutique wineries to celebrities. Other food and beverage delicacies included Brownie Brittle, COMBOS Baked Snacks, Marathon Bars, Matt’s Munchies, Pasta Chips, popchips, Bread Basket, and VitaCoco.  

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DPA Hertzog wine

DBA – Nathalie Dubois-Sissoko, and DPA hosted a fabulous DPA Talent Lounge on the rooftop Terrace of The Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel, where gifts of amazing luxury products and services were offered to celebrities, nominees and presenters. They included designer Braxilian Barbara Bela, DNA, Doina Pirau, Pascal Piveteau Parisian leather stretch couture, Tahitian black pearls by Hinerava, Single by Galina Sobolev, NYC Arido Jewelry, Marchon sunglasses from French and Italian designers. The Sierra Club was once again the grassroots environmental organization.

Jill's Chocolates

Jill’s Chocolates


A variety of healthy snack gifts and beverages were available including Foxy’s premium Frozen Yogurt, Buchulife Products, The Luxe Rodeo Drive Hotel, Herzig Wine cellars, Coco Libre coconut water, Volvic spring water, Belvoir Fruit farms, Pacific peanut butter, White Girl Salsa, Toffee Talk, The Yes bar, Energems and Jill’s Chocolates from Nova Scotia. The Luxe Executive Chef Oliver Rousselle and his staff provided nibbles and beverages for visitors on their rooftop venue with the beautiful view.

OH CANADA at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, produced by Beth Laski, was an amazing collection of Canadian business owners and charming Canadians, who charmed the media and celebrities with their delightful products and services.


Oh Canada’s Lillyfield Cakes

Country singer Bobby Wills was busy signing autographed CDs  to support human rights, and he shared his excitement regarding the announcement of the Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights opening on September 20, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. It will be the only museum in the world dedicated solely to helping people understand, celebrate and promote human rights. For details please visit www.friendsofcmhr.com.

Elman’s pickles, Reach (Research Education and Awareness for Children with Hirschsprung’s Disease), Farmery Beer, LillyField Cakes & High Tea Bakery Cookies, The Harmont Candle Company, Sugar Blossom Designs, StarMaker Beverly Hills Orthodontics, Gris Gris Factory, Bead-A-Bling, Julie’s Jewelry, Paul Venoit Make-Up Design, and Friends of the Museum of Canadian Human Rights were participants.

The Peninsula Hotel staff provided a beautiful lunch beverages and snacks for celebs and guests to enjoy. Guests savored pasta, sandwiches, Ceasar salad, cookies, cakes, relishes (including Elman’s kosher pickles) and a variety of refreshing beverages on the Peninsula’s private patio directed by Chef David Codney and served by his able staff. 


By Bonnie Carroll