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Sep 12, 2022

DEBBIE DURKIN PRESENTED  ECOLUXE  “ENDLESS SUMMER FESTIVAL”  AT THE BEVERLY HILTON IN HONOR OF TELEVISION’S  BIGGEST NIGHT

On Friday, September 9, 2022, the ECOLUXE “Endless Summer Festival” Experience honored the best of TV during Primetime Emmys weekend and was a charity fundraiser benefiting spcaLA.  The event featured a formal lunch in the Beverly Hilton’s Wilshire Gardens, pampering by health and wellness brands, an ECOLUXE Golden Metaverse Experience by BSW and sustainable activations making a social impact. 

The Beverly Hilton’s Executive Chef served up a curated luncheon from 12:00- 2:00pm PST and their infamous handcrafted Donut Wall was on display for snacks throughout the day! 

The event was recorded by KNEKT TV who interviewed attending stars about their current projects and streamed the event as a LIVE TV Special that day. www.ECOLUXE.KNEKT.LIVE

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Professional dancer (Beyonce’s dance Captain) Ashley Everett attends EcoLuxe and is gifted a trip to the Dominican Republic via Casa de Campo 

Paul Ben-Victor “Pam and Tommy” and Cali Senkpiel and Celebrity Musician and Designer Nikki Lund check out the vintage handbags by Luxmary Handbags

“American Ninja Warrior” host Matt Iseman & Jessica Ross and “Major Crimes” Kearran Giovanni  sip Neft Vodka

Anjali Bhimani from “Ms. Marvel” on Disney+ checks out dog friendly wellness brand Healthy Paws Herbal Labs

Actress Carolyn Hennesy takes home Liana Treat & Berry hand-dipped strawberries with gold drizzle. 

Former NFL Player & HBO “Ballers” start  Donovan Carter sips Dulce Vida Organic Tequila

“Lucy in 13: The Musical” (Netflix) Frankie McNellis and “Cobra Kai” Jesse Kove both enjoys skincare and body butter  by Royal Keepers

“Shameless” star Scott Michael Campbell tries Fresh & Meaty Burgers 

Attendees enjoyed the Metaverse Experience by cannabis collective BSW Nation Village

Additional celebrity attendees included: NBA Legend, Cuttino Mobley; Grammy winner “Train” Charlie Colin; “Dance Moms” Melissa Gisoni; “American Horror Story” Naomi Grossman; Keith Harris, the Black Eyed Peas Drummer; and more. View All images for selects! 

PARTICIPATING BRANDS 

Veteran TV/Film product placement producer Debbie Durkin invited the following brands to provide fun interactive installations and to showcase their products throughout the day. 

  • Casa de Campo Dominican Republic Resort & Villas which provided Emmy Nominees a 2-night stay at their luxury villas courtesy of Swanky Retreats and Caribbean Living Magazines
  • BSW Nation Village showcased a collection of cannabis culture lifestyle gear and accessories hosted by Balbuena Productions ECOLUXE GOLDEN EXPERIENCE, an interactive metaverse gallery and VR activation (VR goggles!)
  • NEFT VODKA premium spirits offered tastings, lifestyle gear, and product for attendees to take home.
  • Dolce Vida Organic Tequila shared tastings of their four signature flavors- tequila blanco, pineapple jalapeno, lime, and grapefruit!  
  • Luxmary Handbags held a  special giveaway for attendees featuring vintage Louis Vuitton designer handbags worth $1K. In addition, all ECOLUXE attendees received an invite to the Luxmary Handbags Sip N Shop event on Saturday September 10th at their retail store in Burbank. Guest were gifted a generous gift card at ECOLUXE to be used toward any purchase during the Sip N Shop event.  They also be provided gift bag items ranging ($200-$400) value including designer pieces such as a Gucci notebook, Emilio Pucci card holder, Miu Miu key ring, Cartier key holder, Chanel paper weight and more. 
  • Liana Treat & Berry featured an assortment of hand-dipped strawberries, wafers and madeleines in Ruby chocolate and white couverture chocolate, topped with signature drizzle, gold drizzle, marble, and gold leaf garnish. 
  • Royal Keepers gave VIPS multi use skin and hair care products of essential oils for men and women,  all skin types.
  • Kimberlicious Kouture Beauty (KK Beauty) cannabis-infused, eco friendly, THC butters & cosmetic collection will gift  perfumes, body butters, lip gloss, lip paint, and tees.
  • Healthy Paws Herbal Labs provides dog and cat parents with natural organic options to help keep their furry friends stay in optimal health. Now offering sustainable packaging!  
  • Nikki Lund Clothing will be an on-site Sponsor gifting select fashion items to attendees.
  • Fresh & Meaty BurgersRanked the #2 Best burger in LA and the #1 Turkey burger in LA. Provided samples and gift cards for their Los Angeles and Carson locations.
  • generosiTEA, a great tasting tea that gives back to charity through every purchase, from Country singer Stephen Westly.