2013 Teen Choice Gift Lounge Was A Great Success!

Backstage Creations Produced the Celebrity Retreat For Gift and Giving at Teen Choice 2013 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- SATURDAY, AUGUST 10 & SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013 Los Angeles, CA (August 11, 2013) -- Backstage Creations, specialists in award show gifts and custom backstage Celebrity Retreats, produced the Celebrity Retreat at the Teen Choice 2013 that aired live from the Gibson Amphitheater, Universal City August 11. Hosted by Darren Criss and Lucy Hale, TEEN CHOICE 2013 celebrated the hottest teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web. The show featured performances by One Direction, Demi Lovato and Paramore. Other attendees included; Sandra Bullock, Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Ian Somerhalder, Bella Thorne, Rebel Wilson, Logan Lerman, Chlo Grace Moretz, Abigail Breslin, Tyler Posey, Cody Simpson, Gabby Douglas, Hailee Steinfeld, Lily Collins, Erin Andrews, Skylar Astin, Emblem3, Max Greenfield, Bridgit Mendler, Leven Rambin and many more. The gift items selected for the Celebrity Retreat include: At the 1D+ OD LIVE LOVE MOVE: Together Against Bullying mock classroom, Glee Co-stars Darren Criss and Lauren Potter were having a fun time as if they were pretending to be back at McKinley High. Darren then grabbed 1D+OD binder and hugged it as if were a young teenage girl. He pledged his support for anti-bullying and then headed to the stage to start the show. Lauren received 1D + OD products and continued through the suite. www.officedepot.com/catalog/search.do?Ntt=one+direction International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred)- Actor Ben Platt who stared inPitch Perfect, which was awarded the Teen Choice Award for Best Movie, pledged his support of this campaign and learning more about the connection between music and depression in which he responded Great and signed a Hope card with a personal message.. www.ifred.org Marchon - Star of the Vampire Diaries and a red-carpet trend-setter Kat Graham dressed in a skin tight black leather skirt , got a custom fitting for a new pair of sunglass and called the selection amazing www.marchon.com Mary Kay At Play- Actress Meilssa Peterman from ABC Familys new hit show Baby Daddy is already a fan of the cosmetic line saying I use Mary Kay skin care every night. She received some new products to add to her make-up bag including; At Play Baked Eye Trio, At Play Eye Crayon, At Play Jelly Lip Gloss and At Play Lip Crayon. www.marykay.com MCFADIN- Lucy Hale, Co-host of Teen Choice 2013 stopped by during her rehearsal break but the short time she had didnt take away form her excitement for many of the brands and products. As she made her way to the McFadin display she excitedly said, These are awesome. I want to take like 20 of them home with me. www.mcfadin.com Nerf Rebelle- Niall Horan of One Direction on the Nerf Rebelle. I love Nerf, these are awesome. He even to tested his archery skills by shooting a stuffed Wonka Nerd off of his security guards head. Before he lefrt he grabbed a few extra darts to battle with his band mates. www.hasbro.com North Shore Goodies- Actor Keegan Allen , star of Pretty Little Liars is definitely not lying about his feeling for the original coconut peanut butter, he proclaimed this The best peanut butter ever Amazing. www.northshoregoodies.net Rider Sandals- Singer, Actor, Producer and all together good guy, LL Cool J stopped by the Celebrity Retreat to support his wife Simone and her jewelry line, but along http://Tia-Cyrus.blogtur.com - Tia Cyrus - the way discovered the amazing Rider Sandal. He said, Im going to rock these at my next show . And they will be perfect when we go to Brazil for the world cup. . www.ridersanndsls.com Scotch Expressions Tape- Alex Newell looked glam and red carpet ready arriving in black stappy heels. The Glee star picked out a variety of purple Scotch Expressions Tapes to decorate his backpack being donated to charity and especially loved the black high heel Scotch Shoe Desktop Tape Dispenser. www.scotchbrand.com.exp Simone I. Smith Jewelry The beautiful, fun and colorful shimmery shaped lollipop and candy necklaces are a favorite among Hollywoods A-list stars. . Actress Katie Cassidy, who was voted on the best dressed in form fitting pink dress, I want it all. I love layering the candy with the lollipop She was so thrilled with her necklace selections that she wore them right out the door. www.Simoneismith.com Wonka- It was definitely a consensus that everyone loves a sweet treat. But no one is a bigger fan than Singer/Actor Cody Simpson, This is the booth Ive been waiting to visit. I love nerds www.wonka.com 808 CANZ Disney star Peyton List selected one of the 808 Canz portable speaker by saying I needed on of these for my iPod. www.808audio.com Swiss Watch International- -The guys in Emblem3 selected the red line Mens RPM Chronograph black watch and member before the start of the show and Drew Chadwick like his so much he wore his right away and to the red-carpet. http://redlinewatches.com/RL_rpmChrono.asp Ouya- Actor Adam Divine, from the hit movie 'Pitch Perfect' when he saw the Ouya gaming consol, I didnt think video games could get much better. I love Sonic. http://www.ouya.tv/ Celebrities also received a gift bag filled with the following: CoralActives- www.coralactives.com Happy Seeds - www.happyseedsglutenfree.com Invitation Consultants- www.invitationconsultants.com Jacquie Jordan Inc. Publishing / TVGuestpert.com- www.DarrenCampo.com Logitech- Logitech Eye Candy Color Collection. www.logitech.com Madpax- 3D inspired backpacks and accessories for kids of all ages. Rock that inner creature! www.madpax.com Mojo Backpacks- , Mojo adds edge into all of its fashion forward creations. www.mojobackpacks.com Pack N Pride- www.pack-n-pride.com Paramount Home Media Distribution- In director Jon M. Chus heart-pounding thrill ride, global hit. The G.I. JOE: RETALIATION Blu-ray/DVD combo pack. http://www.gijoemovie.com So Cool Kids- glycerin soaps. http://www.socoolkids.com This years Retreat is not just a Gift Suite but also a Giving Suite. Stars were invited to give as well as receive with several charitable causes: City of Hope - Celebrities were invited to experience and receive a sample of the Nerf Rebelle Heartbreaker bow. A donation of Hasbro toys and games valued at $10,000 will be made to City of Hope Hospital. www.hasbro.com International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) celebrities were asked to Share how they #ShineYourLight of HOPE for depression. www.ifred.org LoveIsRespect.org- Mary Kay asked celebs to kiss for a cause. For every signature and kiss print or doodle that a celebrity provides, Mary Kay will donate $1,000 to loveisrespect.org in their name. Mary Kay will double a celebrities donation to loveisrespect.org if they also tweet a picture or message to their fan base about their participation using the hashtag #MKkiss. Tia Mowry on the Mary Kay donation, OMG I love that charity One Direction signed the Kiss for a Cause card and commented Thats aweome Office Depot Foundation-By visiting 1D + OD's booth, celebrities will be supporting the 1D + OD LIVE LOVE MOVE Together Against Bullying message to "Be Nice." The booth looked like a mock classroom, where each celebrity was invited to sit and either write one line in an effort to create positive lyrics or an inspirational words. They allwill be gifted 1D + OD products to promote anti-bullying education in schools. The classroom will help raise awarenes