The 2013 American Country Awards Celebrity Retreat was held backstage at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas by Backstage Creations. The awards featured hosts Trace Adkins and Danica, T performances by Florida Georgia Line, Kellie Pickler, and Jake Owen with Billy Gibbons, presenters included Olivia Newton-John, Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery to name a few.
Backstage Creations specialists in award show gifts and custom backstage Celebrity retreats. The organization was created in 2000 by Karen Wood, formerly a talent coordinator on over 50 award shows and gives major corporations as well as up-and-coming designers the exclusive opportunity to personally introduce their services and products to celebrities.
The gift items selected for the Celebrity Retreat include and or gift bags include:
ABCmouse.com- The gift of learning from ABCmouse.com! ABCmouse.com is an award winning educational site for young children ages 2 to 6. The site offers a complete online curriculum that meets common core and states’ standards for preschool, pre-k, and kinergarten. The curriculum is presented through more than 3,000 fun and engaging educational activities, including books, games, animations, puzzles, art activities, songs, and printables. The site is completely safe and child-friendly, with no pop-ups, off-site links, or advertising. www.abcmouse.com
Cacao Art Chocolates- Artisan chocolates handmade with luxurious Venezuelan cacao. www.CacaoArt.com
Cliffside Malibu- The book “Ending Addiction for Good: The Ground-Breaking, Holistic, Evidence-Based Way to Transform Your Life.” www.cliffsidemalibu.com
Dooney & Bourke – The Cabriolet Weekender is the ultimate chic travel bag from iconic American leather goods company Dooney & Bourke. Made of rugged cabriolet twill and trimmed with bridle leather, it features an adjustable shoulder strap, and a roomy interior with multiple pockets. www.dooney.com
Invitation Consultants- Invitation consultants personalized gift stickers are the perfect way to express your style! www.invitationconsultants.com
Katin- The Original California Surf Company. www.katinusa.com
L’eclisse Cosmetics- Premium luxury makeup & skin care that uses nature’s finest ingredients to celebrate the prettiest package of all – you. Each bag will contain natural lip gloss, pressed mineral foundation and setting powder plus blush make up brush. www.leclissecosmetic.com
Powerocks- Compact and powerful, these colorful, portable charges will recharge your mobile devices on-the-go when life takes you away from an electrical outlet. www.powerocksusa.com
Vintage Heartland- Inspired by the romantic lyrics sung in country music and our love for vintage style we introduce Vintage Heartland lingerie. Gifted to the celebrities, is our Exquisite “Crystal” collection which features spectacular ribbon and embroidery detailing for that special country night. www.vintageheartland.com
Yankee Candle- Two popular scents of the season, Sparkling Cinnamon and Sparkling Snow™ from Yankee Candle. www.yankeecandle.com
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co- 5 Focus is available in two eye-opening flavors, spearmint & peppermint, which both include a blast of menthol to shock chewers’ senses and awaken their minds.
City of Hope also participated at the retreat. Celebrities were invited to autograph a Natal Snare Drum that will be donated for an exclusive online auction to raise money for their groundbreaking research. City of Hope is a leading research, treatment and education center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. For more information on City Of Hope. www.cityofhope.org
Click on the slideshow to see photo of artists at the celebrity retreat.
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