Los Angeles, CA (August 9th, 2018) – Backstage Creations, specialists in award show gifts and custom backstage Celebrity Retreats™, will produce the TEEN CHOICE 2018 Celebrity Retreat™ at The Forum. TEEN CHOICE 2018 is airing live, Sunday, August 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Stars will be thanked for their support by being given the opportunity to select specific gifts they wish to receive from participating donor companies.
TEEN CHOICE 2018 celebrates the hottest teen icons in television, music, film, sports, fashion, comedy and the web. Hosted by Nick Cannon and Lele Pons with performances including Khalid and Meghan Trainor along with appearances by the cast of Riverdale, Lucy Hale, Chloe Kim, Lil Rel Howery, Auli’i Cravalho, Hudson Yang, Noah Cyrus and many more.
The gift items selected for the Celebrity Retreat™ include:
- BiGR Audio- The Quark is a Universal Portable Bluetooth® Speaker with a unique smart cube design made from wood which offers more than just a fashion statement and extreme portability but also outstanding audio performance. https://www.bigraudio.com/collections/speakers/products/quark-possibly-the-worlds-smallest-bluetooth-speaker
- C’est Moi Beauty- As a symbol for youth, C’est Moi was created for tweens and teens ages 8 to 16 years old with a powerful story surrounding self-expression, education and clean ingredients for young delicate skin and to help them from the beginning of their beauty journey to make cleaner, healthier and safer choices for their skin. www.cestmoi.com
- Current Air- Current Air’s wide ranging designs take contrasting elements to create a cohesive look under one brand, absolute sartorial freedom. https://shopcurrentair.com
- Elements Watch Company- Watches with a charity twist- 100% style & 10% donated! www.elementswatches.com
- Halo Top Creamery- Finally, ice cream for just 280-360 calories per PINT that actually tastes great! https://halotop.com/
- Hotel Palma Royale Bocas del Toro, Panama- Boutique hotel in Bocas Town offering Penthouse features of 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms with spacious living and wrap around balcony with Caribbean view. www.palmaroyale.com
- HyperX- HyperX is a leader in gaming accessories, headsets, keyboards, mice, mouse pads. https://www.hyperxgaming.com/us
- J.Elizabeth- Custom T-shirts and accessories that make your SOUL! Happy www.jelizabethboutique.com
- Zenni Optical- Largest online eyewear retailer in US is offering celebrities one pair of Zenni UV+ Blue Blocking glasses and a VIP card for one time unlimited spend on www.Zenni.com
Celebrities will also walk away with a gift bag filled with the following:
- BT Swim- Combine your love for summertime in the pool with your love for sports! https://btswim.com/
- Cinderella’s Closet Co.- The first custom graphic T-shirt company in the MLM world- T-shirts with a purpose. https://www.cinderellascloset.shop/
- Chow Crown Game by Hasbro Gaming– The hilarious CHOW CROWN game puts a fun twist on viral food eating challenges- place the spinning crown on your head, and eat as many snacks as possible before the music stops to keep your crown! https://amzn.to/2KvTRvG
- Curlee Girlee by Atara Twersky– inspired by Atara’s young daughter and written for all little girls (and boys!) in an effort to ensure they love and embrace all their unique features, a beautiful, funny and fun story with a valuable lesson- the go to gift for anyone with a little girl in their life! www.curleegirlee.com
- Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel- From the creators of the Broadway hit show comes a groundbreaking novel: Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel, available October 2018. DearEvanHansenNovel.com NOTE: Book contains some adult language and themes
- 4Ever Magic Cosmetics- Double shade eyebrow gel and brush define your brows, certified vegan & cruelty-free, water resistant and smudge free. www.4evermagiccosmetics.com
- GiggyBites Bakery for Dogs- Summer themed dog treat gift box featuring fresh baked oatmeal peanut butter dog treats with dog friendly icing.http://www.giggybites.com
- Hasbro- You hold the key to your lock collection with LOCK STARS figures, the collectable lock accessory that’s full of surprises, featuring a fun character with a key that unlocks a hidden surprise inside. https://lockstars.hasbro.com/en-us
- Hempz- Hempz Fresh Fusion Pink Pomelo & Himalayan Herbal Body Moisturizer. www.hempz.com
- Icelandic Glacial- Naturally alkaline spring water from Iceland. www.icelandicglacial.com
- MALTESERS®– MALTESERS®, a UK favorite for 80+ years is now in the USA, featuring a crispy center, wrapped in smooth, mouth-watering, chocolatey delight.https://www.instagram.com/maltesers/
- Safe Swipe Cell Phone Glass Repair – Temporarily repairs cracked or damaged screens on all smart phones and Tablets. www.SafeSwipeUSA.com
- SKIPPY® Peanut Butter- Made with real SKIPPY® peanut butter, SKIPPY® PB Bites Double Peanut Butter are a portable, pop-able, bite-sized snack packed with double the peanut buttery taste and include 5 grams of protein in each serving. www.peanutbutter.com
- TruFusion- With existing locations in Las Vegas and Miami, and coming soon to New York and Los Angeles, we welcome you to join the TruTribe with this lifetime TruFusion membership for a fun and high energy fitness studio experience. www.TruFusion.com
- Wraptures by JN- A Golden Gift Certificate for two complimentary orders of Personalized Confetti from Wraptures by JN. Bringing a unique addition to elevate the décor of any event, occasion or theme with a wide selection of colors and styles. www.WrapturesbyJN.com
This year’s Celebrity Retreat™ is designed by Josh Johnson Home. With his signature look of “Modern Hollywood Glamour”, Josh provides a luxurious aesthetic for celebrity guests to enjoy while they peruse the products, mingle, and lounge in his custom stylized vignettes. Based both in West Hollywood and Nashville, Josh’s lovable personality earned him the nickname “Sparkle Josh” and the title of Fan Favorite during the second season of HGTV’s Design Star, along with the Design Star “All Stars” series. Josh Johnson Home, Josh’s exclusive line of glam home décor, is available nationwide. www.JoshJohnsonHome.com @SparkleJosh
Highlighted in this year’s Retreat is The Floating Bed®, an advanced hanging bed, with gentle rocking that provides better sleep, health benefits & the feeling of floating.www.FloatingBed.com
Some display accessories were provided courtesy of PoolCandy– an exclusive line of over 200 unique inflatable beach & pool floats for the consumer that wants to be on trend. https://www.poolcandy.net/
In support of St Baldrick’s Foundation, C’est Moi will be donating its products and a unique selection of toys from Jakks Pacific Inc. Each care package will include a special note of encouragement from the Teen Choice Giving Suite™ attendees.
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer and donor powered charity committed to funding the most promising childhood cancer research wherever it take place. The Foundation has awarded more than $253 million to take childhood back from cancer, making it the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants worldwide.
About BACKSTAGE CREATIONS:
Created in 2000 by Karen Wood; formerly a talent coordinator on over 50 award shows, to give major corporations as well as up-and-coming designers the exclusive opportunity to personally introduce their products and services to celebrities. BACKSTAGE CREATIONS originated the gifting Retreat™ concept and has created Celebrity Retreats™ at various industry honors including the Emmy Awards®, Screen Actors Guild Awards®, Teen Choice Awards, MTV Awards, People’s Choice Awards, BET Awards and Billboard Music Awards. BACKSTAGE CREATIONS puts an emphasis on charitable donation at each of our Retreats™ giving our celebrity attendees the opportunity to both give and receive through unique partnerships at our events. Backstage Creations Retreats™ and gift bags have been featured on Entertainment Tonight, Extra, E!, TV Guide and our clients appear in OK Magazine, People.com, Us Weekly, HollywoodLife.com, Just Jared and many other print and online publications.
About TEEN CHOICE 2018:
TEEN CHOICE is executive-produced by Bob Bain and Audrey Morrissey. Nick Cannon also serves as a co-executive producer. “Like” TEEN CHOICE 2018 on Facebook at facebook.com/TeenChoiceAwards. Follow the action on Twitter @TeenChoiceFox and join the discussion at #teenchoice. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @teenchoicefox.