LA's Same Sex In The City Wedding Show a Great Success

Just in time for all of those gay wedding bells ringing in the California sunset, the folks at GBK Productions held a very successful event this past Sunday, with the proceeds benefiting The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center.

Newly engaged Heather Matarazzo and Caroline Murphy at GBK Productions and Rrivre Works’, Same Sexy in the City Wedding Show on Sunday, August 17th.

The Wedding Show, sponsored by BottomLine Magazine, and, offered guests a variety of gay-friendly wedding professionals specializing in an array of helpful areas such as planning, design, photography, catering, cake design, fashion, travel, and more. The show was held August 17th at the sophisticated Sofitel Los Angeles and is coming up in just a few weeks on September 7th at the ultra-chic Parker Hotel in Palm Springs.

GBK Productions, known throughout Hollywood for its preeminent celebrity gift suites and special events has designed a wedding show tailored specifically for same sex couples. The first of its kind in Southern California, Same Sex in the City – The Wedding Show, promised to be extraordinary and it was! Guests browsed through an assortment of the wedding industry’s finest services while sipping complimentary premium martinis, sampling some of the best catering available and listening to a top L.A. area DJ spin.

Jared Jaurequi, Caroline Murphy, Heather Matarazzo and David Rae attending the GBK Productions and Rrivre Works’, Same Sexy in the City Wedding Show on Sunday, August 17th.

With such a vast variety of the city’s leading professionals in the wedding industry at their fingertips, guests were certain to leave the show with confidence that their special day will be one to remember. GBK Productions also had a drawing giving away a grand prize to one lucky couple that entitled them to $10,000 in wedding services. Same Sex in the City – The Wedding show celebrates a time of change in California where on May 15, 2008, the ban on same-sex marriage was overturned by the Supreme Court.

For more information please visit or for tickets for the Palm Springs show, please contact Carla Domen at GBK Productions:

About GBK
GBK Productions (formerly GBK Events), founded in 2000 by Gavin B. Keilly, is an event productions company specializing in fundraising for major charitable organizations, celebrity events and upscale weddings. GBK Productions has helped non-profit clients raise millions of dollars and produces the most-sought after gift suites, including EXTRA’s Oscar & Emmy Suites, Lounges for the Golden Globes, as well as various other award shows. GBK has been featured in People Magazine, US Weekly, InStyle, US Today, Front Page of the New York Times and many others. Headquartered in Hollywood, California, GBK Productions serves a variety of multinational charities and corporations throughout the world. For additional information about GBK Productions, please visit

About Rrivre Works
Rrivre Works 27,000sq. ft. design studio is filled with unique and stunning furniture, props, chandeliers, drapery, columns, pillars, urns, bars, walls, tables, gazebos, cabana, lounges, pillows and other one-of-a-kind delights. Rrivre Works is not only a prop house full of all kinds of wonders, but a design & construction studio designing, sewing, welding, painting and building new and unique pieces for events, enabling their clients to create even more magical memories & special moments. Rrivre Works has been showcased in Grace Ormonde, Vogue, Hollywood Life, MTV, In-Style Weddings, OC Housewives and numerous other TV shows and publications. For Additional Information please visit

About L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center provides a broad array of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, welcoming nearly a quarter-million client visits from ethnically diverse youth and adults each year. Through its Jeffrey Goodman Special Care Clinic and on-site pharmacy, the Center offers free and low-cost health, mental health, HIV/AIDS medical care and HIV/STD testing and prevention. The Center also offers legal, social, cultural, and educational services, with unique programs for seniors, families and youth, including a 24-bed transitional living program for homeless youth. For additional information about the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, please visit


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