The Artisan Group, an elite juried artisan promotions group, will be a sponsor in The 46th Annual CMA Awards Talent Gift Lounge on October 29 - November 1, 2012 backstage at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Online PR News – 23-October-2012 – Sunnyvale, California – The Artisan Group™ (http://www.theartisangroup.org), an elite juried artisan promotions group, will be a sponsor in The 46th Annual CMA Awards Talent Gift Lounge on October 29 - November 1, 2012 backstage at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.
Select members of The Artisan Group will be showcased on display, and their products gifted to the biggest names in Country Music backstage at the CMA Awards. This event will also be attended by over 25 media and press outlets.
The Artisan Group is recognized for assembling the very best of handcrafted goods from artisans working in the United States and internationally to present and gift to celebrities, media and the press at elite award gift show lounges like The Primetime Emmys, The Golden Globes and The Oscars.
For The 46th Annual Country Music Awards, The Artisan Group founder Valerie Guerrero notes it has put together its most impressive collection yet, and will be presenting an exclusive celebrity swag bag valued at nearly $1,800.00 that includes jewelry, spa and bath products, designer stationery, pet toys and accessories, journals, hair accessories, fine art photography and more.
“The Artisan Group’s participation in The 46th Annual CMA Awards Official Celebrity Gift Lounge is a testament to the sheer talent in this group,” said Guerrero. “The CMAs adhere to the highest standards for their official Talent Lounge. Participating members of The Artisan Group are rightfully proud of their accomplishment and I am proud for them.”
Participating members gifting the celebrities at The 46th Annual CMA Awards Talent Lounge include Valerie Guerrero, BeezKneez Designs; Ashley Berthelot, Fancy Designs; Marie “Wee” Caloggero, Wee Bindery; Abbie Chesney, Eye on the Sparrow Designs; Deanna Crowe, Barefoot Bath & Body; Sandy D’Andrea & Stevie D’Andrea, Jewels For Hope; Andie Dietz, Java Jane Designs; Kathryn Doll, Kathryn Designs; Jody Edwards, Jody Edwards Fine Art and Illustration;Vickie Barber-Ellis, Sunshine Jewels; Wendy Emerson, Willow Creek Jewelry; Beth Engel, Paper Angels Photography; Brittany Estes, Peas & Carrots; Amanda Feeley, Esscentual Alchemy; Janet Galla, Trinkets N Whatnots; Jessica Gattone, SparetireDesign; Sandra Schell-Geiss, SilverSchells Jewelry Designs; Kimberly Girouard, Kiki Bird Jewelry; Charity Helvie, MadiBella; Lauren Hoehn, Lapis Beach Jewelry; Katie Hughes, Vintage Rose Wraps; Melissa Hull,Brag About It Hand Stamped Jewelry; Anne Jansen, Key of A, LLC - SureShot™Jewelry; Lisa Kennally, Lisa Ann Skincare; Heidi Kingman, My Bead Therapy; Danielle Kritz, River Valley Designs; Christine Lorenzo, SariBlue; Carolyn Moran, Care More Creations; Elizabeth Pings, Nature’s Splendour®; Biff Rendar, Biff Rendar Photography; Lisa Smith, LKS Originals; Kharisma Sommers, Popnicute Artisan Jewelry; Katherine Song, Katherine Song Originals; Sarah Struett, Four Black Paws; Jessica Taylor, Shaka Soap; Kelly Taylor, Cassia Aromatics; Heather Duby-Tharpe, Beadz and Bloomz; Cami Tout, Camilee Designs; Rachel Turner, Music City Suds; Andrea Wagner, Andrea Designs; Megan White, Anna Grace Designs; Shawna Ziemer, Wags and Wiggles.
To learn more about The Artisan Group and its upcoming celebrity gifting events visit the website, follow the Group on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/theartisangroup) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/theartisangroup) and subscribe to its blog (http://theartisangrouporg.blogspot.com). Selected products are available to view on The Artisan Group’s Pinterest boards (http://pinterest.com/theartisangroup). Direct press inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE CMA AWARDS
The first “CMA Awards Banquet and Show” was held in 1967. The following year, the CMA Awards was broadcast on NBC Television for the first time – making it the longest running, annual music awards program on network television. The Awards aired on NBC through 1971, on the CBS Television Network from 1972 through 2005, and has aired on ABC since 2006. ABC will be the network home of the CMA Awards through 2021.
ABOUT THE ARTISAN GROUP
The Artisan Group (http://www.theartisangroup.org) is an elite art promotions group representing talented small-business artisans at the best celebrity gift lounges. The organization provides a collective sampling of handcrafted products to celebrities and members of the press at top luxury gift lounges such as those leading up to The Academy Awards, The Golden Globes, The MTV Movie Awards and The Primetime Emmys. Membership in The Artisan Group is juried and by invitation-only. The Artisan Group also offers its members guidance in the areas of sales, marketing, social media and public relations.
The Artisan Group is in no way associated with MTV, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, The Hollywood Foreign Press Association or The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.