NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- G-Shock hosted an exclusive 30th Anniversary event at The Manhattan Center in New York City where Slaughterhouse was the opening act for Eminem who took the stage for a private concert following the news of a G-Shock and Eminem collaborative timepiece that will be released in Fall of 2013. Prior to the performance an intimate meet-and-greet with the G-Shock athlete roster and the creators of the legendary timepiece, media and brand friends were privy to a retrospective of G-Shock's innovative technology and preview of upcoming product releases during a multimedia press conference.
Throughout the event space, new collaboration models between Eric Haze, DGK, Clot and Burton were showcased in addition to limited edition 30th Anniversary tribute models set to hit stores later this year.
Slim Shady's crew Slaughterhouse, and DJ Drama entertained the maximum capacity crowd of over 2,000 guests, while notables from the industries of fashion, film, music and art enjoyed the raucous performance from the VIP section.
In attendance were G-Shock athletes Nigel Sylvester, Stevie Williams, Pedro Barros, Kazu Kokubo, Joel Centeio and G-Shock's creator, Kikuo Ibe and CEO of Casio America, Shigenori Itoh.
Celebrities such as Adrienne Bailon, Bryan Greenberg, Busta Rhymes, Chaske Spencer, Daniel Sunjata, Ice-T & Coco, Jim Sturgess, John Leguizamo, Ludacris, Paula Garces, Prince Lorenzo Borghese, Rocsi Diaz, Ronnie Ortiz, Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola, Stephen Baldwin, Tinsley Mortimer, Dee & Ricky, Roxy OxyCottontail, DJ Flash, and the cast from Kings of New York Tim Kash, Andrea McCormick, Isaiah Trusty, Tanz Watson, Sebastian Tome, Danielle Knudson also attended to celebrate the kick-off G- Shock's 30th Anniversary
Please use the link below to download event imagery shot by Jay Lewis:
G-SHOCK 30th ANNIVERSARY KICK-OFF
Please use the link below to download event imagery from Jeremy Deputat:
G-SHOCK x EMINEM
Please use the link below to download event imagery from Getty Images:
G-Shock 30th Kick-Off Red Carpet Images
For more information, please visit: www.gshock.com
About Casio America
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions, established in 1957. Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, business projectors, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to realize its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com
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