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Xomad’s BBM Lounge Party for Mark Salling’s Record Release Party

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Mark Salling record release Xomad

Xomad had another BBM Lounge party and if you’re confused about what these parties are about – you’re not alone. The parties are being help by Xomad who get money from RIM marketing to position BlackBerry and BBM as a nightlife brand in young Hollywood. The latest party coincided with Mark Salling’s record release party and featured hors d’oeuvres and themed cocktails like the BlackBerry Lemonade.

Does any other smartphone manufacturer sponsor parties like this? Does it even work? Marketing dollars can influence consumers but it’s generally on a much more massive scale. It’s hard to imagine that getting a group of minor celebrities together to awkwardly pose with a BlackBerry has any impact on perception of BBM or BlackBerry.

Check out the full Flickr page here.

RIM Sponsors BBM Lounge Party in LA with Lots of Tiger Hat Pics

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You never want to encounter a tiger in the dark after midnight – they’re almost always drunk.

The event organizers for “The BBM Lounge” party in LA sponsored by BlackBerry (RIM) sent us some photos from the event. The party was organized by nightlife company Xomad and most of the pics are of people with a tiger hat on. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good party, but there’s something a little contrived about a zany tiger hat going around to help people get loose.

Hit the jump for some really funny party pics.
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