VANG’s 5th Anniversary to be Held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on May 3, 2008

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VANG’s 5th Anniversary to be Held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on May 3, 2008
Posted on : 2007-10-31 | Author : Vietnamese American National Gala
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SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Vietnamese American National Gala(TM) (VANG(TM)) announces that it will commemorate its 5th year anniversary by hosting its annual celebration of Vietnamese Americans in Las Vegas, Nevada from May 2-4, 2008. VANG(TM) embraces Vietnamese American heritage and pride by bringing together hundreds of Vietnamese American luminaries, including elected officials, corporate sponsors, influential community and business leaders – all who come together to share one common vision: To honor America’s best and brightest. The event will culminate with the highly anticipated annual Oscar(R)-like black-tie Gala, which this year takes place at Caesars Palace on May 3, 2008.

VANG(TM) has elected John D. Tran as its 2008 Executive Director, managing this year’s festivities and Gala event. Mr. Tran also serves as VANG’s General Counsel. “I am honored and privileged to serve as VANG’s 2008 executive director and appreciate the opportunity to work with such a talented and dedicated group of volunteers and leaders nationwide. As a team, we look forward to continuing and celebrating the history and vision that VANG has so passionately championed,” states John D. Tran.

Professionally, Mr. Tran is an Attorney and a founding partner at the law firm of Buus Kim Kuo & Tran LLP (”BKKT”), which was named one of the top trademark firms in the nation in 2007. At BKKT, Mr. Tran heads up the firm’s Intellectual Property practice (Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights), and counsels a wide range of clientele, ranging from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies, assisting them with all of their legal and corporate needs.

VANG(TM) 2008 is held in conjunction with the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, a month-long celebration in May, which honors the achievements of Asian Pacific Americans and recognizes their contributions to America.

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