Ovation is GAACC's celebration during Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month, when we recognize businesses and organizations who have made contributions to the economic success of the region, and toast APA individuals and organizations who have achieved uncommon success and/or are working to make our community a better place.
This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honoree is Simon Tam founder and member of the dance rock band, The Slants who battled the US Trademark Office and the courts for years to keep the band's name. The case went all the way to The Supreme Court which unanimously affirmed Tam's right to reclaim this name.
Additionally, our theme this year is Crazy Rich Ovation as we play off the hit movie so get ready to bling out and have fun with us. Crazy Rich Ovation is presented by: