VIP Communications Supports Ethiopian Community Events Across the United States; Provides Ethiopians with Free Calling Promotions and Special Prizes

Jul 02, 2012, 07:43 ET from VIP Communications, Inc.

ASHBURN, Va., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- VIP Communications, Inc. (VIP), a leading provider of international calling services and solutions with industry-best quality and customer service, today announced that it will be supporting three of the largest and most important Ethiopian cultural events in the United States throughout the month of July.

VIP will be kicking off the month with a booth at the AESAOne Annual Soccer Tournament, which takes place from July 1st - 7th at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The week-long event is an annual soccer tournament and celebration of Ethiopian culture, and includes concerts, live entertainment and food.

From July 5th - 7th VIP will be participating in the annual Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) event, which takes place in Dallas, TX. Over the past several years, the ESFNA event has become a cultural and sports center for Ethiopians in North America, with more than 20,000 Ethiopians gathering in a different host city to join in a celebration of sports and cultural events for their enjoyment. 

The month of July will culminate with VIP's support and participation in the annual Ethiopian Festival, which takes place on July 22nd at Veteran's Plaza in Silver Spring, MD. The event has become one of the largest and most celebrated annual gatherings of Ethiopians in the United States, and includes traditional Ethiopian dance and music, food and interactive activities.

At each of these events, VIP will have a booth and will be offering several promotions to existing and new Ethiopian customers, alike. For new customers VIP will be giving away five free minutes of calling to Ethiopia, as well as offering $15 dollars of free credit to all customers who open a VIP account for $15. For existing customers VIP will be giving away 10% re-credit bonus coupons, among other things.

Additionally, the VIP team will be giving away a variety of special prizes and merchandise to attendees at all of these events, including hats, t-shirts, fans, beach balls and soccer balls.

"We are very excited and honored to be supporting these important cultural events for the Ethiopian community here in the United States," said Graham Milne, CEO of VIP Communications. "Our Ethiopian customer base has been extremely loyal to us for many years, and has chosen to use VIP to stay in touch with family and friends back home because of our top-notch quality and highly competitive rates. We look forward to joining in celebrating the rich cultural tradition of Ethiopia alongside the thousands of Ethiopian-Americans that will be participating in these festivities."

All attendees at any of these events are invited to stop by the VIP booth to take advantage of VIP's promotions to new and existing customers, as well as the many giveaways that VIP will be handing out throughout the month. To visit VIP's web site and learn more about the company, please go to

About VIP Communications

Ashburn, VA based VIP Communications Inc. is a leading provider of international calling services and solutions, providing customers with best-in-class customer service, excellent connections and highly competitive pricing to every country in the world. The company has established itself as the standard for reliability and service in the international calling industry, having grown its customer base by an average of 40% per year, maintaining industry-leading customer retention rates and expanding its service portfolio to include Business and Mobile Services. For more information please visit

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