Jim Loux (right), the Founder and President of Allegheny Brokerage Co. Inc., delivered the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge Trophy to Vincent Murray (left) of team Ecosy from Queen’s University, Belfast. Their winning business concept of the 2010 Global Student Challenge was a wood pellet fueled patio heater that reduces fuel costs, increases mobility, and reduces the environmental impact of patio heaters used for outdoor dining and entertaining.
The Allegheny Logistics Group is an umbrella identity covering Allegheny Brokerage Co. Inc., Allegheny Logistics Services Inc. and Allegheny Ocean Transport, Inc.
The Allegheny Logistics Group and the Allegheny Companies provide full service support in all areas of exportation and importation of goods through a network of agents and partners in more than 80 cities around the world. This support includes ocean and air freight, inland transport, warehousing and freight management services. Additionally we provide knowledgeable consulting and training services regarding compliance with U.S. Government export and import regulations.
Thank you, Allegheny Logistics Group, for sponsoring VT KnowledgeWorks including the 2014 Global Partnership Week!
The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week offers university students and faculty from all over the world a chance to collaborate, form partnerships, build their global networks, and congregate in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia, USA. The Global Partnership is an ongoing cooperative association of regions building permanent social, academic, and commercial relationships with each other, for mutual long-term advantage. Members of the partnership gather annually during a week-long Global Partnership event hosted by VT KnowledgeWorks, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Virginia Tech, and citizens and businesses of the Roanoke-Blacksburg region.
- Respond to the invitation to serve as a Global Host Family!
- Here’s a first look at the schedule of events for the 2014 Global Partnership Week!
- Mark your calendars for Thursday, August 21, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, to get a seat at the Global Student Challenge Presentations. Attendance is free on a first-come, first-served availability. Details here.
- View the Global Partnership category on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks
- View the Global Student Business Concept Challenge category on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks
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VT KnowledgeWorks encourages and enables creative entrepreneurship world-wide, through innovative curriculum, local business resource centers, and a global network of cooperating regions, all focused on three essential contributors to success: clear understanding of fundamental business principles; access to timely, relevant information; and meaningful personal and corporate relationships. It is a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, supported by the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters are in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.
VT KnowledgeWorks Sponsors
Allegheny Logistics Group, Automation Creations, Inc., BAE Systems, The Branch Group, Inc., Brown, Edwards & Company, City of Roanoke, Fox 21/27, G.J. Hopkins, Inc., Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, Interactive Achievement, Inc., Latimer Intellectual Property Law, LLC, Meridium, Montgomery County, Virginia Economic Development Department, NetVentures, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Phoenix Packaging Operations, Rackspace, Shentel, StellarOne Bank, TechLab, Third Security, Town of Blacksburg, Town of Christiansburg, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Virginia Tech Outreach and International Affairs, VPT, Inc, Wordsprint.