Mark Your Global Calendars for August 18-24, 2013!

The Fourth Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week will be held August 18 – 24, 2013!

Just like the recently completed third annual Global Partnership Week, the event will provide a unique opportunity for student teams and faculty from all over the world to collaborate and initiate their personal global networks through interaction,  learning, and socialization with companies and organizations in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia.  During this week-long celebration of entrepreneurship, student teams compete for a grand prize and the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge Trophy. 

Global Student Challenge Teams 2012

Check out the Global Partnership Week 2012 Facebook photo album with over 100 photos!

Winners of the third annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Challenge can be found here and a guide listing all participating finalist teams in the Global Challenge can be found here.

For more information about VTKW Global Partnership Week 2013 – and to volunteer now to be a global host family – please contact Lindsey Eversole, Global Partnership Manager, VT KnowledgeWorks, at [email protected].

The third annual Global Partnership Event was made possible by generous Sponsors, including The Allegheny Logistics Group, CCS-Inc., Montgomery County, Virginia Economic Development Department, G.J. Hopkins Inc., Interactive Achievement, Inc., NetVentures, Novozymes, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Rackspace, SAIC, Shentel, StellarOne Bank, SunTrust Bank, TechLab, Third Security, The Branch Group Inc., Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, and VPT, Inc.

For a complete list of other contributors of the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week please visit our website.

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 Foundation, funded through the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters is in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

VT KnowledgeWorks sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&T, The Branch Group, Handshake 2.0, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, LeClairRyan, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and The Becher Agency (TBA).

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