Save the Date! Two Months Until Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys!

Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys - VTKW Global Partnership Week

In two months, the world is coming to our valleys. Let's show what we've got.

Start up the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week in style with unique food and music from the Roanoke and New River Valleys of Virginia. Help introduce our Valleys to an audience of students, university faculty, and leaders from all over the world as we celebrate our growing place in the global community.

Kick back for a late-summer soirĂ©e on Wednesday, August 21, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM at The Hotel Roanoke as we welcome the world with the Tastes & Sounds of the Valleys Reception, which includes live performances by acoustic quartet Windfall and the Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers.

  • $75/person: General Reception Admission, which includes food, drinks, live performances, and the chance to build your global network!
  • $135/person: VIP Package, which includes admission to the reception, plus registration to the Global Student Challenge Presentations and luncheon at The Hotel Roanoke on Wednesday and Thursday, August 21-22 respectively.

Make a trip out of it by booking your hotel room reservations at The Hotel Roanoke and receive our special rates of $115/night or $135/night for double occupancy. Book your hotel room reservation online here or call 1-540-985-5900.

Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
Roanoke, Virginia, USA

Please join us!  Register for Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys to open the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week together!

For more information about the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership, and the VTKW Global Partnership Week 2013, please contact Lindsey Eversole, Global Partnership Manager, VT KnowledgeWorks, at [email protected].

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. During this week-long celebration, elite student teams compete in a Global Student Business Concept Challenge as they pitch their business ideas for a $25,000 prize.

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

Our Global Partnership Sponsors include Allegheny Logistics GroupBAE SystemsCCS-Inc.G.J. Hopkins Inc.Interactive Achievement, Inc.MeridiumMontgomery County, Virginia Economic Development DepartmentRackspacePhoenix Packaging OperationsSAICShentelStellarOne Bank,SunTrustTechLabThird SecurityThe Branch Group Inc.Virginia TechVirginia Tech Corporate Research CenterVPT, Inc.

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VT KnowledgeWorksVT 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 corporate sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&THarris Office FurnitureHodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C.Hutchison Law GroupLatimer IP Law, LLC LeClairRyanNew River Valley IP LawScience Applications International Corporation (SAIC)The Branch Group, and Wordsprint.

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