We Invite You to Serve as a Global Host Family

We invite Blacksburg, Virginia, USA area residents become a host family for the 2014 VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week!

Global Student Challenge Teams 2012

During last year’s VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week, we met student teams from the Tech University of Malaysia, Tongji University, China, Telcom SudParis, France, University of Trento, Italy, University of Kent, England, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and more – check out our global map showing all of our 2013 University Partners. Check back often for our announcement of our 2014 University Partners!

Here are the details about being a host family, Sunday, August 17 – Saturday, August 23, 2014.

Let us know you will be a global host family!

For more information about being a host family, please contact Lindsey Eversole, Global Partnership Manager, VTKnowledgeWorks, [email protected].

Here’s a first look at the schedule of events for the 2014 Global Partnership Week!

Keep in the know about VT KnowledgeWorks:

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 GroupAutomation Creations, Inc. BAE SystemsThe Branch Group, Inc.Brown, Edwards & CompanyCity of RoanokeFox 21/27G.J. Hopkins, Inc.Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C.Hutchison Law GroupInteractive Achievement, Inc.Latimer Intellectual Property Law, LLCMeridiumMontgomery County, Virginia Economic Development DepartmentNew River Valley Intellectual Property LawPhoenix Packaging OperationsRackspaceShentelStellarOne BankTechLabThird SecurityTown of BlacksburgTown of ChristiansburgVirginia Tech Corporate Research CenterVirginia Tech Outreach and International AffairsVPT, Inc. and Wordsprint.

Student Business Concept Challenge Sponsors

CIT GAP Funds and Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business.

Tech Transfer Challenge Sponsors

Virginia Tech College of Agriculture & Life SciencesVirginia Tech Office of ResearchVirginia Tech Outreach & International Affairs, and Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business.

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