Register Now for Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys 2014!

Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception 2014

Register by August 13 for the 2014 Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception!
5:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 20
Crystal Ballroom, The Hotel Roanoke

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Participate in the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week by celebrating our growing place in the global community and welcoming international guests in our region! As a participant, you are guaranteed to make new friends in other countries, expand your personal network, and celebrate entrepreneurship.

Please join us as we recognize global student teams competing in the Global Student Business Concept Challenge for the $25,000 grand prize and trophy on Thursday, August 21. The Global Partnership Week offers elite university students and leaders from all over the world a chance to collaborate, form partnerships, build their global networks, and congregate in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia.

Admission of $75/person includes open bar and food catered by The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, a special performance by the Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers, and music provided by The Floorboards.

Make a trip out of it by booking your hotel room reservations at The Hotel Roanoke and receive our special rates of $117/night or $137/night for double occupancy. Book your hotel room reservation by calling 1-540-985-5900 and request the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership rate.

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.

Our global students need local beds! We invite you to be a Global Host Family.

Read more about serving as a Global Host Family (.pdf).

The Fifth Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week will be held August 17 – 23, 2014.

For more information about getting involved in the Global Partnership Week, please contact Lindsey Eversole, Outreach Manager, [email protected].

Our Global Partnership Sponsors include 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, SunTrust Bank, TechLab, Third Security, Town of Blacksburg, Town of Christiansburg, Union First Market Bank, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Virginia Tech Outreach and International Affairs, VPT, Inc, Wordsprint.

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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 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, SunTrust Bank , TechLab, Third Security, Town of Blacksburg, Town of Christiansburg, Union First Market Bank, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Virginia Tech Outreach and International Affairs, VPT, Inc, Wordsprint.

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