Build Your 2014 Global Network With Our VTKW Global Hashtag

During VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week, we’re bring university students, faculty, staff and business leaders from all over the world together to congregate, collaborate, form partnerships, and build our global networks in permanent social, academic, and business relationships.

Let’s join together to extend our networks and build our relationships by sharing our experiences during the week in social media. Here’s our hashtag for the event:


If you’re in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia, USA during Global Partnership Week, please share what’s going on and add #vtkwglobal. People from all over the globe who weren’t able to attend, or are connected to the people who are attending, will get to know what’s happening!

Use hashtag #vtkwglobal!

On Twitter, we invite you to post updates using #vtkwglobal as a hashtag. Anyone can search Twitter using “#vtkwglobal” as a search term, then click on the #vtkwglobal hashtag to see the stream of tweets about the event. Click here to see the latest #vtkwglobal updates on Twitter.

On Facebook, we invite you to post updates and photos to VT KnowledgeWorks on Facebook and include the hashtag, or to tag VT KnowledgeWorks in your updates, so we can share globally what’s happening for those here and abroad.

If you upload a YouTube or Vimeo video, send us links! We’ll post the videos on the VTKW Facebook page or on our blog.

Here’s more about using hashtags from Z. Kelly Queijo, founder of Smart College Visit, Inc., and winner of the Open Business Concept Competition at the 2010 VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Summit.

We will be live streaming the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Business Concept Challenge on Thursday, August 21, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM EDT. Please invite your friends, family, and colleagues to “join us” at the day of the Challenge by accessing the channel online at

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

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.

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

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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, Bloomfield Partners, LLC, 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, 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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