Experiences shared from former grand prize winners.


2017 Winners

Full press release and  pictures!


2016 Contributors

The 2016 Global Partnership Week was made possible thanks to these generous contributors!

Meal Sponsors

Custom Catering

Panera Bread, and Panera Bread Catering

Acclaro Growth Partners, LLC


Welcome Bag Sponsors

The Blacksburg Partnership

Downtown Blacksburg, Inc.

Downtown Roanoke, Inc.

Joel S. Williams, VT Growth Partners


Mar-Bal, Inc.

University Bookstore, Virginia Tech Campus

Virginia Tech Alumni Association

Virginia Tech Department of Athletics

Virginia Tech Global Education Office

Virginia Tech Recreational Sports

Virginia Tech Undergraduate Admissions

Virginia Tech University Relations


Other Contributors

Afroze Mohammed, Office of Economic Development, Virginia Tech

Alicia Stone

Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Barry L. O’Donnell, Principal at Myrddin Embries Consulting

Blue Ridge Mtn. Cloggers

Chateau Morrisette Winery and Restaurant

City Market Building

Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement (COTA)

Christopher ‘Kit’ Lisle, Acclaro Growth Partners, LLC

Collegiate Women In Business (CWIB) Club at Virginia Tech

Cranwell International Center

Don Meier and Virginia Tech Alumni

El Rodeo

Embassy of Italy, Washington, D.C.

Giulio Busulini, Embassy of Italy

The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center

Ian Leuschner, Director of Virginia Tech International Support Services

The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT)

Jarret Rhyner and Roanoke-Blacksburg Young Professionals

Jatinder Kaur Khosla, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority

John Milks, ADIVA Corporation

John Muffo

Ken Harmon Jr.

Laura Croft

Lyric Theatre


PowerSchool Assessment & Analytics


Sender Films

Thai This Food Truck

Thomas Weeks

Virginia Tech's College of Engineering

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets

Virginia Tech Dairy Science Complex - Kentland Farm

Virginia Tech Department of Athletics

Virginia Tech Graduate School

Virginia Tech Innovate Living-Learning Community

Virginia Tech Marketing and Promotions

Virginia Tech’s Moss Arts Center 

Virginia Tech Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation

Virginia Tech Office of Undergraduate Admissions