2016 Winners

Full press release and  pictures!



Experiences shared from former grand prize winners.


2017 Event Resources

Helpful resources for global participants.


VT KnowledgeWorks  

2017 Contributors

The 2017 Global Partnership Event is made possible thanks to these generous contributors!

Meal Sponsors


Custom Catering

Panera Bread, and Panera Bread Catering

Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development


Welcome Bag Sponsors

Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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 Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Virginia Tech University Relations


Other Contributors

Alicia Stone

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

Blue Ridge Mtn. Cloggers

Bull & Bones Brewhaus & Grill

City Market Building

Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement (COTA)

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)

John Muffo

The J-Stout Trio

Laura Croft

Mar-Bal, Inc.

Thomas "Tweeks" Weeks

Virginia Tech's College of Engineering

Virginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets

Virginia Tech Council of International Students (CISO)

Virginia Tech Cranwell International Center

Virginia Tech Department of Athletics

Virginia Tech Graduate School

Virginia Tech Innovate Living-Learning Community

Virginia Tech’s Moss Arts Center

Virginia Tech Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Virginia Tech Research Center — Arlington