Experiences shared from former grand prize winners.


2017 Winners

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Student Track Agenda 2014

Thanks to our generous sponsors, participating students will incur no food or lodging expenses, while enjoying the following activities and events during their week-long stay in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

Sunday, August 17 –

  • Student teams arrive and meet host families

Monday, August 18 –

  • Late start for jet-lag relief
  • Kick-off lunch and introduction to host companies
  • Presentation coaching with host companies
  • Informal welcome dinner with host families

Tuesday, August 19 –

  • Presentation coaching and lunch with host companies
  • VT campus and Lane Stadium tours
  • Downtown tour and shopping
  • Dinner with host families

Wednesday, August 20 –

  • Bus to Roanoke; check into hotel
  • Visit downtown attractions; informal lunch
  • Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception at the Hotel Roanoke

Thursday, August 21 –

  • Global Student Business Concept Challenge at The Hotel Roanoke
  • Bus to Blacksburg
  • Awards banquet and celebration at The Inn at Virginia Tech

Friday, August 22 –

  • Brunch at Panera
  • Student teams join VT students for hike at the Cascades
  • Dinner and Downtown Blacksburg with VT Students

Saturday, August 23 –

  • Departure