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CALL FOR PAPERS: 2017 WINTER LAS VESGAS GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS AND FINANCE (GCBF)

To download and save the detailed call for papers download here. In the detailed call for papers, you will find detailed conference fees, hotel rates, proceedings & award submission, journal publication, etc. 


You are invited to participate in The 2017 Las Vegas Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF).  The Conference, sponsored by The Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC (IBFR), will be held from January 2-5, 2017 at the Flamingo Las Vegas, Nevada.

Las Vegas is an exciting destination with much to offer.  There are a wide variety of shows and activities to please any taste.  A large number of shopping outlets are located on the strip as well as throughout the city.  Gambling is legal in Las Vegas and there are many casinos throughout the city.  Hoover Dam, the Grand Canyon, and twelve other national parks are within a few hour drive of Las Vegas. 

The conference welcomes papers from academics, including professors and students, and industry practitioners.  Non presenting participants are also welcome.  Theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of business, finance, marketing, management, accounting, MIS, public administration, economics, business law, business education, agribusiness, health care administration and related fields are welcome. Case studies in all areas of business, finance and related fields are also welcome. Papers do not need to be global in nature. English and Spanish language sessions will be offered. An Internet Session will be offered for those unable to make the trip to Las Vegas.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES (must be received at our office by) 
 
Submission for presentation consideration: October 25, 2016
Regular registration and Payment Receipt: November 7, 2016
Award submission: November 14, 2016
Proceedings submission: November 14, 2016
Late Registration deadline (late fee applies): November 22, 2016
Hotel Booking Deadline: December 8, 2016
Event dates: January   2-5, 2017

CONFERENCE FEES
Deadline: November 7, 2016
 
Conference registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. At least one author per paper must register and pay the registration fees. All attending authors must register and pay the registration fee. Conference registration is US$390 for the first paper. Non-presenting participants are welcome and are subject to the US$390 registration fee.  The registration fee for full-time students is $360 (documentation of full-time student status is required).  There is an US$80 fee for each additional paper.  An additional $50 fee applies for papers having five or more authors.  A $50 late fee applies for registration fees received after November 7, 2016.  If your payment is not received in our office by November 22, 2016, your participation will be cancelled. Please note that the registration fee applies to all attending authors. The registration form and payment information are available at: www.theIBFR.com/cs.htm.

HOTEL
Deadline: December 8, 2016
 
We encourage you to stay at the conference hotels and to arrange for your lodging early.  Las Vegas is a popular destination this time of year and hotels do sell out. We have arranged for a small block of rooms at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel at special rates. Las Vegas rules require that each guestroom must have at least one registered guest twenty-one (21) years of age or older.  For the nights January 2, 3, and 4, 2017 ‘Go’ rooms are available at the rate of $42 (single or double) per night, plus a resort fee of $25 per room per night, plus taxes of 12 percent.  The ‘Go’ room rate for January 5, 2017 is $275 per night plus a resort fee of $25 per room per night, plus taxes of 12 percent.  These rates are available until December 8, 2016 or until the block of rooms is filled, whichever occurs first.  A credit card is required to make reservations and to check-in and out at the hotel.  To receive this group rate, attendees must call from the U.S. 888-373-9855 and from overseas 702-733-3111, and ask for the Global Conference on Business and Finance group rate. Alternatively, you can book online through our website. Dedicated website will be available at Flamingo Las Vegas shortly. Hotel cancellations must be received at least 72 hours prior to arrival to avoid charges.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: PLEASE FOLLOW THESE STEPS
 
Type of Participation
You can participate in an internet session or onsite. In either case, you can participate as presenter or a non-presenter. The internet session is designed for those who cannot travel to the conference venue.  Onsite participation is designed for those who will travel to the conference venue. You must select internet or onsite during the registration process.  Type of participation may be changed until November 22, 2016, by contacting the conference chair at editor@theibfr.com.
 
Onsite Non-Presenting Conference Attendees
 
1. Download the appropriate full call for papers
 
2. Process your registration form
 
3. Pay your registration fees, for acceptable form of payment
 
4. Two weeks prior the event, the detailed program will be available in our website at program.You will receive an email notification.
 
5. Onsite participants will receive their receipt and conference materials during registration
 
Onsite Presenting Conference Attendees
 
1. Download the appropriate full call for papers
 
2. Process your Initial Conference Submission
 
3. After you submit your paper, you can expect to hear from us within 10 business days.
 
4. Process your registration form
 
5. CPay your registration fees, for acceptable form of payment
 
6. Process your Proceedings Submission (optional): Proceedings submission form
 
7. Process your Award Submission (optional): Award submission form

8. Two weeks prior the event, the detailed program will be available in our website at program. You will receive an email notification.
 
9. Onsite participants will receive their receipt and conference materials during registration
 
Internet Session Presenting Participants
 
1. Complete steps 1 through 8 above.
 
2. You will receive an email with instructions on how to participate in the internet session.
 
3. Complete the mailing instructions form.
 
4. Two weeks prior the event, the detailed program will be available in our website at program. You will receive an email notification..
 
5. You will receive an email stating the date your conference welcome package will be mailed. Conference welcome package for internet participants are mailed approximately 10 days prior to the event.
 
Internet Session Non-Presenting Participants
 
1. Download the appropriate full call for papers
 
2. Process your registration form
 
3. Pay your registration fees, for acceptable form of payment
 
4. You will receive an email with instructions on how to participate in the internet session.
 
5. Complete the mailing instructions form.
 
6. Two weeks prior the event, the detailed program will be available in our website at program.You will receive an email notification..
 
7. You will receive an email stating the date your conference welcome package will be mailed. Conference welcome package for internet participants are mailed approximately 10 days prior to the event.

CONFERENCE CANCELLATIONS
 
The Institute reserves the right to reassign some or all presentations to the internet sessions in the event of a natural disaster, terrorist event, civil unrest, war, illness or other unusual circumstances as determined solely at the discretion of the IBFR.  Authors reassigned to internet sessions receive the full value of their paid registration fee.  In the event of complete conference cancellation, the Institute will only be responsible for, at most, returning the attendee’s paid conference registration fee. The IBFR reserves the right to modify, add to, or delete its policies and procedures at any time. These changes may take effect immediately and without notice.  Any such change shall not be considered a violation of the relationship between the IBFR and conference participants or paper authors. The IBFR reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. 

USEFULL LINKS:
Conference submissions: www.theibfr.com/cs.htm
Questions about the conference: submissions@theibfr.com
Questions at: admin@theibfr.com
Call for papers: www.theibfr.com/call-us.htm
Registration: www.theibfr.com/cs.htm
Accepted payment methods: www.theibfr.com/paymentmethods.htm
Hotel information: www.theibfr.com/hotel-us.htm
Travel Information: www.theibfr.com/travel-us.htm