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In the The 2018 Kailua-Kona, GCBF call for papers, you will find detailed conference fees, deadlines, hotel rates, proceedings & award submission, journal publication, etc. 

You are invited to participate in The 2018 Hawaii 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, 2018 at Courtyard by Marriott, King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel.

The King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel is in Kailua-Kona on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii.  With a year-around tropical climate, Kona offers a perfect winter break.  The island has several award-winning beaches.  The Kilauea volcano is a day trip from the hotel.  Kilauea is an active volcano offering spectacular sights.  Whale watching tours, fishing charters and scuba diving tours are readily available.  The conference occurs in the middle of whale watching season.  Snorkeling options are plentiful.  The island has spectacular, waterfalls and numerous golf courses.  The hotel is located on the famous Ali’i drive which includes many dining and entertainment choices.  The Kona peer, which serves as the departure point for many water activities, is adjacent to the hotel.  The hotel offers a wonderful Luau several nights per week.

MPORTANT DATES (must be received at our office by)
Submission for presentation consideration

Regular (Full Benefits): On or before November 6, 2017
Late Submissions (Full Benefits): November 7, 2017 to December 4, 2017
Limited Benefits: December 5, 2017 to January 5, 2018
Registration and Payment
Regular (Full Benefits): On or before November 17, 2017
Late (Full Benefits): November 18, 2017 to December 4, 2017
Limited Benefits: December 5, 2017 to January 5, 2018

Award submission (optional): November 20, 2017
Proceedings submission (optional): November 20, 2017
Hotel Booking Deadline: November 19, 2017
Event dates:  January 2-5, 2018

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 conference venue.


Network with other professionals
Present your research at an international conference
Receive feedback from colleagues on your research
Publish a short version of your paper in the refereed conference proceedings
Compete for the Best Paper in Session award
Compete for the Outstanding Research Award
Have your paper considered for publication in a peer reviewed journal
Network with potential employers and employees
Meet Journal Editors
Visit a beautiful destination

Affiliated Journals
The Conference is affiliated with eight peer-reviewed journals: The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, International Journal of Management and Marketing Research, Global Journal of Business Research, Accounting and Taxation, Business Education and Accreditation, Review of Business and Finance Studies, Revista Internacional Administración & Finanzas (Spanish Language) and Revista Global de Negocios (Spanish Language).  The journals are distributed in print, and electronically.  Current journal specific distribution, ranking and indexing information