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Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF)

The GCBF  provides an excellent opportunity for the academic and business communities to share cutting-edge research in all areas of Business, Finance, Accounting, Management, Marketing, Economics, Education, AgriBusiness and related fields. The conferences are truly global in nature with participants from around the world.  Our next academic business conferences will be held at:

2017 SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA (May 23-26, 2017)  
The 2017 Summer Conference will be held at the Wyndham Herradura Hotel and Conference Center in San Jose, Costa Rica, May 23-26, 2017.  For those unable to make the trip to the Conference, please consider submitting a paper to our Internet Session. A detailed calls for papers is available at 2017 Costa Rica Global conference on Business and Finance

2018 KAILUA-KONA (JANUARY 2-5, 2018)
The 2018 Winter Conference will be held at the Courtyard Marriott, King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel . A detailed call for papers is available at 2018 Hawaii Global conference on Business and Finance Research

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: PLEASE FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

Non-Presenting Conference Attendees (Onsite or Internet)

1. Download the appropriate full call for papers by following the links above and read the Statement of Ethics and Malpratice.

2. Process your registration form (register).

3. Pay your registration fees (Accepted forms of payment).

Presenting Conference Attendees

1. Download the appropriate full call for papers by following the links above and read the Statement of Ethics and Malpratice.

2. Conference Submission: Submit your 200-word abstract, work-in process or full paper by the deadline  Early submissions are greatly appreciated.

3. After you submit your paper, you can expect to hear from us within 10 business days.

4. Registration: Process your registration form (register).

5. Payment-Pay your registration fees (Accepted forms of payment).

6. Proceedings: Process your proceedings submission. Publishing in the proceedings is optional. If you wish to publish in the proceedings, you must complete the following steps.Early submissions are greatly appreciated.
     Part A: Prepare your 2-10 page document according to the
     proceedings guidelines
     Part B: Prior to the proceedings deadline, submit your paper using the
     proceedings submission form
     Note: Your initial submission will not be processed for the proceedings.

7. Award:Submit your award submission Participating in the award competition is optional.  Note your initial submission will not be processed for the award competition a separate submission is required.

8. Program: Two weeks prior the event, the detailed program will be available in our website at www.theibfr.com/program.htm . You will receive an email notification.

9. Conference Material: Onsite participants will receive their receipt and conference materials during registration

Internet Session Participants

1. Complete steps 1 through 7 above.

2. You will receive an email with instructions on how to participate in the internet session.

3. Complete the mailing instructions form

4. Email notification: 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.

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE
 
Journal Publication Opportunities
The Conference is affiliated with seven peer-reviewed journals: The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, International Journal of Management and Marketing Research, Global Journal of Business Research, Accounting & Taxation, Business Education & Accreditation, Review of Business & Finance Studies, Revista Internacional Administración & Finanzas and Revista Global de Negocios.  Please visit our journal section for specific distribution, indexing and ranking information. Spanish language papers are published in Revista Internacional Administración & Finanzas and Revista Global de Negocios. Papers honored with the Outstanding Research Award at the conference will be offered publication in one of our journals. In addition, papers receiving the Best Paper in Session Award are reviewed for possible journal publication.
 
Publication in the Refereed Conference Proceedings (Optional)
Publishing in the Refereed Conference Proceedings is free to registered and paid conference attendees. Conference proceedings are published under the title "Global Conference on Business and Finance Proceedings," ISSN 2168-0612  (USB Flash drive), ISSN 1941-9589  (online format) and ISSN 1931-0285 (CD format, previous format).

Global Conference on Business and Finance Proceedings are distributed in digital format and through EBOSCOhost.

Conference proceedings are indexed by and Index Copernicus.

Outstanding Research Award
Registered  and paid attendees can submit their paper for award consideration and possible publication in one of our journals.  Submissions to the award competition are treated in the same fashion as a journal submission. Registered and paid Award winners receive a conmemorative plaque and their paper will be offered publication in one of our journals.

Best in Session Award
Based on a peer-review process, one paper will be selected as the best paper in each session for an award.  Only registered and paid authors of Best in Session Award Winners will receive a certificate.  Certificates will be awarded at the luncheon or banquet.  Authors of Best in Session Award Winning papers are invited to submit their papers to our regular review process for possible publication.

Other Benefits
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

AREAS/TRACKS

The GCBF welcomes papers in: Accounting, Education, International Trade, Strategic Management, Accreditation, Emerging Markets, Investments, Supply Chain Management, Advertising, Entrepreneurship, Labor Economics, Sustainable Tourism, AgriBusiness, Ethics, Logistics, Taxation, Agricultural Economics, Finance Macroeconomics, Teaching Techniques & Methods, Auditing, Financial Accounting, Microeconomics, Tenure and Promotion, Banking, Financial Economics, Management, Tourism, Behavioral Finance, Financial Management, Management Info. systems, Trade, Branding,Financial Markets, Managerial Accounting, Business Education, Financial Planning, Marketing, Business Law, Firm Governance, Marketing Research, Capital Markets, Forensic Accounting, Merchandizing, Consumer Behavior, Globalization, Operation Management, Corporate Finance, Healthcare Administration, Options and Futures,  Curriculum,  Higher Education Administration, Personal Finance, Decision Sciences, History of Economic Thought, Production Management, Derivate Securities, Human Resource Management, Promotion,  E-Commerce, Information Technology, Public Administration, Econometrics, Insurance, Real Estate, Economics Intergenerational Accounting,  Research Methods,  tourism, Eco-Tourism International Finance, Statistics.  

PAST EVENTS

Visit our Past Event section. You will find  call for papers, programs, photos and proceedings, please enter here