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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:

2014 San Jose, Costa Rica, May 27-30, 2014
The 2014 Summer Conference will be held at the Wyndham Herradura Hotel and Conference Center in San Jose, Costa Rica, May 27-30,2014.  For those unable to make the trip to the Conference, please consider submitting a paper to our Internet Session. The detailed call for papers is available at 2014 Costa Rica Global Conference on Business and Finance

2015 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (JANUARY 4-7, 2015)
The 2015 Winter Conference will be held Las Vegas, Nevada, January 4-7, 2015.A detailed call for paper will be available this summer.For those unable to make the trip to the Conference, please consider submitting a paper to our Internet Session. The detailed call for papers is available at 2015 Las Vegas Global Conference on Business and Finance

2015 SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA (May 26-29, 2015)  
The 2015 Summer Conference will be held at the Wyndham Herradura Hotel and Conference Center in San Jose, Costa Rica, May 26-29, 2015.  For those unable to make the trip to the Conference, please consider submitting a paper to our Internet Session. The detailed call for papers will be available in the summer of 2014.

2016 Honolulu, Hawaii, January 4-7, 2016
The 2014 Winter Conference  will be held Hawaii, USA, January 4-7, 2016.  For those unable to make the trip to the Conference, please consider submitting a paper to our Internet Session.  The detailed call for papers will be available in January 2015.

HOW TO PARTICIPATE: PLEASE FOLLOW THESE STEPS:

Non-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. Process your registration form (enter here to register).

3. Pay your registration fees (Enter here for 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 (enter here). Early submissions are greatly appreciated.

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

4. Registration-For accepted papers, Process your registration form (enter here to register).

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

6. Proceedings Submission-Process your proceedings submission (optional) (enter here to send your submission). Early submissions are greatly appreciated.

7. Award Submission-Submit your award submission (optional) (enter here to send your award submission).  Early submissions are greatly appreciated.

8. 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. Onsite participants will receive their receipt and conference materials during registration

Internet Session 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 (enter here)

4. 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 and Taxation, Business Education and Accreditation, Review of Business and Finance Studies, Revista Internacional Administración & Finanzas and Revista Global de Negocios.  Please visit our website for journal specific distribution, indexing and ranking information, including: EBSCOHost, ProQuest ABI/Inform, Cabell’s Directory, Ulrich’s Periodical Directory, The American Economic Association's Econlit, e-JEL, JEL on CD and other rankings. 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 and Proquest ABI/Inform.

Conference proceedings are indexed by Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory 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 comemorative plaque and their paper will be offered publication in one of our journals.

Best in Session Award
Based on a peer-review process, in each session, a paper will be selected as the Best Paper in Session for an award.  Best in Session Award Winners will receive a certificate at the Award Banquet and are invited to submit their papers to our regular review process for possible publication.

Other Benefits
Network with other professionals
Present your research at a truly global conference
To receive feedback on your research from a diverse audience
To compete for the Outstanding Research Award
To compete for the Best Paper in Session Award
To network with potential employers and employees

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,  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