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27th COSTA RICA GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS AND FINANCE (GCBF) SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA: MAY 28-31, 2019

You are invited to participate in The 2019 Costa Rica Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF) – San Jose, Costa Rica.  The Conference, sponsored by The Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC (IBFR), will be held from May 28-31, 2019 in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Costa Rica is often referred to as the Switzerland of Central America and was recently identified in an international study as the happiest place on earth.  Costa Rica is a world renowned cultural and environmental destination with tremendous diversity.  It has an active volcano, beautiful mountain ranges, world class beaches, abundant rainforest, and numerous other attractions.  For a detailed call for papers is available

Theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of business, finance, marketing, management, accounting, MIS, public administration, economics, business education and related fields are 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 the conference venue

The conference welcomes papers from academics, including professors, students, and industry practitioners.  Non presenting participants are also welcome.  The conference welcomes individuals wishing to earn Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.   We can provide a document to verify your hours of participation for possible CPE credit.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES      

Submission for presentation consideration
Regular (Full Benefits): On or before March 25, 2019
Late Submissions (Full Benefits): March 26, 2018 to April 29, 2018
Limited Benefits:  April 30, 2019 to May 31, 2019
Registration and Payment
Regular (Full Benefits): On or before April 8, 2019
Late (Full Benefits):  April 9, 2019 to April 26, 2019
Limited Benefits: April 27, 2019 to May 31, 2019

Award submission (optional):  April 12, 2019
Proceedings submission (optional): April 15, 2019
Hotel Booking Deadline: April 25, 2019
Event dates:  May 28-31, 2019

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE

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