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You are invited to participate in the 31st Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF) – Costa Rica.  The Conference, sponsored by The Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC (IBFR), will be held in Costa Rica, May 25-28, 2021.

31th Costa Rica GCBF Call Costa Rica 2021

Submit your paper

IMPORTANT DATES (must be received at our office by)         

Submission for presentation consideration

Regular (Full Benefits): On or before March 25, 2021

Late Submissions (Full Benefits): March 26, 2021 to April 27, 2021

Limited Benefits:  April 28, 2021 to May 28, 2021

Registration and Payment

Regular (Full Benefits): On or before April 8, 2021

Late (Full Benefits): April 9, 2021 to April 24, 2021

Limited Benefits: April 25, 2021 to May 28, 2021

Award submission (optional): April 13, 2021

Proceedings submission (optional):

                        Flashdrive format: April 15, 2021                                             

                        Online format: May 28, 2021, 2021

Hotel booking deadline: April 22, 2021

Event dates: May 25-28, 2021

Who can attend

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.

Areas of Interest

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, tourism, business ethics, cybersecurity, diversity management, e-commerce, energy policy, human resources, service science, sustainability 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. an internet session will be offered for those unable to make the trip to the conference venue.

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