Costa Rica


You are invited to participate in the 27th 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 (onsite presentation dates May 29-31, 2019) at the Wyndham San Jose Herradura Hotel and Convention Center, 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.  Many of these attractions are a day trip from the conference hotel.

Call for papers 27th Costa Rica GCBF

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IMPORTANT DATES (must be received at our office by)         

Submission for presentation consideration

Regular (Full Benefits): On or before March 25, 2019
Late Submissions (Full Benefits): March 26, 2019 to April 29, 2019
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

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 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.


How to participate
Conference Submission
Conference Registration
Accepted forms of payment
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