CALL FOR PAPERS 2014 World Marketing Congress August 5-8, 2014Lima, Peru Track “Marketing in BRICS” Co-Chairs Gregory Kivenzor and Deon Nel You are cordially invited to submit your research paper and/or special session proposal for this track in a PDF format via the link: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=wmc17esan Suggested topics for this track include: marketing in transitional BRICS economies; comparison among BRICS consumers and these with Western markets; cross-cultural and multicultural marketing in BRICS; cultural issues and their effect on marketing successes and failures; peculiarities of B2B and B2C marketing environment; marketing to the growing middle-class; marketing to consumers in the bottom of the pyramid; marketing luxury products in BRICS; marketing effects on ethics, sustainable practices and CSR; competition between MNCs and local players in BRICS; SMEs in BRICS; firms from BRICS entering developed markets; teaching marketing disciplines in BRICS; brands in BRICS. This list is neither comprehensive nor exclusive, other BRICS related topics will be considered. Track co-Chairs foresee the use of different session formats: competitive paper presentations, panel discussions, poster sessions, etc. General requirements are listed in the AMS Call for Papers: http://tinyurl.com/lql5s3x. Submission Deadline: October 1, 2013. By this date, you need to submit only an extended abstract (up to 5 pages) for the purpose of review. You may find useful an example of the structured abstract posted on the AMS site: http://tinyurl.com/kxbxvse. If you have any questions, please contact track co-Chairs: Gregory Kivenzor [log in to unmask] Deon Nel [log in to unmask] Note: co-Chairs are in a dialog with publishers and explore opportunities to publish full academic research papers presented at the “Marketing in BRICS” track in a book. ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.