AGBA’s 13th Annual World Congress  

on July 30—31, 2016


at the

University of Turkey

Istanbul (Turkey)




Conference Theme

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era”.


  Conference Chair



Chair: AGBA

Board of  Trustees

Keynote Speaker


Mary Teagarden




Business Review


School of Global Management

Arizona State University

Glendale, Arizona, USA



Amjad Hadjikhani

Professor Emeritus

Department of  Business Administration

Uppsala University









Klaus-Peter Wiedmann

Chair Professor & Director

Institute of Marketing and Management

Leibniz University







Norman Wright


Woodbury School of Business

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah









Conference Brief:

The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era”. This conference will feature competitive papers, plenary sessions, case studies, poster presentations, student papers, and panel sessions. Submissions will be subjected to a double-blind review process and will be published in the refereed American conference proceedings (Advances in Global Business Research, ISS# 1549-9332).


Conference Goal:

The primary goal of the conference is to provide a unique global platform to facilitate the exchange of leading edge ideas for effective advancement of knowledge in the field of business administration and entrepreneurship. This will be achieved through multi-disciplinary presentations and discussions of current business and entrepreneurship issues in developing and developed countries.


Conference Highlights:

Major highlights of the conference would be (1) faculty development workshops, (2) networking between Turkish and global academics, and (3) one-to-one mentoring of selected doctoral students by globally renowned scholars.


Manuscript Submissions:

We welcome submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as well as all functional areas of business administration and entrepreneurship (e.g., accounting, economics, operations, finance, information system, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, hospitality and tourism management). If you are uncertain, whether your paper fits the conferencetheme or not, please contact Conference Director/Program Chair at the following address:


Prof. Dr. Dana-Nicoleta Lascu

Professor and Former Chair

Department of Marketing

Robins School of Business

University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia, USA

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Publication Opportunities:

Best papers presented at the conference would be published in the special issues of the following world-class journals:


· Journal for Global Business Advancement

· Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development

· Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology

· Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management

· EuroMed Journal of Business

· International Journal of Commerce and Management

· Thunderbird International Business Review



Registration and Submission Deadline is: March 1, 2016.


Conference Brochure:

Please download conference brochure from our following website:



Please contact the following for any assistance:


Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed

BBA (New York), MBA (Texas), Ph.D., (Utah)

Professor of Marketing and International Business

President/CEO: Academy for Global Business Advancement

Editor-in-Chief: Journal for Global Business Advancement

Honorary Chief Editor: Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship

Fort Worth, Texas, USA

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