Final Call for Papers


23rd  JAMAICA MONTEGO BAY International Academic Conference on Business, Economics, Finance and Accounting

Theme: "Promoting Social and Economic Progress: Sustainability, Diversity and Inclusion"



International Association of Applied Business Research®



DATES: September 30 – October 2, 2017
PLACE: Montego Bay, Jamaica

Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay
Address: A1, Montego Bay, Jamaica


Deeply discounted rooms, as low as $200 All-Inclusive Double Occupancy, are available at the Hotel Holiday Inn Resort Montego Bay for the participants in the conference. To reserve your room, you need to fill in the reservation form, which can be found using the following link (for your convenience, you should copy and paste it in your browser). Then, you should to email the completed reservation form to Ms. Osheen Johnson to <[log in to unmask]>. The cutoff date for reservations is AUGUST 29, 2017. The earlier you call in to reserve your room, the better, as the number of the pre-negotiated, deeply discounted rooms in our block is very limited!



FULL PAPERS - September 10, 2017. All full-paper submissions will be reviewed for publication in one of the double-blind, peer-refereed Journals Sponsoring the 2017 JAMAICA Multidisciplinary Academic Conference or the refereed Conference Proceedings with ISBN number. The authors of these articles will receive their publications in person while still attending the IAABR Conference in Jamaica (one copy per a registered participant will be provided free of charge).

ABSTRACTS - September 13, 2017. The authors of all accepted abstracts will have the chance to PRESENT THEIR RESEARCH IN PROGRESS at the Jamaica Conference which will also give them the OPPORTUNITY to submit their COMPLETED PAPERS by FEBRUARY, 1 2018, in order to be considered for a journal publication.


Our JAMAICA Conference is for people, who want to participate in a major international forum, get published, network with colleagues from many countries and sharing similar or complementary interests, and to have fun in one of the most exciting resorts not only in the Caribbean, but also in the entire World!


Papers related to all areas of Accounting, Banking, Business Ethics, Communication & Media, e-Business, e-Government, e-Learning, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environment & Life Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Gender Studies, Globalization, Human Resources, Information Technology, Innovation and Creativity, Law & Legal Studies, Leadership, Logistics, Management, Marketing, Political Science, Psychology, Security Studies, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sustainable Development, and Women Studies are invited to this international conference, which is expected to be attended by authors from nearly all parts of the World. People without papers can also participate in this conference, and they are invited to serve as session chairs or discussants, as well as informal contributors to the academic quality of this international event.


Journals Sponsoring the 23rd JAMAICA International Academic Conference:

- Journal of Strategic and International Studies (JSIS)

- Journal of Organizational Advancement, Strategic and Institutional Studies (JOASIS)

- Journal of Advancements in Applied Business Research (JAABR)

- Journal of Advancements in Economics, Finance & Accounting (JAEFA)

- Journal of Psychology and Social Studies (JPSS)


The Executive Board of IAABR is very pleased to announce that the Keynote Address at the 23rd Jamaica International Academic Conference will be delivered by Dr. Gary Vonk, President of Keiser University Flagship Campus, West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.


To submit your full paper or abstract, please email it as an attachment (acceptable formats are .doc and .docx) to [log in to unmask] (please put “JAMAICA CONFERENCE” in the Subject line of your message). All submissions will be double blind peer-refereed by members of the Conference Review Committee. Authors will be notified of the review outcome within 3-4 weeks after the arrival of their submissions.


Authors, who could NOT travel to Jamaica for visa or other reasons, may PARTICIPATE VIRTUALLY in the IAABR JAMAICA Conference, and these authors will have the same publication opportunities, as the regular conference presenters.


The regular registration fee is $350 (the reduced registration fee for virtual participants via Skype is $300, and the special student fee is $285). The regular registration fee includes: 1) the popular IAABR 2 FOR 1 ADVANTAGE - 2 OPPORTUNITIES: an OPPORTUNITY to PUBLISH your accepted paper or abstract in a PEER-REFEREED PUBLICATION with ISSN or ISBN number issued by the Library of the Congress + an OPPORTUNITY to PRESENT the results of your work at an INTERNATIONAL FORUM for 1 LOW FEE; 2) one printed issue of the journal or Proceedings CD containing your paper; 3) an Official Certificate for International Conference participation; 4) the Conference Luncheon, Receptions, Coffee Breaks and Keynote Address; 5) Attending all Conference sessions and symposia; 6) Attending all Social and Networking events; 7) Listing of your presentation in the Official Conference Program; 8) Opportunity to Explore and Enjoy the exciting nightlife, chick shopping and natural beauty of Montego Bay, Jamaica!


For inquiries, please contact the Conference Organizing Committee via [log in to unmask] or visit our Website:


Dr. Glendon Williams (Keiser University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA), Conference Chair


Conference Organizing Committee, 23rd Jamaica International Academic Conference on Business, Economics, Finance, and Accounting

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