Dear all,

We are delighted to invite scholars to participate in the first ever international symposium of research on consumers, marketing and firm strategy in the African context. We hope you can join us in Baltimore, Maryland on May 24-25, 2018 for this exciting event. The Symposium is sponsored by Morgan State University and the Association of Consumer Research, and has collaborations with two major journal special issues.  Please see details of the conference as follows:



Inaugural International Symposium “Out of (and into) Africa” on African Consumer Marketing and Firm Strategies


(Sponsored by: Morgan State University and Association of Consumer Research)


Date: May 24-25, 2018


Venue: Morgan State University Campus, Baltimore, Maryland


Symposium Co-Chairs:


Dr. Haiyan Hu, Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management, Morgan State University

Dr. Omar J. Khan, Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management, Morgan State University


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SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 12, 2018


The complete conference Call for Papers, including submission details and program information, is attached. Thank you and have a wonderful 2018!


Omar J. Khan, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Marketing and International Business

Faculty Advisor, American Marketing Association
Earl Graves School of Business and Management
Morgan State University
Ph: 443-885-3641

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