Dear Colleagues, At this moment we have received a considerable number of papers for *IMES 2018* <http://imes.vse.cz/>. However, at the same time, we have received many requests to extend the submission deadline. *We are pleased to inform you that the submission deadline was extended to 31**st** January 2018.* *You may now **upload your full paper* <http://imes.vse.cz/guidelines-for-authors/full-paper-upload/>*. *The accepted ones will be published in Conference proceedings which will be submitted to *Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI)* which is integrated index within Web of Science. We gladly announce internationally recognized keynote speakers who confirmed their participation: · *Roy Thurik* (Professor of Economics and Entrepreneurship, Erasmus University Rotterdam) · *Ute Stephan* (Professor of Entrepreneurship, Aston University, Birmingham) · *Michael Fritsch *(Professor of Business Dynamics, Innovation, and Economic Change, Friedrich Schiller University Jena) · *Stefan Schaltegger *(Professor of Sustainability Management, Leuphana University) · *Marina Dabić* (Professor of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship, University of Zagreb) · *Martin Srholec* (Senior Researcher, CERGE-EI in Prague, the Czech Republic) · *Jiří Hnilica* (Professor of Strategy, University of Economics in Prague) More details on the conference tracks <http://imes.vse.cz/conference-tracks/>, manuscript templates <http://imes.vse.cz/guidelines-for-authors/>, and the social programme can be found in the attached Call for papers or online at http://imes.vse.cz. *You may now **upload your full paper* <http://imes.vse.cz/guidelines-for-authors/full-paper-upload/> · *The best conference paper presented at the conference and published in proceedings will be awarded by 300 EUR.* · *Ute Stephan will lead a workshop on How to get published in top entrepreneurship journals.* · *Selected papers will be considered for publication in partner journals **Prague Economic Papers* <https://www.vse.cz/pep/>*, **Journal of Entrepreneurship Management and Innovation* <http://www.jemi.edu.pl/>* and **Central European Business Review* <https://cebr.vse.cz/index.php/cebr> For any questions, do not hesitate to contact us directly at *[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>. We are looking forward to seeing you in Prague in May, Ondřej Dvouletý Department of Entrepreneurship, University of Economics in Prague Scientific, Organisational and Programme Committee [image: Image result for research gate icon] <https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ondrej_Dvoulety>[image: Image result for scholargoogle icon] <https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ZS-UQVEAAAAJ&hl=cs&oi=sra>[image: Image result for linkedin icon] <https://www.linkedin.com/in/ondrejdvoulety> *Recent Paper:* Dvouletý, O. (2017). Effects of Soft Loans and Credit Guarantees on Performance of Supported Firms: Evidence from the Czech Public Programme START. *Sustainability* 9(12), 2293 <https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321670733_Effects_of_Soft_Loans_and_Credit_Guarantees_on_Performance_of_Supported_Firms_Evidence_from_the_Czech_Public_Programme_START> ____ 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.