Dear Colleagues,


We have extended the deadline for submissions to the

AIB-US West Chapter 2018 Conference


Extended Deadline: April 15, 2018



Join us in Denver, Colorado on October 18-20, 2018 for an exciting conference in a vibrant location. Denver is not only home to the headquarters of various global companies but is cradled by the beautiful Rocky Mountain National Park. The city is adjacent to some of the world's best ski resorts in neighboring Vail and Aspen, and is a cultural hub, with a rich nightlife, museums, art, and a host of restaurants and cafes.


The conference, hosted by the University of Denver, will offer the opportunity to visit and network with colleagues from around the world, share your work in competitive sessions, and attend a range of activities such as panels, and plenaries with keynote speakers.   


Of special interest to doctoral students and junior faculty is our Paper Development Workshop on October 20. If you are interested in participating in the PDW, please email your manuscript to Prof. Sarika Pruthi ([log in to unmask]).


The call for papers can be found here:


Some Conference Highlights:

·         Workshop on International Entrepreneurship with Tricia McDougall-Covin and Manuel Serapio.

·         Paper Development Workshop (see above).

·         Best Paper Awards and Publication Opportunity: Outstanding papers will be considered for Best Paper(s) and Best Student Paper(s) Awards. In addition, the European Journal of International Management and the International Journal of Emerging Markets have agreed to sponsor best papers certificates in two topical areas: Emerging Markets and International Management (all papers, regardless of which track they were submitted to, will be considered for these awards). The award-winning papers will be given fast tracking opportunities for publication in these two journals.

·         Conference Proceedings: Opportunity to include your Paper Abstract or Full Paper in a Conference Proceedings (electronic copy only).


All submissions can be made through the AIB-US West online submission system:


If you are interested in serving as a Reviewer for the conference, please sign up at:


For questions about the conference please contact [log in to unmask]


We look forward to meeting you in Denver!


Kind regards,

Nila Wiese, Conference Chair

Gary Knight, Chapter Chair




Nila M. Wiese, Ph.D. 

Nat S. and Marian W. Rogers Professor

Professor of International Business and Marketing


School of Business and Leadership

1500 N. Warner St. #1032
Tacoma, WA 98416-1032
T: 1.253.879.3390

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