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*AGBA’s 15th Annual World Congress*

*on July 2---4, 2018*


*NIDA Business School*

*(AACSB Accredited)*

*National Institute of Development Administration*



*Conference Theme*

*"**Business and **Entrepreneurship Development*

*                               in a Globalized and Digitalized Era”*

*Conference Chair*

*Conference Co-Chair*

*Keynote Speaker # 1*

*Keynote Speaker # 2*

*Gary L. Frankwick*

Marcus Hunt Chair of International Business

College of Business Administration

University of Texas at

El Paso, Texas,


*Viput Ongsakul*


NIDA Business School

National Institute of Development Administration


*Norman Wright*



School of Business

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah,

*        USA*

*Craig Julian*

 School of Business and Tourism

 Southern Cross University

    Gold Coast


*Conference Brief:*

The main theme of the conference is "Business and Entrepreneurship
Development in a Globalized and Digitalized 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,
that 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 Thai and global academics, (3)
one-to-one mentoring of selected doctoral students by globally renowned
scholars, and (4) *Global Business Forum* for global entrepreneurs,
investors, traders, importers and exporters.

*Manuscript Submissions:*

We welcome submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as
well as all functional areas of business administration. Please submit your
manuscripts to our Conference Director/Program Chair at the following

*                                       Dr. Craig Julian*

*                      School of Business and Tourism*

*                             Southern Cross University*

*                                       Gold Coast*

*                                         Australia*

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*Publication Opportunities:*

Best papers presented at our conference will be eligible to be published in
the Special Issues of the following world class journals after substantial

   - *Journal of Business Research (Elsevier—ISI, Thomson Reuters and
   Scopus Indexed)*
   - *Thunderbird International Business Review (John Wiley, ISI, Thomson
   Reuters and Scopus Indexed)*

   - *Journal of East-West Business (Taylor & Francis – Scopus indexed)*
   - *Journal for Global Business Advancement (Inderscience – Scopus
   indexed) *
   - *Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development
   (Inderscience – **Web of Science, ESCI Indexed**) *
   - *Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (Emerald – Scopus
   indexed) *
   - *Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Springer – Scopus
   indexed) *
   - *EuroMed Journal of Business (Emerald – Scopus indexed) *
   - *Review of International Business and Strategy
   - *Journal of Global Business and Technology (USA)*
   - *Journal of Global Marketing (**Taylor & Francis – Scopus indexed)*
   - *International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing
   **– Scopus indexed** )*
   - *Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research  **(Springer – Scopus
   - *Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences (Emerald, Thomson
   - *Global Business Review (Sage – Scopus indexed)*
   - *A Monograph to be published by McGraw Hill on “ **Defining the
   Frontiers of Global Business Research Across Emerging Countries**” and
   to be *

*co-edited by Zafar U. Ahmed and Sahil Raj.*


Registration and Submission Deadline is: May 15, 2018.

*Conference Brochure:*

Please download conference brochure from our following website:

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Please contact the following for any assistance:

*Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed*

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

*Professor of Marketing and International Business*

*Founder, President and CEO**: *

*Academy for Global Business Advancement*

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*Founder and Editor-in-Chief**: *

*Journal for Global Business Advancement*

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*Richardson, Texas, USA*

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