AGBA’s 16th Annual World Congress 

on July 2---4, 2019


at the

Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi (IIT - Delhi)





Conference Theme

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development

                           in a Globalized and Digitalized Era


Conference Chair

Conference Co-Chair

Conference Co-Chair

Keynote Speaker

Don Capener


Davis College of Business

Jacksonville University

Jacksonville, Florida




Sanjay Dhir

Department of

Management Studies

Indian Institute of

Technology – Delhi

             New Delhi





Dheeraj  P. Sharma

Indian Institute of Management


State of Haryana




         Justin Paul

         Professor of

  International Business

  Rollins College (Florida)

    University of Puerto Rico

    San Juan, Puerto Rico




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:

·        Faculty Development Workshops,

·        Networking between Indian and global academics,

·        One-to-one mentoring of selected doctoral students by globally renowned scholars, and

·        Global Business Forum for global entrepreneurs, investors, traders, importers and exporters. 


Conference Co-Organizers:

·       Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, State of Haryana, India.

·       Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois, USA.


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 address:


Dr. Christopher J. Marquette

BS (Illinois), MBA (Illinois), Ph.D., (Texas)

Visiting Professor of Finance

Department of Finance

Tabor School of Business
Millikin University

Decatur, Illinois,


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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 revision.



·        Journal for Global Business Advancement (Inderscience --- Scopus indexed)

·        Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (Inderscience – Web of Science, ESCI Indexed)

·        Journal of Business Research (Elsevier --- Thomson Reuters ISI Indexed)

·        Thunderbird International Business Review (John Wiley ---  Thomson Reuters ISI Indexed)

·        International Business Review (Elsevier --- Thomson Reuters ISI Indexed)

·        European Journal of Business (Emerald --- Scopus Indexed)

·        Services Industries Journal (Taylor and Francis --- Scopus Indexed)

·        Journal of Strategic Marketing (Taylor and Francis --- Scopus Indexed)

·        Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (Emerald --- Scopus Indexed)

·        Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Springer --- Scopus Indexed)

·        EuroMed Journal of Business (Emerald --- Thomson Reuters)

·        A Monograph Book to be published by McGraw Hill on “Advancements in Global Business Research Across Emerging Countries” and to be Edited by Zafar U. Ahmed and Sahil Raj.




Registration and Submission Deadline is: June 30, 2019.


Conference Brochure:

Please download conference brochure from our following website:



Please contact AGBA’s President/CEO for any assistance:



Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed

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

Professor of International Business

Founder, President and CEO:

Academy for Global Business Advancement


Founder and Editor-in-Chief:

Journal for Global Business Advancement


Falls Church, Virginia,


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