*ACADEMY FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT (AGBA)* *http://www.agba.us <http://www.agba.us>* *AGBA’s 17th Annual World Congress* *on July 2---4, 2020 * *at the* Biruni University *Zeytinburnu, İstanbul* *TURKEY* [image: Image result for Biruni University logo] <https://www.google.co.th/url?sa=i&source=images&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwi97IGdiPXiAhVKvY8KHQbeAHgQjRx6BAgBEAU&url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fbirunienglish&psig=AOvVaw1bDzwgFlIwm5ps3ypiKlUY&ust=1561017116894308> *CALL FOR PAPERS* *Conference Theme* *"**Business and Entrepreneurship Development * * in a Globalized and Digitalized Era”* *Conference Chair* *Conference Co-Chair* *Conference Co-Chair* *Conference Co-Chair* *Gary L. Frankwick* Hunt Chair of International Business University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, Texas, *USA* [image: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif] *Mustafa Bayram* Dean Faculty of Engineering Biruni University Zeytinburnu, İstanbul *Turkey* [image: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gif] *Sanjay Dhir* Department of Management Studies Indian Institute of Technology – Delhi New Delhi * India* *Kip Becker* Editor-in-Chief Journal of Transnational Management Boston University Boston, Massachusetts, *USA* *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 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 Turkish 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. *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: *Prof. Dr. Dana-Nicoleta Lascu* *Professor of Marketing and Associate Editor* *Journal of Global Marketing* *Department of Marketing* *Robins School of Business* *University of Richmond* *Richmond, Virginia* *USA* *Email: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>* *Manuscript Submissions in Turkish Language:* AGBA also welcomes submission of manuscripts in Turkish language that address conference theme as well as all functional areas of business administration. Please submit your manuscripts in Turkish language to our Turkish Program Chair at the following address: *Dr. Omer F. Genc* *Assistant Professor of International Business* *Department of Marketing* *Williamson College of Business Administration* *Youngstown State University* *Youngstown, Ohio,* *USA* *Email: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>* *Publication Opportunities:* *Best papers presented at our conference will be eligible for publication in Special Issues of the following world class journals after substantial revision(s). * · *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 **“**Emerging Markets and Emerging Powers: Changing Parameters of Global Business Advancement”** and to** be Edited by Zafar U. Ahmed and Sahil Raj.* *Deadline:* Registration and Submission Deadline is: May 15, 2020. *Conference Brochure:* Please download conference brochure from our following website: *http://www.agba.us <http://www.agba.us>* *Communication:* 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* *(www.agba.us <http://www.agba.us>)* *Founder and Editor-in-Chief**: * *Journal for Global Business Advancement* *(www.inderscience.com/jgba <http://www.inderscience.com/jgba>)* *Falls Church, Virginia, * *USA* *Email: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>* ____ 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.