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*AGBA’s 17th Annual World Congress*

*on July 2---4, 2020 *

*at the*

Biruni University

*Zeytinburnu, İstanbul*


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*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,



*Mustafa Bayram*


Faculty of Engineering

Biruni University

Zeytinburnu, İstanbul



*Sanjay Dhir*

Department of

Management Studies

Indian Institute of

Technology – Delhi

                New Delhi

*              India*

*Kip Becker*


Journal of Transnational Management

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts,


*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

*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*


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*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,*


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*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

·         *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

·         *Journal of Strategic Marketing (Taylor and Francis --- Scopus

·         *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.*


Registration and Submission Deadline is: May 15, 2020.

*Conference Brochure:*

Please download conference brochure from our following website:

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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*

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

*Journal for Global Business Advancement*

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*Falls Church, Virginia, *


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