*Presents  *

*AGBA’s 17th Annual World Congress*

*on July 2---4, 2020*

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*Istanbul Gelisim University*

*Avcilar-Istanbul *



*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*

Marcus Hunt Chair of International Business

College of Business Administration

University of Texas at

El Paso, Texas,


* Izzet Gumus*

Institute of Social Sciences
Istanbul Gelisim University

Avcılar <,_Istanbul> – Istanbul



*Mustafa Bayram*


 Department of

Computer Engineering

Biruni University

Zeytinburnu - İstanbul


*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 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 Turkish and global academics,

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

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

*Manuscript Submissions in English Language:*

We welcome submission of manuscripts that address 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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*Publication Opportunities: *

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

   - *Journal for Global Business Advancement* (Inderscience --- Scopus
   - *Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development*
   (Inderscience – Scopus 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
   - *European Journal of Business **(Emerald --- Scopus Indexed)*
   - *Services Industries Journal* (Taylor and Francis --- Scopus Indexed)
   - *Journal of Strategic Marketing (Taylor and Francis --- Scopus
   - *Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology* (Emerald --- Scopus
   - *Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management* (Springer --- Scopus
   - *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.

*Conference Languages:*

Conference would be run in 4 languages (*English,  Turkish, Arabic and
Persian*). Hence, papers are welcomed in either of these 4 languages.


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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