Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development 9th Biennial Conference
Call for Conference Papers
Extended Due Date 10th February 2020
Hosted at Brock University, St Catharines
(Niagara Falls Region), Ontario, Canada
23-26 June 2020


Track 1. Agribusiness Marketing and Management

Track 2. Business, Marketing and Management in Transitional Economies

Track 3. Consumer Behaviour and Psychology

Track 4. Current Issues in Business, Marketing and Management in Africa

Track 5. Current Issues in Business, Marketing and Management in Asia

Track 6. Current Issues in Business, Marketing and Management in America

Track 7. Current Issues in Business, Marketing and Management in Australia and New Zealand

Track 8. Current Issues in Business, Marketing and Management in Europe

Track 9. Economics, International Trade and Banking

Track 10. Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

Track 11. Environmental Marketing and Management Issues

Track 12. Business Ethics, Social Responsibility and Legal Issues

Track 13. Finance, Foreign Direct Investments, Accounting and Taxation

Track 14. Globalization and International Management

Track 15. Health Care Marketing and Management

Track 16. Human Resource Management and Occupational Health and Safety

Track 17. Information Systems, E-Commerce, E-Marketing

Track 18. International Business and International Marketing

Track 19. Management, Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

Track 20. Strategic Marketing and Management

Track 21. Marketing and Management of Education

Track 22. Marketing and Management of Non Profit Organizations

Track 23. Public Administration and Social Policy

Track 24. Social Media, Marketing Communications and Digital Marketing

Track 25. Services Marketing and Relationship Marketing

Track 26. Technology/Research and Development and Innovation

Track 27. Tourism and Hospitality Marketing and Management

Track 28. Operations Management, Transportation, and Aviation Management

Track 29. Women in Leadership and Management

Track 30. Workshops and Special Sessions or Symposium (You can suggest any other areas you are interested in if not listed in the above areas)

Track 31. Doctoral Research/Master degree Research Papers

Track 32. Sports Marketing/Sports Management in Local or Global Environment


Your submission can be in any of the following four categories:

  1. An abstract only paper, no longer than 200 words; or
  2. A proposal/work in progress paper, no longer than 5 pages; or
  3. A competitive full paper, no longer than 15 pages (charge for additional pages); or
  4. A literature review paper, no longer than 15 pages, that must provide theoretical insights based on reviews of relevant literature.

Email all manuscripts to:

(i) Professor Gabriel Ogunmokun, and

(ii) Copy the email containing your paper to the Track Chair(s) of your paper. If necessary authors can contact the Executive Conference Director/ Program chair - [log in to unmask] to seek guidance on matching their papers to track area(s).  When manuscripts are received they are sent out to be double-blind, peer reviewed.  More information about guidelines to follow in submitting your papers can be found on:


Ø  Publication in Internationally Recognized Refereed Journals: Outstanding competitive papers will be selected to be considered to be double-blind, peer-reviewed for publication in the following internationally recognized double-blind, peer-reviewed journals that are indexed in Cabell’s, Ulrich’s and EBSCO’s research database of academic journals: Journal of International Marketing and Exporting (JIME) ISSN 1324-5864; and Journal of Management and World Business Research (JOMAWBR) ISSN 1449-3179.

Ø  Award for Best Doctoral Research Paper: A Certificate and AUD250 will be awarded for Best Doctoral Research Paper.

Ø  Award for Best Competitive Paper: A Certificate will be awarded for Best Competitive Paper. Commendation Certificates will also be awarded to a number of very good papers.

Ø  Publication in Refereed Conference Proceedings: If your paper is accepted through the double-blind, peer-review process and presented at the conference it will be published in the Conference Proceedings that has an ISBN. Participants will also receive a printed “Book of Abstracts.

Ø  Certificate of Membership and Participation: You will receive a signed and sealed Certificate of Membership and Participation for presenting a paper(s) at the Conference. If coming as a non-presenter you will receive a Certificate of Membership from the Academy.

Ø  Chance of Winning a free iPad or tablet: All delegates (presenters and non-presenters) who have paid their registration fee and who attend the Conference Dinner have a chance to win a free iPad or tablet through a random drawing of tickets. (The person whose number is drawn must be present at the Conference Dinner to win the prize).   AWBMAMD organizers including the Program Chair, the Associate Program Chair and the administrative staff of the institution hosting the conference cannot win this prize.

Ø  Networking Opportunity: You will have opportunities to network with participants from many countries around the world.

Ø  Book Publication Opportunity: Papers presented at the conference can also be recommended to be double-blind, peer-reviewed for possible publication as book chapters in a refereed research book.

Thank you.


Professor Gabriel Ogunmokun, PhD (Monash)
President and Executive Conference Director and Program Chair
Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development, Australia
Dean – Faculty of Business, Sheridan College (Accredited College of Higher Education)
Perth, Western Australia
Editor – Journal of International Marketing and Exporting (ISSN 1324-5864)
Editor – Journal of Management and World Business Research ISSN (1449-3179)
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