*ACADEMY FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT * *Presents * *AGBA’s 17th Annual World Congress* *on November 28 ---30, 2020* *http://agba.us/ <http://agba.us/>* *http://agba.gelisim.edu.tr/en <http://agba.gelisim.edu.tr/en>* *at the* *Istanbul Gelisim University* *Avcilar-Istanbul * *Turkey* *CALL FOR PAPERS* *Conference Theme* *"Business and Entrepreneurship Development * * in a Globalized and Digitalized Era” * *Conference Chair* *Conference Co-Chair* *Conference Patrom* *Keynote Speaker* *Gary L. Frankwick* Marcus Hunt Chair of International Business College of Business Administration University of Texas at El Paso El Paso, Texas, *USA* *Kursat Yalciner* Dean Faculty of Economics, Administration and Social Sciences Istanbul Gelisim University Avcılar – Istanbul *Turkey* *Burhan Aykac* Rector Istanbul Gelisim University Avcılar <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avc%C4%B1lar,_Istanbul> - Istanbul *Turkey* *Kip Becker* Editor-in-Chief Journal of Transnational Management Boston University Boston, Massachusetts *USA* *Conference Brief:* The main theme of our 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. It would 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 and Turkish entrepreneurs, investors, traders, importers and exporters. *Manuscript Submissions:* 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 address: * Dr. Christopher J. Marquette* *BS (Illinois), MBA (Illinois), Ph.D., (Texas)* *Assistant Professor of Finance* *Department of Finance* *Tabor School of Business **Millikin University* *Decatur, Illinois, * *USA* *Email: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>* *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 revisions. · Journal for Global Business Advancement (Inderscience --- Scopus indexed) · Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (Inderscience - Scopus 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) · European Journal of Marketing (Emerald --- Scopus Indexed) · European Journal of Management (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 ISI Indexed) · Journal of Economic & Administrative Sciences (Emerald --- Scopus Indexed) · Journal of Applied Accounting Research (Emerald --- Scopus Indexed) · 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, Vo Xian Vinh, Viput Ongsakul and Sahil Raj. *Conference Languages:* Conference would be run in 4 global languages (*English, Turkish, Arabic and Persian*). Hence, we welcome papers in any of these 4 global languages. *Deadline:* Registration and Submission Deadline is: October 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* *http://agba.us/* <http://agba.us/> *Founder and Editor-in-Chief**: * *Journal for Global Business Advancement* *(**http://inderscience.com/jgba <http://inderscience.com/jgba>**)* *Founder and Honorary Chief Editor:* *Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship Development * *(**http://inderscience.com/jibed <http://inderscience.com/jibed>**)* *Alexandria, 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.