*Presents  *

*AGBA’s 17th Annual World Congress*

*on July 2 --- 4, 2021*

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*at the*

*Istanbul Gelisim University*





*Conference Theme*

*"Business and Entrepreneurship Development *

*                           in a Globalized and Digitalized Era” *

*Conference Chair*

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*Conference Patron*

*Keynote Speaker*

*Gary L. Frankwick*

Marcus Hunt Chair of International Business

College of Business Administration

 University of Texas at El Paso

         El Paso, Texas,


*Kursat Yalciner*


Faculty of Economics,  Administration and

Social Sciences

Istanbul Gelisim University

Avcılar – Istanbul


*Burhan Aykac*



Gelisim University

Avcılar <,_Istanbul> - Istanbul


*Kip Becker*


Journal of

Transnational Management

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts


*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

*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 Submission:*

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

*                                        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, *


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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 Revisions.

·         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)

·         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

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

·         Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (Emerald --- Scopus

·         Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Springer ---
Scopus Indexed)

·         EuroMed Journal of Business (Emerald --- Thomson Reuters ISI

·         Journal of Economic & Administrative Sciences (Emerald --- Scopus

·         Journal of Applied Accounting Research (Emerald --- Scopus

·         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, Dana Lascu 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.


Registration and Submission Deadline is: *March 15, 2021.*

*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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*Founder and Honorary Chief Editor:*

*Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship Development *

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*Alexandria, Virginia, *


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