*Presents  *

*AGBA’s 17th  Face-to-Face Annual World Congress*

*on August 2---4, 2021*

*at the*

*Istanbul Gelisim University*




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*Conference Theme:*

*"Business and Entrepreneurship Development *

*                           in a Globalized and Digitalized Era” *

*Conference Chair*

*Conference *


*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*


Istanbul 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, Commerce, Economics,
and Entrepreneurship*. It would be achieved through multi-disciplinary
presentations and discussions of current *Business, Commerce, Economics,
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 Submission:*

We welcome submission of manuscripts that address conference theme as well
as all functional areas of *Business Administration, Commerce, Economics,
and Entrepreneurship*. 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, *


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*Publication Opportunities: *

Best papers presented at our conference will be eligible for publication in
the *Special Issues* of the following *Western Journals* after substantial

·         *Journal for Global Business Advancement *

(Published by Inderscience of Switzerland and indexed in Scopus as Q3)

·         *Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship
Development *

(Published by Inderscience of Switzerland and Indexed in Scopus as Q4

and also Indexed in Elsevier Thomson Reuters Emerging Index (Web of

·         *Thunderbird International Business Review *

(Published by John Wiley and Indexed in Thomson Reuters ISI Index)

(A Proposal for a Special Issue Under Review)

·         *Euro-Med Journal of Business *

(Published by Emerald and Indexed in Scopus and Thomson Reuters ISI Index)

·         *Journal of Economic & Administrative Sciences*

(Published by Emerald).

·         *Journal of Global Business and Technology *

(indexed in Scopus).

·         AGBA’s Leadership Has Submitted Many Other Proposals for Special
Issues to

Many Prestigious Western Journals.

·         A Monograph Book to be published by *Routledge **(Taylor and
Francis) UK. *

*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: *June 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*


*Founder and Editor-in-Chief:*

*Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship Development *


*Alexandria, State of Virginia, *


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