*Invitation to Combine Your Summer Vacation With a * *Face-to-Face** (in Person) American Conference in Turkey* *ACADEMY FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS ADVANCEMENT * *Presents * *AGBA’s 17th Face-to-Face (in Person) * *Annual World Congress* *on August 2---4, 2021* *at the* *Istanbul Gelisim University* *Avcilar* *Istanbul* *TURKEY * *http://agba.us/ <http://agba.us/>* *http://agba.gelisim.edu.tr/en <http://agba.gelisim.edu.tr/en>* *CALL FOR PAPERS* *Conference Theme:* *"Business and Entrepreneurship Development * * in a Globalized and Digitalized Era” * *Conference Chair* *Chair* *AGBA’s Global Board of Trustees* *Conference Patron* *Keynote Speaker* *Dana-Nicoleta Lascu* Professor of Marketing University of Richmond Richmond, Virginia, *USA* *Norman Wright* Dean Woodbury School of Business Utah Valley University Orem, Utah, *USA* *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, 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, * *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 *Western Journals* after substantial revisions. · *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 Science) · *Thunderbird International Business Review * (Published by John Wiley and Indexed in Thomson Reuters ISI Index) (A Proposal for a Special Issue is 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. *Deadline:* Registration and Submission Deadline is: *June 30, 2021.* *Conference Brochure:* Please download conference brochure from our following website: *http://agba.us/ <http://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* *https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=jgba <https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=jgba>* *Founder and Editor-in-Chief:* *Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship Development * *https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=jibed <https://www.inderscience.com/jhome.php?jcode=jibed>* *Alexandria, State of 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.