Invitation to Combine Your 2023 Summer Vacation With a Face-to-Face  (in Person) American Conference in DUBAI






AGBA’s 19th  Face-to-Face (in Person)

Annual World Congress 


on May 20---22, 2023


at a

5 Star Dubai Airport Hotel






Conference Theme:

"Business and Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized and Digitalized Era


    Conference Chair

Conference Co-Chair

Keynote Speaker # 1


  Keynote Speaker # 2


  Keynote Speaker # 3

Norman S. Wright

President and CEO

Noorda College of

Osteopathic Medicine

Provo, Utah,




Gary L. Frankwick

Professor of Marketing and International Business (Emeritus)

University of Texas

at El Paso

El Paso, Texas,



Chris Pitelis


Department of International Business

Leeds University

Leeds, England,





Dheeraj  P. Sharma

Indian Institute of Management Rohtak,

Rohtak, State of Haryana




Sanjay Singh

Chair Professor of Human Resource Management

University of Dundee

Dundee, Scotland



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 Dubai and global academics;

·       One-to-One Mentoring of selected doctoral students by globally renowned scholars, and

·       Global Business Forum for networking between global and Dubai  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)

Grover Hermann Professor of Business

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 revisions.


·       Journal of Asia Business Studies

·       (Special Issue on Middle East to be Guest Edited by Zafar U. Ahmed)

(Published by Emerald of UK and  Indexed in  Scopus as Q-1)


·       Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development

·       (Published by Inderscience of Switzerland and Indexed in Scopus as Q-2)

and also Indexed in Elsevier Thomson Reuters Emerging Index --- Web of Science)


·       Journal for Global Business Advancement

·       (Published by Inderscience of Switzerland and indexed in Scopus as Q-4) 


·       Thunderbird International Business Review Special Issue on

“Multinationals from Emerging Economies: Strategies, Challenges, and the Way Forward”.


Special Issue Being Guest Edited by Abdul A. Rasheed and Zafar U. Ahmed.

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


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





Registration and Submission Deadline is: April 15, 2023.


Conference Brochure:

 Please download conference brochure from our following website:



Please contact AGBA’s President/CEO for any assistance:


Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed

BBA (New York), MBA (Texas),

Ph.D., (Utah), D.Litt., (Candidate, England)

Professor of International Business

Founder, President and CEO:

Academy for Global Business Advancement

Founder and Editor-in-Chief:

Journal for Global Business Advancement

Founder and Editor-in-Chief:

Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship Development

Washington DC.,

District of Columbia


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