2017 Las Vegas Global Conference on Business and Finance
Call for Papers

January 2-5, 2017, Las Vegas, Nevada

You are invited to participate in the Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF). The conferences are sponsored by The Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC (IBFR).

The Winter 2017 conference will be held from January 2-5, 2017 (onsite paper presentation dates January 3-5, 2017) at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Las Vegas is an exciting destination with much to offer. There are a wide variety of shows and activities to please any taste. A large number of shopping outlets are located on the strip as well as throughout the city. Gambling is legal in Las Vegas and there are many casinos throughout the city. Hoover Dam, the Grand Canyon, and twelve other national parks are within a few hour drive of Las Vegas. Visit our website at http://www.theibfr.com/travel-us.htm and http://www.theibfr.com/hotel-us.htm for additional information. A detailed call for papers is available at: http://www.theibfr.com/call-us.htm

The conference provides an excellent venue for you to present your research and receive quality feedback. The conference welcomes papers from academics, including professors, students, and industry practitioners. Theoretical, applied and, empirical papers, as well as case studies in all areas of business, finance, marketing, management, accounting, MIS, public administration, economics, business law, business education, agribusiness, health care administration and related fields are welcome. Papers do not need to be global in nature. An Internet Session will be offered for those unable to make the trip to the conference site.

SHARE THIS CALL: We request you kindly share this call with your colleagues. The detailed call for papers link is http://www.theibfr.com/conference.htm

JOURNALS AND PROCEEDINGS: The refereed conference proceedings are distributed through ProQuest, EBSCOHost and online. The Conference is affiliated with eight peer-reviewed journals: The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, International Journal of Management and Marketing Research, Global Journal of Business Research, Accounting and Taxation, Business Education and Accreditation, Review of Business and Finance Studies, Revista Internacional Administracion & Finanzas and Revista Global de Negocios. Please visit our website for journal specific distribution, indexing and ranking information, including: Ulrich's Directory, The American Economic Association's JEL, Austrian Business Deans Council and others. Papers honored with the Outstanding Research Award at the conference will be offered publication in one of our journals. In addition, papers receiving the Best Paper in Session Award are reviewed for possible journal publication. All registered and paid attendees may publish a short version of their paper in the Conference Proceedings.

- Submission for presentation consideration: October 25, 2016
- Regular registration and Payment Receipt: November 7, 2016
- Award and proceedings submissions: November 14, 2016
- Final Payment Deadline: November 22, 2016
- Hotel Reservations Deadline: December 8, 2016

SUBMISSIONS FOR PRESENTATION CONSIDERATION: Submit a 200-word, abstract, work in progress or full paper at: http://www.theibfr.com/cs.htm. Early submissions are greatly appreciated. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word.

CONFERENCE FEES: All attending participants must register and pay the non-refundable, nontransferable registration fee. Conference registration $390 for both presenting and non-presenting attendees. The registration fee for full-time students is $360. There is an US$80 fee for each additional paper. An additional $50 fee applies to papers with five or more authors. A $50 late fee applies for registration fees received after the regular payment deadline. The registration form and payment methods are available at: http://www.theIBFR.com/cs.htm

HOTEL INFORMATION: We encourage you to stay at the conference hotels and to arrange for your lodging early. Las Vegas is a popular destination this time of year and hotels do sell out. We have arranged for a small block of rooms at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel at special rates. For the nights January 2, 3, and 4, 2017 'Go' rooms are available at the rate of $42 (single or double) per night, plus a resort fee of $25 per room per night, plus taxes of 12 percent. The 'Go' room rate for January 5, 2017 is $275 per night plus a resort fee of $25 per room per night, plus taxes of 12 percent. Visit our website http://www.theibfr.com/hotel-us.htm for additional hotel information.

CONFERENCE CANCELLATIONS: Please visit http://www.theibfr.com/conference.htm for terms and conditions.

USEFUL LINKS AND CONTACT INFORMATION: Detailed Call for Papers: http://www.theibfr.com/call-us.htm

Submissions for presentation consideration: http://www.theibfr.com/csubmission/csubmission.htm

Registration: http://www.theibfr.com/registration/registration.htm

Hotel: http://www.theibfr.com/hotel-us.htm

Accepted forms of payment: http://www.theibfr.com/paymentmethods.htm

General inquiries: admin@theibfr.com

Posted 2/26/16