2014 COSTA RICA GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS AND FINANCE (GCBF) (2014 Costa Rica GCBF)
Organization: The Institute for Business and Finance Research
Venue: Wyndham Herradura San Jose
|Event Date/Time: May 27, 2014||End Date/Time: May 30, 2014|
|Registration Date: Mar 28, 2014|
|Early Registration Date: Mar 28, 2014|
|Abstract Submission Date: Mar 15, 2014|
You are invited to participate in The 2014 Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF) – San Jose, Costa Rica. The Conference, sponsored by The Institute for Business and Finance Research, LLC (IBFR), will be held from May 27-30, 2014 at the Wyndham Herradura San Jose. Costa Rica is often referred to as the Switzerland of Central America and was recently identified in an international study as the happiest place on earth. Costa Rica is a world renowned cultural and environmental destination with tremendous diversity. It has an active volcano, beautiful mountain ranges, world class beaches, abundant rainforest, and many other attractions. Many of these attractions are a day trip from the conference hotel. Visit our website at for detailed information.
The conference provides an excellent venue for you to present your research and receive quality feedback. Theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of finance, economics, accounting, auditing, business, marketing, management, MIS, public administration, business law, business education, agribusiness, health care administration and related fields are welcome. Case studies in all areas of business, finance and related fields are also welcome. Papers do not need to be global in nature. English and Spanish language sessions will be offered. An Internet Session will be offered for those unable to make the trip to Costa Rica.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Refereed conference proceedings are distributed through ProQuest ABI/Inform, EbscoHost and online. The Conference is affiliated with seven 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 Administración & Finanzas and Revista Global de Negocios. Please visit our website for journal specific distribution, indexing and ranking information, including: Australian Business Deans Council, Cabell’s Directory, Ulrich’s Directory, The American Economic Association's JEL and other. The journals are distributed in print and through, EbscoHost, Proquest ABI/inform and Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
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.
Submission for presentation consideration: March 15, 2014
Regular registration and Payment Receipt: March 28, 2014
Award and proceedings submissions: April 8, 2014
Final Payment Deadline: April 22, 2014
Hotel Reservations Deadline: April 22, 2014
SUBMISSIONS FOR PRESENTATION CONSIDERATION
Submit a 200-word abstract or full paper. Early submissions are greatly appreciated. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word. In our website under conference, you will find detailed information on submit your paper.
All attending participants must register and pay the non-refundable, nontransferable registration fee. Conference registration is $340 for presenting and non-presenting attendees. The registration fee for full-time students is $310. There is an US$80 fee for each additional paper. A $50 late fee applies for registration fees received after the regular payment deadline. If your payment is not received by the final payment deadline, your participation will be cancelled. The registration form and payment methods are available in our website under conference.
SPONSORED FOOD AND BEVERAGE
During the reception, Hors d’ouevres and soft drinks will be provided by the Institute for Business and Finance Research. The networking luncheon will be sponsored by Accounting and Taxation. The award banquet will be sponsored by The International Journal of Business and Finance Research and Business Education & Accreditation. Additional luncheon and banquet tickets are available for purchase for those participants attending with a guest(s) or spouse. The price per ticket is $30. These tickets are not available to non-registered co-authors.
We encourage you to stay at the conference hotels and arrange for your lodging early. Hotel rates for the Costa Rica conference start at $110 per night. Visit our website for additional information.
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