The 2006 Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF)

Venue: Hotel Herradura Golf Resort and Conference Center

Location: Heredia, San Jose, Costa Rica

Event Date/Time: May 31, 2006 End Date/Time: Jun 03, 2006
Registration Date: Mar 17, 2006
Early Registration Date: Feb 03, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 17, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Mar 17, 2006
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You are invited to participate in The 2006 Global Conference on Business and Finance (GCBF). The conference, sponsored by The Institute for Business and Finance Research (IBFR), will be held from May 31 thru June 3, 2006 at the Hotel Herradura: Golf Resort and Conference Center in San Jose, Costa Rica.

Papers in all areas of business, economics, business education and related fields are welcome. Both theoretical and empirical papers are welcome. English and Spanish language sessions will be offered. Proposals for special sessions are welcome.

The GCBF is affiliated with the International Journal of Business and Finance Research (IJBFR), a peer reviewed academic journal. Papers that are awarded the Outstanding Research Award at the conference will be offered publication in the Journal. We anticipate that 10 to 20 percent of papers submitted will receive the Outstanding Research Award. In addition, papers receiving the Best Paper in Session Award will automatically be reviewed for possible publication in the Journal.

Abstracts and Papers can be submitted by e-mail to The deadline for submissions is March 17, 2006.

A complimentary placement book will be provided for registered conference participants.


Autopista General Canas San Antonio de Belen Crossing. In front of Mall Cariari
San Jose
Costa Rica

Additional Information

Conference registration is $295 for the first paper and $100 for each additional paper. The fee should be postmarked by March 17, 2006. Early submissions, where both the paper and conference fees are postmarked prior to February 3, will receive a 10 percent discount on conference registration fees. Individuals that are not presenting a paper at the conference are invited to participate in the conference. A reduced registration fee of $250 will apply. Full-time students will receive a $75 discount off the conference registration fee. Documentation of student status is required.