GCBF Costa Rica 2011
2011 Costa Rica Global Conference on Business and Finance,San Jose, 24-27 May 2011; Deadline 16 Mar
2011 COSTA RICA GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON BUSINESS AND FINANCE
SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA: MAY 24-27, 2011
You are invited to participate in The 2011 Costa Rica 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 24-27, 2011 at the Ramada Plaza Herradura Hotel and Convention Center, San Jose, Costa Rica. Theoretical and empirical papers in all areas of marketing and related fields are 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 the conference site.
Submission for presentation consideration March 16, 2011
Regular registration and payment receipt April 01, 2011
Proceedings and Award submissions April 08, 2011
USEFUL LINKS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
Detailed Call for Papers: www.theibfr.com/costarica-call.htm
Submissions for presentation consideration: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotel Information: www.theibfr.com/herradura.htm
Travel information: www.theibfr.com/costaricainfo.htm
Accepted forms of payment: www.theibfr.com/paymentmethods.htm
General inquiries: email@example.com
DETAILED CALL FOR PAPERS
To download our detailed call for papers www.theibfr.com/costarica-call.htm
SUBMISSIONS FOR PRESENTATION CONSIDERATION
Submit a 200-word abstract or full paper to: submissions@theIBFR.com. Early submissions are greatly appreciated. All submissions must be in Microsoft Word or Acrobat PDF format. Include the contact information for all authors on the first page of the document.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING THE CONFERENCE
The Conference is affiliated with seven peer-reviewed journals: International Journal of Management and Marketing Research, Global Journal of Business Research, The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, Accounting and Taxation, Business Education and Accreditation, Review of Business and Finance Case Studies, and Revista Internacional Administración & Finanzas. Please visit our website for journal specific distribution, indexing and ranking information, including: EBSCOHost, Cabell’s Directory, Ulrich’s Periodical Directory, The American Economic Association’s Econlit, e-JEL, JEL on CD and other rankings. Spanish language papers are published in Revista Internacional Administración y Finanzas. 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. Publishing in the Refereed Conference Proceedings is free to registered and paid conference attendees.
PUBLISHING IN THE REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Publishing in the Refereed Conference Proceedings is free to registered and paid conference attendees. You can publish a 200-word abstract, a 5-page version of your paper or a full paper (not to exceed 12 properly formatted pages).
OUTSTANDING RESEARCH AND BEST IN SESSION AWARD
Registered and paid attendees can submit their paper for award consideration and possible publication in one of our journals. Award winners will receive a certificate and Award Plaque at the award luncheon. Best in Session Award Winners will be selected in each session. Award winners will receive a certificate at the award luncheon and are invited to submit their papers for possible publication.
Conference registration fees are not refundable or transferable. At Least one author per paper must register and pay the registration fees. Conference registration is US$320 for the first paper. Non-presenting participants are welcome and are subject to the US$320 registration fee. The registration fee for full-time students is $295. Detailed Information is available at www.theibfr.com/costarica-call.htm
We encourage you to stay at the conference hotel and to arrange for your lodging early. Costa Rica is a popular destination and hotels do sell out. We have arranged for a small block of rooms at Ramada Plaza Herradura Golf Resort & Conference Center at a special rate of $105 (single or double) per night plus taxes. This rate includes breakfast. To receive the special $105 rate, you must make your reservations directly with the hotel. The special rate is available until April 22, 2011, or until the available block of rooms is reserved, whichever occurs first. Please visit our website at www.theibfr.com/herradura.htm for detailed hotel reservation information.
FOOD AND BEVERAGES
Hor’dourves and soft drinks will be provided by the Institute for Business and Finance Research. The networking luncheon will be sponsored by Business Education and Accreditation. The award banquet will be sponsored by Accounting and Taxation. Additional event tickets are available for purchase for those participants attending with their spouse and other non-author guest(s). The price per ticket is $30 per event.
Please visit our website for detailed information www.theibfr.com/costarica-call.htm