AGBA Profile :
     The Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA) --- (a not-for-profit charitable NGO, incorporated and registered in the State of Texas, USA) --- is a worldwide network of professionals committed to facilitate dissemination of scholarly research findings in the fields of business and entrepreneurship development. The main mission of AGBA is to provide an ongoing open global forum to discuss and analyze business and entrepreneurship development from different perspectives and viewpoints in order to improve understanding of underlying forces that (1) impact global developments and (2) shape the destiny of emerging countries such as Kenya, Indonesia, India, China, Malaysia, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain, etc. in the contemporary globalized economy. AGBA bridges geographic, cultural, disciplinary, and professional gaps by integrating different business disciplines while actively enhancing practitioner-academician interactions on a regional and global basis. AGBA is sponsored by numerous universities, organizations, and agencies across US, EU, Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa.



Conference Brief : 

     The main theme of the 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). 

AGBA Website :


Conference Goal : 

     The primary goal of the conference is to provide a unique global platform to facilitate the exchange of leading edge ideas for effective advancement of knowledge in the field of business administration and entrepreneurship, that will be achieved through multi-disciplinary presentations and discussions of current business and entrepreneurship issues in developing and developed countries. 


Conference Highlights : 

     Major highlights of the conference would be: (1) Faculty Development Workshops, (2) networking between Thai and global academics, (3) oneto-one mentoring of selected doctoral students by globally renowned scholars, and (4) Global Business Forum for entrepreneurs, investors, traders, importers and exporters. 


Manuscript Submissions :

     We welcome submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme as well as all functional areas of business administration. Please submit your manuscripts to our Conference Director/Program Chair at the following address: Dr. Craig Julian School of Business and Tourism Southern Cross University Gold Coast Australia Email: 


Publication Opportunities :

     Best papers presented at our conference will be eligible to be published in the Special Issues of the world class scopos journals after substantial revision. 

Journal of Business Research (Elsevier—ISI, Thomson Reuters and Scopus Indexed) 

Thunderbird International Business Review (John Wiley, ISI, Thomson Reuters and Scopus Indexed) 

Journal of East-West Business (Taylor & Francis – Scopus indexed) 

Journal for Global Business Advancement (Inderscience – Scopus indexed) 

Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (Inderscience – Web of Science, ESCI Indexed) 

Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (Emerald – Scopus indexed) 

Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management (Springer – Scopus indexed) 

EuroMed Journal of Business (Emerald – Scopus indexed) 

Review of International Business and Strategy (Emerald) 

Journal of Global Marketing (Taylor & Francis – Scopus indexed) 

Journal of Global Business and Technology (USA) 

International Journal of Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Marketing (Emerald – Scopus indexed ) 

Conference Manager : 

     Please contact our conference manager for the resolution of any issue on the ground:
David Agahi
AGBA’s Conference Manager
Faculty of Administration and Management
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology at Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand.


Communication :

     Please contact the following for any assistance:
Prof. Dr. Zafar U. Ahmed
BBA (New York), MBA (Texas), Ph.D., (Utah), D.Litt., (India)
Professor of Marketing and International Business
Founder, President and CEO: 
Academy for Global Business Advancement 
Founder and Editor-in-Chief: 
Journal for Global Business Advancement
Fort Worth, Texas,


Conference Co-Chair : Dr.Sorasak Tangthong



Conference Logistics :

Swissotel Le Concorde Bangkok

1204 Ratchadaphisek Rd, Khwaeng Huai Khwang, Khet Huai Khwang, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon  

Bangkok  Thailand 10320 

For more information or any help contact hotel representative

Ms. Siripanna Setasuban (Niab)

Phone: +66-2-694-2222 ext. 1204

Mobile: +66-96 937 9249

Thailand Tourist Visa :

    Citizens of western countries get tourist visa for free on arrival at the Bangkok airport. Generally, a foreign citizen who wishes to enter the Kingdom of Thailand is required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General. However, there are exemptions, please visit the website for more information:>

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