8th International Conference on Business and Economic Development (ICBED)





The world of business is undergoing a time of considerable stress, change and in some sectors unprecedented growth. Much of the conventional wisdom concerning business education and theory is being challenged and thus it is all the more important to endeavour to elucidate what is taking place. Economic certainties look increasingly vulnerable and existing formulas appear jaded and in some cases moribund. Where once academics were fixated with global brands and multi-nationals increasingly the role of SMEs is coming to the fore. Governments from Armenia to Somaliland are keen to find ways to stimulate business and thus create local employment.

Regrettably the global economic crisis is increasingly used as an excuse for poor performance at all levels thus limiting the search for routes out of it. It should not be seen as a destroyer but as a purifier, ensuring the survival and prosperity of the fittest. The business environment has changed and will be changing more than ever in years to come - some traditionally powerful markets have weakened while others have grown, cultural and geographical distances between people are shrinking, innovation in all aspects (technology, markets, finance, etc.) has become paramount for sustainable competitive advantage. The challenge of economic development is one faced by all nations and there is an extraordinary array of initiatives that are being put into place to act as ‘economic pump primers’. Whereas once developed markets would have only been interested in how other developed economies are stimulating economic development, increasingly there is interest in how developing economies are proving fertile nurseries for imaginative and often successful initiatives. An added dimension is the role that new technologies can play.

This conference seeks to explore a wealth of issues related Business and Economic Development, contributions should therefore be of interest to scholars, practitioners and researchers in management in both developed and developing countries targeting a worldwide readership.



8-9th April 2019


Who Should Attend

The maximum benefit of attending this international conference shall be to researchers, academics, management consultants, corporate professionals, corporate trainers, government officials, representatives of think tanks, social service organizations, entrepreneurs, doctoral and master’s students.


Benefits of Attendance

  • A fabulous opportunity to interact with fellow academics,
  • An opportunity to see firsthand something of one of the fastest growing economies,
  • Academics will be able to enhance their research skills,
  • A chance to present your paper and have it appraised and discussed by fellow academics,
  • Conference attendee voting will determine recipients of conference Best Paper awards which will be considered for our journal publication,
  • Those who attend will automatically get go on to the priority booking for future conferences,
  • Attendees will be eligible for an automatic 10% reduction on our next conference.



Crowne Plaza JFK Airport, 138-10 135th Avenue Jamaica, New York 11436


Paper Submission Details

Draft Submission Deadline: 20th February 2019






Provider Information

The Academy of Business & Retail Management (ABRM) is founded in London in 2006 with the aim of inspiring, recognizing and supporting excellence in business and retail management. Currently, the Academy has three main areas of endeavour: producing four academic journals, organizing an annual cycle of international academic conferences, and offering bespoke training programmes both in the United Kingdom and further afield.





Travel Information




Academy of Business and Retail Management
79 College Road, Harrow, HA1 1BD, United Kingdom.
Email: info@abrmr.com


Event Price

At least one of the author(s) of the accepted paper MUST register for the conference to have their paper included in the Conference Proceedings. The participant(s) who register before receiving the decision regarding "Acceptance" of their Abstracts/full paper are not guaranteed that their submissions shall be accepted. Participants who wish to attend the conference but are not submitting any paper must also register.

The registration fee is as follows:

1. Registration Fee for Single Author £350
2. Registration Fee for a Student Author /observer £300
3. Registration as an Observer (Academic/corporate) £400


Book Now

The booking deadline of this event is: 2nd March 2019

To book your place please go to: http://www.abrmr.com/index.php?view=conference_page&id=5007&mid=3&aid=328



8th April 2019   to   9th April 2019
Event Information
Product Code
Event Provider Academy of Business and Retail Management
Date / Time 8-9 April 2019
Venue Crowne Plaza JFK Airport, 138-10 135th Avenue Jamaica, New York 11436
Event Type Conference
Target Audience All Levels
Price 1. Registration Fee for Single Author £350 2. Registration Fee for a Student Author /observer £300 3. Registration as an Observer (Academic/corporate) £400
Booking Deadline 2 March 2019
Link to Booking Form http://www.abrmr.com/index.php?view=conference_page&id=5007&mid=3&aid=328
Contact info@abrmr.com
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