Due to the unprecedented circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the 6th Global Conference on Business Management and Economics has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 27, 2021. The conference venue would be the same – University of British Columbia Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada. Thank you.

2nd GCBME – January 26, 2019 – Vancouver, Canada

Early Bird Registration Deadline
September 30, 2018
January 12, 2019
January 19, 2019
January 26, 2019
Call for Papers
Program Schedule
Conference Venue
Keynote Speaker
Call for Papers

Global Conference on Business Management and Economics (GCBME) is a leading platform for academics, researchers, industry specialists, policy makers, and business managers to share contemporary knowledge and investigations concerning interrelated disciplines in business management and economics.
Full papers and abstracts are invited to submit. All submissions to the conference go under a double-blind peer review.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:  

  • Business Management  
  • Business Strategy  
  • Strategic Management  
  • Marketing  
  • Supply Chain Management  
  • New Product Development
  • International Business  
  • Cross-cultural Management  
  • Entrepreneurship  
  • Human Resource Management  
  • Innovation Management  
  • Business Law  
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Financial Institutions Management
  • Public Policy
  • Tourism  
  • Information Technology
  • Transportation Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Ethics
  • Development Studies
  • Management Information System
  • Project Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Theories of Motivation
  • Managerial Psychology
  • Managerial Sociology
  • Managerial Philosophy

Submission Details

  1. Full papers and abstracts are invited to submit
  2. All submissions must be original work, not previously published elsewhere, and not currently submitted to any other conference or journal.
  3. GCBME uses double-blind peer review.
  4. APA style must be followed throughout the manuscript.
  5. Full papers must be between 4 and 10 pages long (including abstract, figures, tables, and references).
  6. Required Font: Times New Roman with size 10.
  7. Please submit your paper to the Submission Form below.
  8. Once a paper is accepted, please complete the author registration at Registration.
  9. If you are interested to participate as Listener, please complete the Listener Registration at Registration.
  10. Invitation letter will be e-mailed within two business days after completing the registration.

Submission Form

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Registration Fees:

  • Author : US$500
  • Author (Early Bird): US$400
  • Listener: US$300
  • Additional Paper: US$250
  • Additional Author Attending: US$250

Registration Includes:

  • Technical Sessions
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and Coffee Break on the conference day
  • Conference bag and accessories
  • A certificate of presentation (for the Authors)
  • A certificate of Participation (for the Listeners)
  • Publication in the online conference proceeding (for the authors)
  • Reception

Best Paper Award:

The Best Paper Award will be announced at the conference closing session. The winner of the Best Paper Award will be rewarded with:

  • A signed and stamped official award certificate
  • The announcement of her/his achievement on the conference website

Registration is closed now.

Program Schedule



Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am to 9:30 am

Opening Remarks – Dr. Afzalur Rahman, Douglas College, Canada

9:30 am to 9:35 am

Keynote Speech – Dr. Michael Henry, the Dean of the School of Business & Economics, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

9:35 am to 10:05 am

Guest of Honour Speech – H.E. Abdirahman Kulmiye Hersi, the Minister of State for Transport and Civil Aviation, Federal Republic of Somalia

10:05 am to 10:20 am

Photo Session

10:20 am to 10:30 am

Technical Session 1 (5 papers) – Chaired by Mr. Simon Parker, Douglas College, Canada

10:30 am to 11:45 am

Professional Development Session 1 – Facilitated by Dr. Ahmed Hoque (Vancouver Island University, Canada) on “The Impact of Rising Canadian Interest Rate on Canadians”

11:45 am to 12:15 pm

Lunch Break and Networking

12:15 pm to 1:00 pm

Technical Session 2 (4 papers) – Chaired by Dr. Hafiz Rahman, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Professional Development Session 2 – Facilitated by Mr. Simon Parker (Douglas College, Canada) on “At home and abroad (How Domestic Dominance ≠ International Success)”

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Coffee Break

2:30 pm to 2:45 pm

Technical Session 3 (5 papers) – Chaired by Dr. Emrul Hasan, The University of British Columbia, Canada

2:45 pm to 4:00 pm

Certificate Awarding and Closing Ceremony

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Conference Venue

UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street
Vancouver, BC Canada V6Z 3B7 


Keynote Speaker

Dr. Michael Henry

Michael Henry is the Dean of the School of Business & Economics at Thompson Rivers University. Mike Henry’s career spans the non-profit and private sectors, government and academia. His experience includes leadership of non-profit organizations, political organization, experience as a provincial elected official, small business ownership and consulting to government and the resource sector.