Academy for Global Business Advancement AGBA 2 AGBA¢â‚¬â„¢s Profile:
Academy for Global Business Advancement AGBA 2 AGBA¢â‚¬â„¢s Profile:
Academy for Global Business Advancement AGBA 2 AGBA¢â‚¬â„¢s Profile:
Academy for Global Business Advancement AGBA 2 AGBA¢â‚¬â„¢s Profile:
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Conference Theme
"Entrepreneurship Development in a Globalized Era and the Rise of Bangladesh”
November 29 -30, 2016
(Dhaka, Bangladesh)
Conference Chair
AGBA Vice President
for Bangladesh and
The Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA) – (a not-for-profit 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 field of business and
entrepreneurship development. The main purpose of AGBA is to provide ongoing open 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 developing countries such as Bangladesh, Sri
Lanka, Turkey, Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, UAE, Malaysia, Indonesia 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, Asia and Africa.
BUBT, Bangladesh:
Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) is one of the leading Government
licensed and UGC accredited universities of Bangladesh that has committed itself to providing
education of outstanding quality and training relevant to the needs of modern society since its
inception in the year 2003. BUBT is now a globally recognized University in the private sector
of Bangladesh. At present it has 12 departments housed within 5 faculties with 22
undergraduate and graduate programs, that are attended by around 10,000 students. BUBT
has a “Research Centre” and publishes academic journal named “BUBT Journal” (ISSN 2072-
7542) regularly.
Conference Dynamics:
provide a unique national platform and a
forum to facilitate the exchange of cutting
edge ideas for effective advancement of
academic scholarship in business and
entrepreneurship development with a focus
on enhancing the export competitiveness
of Bangladesh.
Conference Highlights:
Professional sessions;
Conference Venue and Hotel:
Pan Pacific Sonargaon (a 5 star hotel located in Dhaka) is our conference hotel and conference
venue. Kindly make your room reservation on your own by visiting the hotel website
( ASAP and do not forget to mention "AGBA Bangladesh Chapter
conference" in order to enjoy special conference discount. You MUST reserve your hotel
room(s) before October 1, 2016 in order to enjoy special AGBA conference discounted rate as
all rooms reserved for AGBA delegates would be released to the general public on October 2,
Delegates holding Western passports are granted Bangladeshi tourist visa on arrival at the
Dhaka International Airport. Delegates holding other kinds of passports can check their
eligibility for tourist visa by cruising the following website
lerTypeID=TO&ResidenceID=AUS&PartnerID=TA). You can obtain Bangladeshi tourist visa
from nearby Bangladeshi diplomatic mission (embassy). Delegates are requested not to
mention our conference on any tourist visa application. Bangladeshi tourist visa is super
easy to acquire as it is a tourist friendly country. Indian citizens, for example, get free tourist
visa on arrival at the Dhaka airport.
Payment of Registration Fees:
At least one author of an accepted paper should register for the paper to be included in the
conference program, and conference proceedings. The author(s) of only accepted papers will
be notified about the last date and mode of payment.
Journal Publication Opportunities:
Best papers presented at our conference would be published in the special issues of the
following journals:
Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology
Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management
Special Publication (Monograph):
All papers presented at the conference would be published in a special monograph titled
“Enhancing Export Competitiveness of Bangladesh” would be published by EMERALD
(Asia) and it would be guest edited by A. K. Shamsuddoha, and Zafar U. Ahmed.
Lalbagh Fort, Dhaka-1678
Subject Areas of Interest:
We welcome the submission of manuscripts that address the conference theme with a focus on
one of the following export oriented sectors of your chosen country:
Submission Guidelines: Paper Submission Deadline is October 1, 2016
All papers ought to use 11 point Times Roman font; A4 format with 2.5 cm margin on all
sides; the word count excludes abstract, references and any of the appendices. A cover
page should indicate the title of the paper, the name(s) of the author(s), and their
affiliation(s). The first page should start with the title of the paper only, followed by an
abstract not exceeding 150 words.
The length of the paper should be around 30 pages.
Paper submissions should follow the style guidelines of the Journal of International
Business Studies ( and must include
a full list of all latest references cited in the paper.
AGBA also invites participation from entrepreneurs, government officials, business
professionals, consultants, and heads of major government-owned and private
enterprises from across the world for global business interactions, networking and
Papers should be submitted in English language only.
Please submit your paper to AGBA President and CEO at the following address:
Zafar U. Ahmed BBA (New York), MBA (Texas), Ph.D., (Utah), D. Litt., (India)
Professor of Marketing
Editor-in-Chief: Journal for Global Business Advancement Honorary Chief Editor: Journal for International Business & Entrepreneurship Development
Fort Worth, Texas, USA
November 29 -- 30, 2016
City: __________________ State: _______________ Country: ________________________________
Conference Registration
Conference Reception
Conference Inauguration
Professional Sessions
Entrepreneurship Sessions
Professional Networking
Professional Sessions
Entrepreneurship Sessions
Professional Networking
Closing Session
A. K. Shamsuddoha