Call for submissions: Global Islamic Marketing Conference
Conference call for papers from Journal of Islamic Marketing
Submission Deadline: January 20, 2011
Global Islamic Marketing Conference (GIMC)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Inaugural 2011 Conference, Dubai
United Arab Emirates– March 20 - 23, 2011
Submission Deadline: January 20, 2011
Dr Baker A. Alserhan, United Arab Emirates University
Professor David Weir, Liverpool Hope University, UK
The Islamic market is estimated at about 1.8 billion consumers and 2.0 trillion dollars in 2010. In the wake of the global financial crisis we are witnessing a challenge to traditional economics and business models, and the emergence of an Islamic model.
With this background in mind, the inaugural Global Islamic Marketing Conference 2011 seeks to define new key areas of exploration in the field of Islamic marketing and to further existing research in the area of Islamic business in general. The conference will bring together scholars and practitioners from around the world.
The Faculty of Business & Economics, United Arab Emirates University in collaboration with Emerald Group Publishing are pleased to invite academics, managers, policy makers and practitioners to submit papers to the Global Islamic Marketing Conference.
This conference invites papers and special session proposals that contribute to a better understanding of the Islamic marketing context through both theoretical and empirical perspectives. Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Islamic marketing
- Islamic branding
- Muslim consumers
- Commercializing Islam
- Islamic business ethics
- Marketing Islamic financial products
- Halal market
- Islamic hospitality
- Islamic logistics
- Islamic e-market
- Islamic fashion and clothing industry
- Islamic pharmaceuticals, cosmetics & toiletry
- Islamic law and marketing practices
- Selling to and buying from Islamic markets
- Islamic finance and accounting
- Islam and business
- Islamic HR
- Islamic management and managerial practices, and
- Islamic economics
Guidelines for submitting manuscripts and special session proposals
If you are interested in presenting at the Global Islamic Marketing Conference 2011, please submit an EXTENDED ABSTRACT, 500 – 750 words. The abstract should set out:
- Research limitations/implications (if applicable);
- Practical implications (if applicable);
- Social implications (if applicable);
Be sure to include the title of the presentation, names and affiliations of each author and complete contact information for the corresponding author (surface mail address, e-mail address, fax, and phone number). Please also note planned presentation format and features (eg PowerPoint, video, verbal presentation etc).
All submissions will be reviewed by a dedicated conference review committee.
We do not require a full paper submission (but see below for subsequent scholarly publication).
Upon acceptance, the author(s) agree to: (a) return the outline in correct format in a timely fashion to the conference coordinator; and (b) have at least one author appear at the conference to present. Any accepted papers not presented at the conference will not be published in the proceedings.
Special session/panel proposals should be submitted by e-mail as attached “word.doc” files to the Conference Co-Chair, Dr Baker A. Alserhan. They should contain a 100-word bio of each speaker, a one-page description of the session, and a one-page description of each presentation.
Special issue, Journal of Islamic Marketing:
Presenters interested in publication will be expected to prepare their presentations and abstracts as full papers following the conference. Selected papers will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Islamic Marketing. Papers may also (with the agreement of authors) be considered for publication in other Emerald journals.
Prizes will be awarded for best overall conference paper and for best student paper. All student papers will be considered for both prizes.
For further information or to submit an abstract or special session proposal please contact the Conference Co-Chair by e-mail at the address below. The deadline for submissions is January 20 2011.
Baker A. Alserhan
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Islamic Marketing
We look forward to seeing you in Dubai engaging in lively intellectual discussion that will undoubtedly enrich the global marketing literature and advance the practice of marketing worldwide.