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Upcoming EIBA Annual Conferences


The EIBA Annual Conference provides the main networking event and focal point for EIBA members past, present,and future. Typically held in early to mid-December in various European locations (and occasionally outside Europe), this international conference features paper presentations, workshops, sessions and panels on new and on-going research and practice, inviting the free exchange of ideas & open discussion by academics, young scholars, and professionals alike – a must-attend congress for anyone seriously interested & involved in the field of International Business (IB).

Below is a future perspective on the event, in ascending chronological order. (For a historical overview of previous EIBA Annual Conferences, please visit the Past Conferences page of this website for a list that scrolls down to the first one held in 1975.)

ATTENTION: EIBA is seeking proposals from academic institutions to host the Annual Conference of the European International Business Academy (EIBA) in 2021, 2022 or 2023. If you and your university or school would like to express an interest, please contact Prof. Lucia Piscitello via e-mail at the address lucia.piscitello@polimi.it. For more details, please refer to the Call for Proposals. DEADLINE (for full proposals): Monday, April 1, 2019.

45th EIBA Annual Conference | Leeds | December 13-15, 2019  [NOTE: Some pre- and post-conference events may be held.]
Theme: "What Now? International Business in a Confused World Order"
Host: Leeds University Business School, UK
EIBA President / Conference Chair: Timothy Devinney | Conference Co-Chair: Elizabeth Rose

46th EIBA Annual Conference | Madrid | December 10-12, 2020  [NOTE: Some pre- and post-conference events may be held.]
Host: Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
EIBA President / Conference Chair: Isabel Álvarez