News archive - Call for Papers for the 7th International Conference on Small and Medium Enterprises in a Globalized World

Conference Objectives:
The main objective of the present conference is to encourage researches concerning SMEs in a globalized world through networking and collaboration
between academics and practitioners.The conference also aims to serve as a forum between entrepreneurs, managers, academics and researchers who are invited to exchange information, knowledge and experience in the broad filed of SMEs matters.

Conference Language: English.

Conference Main Topics:

  •  opportunities and challenges that SMEs face in globalization
  •  development strategies for SMEs in the context of globalization;
  •  local, regional and global issues for SMEs;
  •  microfinance, angel finance, venture capital and the SMEs;
  •  taxation and accounting matters for SMEs;
  •  entrepreneurship;
  •  business opportunities in IT&C;
  •  knowledge and innovation;
  •  entrepreneurship and business statistics;
  •  marketing policies;
  •  HRM policies.

All the papers not investigating the above listed topics, thus discussing other challenging issues related to the general topic of the conference
will be considered as well.There will be organized a special panel for undergraduate, master and PhD student papers.

A panel session may be organized by a group of four – five people who give their regular presentations on a given subject (at their choice). After acceptance, the promoter will be responsible for the session and will chair it. In order to organise the Special Session, please send by March 20th 2014 the following information: title of the session; a paragraph describing the content of the session; name, surname and affiliation of the session chair/co-chairs and email address.


Paper Submission – Calendar:

Abstract submission: March 30th, 2014

  • Notification of abstract acceptance: April 15th, 2014

Full paper submission: June 28th, 2014

  • Notification of accepted papers: July 31st, 2014

Early registration: August 31st, 2014

  • Confirmation of the participation: September 20th, 2014

Please submit your paper to:

Paper Publication:
All submitted papers will be double-blind reviewed. The selected papers will be published in the conference proceedings (electronic); at least one author must be registered for the presentation of the paper at the conference. Selected papers will be published in the journal Studia Negotia (indexed by: CEEOL, EBSCO, RePEc, DOAJ, Cabell’s).

Registration fees:

Early registration fee:

  • Regular participants 120 EUR
  • Undergraduate, master, PhD students,
  • AACSB, and AFER members 80 EUR

Late registration fee (starting with September 1st, 2013):

  • Regular participants 150 EUR
  • Undergraduate, master, PhD students,
  • AACSB, and AFER members 100 EUR

The registration fee includes:
Conference proceedings – CD, Studia Negotia (indexed by: CEEOL, EBSCO, RePEc, DOAJ, Cabell’s) with selected papers, refreshments, lunches & dinners all the conference days in the restaurant of Technological Institute,a two ways bus ticket Thessaloniki – Kozani –Thessaloniki (for the participants from abroad).

Please pay the registration fee in the following account: (will be announced in March 2014).

Please do confirm your participation until September 20th,2014.

For more information, please see here:

Geographical focus
  • International; Other
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ivan Zupan on March 21, 2014
Modified on March 21, 2014