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College of Business and Technology

East Tennessee State University

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The 2018 Appalachian Research in Business Symposium (ARBS) is being held March 22-23, 2018 at The Millennium Centre in Johnson City, TN. This year's symposium is hosted by the College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University. Participants will find opportunities for presenting new research, discovering contemporary ideas, and building connections. A welcome reception will be held on the evening of March 22, 2018 from 6-8pm at the Carnegie Hotel, which is adajcent to The Millennium Centre. All presentation and the Friday luncheon will be held on March 23, 2018 at The Millennium Centre.

Submissions are encouraged from scholars who use different theoretical and empirical approaches to deliver the latest research results in different business fields (e.g., Accounting, Data Analytics, Business Education, Computer Information Systems, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Marketing, etc.)

We look forward to seeing you in March!

Important Dates

Submission deadline: January 5, 2018

Author notification of accepted presentations: February 9, 2018

Conference Hotel and Registration Information

Hotel: The Carnegie Hotel
1216 W. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604

Toll-free reservations: 866.757.8277
Tel. 423.979.6400

Conference Registration Fee: $100

Registration Deadline: March 14, 2018

Please visit the following website to register for the reception and symposium.

Contact Information

Conference Co-Chair: Carolyn Rochelle,

Conference Co-Chair: Prasun Bhattacharjee,

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