5th Global Islamic Marketing Conference:
(GIMAC5): Asia Leads the World
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | April 22 – 24, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
Submission Deadline: January 20, 2014
Conference languages: Arabic, English, and French
Why should I attend?
Top Scholars. Huge Awards. Numerous Journal Publications. Doctoral Colloquium. Gift of knowledge. Mini MBA. Simply, we are the best marketing conference in the entire world and we can prove it. Join us, be part of this success.
About GIMAC 5, KL 2014.
In Cooperation with the Centre for Research, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Qatar University and following the last four successful conferences organized by the International Islamic Marketing Association in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, and Istanbul, we are pleased to announce that the 5th Global Islamic Marketing Conference (GIMAC5) will be held on April 22-24 in the beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur where it will gather academics, researchers, and businesses from all contents.
Since its inception, this annual conference has been the premier and leading conference on Islamic marketing where world thought leaders meet and shape the future. This year’s conference will build on and extend the successes of the previous events and strengthen its position as the sole destination for the businesses and academics interested in Islamic Marketing including managers, policy makers, and practitioners.
1- (20,000 USD) Awards for best papers provided by the International Islamic Marketing Association. All complete papers will be considered for the prestigious "Excellence in Islamic Marketing Awards". Winners will receive their awards at the closing ceremony.
1st Best Paper Research Award: 8,000 USD
2nd Best Paper Research Award: 5,000 USD
3rd Best Paper Research Award: 3,000 USD
1st Best Student Paper Research Award: 1,500 USD
2nd Best Student Paper Research Award: 1000 USD
3rd Best Student Paper Research Award: 500 USD
Best International Research Team Award: 1,000 USD
2- Publications in international Journals. Outstanding papers will be published in special issues of outstanding and internationally recognized journals. In the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Global Islamic Marketing Conference which were held in Jan 2012 and Dec 2012, and May 2013 more than 100 papers were published in highly recognized international journals. We promise to keep our record and publish at least the same from the 5th Global Islamic Marketing Conference in Kuala Lumpur. The journals that are participating in May 2013 in Istanbul are:
Management Research Review
International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation
International Journal of Teaching and Case Studies
African Journal of Business and Economic Research
International Journal of Customer relationship Marketing and Management
Revue Internationale de Marketing Islamique (French)
Al-mağallaẗ al-‘ālamiyyaẗ li-l-taswīq al-islāmī (Arabic)
3. Doctoral Colloquium. The International Islamic Marketing Association is organizing the 1st Colloquium for doctoral students in Islamic Marketing, Economics, and Finance. The colloquium will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from Sunday, April 20, 2014 until Monday, April 21, 2014, immediately prior to the GIMAC Conference 2014. The colloquium provides distinguished doctoral students with an opportunity to discuss their dissertation research and methodologies with leading academics and other doctoral students.
4. Mini MBA. Mini MBA in Islamic Marketing will be delivered by the best scholars in the field (Fees: 75 USD, subsidized by IIMA).
5. Membership. Free first year membership in the International Islamic Marketing Association.
6. Networking. An extraordinary opportunity to meet the most influential scholars and researchers in the field of Islamic Marketing.
7. Above all, help create better markets, put ethics back into business.
The gift of knowledge
GIMAC5 KL 2014 will witness the launch of the sponsor a student initiative. Authors and attendees who are able and willing to contribute towards helping a student attend GIMAC5 can now do that by paying the student fees directly when they pay their own fees. The International Islamic Marketing Association will grant 30% discount on the fees for sponsored students. This way we hope to encourage our colleagues who have to help those who have not and thus giving the greatest gift of all, the gift of knowledge.
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 business, and Islamic economics. A more detailed list of the topics is shown below.
Islamic Marketing Papers
Comparative Marketing Papers
Islamic marketing mix
Islamic business ethics | Social responsibility
Islamic hospitality and tourism
Islamic law and marketing practices
Trade with Islamic markets
Islamic media and communications
Islamic fashion and clothing
Islamic pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and toiletry
Traditional and herbal medicines and theraby
Prophetic medicines and theraby
Kosher/ Jewish business Studies
Christian business studies
Vegetarian consumer/ market studies
Ethnic consumer/ market studies
Green/ environmental Marketing
General Papers on Islam, Business, and the Middle East
Asian Islamic Studies
Islamic finance | Accounting | Zakat Management
Islam and business
Islamic management and leadership
Social Entrepreneurship in Emerging Islamic Markets
Social Innovation and Islamic Marketing
Islamic business education
Corporate rate: $1200
Academic and employee: $650
Groups: 5 or more get 20% discount
IIMA members and attendants of GIMC1 Dubai, GIMC2 Abu Dhabi, GIMC3 Cairo, and GIMC4 Istanbul get 30% discount.
Attendants of EMAC 2014 get 30% discount
Note. No payment will be accepted at the conference. All fees must be paid on or before March 20th 2014
The deadline for submission of abstracts or full papers is January 20, 2014. For further information please contact the Conference Chair – Dr Baker A. Alserhan at email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org or the Chair of the scientific committee Dr. Daphne Halkias at email@example.com . We also strongly encourage delegates to contact their country chairs for assistance and guidance on how to participate in the conference.
Guidelines for submitting manuscripts and special session proposals
All abstracts, papers, and special session proposals should follow the guidelines shown at the end of this document. Generally, papers should not exceed 20 pages in total length including all exhibits and references. On the cover, be sure to include the title of the paper, names and affiliations of each author and complete contact information for the corresponding author (surface mail address, e-mail address, fax, and phone number).
All manuscripts will be reviewed by a dedicated conference review committee. Upon acceptance, the author(s) agree to: (a) return the manuscript in correct format in a timely fashion to the conference coordinator; and (b) have at least one author appear at the conference to present the paper. Any accepted manuscripts 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 Dr Daphne Halkias, the Chair of the scientific committee or the Conference 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 session/panel proposals will be reviewed, and those rated as highest quality will be accepted for presentation.
Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments, dinner, and detailed conference materials.
- Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation.
Postponement and Substitution Policy
You may substitute delegates at any time by providing reasonable advance notice to the organizers by email firstname.lastname@example.org and Alserhan@yahoo.com
- For any cancellations received in writing not less than fourteen days (14) prior to the conference, you will receive a refund, less a $100 administration fee. No credit will be issued for any cancellations occurring after that.
- In the event that the conference is cancelled for any reason, you will receive a full refund.
- In the event that the conference is postponed and the delegate is unable or unwilling to attend in on the rescheduled date, you will receive a full refund.
- Please note that while speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing, circumstances beyond the control of the organizers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, the conference program and the advertised speakers and/or topics may be altered or modified. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our website as soon as possible.
Arabic and French Languages
There will be special tracks for papers submitted in the Arabic and French language. For papers in the French language please send directly to the Algerian Country Chair below.
Conference Chair: Dr. Baker Ahmad Alserhan (Qatar University). email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Co-Chair: Dr. Siti Hasnah Hassan (Universiti Saind Malaysia). email@example.com
Conference Co-Chair: Dr. Rana Sobh (Qatar University). firstname.lastname@example.org
Chair of the Scientific Committee: Dr. Daphne Halkias (Greece). email@example.com
Director, Business Strategy and Communication: Ronald Doherty (Ireland). firstname.lastname@example.org
French submissions and inquiries: Dr Tabeti Habib. email@example.com
Country chairs (Malaysia 2014)
Algeria (French submissions and inquiries): Dr Tabeti Habib. firstname.lastname@example.org
USA: Dr. Morris Kalliny. email@example.com
Jordan: Dr Ali Hilal Bagom. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kuwait. Professor Hanan Arnous. Harnous@auk.edu.kw
UK. Prof Dr Ibrahim Sirkeci. email@example.com
Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei: Dr. Tono Saksono. firstname.lastname@example.org
Indonesia: Deden Amwar. email@example.com
Indonesia: Fahmi Atriadi firstname.lastname@example.org
Bahrain: Dr Ammar Alsamirraai. email@example.com
Pakistan: Khurram Bukhari. firstname.lastname@example.org
Egypt: Dr. Lobna Hussein. email@example.com
Egypt: Dr. Fatima Hefnawy. FFhefnawy@yahoo.com
Turkey: Dr. Ozlem Sandikci. firstname.lastname@example.org
Turkey: Dr. Mumin Dayan. Mdayan@uaeu.ac.ae
Egypt. Dr. Hamed Shamma.
Egypt. Dr. Dalia Farraj.
Iran. Yusuf Ebrahimi Naseb.