Las Vegas, Nevada October 5 – 8, 2014 International Business Conference

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Our 2014 International Business Conference in Las Vegas will be hosted at the luxurious Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. In addition to the business conference, we are also hosting an education conference that will be held on the same days, at the same venue, and one registration fee will allow you to attend both conferences.


The business conference provides a forum for faculty and administrators to present their research on all aspects of business. Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Banking
  • Business Education
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Information Systems
  • Business Law
  • Business Teaching Methods
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Diversity Management
  • E-Commerce
  • Economics
  • Energy Policy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • International Business
  • International Energy Development & Usage
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Service Science
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Taxes


Important Dates

  • Conference Dates: October 5 – 8, 2014
  • Early Payment Discount: September 4, 2014
  • Final abstracts/papers due: September 11, 2014
  • Hotel room cutoff: Group rate is in effect until September 12, 2014 or until sold out.

Types of Presentations

Regular Presentation: Each presentation is allowed 15-20 minutes to present with 5-6 papers scheduled in incremental 2 hour sessions. Each presentation room is equipped with a MacBook Air computer with Microsoft PowerPoint and Apple Keynote and a data projector so you may bring your presentation on a USB flash drive using either software. Prezi presentations must be downloaded to your flash drive and brought to the conference. Transparency projectors are not provided. Internet service is not provided by the Clute Institute.

Poster Presentation: If you prefer to present to an individual or small group face to face, we offer a poster presentation for your convenience. Each poster is displayed in a one hour session. There is no requirement on the size of the poster. Table and chairs will be provided, however, easels and display boards are not. Posters cannot be pinned or taped to the walls.

Virtual Presentation: If you cannot attend our conference but still wish to have your paper presented, we offer a virtual presentation for your convenience. Your paper will be presented electronically via MacBook Air computer for viewing and discussion using PowerPoint or Keynote with narration (voice-over) by The Clute Institute staff. You are still required to submit a proposal/abstract or full paper, and one author must pay the registration fee. After the conference has ended, you will receive a copy of the conference program, certificate of presentation, and the proceedings on a USB flash drive.

Workshop: If you prefer to interact with participants using a hands-on approach, we offer a workshop for your convenience. You are allowed to organize your workshop however you see fit. Workshops are held in 1 or 2 hour sessions and are not available on the first day of the conference. The workshop area will be equipped with a MacBook Air computer and projector if you would like to use one, otherwise you may bring your own.

Attending Only: You are also invited to attend the conference, even if you choose not to present a paper.

Abstract/Paper Submission Guidelines

Style Guidelines

For proposals/abstracts, submissions should include:

  • name
  • institutional affiliation
  • mailing address, and
  • email address for all authors
  • and should not exceed 1500 words in length.
Abstracts/Full Papers should be formatted as follows:

  • Paper size: letter (8.5 X 11 inches)
  • One inch margins
  • Microsoft Word or compatible software
  • Times New Roman, 10 points
  • Single-spaced
  • 10 page maximum – $10 per page if over 10 pages

Submit Your Proposal/Abstract or Full Paper

Submit your proposal/abstract or full paper electronically via email attachment to

Please indicate the specific conference for which the paper is being submitted. To ensure that your presentation appears in the conference proceedings, please submit the final version by September 11, 2014. For final versions and new submissions submitted after this date, please contact us to make arrangements. Attending only registrations are welcome at any time.


Within one week of receiving your proposal/abstract or full paper, it will be reviewed for appropriateness for the conference and you will be notified of acceptance or rejection. If accepted, additional conference and registration-specific information will be included.

Registration Form

Please complete the conference registration form below.  Attending only and non-presenting conference participants should also submit a registration form (one per participant). Registration for the business conference includes admission to the education conference and vice versa – only one registration form is necessary.

Registrant Type: Presenter Attending Only

First Name (given):

Last Name (surname):





Email (required):


For Presenting Attendees:

Session Type: Regular Poster Workshop Virtual

Reference # or Presentation Title:


For scheduling purposes, what academic area would you prefer to present with?

I will be available to present on (please check all that apply):
 Monday AM - October 6 Monday PM - October 6 Tuesday AM - October 7 Tuesday PM - October 7 Wednesday AM - October 8
*** Please note: Providing time/date flexibility will allow us a greater chance of scheduling your presentation with your preferred academic area***

I am willing to serve as a Session Chair: Yes - Note: appointed session chairs will receive a certificate for their assistance No

The following should appear in the proceedings: Full Paper (10 page limit) Abstract Only Nothing

Additional Information:

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Registration Payment

The conference registration fee includes:

    • Admission to both conferences at that location
    • Approximate 20-minute time slot to present one paper at the conference
    • A copy of the conference program
    • A copy of the proceedings on a USB flash drive
    • A certificate of presentation (or participation if attending only)
    • Admission to all receptions, coffee breaks, etc.
    • A complimentary standard journal review of your conference paper for up to one year from the date of the conference (open access fees apply).



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Note: All attending conference participants must pay the prepaid registration fee and at least one author per paper must attend, unless the paper is being presented in a virtual session. Spouses and children whose names do not appear in the program are not required to pay the registration fee.

Hotel Information

The location for our 2014 International Business Conference in Las Vegas is the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino – right in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.

We have very good room rates for the Monte Carlo: $85 per night + $20 resort fee and taxes during the conference (Sunday through Thursday) with preceding Friday and Saturday night rates at $135 + $20 resort fee and taxes. The resort fee includes in-room internet, fitness center access, coffee and bottled water.

Monte Carlo Resort and Casino
3770 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109 USA

There are a limited number of rooms available at the group rate, so book your room as soon as possible. This rate is in effect until September 12, 2014 or until sold out.

Please mention your affiliation with Clute Institute when booking reservations to receive the group rate.

Reservations may be booked by calling the Monte Carlo Hotel Reservation Department at 1-800-311-8999 or by visiting

For additional information about the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, visit their website.

Conference Program & Proceedings

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When completing your registration form, be sure to select your preferred presentation day and time (AM or PM).

Note: The Clute Institute will make every effort to accommodate, but cannot guarantee, your preferred presentation dates and times.

2014 Las Vegas conference proceedings will be available on our website after the conference.