Final Call for Presentations: 2014 Global Sport Business Association (GSBA) Conference

Conference venue.
Conference venue.

February 7-10, 2014

Interested scholars and practitioners are invited to submit sport business research proposals for consideration as either an oral (20 min) or poster presentation. Submissions will be accepted March 22nd – June 10th, 2013. Completed research studies are invited as well as works in progress, to be completed by the conference date. Proposal submissions should be based on original work not previously presented at another conference or under consideration for another conference. Both oral and poster submissions should be in the form of a 300-350 word abstract including a title page containing the list of authors, their affiliations, and the lead author contact information. The submissions for consideration should be sent to as a Word document attachment. The lead author will be notified of a decision within two weeks after the submission deadline.

The conference will be held in the Bahamas aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Majesty of the Seas.” The ship will sail from the Port of Miami on Friday, February 7th, with stops in Coco/Little Stirrup Cay (Saturday) and Nassau (Sunday), returning to Miami on Monday, February 10th.

The lead author or one of the secondary authors must register for the conference (including the booking of her/his room) no later than August 15, 2013. All rooms/rates are double occupancy. Failure to register for the conference by that date will result in the submission being withdrawn. A limited number of oral presentations and poster presentations will be accepted. Once the conference schedule is arranged, a wait-list will be created in the event a submission is withdrawn or cancelled. All conference attendees must register for the conference and book their rooms at the conference website. Onsite conference registration will not be available.

Conference costs are:

GSBA Membership $75
Conference Registration (GSBA members) $200
Conference Registration (Non-members) $500
Conference Registration(Students)$65
Conference Attendee Guest $45

Cruise cabin rates:

Interior Room $389
Ocean View $454
Junior Suite $714
(Rates listed are per person, double occupancy, including taxes & gratuities)

Additional conference information will be available at on April 15, 2013.

For additional information contact Warren Whisenant (

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