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 1st–July 30th, 2014. 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’s contact information. The submissions for consideration should be sent to GSBAssn@yahoo.com as a Word document attachment.
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 6th, with stops in Coco/Little Stirrup Cay (Saturday) and Nassau (Sunday), returning to Miami on Monday, February 9th.
New for 2015
- Student Poster Session / Research Grant Competition
- Two $500 research grants will be awarded to two PhD students who attend the conference and present their own completed project with a proposal for further research to expand upon their work presented at the conference.
- Junior Faculty Poster Session / Research Grant Competition
- Two $800 research grants will be awarded to two junior (non-tenured) faculty members who attend the conference and present their own completed project with a proposal for further research to expand upon their work. Each grant will be comprised of $525 research stipend, one year GSBA membership ($75), and waiver of the following year’s conference fee ($200).
Anticipated Conference Costs are:
Annual GSBA Membership / New Member or Renewal $ 75
- (GSBA members) $200
- (Non-members) $500
- (Students) $ 65
Guests of Conference Attendees $ 45
Cruise Cabin Rates
- Interior Room $372
- Ocean View $442
- Junior Suite $752
(Rates listed are per person; double occupancy; including taxes & gratuities.)