FIU Business to host world’s premier international business

The Academy of International Business (AIB) annual meeting will be held July 5-9 at the InterContinental Miami hotel, with FIU Business as the host institution.

The theme of the conference is “Beyond Diversity and Inclusion: Equity and Fairness in International Business.”

“FIU Business is deeply honored to be the host institution for the world’s most renowned annual conference in the field of international business,” said William Hardin, dean of FIU Business. “This honor reflects our reputation as a world leader in international business education and research and Miami’s reputation as a global business center.”

At the conference, researchers will present unpublished findings on a broad range of international business topics submitted in 14 research tracks that have been accepted through a competitive blind peer review process. Panels are also presented, covering both topics related to the conference theme along with any aspect of international business.

Widely recognized as the top conference in the field of international business, the AIB annual meeting takes place in a different location throughout the world each year. Most attendees, who must be AIB members, are scholars from leading global academic institutions as well as consultants, researchers and government and NGO representatives. This year’s conference is expected to draw more than 700 in-person attendees, Approximately 250 additional attendees will present their research online in an associated virtual conference component.

Topics discussed at the meeting include diversity, equity and inclusion in international business; the future of research methods in international business; and migration in international business. During the four-day conference, 19 FIU Business faculty members will present their research and participate on various panels.

AIB is the world’s oldest and largest not-for-profit professional association of academics from diverse disciplines who have common research and teaching interests in topics with international implications.