Conference Call for Papers

All competitive papers, competitive workshops, teaching cases and experiences must be submitted through the submission system below.


  • Must Be in English.
  • Limited to a 5-page Extended Abstract, excluding exhibits and references.
  • Must be entirely original, not previously published, and must not be under current consideration or scheduled for presentation elsewhere.
  • Must be typed and double-spaced with one-inch margins using 12-point Times Roman font and must be in a single PDF file.

Accepted submissions that are presented by at least one author at the Conference will be published in the GW October Conference Proceedings with ISBN reference.

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Building Entrepreneurship Ecosystems

– Micro Lending and Finance
– Procurement
– Humane Entrepreneurship
– Entrepreneurship & SME Policy
– Entrepreneurship Education
– Family firms – Management, Growth and Succession
– Financial Inclusion
– GIG Economy
– High Growth Women entrepreneurship
– Youth Workforce Development
– Digitalization, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain
– Sustainable Development Goals

Important Dates

− September 15: Deadline for Abstract Submissions
− September 20 onward: Authors will be notified of the decision and on a rolling basis.


1 Best paper Award ($250) and fast tracked to the Journal for Small Business Management


  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, pdf, doc.
    Only PDFs accepted.