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ARBS 2022

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Hosted by Eastern Kentucky University's College of Business

March 24-25, 2022

The Appalachian Research in Business Symposium provides a venue for presenting new research, discovering contemporary ideas, and building connections among scholars at Appalachian State University, Eastern Kentucky University, East Tennessee State University, Marshall University, Radford University, and Western Carolina University.

Submissions are encouraged from scholars who use different theoretical and empirical approaches to deliver the latest research results in different business fields (e.g., Accounting, Data Analytics, Business Education, Computer Information Systems, Communication, Supply Chain Management, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Marketing, Risk Management, Insurance, International Business, Technology, Business Law, Sports Management, Project Management, and similar disciplines).

This year’s symposium will be hosted on-site by the College of Business at Eastern Kentucky University. Participants will find opportunities for presenting new research, discovering contemporary ideas, and building connections. A welcome reception will be held on the evening of Thursday, March 24, and the presentations will be held on Friday, March 25. 

Conference Presentation Schedule

Conference Proceedings

Directions to BTC

Please make sure to park in one of the three designated lots at the Business and Technology Center.  These are the only lots that will not be monitored by EKU Parking Enforcement on Friday, March 25.

Welcome Reception

Thursday, March 24

Chenault Vineyards

2284 Barnes Mill Road

Richmond, Kentucky 40475

5:00-8:00 p.m.

Conference Hotel Arrangements

Tru By Hilton

102 Amberly Way

Richmond, KY 40475

$95/night (can be extended through the weekend)

Booking Link

Conference Committee

Eastern Kentucky University

Kristen Wilson (Conference Chair)

Appalachian State University

Lakshmi Iyer

East Tennessee State University

Prasun Bhattacharjee

Marshall University

Monica Wei

Radford University

Zach Collier

Western Carolina University

Steve Ha


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