The 8th International Borneo Business Conference 2018

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Welcome to #8thibbc2018

Started in 2004, the International Borneo Business Conference (IBBC) has emerged as a platform for academicians, researchers, practitioners, policy makers to interact and exchange viewpoints and research findings on contemporary business and economics issues related to the Borneo region and the global world. IBBC is a biennial conference and the previous conferences were successfully held in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014 and 2016.

The 8th International Borneo Business Conference, 2018 (#8thiBBC2018) is organized by the Faculty of Economics and Business, University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), on October 4th & 5th, 2018.  #8thiBBC2018 continues its tradition of bringing together participants from local and international universities, private and government institutions or agencies and various industrial sectors to exchange their experiences and ideas.

Organized by:

Faculty of Economics and Business,

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

Co-joined by:

Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

Universitas Tanjungpura (UNTAN)

Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Ekonomi Indonesia (STIESIA) Surabaya


The objectives of the conference are as follows:

  1. To encourage collaborative research and projects amongst institutions of higher learning and industries in addressing the issues of embracing and innovation and creativity;
  2. To establish networking and relations among the academicians, practitioners, government officials and community; and
  3. To provide a platform for scholars and practitioners to debate and disseminate research findings undertaken in various topics


DIGINOMICS: Promise and Peril

The conference mainly focuses but not limited to four broad areas; (a) economics, (b) business, (c) finance, and (d) social sciences. Specific subthemes can be as follows:

  • Digital Economy
  • Big Data
  • Digital Marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Technology Management
  • Accounting
  • Banking & Finance
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Cross-culture Issues
  • Development Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Ethics & Corporate Governance
  • Financial Economics
  • Fiscal & Monetary Issues
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Capital Management
  • Information & Communication Public Sector Management
  • International Business
  • Islamic Economics and Finance
  • Labour Economics
  • Learning Organisation & Transfer of Technology
  • Macroeconomics
  • Management & Development of Small-Medium Enterprises
  • Management Science & Operation Management
  • Marketing
  • Microeconomics
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Quality & Productivity Management
  • Regional Integration & Global Competition
  • Strategic Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Other topics related to Social Sciences


Hilton Hotel Kuching, Sarawak.

Languages of Presentation

The official languages of the Conference will be English.

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