BahasaMelayuMalaysiaEnglish (UK)


Faculty of Business, Accountancy and Economics

"Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life, it's about what you inspire others to do"

The 7th International Borneo Business Conference (IBBC) 2016




Jointly organised by:









What is included in the conference fee?Find out here (update - 28/07/16)


Accommodation options: Within 1km of conference venue (Universiti Malaysia Sabah) - (excerpt of screenshot from here) ** Return shuttle service will be provided between conference venue and 1Borneo Shopping Mall.


Due to many requests, the submission deadline has been extended to 31 July 2016!! (update - 05/07/16)

Venue: Banquet Hall, Chancellor Hall, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (update - 03/07/16)


  Download tentative program here (update - 03/07/16)


Full paper submission still open until 4th July 2016!!

(Please send your full paper directly to: ibbc2016conference(at)




  • Selected papers will be considered for publication in one of these journals:
  1. BIMP-EAGA Journal for Sustainable Tourism Development (UMS)
  2. Journal for BIMP-EAGA Regional Development (UMS)
  3. Journal of the Asian Academy of Applied Business (UMS)
  4. Malaysian Journal of Business and Economics (UMS)
  5. International Journal of Business and Society – SCOPUS (UNIMAS)
  • **All papers will be available online via UMS Library Repository
  • **Best Paper Award
  • **Early Bird for ONLY RM750, submit full paper before 17 June 2016




We invite submissions of papers in any (but not limited to) of these fields:


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

Important Dates
Abstract submission deadline: 28th May 2016
Full paper submission deadline: 4th July 2016
Regular registration deadline: 19th August 2016
Conference dates:  7th-8th September 2016


Please visit here for conference paper format


Please visit here for information related to fees and registration



For any inquiry please contact:

IBBC 2016 Conference Secretariat
Faculty of Business, Economics and Accountancy, Universiti Malaysia Sabah
Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, MALAYSIA

Email: ibbc2016conference(at)

Tel: +6088-320000 ext. 1591 (Ms NurShahida) /1544(Ms Rostika) Fax No: +6088-320360