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The International Entrepreneurship: Trends, Challenges, Achievements

Eighth International Conference
6 - 9 June 2017

St. St. Constantine and Helena Resort, Varna, Black Sea, Bulgaria

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Mission of the Conference

The Conference’s mission is to get together professionals in the field from science, teaching, practice and policy makers to exchange opinions, problems, good practices.


Who should attend this conference?

  • Researchers
  • Teachers
  • Consultants
  • Entrepreneurs/managers
  • Policy-makers
  • Doctoral students/students


General (panel) and specific (in sessions) topics will be discussed during the Conference. Among them will be:

  • The concept of international entrepreneurship: how strategic management, entrepreneurship and internationalization interact as a whole
  • The international entrepreneurship in global, multinational environment
  • International entrepreneurship and policy makers
  • The international entrepreneur: profile, strategies, behaviour
  • The international entrepreneur as a strategist, ice-breaker, and improviser
  • The international entrepreneurs and their partnership – strategies, forms, consequences
  • Teaching and training international entrepreneurs – mission (im)possible?
  • Knowledge and skills for successful international entrepreneurs
  • Good practices in international entrepreneurship
  • New entrepreneurial approaches in EE: strategic entrepreneurship, effectuation, bricolage, improvisation, metaphorical approaches, etc


The above subtopics are indicative. The participants could also prepare presentations in closed or interdisciplinary areas.

In the frame of the conference there will be organised:

  • Round table: How to make a bridge between scientists/trainers and practitioners: discussions, real cases analyses, recommendations.
  • Doctoral seminar: How to prepare a dissertation and how to publish in a renowned international journal in the field? Led by Professor David Smallbone, Small Business Research Centre, Kingston University, London, UK, Past President of the International Council for Small Business (ICSB)
  • Meetings with institutions/policy-makers and firms.

The best papers will be published in special issue of The International Review of Entrepreneurship and Conference Proceedings. The Editor-in-Chief Prof. Andrew Burke will be keynote at the conference.