About The Conference

Welcome to the page of the 2nd International Conference on Small Businesses and Entrepreneurship. (SMEs in the 21st Century: Problems, Opportunities and Solutions) In 2011 the conference will be held with the support of Eastern Mediterranean University and ECSB at


Nicosia, Cyprus from 24 – 27 February, 2011. The conference will adress interdisciplinary practices across Small Businesses.


Publication Opportunity

Papers accepted for the conference will be published in the conference proceedings (full manuscripts), subject to author registration. The proceedings will have an ISBN number


Selected papers presented at the Conference will be considered for publication in the "Journal for Women's Studies" ; "Review of Social, Economic and Business Studies" and `International Journal of E-Entrepreneurship and Innovation`


Submission Guidelines

1. All competitive paper submissions and special session proposals are blind reviewed by multiple reviewers. Authors should avoid identifying themselves in the text.


2. Abstract of the papers should be between 200-250 words, and the summary should not be more than 1000 words.


3. All paper submissions must not have been published, accepted for publication, or be under

consideration for publication elsewhere. And, if under review, must NOT appear in print before the Conference.


4. Each submission should be covered with a title page indicating authors' names, affiliation, academic rank, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address. Please indicate the author to be contacted.



5. You can send more than one manuscript or proposal to the conference. However, submit your manuscript or proposal for only one track. If you are unsure which track to choose for submission, please contact the Conference Chair. (Dr. Mustafa TÜMER - mtumer@emu.edu.tr)



6. At least one author of each accepted paper must attend the Conference.

7. Presentations and proposals should be in English

8. Please specify any special equipment that will be required.

9. Papers will be accepted for presentation at the conference on the basis of competitive review. Final papers accepted for presentation (full manuscript) will be published  in a book with an ISBN number.. And a proceedings with abstracts of all papers will be published and distributed to all attendees.



10. Abstract and the Summary should be sent (e-mailed) to the MRC (Management Research Centre) and the conference assistant, Mr. Ali MAYBOUDI. (sbconf2011@gmail.com)


11. You can download the paper format guidelines in .doc format.

Eastern Mediterranean University - Faculty of Business and Economics is a member of AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development). The Faculty has been found to be eligible for accreditation by AACSB and has started working on the accreditation process.