FIU Business been selected as the host institution for the 2021 Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (AIB), the leading non-profit professional association of scholars and specialists in the field of international business.
Widely recognized as the top conference in the field of international business, the AIB Annual Meeting takes place in a different worldwide location each year and is attended by 900 to 1,200 delegates. Most delegates are scholars from the leading global academic institutions; consultants, researchers, and government and NGO representatives also attend.
Recent AIB conferences have taken place in Beijing, China; Milan, Italy; Nagoya, Japan; and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The 2021 conference will take place June 29 – July 3. As the conference's host college, FIU Business will organize a number of conference events and activities, most notably the AIB Gala Dinner on July 2.
"FIU Business is deeply honored to be selected as the host college for the world's most renowned annual conference in the field of international business, last held in Miami nearly 30 years ago," said Joanne Li, dean of FIU Business. "This honor reflects Miami's growing reputation as a leading global business center and our own growing reputation as a leader in international business education and research."