Aim and Scope

The IJBEL is an open access journal that aims to publish original research and industry viewpoint articles on business event issues varying from business event tourism to Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions (MICE), business meeting ideas, and economic, social and tourism legacies. Both research and industry viewpoint articles will be sourced from all disciplinary perspectives and papers that address contemporary issues to advance theory and practice.

The scope of the journal includes, but is not limited to:

Business Events

Business Event Marketing

Business Event and Tourism

Business Event Management

Business Event Economics

Business Event and Entrepreneurship

Business Event and Hospitality

Business Event Legacies

Types of Paper

The journal publishes two categories of articles: a) double-blind reviewed contributions (empirical and conceptual research papers including literature reviews, commentary and research notes), and b) peer-reviewed professional articles (communications brief, industry viewpoints, practitioner reports). The author refers to the best fit if no exact match found:

a) Double-blind reviewed contributions:

  • Research Papers
  • Research Notes
  • Commentary Papers

b) Peer-reviewed contributions:

  • Communications Brief
  • Industry Viewpoints
  • Practitioner Reports

For more information on article submission, please see our Guide for Authors. Please contact our Editorial Secretary if further information or help is required