Call for Papers 11th Annual BRC Conference, Saturday April 16, 2016 Niagara Falls Convention Center

An Exciting Opportunity for Presentation and Publication in the BRC Proceedings or Journals

The Business Research Consortium of WNY promotes academic scholarship related to business and economics. The first annual conference was held at Canisius College (Buffalo, NY) in Spring, 2006. The 2007 conference was held at St. Bonaventure (St. Bonaventure, NY). The 2008 conference was held at Niagara University (Niagara University, NY). The 2009 conference was held at St. John Fisher College (Rochester, NY). The 2010 conference was held at SUNY Geneseo (Geneseo, NY). The 2011 conference was held at SUNY Brockport (Brockport,NY). The 2012 conference was held at SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY). The 2013 conference was held at Canisius College (Buffalo, NY). The 2014 conference was held at Nazareth College (Rochester, NY). The 2015 conference was held at St. Bonaventure University (St Bonaventure, NY). The programs from these excellent conferences are available for download in our archives.

The 11th Annual BRC Conference will be held at the Niagara Falls Conference and Convention Center.


Research papers in all areas of business and economics are invited. Topics may include, but are not limited to: accounting, business ethics, economics, entrepreneurship, family business, finance, general management, health care systems, human resources and labor relations, insurance, information systems, industrial organization, international business, marketing, operations management, supply chains, strategy, transportation, and public policy.

In addition, papers related to the scholarship of teaching and learning in all areas including empirical research, case studies, methods, simulations, techniques, and experiences are encouraged to promote excellence in business education.

Program archives show a list of past papers presented.

Collegial Environment

The conference features a collegial environment in which to present your research and receive constructive feedback. Participants may be called upon to act as discussants or chair sessions.

Submission Deadlines

The following deadlines are in effect:

  • Registrations are accepted until March 15th, 2016 from this website - subject to available space.
  • Abstracts should be submitted from this website by March 15th, 2016 - subject to available space.
  • Paper acceptance / rejection will be communicated no later than March 29th, 2016.
  • Completed paper(s) should be submitted through this website by March 29th, 2016.
  • We also request that you forward one copy of your paper to the discussant and one to the session chair by April 1st, 2016
  • Conference fees of $115 are due by April 1, 2016 via electronic invoice to be sent.