The 2021 BALAS Annual Conference will be an online event next July (28, 29 & 30).


The event will be hosted by Universidad de La Salle/Colombia and BALAS, with the support of a member schools consortium (Uniandes and U. del Rosario, Colombia; ESAN University, Peru; U. de Puerto Rico; U. de Chile). 


LOGIN & Presentation Instructions

Publication opportunities for best papers/cases in J. of Business Research, ACADEMA, CLADEA-BALAS Harvard Case Consortium, RBGN, and Emerging Markets Case Studies (Emerald)

2021 Doctoral Colloquium

As part of the Annual Conference, we will host the 2021 Doctoral Colloquium. For submission information hereCall for doctoral proposals here.


CLADEA 2021 in Guadalajara

CLADEA will be hosted by EGADE Guadalajara, in October, online and/or on site depending on sanitary conditions. 

BALAS 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal

Nova School of Business & Economics in Lisbon, Portugal, will be the host for the Annual 2022 BALAS Conference. The conference will be held in the beautiful new campus of the School in Carcavelos, close to Lisbon.

AIB 2021 Online, June 29th/July 3rd.

AIB will be hosting the 2021 Annual Conference online next June 29th-July 3rd. Submission Guidelines


BALAS thanks Institutional Members for their continuing support and collaboration. 

Partner universities include: Universidad de San Diego, Florida International University, Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), ESAN University, Universidad de Chile, Universidad Adolofo Ibáñez (Chile), Universidad de Puerto Rico/Rio Piedras, EGADE Tec Monterrey, Universidad de La Salle (Colombia), INCAE Costa Rica, Universidad de Texas Rio Grande Valley, Fundacion Getulio Vargas, INSPER Brazil. Universidad ICESI (Colombia), Universidad de La Sabana/ INALDE (Colombia), Universidad del Rosario (Colombia), U. of Texas San Antonio, CETYS Universidad (México), ESPAE-Espol (Ecuador), Universidad ORT Uruguay, Northeastern University,  Universidad de Lima, Perú, CLADEA. If your institution wants to become a member please  Join here

BALAS-SEMEAD PARTNERSHIP Promoting Academic Exchange Americas-Brazil

BALAS and SEMEAD, one of the largest and prestigious Brazilian Conferences in Business Research, hosted by U of Sao Paulo, and over 20 Brazilian Universities, are partnering with other institutions in Latin America in order to promote Academic, Intellectual, Professor and Student Exchanges. As a starting point, within SEMEAD 2020 there will be a new CONNECTA Series & Tracks. You can visit the connecta subsite at:

For more detailed information open the CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS

New Institutional Member

We are proud to announce that the College of Business the University of Texas Arlington has joined as a new BALAS Institutional Member

Featured Institutional Member

ORT University

Located close to the Rio de la Plata rambla in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay, ORT University has been one of the longstanding BALAS Institutional Members. ORT is the most prestigious School of Management in the country, and is the first sBusiness School to become accredited by AMBA. ORT offers innovative Undergraduate, MBA, Masters, and Executive Education programs.

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