Call for Papers 2013

Paper submission deadline extended to September 15, 2013

Conference Objectives

The TBS-CLSG International Conference is intended to bring together researchers in consumer behavior and marketing to share their research findings, ideas and approaches to research, receive informal feedback and contribute to the development of knowledge in consumer behavior. The conference creates opportunities to learn from experts in the field, network with other researchers from other countries, and collaborate on future projects. The conference organizing team is proud to present several prominent keynote speakers, including Professor George P. Moschis and Professor Russell Belk, who will share their knowledge and present new approaches to consumer research.

We invite papers in any of the following areas:

  • Consumer behavior in emerging markets
  • Marketing strategies in response to global social-demographic and technological changes
  • Green marketing and sustainability
  • Research methodology issues and new approaches in consumer behavior research
  • Developments in social sciences, such as the emergence of the life-course approach, that could help address consumer research issues, including growing consumers from the young
  • The digital era and marketing communications
  • Research findings and issues related to social media and marketing
  • Emergent concepts and theories in marketing and consumer research, such as marketing to the aging population, consumer well-being, and transformative consumer research

All manuscripts must be typed, double spaced with 2.5cm or one-inch margins using 12-point Times New Roman font. Manuscripts should not exceed 20 pages. All manuscripts must be submitted via e-mail to the conference chair at the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Submissions will be subject to the process of double-blind peer review. 

Upon acceptance, at least one author must present the paper and register as a participant at the conference. One delegate can present up to two papers.


Sept. 15, 2013
  Submission Deadline for Paper:
Notification of Acceptance within 4 weeks after submission
Jul. 31, 2013   Early Bird Registration Deadline
Sept. 30, 2013   Conference Registration Closed
Nov. 12-14, 2013   CLSG-TBS 2013 Conference days