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2023 BCERC – University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The 43rd BCERC will be held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville from June 7 - 10, 2023. The conference is co-sponsored by the Office of Research & Engagement, Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEI), and the Haslam College of Business.
Key Dates for 2023 BCERC
September 7, 2022 - Abstract Submission and Doctoral Consortium Application Sites Open
October 10, 2022 - Submit Abstracts by 11:59 pm EST
December 7, 2022 - Doctoral Consortium Application Due by 11:59 pm EST
Mid-December, 2022 - Notification of Acceptance Sent to Authors
January 31 - April 1, 2023 - Registration is Open for BCERC 2023
March 8, 2023 - Summary Due from Accepted Authors by 11:59 pm EST
April 19, 2023 - 6-Page Abridged Paper Due from Accepted Authors by 11:59 pm EST
June 7-10, 2023 - 2023 BCERC at University of Tennessee, Knoxville
2023 BCERC Best Paper Award Sponsors
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Award for best paper in the general category - $3,000
The Tariq Farid Franchise Institute Award (Babson College) for the best paper in the franchising category - $3,000
The Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Award (Illinois State) for Best Paper on Social Entrepreneurship - $2,500
The Bertarelli Institute for Family Entrepreneurship (BIFE) Award (Babson College) for best paper in the family business category - $1,000
WHY KNOX? Come Visit Knoxville and the University of Tennessee.
Resources for Submitting to Abstracts, Summaries and Papers to BCERC
2023 Author Guidelines for Abstracts»
2023 Author Guidelines Summary and Paper»