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Important Dates (GMT +8:00)

  1. Abstract Deadline: 13 March 2020
  2. Abstract Acceptance Notification: 30 March 2020
  3. Full Paper Deadline: 30 March 2020
  4. Acceptance Notification: 31 March 2020
  5. Participant Registration Deadline: 30 March 2020
  6. Payment Deadline: 13 March 2020


3rd Advances in Business Research International Conference 2020 (ABRIC 2020) 

Venue: Hilton Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak

Date: 8 - 10 April 2020 (Wednesday – Friday)

The online system is now opened for registration and abstract/full paper submission

Registration and Submission System for

ABRIC 2020
“Advancing Knowledge, Embracing Digital Economy”


The digital economy is developing at an accelerated pace globally. The benefits are huge including providing avenue for innovation, competitiveness, growth and cost reduction in the transactions. It holds huge potentials not only the large scale industries but also the small and medium industries. The business that adopt this digital technologies will capture the bigger market share at a faster rate. Realizing this huge potential of digital economy, the Faculty of Business and Management (FBM), UiTM Puncak Alam Campus and its collaborative partners will be organising 3rd Advances in Business Research International Conference (ABRIC 2020) with the main theme “Advancing Knowledge, Embracing Digital Economy.

FBM has successfully organized ABRIC in 2015 and ABRIC in 2016 in Langkawi, Kedah. As a result of the success of ABRIC 2015 and ABRIC 2016, FBM is delighted to host ABRIC 2020 which will be held in Kuching, Sarawak from 8-10 April 2019. This is to provide avenue for postgraduate students, academicians, practitioners locally and abroad to present their research papers and have exchange of ideas in the areas of digital economy. International and local speakers, both from academic as well as industry, are invited to share their knowledge and experiences in the area of Social Science and, Science and Technology.

The accepted papers* will be considered in the publication in one (1) of the journals** below:

1. SCOPUS - Journal of Reviews on Global Economics

2. SCOPUS - Journal of Global Marketing

                        3.     SCOPUS - International Journal of Postharvest Technology and Innovation

                        4.     SCOPUS - International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (JIBED)

                        5.     SCOPUS - International Journal of International Journal of Business and Systems Research

                        6.     SCOPUS - International Journal of Business and Globalisation

                        7.     SCOPUS - International Journal of Business Innovation and Research

                        8.     SCOPUS - Asian Journal of University Education (AJUE) 

                        9.     WoS/ESCI - Romanian Journal of Information Technology and Automatic Control

                        10. MyCite, ASEAN Citation Index - Journal of Emerging Economies and Islamic Research (JEEIR)

11. MyCite - Advanced Business Research International Journal  (ABRIJ)

12. MyCite - Journal of International Business, Economics and Entrepreneurship (JIBE)

                        13. MyCite - ASEAN Entrepreneurship Journal

14. MyCite - International Journal of Service Management and Sustainability (IJSMS)

15 MyCite - Journal of Creative Practices in Language Learning and Teaching (CPLT)

                        16.    Open International Journal of Informatics (OIJI)

*Only selected papers will be submitted to Scopus and WOS journals with additional fees.

** List will be updated from time to time to include more publication journals, that are currently subject to confirmation from the journal editor.


The aim of the 3rd Advances in Business Research International Conference 2020 (ABRIC 2020) is to further our understanding of how the issues associated with business digital innovation in the 4th industry revolution should be addressed and dealt with. ABRIC 2020 targets participants from universities, government agencies and industries with the ultimate aim of bridging the gap between academia and the industry. Research collaborations between the academia and industry can lead to the advancement of useful information in providing real time insights on business advances as well as creating an international collaborations in knowledge, research and innovation.