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Sixth Annual Appalachian Research in Business Symposium

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Thursday, March 28 - Friday, March 29, 2019
Blue Ridge Conference Center, Western Carolina University,
State Rd 1330, Cullowhee, NC 28723
Registration fee: $100 (lunch provided)

The symposium will be hosted by the College of Business at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. Participants will find opportunities for presenting new research, discovering contemporary ideas, and building connections. A welcome reception will be held on the evening of March 28, and the presentations will be held on March 29.



Thursday, March 28
5:30 – 7:30 pm Reception at Innovation Station at Dillsboro Hors d'oeuvres with a cash bar.
Address: 40 Depot St, Dillsboro, NC 28725 828.226.0262

Friday, March 29
7:30 – 8:15 am Registration (registration desk will remain open until the end of the day)
8:15 – 8:30 am Welcome
8:30 – 10:00 am Breakout Sessions I
10:00 – 10:20 am Break
10:20 – 11:50 am Breakout Sessions II
11:50 am – 1:20 pm Lunch
1:20 – 2:50 pm Breakout Session III
2:50 pm  Closed



Comfort Inn in Sylva
1235 E Main St, Sylva, NC 28779
Conference room rate: $79 per night (plus tax) until March 7th.
Conference rate code: Appalachian Research in Business Symposium.
A complimentary breakfast will be offered by the hotel.


Conference Co-chair: Dr. Steve Ha, Forsyth 212A, Cullowhee, NC 28723 828-227-3008
Conference Co-chair: Dr. Drew Carnes, Forsyth B2C, Cullowhee, NC 28723 828-227-3544
Conference Administrator: Meredith Searcy, College of Business, Forsyth 104B, Cullowhee, NC 28723 828-227-3567

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