In the recent 45th EIBA Annual Conference, which took place in Leeds from the 13th-15th of December last month (, a total of 40 IE-related papers were selected into the program.

The papers were submitted to the track on “Entrepreneurship and Family Firms” and were handled by Xufei Ma (City University of Hong Kong, HK) and Siri Terjesen (American University, USA) as track chairs.

The Lazaridis Institute Prize, sponsored by the Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises. was awarded to the best paper relating to the topic of “International Entrepreneurship and SMEs.” It went to “Preservation or Exploitation? Family Values as Source of Heterogeneity in the Origin of Family Firms’ Internationalization” by F. Debellis, C. Benedetti, A. De Massis.  The finalists for prize included:

IE-scholars thanks IE Ambassador, Sascha Fuerst, for this contribution and the photos below from some of the EIBA sessions.