Submission of Papers

Electronic copies of the final paper must be submitted by JUNE 1, 2020.

Authors are to submit short discussion papers of NO MORE than EIGHT (8) A4 pages, inclusive of all tables, figures and references. The eight page format means that the paper is not precluded from subsequent publication in a peer refereed journal.

All papers will be submitted to a double-blind review process. Reviewers for IMP ASIA 2020 will judge the manuscripts on the basis of the general quality of the paper, the clarity of presentation within the paper, and the contribution the paper makes to our understanding of business-to-business marketing and networks. Notice of acceptance will be provided by July 31, 2020 with registration required BEFORE SEPTEMBER 30, 2020.

Guidelines for papers

Papers MUST conform to the following guidelines:

  • Paper: A4
  • Font: Times New Roman 11pt
  • Margins: 2.5 cm on all sides
  • Spacing: Single spaced, with one blank line between paragraphs
  • Title: Bold. No more than 2 lines of text
  • Abstract: Maximum of 250 words
  • Total length: EIGHT (8) pages (including title, abstract, main body, tables and references) Referencing style: Journal of Marketing

Order of Paper for Submission

  1. Title
  2. Authors names and institutions [which will be removed prior to review]
  3. Abstract
  4. Introduction/Background
  5. Main body of the paper including tables
  6. Reference list

Please ensure that your paper, as submitted for review, does not include any information that may identify the authors.

All papers are to be submitted as word.docs. Pdf files will not be accepted.
Papers are to be submitted by email to the convener: kimu.unho@nihon-u.ac.jp

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