Leeds Beckett University, located in the city of Leeds in central England, has been selected to host the 2017 NIBS Annual Conference. The meeting will take place May 17-19 and, as has become customary, will incorporate the NIBS Annual General Meeting and the finals of the NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition. The conference is being organized by the Leeds […]
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The 16th Annual NIBS Conference wrapped up in Breda, Netherlands, last week, drawing to a close another year of networking and information-sharing among NIBS members. This year’s event was hosted by the School of International Studies at the Avans University of Applied Sciences, and attracted delegates from 36 member schools in 19 countries. This year’s organizing committee was led by […]
Four NIBS member universities were formally reaccredited this past week during a ceremony at the Annual Conference in Breda, Netherlands. The group included three Dutch schools—the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, and Hanze University of Applied Sciences—along with UC Leuven-Limburg of Belgium. The schools join nearly a dozen universities that received reaccreditation in 2015. […]
The NIBS Annual General Meeting was held today, with presentations regarding the financial health of the organization, the activities of the Board over the past 12 months, and plans for the upcoming year. Among the items discussed was the unveiling of a new NIBS logo and website, both of which are slated to be rolled out in the coming […]
Jackson State University has been named the winner of the 2016 David Gillingham Award. The DGA is the signature award of the Network of International Business Schools, and is presented each year to the project or initiative undertaken by one or more NIBS member schools that is deemed to contribute most meaningfully to internationalization. The award was named in honour of NIBS founder […]
Dr. Luc Vanhille was recognized for more than two decades of leadership during tonight’s gala dinner at the NIBS Annual Conference in Breda, Netherlands. He becomes the inaugural recipient of the NIBS Lifetime Contribution Award, a distinction created this year to honor individuals who have made an extraordinary contribution to NIBS, its member schools, and the […]
The finals of the NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition were held this afternoon, as part of the NIBS Annual Conference. Attendees were treated to a spirited contest between teams from Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland), and Washburn University (USA). In a tight finish, the Washburn team took home the trophy and the €1,250 cash […]
The 2016 NIBS Annual Conference will be hosted by Avans University of Applied Sciences in the historic Dutch city of Breda, conveniently located approximately 90 minutes by rail from both Amsterdam-Schiphol and Brussels International airports. Breda is a leading centre for business, trade and logistics, hosting such companies as Abbott Laboratories, General Electric, ExxonMobil, Texaco, […]
The 21st edition of the NIBS Worldwide Case Competition wrapped up in San Antonio, Texas last week, with Canada’s Carleton University taking home the championship trophy following a spirited final versus the University of Prince Edward Island. The winning team consisted of Alejandro Barreto, Michael Cacho, Isabela Murillo and Karen Tran—all undergraduates at Carleton’s Sprott School of Business. […]
The College of Business at Jackson State University has been awarded NIBS international accreditation, following a site visit by a peer review panel earlier this month. The accreditation panel consisted of Prof. Ian Charles, NIBS President and Associate Dean at the International Business Academy (Denmark), and Dr. Memo Diriker, Director of the Business Economic and Community Outreach Network at Salisbury University […]