7th International Conference
on Contemporary Issues in Business Management



Conference Secretariat

Conference Chair
Dr. Faisal Mustafa
Conference Co-Chair
Dr. Rubeena Tashfeen

Core Team Members

Dr. Shahzad Hanif Dr. Shabana Naveed
Dr. Saqib Ilyas
Mr. Waqas Zaki
Mr. Ehtesham-ul-Haq
Mr. Waseem Irshad
Mr. Khurram Hamid
Mr. Muhammad Usman Mumtaz
Ms. Ambreen Khursheed
Ms. Momina Bashir
Ms. Faiza Khalid


Dr. Kanwal Zahra (Head) Dr. Awais Ur Rehman
Mr. Zeeshan Ahmad Ms. Madeeha Islam
Mr. Muhammad Usman Mumtaz
Ms. Momina Bashir
Ms. Faiza Khalid


Dr. Shahzad Hanif (Head) Dr. Rubeena Tashfeen
Dr. Aqeel Ahmed
Dr. Sami Ullah
Dr. Saqib Ilyas
Dr. Zahid Ahmed
Dr. Irfan Siddique
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Faisal Imtiaz Siddiqi
Prof. Dr. Jamshaid Ahmed
Prof. Dr. Qais Aslam
Dr. Muhammad Nadeem Dogar
Dr. Nadeem Ayub Bhutta
Dr. Ghulam Saghir
Dr. Abdul Waheed
Dr. Muhammad Naeem
Dr. Aitzaz Khurshid
Dr. Salman Iqbal
Dr. Zeeshan Shaukat
Dr. Snober Javid


Mr. Tahir Ishfaq
Dr. Shabana Naveed
Mr. Bashrat Ullah Malik
Mr. Salman Ahmed
Mr. Agha Mehmood Ali
Mr. Bilal Ilahi
Mr. Waseem Irshad
Ms. Amina Rizwan
Ms. Haziqah Noor ul Islam
Ms. Nahan Iqbal
Ms. Sidra Nasreem
Ms. Ambreen Khursheed
Ms. Wajeeha Waqar
Ms. Mariam Rao
Ms. Faiza Akhtar
Ms. izza Rehman
Ms. Noor ul Ain


Kh. Jamal Ahmed, Sr. Manager IT (Head)
Mr. Irfan Aslam (Production House FMCS)
Dr. Shabana Naveed
Mr. Waqas Zaki
Mr. Waseem Irshad
Mr. Kashif Ali
Dr. Farooq Tariq Butt


Mr. Bilal Sarwar (Head)
Mr. Hafiz Ghulam Mustafa
Mr. Muhammad Usman Mumtaz


Mr. Basharat Ullah Malik (Head)
Mr. Tahir Ishfaq
Ms. Amina Rizwan


Ms. Ambreen Khursheed (Head Ms. Mariam Rao
Ms. Faiza Akhtar Mr. Aftab Shoukat (PhD Business Administration)
Ms. Aleeza Amjad Mr. Asad Arshad
Mr. Aman Tanveer Mr. Shahram Sohail (MS Business Administration)
Ms. Faroosha Kanwal Ms. Arshmah Shahid Butt (MBA)
Mr. Arslan Iqbal (MBA) Mr. Muhammad Abbas Asghar
Mr. Umair Akhtar (UCP Alumni) Mr. Usama Awan
Ms. Hira Hameed Mr. Mujeeb ur Rehman


Keynote speakers

Prof. Dr. Valentina Della Corte

Valentina Della Corte is Professor of Business Management at Federico II University of Naples. She teaches Tourism Business Management, Strategic Management, and Marketing Policies and Management of Cultural Heritage. Author of numerous publications in national and international academic journals such as Tourism Management, European Journal of Innovation Management, Corporate Ownership & Control, International Journal of Business and Management, Mercati e competitività, International Journal of Quality and Service Sciences, International Journal of Leisure and Tourism Marketing, International Journal of Marketing Studies, Journal of Management and Sustainability.

Prof. Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu

Cihan Cobanoglu, Ph.D., is the McKibbon Endowed Chair Professor of the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus, and he also serves as the director of the M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation and coordinator of International Programs for the School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. He is a renowned hospitality and tourism technology expert. Dr. Cobanoglu is a Fulbright Specialist commissioned by the Fulbright Commission, which is part of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and World Learning (2018-2021). He is a Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) commissioned by Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP) and the Educational Institute of American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).

Dr. Minwoo Lee

Minwoo Lee, P.h.D., is an Assistant Professor at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston. Dr. Lee is an author of more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, books, book chapters, and trade articles in hospitality, tourism, and information systems. His research focuses on the impact of innovative hospitality technologies, persuasion and decision-making, service innovation, big data and business analytics, and machine learning in the hospitality and tourism context. Dr. Lee has won several research excellence awards and worked as a consultant and research associate for Accor Hotel, Hilton, and IHG. He currently leads the Data Analytics and Service Innovation Lab and serves as Assistant Editor for Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology and an editorial board member for leading hospitality and tourism journals.

Dr. Faizan Ali

Faizan Ali is a marketing professor and graduate coordinator in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management in Sarasota-Manatee. He began teaching here in 2016, coming from the Dedman School of Hospitality, Florida State University, where he served as a post-doctoral scholar. He is an active member of various hospitality associations. Ali earned a Ph.D. in marketing at the International Business School, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, a master's degree in management from Glyndwr University, United Kingdom, and a bachelor's degree in business administration and information technology from the Institute of Management Sciences, University of Peshawar, Pakistan.

Dr. Seden Dogan

Dr. Seden is an Associate professor at Ondokuz Mayıs University, Faculty of Tourism. She is a Ph.D. from Akdeniz University, Institute of Social Sciences, and Department of Tourism Management. Currently, she is working as a visiting research scholar at the University of Florida, United States. She has also served as Ondokuz Mayıs University Tourism Faculty Head of Tourism Guidance Department, Ondokuz Mayıs University Bafra Tourism Vocational School Deputy Director, and Adnan Menderes University Davutlar Vocational School Lecturer. Her area of expertise is ‘tourism’ and recent research areas are Industry, Consumer Behavior, Information Technologies, Social Media, and Digital Marketing. She has publications in well prestigious journals.

Dr. Shiva Ilkhanizadeh

She is an Assistant Professor of Tourism Management at the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Cyprus International University. Her core focuses of interest currently include service marketing and management, Human resources, Hospitality, Tourism, and International marketing. She have received many recommendations from university leadership, faculty peers, and students for her dedication to teaching excellence and commitment to ensuring outstanding student experiences.