GBATA features cutting-edge work and encourages multidisciplinary as well as discipline-specific research. More than 400 participants from over forty countries attend the GBATA annual conferences. GBATA Board consists of 34 distinguished scholars and executives.
One of the unique aspects of the Global Business and Technology Association is that its annual conferences have been sponsored by well-known universities and institutions all around the globe.
The past 3 conferences were held in Vienna, Austria (2017), Dubai, U.A.E. (GBATA 2016) and Peniche, Portugal (GBATA 2015).
The 2013 GBATA conference was held in Helsinki, Finland. The keynote speech at the GBATA 15th Annual International Conference was given by Peter Vesterbacka, the Mighty Eagle of Rovio Entertainment. Rovio Entertainment is the creator of the Angry Birds franchise and over 50 other games.