The Best Thesis Award Oral Defence of the International Marketing Trends Conference will take place on Thursday 18th of January 2024.

The International Best Thesis Award – Marketing Trends is given to recognize and encourage Ph.D. in Marketing and to emphasize their talent.

Click to see information on the BEST THESIS AWARD SUBMISSION RULES.

  • 04 Nov. 2024 : Submission with all the required documents
  • 15 Nov. 2024 : Notification of acceptance
  • 23 Jan.  2025 : Oral Defense
  • 24 Jan.  2025 : Best Thesis Award Ceremony


The thesis must have been successfully defended between January 2023 and September 2024.

All universities, business schools, and institutions active in the field of Marketing are encouraged to nominate candidates.

Oral defense

The candidates are invited to present a 10 minutes oral defense of their thesis in English.


The conference fees will be covered by the organizing committee (travel and accommodation costs are not included in the conference fees.) and include an invitation to the Gala Dinner.

2016 International Best Thesis Award – Marketing Trends :

  • Eric CASENAVE for his thesis “L’accountability ou l’obligation de rendre des comptes ressentie par le praticien du marketing : variable médiatrice entre antécédents personnels et réponses comportementales”.

2015 International Best Thesis Award – Marketing Trends :

  • Carlos ORÚS, University of Zaragoza – Spain, for his PhD Thesis “The Confident Consumer: Metanacognitive Analysis of the Multichannel Information Search Behaviour”.