General Sponsors


Australian Institute of Business (AIB) is the largest MBA provider in Australia. AIB has over 30 years of excellence in tertiary education, and a global network of more than 16,000 students and alumni in over 90 countries. AIB’s programs are internationally recognised and fully accredited in Australia. The AIB Master of Business Administration degree is delivered online, and is industry focused with practical, flexible learning designed for today’s business world.


MAXQDA 2018 is a professional software package for qualitative and mixed methods data analysis. MAXQDA’s innovative tools make the analysis process faster and easier than ever before. Analyze interviews, reports, tables, surveys, focus groups, multimedia files, twitter data, and more. You can transcribe and organize your files, categorize your unstructured data, search and retrieve information, test theories and methodologies, as well as create illustrations and reports. MAXQDA is 100% identical on Windows and Mac.

Sara Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes more than 1,000 journals and over 900 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principal offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.