Proceedings of the 2018 International Conference on Islamic Economics and Business (ICONIES 2018)

It is my proud privilege to welcome you all to the 1st International Conference on Islamic Economics and Business (ICONIES 2018) at UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang. This platform is intended to provide a platform for researchers, educators, and professionals to present their discoveries and innovative practice and to explore future trends and applications in the field economics, business, accounting, entrepreneurship and Islamic Banking. However, this conference will also provide a forum for dissemination of knowledge on both theoretical and applied research on the above said area with an ultimate aim to bridge the gap between these coherent disciplines of knowledge. Thus, the forum accelerates the trend of development of technology for the next generation.

Furthermore, I would to express my gratitude to keynote speakers, Muhammad Haseeb, Ph.D from Management and Science University, Malaysia., Ben Roy Do., Ph.D from National Central University, Taiwan., and Prof. Dr. H. Muhammad Djakfar, M.Ag from UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang who so generously made this event come together smoothly and we could not have done it without you. The editors deserve special thanks for their excellent endeavor in reviewing and preparing manuscripts for publication. I would like to thank for the presenters for their willingness to share their latest research and ideas. Without their effort, this conference would not possible. Keep up productive discussion.

Finally, welcome all of you to the 1th ICONIES 2018 International Conference on Islamic Economics and Business. Please accept best wishes for a wonderful and stimulating stay in Malang. I hope you will enjoy the conference and have a wonderful time. Muhammad Sulhan