It is that time of year once again when many of us drop whatever we are doing, pack our bags, and fly off to see those whom we have often not seen since the last long, cold nights of December. Together we overindulge in fine food and wine, and engage in vigorous and sometimes heated discussion on many subjects from politics and religion, to the state of the economy. Of course, I am talking about the annual conference of the European International Business Academy, or EIBA for short. Continue reading