Wednesday: Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in the federal contracting program with this free session hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center. The session will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Louisiana Technology Park, 7117 Florida Blvd. Participants are asked to bring their laptops. Get more information and register to attend.
Jan. 5-6: You have until Monday, Jan. 2, to register for the 2017 LSU Tax Seminar taking place at the E. J. Ourso College of Business Education Complex. The seminar focuses on current federal tax developments affecting tax returns for the coming season. The two-day event is designed for tax practitioners, lawyers, accountants, auditors and enrolled agents. Each day is worth eight CPE hours or 16 hours for both days. Registration costs $100 per day or $200 for both days. Register online or by mailing a check to LSU Department of Accounting, 2800 Business Education Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803. Get more information.
Jan. 20-22: The 2017 Global Game Jam takes place at LSU Digital Media Center. This is the fourth year LSU is participating in the hackathon focused on game development. Get complete event details and register to attend.
The Business Report planner is open to events of general interest to the Capital Region business community. Items must be submitted no later than noon the Friday before the event occurs. Email Alexandria Burris with information.