- Future CPAs
Running a business these days is a whole new ball game. It’s important to keep your eye on the ball, especially when ever-changing laws and regs can easily throw you a curve. The 2017 Business & Industry Conference hits it out of the park with a major league lineup of speakers on hot topics in employment law, benefits, cybersecurity, the state and local economy, tax changes, and much more. So, step up to the plate and learn to avoid costly errors and create a winning game plan that makes you a standout in your field.
Visit our Virtual Expo!
The Business & Industry Conference features nearly 30 sponsors and exhibitors — companies whose products and services can save you time and money. Click on the logos and links below to get a preview of their offerings and make sure to stop by and introduce yourself at the conference to learn more. Plus, many will be giving away fabulous prizes, so bring your business cards so you can enter to win!
Sponsorships are still available. Contact Misean Reed at 504.904.1133 or email@example.com.
Up to 18 CPE Credits
Member*/Non-Member Early Bird Rates (through 7/26)Both Days: $429/629
Day One/Two: $289/389
After 7/26 add $50 to your registration fee.
*Non-CPA staff of LCPA members may attend at the member rate.
Register online using the 'Register' button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040 Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.
PCG has been serving the CPA community through direct hire and temporary/contract placement services since 1969. No firm in Louisiana has been here longer, and no firm has had the same staff of accounting recruiters either. Chip, Dan, Laura and Judy bring a combined 100+ years of accounting and finance recruiting experience to work for you, whether you are looking for a career change or seeking to locate a new employee. PCG also offers search services in Engineering, IT, HR and Office Support.
We've been an exhibitor at the Business & Industry Conference since 1989, and we are grateful once again to have the privilege of being the Gold Sponsor.
Frank Loria • 504.581.7800 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost Segregation Initiatives caters to CPAs and CFOs to help them manage fixed assets in regard to their real estate holdings and related tax issues. This includes cost segregation studies, asset management studies, disposal studies, and repairs/maintenance decisions. Curt regularly consults with CPAs and CFOs on planning and compliance issues relating to depreciation, tangible property regulations, and changes of method of accounting.
Curt Gautreau, CPA • 225.910.8195 • email@example.com
One of the nation's top ten commercial banks, Capital One has the strength and stability to meet the needs of your business. Our online banking platform offers easier, quicker and simpler cashflow management, and is available on your mobile device too. Beyond new technologies, what sets us apart is our expertise, creativity and practical recommendations to help you improve efficiency, maximize investments, and manage risk—backed by dedicated service and day-to-day support.
Debbie Nolan • 225.663.3656 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Creel & Associates offers industry renowned reporting and recovery services for States of LA, TX, NM and Federal Onshore/Offshore properties. Creel leads the industry for ONRR Unbundling reporting and reconciliation services, as well as providing guidance. As rules and regulations constantly evolve, Creel assures industry professionals are able to adapt and remain compliant. Please refer to creelus.com or all reporting and recovery services offered.
Joel Shockney • 281.752.4400 • email@example.com
Gilsbar is one of the largest privately-held health and benefit management organizations in the country. Our Employee Benefits Consulting division can help you navigate health care reform, remain compliant and contain costs. We also offer TPA Services, Wellness, Population Health Management and Advocacy.
Ashley Erkel • 985.898.1582 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Door Prize: Travel Gift Basket: $200 Southwest Gift Card, Yeti Tumbler & Airplane Neck Pillow
Paychex is a leading provider of payroll, payroll tax, HR, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. They also offer 401(k) plan recordkeeping, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, and other administrative services for businesses.
James Reynolds • 504.368.4455, ext. 4400 • email@example.com
With 100+ years combined experience in the office equipment field, we offer exceptional values for the latest technology in SHARP products and services — and all with the personal touch of a small company. We'll beat just about any price you find (just ask).
Adam Crappel • 985.384.0336 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Powerful technology plus a human touch. Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP's cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. HR. Talent. Benefits. Payroll. Compliance. Working together to build a better workforce. Because every practice is different, ADP offers flexible options for accounting professionals and their clients, including valuable tax resources and compliance tools. You'll also get access to our award-winning cloud solution Accountant ConnectSM to help you stay connected to your ADP client data. Learn more about how you can partner with ADP by visiting us at adp.com/accountant.
Jessica Higgins • 225.287.8373 • Jessica.Higgins@ADP.com
Cardinal Capital connects business to capital. We are a commercial finance consulting firm that works with organizations of all sizes, lifecycle stages, categories and locations. With thousands of sources of capital, we find the right capital solution for any business situation.
Rob Powell • 225.308.3700 • email@example.com
Door Prize: Selected Bourbon and Spirits
CSSI is the premier company providing IRS defined engineering-based cost segregation studies and repair regulations economic analysis for building owners. CSSI has completed over 15,000 studies nationally, with properties ranging from $150,000 to $750,000 in cost.
Pam Richardson • 225.278.-3635 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Lumpkin Agency helps all types of businesses maximize cash flow by taking advantage of the accelerated depreciation identified by a cost segregation study, which we provide. We also specialize in interpreting the tangible property regulations and applying them to your property.
Mark Lumpkin • 225.268.1157 • email@example.com
With more than 400 specialized locations worldwide, Robert Half is dedicated to connecting you with professionals with skills well-matched to your hiring needs.
Shana Silcio • 504.529.9747 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomson Reuters Checkpoint is the industry-leading provider of unsurpassed research options and expert guidance. RIA, WG&L, PPC, EBIA, and Quickfinder experts cover critical topics in key areas including federal tax, state and local tax, international tax, accounting, audit, and corporate finance.
Jonathan Therio • 504.272.0932 • email@example.com
USI is a leader in insurance brokerage and consulting providing employee benefit solutions, property and casualty solutions, and specialty products.
Bill Crombie • 504.355.5031 • Bill.Crombie@usi.com
Whitney offers expertise in all aspects of Commercial Banking, Treasury Services, International Banking, and specialized financial solutions. From operating accounts with great value to sophisticated financing solutions to treasury products that help you manage your payments and deposits, our job is to anticipate the needs of your business.
Jerry Brodnax • 504.299.5260 • firstname.lastname@example.org