(INDIANAPOLIS) — Two critical areas for Hoosier businesses – taxes and energy management – are the focus of upcoming events presented by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce.

The 2017 Indiana Tax Conference returns August 10 to the Ritz Charles in Carmel. Pressing topics such as federal tax reform, strategies for handling a changing tax landscape, and recent tax developments and trends will be discussed.

Sponsored by BKD CPAs & Advisors, the tax conference will include speakers from various legal and accounting firms that will help participants identify the issues critical to staying in compliance and reducing tax liability.

Gold sponsor is MCM CPAs & Advisors; the silver sponsors are DMA, and Indiana Michigan Power. Cost: $499; or $399 with Indiana Chamber member discount.

On August 15-16, the 2017 Indiana Conference on Energy Management will take place at the Indianapolis Marriott East. The conference will cover current trends in energy management in Indiana and how companies can prepare for a changing energy landscape. Discover the latest in energy buying, conservation and compliance. An expo will also be available on August 15.

A representative from the Federal Bureau of Investigation will discuss cybersecurity and energy in an opening keynote presentation. Other topics include the future of energy storage and battery technology developments, solar thermal potential, and water and energy conservation solutions. Panel discussions will also take place.

Gold sponsors are EDF Energy Services; Direct Energy Business; IceMiller; MacAllister Machinery; Vectren Energy. Silver sponsors are Citizens Energy Group; Cummins, Inc.; Geronimo Energy; Indiana Michigan Power; NIPSCO. Cost: $499; $399 with Indiana Chamber member discount; $199 with government employee discount.

Visit www.indianachamber.com/events-products/conferences/ to register today.

Other training opportunities in August include:

  • OSHA 10-Hour Course for General Industry, August 22-23 at the Indiana Chamber Conference Center in downtown Indianapolis. List price: $599; discounted Indiana Chamber member price: $499
  • OSHA 30-Hour Course for General Industry, August 22-25 at the Indiana Chamber Conference Center in downtown Indianapolis. List price: $899; discounted Indiana Chamber member price: $1,099

Wilder Allen, president of Safety Management Corporation, will present both events and lunch is provided. Group discounts are available. Register at www.indianachamber.com/events-products/conferences/.


The Indiana Chamber partners with 25,000 members and investors – representing over four million Hoosiers – to achieve the mission of “cultivating a world-class environment which provides economic opportunity and prosperity.”