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HPG to Sponsor Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 9, 2017) ― Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (“HPG”), a Triangle-based CPA firm serving the financial management needs of local, multistate, and international businesses, as well as their owners, will be sponsoring the Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase 2017 on Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11 in The Cotton Room at Golden Belt in Durham, North Carolina.

This year, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center will bring together ag biotech investment firms, global ag biotech companies, and other key stakeholders in the industry for the fifth annual Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase. The event will provide information sharing, networking, and partnering for industry professionals.

“HPG is excited and honored to sponsor this year’s Ag Biotech Entrepreneurial Showcase,” says Rod Wilson, HPG Senior Manager and Ag Biotech Practice Leader. “As we continue to expand our Ag Biotech practice, this showcase is a great opportunity to learn about new trends and technologies, network with industry thought leaders, and share our knowledge in the area.”

The 2017 Showcase will feature a new venue, formal partnering system, and a new program format from mid-day on May 10th through lunch on May 11th. This year’s keynote, Vern Hawkins, President of Syngenta Crop Protection, will share his perspective on innovation and the value it provides in support of agribusiness. This year will also feature crop biotech and animal health breakthrough technologies. For more information, or to register visit

About Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP:
For more than 30 years, HPG, an independent North Carolina CPA firm, has served the needs of local, multistate, and international businesses. More than just an accounting firm, HPG’s mission is working together to REACH success. The Firm utilizes specialized teams to address the unique tax, audit, accounting, and advisory needs of owner-managed and investor-owned clients across a wide range of industries.

The Firm is a member of CPAmerica International and an affiliate member of Crowe Horwath International. HPG CPAs leverage these memberships to provide national and global accounting expertise and resources for the Firm’s clients. Visit