The Indus Entrepreneurs of the Carolinas will host a discussion on how to do business with the state of North Carolina at its dinner meeting on Dec. 14.

The event starts at 6 PM and is free for those who pre-register. There will be no registration on site.

Panelists for the discussion include George Bakolia, the state’s chief information officer; his deputy, Bill Willis; Joe Lithgo, chief operation officer of the IT department for the state; and Mark Hughes, CIO of the Department of Natural resources.

The event will take place at One Eleven Place, 111 Realtors Way, in Cary.

To register, go to: