The Backups

* Safety, Screening & Medical, Consultants & Suppliers

* Specialty Contractors, Services & Training

* Suppliers & Specialty Suppliers

* Heat Transfer & Recovery Equipment, Components, Replacement Parts, Audits and Management

* Instrumentation, Process Controls & Panels

* Valves & Actuators, Pumps & Systems

* Process Skids & Modules

* Inspection, NDT & Heat Training

* Metals, Steel Processing & Forming

* Code & Non-Code Fabricators & Machine Shops

* Riggers, Trucking, Hauling & Hot Shooting

* Blasting, Cleaning & Coating

* Environmental Management, Contractors, Suckers, Pumpers, Boxes & Disposal.

* Rental & Leasing, Rental vs. Leasing vs. Purchasing  Consultants, Specialty Industrial Lenders, Business – Taxation and P&L Consultants

Our Company


Purchase a 5 show package and get the 6th one FREE at the show of your choice

Purchase a 3 show package and get the 4th one at  50% OFF at the show of your choice.

Purchase a 2 show package and get FREE advertising at the show of your choice.  

Corpus Christi 18

November, 2018

Port Arthur 18

October, 2018

* Refineries
* Petro-Chemical
* Chemical

* Ammonia
* Power
* Pulp & Paper

* Manufacturing
* Oil & Gas ... And More

Our Names
Gulf Coast Industrial Expo, LLC
Gulf Coast Industrial Connects, LLC
Registered State: Louisiana
Our Headquarters & Mailing Address
PO Box 1500
Gonzales, LA 70707

Our Contact Info
Email Address:
Office Phone: 225-276-8399

Leo’s Cell: 225-290-9900

Our Staff

Leo Melancon: Director & Sales
Linda Patterson:

Administratve Assistant & Sales

Tiffany, Shamaine , Terry & Tee Tiffani:

Coordinators & Data Entry

Dylan Richardson: 

Social Media & Data Entry

Joe “Jones” Melancon:
Move In / Out Logistics
​​: Graphics & Website Design

Our Accounting
Latuso and Johnson CPA, LLC
114 E Ascension Street
Gonzales, LA 70737
Phone: 225-647-2824
Contact: Mickey Latuso, CPA

Coming Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 to the Lake Charles Civic Center

Who would benefit?
* Owners
* Managers
* Department Heads
* Engineers
* Designers
* Consultants

* Purchasing/Procurement
* QA/QC…
* Maintenance
* Reliability
* Planners & Schedulers
* Estimators
* Coordinators
* Operations
...and all industrial-minded folks.

Pay Us a Visit

When you know you are going to be in the Gonzales, LA area, let us know. We have a full kitchen with something to snack on, a lounging area, an extra desk, Free Wi-Fi, a lot of market updates, good company, and as always, a few pops in the fridge.

Port Arthur 17

October10th, 2017

Hey, would you like to be a Presenter / Speaker? Let us know and we will see if it’s a fit. It’s Free.

Click on Show Location for More Information

Lake Charles 17 Booth Layout and Pricing is now available – click on show link below to view details.  You can also register to Exhibit, to Attend, to be a Speaker or to be added to our mailing list by clicking the appropriate link above.  Advertising and Sponsorships are also available.  For questions concerning our upcoming

Lake Charles 17 show, email us at

Conference & Expo Contact
Gulf Coast Industrial Expo
P. O. Box 1500, Gonzales, La. 70707

Office: 225-276-8399

Leo Melancon


(Sorry, Leo does not personally tweet, text,  etc.)

The best way to catch Leo is to call or email him.

Gonzales 18

April, 2018

The Projects

* Capitol
* Expansions
* Upgrades
* Revamps
* Retrofits
* Turnarounds
* Shutdowns

* Maintenance

* Reliability
... And More

Leo Melancon GCIExpo Director Profile: "Old School" "Old Values". For well over 50 years Leo was the owner/manager of a mid-sized company offering industrial sales, design/engineering, fabrication and specialty field construction. His mission statement has always been, "Just do what you say you are going to do and everything will be okay".

Thank You for your participation and enjoy the show!
                                  - Leo Melancon (GCIExpo Director)


Jason Church, General Manager of Cust-O-Fab’s Beaumont operations being recognized as the Beaumont 16 Give A Wish Donation Box sponsor by Nicole Hidalgo and Donny Trahan of the Give A Wish Foundation. Thank you Jason and all the guys at CUST-O-FAB.

 Our Focus:

Occasional Capital Projects, Expansions, Upgrades, Revamps, Retrofits, Turnarounds, Shutdowns, Maintenance and the people, equipment, products, supplies and appurtenances to complete these type projects.

Beginning 2018 all GCIExpos will have a social networking soiree the evening prior to its trade shows.  Exhibitors will have the opportunity to invite a certain number of VIP guests.  RSVP will be required. 

Donations for a Good Cause

Participants - Invite your Customers

And the charity that we support is

Contact: Paula Livingston at

2019 and 2020 Show Dates are Available

The Players

* Designers
* Engineers
* Manager

* Procurement

* Manufacturing
* Specialty &
   General Contractors
* Fabricators
* Safety
.... And More

Our Insurance
Acosta Insurance Agency
44429 Hwy 429 Suite 3
St. Amant, LA 70774
Phone: 225-644-4334
Contact: Tammie Acosta, Owner/Agent

Our Bank
Whitney National Bank
908 N Airline Hwy
Gonzales, LA 70737
Phone: 225-621-2265
Contact: Tiffany Miller, VP and Manager or
Shemaine Richardson, Assistant VP

Our Legal
Williams, Parrault & Hester
2133 Silverside Drive Ste. D
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-761-7770
Contact: Lynn E. Williams, Attorney at Law

Our Advertising
Diez Signs
Diez Signs, Gonzales, LA 70737

Acadian Advertising

Acadian Advertising, Baton Rouge, LA 70809


Our Conferences are Technical and Practical
On occasion, our Technical Presentations will offer PDH Credits.
If you would like to make a presentation, please let us know about it at:

Lake Charles 17

June 20th, 2017



SUMMIT ELECTRIC SUPPLY was the FREE BOOTH WINNER at Beaumont 16. Eddie Yates of Summit accepts their Free Booth from Victoria Caldarera of GCIExpo to be used at a future GCIExpo of their choice. That’s why we call him “Lucky Eddie”.

A donation box will be near registration to benefit Give a Wish

Foundation of Louisiana and Texas. A donation amount of your

choice will be greatly appreciated, as 100% of the collected proceeds and Advertising Opportunity Sponsorship Fee will be donated to a good cause.

Mobile 18

Jan/Feb, 2018

Lake Charles 18

July, 2018