Creative Cajun Cooking

John Derrick of Total Boiler accepts a spice kit by Jimmy Babin of Creative Cajun Cooking from Leo Melancon.

Night Bowfishing Trip

Ascension Equipment won a night fishing trip. Gary Giffel accepts their certificate from Leo Melancon at Gonzales 18. Provided by Capt. Brandy Savoy of A Shot In The Dark Charters.

​Free Booth!
All Crane of Louisiana was the free booth WINNER at Gonzales 18. Micah Murchie accepts their Free Booth from Leo Melancon of GCIExpo to be used at a future GCIExpo of their choice. 


​Coming​ Tuesday and Wednesday January 23rd & 24th, 2018 at the Clarion Inn Conference Center and the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.

You may register to exhibit, attend, speak, attend the networking soiree or join the mailing list by clicking on the links above. Advertising and sponsorships are also available.

​​Networking Soiree
​​The GCIExpo Networking Soiree will be held at the Clarion Inn and Conference Center in Gonzales, LA on January 23rd. You can enjoy music, speakers, refreshments, market updates, and a chance to make new business contacts in a casual, social setting.

Place and time:
Clarion Inn and Conference Center, Gonzales LA., on January 23rd. Registration starts at 5PM and the Networking Soiree starts at 6PM, until 10PM. You can register online via the "Attend" tab, or at the door.

-Exhibitors will receive 4 free tickets with the purchase of their booth.
-Sponsors and Advertisers will receive a certain amount of free tickets. Amount of tickets given will depend on sponsorship or advertising purchased.
-Attendees can purchase tickets online at $50.00 each or at the door for $75.00 each. 

-NO PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Cutoff date for online ticket purchases is January 15th.
-VIP Guests, End Users, Decision Makers, Purchasing, Recommenders, etc your entry is FREE.
-Additional tickets can be purchased in lots of 5 at $225.00 or lots of 10 at $400.00.

Soiree Schedule:
5PM-6PM: Registration

6:10PM: Opening speaker: Mr. Maurice “Termite” Watkins
                Termite is an Ex Professional Boxer, Olympic Boxing Coach and ARETE HONOR RECIPIENT. He has spoken to corporate giants Shell, Valero, Dow Exxon/Mobil, Motiva, Marathon the FBI and many others.
                Subject: Safety Attitudes in the workplace

7:15PM: Speaker: Industrial Information Resources
                Industrial Info Resources is the Global Leader for Industrial, Power and Energy Market Intelligence. 
                  Subject: 2018 Market Outlook for Louisiana

6-10PM: Speakers and Refreshments

                  LAISSEZ LES BONS TEMPS ROULER!!!

Saltwater Fishing Trip for 3

​Yaskawa was the recipient of a saltwater fishing trip at Gonzales 18. Ron Dufresne accepts their certificate from Leo Melancon. Provided by Capt. Pete Miller of Rod Benders Charters.

La Quinta One Night Stay 

Janet Cahill of Protective Door Industries was the recipient of this prize.

Numerous Giveaways

Provided by Acadian Advertising

Pelican Point Golf Trip

TEMPAIR was the recipient of a free round of golf for four at Pelican Point from Leo Melancon at Gonzales 18. Provided by Kip Hernandez of Pelican Point Golf Club.

Special Thanks to John Gray - The Jazz Man

for providing the @nd Line Mardi Gras Jazz band entertainment by students at The Dunham School.

Showcasing the Industrial Gulf South