Showcasing the Industrial Gulf South

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.

Numerous Giveaways

Provided by Acadian Advertising

Special Thanks to John Gray - The Jazz Man

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

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.

​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.

GONZALES 2018 Vendors & Attendees

4B Plastics Inc
A+ Corporation LLC 
Acadian Advertising 
Accurate Field Machining Services LLC 
Accelerated Cost Recovery Solutions 
Advantage Resourcing 
Advance Products & Systems Inc 
Allied Bearing & Supply 
Alltec Lifting Systems LLC 
Alpha Process Sales Inc 
Ascension Parish 
Associated Builders & Contractors Inc 
Atlas Copco 
Automation Control Co 
B&H Distributors Inc 
BIC Alliance 
Biggie Crane & Rigging Co 
BK Corrosion 
BMI Burrus & Matthews Inc 
BS&B Inventory Management Systems Inc 
Carbide Technologies Inc 
Cembell Industries Inc 
Chlor-Rid International Inc 
Core Occupational Medicine 
Delta Machine & Ironworks Inc 
Diez Signs 
Dorstener Wire Tech Inc 
EnPro Industrial Services 
Entergis Testing & Sealing 
Excel USA 
Fisk Corporation 
Fitok Valves & Fittings 
Fluid Engineering, Inc 
Forged Components Inc 
Geau Enterprise LLC 
The Global Group 
Great River Industries 
Gulf Coast Occupational Medicine 
Hancock Whitney 
Hargrove Engineering 
Harrington Industrial Plastics 
Hart Industries Inc 
Herc Rentals 
Hunter Buildings 
ILD Inc 
Impact Cooling Solutions LLC 
Increase Performance 
Industrial Alloy Fabrication 
Industrial Components-AR, LLC 
Innovative Surface Prep LLC 
Jack Doheny Companies 
JGB Enterprise Inc 
Kennon Supply Company 
Knauf Insulation 
La Greca Services Inc 
La Quinta Inns & Suites 
LPR Construction 
Magnus & Company 
Marine & Industrial 
Matheson Gas 
Mechanical Systems Inc 
Metal Graphics Inc 
MetalTech Service Center 
Mustang Coatings, LLC 
Niko Industries 
Pac-Van Inc 
Pelican Promotions 
PeopleReady TrueBlue 
Piping & Equipment Inc 
PM International Suppliers 
Primoris Services Corporation 
ProAct Services Corporation 
Quantum Technical Services 
Riesa Construction 
Ringers Gloves 
Schaeffer Oil 
Siarc Inc Oil & Fuel 
SMC Corporation of America 
Special Metals Welding 
SpringHill Suites by Marriott 
Summit Electric Supply 
Sun Coast Resources Inc 
Sunbelt Rentals Industrial Services 
Temp-Air Inc 
The Colt Group 
The Cook Hotel 
Titan Contracting 
Tolunay-Wong Engineers Inc 
Total Boiler & Mechanical LLC 
Total Energy 
TRI Nova Inc 
Turtle Hughes 
Twin Peaks 
United Safety 
Wolseley Industrial Group 
Wyatt Field Service Co 

 Industrial Info 
Sunbelt Rentals 
Quantum Tech Service 
Core Occupational Medicine 
Tiger Industrial  
Temp Air 
Herc Rentals 
Southern Lube 
Turtle & Hughes 
 Acadian Advertising 
United Safety 
Creative Cooking 
Twin Peaks 
Jack Doheny 
Ascension Equipment 
Total Boiler 
National Trench Safety 
Biggie Crane 

Mass Tech/Safe Cut 
Critical 2-Way 

Wolseley Industrial Group 
Hargrove Engineering 
Summit Electric 
ILD, Inc 
All Crane of La 
BCS Switch Gear 
Tilted Kilt 
Metal Tech Service Center 
Diez Signs 
Woven Metal 
Ascension Golf Carts 
Industrial Alloy 
Kennon Supply 
Lab Process Gases  
Accelerated Cost 
Harrington Plastics 
Metal Graphics 
Advantage Resource 
Accurate Field Service 
Carbide Tech 
Marine & Industrial 
B&H Distributors 
Protective Door 
Clayton Industries