GMRC GAs MachinerY Conference

October 1 - 4, 2017

David L Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, PA


Thank you to all the attendees, volunteers, planning committee members, speakers, instructors and sponsors. Please mark your calendar to join us for the 2017 Gas Machinery Conference on October 1-4 in Pittsburgh!

>>>   Watch the 2016 Gas Machinery Conference Highlight Video   <<<





GMRC GAs MachinerY Conference

October 2 - 5, 2016

Colorado Convention Center  & Hyatt Regency| Denver, CO


The GMRC Gas Machinery Conference provides three days of technical training and presentations, presented by the industry's leading subject matter experts. The conference includes a vendor exhibit showcasing the latest equipment, technology and services.

Educational sessions and networking opportunities are valuable for design engineers, facility engineers, technicians and others, with an emphasis on the operation, maintenance, and testing of gas compression machinery. 

Click to view video highlights from the GMC 2015 Conference in Austin, TX.


GMC 2016 Keynote Speaker:  Peter Ricchiuti

A Funny Economist Delivering Real Insight In Challenging Times

Peter Ricchiuti (Ri-Shooty) is the business school professor you wish you had in college. He teaches courses on the financial markets and his humor and insight have twice made him the school’s top professor.

Peter Started his career with the investment firm of Kidder Peabody & Co and later managed over $3 billion as the assistant treasurer for the State of Louisiana. In 1993 he started the school’s highly acclaimed Burkenroad Reports student stock research program which was recently named as the top experiential learning course in the world.

He has been featured widely in the financial media including; BARRONS, The New York Times, The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal. In 2014, he wrote his first book STOCKS UNDER ROCKS and hosts a popular business radio show on National Public Radio in New Orleans called OUT TO LUNCH.

Peter has addressed more than 1000 groups in 47 states. These include groups of nuns, tin can manufacturers, money managers, waterpark owners, insurance professionals and NFL players.

                                                               Thank You to Our Sponsors!  

Monday Night Reception    Monday Night Football Party         Tuesday Breakfast          Welcome to
    Denver Reception
      Hotel Key Cards
             Conference Bags          Water Bottles             Lanyards      Monday AM & PM
   Refreshment Breaks
       Tuesday PM
 Refreshment Break


Sun, Oct 2
Registration and Welcome Reception Sponsored by Siemens at the Hyatt Regency
Mon, Oct 3
Technical Sessions, Conference Luncheon, Keynote Speaker, Reception Sponsored by Ariel at the McNichols Civic Center and Monday Night Football Party Sponsored by Dresser-Rand at Lucky Strikes
Tues, Oct 4
Conference Breakfast Sponsored by Hoerbiger at the Convention Center, Technical Sessions, Exhibits open, Lunch and Reception (both in exhibit hall)
Wed, Oct 5
Exhibits, Technical Sessions, Lunch (in exhibit hall), Closing Reception & Dinner

EVENT SPONSORSHIPSPlease contact Jane Butler for information about sponsorship opportunities.  Available Sponsorships

                                         Interest in who attends this conference?  View the 2015 Event Company Title Roster Here.

GMC TODAY - GMC Today is the official daily publication of the GMC 2016 conference. To publish an article or advertise in the GMC Today, please contact Joni Pullen

GMRC MEMBERSHIP - Please contact Jane Butler for information on becoming a member of GMRC.


  • Conference Registration Fees: Member - $595; Non-Member - $895.
  • Spouse/Guest Fee $125 - Includes:3 breakfasts, opening lunch, receptions and closing dinner
  • Day passes are NOT available for the Conference.

CONFERENCE BENEFITS - All conference registrants receive:   

  • Access to all GMC technical sessions
  • Certificate of completion for Professional Development Hours, upon request
  • Lunches including opening general session/keynote speaker
  • Receptions, parties, and closing dinner with complimentary food and beverage
  • Access to the Exhibit Hall   





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  Exhibitor Move-In:
     Mon 10/3      Exhibitors move-in      8:00 a.m. to   5:00 p.m.
     Tue  10/4      Exhibitors move-in      7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
  Exhibit Hours:
     Tue 10/4       Exhibit hall open        11:00 a.m. to   6:30 p.m.
     Wed 10/5      Exhibit hall open        11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.
  Exhibitor Move-Out:
     Wed 10/5      Exhibitors move-out   12:45 p.m. to   6:00 p.m.


Hyatt Regency Denver @ the Colorado Convention Center

Reservations: GMC Housing Service

Reservations must be made through the GMC Housing Service to receive the GMRC rate.

Attendees must contact the GMC housing website directly to make reservations. Any contact from a 3rd party claiming
to be a booking agent for GMRC should be considered a scam.




     2017 - Oct. 1 - 4, Pittsburgh PA
     2018 - Sept 30 - Oct 3 - Kansas City, MO
     2019 - Sept 29 - Oct 2 - San Antonio, TX

Gas Machinery Conference, Gas Machinery Research Council, GMC Today, and GMRC are copyrighted and use must be approved in advance by GMRC. The Gas Machinery Research Council is a subsidiary of Southern Gas Association

GMC Factoids:  Between 1100 and1200 total attendees.  (attendance has increased 35% the past three years); 276 total companies represented; 137 exhibiting companies...............17 countries represented (Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, China, Columbia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany,  Mexico, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the US.......................30 to 40 technical papers; 13 to 15 three hour short courses; 12 to 15 short technology updates

Past Conferences

2016 Conference in Denver, CO - 2016 Highlights Video

2015 Conference in Austin, TX -  2015 Highlights and Video

2014 Conference in Nashville, TN

2013 Conference in Albuquerque, NM


 Last updated 08/02/2016