Sept 30 - October  3,  2012
Renaissance Nashville Hotel and Nashville Convention Center




The GMRC Gas Machinery Conference includes a wide range of short courses, technical papers and technology updates, presented by the industry's leading subject matter experts. The conference also includes a vendor exhibit with over 120 companies 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.

Event Information

  • Conference Registration Fees: Member - $595; Non-Member - $750 ; ; S; S
  • Spouse/Guest Fee $100 (includes breakfast, tour and dinner)
  • General Schedule:
      Sun, 9/30 Registration and Welcome Reception
      Mon, 10/01 Registration, Sessions, Conference Luncheon & Speaker
        Reception and Monday Night Football Party
      Tue, 10/02 Breakfast, Sessions, Exhibits open
        Lunch and Reception (both in exhibit hall)
      Wed, 10/03 Exhibits, Sessions, Lunch (in exhibit hall),
        Closing Reception & Dinner




  • Questions? Email or phone (972) 620-8505 and someone will be happy to assist you
  • Note:  If you want register 10 or more people and receive a single group invoice, please contact Farlene Powell at or (972) 620-4025 for assistance

Hotel Information

TBA (hotel website)

  • GMRC Rate: $179
  • Cutoff date: September 9, 2011.
  • For reservations call 800-327-6618 and ask for the GMRC group rate
  • For online reservations, click here.   When making an online reservation in the hotel site, verify that the group code is: gmrgmra

    If you need to make a group reservation for 10 or more people, please contact Group Housing Coordinator, Amy Akers, at or 615-493-4027. 

TBA (hotel website)

  • GMRC Rate $174.00
  • Cutoff date: September 12, 2011
  • For reservations call 800-445-8667 and ask for the GMRC group rate
  • For online reservations, click here and use the group code: GMR (hotel website)



Sponsorship - Exhibits - Advertising

  • Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Click here for information. 
  • Exhibit Fees: 10x10 $1250 Member/$1595 Non-member;  10x20 $2500 Member/$3190 Non-member; 20x20 $5000 Member/$6380 Non-member.  Exhibit registration is open. Please click here to reserve your booth. (NOTE: The exhibit hall is sold out, please contact Jane Butler if you would like to be put on a waiting list).       C  Clik
  • Advertising opportunities are available for the GMC Today, the official daily publication of the Conference.  For information, email Nicole Reilley, GMRC Communications Specialist, or phone (972) 620-4026.


  • For exhibitor planning information from Freeman, click here
  • To view the interactive exhibit hall and plan your trade show time, click here


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Any use of the name Gas Machinery Conference, Gas Machinery Research Council, GMC, GMC Today, GMRC or similar titles must be approved in advance by GMRC. The Gas Machinery Research Council is a subsidiary of Southern Gas Association.


Updated 1/8/2012