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2022 Annual Seminar – August 3-5, 2022 – Join us in New Orleans!

The 117th annual Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association (GICA) seminar will take place August 3-5, 2022 at the Westin in downtown New Orleans again this year!

GICA’s 117th Annual Seminar
August 3-5, 2022
WESTIN New Orleans
100 Iberville Street
New Orleans, LA 

We’re pleased to again host our annual three-day seminar, presenting a great opportunity for learning and sharing information among our many diverse member-groups and stakeholders.

Double click here to review the latest Agenda: 2022 GICA Seminar Agenda
GOLF – Our golf outing is scheduled for the morning of Wednesday August 3rd 8:30 AM tee time at the Lakewood Golf Club, New Orleans. Golfers will enjoy coffee and donuts prior to tee off and soft drinks and beer on the course during play. There is a nominal fee of $100 for golf and HOLE SPONSORSHPS are available. Contact David Abney of Reliant Maritime for details: 985-960-1440

SPOUSES – A separate spouse’s event will NOT be held this year during the 2022 117th Annual Seminar.

EXHIBITORS – Are an integral part of our Seminar. Exhibitors can expect to reach an outstanding audience of waterways, maritime & industry experts during the event. Do not miss this opportunity to advertise your company’s value to our diverse seminar attendees.

SPONSORS Please consider continuing your support of GICA through a Seminar Sponsorship. The financial support we gain from our generous sponsors is essential to maintaining the posture and credibility of our organization. This will be especially true as we look to improve the excellent industry support provided by GICA to date.

Sponsors’ LOGOs will appear in printed materials and slideshow loop

There are four levels of sponsorship:

Platinum – $2,500 and up;  Gold – $1000 and up;  Silver -$750 and up; Bronze– up to $749

REGISTER – either online or by mail, and make your
hotel reservations as soon as possible.


On line Registration is preferred, however you may also print a Combined Registration Form 2022 and mail to:

GICA Seminar PO Box 2698 Covington, LA 70434

RESERVE YOUR ROOM – Call the WESTIN (504) 566-7006 or access their website 2022 GICA Seminar Hotel Reservations  to reserve your room at the GICA GROUP RATE OF $143.

For our government partners, the Westin will offer the government room rate per the latest JFTR guidance. CALL the Westin: (504) 566-7006 for government rate reservations.

Our Room Block is available through July 12, 2022

Keynote Speaker – The Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association (GICA) is pleased to announce Congressman (R-MO) Sam Graves, ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee (and who will chair that committee in 2023 should Republicans retake the majority in the House), will be the keynote speaker during the 117th annual GICA seminar.

Congressman Graves will provide his remarks during lunch on Thursday, August 4th. The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has jurisdiction over the Coast Guard and the navigation programs of the Army Corps of Engineers.

This will be a great opportunity for us to learn more about the plans of the committee and educate one of its leaders about the issues facing the GIWW.

For more information regarding Representative Graves, who represents the 6th District of Missouri, visit

We look forward to seeing you in August at the 117th Annual GICA Seminar!!!!! 


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