37th River and Marine Industry Seminar

InterContinental-New Orleans
444 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana, 70130

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
(Welcoming Reception Only)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
Registration opens: 7:15 AM
Conference: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
Registration opens: 7:30 AM
Conference: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday, April 5th, 2019
Breakfast Buffet: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration opens: 8:00 AM
Conference: 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM


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Registration Fees:
Seminar Attire - Business

For those NOT-REGISTERED for the Seminar
If payment received in advance --- $125.00
If payment received at the door --- $150.00
Reception Attire - Business Casual

What to expect?
Slideshow from our 2018 River & Marine Industry Seminar

See Updates below for further Information

Time remaining till our 2019 Seminar:

Further information will be posted here as it become available.
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HOT Bullet 2/1/2019 - Brochures were mailed on Wednesday - We are now accepting Seminar Registrations for 2019 - If your current address is not in our database or you do not receive a brochure, you can view/print the contents by clicking one of the links at the bottom of this page.

Speaker Changes - Keynote Spaeaker - CAPT Andrew Sugimoto is replacing RADM Paul Thomas.
On the Wednesday topic - "Recent Developments" - John Karpousis is replacing John Walsh.
On the Thursday Panel - "The Never Ending Laws, Rules and Regulations" - CAPT Wayne Arguin is replacing CAPT Kevin Kiefer. John H. Korn will not be on this panel.

Seminar Registration Cancellation Policy - Refund less $300.00 cancellation fee. To avoid the fee, you have the option to transfer your 2019 payment to another associate in your company or you can apply your payment to your or an associate's registration fee to attend in 2020 but not beyond. Cancellations MUST be in writing prior to the seminar send to: GNOBFA@gnobfa.com - NO-SHOWS do not qualify as a transfer request. Reception cancellations are non-refundable. There are no exceptions to the cancellation policy.

Seminar Welcoming Reception - GNOBFA Seminar activities will begin with a Reception Tuesday evening at the InterContinental New Orleans from 6:00PM - 8:00PM. The price for this event IS INCLUDED in your Seminar Registration.

For NON-Seminar registrants who wish to ONLY attend the Reception, the price if payment received in advance: $125.00. If payment received at the door: $150.00. You can pay by check, credit card or cash at the door the evening of the event.

HOT Bullet ONLINE REGISTRATION - Until 5:00PM Monday April 1st, you can register and pay online for the Seminar (INCLUDES Reception) or just the Reception (if NOT ATTENDING the Seminar) by clicking Register OnLine. To View/Print the Brochure contents, click the link at the bottom of this page.

When paying by check, please make the check payable to:

Greater New Orleans Barge Fleeting Association

(for USPS deliveries ONLY) send to:

River and Marine Industry Seminar
P.O. Box 232
Hahnville, LA 70057

for NON-USPS type deliveries (Fed-Ex, UPS, etc) send to:

Cooper/Consolidated, LLC
c/o Robin Rogers / GNOBFA
665 LA Hwy 628
Laplace, LA 70068

Note: Once we process your payment, an email will be sent within seven days containing seminar information along with your Registration Number for the event you selected to attend. Due to the high demand for registrations, your registration request will only be held for 7 days.

Rooms at the InterContinental-New Orleans - Seminar price does not include hotel accommodations. Rooms have been reserved at a rate of $209.00, single/double occupancy. Those not registered for the seminar or reception are subject to be charged the posted rate. The hotel deadline to reserve a room is extended to March 25th, 2019 at 5:00 PM. Rooms in the block are reserved on a first come basis. The link below may not work after the deadline date unless the hotel agrees to extend the deadline. A dedicated website may still be available for attendees to book their hotel rooms online: https://book.passkey.com/e/49825565. Reservations for the InterContinental New Orleans can also be made by calling (800) 235-4670. When making hotel reservations, please reference the GNOBFA RIVER AND MARINE SEMINAR.

HOT Bullet Continuing Education - Credit Hours are listed on our C.E. Credit page as they become approved.

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