14 Mining Conference to add to your Calendar

14 Mining conferences

Conferences are always known to be great for so many things, some of which include the food, the catching up with friends and colleagues, the networking experience, the beautiful exhibition, the quality of information that would be passed across, and the possible deals initiated or closed at the event and lots more.

The Mining and Mineral industry is not different. There are several conferences with themes that centered around the happenings in the industry. Several of them occur on a yearly basis, some are niched while others allow for broad and diverse delegate attendance.

Listed below are 14 of the conferences you might want to include in your calendar.

Mining Indaba

Over the past two decades, this event held in the city of Cape Town, South Africa has grown to become the largest mining investment conference in the world. It aims to capitalize and develop mining in Africa.

Africa Down Under (ADU)

ADU has grown to become the largest African-focused mining event held outside of the continent itself. It has been the leading forum for Australia-Africa business relations and it always held at Australia’s mining capital -Perth.

Mining Investment Conference

Mining Investment conferences is a chain of investment focused conferences held within Africa and outside. Its partnership with Women in Mining and its dedicated mining tech session makes the conference unique for delegates from across several countries.

BMO Global Metals & Mining Conference

 For over two decades the BMO Capital Markets: an arm of Bank of Montreal had organized this event. The annual conference brings together metals and mining industry leaders and institutional investors from around the world – more than 1,500 professionals representing approximately 500 organizations from 35 countries and 6 continents. The event is considered a barometer of industry sentiment for the year to come, featuring presentations from some of the world’s largest metals and mining companies.

PDAC Convention

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC). PDAC’s convention is the most-attended event for the World’s Mineral Exploration and Mining Sector with over 25,000 persons from 135 countries in attendance. the event occurs every year In Canada.

International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC)

 The International Mining and Resources Conference is Australia’s largest mining conference Bringing together Global Mining Leaders to connect with Technology, Finance, and the Future.


Sponsored by the National Mining Association(NMA), the Mine Expo is the World’s largest mining equipment, products, and services exhibition. The show exhibits the mining and mineral processing technologies, state-of-the-art machinery, and equipment for the metal and nonmetal mining processing industries.  Unlike other conferences, it occurs every 4 years at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Nevada, USA.  Its last edition had about 44,000 in attendance.

Future of Mining

A conference designed to step away from the conventional conference models. The events bring together experts from c-suite rank to the operations and service experts to answer and define the current and future mining landscape. Also, a showcase of the latest technology, innovation, and services by leading companies makes it a distinctive conference. Its chain of conferences occurs in 3 locations yearly – Australia, London, and America.

Mine and Money

With annual events holding in London, New York, Hong Kong, Australia, and Toronto, the Mines and Money conference is one of the leading capital-raising and mining investment conferences in the industry. Its One and a half decades of experience in bringing together investors, explorers, and developers make it a delight for delegates to come together to network, hear market analysis, compare investment opportunities, share knowledge, discuss, debate, and most importantly do business.

SME Annual Conference and Expo

SME Annual Conference & Expo gives participants access to a forum for more than 6,000 industry professionals from across the world to share innovative ideas, best practices, and cutting-edge research in more than 120 technical sessions along with an expansive marketplace of more than 575 exhibiting companies. SME Annual Conference and Expo provides excellent platforms for sharing your passion for the industry, connect with seasoned professional, government, and NGO representatives.

China Mining Conference and Exhibition

China Mining and Conferences and Exhibition is one of the world’s largest mining and mining investment conference held every year in Tianjin, China. CHINA MINING(as it is popularly called) covers the whole mining industry chain including geological survey, exploration and development, mineral rights trade, mining investment, and financing, smelting and processing, technology and equipment, mining services. The event also serves as a communication bridge for domestic and international mining companies and related agencies. 

Europe Gold Forum (EGF)

The European Gold Forum (EGF) is the Continent’s oldest and largest gathering of precious commodity equities. EGF showcases a majority of the world’s publicly traded gold and silver companies when measured by production or reserves. EGF is hosted each April in Zurich, Switzerland.

The European Gold Forum (EGF) is Europe’s only independent investment event serving the precious metals sector. The EGF offers an unparalleled representation of private and publicly traded precious metal equities spanning all stages of production, development, and exploration

World Copper Conference

CRU’s World Copper Conference is the world’s premier copper conference and attracts over 500 delegates.  Together with CESCO Week, the event constitutes one of the most important gatherings in the mining industry. This CEO-level meeting boasts an impressive delegation of industry decision-makers and is the best opportunity to hear from copper mining and smelting industry leaders.

The conference is known for its excellent content about the prognosis for the industry, and it combines economic, financial, technical, political, and societal perspectives to give delegates a complete panorama of the challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

Precious Metals Summit

Precious Metals Summits provide a one-stop destination for institutional investors, sell-side representatives, and corporate development executives from senior precious metals companies who want to be ahead of the pack in identifying the most prospective explorers and developers from around the globe. Our unique, by-invitation Summits offer delegates the opportunity to attend corporate presentations, meet one-on-one with senior management, and network in an exclusive yet warm and relaxed atmosphere.

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