PDAC 2024: Creating connections since 1932

February, 2024

PDAC 2024, The World’s Premier Mineral Exploration and Mining Convention, will take place March 3-6, 2024 in Toronto, Canada. The award winning PDAC Convention is widely considered the ‘Super Bowl’ of the mineral exploration and mining community and is the leading event for people, companies and organizations connected to mineral exploration.

The convention brings together up to 30 000 attendees from over 130+ countries for educational programming, networking events, business opportunities and fun.

Since it began in 1932, the convention has grown in size, stature and influence. Today, it is the event of choice for the world’s mineral industry hosting more than 1100 exhibitors and 700 speakers.

Spread over both the North and South Buildings of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), PDAC 2024 will showcase another full slate of exhibitors from across the globe.

Trade Show & Trade Show North

Attendees will be able to visit 600 exhibitors showcasing the world’s leading technologies, products and services, and meet government representatives from across the globe.

This includes the Northern Ontario Mining Showcase (NOMS) – the largest pavilion at PDAC featuring over 110 exhibitors and interactive displays showcasing innovative products and services to help plan, build, maintain, and rehabilitate projects around the world!

Core Shack

The Core Shack will provide a unique venue for companies to display their core samples. Attendees can get up close to new or ongoing projects that are generating exciting drill results. The latest discoveries from all corners of the Earth will be featured along with maps, charts and technical information.

Investors Exchange

Visitors will be welcome to discuss investment potential with 450 junior mining companies, mid-sized producers, major mining companies, financial institutions and prospectors to discover new business opportunities.

Exhibits: Prospectors tent

The Prospectors Tent is the door to the heart of the industry. Self-employed prospectors will be there to discuss their maps, samples and claim results.

Student Minerals Colloquium (SMC)

The SMC brings together geoscience students and industry professionals to highlight innovative student research on projects essential for the successful evolution of the modern mining industry. Students (BSc, MSc, PhD) working on projects linked to mineral deposits including mapping, mineralogy, geochemistry, geophysics, environmental and hydrogeology will have the opportunity to share their research with an audience of academics and industry professionals.

Indigenous artists

An initiative aimed at showcasing work of talented artists from across Canada, increasing the presence of Indigenous vendors on the show floor.

For more information, please visit pdac.ca/convention