MineAfrica at PDAC - March 8-11, 2021


The biggest African mining event in North America just got BIGGER. VIRTUALLY.

The event report with links to watch the entire 3-day recorded webinar will be available here on March 23, 2021.

Download the program.

Download the program and African Mining Resource Directory with speaker details.

For presentation and sponsorship opportunities for our next webinar email Wayne Floreani.

During PDAC 2021 The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business 22nd Annual (Virtual) Mining Breakfast & MineAfrica's 19th Annual Investing in African Mining seminar will be entirely online - a format that allows for greater flexibility, reach, and more cost-effective participation for sponsors, presenters and attendees.

Our expanded event will take place over three days from Tuesday March 9 to Thursday March 11 during the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Convention - the largest mining investment show in the world, which runs from March 8-11, 2021.

Our virtual format allows for expanded coverage of key mining jurisdictions in Africa in regionally focussed sessions on each day.

Summarized Agenda (draft and subject to change)
click here to download the full program.

Day One: Tuesday March 9, 2021
- Session 1 - Opening Remarks and View From the Top
- Session 2 - Spotlight on DRC
- Session 3 - Spotlight on Namibia
- Session 4 - Spotlight on South Africa
- Session 5 - Spotlight on Southern & Eastern Africa

Day Two: Wednesday March 10, 2021
- Session 1 - Opening Remarks and View From the Top II
- Session 2 - Spotlight on Ethiopia
- Session 3 - Open Spotlight

Day Three: Thursday March 11, 2021
- Session 1 - Opening Remarks and View From the Top III
- Session 2 - Spotlight on West Africa
- Session 3 - Spotlight on Mali

Register to attend at no charge.

Email Wayne Floreani for more information on how you can promote:
  • your country as an attractive mining investment destination
  • your African exploration, development or production project
  • your company expertise, products, or services

  • If you are interested in presenting or sponsoring download the 2021 Participation Packages brochure.

    Partners in the event include B2Gold, Barrick, CIRDI, ENDIAMA E.P., Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Global Affairs Canada, Hatch, Ivanhoe Mines, Toronto Stock Exchange & TSX Venture Exchange, and the Republic of Angola. Presenting Sponsors include Antler Gold and Osino Resources.

    Change creates challenge but also opportunity. Our new format allows you to reach a larger, global audience, with a specific interest in mining in Africa.

    With our new virtual format and global reach we anticipate in excess of 2,000 participants over the two days. Historically 75% of our audience is at the Chairman, President, CEO, Managing Director, Vice President or General Manager level. 50% of the audience is from mining companies or financial institutions. 50% of the audience is from Canada, 30% from Africa and 10% from the United Kingdom.

    Following the opening addresses there will be two sessions each day focussing on specific geographic regions in Africa. Each session features a series of presentations by African mining ministers, mining company CEO's, service providers and expert advisors to the mining industry.

    Benefits to Presenting
  • The opportunity to promote your company, project, services or country to a senior level audience of international mining and financial executives, government representatives, service providers and media with a specific interest in mining in Africa.
  • Ongoing marketing exposure in our extensive marketing program including email campaigns to our combined 17,000 contact database as well as those of our media and strategic partners (50,000+), and web-based marketing campaigns through our combined websites which attracts 10,000 visits per month.
  • Marketing exposure during the virtual event via logo, corporate profile, website links, etc.
  • Cost-effective. Our virtual format means no travel costs for you, and lower presentation costs.
  • Flexible. Timing doesn't work for you? No problem. You can pre-record your presentation.
  • Presentation posted on our websites with a link emailed to our 17,000 contact databases for ongoing downloads and continued exposure after the event.
  • A global audience. Our virtual format expands the number of participants so you get your message out to 2,000+ participants.
  • Themed networking breakout rooms.
  • Media mention and interviews wherever possible.

  • Virtual Breakfast and Seminar Sponsorship Opportunities
    In addition to the presentation opportunity we also offer a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for enhanced relationship building which provide you with the following additional benefits:
  • Delegates list with full contact details including email addresses of all breakfast and seminar participants (in excess of 2,000) subject to Canadian privacy laws.
  • Enhanced marketing exposure as a sponsor/partner in our extensive marketing campaigns as well as during the virtual event, including your logo on each presenter's virtual backdrop.
  • Opportunity to moderate a session (depending on sponsorship level).

  • We also have a limited number of Corporate and Premier Sponsor Packages with significant additional benefits for you, including multiple presentations, the opportunity to moderate a session, etc. Email Wayne Floreani for more information on the Corporate and Premier Sponsor Packages.

    Virtual Booths at the PDAC Trade Show
    In addition to the above breakfast/seminar presentation and sponsorship opportunities we have two opportunities for you to exhibit at the PDAC Virtual Trade Show from March 8-11, 2021.

    Package One - MineAfrica Pavillion Presence
    This includes marketing exposure for you at the MineAfrica virtual pavillion at the PDAC Trade Show, and specifically:
  • your logo at our booth
  • one corporate brochure at our booth
  • one corporate video at our booth
  • referrals and introductions from our booth

  • It also includes email promotion to our entire database to visit you at PDAC.

    Package Two - Custom Marketing and Design of your PDAC Virtual Booth
    Under Package Two we will arrange all the logistics for you to participate in the PDAC Virtual Trade Show with your own virtual booth. This includes setting up your virtual booth, creating and posting your marketing materials (brochures, videos, profile, etc), registering your exhibitor staff, processing payment directly with PDAC.

    Both booth packages must be taken in combination with one of the Breakfast/Seminar Packages.

    We look forward to having you participate with us at the biggest African Mining event this March 2021 during PDAC.

    Click here to read the report on our PDAC 2020 activities with links to the presentations, programs and photo galleries.