MineAfrica at PDAC - March 3-6, 2019



Toronto was cold but Africa was hot at PDAC 2019. We had a record number of African delegations participating and were delighted to have been able to offer a varied range of successful programs including:

  • MASTERMINING 3-day course Understanding the Mining Industry From A to Z
  • 9th African Panel Discussion with Premier Sponsor Herbert Smith Freehills
  • African Union Commission Diaspora Minerals Forum
  • Ten exhibitors in the new MineAfrica pavilion at the PDAC trade show
  • Participation in the African Market Close at Toronto Stock Exchange
  • The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business 20th Annual Mining Breakfast and MineAfrica's 17th Annual Investing in African Mining seminar with Premier Sponsor SGS

  • 1. Our 17th Annual Toronto seminar with Premier Sponsor SGS takes place during the PDAC in conjunction with The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business 20th Annual Mining Breakfast and is the biggest African mining event in North America
    Tuesday March 5, 2019, 07h30 - 11h30, Sheraton Centre Hotel

    The sell-out morning opens with a networking breakfast with an opening address by an African Mining Minister and a keynote address by a senior mining executive active in Africa, followed by concurrent presentations by African Mining Ministers, mining companies, and advisors to the mining industry (law firms, engineering firms, consultants, etc) in four seminar rooms. Our 2019 Premier Sponsor for the tenth consecutive year is SGS.

    For more information on participating as a sponsor or presenter at the Mining Breakfast and Seminar download 2019 PDAC Participation Packages brochure and email Wayne Floreani.

    Register to attend the breakfast and seminar on March 5 for just C$80.

    2. Booth Space at the PDAC Trade Show
    Sunday March 3, 2019 to Wednesday March 6, 2019
    We provide you with turn-key, custom designed booths in the sold-out PDAC Trade Show including booth design and construction, networking, marketing and more. You simply show up and start selling! Our 2018 exhibitors included The African Union Commission, Ariab Mining Company, Guinea Ministry of Mines and Geology, iNHEMACO, Marlink, SENET, and the Sudan Ministry of Minerals. For more information on exhibiting email Wayne Floreani.

    3. 9th Panel Discussion on Africa's Mining Industry
    Sunday March 3, 2019, 09h00 - 12h00, Radisson Hotel Admiral Toronto - Harbourfront
    Join us for this lively and interactive, sell-out panel discussion with African Mining Ministers and industry leaders on the opening morning of PDAC. The discussion covers key current trends in African mining.

    Register to attend the Panel Discussion on March 3 for just C$65.

    Read our 2018 report including links to the programs, presentations and photo gallery.

    4. MASTERMINING course
    Thursday February 28, 2019 - Saturday March 2, 2019
    We are offering our acclaimed 3-day MASTERMINING course "Understanding the Mining Industry From A to Z just prior to PDAC, making it convenient to participate if you are traveling to Toronto. Click here for more information or email Wayne Floreani.