PDAC 2019: The world’s premier mineral exploration and mining convention is back in Toronto

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2019 Convention—the world’s premier mineral exploration and mining event—will commence this weekend in Toronto, marking its 87th year.

Toronto is a major beneficiary of the PDAC Convention, injecting upwards of $70 million into its economy annually.

PDAC President Glenn Mullan looks forward to welcoming the sector back to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), where more than 25,000 attendees from 135 countries attended in 2018.

“The PDAC Convention is the industry’s largest and most identifiable annual event” says Mullan. “It provides mineral and mining professionals, investors, analysts, geologists, executives, government officials and students access to cutting-edge programming, short courses, presentations and networking opportunities.”

“The four-day convention will feature more than 550 speakers, allowing attendees access to the latest trends, investment opportunities and technologies that are emerging and influencing the sector,” adds Mullan.

PDAC 2019 Convention highlights and attractions include:

The PDAC 2019 Convention takes place March 3-6 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Watch the video or visit www.pdac.ca/convention for more information. 

About the PDAC
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is the leading voice of the mineral exploration and development community. With over 8,000 members around the world, PDAC’s mission is to promote a globally-responsible, vibrant and sustainable mineral sector that encourages best practices in technical, operational, environmental, safety and social performance. Please visit www.pdac.ca.

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