Top 12 International Mining Trade Show & Virtual Events for 2021 – COVID19 Edition


Here is a summary of which of the top 12 international mining events this year will be either virtual (online) or in person:


MINEXCHANGE SME Annual Conference & ExpoMarchVirtual
Geo Connect AsiaMarchSingapore
Mongolia Mining ExpoAprilMongolia
MiningWorld RussiaAprilRussia
CIM ConventionMayVirtual
Euro Mine ConnectJuneVirtual
MiningTech South AmericaJuneChile & Virtual
International Mining and Resources Conference & Expo (IMARC)OctoberAustralia
Asia Pacific International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX)NovemberAustralia

1. MINEXCHANGE 2021 SME Annual Conference & Expo

March 1 – March 5
Virtual / Online

Social License: Mining for the Future

Join colleagues from around the world on a range of hot topics including COVID recovery, critical minerals, water issues and tailings management – connect directly from your home office or jobsite!

SME Annual Conference & Expo

2. PDAC 2021

March 8 – March 11
Virtual / Online

We are proud to be the leading voice of Canada’s mineral exploration and development community since 1932. With over 7,200 members around the world, PDAC’s work centres on supporting a competitive, responsible mineral sector. 

The annual PDAC Convention is the world’s premier international event for the minerals and mining industry. It has attracted more than 25,000 people from 135 countries in recent years.

Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada

3. Geo Connect Asia 2021

March 24 – March 25

Geo Connect Asia looks to host their ASEAN neighbours and build on a vibrant community as new technologies add new application tools to enable the Industry 4.0 Revolution. The emergence of AI, blockchain, IoT, robotics and UAVs create a new dynamic and platforms for a region well equipped to take on the challenges ahead.

Geo Connect Asia

4. Mongolia Mining Expo 2021

April 7 – April 9
Ulan Bator, Mongolia

By visiting Mongolia Mining expo, Mongolian business people from mining and infrastructure sectors are able to see the latest technologies and find their partners from Europe, Russia, China, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, Switzerland, Japan, North America and Asian other countries, which has only been possible by having to travel abroad before.

Mongolia Mining Expo

5. MiningWorld Russia 2021

April 20 – April 22
Moscow, Russia

Russia’s leading mining & mineral extraction machinery, equipment and technology event.

MiningWorld Russia is the an internationally-recognized trade show servicing the mining & mineral extraction industry. As a business platform, the exhibition connects equipment and technology manufacturers with buyers from Russian mining companies, mineral processors, and wholesalers interested in buying the latest mining solutions.

MiningWorld Russia

6. 2021 CIM Convention

May 3 – May 6
Virtual / Online

The theme of the convention is “Resilient and Thriving – Together in a Changing World.”

Aligned with this theme, William Harvey, Honorary Conference Chair, says CIM is adapting to a changing reality while continuing to bring together professionals.

“This virtual conference will be delivered on an interactive platform offering a high visibility venue in which to bring industry professionals together from around the globe,” said Harvey. “Through this new platform, we will continue to provide world-class technical content and access to thought-leaders from various sectors of our industry.”

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM)

7. Euro Mine Connect 2021

June 1 – June 3
Virtual / Online

In 2021 there will be a brand new, digital conference held for the mining industry called Euro Mine Connect. This spinoff from Euro Mine Expo will bring a competent conference filled with interesting and inspiring talks, workshops and discussions around hot topics in the mining industry.

“Together with our organization committee, technical program group, partners, and collaborators we feel confident that Euro Mine Connect 2021 will be a good addition and spinoff and that Euro Mine Expo 2022 till keep its position as one of Europe’s most important meeting places for the mining industry”, Sinnika Sjunnesson concludes.

Euro Mine Connect

8. MiningTech South America 2021

June 9 – June 10
Santiago, Chile & Virtual / Online

In 2020, we are transforming into a hybrid model by introducing of virtual sessions in addition to local physical presentations in Santiago to capture wider LATAM and global audience in the new global environment we are facing right now.

Expect to meet more than 700 global attendees from more than 30 countries at this premier mining technology conference and exhibition in Santiago, Chile.

Be a part of this invaluable platform to seek new partnerships and fresh business opportunities.

MiningTech South America

9. Perumin 2021


This edition, under the motto “Mining: Science, Innovation, Technology and Education”, proposes the use of these tools to guide our country vision and work generating opportunities for everyone in the 21st Century.



September 13 – September 15
Nevada, USA

MINExpo International is a trade show sponsored by the National Mining Association. The show exhibits the latest mining and minerals processing technologies, and state-of-the-art machinery and equipment for the coal, metal and nonmetal mining processing industries.

MINExpo International

11. International Mining and Resources Conference & Expo (IMARC) 2021

October 25 – October 27
Melbourne, Australia

Listen to leaders in the mining industry who continue to tackle the big challenges facing our industry today. IMARC as ever, will highlight global and national trends and provide you with a macro outlook of the industry. You will hear from industry leaders about mining’s continuing role in the global economic recovery post COVID-19. Programme development for IMARC 2021 starts now, to contribute or, to learn more contact the IMARC team today.

International Mining and Resources Conference & Expo (IMARC)

12. Asia Pacific International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX) 2021

November 16 – November 18
Sydney, Australia

AIMEX is the key event on the mining calendar and is an internationally renowned platform which showcases the latest mining technology, equipment and services, offering a unique opportunity for leading suppliers and buyers to conduct face-to-face business, learn about the latest trends and network in an interactive forum. 

AIMEX features more than 500 suppliers including companies such as Contitech, ESS Engineering Services, Alfagomma, Cummins, Hitachi, Volkswagen and many more. No other event will give you access to as many suppliers, a comprehensive free-to-attend conference and access to networking opportunities across the 3 days.

Asia Pacific International Mining Exhibition (AIMEX)

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