Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

February 27, 2012 09:55 ET

Mining Industry's Leading Investment Show Open to Public, Admission is Free

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 27, 2012) - The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) Investors Exchange - the leading investment show dedicated solely to the mineral industry - takes place in Toronto, March 4 - 7, 2012, and is open to the general public. The Investors Exchange features over 600 exhibitors including junior exploration companies, mid-size producers, major mining companies, stock exchanges, brokers and financial institutions with mining interests, and prospectors.

"The PDAC Investors Exchange gives an insider's look at opportunities for business development, joint ventures, property acquisitions and financing within the mineral sector," says PDAC President Scott Jobin-Bevans. "We see a steady flow of banking executives, brokers and analysts, fund managers, government representatives, retail and institutional investors, senior mining executives, and students attending the Exchange. It's really a not-to-be-missed event for anyone interested in the sector."

The Corporate Presentation Forum for Investors, a series of presentations made by a select group of Investors Exchange exhibitors, provides up-to-the-minute information on the investment potential of companies in the mineral industry. Over 130 presenters, including Rob McEwen of McEwen Mining and Jonathan Goodman of Dundee Precious Metals, are scheduled to speak at this year's forum.

The Investors Exchange, which runs concurrently with the PDAC Convention's Trade Show, also includes the Prospectors Tent featuring maps, samples and claim results of independent prospectors, and the Core Shack featuring core samples from the latest mineral discoveries from around the world. For more information and a full list of exhibitors, visit The Investor's Exchange is held in the South Building of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Admission is free to the Investors Exchange, but attendees must register-either online or at the door.

About the PDAC

The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) is a national association representing the mineral exploration and development industry. The PDAC has close to 9,000 individual and corporate members.

About the PDAC International Convention, Trade Show and Investors Exchange

The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) Convention is the mineral industry's largest annual convention. The 2011 convention attracted nearly 28,000 attendees, including 7,000 international delegates from 120 countries. In 2011, the PDAC Convention contributed over $72 million to the local economy.

Contact Information

  • For media inquiries, please contact:
    Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
    Carolyn Foster
    Communications Specialist
    416.362.1969 x233