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Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Annual Convention 2023

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Date: March 5 to March 8, 2023
Venue: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Target Audience: Businesses in the mining sector, including suppliers from Canada and around the world. The event attracts exhibitors, investors, analysts, mining executives, geologists and government officials internationally.
Sector: Life sciences, Mining

Event Description:

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) Annual Convention is the world’s largest and most important international mining industry gathering, known to attract up to 30,000 attendees from over 130 countries. The Convention, has an international reputation for networking, deal-making and discussing the current trends shaping the industry. Providing an unparalleled opportunity to showcase Canadian mining expertise and leadership with focus on:

Last year, we connected over 60 Canadian companies in the mining industry with 25 Trade Commissioners, as well as targeted international buyers, from around the world, resulting in over 100 business meetings!  

Once again, Canadian businesses will have the opportunity to meet with Trade Commissioners from the TCS to gain insights into new international markets, and foreign companies to discuss potential commercial collaboration. 

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Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

The TCS helps Canadian companies navigate the complexities of international markets. With 1,000 Trade Commissioners in offices across Canada and on the ground in more than 160 cities worldwide, the TCS offers market intelligence and an unmatched network of contacts to help Canadian companies succeed abroad. 

The TCS offers services free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations. 

To learn more about TCS programming, please contact the TCS PDAC team at

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