Why Attend

Each year, the International Mining and Resources Conference + EXPO (IMARC) draws more than 7,000 industry leaders from around the globe to Melbourne for 4 days of conversations, presentations, networking, and demonstrations.

Featuring decision makers, mining leaders, policy makers, investors, commodity buyers, technical experts, innovators and educators from over 100 countries, IMARC is the must-attend industry event for anyone who is looking to stay up to date with cutting industry insights, explore the latest equipment and technological developments in the industry, and connect with key industry players to discuss business opportunities.

Hear the Latest Industry Insights

Gain insight into the latest industry insights across a range of conversations taking place in our 5x concurrent conference streams. From the latest mining investment trends and the global business outlook, through to challenges around sustainability and the latest technological innovations, IMARC’s conference programme includes hours of content for everyone in the mining industry.

Audiences are invited to join the conversation via interactive polling and Q&A, and have the opportunity to network with speakers at via our networking tool IMARC Connect.

Connect with the leaders of the mining industry

Each year, delegates walk away from IMARC having established valuable connections that lead to business opportunities. In fact, 90% delegates who attended in 2019 reported that they expect to generate business as a direct result of attending IMARC.

From breakfast briefings, through to lunchtime networking breaks and evening drinks, the IMARC networking agenda provides a variety of opportunities to socialise with other delegates. While those looking to line-up a packed schedule of meetings at the event can make use of our AI-driven networking platform, IMARC Connect, which allows users to search attending delegates by sector, region, size, and business objective to ensure strategic and targeted connections.

Explore the 12,000m2 expo

Featuring more than 260 exhibitors, IMARC’s world-class expo is the perfect place to see the latest mining innovations from leading mining equipment, technology, and service providers (METS).

Dotted throughout hundreds of exhibitor stands, delegates will find product demonstrations, the IMARC Connect meeting and matching lounge, the IMARC Core Farm featuring core samples from around the world, the start-up ASCENT village, and much more.

Who Will Attend

As Australia's largest mining event, IMARC is the best place for mining companies to connect with a wide range of qualified investors from across the globe; all of whom are looking for their next big investment opportunity in the resources sector.

As Australia's largest mining event, IMARC is the best place for investors looking to find their next big mining investment opportunity. On site, you'll be able to speak with hundreds of senior mining executives and be the first to receive leading market insights, hear major announcements and see newly released projects through mining spotlight presentations, and addresses. With more than 400 mining companies in attendance, you'll find investment opportunities across the commodity spectrum and at all stages of the life cycle.

Whether you're looking to showcase your new product, give a live demonstration of your new technology solution, or find investors to take your mining tech start-up to the next level, IMARC is the event you need to be at. Put your product or solution in front of more than 400 global mining companies who are looking to learn more about optimising, streamlining, and digitising their on-site operations.

IMARC draws the largest selection of mining executives than any other event in Australia, making it the best place for professional, financial, and mining services companies to connect with decision makers from more than 400 mining companies from around the world.

Drawing more than 7,000 members of the global mining community together, IMARC provides the perfect opportunity for governments to showcase their mining policies, requirements, opportunities, investments, innovations and capabilities. Join the global mining community for three days of conversations and gain a better understanding of what other mining countries are focussing on right now, and connect with attendees from around the globe.

Looking to share your research or thought leadership with the global mining community? Universities, research facilities and associations will be able to share their knowledge and learnings, while also hearing the latest developments from industry, government, and academia during our multi-stream conference.

Leading media outlets attend IMARC to hear the latest from over 400 innovators and leaders in global mining. Get the scoop on exclusive project announcements and report on the latest industry innovations, policy announcements, investment trends, finance news, and mining developments.