Networking Opportunities

After a two-year hiatus of in-person events due to lockdowns and restrictions, IMARC is excited to welcome the mining industry back to Sydney!

As the largest gathering of mining professionals in Australia, IMARC provides unmatched networking opportunities, serving as the meeting ground for the mining industry.

Attend one of the many networking events or simply catch up with industry colleagues on the 15,500m2 expo show floor.

Across three days, there are thousands of opportunities to network, brainstorm, and knowledge share, providing the perfect platform to obtain invaluable new business contacts, connect with the industry’s leading figureheads and explore new ideas.

IMARC is where the most influential people in the industry come together to learn, network and most importantly, do business.

IMARC Connect

Our bespoke IMARC Connect meeting platform takes the work out of networking. By pre-qualifying your needs, IMARC Connect gives you the power to search by industry, region, job title, commodity and much more. Enabling you to identify the right attendees and schedule lucrative meetings, leading to more deals and opportunities. 2019 saw over 4,600 meetings requested through the IMARC Connect Meeting Planner. With over $46 million in business reported to have been generated at IMARC and a further $100.3 million in investments made, meetings through IMARC Connect lead to business outcomes. 

IMARC Gala Dinner

The IMARC Gala Dinner will host the who's who in mining on Thursday 3 November 2022. Celebrating mining excellence and outstanding achievements in the METS and mining sectors, it is the ideal place to host your clients and network with industry's key players. Purchase a table or a single ticket to ensure you're at this year's most sought after industry event. 

Daily Delegate Networking Receptions

Meet with your peers, make connections, and discuss ideas. Each day of the event concludes with a delegate networking reception in one of the lounges on the exhibition floor making it easier than ever for you to connect with existing clients and prospects. This is the place to obtain invaluable new business contacts and connect with the industry’s leading figureheads all in the one place.

IMARC After Dark Series

Find out why Sydney is known as one of the world’s most liveable cities, as the IMARC After Dark Series of networking events takes you to unique locations around the city. Hosted by IMARC’s Founding Partners the Victorian Government, Austmine, AusIMM and Mines and Money, each night of IMARC will see networking and conversations taking place well into the evening.


Easily navigate your way around the event from the palm of your hand, with information about speakers, sessions, and maps with the locations of sponsors and exhibitors all at your fingertips. You will also be able to add presentations, networking events and meetings to your schedule, with reminders before they start, ensuring you never miss a beat.

Next Gen Program For Students and Future Leaders

A dedicated program for Students, Graduates and Young Professionals. Providing an opportunity for our future workforce and practitioners to meet and be inspired by a range of diverse professionals at a fast-paced, global event, so they recognise where they can make their mark.