At Beacon Events, we are dedicated to fostering the connection between industry and the future workforce.

We recognise the significance of encouraging the next generation to actively engage with the mining and resources sector throughout their educational and skills training journey. Our NextGen Program is designed to inspire our future workforce, facilitate career pathways, and promote talent retention within the mining and resources sector.

IMARC's NextGen Program actively engages students of all educational levels, young leaders, universities, and organisations at Australia's largest mining event. The Program is in partnership with industry organisations’ AREEA, CoRE Learning Foundation, AusIMM Student Chapters and the NSW Minerals Council.

We are currently accepting applications for our NextGen Leaders Program. If you are an undergraduate or graduate student in the mining and METS sector, you can apply for a complimentary NextGen Leaders Pass

In 2024, IMARC will feature three impactful programs

Shape the future of our industryNextGen Sponsorship Opportunities at IMARC

Becoming a NextGen Sponsor elevates your brand as a leader for the future workforce in the mining, resources, and METS sector. By sponsoring our NextGen Program, you not only inspire and facilitate pathways for talent but also align your brand with an impactful program focused on engaging the future workforce. Enjoy benefits like branded recognition, direct engagement with students, access to emerging talent, heightened brand visibility, and the opportunity to showcase your social responsibility and impact.

NextGen sponsorship opportunities Download NextGen prospectus


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Testimonials from NextGen Program Participants