17/02/2022 – Mining / Event / Australia / Melbourne / New Dates
New dates announced for Australia’s largest mining event
Beacon Events has announced rescheduled dates for the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) – Australia’s largest mining event – which will now be held in Melbourne, Victoria, from 17–19 October 2022.
With international borders set to reopen in the coming weeks, there is an expectation that by October 2022 there will be greater travel freedoms globally, allowing for the conference to attract a large domestic and international audience in-person once again.
IMARC’s organisers stated that they “look forward to welcoming back the international community and celebrating with them in Melbourne”.
Major players and sponsors confirmed for October show
Isuzu, Newtrax Technologies, Murray Engineering, Australasian Metals have already confirmed their support and participation for IMARC in October 2022, in addition to major sponsors Caterpillar, Toronto Stock Exchange and Sandvik.
“We expect, with a nearly sold-out event being moved to October 2022, that IMARC will near double its footprint with over 400 exhibitors,” said IMARC Managing Director Anita Richards.
The IMARC team continues to build content and themes to attract to attract global leaders from across the mining, investment, and METS communities across the value chain.
Leading up to October 2022, CEOs that were due to speak within the conference plenary in January will take part in a series of virtual interviews and keynote presentations as part of a brand new IMARC Insights series. Providing an opportunity for attendees to stay up-to-date with the latest announcements and industry changes.
IMARC said that it “appreciates the continued patronage and support of its Founding Partners, the Victorian Government, Austmine, AusIMM and Mines and Money, as well as the mining and resources sector,” adding that it looked forward to bringing the industry together once again from 17–19 October 2022.
Largest ever contingent of mining firm and investors to gather in Melbourne
“After what has been far too long, we look forward to seeing everyone at IMARC in October 2022,” stated Christine Gibbs Stewart. CEO of Austmine https://www.austmine.com.au/ – a founding partner of the event. “There is no doubt that we will all be excited to be back together again under the IMARC banner and see the latest innovations, learn from a fantastic line-up of speakers and experience what will be Australia’s premier mining event in 2022.”
John Krbaleski Head of Resources at the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions – another IMARC founding partner, noted that Australia’s largest annual mining and resources event would serve to connect local businesses with the global resources sector. “IMARC 2022 will promote sustainable development and increased community confidence in the sector while showcasing Victoria’s resource potential and business support capabilities to global leaders in mining,” he enthused.
Meanwhile, Stephen Durkin – CEO of AusIMM said that his organisation was looking forward to reconnecting with the global mining community at IMARC this October. “The resilience of our industry and our resources professionals will be on show at this year's event,” he said. “IMARC will be an opportunity to share knowledge, network with peers, and discuss how we can all continue to drive sustainable value for our stakeholders.”
Mike Hill, Global Head of Mining at another founding partner of the show, Mines and Money, added that his team is working in close collaboration with IMARC to continue to host the co-located Mines and Money @IMARC. “We will be bringing the largest ever contingent of mining companies and investors to Melbourne this October,” he advised.
The International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) is where global mining leaders connect with technology, finance, and the future. As Australia’s largest mining event it brings together over 8,000 decision makers, mining leaders, policy makers, investors, commodity buyers, technical experts, innovators, and educators from over 130 countries for three days of learning, deal-making and unparalleled networking. IMARC is developed in collaboration with its founding partners the Victorian State Government of Australia, Austmine, the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and Mines and Money.