Minerals North “2023 Dig Deep” April Update
Save the dates: May 31 to June 2
Did Deep 2023 - Quesnel
Minerals North 2023 in Quesnel, Wednesday, May 31 to Friday, June 2, 2023. Online registration is open for Conference Delegates and Trade Show Exhibitors. The trade show is a great opportunity to showcase your business, featuring nearly 80 indoor booths plus outdoor exhibition spaces at the West Fraser Centre.
Keynote Speaker - Dr. Lisa Bélanger
We’re excited to welcome our Keynote Speaker Dr. Lisa Bélanger. Dr. Bélanger holds a PhD in Behavioural Medicine and is the CEO and founder of ConsciousWorks, a consulting firm that shows how insights from behavioural science can strategically improve habits of both corporate leaders and their employees. Her dynamic keynotes share practical insights and strategies to help audiences learn how to take control of their habits and, as a result, take control of their life. She helps close the gap between intention and action, resulting in long-term change and a greater competitive advantage.
Exhibit at Minerals North Tradeshow
The Minerals North Tradeshow is a fantastic opportunity to showcase your business alongside nearly 80 other exhibitors. Spaces are limited with less than 10 booths still available! Reserve your spot now.
Minerals North Banquet
Get your plaid on and join us for The Minerals North Banquet in Cariboo fashion! The banquet is the highlight of the weekend for many attendees. The food will be delicious, glasses will be full, the entertainment will be outstanding, and the fun will be, well, FUN! You will not be disappointed with this great evening with friends. Get your ticket now!
Become a Host of Minerals North
Curious about what is required to host a Minerals Conference & Trade Show? Delegates are invited to attend a breakout session at the West Fraser Centre on June 1, held by the Minerals North Conference Association (MNCA). Eligible entities for hosting include local governments, First Nation governments, chambers of commerce and economic development agencies. Even if one is from a small community, MNCA is willing to explore the feasibility of staging this annual event in your community.
MNCA is a small society which awards the conference and provides support to the host committee in delivering the event. Society directors come from the minerals sector, local government, First Nation organizations and suppliers. If you are interested in seeing this important northern BC event continue and open to assisting or joining our Board, feel free to attend the Quesnel breakout session or let us know through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preliminary Conference Agenda Available
See the Preliminary Agenda. The program is full of a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be represented by Osisko, Artemis, Taseko, Giga Metals, Imperial Metals, AME (Association for Mineral Exploration), Geoscience BC, and the BC Mineral Development Office. Speakers from these organizations will lead plenary and breakout sessions. The festivities begin with the Welcome Reception held outdoors in the Hosting Precinct, please dress accordingly.
The fun starts before the conference begins! Join one of the pre-conference activities. The Gibraltar Mine tour is now full! There is still room for the tour of the Cariboo Gold Project; with a stop at Barkerville Historical Site. You may also choose to stay close to town with an afternoon of golf at Richbar Golf Course. These activities can be purchased with your registration on Civic Info.
Sponsor Highlights - Molybdenum Level
Thank you to our Banquet Wine Sponsor - Stantec
Stantec assists clients across the industry to shape and improve transitional and future energy projects. Their approach to transport planning and design has rapid change in people's mobility needs and addressing the climate emergency at its heart. Their work is vital in creating new communities and enabling economic growth.
Thank you to our Speaker Recognition Sponsor – Taseko (Gibraltar Mine)
Taseko's is the owner (75%) and operator of the Gibraltar copper-molybdenum mine, located in south-central British Columbia, the second largest open pit copper mine in Canada and the largest employer in the Cariboo region. Since restarting Gibraltar, in 2004, Taseko has expanded and modernized the operation. It is now an award-wining, state-of-the-art facility that produces an average of 130 million pounds of copper per year.
Interested in raising your profile with the minerals sector and northern BC communities? Become a sponsor of this prestigious annual conference. Check out conference sponsorship opportunities or contact us about a custom sponsorship that best suits your company or organization.