When you join the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), you become a member of one of the leading mineral industry associations in the world. You become affiliated with an organization committed to furthering and supporting the mineral exploration and development industry worldwide and the people and companies working in it. PDAC's strength and credibility are based on its membership and the quality and relevance of its advocacy work, development of leading practice and sharing of knowledge.

To become a member, click here.

For more information, contact:

Florence MacLeod
Manager, Member Engagement & Outreach
416-362-1969, Ext. 221
[email protected]


Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange

The world's leading convention for people, companies and organizations in or connected with mineral exploration. The PDAC convention has grown in size, stature and influence over the years and today is the venue of choice for the world's mineral industry.

The benefits for members include discounts on convention registration (individuals and corporate member representatives), networking, business development, career advancement/professional development, investment opportunities, new technology, expanded advocacy efforts.

Other programs your membership fee is used to support include:

  • Advocacy
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Business insurance
  • News and information
  • Public relations
  • Education & training
  • Building relationships
  • Knowledge, experience & expertise

There are two distinct types of membership in the association: individual and corporate.

Type Cost*
Core Membership
(Core Membership dues accepted from October 1 - December 31)
Regular Membership $166.67
Senior Membership (Must be 65+) $19.05
Student Membership
(Must be full-time post-secondary student. Proof of registration required)
Corporate Membership rates begin at $350 CDN

*Taxes will be applied to all membership fees based on the individual's province of residence.
NWT, NU, YT 5%; BC 5%; AB 5%; SK 5%; MB 5%; ON 13%; QC 5%; PEI 14%; NB 13%; NS 15%; NL 13%; US/INTERNATIONAL 0%