PDAC's Core Shack provides a unique venue at the world’s premier mining convention to display core from new or ongoing projects that are generating new exciting drill results. The latest discoveries from around the world will be featured along with maps, charts and technical information. If you have a project you’d like to promote and discuss with banking and senior mining executives, institutional and retail investors, brokers and analysts, government representatives and mining media, PDAC welcomes your submission! 

The 2024 Core Shack will take place in Toronto from March 3-6. Applications are now open and the deadline to apply is Friday, November 24 at 5:00 pm ET.  However space is limited and we encourage you to submit your application well before the deadline.

There is no fee to participate.

Prior to applying, we encourage you to review the selection committee's guiding principles “Tips for Applications” document, CLICK HERE.

For more information, contact:
Gillian Blakey
[email protected]

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Core Shack 2024

Your opportunity to display your Core at PDAC 2024!

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PDAC 2024 Core Shack booth spaces include: 

  • One 10’w x 8’h (back wall) x 3’w x 8’h (side walls) booth
  • Back wall made of black “sintra” infill panels.
  • Carpet, one 6’ draped table to display drill core or other samples of mineralization, two chairs
  • One identification sign (listing your deposit/project name), two arm lights
  • One 1500-watt, 120-volt (12-amp) duplex electrical outlet
  • Company listing in the Convention Program (provided company has accepted a spot in the Core Shack by January 12, 2024)
  • Company listed on PDAC website and on the onsite directory
  • Four Exhibitor Staff Passes (does not grant access to the Technical, Indigenous, Sustainability, or Capital Markets Programs)

Who Attends? 

  • Banking executives
  • Brokers and analysts
  • Exploration Executives
  • Fund managers
  • Geologists
  • Government representatives
  • Mining media
  • Retail and institutional investors
  • Senior mining executives
  • Students


Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Exhibit Hall Hours

Sunday, March 3, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ET
Monday, March 4, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ET
Tuesday, March 5, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ET
Wednesday, March 6, 9:00 am – 12:00 noon ET

*Hall hours are subject to change

Core Shack opportunities are for two days

  • Session A - Sunday March 3 and Monday March 4
  • Session B - Tuesday March 5 and Wednesday March 6


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