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 exciting new 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 your geologists 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 2025 Core Shack will take place in Toronto from March 2-5.  Applications will open on September 17, 2024 at 10:00 am ET and the deadline to apply is November 22, 2024 at 5:00 pm ET.

There is no fee to exhibit in Core Shack.  

Prior to applying, we encourage you to review the selection committee’s guiding principles “Tips for Applications” 2025 document, CLICK HERE


Applications for PDAC 2025 Core Shack will open on September 17, 2024.

CLICK HERE to add your contact info to the exhibitor reminder list to receive an email about the date applications will open. 

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

2024 Sponsored by:


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 10, 2025)
  • 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 for PDAC 2025:

Sunday, March 2 10:00 am - 5:00 pm ET
Monday, March 3 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ET
Tuesday, March 4 10:00 am – 5:00 pm ET
Wednesday, March 5 9:00 am – 12:00 noon

*Hall hours are subject to change

Core Shack opportunities are for two days

  • Session A - Sunday, March 2 and Monday, March 3
  • Session B - Tuesday, March 4 and Wednesday, March 5


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