The PDAC Awards Gala celebrates excellence in the global mining industry, and is the ideal place to host your clients and network with key players. Enjoy drinks on arrival, followed by a sumptuous three-course gourmet dinner and fine wines. 

Then…it’s on to the AFTER PARTY!

Your opportunity to rub shoulders with Award recipients, C-level executives, financiers, brokers and mining developers. Enjoy two complimentary drink tickets and a great party atmosphere—the perfect backdrop for unlimited networking!
Always a sold out event, seats at the PDAC Awards Gala are strictly limited and won't last long. Reserve an individual seat or book a table for 10 when registration opens in December!

5:30 - 7:00 PM       Reception
6:15 PM 
    Doors Open
6:30 PM       Bars Close
7:00 - 8:00 PM      Dinner 
8:00 - 9:00 PM      Awards Presentations
9:00 - 11:00 PM     After Party 

Business attire, black tie optional

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM Add to Calendar

(Prices include tax & gratuity)

TICKETS:    $174.99 
TABLE OF 10:    $1,749.90

Tables may be reserved when purchasing a table of 10.
When purchasing multiple tickets, purchaser is responsible for ticket distribution.


Awards Gala

Dinner Wine

Reception & After Party


2020 Awards Recipients

Bill Dennis Award: Rudy Wahl
For his enduring perseverance as a prospector and the discovery of several precious metal, diamond and rare earth occurrences in northwestern Ontario.

Distinguished Service Award: Lynda Bloom
For her leadership in the junior mining sector, her thousands of volunteer hours dedicated to PDAC, and her exploration geochemistry expertise.

Skookum Jim Award: Hans Matthews
For his contribution to Canada’s mineral exploration and mining sector by building bridges between Indigenous communities and the industry through the Canadian Aboriginal Minerals Association (CAMA).

Sustainability Award (formerly Environmental & Social Responsibility): Agnico Eagle Mines Limited’s Nunavut Community Relations, Education & People Development Team
For developing a strong Inuit workforce and supporting the Kivalliq region of Nunavut with training, education and community-led projects that benefit everyone.

Thayer Lindsley Award: Firuz Alizade and the Lidya-Hod Maden Exploration Team
For the 2015 discovery of the Hod Maden gold-copper deposit in eastern Turkey.

Viola R. MacMillan Award: Touquoy/Moose River Mine Development Team – Wally Bucknell, Steven Dean, Ronald Hawkes, Bruce Hudgins, John Wightman 
For developing the Touquoy open pit mine and consolidating other gold deposits near Moose River in Nova Scotia after the gold potential of the area had been unrecognized for decades.

Click here for more information on the Awards Recipients.