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.

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Corporate Membership Types & Fees

Membership Type



orate Junior Mining

Exploration companies not in production


Corporate Non-Mining

Service/equipment suppliers;
legal/financial/investment firms;
governments, etc.


Senior Corporate Membership

Corporate Class A

Market Cap > $1B


Corporate Class B

Market Cap $500M - $1B


Corporate Class C

Market Cap $100M - $500M


Corporate Class D

Market Cap $1M - $100M


Corporate Class E

Non-Canadian & no exploration in Canada


All fees are quoted in Canadian dollars. Taxes are applied based on the company's province of residence. International members are tax-exempt.

Corporate Membership Benefits 


Corporate Class A Only:

  • One complimentary virtual exhibit booth – upgraded with secure proprietary live video chat – in the Investors Exchange or Trade Show. Class A members with multiple booths may choose one of the following options:
    • Assign this booth to a subsidiary or affiliate;
    • Accept booth and incorporate a theme (e.g. Ask an Expert service, showcase a project or mine, unveil a new program or initiative); or
    • Accept booth and reserve as a dedicated meeting space for executives and investors of your company.
  • Class A members that choose not to accept a complimentary booth are entitled to 14 complimentary All Access Pass convention registrations.

  • Banner ad in PDAC News (monthly e-communication distributed to 25,000+) with a link to the Class A Corporate Profiles webpage, January–March and October–December 2021;

  • Logo visibility in PDAC Connect (platform to network, share issues and advance the industry with 7,200+ subscribed members), company logo with a link to your corporate website;

  • Dedicated webpage on the PDAC membership website, logo recognition and company profile with a link to your corporate website.

Corporate Class A & B Only:

  • One guaranteed speaking slot in the Corporate Presentation Forum for Investors. Class B members that choose not to accept a complimentary speaking slot are entitled to 7 complimentary All Access Pass convention registrations;

  • Rotating logo on Membership homepage, January–December 2021.

Senior Corporate Members Only (Class A-E): 

  • Logo visibility on the Senior Corporate Members webpage, company logo with a link to your corporate website.

All Corporate Members (Class A-E, Junior Mining, Non-Mining):

  • Member rate on virtual exhibit booths in the Investors Exchange or Trade Show;

  • One complimentary individual membership that provides discounted rates on convention registration and short courses;

  • Member recognition in the Members Pavilion, company name with a link to your corporate website;

  • Access to complimentary member-only webinars;

  • Access to PDAC Connect, a virtual platform for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking between members;

  • 15% discount on an annual subscription to post jobs on pdacjobs.com network;

  • Company name and business details featured in the PDAC Corporate Directory on the PDAC website;

  • Opportunities to feature in PDAC communications (CORE Magazine, PDAC News, website and social media, distributed up to 45,000+);

  • Specially Designed Insurance: Our business and liability protection insurance covers independent geological consultants, public and private junior explorers, mine site development companies and mine operators. The Group Benefits Program provides access to enhanced health and dental benefits as well as life, long-term disability and critical illness to both individuals and corporations.

  • News and Information: Stay informed about industry and association news through our CORE Magazine, published three times a year; PDAC News, our monthly electronic newsletter; and our Annual Report featuring all of the association's highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.