Frequently Asked Questions
I can't remember my username and/or password. How do I recover it?
Click the 'Recover username' / 'Forgot password' button and follow the onscreen instructions.
I tried to recover my username but it says 'no records found'. What do I do?
Make sure you are using the same Email address that you registered with in the past. If it still does not recognize you, contact PDAC Registration or 647 362 8442.
I tried to recover my password but the system does not recognize my email address. How do I sign into my account?
Make sure you are using the same Username and Email address that you registered with in the past. If it still does not recognize your email address, contact PDAC Registration or 647 362 8442.
I tried to create a new account but the system says my email address is already in use. How do I register?
Try to recover your password using the 'Forgot Password' button. If the system cannot recover your password, contact PDAC Registration or 647 362 8442.
What is my membership number?
Your membership number is your Customer ID which is indicated on your membership receipt/invoice.
How do I update my contact information?
To update individual membership information, members must login to their membership profile and click on "Update Individual Membership Profile".
To update corporate membership information, corporate reps must login to their profile and click on "Update Corporate Membership Profile" to modify company details. To update corporate rep details, click on "Update Individual Membership Profile".
What are the fees/benefits of corporate membership?
Corporate membership is based on the calendar year (Jan 1-Dec 31) and is renewed annually. The cost of corporate membership will vary depending on your company's business status - a junior exploration company or non-mining organization is $350 CAD, whereas, the fee for a mining company in production will depend on the company's market capitalization.
Taxes will be applied to all corporate membership fees based on the company's province of residence.
Click here to view the full list of corporate membership types, fees and benefits.
What are the fees/benefits of individual membership?
Individual membership is based on the calendar year (Jan 1-Dec 31) and is renewed annually. There are four distinct types of individual membership - Core $90.48, Regular $166.67, Senior $19.05, and Student $19.05. The Core Member loyalty program requires continuous, annual membership with payments made each year between October 1 and December 31. Members who maintain 25 years of continuous membership qualify for free lifetime membership at the age of 65. Regular members can join the association at any time of the year, and are eligible to become a Core member after one year of membership. Senior members must be at least 65 years of age.
Taxes will be applied to all individual membership fees based on the applicant's province of residence.
Click here to view the full list of individual membership types, fees and benefits.
I want to get the discounted member rate on our booth. Do we need to become a corporate member before I can apply for a booth?
If you are a new or renewing exhibitor and would like to take advantage of the discounted member rate, you can complete the corporate membership and exhibitor applications at the same time. Booth reps must login to their profile and click on "Renewing Exhibitor Application" under the "Booth Management" heading. When the 'corporate member booth rate' option is selected, you will be prompted to complete the corporate membership application.
My company does not exhibit at the convention. How do we renew or become a new corporate member?
Only corporate member reps and booth reps can login to their respective profiles to renew or apply for their company's corporate membership.
RENEW - corporate member reps must login to their profile and click on "Renew Corporate Membership" under the "Corporate Membership" heading.
JOIN - click on "New Corporate Member" in the toolbar at the top of the login screen. You are not required to 'Create an Account' first as this step is included in the New Corporate Membership Application.
I want to get the discounted member rate on registration. Do I need to become an individual member before I can register for the convention?
If you would like to take advantage of the discounted member rate on registration, you can renew or apply for a new individual membership and register for the convention at the same time.
RENEW - login to your profile and click on "Register for " under the "Attendee Registration" heading. You must select the "membership" option in order to receive the discounted rate on registration. The individual membership invoice will be added to your cart and you will be prompted to complete the registration form.
JOIN - if you have never been a member, click on "Create an Account" to obtain a username and password. If you have been a member in the past, you may login using your existing credentials. If you cannot remember your username and/or password, click the "Recover username"/"Forgot password" button and follow the onscreen instructions. Once you are logged in, click on "Register for " under the "Attendee Registration" heading. You will be prompted to complete an individual membership application if you select the "membership" option on the registration form.
How do I get an invoice/receipt for my membership fees?
To obtain an individual membership invoice or receipt, login to your profile and click on "Individual Transaction History" under "Individual membership".
To obtain a corporate membership invoice or receipt, the corporate member rep or booth rep can login to their respective profiles and click on "Corporate Transaction History" under "Corporate Membership".
What is the difference between the Trade Show and the Investors Exchange?
The Investors Exchange is comprised of mining company exhibits, which ONLY include:
- Junior exploration companies
- Major mining companies
- Mid-size producers
- Oil & gas companies
- Stock exchanges, brokers, financial divisions within mining service companies and financial institutions
The Trade Show is comprised of mining service/supply companies and government exhibits, which may include:
- Air transportation services
- Consulting services
- Drilling equipment & services
- Exploration/mining companies
- Exploration/mining equipment & supplies
- Geological surveys
- Geophysical services & equipment
- Health Services
- Insurance companies
- Internet services
- Laboratories/laboratory suppliers & analytical services
- Law firms
- Remote sensing/mapping
- Research organizations
- Satellite communications
- Software companies
What does it cost to exhibit in the Trade Show/Investors Exchange?
|Membership Type||Essential Booth||
with Secure In-Platform Video
|Member||$2,300 + applicable taxes*||$3,700 + applicable taxes*|
|Non-Member||$3,100 + applicable taxes*||$4,500 + applicable taxes*|
*Taxes are applied based on the company's province of residence, no tax for international exhibitors. All exhibit fees listed are in Canadian dollars and PDAC only accepts payment in Canadian funds.
How do I get an invoice/receipt for our booth rental fees?
To obtain an invoice or receipt for your booth fees, booth reps must login to their profile and click on "Exhibitor Invoice/Receipt" under "Booth Management".
How do I apply for a booth space?
Once you log into http://events.pdac.ca, look under "Booth Management" and select either "Renewing Exhibitor Application" or "New Exhibitor Application" and complete the application form. You must check out to complete the application.