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The Austmine 2021 exhibition floor is almost sold-out. With innovation flourishing, METS companies are bringing the latest technology and solutions to this year’s event.

Austmine 2021 will include live technology demonstrations, exhibitor showcases on the show floor, interactive pre-conference workshops, the collaborative Ideas Exchange, Meet the Miners, networking drinks and the social highlight Austmine Industry Leaders’ Dinner and Awards.

Get Involved.

To enquire about securing your exhibition stand or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, complete the form and our team representative will be in contact shortly.

Business Events Grant Can Halve Your Participation Cost In Austmine 2021

Austmine 2021 Conference & Exhibition is now an approved Business Event under the Federal Government’s Business Events Grant Program.

The Business Events Program provides delegates, including buyers and sellers, with financial support where Austmine members participating in the Austmine 2021 Conference & Exhibition may be eligible to have up to 50% of the costs of attending, exhibiting or sponsoring the event up to a maximum of $250,000 covered by grant funding (note conditions apply).

See application and eligibility criteria here

This program is demand driven and will be open until all funding has been allocated. Applications close on 31 March so book now!

Eligible expenditure includes:

  • Travel, accommodation and registration
  • Promotional material
  • Event and display set up costs including contractor costs
  • Non-refundable costs if the event is cancelled due to COVID-19

Please click here for the eligible expenditure factsheet

Business Events Grant Program – Key Information

  • Grant funding from a minimum of $5,000 per entity per application up to a maximum of $250,000
  • Eligible to cover up to 50% of the costs of attending, exhibiting or sponsoring the Austmine 2021 Conference & Exhibition
  • Grant available to Australian businesses including sole traders

Business Events Grants Program Extended

Applications extended to 30 June 2021

On 11 March 2021 the Australian Government announced an extension to the Business Events Grants program and changes to the program guidelines.

• The minimum grant amount will be reduced to $5,000 (from $10,000) to allow smaller businesses the opportunity to apply
• The program will be extended to support events scheduled through to 31 March 2022
• The number of delegates covered by the grant and the sponsorship cap will be increased
• Priority sectors will be expanded

The Business Grants Hub are continuing to process grant applications and these remain open. You do not need to take any further action if you have submitted a grant application.

Haven’t applied for the grant yet?

Find out more and apply here >


BHP Partnership

As excitement continues to build, we are pleased to announce that BHP has joined Austmine 2021 as our Principal Sponsor. This partnership highlights their commitment to continue the collaborative conversations and development of the strategic priorities that contribute to our industry’s prosperity.  

Become an exhibitor

An exhibition partnership with the world's leading mining innovation conference, allows you the opportunity to:


Connect, collaborate and build relationships with over 1200 senior mining executives actively seeking innovative technology and solutions.

Austmine 2019 saw participation from major mining houses including BHP, Newcrest Mining, PanAust, Rio Tinto, OZ Minerals, Roy Hill and many more.


Extend your reach into international markets by understanding the opportunities available in key export markets around the globe.

Austmine 2020 has secured participation from a range of domestic and international mining companies with significant global reach. Online streaming and meeting international decision makers, will take place, if required. 


Meet with the right people to start conversations that will continue to assist your business well beyond the conference.

Become a Sponsor

Austmine's conferences are specifically crafted for mining innovation leaders. Take advantage of the limited number of sponsorship opportunities on offer to:


Ensure your business is up to date with the strategic plans of the major mining houses, their project expansions and their potential technology requirements. Understand what it takes to become their partner of choice.


Position your business as a thought-leader by aligning with the important conversations that are driving the future direction of the mining industry.


Gain high visibility through a range of networking functions, including: Meet the Miners, VIP Welcome Drinks, Industry Leaders’ Dinner and Awards and more.

“Providing insight into the way the industry is evolving and what we need to do to thrive.”

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