Positive Results at EXPOMIN 2016

expominWith its recent staging in Chile, EXPOMIN 2016, XIV World Mining Exhibition and Congress for Latin America, confirmed its position as the leading trade fair for the global mining sector in Latin America despite the difficult economic climate. Over five busy trade fair days, about 70,000 international trade visitors participated to see the latest technologies, equipment components, machinery, plants and services for raw materials mining and preparation presented by 1,266 exhibitors on 685,768 square feet of exhibit space.

In her opening speech, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet emphasized the importance of EXPOMIN for her country’s mining sector:  “We will provide the momentum for a post-modern economy with modern and innovative development while not neglecting copper. EXPOMIN offers an ideal platform for making new contacts, strengthening relations between the private and the public sector as well as opening up new business opportunities.”

The exhibitors at EXPOMIN 2016 came from 34 nations, including Asia, Europe, India, Central and South America, South Africa and the US. The companies were pleased with their participations and reported new contacts and concluded business deals. The Messe Düsseldorf Group acted as an “Exclusive Overseas Associate” in partnership with show organizer FISA.   From the US, 104 exhibitors participated in EXPOMIN 2016 within the successful USA EXPOMIN Pavilion organized for the first time by Messe Düsseldorf North America. In addition, 88 companies from 12 other countries participated through the Messe Düsseldorf worldwide network.

EXPOMIN 2016 exhibitors included leading international suppliers as well as small and midsize specialized companies eager the Latin American market. Numerous firms took part within several US States group exhibits.

The exhibits at EXPOMIN were primarily geared towards mining company representatives, foremen, miners, technical directors, mining engineers, buyers, geologists, scientists, metallurgists, prospectors, company auditors and international investors as well as ministries and mining industry students. An international conference program addressing the key themes of sustainability and productivity as well as high-caliber workshops and seminars supported the exhibits.  EXPOMIN had the support of the country’s leading professional associations as well as the Ministry of Mining of the Republic of Chile.

The next staging of EXPOMIN will be held in April 2018 at the Centro de Eventos Espacio Riesco exhibition center in Santiago de Chile. For further information on exhibiting within the USA EXPOMIN Pavilion 2018, contact Düsseldorf North America, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL 60601. Telephone: (312) 781-5180; Fax: (312) 781-5188; E-mail: info@mdna.com; Visit our web site http://www.mdna.com; www.expomin.cl; Subscribe to our blog at http://blog.mdna.com; Follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/Industrial_MDNA