How to Prepare to Exhibit at MINExpo 2024: Tips for Exhibitors

MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® is held every four years and is known as the world’s largest mining event, and this year, it returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center.



About MINExpo 2024

MINExpo 2024, set to be a major event in the global mining industry, will take place from September 24 to 26, 2024, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. This event is notable for bringing together professionals from various sectors of the mining industry, including those involved in production, operations, engineering, environmental management, and more. The expo will showcase a wide range of exhibits related to mining technology, equipment, safety, and services.

The event schedule starts with registration and a ribbon-cutting on the morning of September 24, followed by three days of exhibitions across multiple halls of the convention center. Attendees can expect to explore innovations in excavating, materials handling, drilling, and safety equipment, among other areas.

MINExpo 2024 Facts and Statistics:

  • Date: September 24-26, 2024
  • Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center
  • City/State: Las Vegas, NV
  • Estimated Number of Exhibitors: +1,400 exhibitors
  • Sponsor: National Mining Association (NMA)



Who Attends MINExpo 2024?

MINExpo 2024 attracts a diverse range of attendees from the global mining industry, including professionals involved in various aspects of mining operations and management. This includes:

  • Production and Maintenance Personnel: Such as superintendents, foremen, and mine managers.
  • Operations and Production Managers: Focused on streamlining and improving mining operations.
  • Safety and Health Managers: Key players in ensuring workplace safety and compliance with health regulations.
  • Engineers and Geologists: Who are essential for planning, designing, and assessing mining projects.
  • Environmental Professionals: Concerned with managing the environmental impact of mining activities.
  • Approval and Procurement Chain Personnel: Involved in the logistics and material acquisition necessary for mining operations.
  • Management: Including upper management roles who oversee various facets of the mining industry.



How to Exhibit at MINExpo 2024?

To exhibit at MINExpo 2024, you need to register and secure your exhibit space through the event’s official prospectus page. The exhibit rates are based on the size of the space booked, with discounts available for larger spaces and corner placements. NMA members receive significant discounts on exhibit space. Exhibitors will have access to thousands of industry professionals, making it a key opportunity for showcasing products and networking. Detailed information on how to become an exhibitor, including pricing and regulations, can be found on the MINExpo website.

Why Exhibit at MINExpo 2024?

Exhibiting at MINExpo 2024 offers significant benefits for companies in the mining industry. It provides an unparalleled platform to showcase the latest equipment, technology, and services to a global audience of mining professionals. This event draws thousands of attendees who are decision-makers, including executives, purchasing agents, and engineers, offering exhibitors a chance to expand their market reach, strengthen brand visibility, and establish new business relationships. Additionally, it’s an opportunity to learn about industry trends and network with peers.

Featured Exhibitors & Speakers

For MINExpo 2024, a wide range of exhibitors and speakers will be featured, showcasing the latest innovations and discussions in the mining industry.

Featured Exhibitors:

MINExpo 2024 will host a variety of exhibitors, including:

  • ABB
    Alaska Structures
  • Albarrie Canada Liited
  • American VULKAN Corporation
  • ARVA Industries Inc.

Find the complete list of featured exhibitors here.

Featured Speakers:

The MINExpo 2024 Speaker Series promises to be an exciting feature of the event, showcasing a lineup of prominent speakers who will share their insights and experiences. Here are the key speakers scheduled to present:

  1. Mike Rowe: Known for his work as a TV host, writer, producer, and the CEO of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation, Mike Rowe brings a unique perspective on industry and education.
  2. Danica Patrick: A former professional racecar driver, Danica Patrick is known for her groundbreaking career in motorsports.
  3. Kevin O’Leary: A top business speaker, respected investor, and a judge on ABC’s “Shark Tank” as well as CNBC’s “Money Court Reality Show.”
  4. Jon Dorenbos: Besides being a former NFL player, Jon Dorenbos is also a magician and motivational speaker, known for his engaging and inspirational presentations.



Preparing to Exhibit at MINExpo 2024

Preparing to exhibit at MINExpo 2024 involves several key steps to ensure a successful presence at one of the largest mining industry events.

We’ve created this comprehensive Trade Show Preparation Guide, which you download for free, to help you prepare for the show.

Set Clear Goals for Your Trade Show Experience

Asking yourself the following questions can help with this task. Once you have the answers to these questions, you can develop a clear plan to reach your goals and measure your success.

  • What do you hope to gain from MINExpo 2024?
  • How many attendees do you want to draw in, and how many leads do you want to generate?
  • What products do you want to showcase?
  • Are you launching a product or promoting your business?

Do Your Research

Although you can’t attend everything, you can maximize your time by putting yourself in reach of your target audience at all times. Focus on the expos and educational events that are most likely to include your target customers so you can put all your attention on those most likely to buy.

Budget and Register for Your Space

When you register for MINExpo 2024, be sure to find out all you can about your space, such as its location on the floor, other exhibitors near you, the typical traffic in the area and what’s included in the space, such as lighting.

Plan Your Exhibit

The last thing you want is a cluttered booth. To plan your exhibit, decide on who you want to reach and what products, demonstrations and promotional materials are best suited to their needs. If you’re targeting multiple audiences, consider the best products to launch or showcase to reach a wide variety of attendees.

Advertise Well in Advance

Trade show promotion should start months in advance. Promote your attendance on social media, your website, in press releases and through email blasts to ensure that your customers have time to plan. Utilize information such as the attendee list to reach new customers before the show even starts.

Tips for Exhibiting at MINExpo 2024

Exhibiting at MINExpo 2024 can be a major opportunity for your business, so making the most of it is crucial. Here are some practical tips to help you prepare and succeed:

Engage on Social Media

Use social media outlets to share your trade show exhibit information, drum up anticipation for your giveaways or product launches and share behind-the-scenes tidbits like your team packing for the event or show meetings. Be sure to use the show’s hashtags or other relevant tagging to get your posts into the online conversation.

Draw the Crowd

Use an interactive display, such as a game, contest or raffle to draw people’s interest to your booth. Giving away prizes through raffles or contests is a great way to collect information about visitors and encourage more traffic to your booth.

Bring Promotional Materials

Make sure you devote enough of your budget to an array of promotional materials. You should have order forms, business cards, price sheets, brochures, flyers and more that you can hand out to visitors to ensure you stay in their minds.

Keep Staff at Your Booth

At a show, you’ll want to attend networking events and educational seminars, so it’s important to make sure that your booth is never empty. When you’re preparing for the show, ensure you have enough team members attending the show to man the booth the entire time the show is open and greet visitors to engage them with your business.

Follow up With Attendees

Following up with your leads is almost as important as planning for the show itself. Take notes during the event to be sure you remember everyone in all the chaos, and take the time to note any opportunities for a smoother event experience in the future.

Planning on Exhibiting at MINExpo 2024?

With so many mining  professionals and vendors, there’s no better place to network in the mining  industry than at MINExpo 2024. This event not only provides endless opportunities for networking and business relationships, but it also features some of the top educational sessions in the field.

If you’re planning to attend, be sure you make the most of your experience and investment with a stunning booth design that showcases your brand. At Xibit Solutions, we specialize in creating a professional booth experience from start to finish, including show displays and logistics, to ensure you make a lasting impression. No matter your budget or needs, we’ll help you make your mark on the MINExpo 2024 with customized planning and designs.

Contact Xibit Solutions today to learn more about our trade show booth design services and see what we can do to make the MINExpo 2024 a success.