Member Benefits

Individual Membership 

Core

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.

Cost: $90.48 per year

Benefits
  • Discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Access to three specialty insurance packages designed specifically for members: Consultants Package, Mining/Contractors Package, and Group Benefits Insurance
  • Access to exclusive member-only webinars
  • Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Regular

Regular members can join the association at any time of the year. Regular members are eligible to become a Core member after one year of membership.

Cost:
$166.67 per year

Benefits
  • Discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Access to three specialty insurance packages designed specifically for members: Consultants Package, Mining/Contractors Package, and Group Benefits Insurance
  • Access to exclusive member-only webinars
  • Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Senior

Senior members must be at least 65 years of age.

Cost: $19.05 per year

Benefits
  • Discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Access to three specialty insurance packages designed specifically for members: Consultants Package, Mining/Contractors Package, and Group Benefits Insurance
  • Access to exclusive member-only webinars
  • Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Student

Student members must be able to demonstrate proof of enrollment in full-time post-secondary studies.

Cost:
$19.05 per year

Benefits
  • Travel funding to attend the PDAC Convention
  • Funding for academic geoscience field trips
  • Discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Participation in the Mentoring Program
  • Access to exclusive member-only webinars
  • Connect with fellow student members and industry professionals on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking. 

Corporate Membership 

Class A

Mining companies, in production (market cap >$1B) 

Cost: $12,000 per year

Benefits
  • One complimentary exhibit booth in the Investors Exchange (value $3,950)
  • One speaking slot in the Corporate Presentation Forum for Investors
  • Logo visibility on the PDAC website, with a direct link to your company website
  • Member rate on additional exhibit booths in the Investors Exchange 
  • Company name and business details featured in the PDAC Corporate Directory
  • Corporate member recognition onsite at the PDAC Convention 
  • 15% discount on an annual subscription to post jobs on pdacjobs.com network
  • One complimentary individual membership, that entitles the recipient to discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Specially tailored insurance and benefits program exclusive to PDAC members. Our business insurance 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. 
  • Education & Training: Access to exclusive member-only webinars on key topics related to the mineral sector
  • Communication Platform: Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • News and information: Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Class B

Mining companies, in production (market cap $500M - $1B) 

Cost: $6,000 per year

Benefits
  • One speaking slot in the Corporate Presentation Forum for Investors
  • Logo visibility on the PDAC website, with a direct link to your company website
  • Member rate on exhibit booths in the Investors Exchange 
  • Company name and business details featured in the PDAC Corporate Directory
  • Corporate member recognition onsite at the PDAC Convention 
  • 15% discount on an annual subscription to post jobs on pdacjobs.com network
  • One complimentary individual membership, that entitles the recipient to discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Specially tailored insurance and benefits program exclusive to PDAC members. Our business insurance 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. 
  • Education & Training: Access to exclusive member-only webinars on key topics related to the mineral sector
  • Communication Platform: Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • News and information: Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Class C

Mining companies, in production (market cap $100M - $500M)

Cost: $2,400 per year

Benefits
  • Logo visibility on the PDAC website, with a direct link to your company website
  • Member rate on exhibit booths in the Investors Exchange
  • Company name and business details featured in the PDAC Corporate Directory
  • Corporate member recognition onsite at the PDAC Convention 
  • 15% discount on an annual subscription to post jobs on pdacjobs.com network
  • One complimentary individual membership, that entitles the recipient to discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Specially tailored insurance and benefits program exclusive to PDAC members. Our business insurance 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. 
  • Education & Training: Access to exclusive member-only webinars on key topics related to the mineral sector
  • Communication Platform: Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • News and information: Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Class D

Mining companies, in production (market cap $1 - $100M)

Cost: $1,200 per year

Benefits
  • Logo visibility on the PDAC website, with a direct link to your company website
  • Member rate on exhibit booths in the Investors Exchange
  • Company name and business details featured in the PDAC Corporate Directory
  • Corporate member recognition onsite at the PDAC Convention 
  • 15% discount on an annual subscription to post jobs on pdacjobs.com network
  • One complimentary individual membership, that entitles the recipient to discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Specially tailored insurance and benefits program exclusive to PDAC members. Our business insurance 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. 
  • Education & Training: Access to exclusive member-only webinars on key topics related to the mineral sector
  • Communication Platform: Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • News and information: Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Class E

Mining companies, in production (non-Canadian; no exploration in Canada)

Cost: $952.38 per year

Benefits
  • Logo visibility on the PDAC website, with a direct link to your company website
  • Member rate on exhibit booths in the Investors Exchange
  • Company name and business details featured in the PDAC Corporate Directory
  • Corporate member recognition onsite at the PDAC Convention 
  • 15% discount on an annual subscription to post jobs on pdacjobs.com network
  • One complimentary individual membership, that entitles the recipient to discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Specially tailored insurance and benefits program exclusive to PDAC members. Our business insurance 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. 
  • Education & Training: Access to exclusive member-only webinars on key topics related to the mineral sector
  • Communication Platform: Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • News and information: Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Junior Mining 

Exploration companies, not in production 

Cost: $350 per year

Benefits
  • Member rate on exhibit booths in the Investors Exchange
  • Company name and business details featured in the PDAC Corporate Directory
  • Corporate member recognition onsite at the PDAC Convention 
  • 15% discount on an annual subscription to post jobs on pdacjobs.com network
  • One complimentary individual membership, that entitles the recipient to discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Specially tailored insurance and benefits program exclusive to PDAC members. Our business insurance 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. 
  • Education & Training: Access to exclusive member-only webinars on key topics related to the mineral sector
  • Communication Platform: Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • News and information: Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.

Non-Mining 

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

Cost: $350 per year

Benefits
  • Member rate on exhibit booths in the Trade Show
  • Company name and business details featured in the PDAC Corporate Directory
  • Corporate member recognition onsite at the PDAC Convention 
  • 15% discount on an annual subscription to post jobs on pdacjobs.com network
  • One complimentary individual membership, that entitles the recipient to discounted rates on PDAC Convention registration and short courses
  • Specially tailored insurance and benefits program exclusive to PDAC members. Our business insurance 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. 
  • Education & Training: Access to exclusive member-only webinars on key topics related to the mineral sector
  • Communication Platform: Connect with fellow members and industry colleagues on PDAC Connect, a virtual forum for year-round dialogue, information sharing and networking
  • News and information: Kept informed on industry and association news through our magazine, CORE published three times a year and our monthly electronic newsletter, PDAC News. We also publish an Annual Report featuring all of the association’s highlights from the year, along with in-depth stories on the exploration and development sectors.