Exhibition

To prevent the spread of coronavirus infection and to ensure the health and safety of all participants, the forum and exhibition will be organised in accordance with the congress and exhibition events regulations issued by Rospotrebnadzor.

About Exhibition

Mining & Exploration Exhibition will be organised on 6 and 7 October 2021 alongside the MINEX Russia Forum at the Radisson Slavyanskaya conference and exhibition center in Moscow.

Address: Radisson Slavyanskaya Hotel, Europe Square 2, 121059, Moscow

MINEX Russia Forum exhibition is the leading international industry platform which opens up new opportunities and formats for business development in the mining and metallurgical industries in Russia and the countries of the Eurasian Economic Community.

Who Exhibits

Russian and international companies and organisations working in the geological exploration, mining, processing, and metallurgical industries present their projects and products at the exhibition.

  • Representative offices of ministries and regional authorities
  • Mining companies
  • Processing and metallurgical holdings
  • Junior mining companies
  • Design and research institutes
  • Mining engineering institutes and consulting companies
  • Software and IT companies
  • Exporters of raw materials and trading companies
  • Financial companies and banks
  • Manufacturers and suppliers of equipment
  • Recruitment agencies
  • Legal, insurance and audit firms
  • Non-governmental associations, etc.

Who Visits the Exhibition

Previous exhibition was held in Moscow on 7-8 October 2020 under severe restrictions related to the prevention of the spread of coronavirus infection. Only a handful of in-person mining events were organised in 2020. MINEX Russia forum was one of these events.

The exhibition featured 57 stands of Russian and international companies.

In total 740 people visited the exhibition (including Forum participants).

A digital twin of the exhibition was launched in November 2020 attracting several thousand visitors from Russia and all over the world.

New at the exhibition

«MineESG» Competition

Companies participating in the MineESG competition will present projects aimed at enhancing environmental protection and social development.

HR Fair

Companies participating in the HR Fair, Metals & Mining HR conference and MineHR competition will present projects and programs on human resources management, development, and education.

MineMovie Film Festival

MineMovie films festival produced by exhibitors will be screened in the meeting halls and on the forum website.

Video Interview

Video interview at the booth. Exhibitors are offered the opportunity to record a video presentation of the company at their exhibition booths. After the the forum, recorded videos will be presented on the virtual booths and on the MINEX Forum YouTube channel.

Hybrid Booths Area

Companies participating in the exhibition in a hybrid format (in-person and remotely) can hold meetings and communicate with visitors through the Internet kiosks located at their on-site booths. Booth assistants will greet visitors and help them to communicate with remote exhibitors via internet video calls. Consecutive translation services can be provided on request.

Quests and Contests

Exhibitors will be able to organise at their booths and exhibition areas product quizzes and quests offering prizes to most active or knowledgeable participants. A digital version of the quizzes and quests can also be replicated at the forum's virtual exhibition engaging online visitors.

Virtual Tours

MINEX Forum Digital Media Agency offers exhibitors design and development of Virtual Tours and 3D Interactive Platforms. Presentations of the virtual tours will be held at the mainstream sessions of MINEX Russia Forum and Transformation 4.0 Conference. Exhibition visitors will be able to take part in the tours via VR helmets and video panels at the on-site booths of presenting companies.

Unique Features of the Exhibition

Convenient location in the centre of Moscow offers easy access to the Forum and Exhibition.

A comprehensive program of events attracts more visitors from the industry.

Exhibitors are getting 1-for-2 marketing & communication deal enabling them to meet exhibition visitors and delegates attending MINEX Russia Forum, Transformation 4.0 Conference, Mining & Metals HR conference and other affiliated events.

Participation in the Forum of senior decision makers increases opportunities for ``closing deals``, signing contracts and distributing announcements at the media centre located at the Exhibition.

Besides mining and exploration companies the Forum attracts representatives from other industries such as metallurgy, oil and gas, petrochemicals, energy, IT. This extends marketing reach for exhibitors.

Mobile application designed for MINEX Russia enables 1-2-1 meeting planning and communications during and after the Forum.

Exhibitors are offered extensive presentation opportunities at MINEX Russia Forum, Transformation 4.0, and Metals & Mining HR conferences. In addition, they can also enter one or several competitions organised alongside the Forum including: MineGeo, MineProject, MineTech, MineHR, MineESG, and MineMovie.

A hybrid format of the exhibition combines opportunities of meeting visitors attending in-person in Moscow and online.

A 3D digital twin of a physical exhibition available 24/7 for 12 months expands marketing and presentation opportunities beyond the Forum.

Webinars and meetings held at the virtual exhibition attract the audience throughout the year bringing in hundreds of unique viewers.

The Forum and associated events receive broad coverage in the industry media and social networks.

Exhibition Areas

Developers and Producers

This section features exhibition booths of Russian and international exploration, mining and metallurgical companies presenting.

More Details

The section presentations:

  • Exploration and investment projects.
  • Production and Financial reports.
  • Development projects and plans.
  • New technologies and solutions implemented or developed by enterprises.

Service and Technology Companies

Russian and international service, technologies, and equipment providers exhibiting.

More Details

The main sections of the exhibition include exhibitors and presentations:

  • Machines and equipment for exploration, mining, drilling, processing, cleaning, and transportation
  • Mining engineers and mining project assessment services.
  • Exploration and drilling services.
  • Technologies of automation, robotisation and digital transformation of mining & metals industry.
  • Safety Technologies and Equipment.
  • Services and systems for environmental monitoring and industrial cleaning.
  • Industrial building technologies and services.
  • Power supply equipment.
  • Industrial Internet and communication services and equipment.
  • Mining finance services.
  • Legal and audit services.
  • Personnel selection and training services and technologies.

Open Events Hall

Open Events Hall will provide a presentation platform for MINEX Russia Forum’s business podiums, Metals & Mining HR conference and Competitions. Access to the hall will be open to all Exhibition visitors and the Forum participants. The hall is equipped for organising hybrid events. Visitors will be able to listen to presentations and take part in Q&As with speakers who are presenting in person from Moscow and remotely.

HR Area

HR area features HR Receptions and HR Desks where companies and universities will conduct individual interviews and present projects.

Media Area

Interview area and Media desks of leading industry publications and news agencies are located near the Open Events Hall. Here exhibitors will be able to organise press-briefings, conduct interviews and distribute press releases.

Meeting Rooms

The meeting rooms located next to the main conference hall will be available for hire on a first-come basis. Here, exhibitors can organise private meetings, presentations, and interviews. Audio-Visual equipment and private catering services are available on request.

Interactive Areas

Press Wall

A professional photographer will be taking pictures of the Forum delegates and Exhibition visitors. Photos will be printed onsite and presented as souvenirs, making participation in MINEX Russia an unforgettable experience.

Hybrid Booths Area

Companies participating in the exhibition in a hybrid format (in-person and remotely) can hold meetings and communicate with visitors through the Internet kiosks located at their on-site booths. Booth assistants will greet visitors and help them to communicate with remote exhibitors via internet video calls. Consecutive translation services can be provided on request.

Quests and Contests

Exhibitors will be able to organise at their booths and exhibition areas product quizzes and quests offering prizes to most active or knowledgeable participants. A digital version of the quizzes and quests can also be replicated at the forum’s virtual exhibition engaging online visitors.

Virtual Tours

MINEX Forum Digital Media Agency offers exhibitors design and development of Virtual Tours and 3D Interactive Platforms. Presentations of the virtual tours will be held at the mainstream sessions of MINEX Russia Forum and Transformation 4.0 Conference. Exhibition visitors will be able to take part in the tours via VR helmets and video panels at the on-site booths of presenting companies.

Hybrid booth

A hybrid booth is an ideal solution for exhibitors who cannot physically attend the exhibition in Moscow. Using built-in internet kiosk, they can communicate with visitors remotely and in real time.

How This Works for Visitors

  • Standard internet kiosk contains touch screen, camera, microphone, loudspeaker, or headphones. The kiosk is built-in the physical exhibition booth connected to Internet through Wi-Fi router.
  • The setup and operation of the kiosk is monitored by a promoter or technician. The promoter can greet attendees, distribute promotional materials, and answer general questions.
  • In case of technical or commercial questions, promoter invites visitors to the Internet kiosk and dials in remote representatives of exhibiting company, who, through a video call, answers questions.
  • Translation can be provided by the exhibitor's representative working at the booth in Moscow or by a hired interpreter.

How This Works for Exhibitors

  • Exhibitor's representatives and hired promoters or interpreters are manning the booth in Moscow.
  • Representatives of the exhibiting company who are not physically participating in the Forum are connected to the online room built into the virtual booth. Through online room, they can simultaneously communicate with online and physical visitors in Moscow. Online visitors connect using browsers. Physical visitors connect via video calls from internet kiosks.
  • To organise online communication with several visitors simultaneously, an additional Internet kiosk with separate virtual meeting room can be connected to the booth.

Open Events Hall

HR Fair and Metals and Mining HR Conference

HR area features HR Receptions and HR Desks where companies and universities can conduct individual interviews and present projects.

More Details

HR Fair and Metals and Mining HR Conference will be organised for the first time alongside MINEX Russia Exhibition. They will bring together representatives of personnel management services, in-house schools, universities, R&D centres, recruitment agencies and companies specialising in the development of training programs and technologies.

Hosted by companies HR receptions and HR desks will offer interactive points for organising screening interviews with job-seeking candidates. Here, visitors will be able to learn more about the companies, meet with their representatives and take part in presentations.

An HR Teleconference will be held at the Metals and Mining HR Conference. Among many other issues, it will address challenges and projects managed by universities and companies to ensure high quality of education and research conducted in remote work format.

Virtual Exhibition

Digital twins of physical and hybrid exhibitor booths are represented at the virtual exhibition created on MINEX Russia Forum website. During the exhibition on 6 and 7 October, exhibitors will be able to hold real-time meetings with remote visitors via Internet kiosks. After the exhibition, meetings can be held in online rooms built into virtual booths. Virtual booths can also be used for displaying interactive video materials, 3D equipment models, presentations, product brochures, etc.

Demonstration of Virtual Tours

Immersive tours – are a novel feature of the exhibition. Companies that have prepared the tours will present them at their booths. Immersive tours allow companies to organise remote visits to mines and enterprises using 3D technologies, which until recently were used in computer games.

More Details

Demonstration of the tours can be organised in “full immersion” mode using VR helmets. Demonstration in “observer” mode can be organised using video panels. Internet connection for Immersive tours demonstration is not required. Immersive tours create a sense of real on-site presence. The interactive elements built into the tours allow presenter to seamlessly demonstrate slides, videos, images, 3D models and more. Virtual tours can be used for remote and in-person presentation of mine sites, production and processing facilities, equipment, financial and economic information, and much more. Gamification elements provide opportunities for organizing quizzes, quests, tests, and exams within the tours.