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MMC Event Report

By [email protected] - 16th May 2019 - 11:15

One of the largest mining event in Morocco, Marrakech Mining Convention (MMC-2019) was held at Palais des Congres, Marrakech, from 17-19th of April, 2019.

MMC-2019 brought the mining spectrum in its entire breadth and depth including mining ministries, international & national companies, investors, key industry professionals to explore opportunities on a global level. With the enormous support from the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Morocco, the event was dedicated to expanding the country’s mining sector, providing knowledge about Morocco’s new mining code, development plans, and standout investment climate.

Over the period of three days, the event witnessed highly distinctive participation of 19 international mining ministries, 90+ international and national companies, 50+ renowned speakers, 400+ delegates representing 30+ countries to delve into potential opportunities and growth prospects the mining sector has to offer.

MMC-2019 featured a comprehensive conference that included, Ministerial / CEO Forum, Country Investment Session, Panel Discussions where emphasis was laid on several important topics like mining laws & policies, local content development & social acceptability, women in mining, latest trends in equipment & technology, transparency in the mining sector etc by renowned speakers, think-tanks, government dignitaries etc. In tandem with other sessions, a parallel session “Mining Challenge” was hosted by the OCP group, the strategic partner for MMC- 2019, as a part of their digital transformation and startup development initiative.

Alongside the conference, the exhibition at MMC-2019 provided an ideal platform for various international and national companies to display their products and services to the target audience, helping them increase their brand visibility. The event witnessed the presence of multitude of international and national companies with OCP as Strategic Partner; BKT as Gold Sponsor; JESA & Managem as Silver Sponsors; VIST as Bronze Sponsor; Yantai Huize Mining Engineering Co. Ltd, Datamine, Gold Pyramid Group, Maya Gold & Silver Inc & JK Tyre as Associate Sponsors along with other big names in the mining industry. The Hon. Minister of Energy, Mines & Sustainable development, Morocco, along with other international ministers and dignitaries visited the exhibition area personally and appreciated the effort and participation of each exhibiting company. The exhibition was concluded with a visit to Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and Benguérir mine site by the OCP Group.

Marrakech Mining Convention (MMC-2019) culminated with successful business deals, knowledge-exchange and networking sessions in presence of hundreds of global attendees giving a boost to Morocco’s mining sector. With the exemplary results from the 1st edition, the next edition of Marrakech Mining Convention (MMC-2020) is anticipated to be the largest event not only in Morocco but across the African continent.

Valiant Business Media is expanding its global portfolio with its two upcoming events, 2nd Annual "Guyana International Petroleum Business Summit & Exhibition" (GIPEX 2019), Nov 2019 and Dublin Mining Convention (DMC-2019), Dec 2019.

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