SMG is the only place where you will meet all of Guinea’s mining industry under one roof!
You will network with Senior government officials, Major and junior exploration and production companies, Mining service companies, Energy providers, Legal and financial experts, Associations and non-governmental associations and Environmental, education & training advisors.
GROWING GUINEA’S ECONOMY THROUGH DIVERSIFIED & SUSTAINABLE MINING OPERATIONS
Symposium Mines Guinea (SMG 2022), will take place from 9 – 11 May 2022, in Conakry, Republic of Guinea. This 7th edition is once again organised by the Ministry of Mines & Geology, Republic of Guinea, in association with AME Trade Ltd, United Kingdom.
Symposium Mines Guinea is one of the largest mining events currently organised in West Africa. In 2019, the event attracted over 800 delegates, 96 exhibitors and 88 speakers, emanating from 34 countries. SMG is a well-established event as it has been organised on a biannual basis since 2004 (Bel Air, Boffa, Guinea), 2006 (Dusseldorf, Germany), 2008, 2011, 2017 and 2019 (Conakry, Guinea).
The 6th edition, which took place in 2019, was inaugurated by H.E Professor Alpha CONDE, President of the Republic of Guinea, who reiterated that the Government’s mining policy has three objectives: Create the best conditions for investors; Utilise the country’s mineral resources as profitably as possible; and Improve the living conditions of the population.
Come to SMG 2022, network with your peers, potential clients and gain the exclusive chance to meet Guinea senior officials.
OUR AIM IS TO INNOVATE AND
KEEP YOU SAFE AT THE SAME TIME!
PROVIDING A SAFE AND SECURE ENVIRONMENT FOR OUR PARTICIPANTS
With the onset of COVID-19 globally, we, as organisers, are dedicated to make sure that your participation is safe and secure. We will adhere to the recommendations at the time of the event from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the relevant authorities in the Republic of Guinea.
IMPROVED BUSINESS MATCHMAKING SYSTEM & MATCHMAKING LOUNGE
Through our improved business matchmaking app, you will be able to schedule your meetings one month before the event, pre-print your event badge, chat to participants, see regular updates to the conference programme and navigate the exhibition floorplan.
We will provide a dedicated matchmaking lounge where you will be able to pre-book meetings and discuss your business in a quiet, convivial, and discreet environment.
PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING LED BY EXPERTS – CPD ENDORSED CERTIFICATE
Before the main event starts, we will be organising dedicated pre-conference training sessions led by imminent experts. On completion of the training participants will received a CPD endorsed certificate, great for your CV and to show off on your office wall! Training topics will be: Master class in Local content “Experience the Reality of Evaluating Local Content Plans for Minerals and Related Sectors” & International Investment Law and Policy for the Extractive Industry for non-lawyers
SMG MINING NIMBA AWARD CEREMONY – REWARDING EXCELLENCE IN MINING
Our awards committee made up of a diverse group of judges from the public, private sectors, NGO’s, press and educational bodies will select the winners in the following categories of the year who will be announced during the gala dinner: Lifetime Achievement Award, Female Miner, CSI, Innovator in Guinea’s mining, Excellence in Environmental Management and in Occupational Health & Safety, Performance in an Exploration Project, Performer in Mine Supplies & Service, Community Safety Brigade, Mining Reporter, Mining Student, Mining Company, and Mining project.
Be A Part Of West Africa’s Largest Mining Event
Gain first hand and advance information on Guinea’s government strategy for the mining sector. SMG is an international event; therefore, if you are based in Guinea and are looking for international finance, technology transfer and expertise, you will meet renowned international experts.
Guinea’s mineral resources are world class and the potential is huge, especially bauxite, iron ore, gold, diamonds and rare earths. It is very difficult to get information on Guinea without visiting the country. This is the perfect opportunity for investors to save money and resources on multiple trips, to get all the data and contacts they need in just three days.
AME Trade Ltd has organised SMG on a triennial basis since 2008 and it is the 5th time we have worked with the Ministry of Mines & Geology in the Republic of Guinea. The event is, without doubt, the 2nd biggest mining event in Africa, it is immensely popular and always has strong participation from the region. SMG comprises a 3-day exhibition, conference sessions, workshops, social calendar, and technical/cultural visits.
2019 contributed a total of $1,300,000 to the Guinean economy
ie. Participants travelling to Guinea, hotel,
transport, and entertainment costs
ie. Direct payments made to suppliers
and for direct event costs in Guinea