Mining Indaba opens trading at London Stock Exchange


In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, Mining Indaba ceremonially opened trading this morning…

MINING INDABA CELEBRATES 25TH WORLD LEADING CONFERENCE WITH LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE MARKET OPENING CEREMONY

Mark Shashoua, CEO of ITE Group plc, owners of Mining Indaba, today ceremonially opened trading on the London Stock Exchange. The event, attended by partners including the World Gold Council, Memery Crystal, ICMM, The World Platinum Investment Council, Brunswick and Thor Exploration celebrated the upcoming 25th edition of the largest mining investment event in the world.
 
Mining Indaba is a fully focused investment conference which provides high quality content across four days, presenting a platform for deal-making and networking for the entire value chain and the most influential players in African mining.
 
Alex Grose, Managing Director of Mining Indaba commented:
 
“Investing in African Mining Indaba, is the world's largest mining investment conference, and this year celebrates 25 years of leading investment into African Mining.
 
Mining Indaba 2019 is being held at a pivotal moment for investing in South Africa. The recent mining charter and regulatory improvements made through President Ramaphosa’s investment policies are providing investors with greater certainty than in recent years.
 
This ceremony further cements our partnership with the LSE Group, supporting our main aim of helping mining companies access capital.”
 
Mark Shashoua, CEO of ITE Group, added:
 
“I am delighted to be opening the LSE today with the Mining Indaba team, which ITE Group recently acquired, and with our industry partners and friends. Our vision is to create the world’s leading portfolio of content-driven, must-attend events, delivering an outstanding experience and ROI for our customers. Mining Indaba is a fantastic event that is dedicated to developing the mining industry across the African continent.”
 
Mining Indaba has a proven track record of bringing together over 6,000 delegates including mining company CEOs, international investors and over 34 government ministers and heads of state. It is globally recognised as the place to meet everybody who’s anybody in the African and global mining industry and one of the most important meetings in the world for the sector.
 
Investing in African Mining Indaba takes place 4-7 February 2019 in Cape Town, South Africa and the 25th edition is expected to be the largest one to date.
 
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Notes to Editors
 
About ITE Group plc
ITE Group plc was founded in 1991 and is now one of the world’s leading organisers of international exhibitions and conferences.
 
ITE Group’s strategic vision is to create the world’s leading portfolio of content-driven, must-attend events delivering an outstanding experience and ROI for our customers. The Group recently launched its Transformation & Growth (TAG) programme, which is designed to transform the Company from a geographic-led business to a product-led business that focuses on market-leading events, wherever they are in the world.
 
ITE strives to run the best shows and offer the best service to its customers throughout the world regardless of location. By putting exhibitors and visitors at the heart of everything we do, we plan to drive sustainable growth for our shareholders. ITE Group is a public limited company and has been listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange since 1998.
 
About Mining Indaba
Investing in African Mining Indaba is the largest mining investment event in Africa. With a proven track record of bringing together Ministers, senior Government representatives, Mining Companies, Investors, professional services and service providers, Mining Indaba is the must-attend event that drives the mining industry forward, supports Africa’s sustainable economic development as well as provides attendees with an unmatched access to the entire value chain and four days of high quality content, deal-making and networking opportunities.
 
Joanna Kotyrba
Investing in African Mining Indaba
+44 (0)203 545 9849
joanna.kotyrba@miningindaba.com
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