Frequently Asked Questions

The Event


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The Event

When does the conference officially begin and end?
The official programme commences Monday, 5 February 2018 at approximately 09:00 and ends on Thursday, 8 February 2018 at approximately 12:30.

Where is the conference being held?
The event will be held in Cape Town, South Africa at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) located at: Convention Square, 1 Lower Long Street, Cape Town 8001, South Africa. Learn more about the venue.

What is the focus of this conference?
Investing in African Mining Indaba is a professional conference dedicated to the capitalisation and development of mining interests in Africa.

Who attends Investing in African Mining Indaba?
This year’s Investing In African Mining Indaba is expected to gather more than 6,000 delegates representing nearly 2,100 international companies. They will interact with 400 sponsors and an anticipated 45 African and Non-African government delegations. The participants will represent nearly all the critical players in the African mining value chain. Investors, mining corporates, government ministers, international press, and other industry stakeholders should not miss this opportunity to network with the global mining industry.

Who are the sponsors?
The world’s major mineral producers, developers and explorers are all represented. Also available for networking and deal-making are the world’s leading banks, insurance companies, law firms, engineering, procurement and logistics operations. Many African governments and regional and international agencies participate to make Mining Indaba a well-rounded event that produces profitable results. Visit our sponsor and exhibitor section for a full listing of participants.

How do I see who is exhibiting? Is there a floor plan?
The floor plan can be found here and will be updated as new sponsors are added .

How can I rent a meeting room?
There are a limited number of meeting rooms available to sponsoring companies. To enquire about meeting room availabilty or to become a sponsor please contact Fred Noce at or by phone at (US) +1 619 656 9263

Who is speaking at the conference?
This event will offer a variety of informational presentations from top global economists, industry analysts and mining management. Please view the conference schedule for full details.

Where can I get the conference programme/agenda?
The programme and schedule are continuously updated on the website and are available here. A full hard copy will be distributed at the event with your registration materials.

Who do I contact if I have additional questions?
Please call +44 (0) 207 779 8890 or send an email to
Hours of operation: Monday - Friday | 09:30 - 17:30 (GMT)

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How much does it cost to attend?
Early registration discounts are available. View the entire fee schedule, including deadlines and pricing.

What’s included with my conference registration?
Conference registration fees include three and 1/2 days (3.5 days) full access to all of presentations, exhibits, luncheons, refreshments and receptions. Conference fees do not include hotel accommodations or guarantee a Gala Dinner ticket.

How do I obtain accreditation for press for Mining Indaba?
Complimentary press registration is available to accredited members of the media. Please visit our press information page for full details.

Where can I find further help regarding registration?
Please refer to Registration FAQs.

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Accommodation & Travel

How do I reserve a hotel room during the conference?
Please visit our accommodations page for full details.

Do I need a visa?
Please visit this site to find complete information on Visa requirements: South Africa Visa Requirements

My SA Consulate says I need a letter from the organisers. Can you supply one?

Yes. Please send an email requesting your visa support letter to
Please include in your request the following details: 

  • Your full name
  • Passport number
  • Country issuing passport
  • Passport expiration date 
  • Company name
  • Job title
  • Date of birth
  • Country of origin.


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