Top Ten Reasons to Attend

The SME Minnesota Conference is the leading conference for regional collaboration and growth in the mining industry, specifically in the iron ore industry. The extensive technical program and expansive exhibit hall make the SME Minnesota Conference one of the top performing regional conferences in the industry. Here are some of the reasons why you can't afford to miss the SME Minnesota Conference:


  1. Network, Network, Network

    Network with hundres of your peers at our opening night reception, luncheons, networking events and refreshment breaks. Don’t forget your business cards!

  2. Exclusive Access

    Gain exclusive access to the brightest minds in the minerals industry. Learn from industry thought leaders and develop new persepctives on topics that impact the local industry.

  3. Educational Opportunities

    Participate in our technical sessions covering a wide range of topics from environmental technology to mining and exploration.

  4. Regain Your Focus

    Distractions are all around us, but this conference is focused specifically on the minerals you use every day, which means you will be able to take advantage of numerous take-aways that will help you advance in your career.

  5. Highly Focused Program

    By keeping the conference focused, we can bring together greater developmental opportunities and keep your conference learning experience dedicated only to the issues that matter most.

  6. Technologies & Innovation

    Check out the latest products and most advanced solutions on the market in our Exhibition Hall.

  7. Cultural Experience

    The national reach of SME creates a culturally diverse conference that brings professionals together to explore the latest trends and topics on a regional, national and global scale.

  8. Real Value. Measurable ROI.

    Attending the SME Minnesota Conference provides you with the opportunity to take away valuable ideas and insight that can be put into practice at your organization.

  9. Improve Your Team

    Share your newfound knowledge with your co-workers and management when you get back.

  10. History of Excellence

    The SME Minnesota Conference has been a staple conference for more than 90 years, providing the minerals industry with a regional conference that focuses on the issues affecting one of the nation's largest mining sectors.

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