We are delighted to announce the Annual ABMEC Annual Conference & Exhibition will take place at the Nottingham Belfry on Thursday 23 November 2023, with associated events built around it.

The Conference speakers tackle the issues of today, the demands on the industry, how to meet ESG and sustainability while supplying commodities for essential industries such as construction, communication and food production. They also embrace the next generation of mining captains, promoting collaboration and common standards with operators and suppliers aligned.

The future for mining is bright and we invite you to participate in the premier mining supply chain event in the UK. It’s your chance to:

  • Apply to speak – keynote speakers, please supply synopsis
  • Exhibit – showcase your products and gain a 3-minute sales pitch to influential audience
  • Register to attend – learn new innovations, technology and market trends
  • Network – with like-minded people; suppliers, operators, government, educators
  • Enjoy – evening dinner with Alfie Moore, Radio 4’s “A Fair Cop” after dinner entertainer
  • Participate – extra activities, such as golf, Inside Mining Seminar
  • Support – Charity Race Night in support of Samantha Sykes Foundation
  • Sponsorship – Opportunities available here
  • Students & apprentices – possible grant funding available: apply here

The Conference guarantees to entertain, inform and educate. Register for Early Bird discount now.

ABMEC members benefit from complimentary places (a package worth up to £1,165) plus the chance to participate in the Power Hour (3-minute sales presentations).

ADD VALUE: Inside Mining Seminar (Wednesday 1.30pm - 22 November 2023)
A half day seminar on the mining cycle; from exploration and investment to extraction and marketing. Run by leading mining-industry analyst Dr Chris Hinde of Pick and Pen Ltd, formerly of S&P Global Market Intelligence, and Paul Freeman, Mining Engineer and coal mining specialist.

Wednesday 22 November 2023 11.00am Golf Sherwood Forest Golf Course,

Eakring Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire,NG18 3EW

1.30pm – 5.00pm Inside Mining Seminar – Chatterley’s Room No 3

Nottingham Belfry, off Woodhouse Way, Nottingham, NG8 6PY

6.00pm Drinks reception in Trafalgar Bar
7.00pm – 9.00pm Street style buffet in Churchill Area
7.30pm Race Night; first race
Thursday 23 November 2023 7.30am Exhibition area open for set up
8.30am Registration opens
9.00am – 4.50pm Speaker sessions with 2 breaks & lunch
10.00am 3-minute pitches Power Hour
4.50pm Conference closes
5.00pm Exhibition area closes
6.00pm Meet for complimentary pre-dinner drinks

Churchill & Trafalgar Areas

7.00pm Dinner – Admiralty Suite
8.45pm Alfie Moore, Radio 4’s “A Fair Cop” evening entertainment
Accommodation Book directly with hotel, ABMEC rate of £120 B&B, Tel 01159 739393
By transport Nearest train station: Nottingham (NOT), 7 miles

By car: M1, Junction 26, ample free parking on site

By air: East Midland Airport, 15 miles

Dress code Business (daytime), smart casual (evening)




Adele Wilbraham

ABMEC Support

Unit 2, Wordsworth Business Park, Whaley Road

Barugh Green, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 1FJ, UK

+44 (0)1924 860258 | www.abmec.org.uk