SME’s 2017 Annual Conference & Expo and the Colorado Mining Association’s (CMA) 119th National Western Mining Conference & Exhibition will provide the knowledge, insights and information you’ll need to not only survive but thrive in an era of rapid economic and market change. This is the one event where successful leaders from around the world will share their visions, expertise and experience. Avoiding complacency during periods of sustained growth, these mining professionals have been able to quickly and efficiently deploy resources when and where they are needed, growing shareholder value and securing profits.
The SME Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) is the key to reaching the world's mining market. The conference represents a multidiscipline of mining industries and professionals from several different job levels. We invite your company to join us, connect with industry thought leaders, and increase your company's visibility. Your organization will have the opportunity to network with SME attendees, discuss your product or service, and generate ideas about the future.
The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Inc. (SME) is a professional society (nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation) whose more than 15,000 membership represents all professionals serving the minerals industry in more than 100 countries. SME members include engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers. SME advances the worldwide mining and underground construction community through information exchange and professional development. SME's staff is located in Englewood, Colorado.
The Colorado Mining Association (CMA), established in 1876 and incorporated in 1897, is a trade association whose membership, totaling 1,050 which includes 215 companies, is composed of both small and large enterprises engaged in the exploration for, production and refining of, metals, coal, oil shale, and industrial minerals; firms that manufacture and distribute mining and mineral processing equipment and supplies; and other institutions providing services and supplies to the mineral industry.
The SME and CMA Annual Meetings are held together in alternate years.