National Mining Association (NMA) encourages exhibitors to hold press conferences during MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2016. There has been a high demand for space to hold press events. Space for exhibitors who wish to hold press conferences is limited.

Press Conference in the MINExpo Press Conference Room at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC)

A room at the LVCC is set up specifically for exhibitors to hold a press conference. The use of the room is provided on a complimentary basis to exhibitors only. If you wish to schedule a press conference in the press conference room, please complete the Press Conference Request Form. All press conferences requested on this form will be included in the list of press conferences made available to all media in attendance at the show. Press conferences in the Press Conference room can be scheduled for 30 minutes or one hour timeframes.

Press conferences can be scheduled on the following days and times:

  • Monday, September 26  | Noon – 4 p.m.* No Longer Available
  • Tuesday, September 27  | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.* No Longer Available
  • Wednesday, September 28  | 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.*

(*The last press conference will start at 4 p.m.)

Please note that the press conference room will be set in classroom style with a podium and head table. There will be a screen, projector and hook-ups for a laptop. Laptop will not be provided. Changes cannot be made to the room set up. No food or beverage is allowed to be served inside the Press Conference room.

The Press Conference Request Form deadline is September 9, 2016. After this time, press conference requests for the MINExpo press conference room will not be scheduled.

Press Conference held in a Company Booth

NMA does not allow press conferences to be held on the show floor on the first day of the show, Monday, September 26, 2016

MINExpo exhibitors are permitted to hold press conferences in their booth on the show floor during show hours on Tuesday, Sept. 27 and Wednesday, Sept. 28. In addition, a press conference may be held in your booth one hour prior to the opening of the show on Tuesday, September 27 and Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

If you plan to hold a Press Conference in your company booth, please submit the Booth Press Conference Form.

Booth Press Conference Forms must be received no later than September 9, 2016. After this time, NMA reserves the right to not approve the in-booth event.

For more information about holding a Press Conference at MINExpo contact Ashley Hurst at