Official launch of EXPONOR 2024, 17 days before it opens

Regional authorities and representatives from mining companies were present at the visit and tour, only days before the international exhibition opens.

With great expectation, Antofagasta is preparing for this international gathering of innovation and technology that will premiere its twentieth edition on June 3, with over 1,100 exhibitors from 32 countries and from all over Chile, who will present the latest trends that are being developed to respond to the different problems faced by the industrial market, both mining and energy.

The activity included a tour with the authorities, led by the Governor of the Antofagasta Region, Ricardo Díaz and accompanied by the Regional Ministerial Secretaries of Mining, Macarena Barramuño; Economy, María Teresa Véliz; and Health (interim), Leonor Castillo. On this occasion, the authorities and the representatives of the strategic partner mining companies of EXPONOR 2024 and representatives of the organizations with which work is being done in co-organized seminars, were able to see the assembly work that has already begun at the AIA Exhibition and Community Activities Grounds.

Antofagasta Minerals is one of the sponsors of the Launch Your Innovation program, which will have 32 initiatives from all over Chile: "our lines and pillars of work include innovation, we are convinced that the great developments and the driver for the mining industry can be found there. Antofagasta is a region full of innovators, and what they need is to be able to generate that connection and synergy with mining companies, so that these innovations can respond to their real needs, especially those of Antofagasta Minerals", said Felipe Alveal, the company's Public Affairs Manager.

BHP, for its part, announced what can be found at its stands nos. 26, 27 and 28 in Outdoor Zone B, "in addition to the permanent opportunity for supplier meetings with our Supply executives, in order to generate commercial contacts, we are going to be organizing different activities at our stand, we are going to have special sessions focused on entrepreneurship and innovation with the Demoday, inclusion, diversity and autonomy", said Cristóbal Marshall, Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Escondida | BHP.

In addition, the event involved the important milestone of the signature of the agreement between the Antofagasta Industrial Association and the Antofagasta Fire Department, represented by the Fifth and Tenth Companies, for the administration of the 4,000 parking spaces offered at the venue during the four-day event.

Culture and heritage will also have their area at EXPONOR, with 28 representatives from the nine counties in the region, where the artisan exhibitors from the region will show the world the traditional benefits and riches of Antofagasta. Miguel Silva, in charge of the Culture and Heritage area of the Artisans Corporation, together with the artisan exhibitor Aracelli Marín, represented this group in the launch activity.

EXPONOR 2024 -june 3 – 6- has the support of its strategic partners Albemarle, Antofagasta Minerals, CODELCO, Escondida|BHP, Minera El Abra, Pan American Silver, Sierra Gorda SCM, Spence|BHP and SQM, together with the backing of APRIMIN, Consejo Minero, Generadoras de Chile, InvestChile, the Ministries of Economy, Mining and Energy, the Regional Government, ProChile, SOFOFA and SONAMI. Official Airline LATAM. Official media partners are Minería Chilena, Reporte Minero, El Mercurio de Antofagasta and Timeline. Credit your visit: visitatecnica@exponor.cl.

EXPONOR 2024... Solutions for a sustainable industry.

Antofagasta, may 16, 2024.


See all news