2020 brings a first for Xplor

21 August 2020

Summer and its vacations have certainly looked different this year, and now they’re coming to an end. People are going back to work and school and starting to plan their fall.  We know that our industry sees the fall as an opportunity to get together, network, take stock, and plan the future of mineral exploration.

Naturally, the pandemic has brought a new set of challenges, and we’ve all had to make adjustments. Gatherings of hundreds or even thousands of people aren’t safe right now, because the risk of spreading COVID-19 is too great. For that reason, the QMEA will be holding a virtual convention this year for the first time!

See you October 19–23, 2020!

The QMEA and Xplor 2020’s official presenter, Chrono Aviation, would like to invite you to our first-ever virtual convention. All of our activities, like the three days of conferences and the Recognition Award ceremony, will be held online. This new format will include blocks of high-quality conferences where you can connect and attend no matter where you are!

Under the circumstances, a trade show isn’t in the cards for this year, but we know we’ll be able to see you all again next year! We hope to see everyone at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth for Xplor 2021.

Due to recent events, booth reservations for the 2020 edition will be held until next year, under the same conditions. We will get in touch with exhibitors once preparations for Xplor 2021 begin.

Convention registration will open at the end of August.

Click here to see the program for each day.

Renew your QMEA membership and support!

If you haven’t already renewed your corporate membership by booking a booth at Xplor, we’ll contact you soon to help you renew.

Individual memberships will be renewed when you register for the virtual convention.

Become an event partner

Show your support for the Association by becoming a convention partner. You’ll benefit from increased visibility within the event and the entire industry. Contact Valérie Fillion to learn about the opportunities available to you.

Mark an X in your calendar so you don’t miss Virtual Xplor!

Join us from October 19–23, 2020. We can’t wait to see you at Virtual Xplor!



Chrono Aviation
Quebec Mining Exploration Association (QMEA)




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