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About the exhibition

Invest Northern Ireland is planning to exhibit at Future Minerals in January 2025. 

Global demand for minerals and metals will grow exponentially in the coming years and decades to meet the needs of modern society and enable energy transition. 

Bringing together over 26,000 participants, the conference offers delegates the opportunity to exhibit where 2000+ key buyers and industry experts from 150+ countries are projected to attend to find, specify and purchase new services and products. 

Future Mineral Forum offers a fantastic opportunity to engage in high level strategic and technical conversations to learn, acquire insights and contribute to shape the future of the minerals sector. 

Find out more about Future Minerals Forum.

Who should consider attending the exhibition?

The exhibition is suitable for: 

  • Businesses within the materials handling sector 
  • Experienced exporters with equipment suitable for Saudi Arabia’s mining sector 
  • Businesses ideally already engaging with Invest NI’s office in market 
  • Businesses who have established in-market opportunities 


Details of costs to attend will be confirmed. 

Interested in attending the exhibition?

To find out if you can participate, check your eligibility.

Is your business eligible?

Answer the following questions to find out if you can apply.

Q1 - Is your business currently based in Northern Ireland?
Q2 - Can your product or service be sold to customers outside Northern Ireland?
Q3 - Are you an existing Invest Northern Ireland customer?

It is critical to understand any regulatory, compliance, and procedural issues that might affect your product or service in your target market.

A rule or regulation could stop you exporting, therefore it makes sense to find out before you spend any time or money exploring your export options.

Based on your answers your business is eligible to apply for this event.

Complete the following form and one of our international trade advisors will be in touch to discuss the next steps.

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Based on your answers, you should discuss your business’ support needs with an Invest NI advisor.

Complete the following form and one of our advisors will be in touch to discuss the next steps.

Sorry, based on your answers your business does not meet the eligibility criteria for support from Invest NI

Considering doing business with Northern Ireland? Find out more about Northern Ireland’s highly skilled talent, excellent infrastructure, competitive costs, and supportive, business-friendly environment – see Why Northern Ireland?

The UK Government’s Department for Business and Trade offers a wide range of free export support. To find out more, visit

Based on your answers, your business is not eligible to receive support to attend this event.

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Find out more about Future Minerals Forum