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AEMQ launches the Quebec Mining Exploration Convention website and announces its official sponsor

06:00 EDT Wednesday, May 16, 2012

ROUYN-NORANDA, QC, May 16, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The AEMQ has officially announced that the Quebec Mining Exploration Convention website and registration module are now available online. The Convention will bring together prospectors, geologists, investors, suppliers, speakers and future graduates at Château Frontenac in Quebec, November 19-22, 2012.

A Web showcase dedicated to the Quebec Mining Exploration Convention

Online since May 11, the website provides a bilingual window of the event, including programming, exhibitions, partnership options, activities, accommodation information, etc... The registration module will allow the 2,000 expected participants to reserve their place in various activities. The site offers a user-friendly portal to encourage participation in the largest ever gathering of the mining exploration industry in Quebec.

The Osisko Mining Corporation: Official Presenter of the Event

The AEMQ and the Osisko Mining Corporation are proud to be partners in hosting the 2012 Convention. "We have always supported the AEMQ in its activities, and it seems natural to become a major partner in this unique event, which will bring together all the players in our industry," says Sean Roosen, President of Osisko. "Furthermore, the AEMQ plays an essential role in promoting information and awareness about our industry, which is still little-known and often misunderstood, especially our exploration segment."

"Selecting Osisko as the official sponsor of our 2012 Convention seemed natural," says Jean-Marc Lulin, President of the AEMQ. "Having become an operating company less than a year ago, Osisko has always stood out for the quality and innovative character of its practices, especially in terms of responsible exploration."

The sponsorship plan developed by the AEMQ will allow a range of businesses to make themselves known and position themselves at an event that brings together various players in the mining industry, making the most of customized and targeted visibility options.

An already well established popularity

More than six months before it is held, the Mining Exploration Convention will soon sell out its exhibition spaces. The event already includes numerous players among mining companies and service providers. The list of businesses whose attendance has been confirmed is available on the Convention's website. The invitation to take part in this unique mining exploration industry meeting has been launched.

About the Quebec Mining Exploration Association (AEMQ)

The Quebec Mining Exploration Association (AEMQ) is a non-profit economic and industry association founded in 1975. It represents prospectors, geologists, geophysicists, entrepreneurs, developers, and other players in Quebec's mining exploration field. AEMQ's mission is to contribute increased geo-scientific knowledge of Quebec's mineral potential, to develop sustainable and responsible mineral exploration and support the expansion of Quebec's mining entrepreneurship.  AEMQ has over 2172 individual members (prospectors, geologists, geophysicists, brokers, tax experts, lawyers, etc.) and over 237 corporate members (major and minor mining exploration companies, geological and geophysical engineering consultancy firms, drilling companies, service providers, equipment manufacturers, etc.).

AEMQ is managed by a board of directors and 20 members representing different aspects of mining exploration in Quebec. AEMQ's headquarters are located at 132, avenue du Lac, Suite 203, Rouyn-Noranda (Quebec) J9X 4N5. For further information, please consult the AEMQ website at

For further information:

Media Relations
Valérie Fillion, Executive Director

Phone: (819) 762-1599  #224


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