Come together with over 300 delegates from the minting and related industries at the 2023 Mint Directors Conference in Ottawa, to discuss the future of circulation coins, collector coins and bullion, as well as Industry contribution to the sustainability agenda.

Mint Directors Conference 2023

Canada – Ottawa

15-18 October 2023

Minting For The Future

About MDC

The MDC (Mint Directors Conference), traditionally held every two years, is the pre-eminent international event where mint directors, suppliers, retailers and other stakeholders, come together to exchange information and debate the development in and future of coins.

Founded in 1962, the next MDC takes place in Ottawa, Canada, hosted by the Royal Canadian Mint. Join us as we meet in person for the first time in five years.

Discussion Topics

The social inclusion – the role of cash in an increasing digital payment environment?

How mints can and do contribute to the sustainability agenda?

Coexistence of cash and digital currency – myth or reality?

How can mints play a part in the payment ecosystem of the future?

Unprecedented world events and their impact on the industry Sharing of experiences around the world?

What are the new trends in numismatics that could increase revenues?

Do we need to rethink the numismatic ecosystem?

How can we engage with the younger generation? How can we interest them in coin buying? In fact, let’s ask younger mint employees to join us at the conference to tell us.

The bullion market insights?

The bullion/collectible coin boundary?

As an industry, where will we be in 10 years’ time… and more importantly is this where we want to be?

Welcome from Marie Lemay

It is a great pleasure and privilege to have the Royal Canadian Mint host the 31st International Mint Directors Conference (MDC) in Ottawa Canada.
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Destination

As Canada’s capital, Ottawa is where you can experience some of the country’s best attractions, celebrations and flavours in one welcoming city. With its unique blend of urban and rural beauty, year-round outdoor activities, and vibrant neighbourhoods, the Ottawa region is best explored over three days or more.

The region is framed by beautiful waterways, including the Ottawa River, the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. You are minutes away from Parliament Hill, national museums and local shopping. The best part, October will delight you with its burst of fall foliage.

Sponsor Opportunities

ULTIMATE

SOLD

Double booth in premium position and private room

5 delegates

Closing night gala & welcome speech

Opportunity to give a presentation, chair one plenary session and lead one break-out session

Extended profile on website and in conference app

Full recognition in all marketing materials, conference screens, continuity slides, signage, app etc.

Promotional gift at registration

Receipt of delegate list with contact details at regular intervals in runup to event

PLATINUM

USD $75,000

Double booth in premium position and private room

3 delegates

Monday evening dinner or Sunday cocktail reception

Opportunity to give a presentation, chair one plenary session and lead one break-out session

Extended profile on website and in conference app

Full recognition in all marketing materials, conference screens, continuity slides, signage, app etc.

Promotional gift at registration

Receipt of delegate list with contact details at regular intervals in runup to event

GOLD

USD $40,000

Single booth

2 delegates

Monday or Tuesday Lunch
1st opportunity to sponsor one of the branding opportunities (see below), if required
Opportunity to give a presentation, chair one plenary session and lead one break-out session

Extended profile on website and in conference app

Full recognition in all marketing materials, conference screens, continuity slides, signage, app etc.

Promotional gift at registration

Receipt of delegate list with contact details at regular intervals in runup to event

SILVER

USD $15,000

1 delegate

4 Breaks (morning or afternoon)
1st opportunity to sponsor one of the branding opportunities (see below), if required

Extended profile on website and in conference app

Full recognition in all marketing materials, conference screens, continuity slides, signage, app etc.

Promotional gift at registration

Receipt of delegate list with contact details at regular intervals in runup to event

Branding Opportunities*

App and conference handbook

USD $6,000

Awards sponsorship

by negotiation

Conference dinner

by negotiation

Badges

USD $6,000

Drinks reception

by negotiation

Lanyards

USD $1,500

Reusable water bottles / sweets

USD $2,500

Pads and pens

USD $2,500

Conference bags

USD $7,500

* Please note that the fees for branding opportunities are in addition to the gold and silver sponsor fees. Alternatively, the branding opportunities can be purchased without companies having to be gold or silver sponsors.

Delegate Fees

Further discounts apply for early registration – ends on 15 April 2023

Ends 15 Apr 2023

After 15 Apr 2023

Mint Member (IMDA)

USD 1,320

USD 1,595

Mint Member (non-IMDA)

USD 1,620

USD 1,900

Special Member*

USD 1,470

USD 1,750

Associate Member**

USD 2,750

USD 3,025

Companion

USD 900

USD 1,080

Special Member* – government issuer (central bank, treasury or government finance ministry)
Associate Member** – industry supplier

Mint Member (IMDA)

Ends 15 Apr 2023

After 15 Apr 2023

USD 1,320

USD 1,595

Mint Member (non-IMDA)

Ends 15 Apr 2023

After 15 Apr 2023

USD 1,620

USD 1,900

Special Member*

Ends 15 Apr 2023

After 15 Apr 2023

USD 1,470

USD 1,750

Special Member* – government issuer (central bank, treasury or government finance ministry)

Associate Member*

Ends 15 Apr 2023

After 15 Apr 2023

USD 2,750

USD 3,025

Associate Member* – industry supplier

Companion

Ends 15 Apr 2023

After 15 Apr 2023

USD 900

USD 1,080

Our Venue

Fairmont Château Laurier

Located in the downtown core, with ByWard Market on one side and the Rideau Canal locks on the other, Fairmont Château Laurier has been revitalized to offer you even more luxurious accommodations in a historic chateau. From traditional guest rooms to the luxury of Fairmont Gold, Fairmont’s sophisticated signature can be found throughout the majestic castle.

Making your hotel reservation

Delegates are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodation. 

Booking Your Stay

Delegates are able to book their stay for the conference and receive the special MDC2023 rate.

From CAD 309/night

Taxes not included

The Westin Ottawa

Within walking distance to the main venue.

Making your hotel reservation

Delegates are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodation. 

Booking Your Stay

Delegates are able to book their stay for the conference and receive the special MDC2023 rate.

From CAD 289/night

Taxes not included

Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa
Ontario, Canada K1N 8S7
Tel +1 613 241 1414
Website

The Westin Ottawa
11 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa
Ontario, Canada K1N 9H4
Tel +1 613-560-7000
Website

Fairmont Château Laurier

The Westin Ottawa