The Diggers and Dealers is one of the major mining expo events in western Australia that attracts many heavyweights and small time miners in the mining industry. Its been historically been held in the “mining town of kalgoorlie” for years now.
EVENT DATE: Kalgoorlie 5-7 August 2013 – Diggers and Dealers Mining Conference
Kalgoorlie is a historic gold mining town in Western Australia. It is also known as Kalgoorlie Boulder after its neighbouring township. The city was founded on goldfields in 1893 and 50 mines still operate in the district today, mining for gold and other minerals.
Every mining town has its entertainment spots .In its golden days Kalgoorlie was filled with cowboys, gambling and brothels. Even Today there are adult entertainment venues specially for the mineworkers with brothels in Hay Street, a major drawcard for Kalgoorlie tourism. Langtrees 181 is a renovated bordello, where each room has a different theme depicting the lives of the women who once worked here.
Diggers and Dealers attracts overy 2,500 delegates from the mining, exploration and professional services industries in Australia. This mining forum and gathering will be celebrating its 21stbirthday this year.
The keynote speakers for Diggers and dealers 2013 are
Feature Keynote speakers:
Mr Austan Goolsbee, former Chief Economic Advisor to President Obama will present the key note presentation on Monday 5 August 2013
Previous blog posts
Diggers and dealers 2011 – Here
- Diggers & dealers 2010for more history and information
- Diggers and dealers 2009
- Conference attendees for “DIGGERS AND DEALERS 2012”
Map of Kalgoorlie Diggers n dealers 2013
Restaurants OR PLACES TO EAT in Kalgoorlie for diggers n dealers 2013
Pic from : http://www.diggersndealers.com.au/
Ticket price and Attendance Fee Schedule 2013
|Ticket||Details||Cost inc GST per ticket|
|Full Delegate Pass||Includes access to the presentation sessions, exhibitor marquee, all day catering and 3 evening socials||$1950|
|Limited Delegate Pass||Includes access to all of above except the Wednesday social – Westrac Gala Dinner||$1635|
|Day Pass – Monday or Tuesday||Cost per day is $950 per person. The ticket includes access to the specific day’s programme and the evening function on the particular day chosen.||$950|
|Wednesday Day Pass||Cost for the day is $850 per person. The ticket includes access to the specific day’s programme but not the Gala Dinner.||$850|
In 1893 a bloke called Paddy Hannan cried ‘Eureka’ (or ‘Ouch, I stubbed my toe on a bloody big piece of shiny rock’ or whatever lucky buggers yell when they find gold) and sparked one of “Australia’s great gold rushes”. Kalgoorlie was born.
Tourist things to do in Kalgoorlie
- Kalgoorlie Tours & Charters- Day Tours
- KCGM Super Pit Shop and Hannans North Tourist Mine
- Visit the Western Australian Museum – Kalgoorlie
- Kalgoorlie surrounding towns