MineX Mount Isa has wrapped up after two big days at Buchanan Park and organisers Commerce North West are hailing it as a success.
Commerce North West president Emma Harman said she was feeling a mixture of relief, happiness and tiredness after the event.
"A few weeks ago we were worried whether we had done enough, but I'm delighted by how it has come together and the positive feedback was great," Ms Harman said.
Ms Harman said the Covid lockdown a week out from the event almost threw a spanner in the works.
"It affected some of our exhibitors and some of our speakers have not been able to attend because they are in Victoria," she said.
"But we haven't had to shut any sections down but we definitely noticed the absence of some key people."
Ms Harman said she didn't have the details yet of how many people came through the doors over the two days as yet.
"What I do know is that yesterday we had record number of mine workers through the doors," she said.
"What that is saying is even if we did not have the volume of people, the quality was up."
Ms Harman said exhibitors had told her they had made good connections.
"This was a transition year, we really wanted to develop the speakers list with the iHub," she said.
"That has been a success, we've had some really good quality speakers and it's going gangbusters, that's something we want to grow in future events."
Ms Harman confirmed MineX would now continue as an annual event next year.
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