Prospectors’ Tent Information/Application

The Prospectors’ Tent provides an opportunity for independent prospectors to present new discoveries. Participants will have space to display grab samples, maps, assay results and other information to delegates.

Prospectors’ Tent 2018 Participant Information

Application Deadline: Applications are now closed.

Click here for the Prospectors’ Tent Schedule

For more information please contact:

Roxanne Finnie, AME Manager, Member Relations at: or 604.630.3927

Selection Process

The Roundup Prospectors’ Tent Chair will determine who participates and on which days. Criteria used in the selection process include the number and uniqueness of the prospects and the quality and originality of the proposed display. Selected prospectors will be formally confirmed to participate via letter by October 20, 2017. Applications received after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list. All prospectors are welcome to apply, though preference will be given to BC and Yukon based prospectors.

On Site

Prospectors will present on a two-day rotation. Each confirmed prospector will be allocated one rolling pin-board, arm-lamp, one skirted and covered 6’ table, and two chairs. Power is available for laptops and other electronic devices. An internet connection can be purchased from the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Shipping: Please do not ship materials directly to the Vancouver Convention Centre. All large shipments must be sent to the Showtime Advance WarehouseFor the shipping FAQ, please click here.  For additional information please contact Roxanne Finnie AME, Manager Member Relations at or 604.630.3927.


There is no cost for the Prospectors’ Tent booth space. However, all confirmed Prospectors’ Tent participants will be required to purchase an individual AME membership and a Roundup Conference Exhibit Hall or Full Delegate pass in order to access the exhibit hall.

Prospectors who exhibit at Roundup 2018 will receive a $250 rebate cheque following the conference to help cover participation costs.


Questions can be directed, by email or phone, to the Prospectors’ Tent Chair:
Ron Bilquist 250.247.8363