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Upcoming Event

7 - 9 May 2019

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Join us to celebrate 35 years of ICDA

Will 2019 mark the resurgence of Zimbabwe in the global chromium market? Increasing beneficiation, developing stainless steel industry locally, what is the strategy of the country holding the second largest chrome ore reserves in the world? In a global challenging socio-economic situation what will be the contribution of chromium to the local development?

Attend this exceptional conference and get viewpoints from a diversified panel of experts including Government leaders, independent analysts and market representatives.

This ICDA event will offer you a unique chance to network with more than 200 high-profile delegates from the world chromium industry value chain.



Afarak TMS
Afrochine Smelting P/L
Alloy Consult
AMG Aluminium
AMG Superalloys
Anglo American
Aperam Sourcing SCA
Argus Media
Asia Steel & Metals
Baometal Minerals International Trade Ltd.
Beijing Runtianlong
BF International Limited
Chamber of Mines - Zimbabwe
China National Minerals
Chongqing Minfeng Chemical
Chrome Iberica
Cofermin Chrome GmbH
Cronimet Ferroleg GmbH
Dalian Fu Ferroalloy Group
DCX Chrome
Dedeman Madencilik
EK Company AG
Elementis Chromium
ELG Haniel GmbH
F.W. Winter Inc & Co
Galmet SPA
Government of Zimbabwe
Gurta AG
Hempel Intermetaux
iMetal Company
Independent Mineral Distributors
Inter Alloys S.L.U
JFE Materials
JFE Shoji Trade Corporation
Kalon Resources Pte
Lanxess (Pty) Ltd.
Maputo Port
Marubeni Corporation Johannesburg Branch
Marubeni Tetsugen Co., Ltd.
Merafe Resources
Metal Partner GmbH
Midural Chemicals SA
Mitsubishi Corporation
Mitsubishi Corporation RtM Japan Ltd.
Mitsubishi Corporation RtM International Pte Ltd.
Minerals Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe
Monteagle Logistics Limited
New Sokao
Nichel Leghe SpA
Nippon Chemical Industrial Co., Ltd.
North American Minerals
Ore Alloy Development Corporation Ltd.
Outokumpu Nirosta
Pacific Linkage (China) Limited
Pelagic Resources (Pty) Ltd.
Polymetcore SA
Possehl Erzkontor GmbH Co. KG.
Rand York Minerals
Samchrome FZE
Shanghai J.Sun Trading
Shanghai Qunxian
Shanxi Wanyang International Trading Co., Ltd.
Sichuan Yinhe Chemical
Sisecam - Soda Sanayii A.S.
Sojitz Corporation
Sumitomo Corporation
Tata Steel
Tharisa Minerals
Thyssenkrupp Materials Trading
UniChrome AG
Vishnu Chemicals Limited
Wogen Resources
Yildirim Group(ETI KROM A.S.)
Zimasco (Pvt) Ltd.


General Information

Registration and payment

The 35 years of ICDA conference is open to both ICDA members and non ICDA members provided companies are in good standing and have no dues towards the ICDA. 

Conference registration will be valid after entire payment is received. Access to the conference will not be granted with partial and/or absence of payment.

Delegates have to register online using the ICDA event registration platform since discounts are automatically calculated by the online system.

If you are an ICDA Member, please log in first with your member credentials and then access the registration platform for a discounted rate.

Request for exception to online payment will be examined on a case by case basis - please contact us.

Online registration is mandatory  in the 10 working days prior the conference. No exception possible. 

The event registration platform will close on 7th May 2019, 1pm, CET time.

Early-bird rate

The early-bird rate is valid until 1st February 2019 and cumulative with the existing discount policy.

In case of payment by bank transfer, the full amount must reach us by 1st February 2019, otherwise you will automatically be subject to the conference applicable rate and receive an additional invoice.

Discount policy

-10% for the 4th delegate registered, -20% for the 5th, -30% for the 6th, -40% for the 7th and -50% onwards, will be automatically applied by the online registration system.

Registration cancellation

There will be no refund from 5th April 2019 for any cancellation. Only delegate substitution will be permitted.

Cancellation prior 5th April 2019 will imply a € 300 retention charge to cover administrative work.

There are no fees applied in case of delegate substitution.


Carefully check in advance with your local Embassy the requirements for your entry in Zimbabwe.

ICDA can facilitate by providing an invitation letter, feel free to contact us.

ICDA is not liable for any visa refusal and/or incomplete dossiers as well as for late visa application.


You will receive all notification needed to book your room at a preferential rate at the hotel where the conference will take place after your registration for the conference is paid and confirmed. Hotel policy will apply.

Spouse fee

The spouse fee is inclusive of both evening functions (welcome and gala dinners) and not applicable for business partners and/or colleagues.

Dress code

Please dress appropriately for conference and evening functions, business attire is recommended.

Weather & Climate in May

Average low temperature: 14°
Average high temperature: 24°
Average Humidity:  4%
Average Rainfall: 12 mm
Average Rainy Days: 2days