IPMI serves as a global platform for the precious metals community, facilitating regional and international chapters, working committees, seminars, and webinars. By enabling the exchange of vital information on industry topics, IPMI fosters unparalleled networking opportunities for members. In addition, IPMI proudly hosts an annual international conference—a premier event that brings together industry experts and stakeholders for insightful discussions and collaboration.
Our members include corporations, universities, individuals involved in the precious metals world. EG: exploration & mining / banking, trading & finance / refining & manufacturing / pharma & biomedical / automotive / electronics & other consumer goods.
The International Precious Metals Educational and Scientific Foundation (Foundation) is dedicated to promoting science and technology within the precious metals industry and attracting a new generation of trained professionals. We accomplish this through providing student awards and honoring institutional leadership. Furthermore, the Foundation carries on its long-standing charitable mission, serving as a beacon of inspiration and opportunity for students and professionals alike
The Foundation hosts many technical sessions at our Annual Conference and Seminars. The Foundation also produces The IPMI Journal, an annual technical publication, which includes ground-breaking new papers as well as papers from our archives.
We have a number of working committees whose purpose is to provide a forum for focused work and distribution of information on topics pertinent to the group.
The IPMI Premier Awards Program pays tribute to individuals who have made a significant contribution in the field of precious metals. The IPMI Student Awards Program each year encourage graduate program students to look to precious metals as a career choice and support educational and research programs.
The IPMI Internship Award is granted to undergraduate students who are selected and employed by a member company for an internship.
Know someone whose outstanding efforts should be recognized?
The IPMI is now accepting nominations for its upcoming awards. All awards are given at our Annual International Conference, held in June. The goal of this program is to encourage undergraduate students to enter the precious metal industry upon graduation.
Nominate a person by using the following link.
The IPMI is the gateway to a wealth of resources and connections essential for success in the Precious Metal Industry. We offer targeted membership packages with a tiered benefits structure, ensuring that each member—individual or a company—receives tailored support and resources.
Join our global community and connect with over 210,000 members worldwide who share a passion for the Precious Metal Industry. As a member of the IPMI, you gain exclusive access to the authoritative body that sets industry standards and provides professional guidance. Experience exclusive access to industry-specific content, forge meaningful connections through networking opportunities, and enjoy savings on world-class training.