INDUSTRY BULLETIN: Avalon Rare Metals' Participation at PDAC 2014

February 27, 2014

Avalon Rare Metals Inc. (TSX and NYSE MKT: AVL) (“Avalon” or the “Company”) is pleased to invite shareholders and other interested delegates to the 2014 PDAC Convention, Trade Show and Investors Exchange in Toronto, ON, March 2 – 4, 2014. The following lists all exhibits, events and speaking engagements featuring Avalon management and staff. All events take place in the South Building of the Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre, unless noted otherwise.

INVESTORS EXCHANGE - Mining Investment Show
Avalon Rare Metals, Booth #2303, Level 800
Sunday, March 2 to Tuesday, March 4 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, March 5 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ron Malashewski, Manager, Investor Relations, and/or Brian St. Louis, Manager, Government Relations, along with other members of the Avalon management team, will be available at the booth to meet with shareholders and interested parties. Don Bubar, President and CEO, plans to be available at the booth on Sunday, March 2, between 2:30 and 5:00 pm

CORE SHACK – Session B

Avalon Rare Metals, Booth #5017, Level 700
Tuesday, March 4 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, March 5 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Core from Avalon’s Separation Rapids lithium minerals property will be presented by Chris Pedersen, Sr. Geologist and Ron Malashewski, Manager, Investor Relations.


Friday, February 28

8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Dr. Bill Mercer, Vice President, Exploration and Mark Wiseman, Vice President, Sustainability will be running a short course on Health and Safety in Mineral Exploration from. Registration is required to attend the workshop.

Sunday, March 2

10:30 am to 12:00 pm. Mark Wiseman will be a panelist in the CSR Event Series “Getting it Right: Community Engagement for Junior Companies” in room 803AB.

Monday, March 3

Avalon and Hatch are co-hosting a Hospitality event to celebrate the signing of the Participation Agreement between Avalon and the Northwest Territory Métis Nation from 4 pm to 6 pm in the Lobby of 130 Adelaide St. West. This event is by invitation only. Please email ir@avalonraremetals.com if you wish to attend.

Tuesday, March 4

10:45 am: Dr. Bill Mercer will be introducing the Thayer Lindsley Award Winners’ presentation in Room 713

11:00 am to 12:00 pm: Don Bubar, President and CEO, will participate on an industry panel in the CANNOR:NPMO Forum where he will be discussing the Nechalacho Project in the context of the theme Moving Projects Forward in Canada’s North: Success Stories in Room 206BA (North Building).

2:00 pm: Dr. Bill Mercer will speak in the Open Session at, Room 713 on “Energy conservation at Avalon’s Nechalacho Project, NWT, Canada”.

Wednesday, March 5

9:00 am to 12:00 pm: Don Bubar will co-chair the technical program “Specialty Metals and Industrial Minerals” in Room 715. Pierre Neatby, VP, Sales and Marketing, will be presenting on the Separation Rapids Project in this session at 11:15 am.

9:00 am to 12:00 pm: Dr. Bill Mercer will co-chair the technical program “New Discoveries and Developments” along. This session will take place in Room 716. Among the presentations is one on Zenyatta Ventures’ Albany Ultra-High Purity Graphite discovery at 9:10 am. Don Bubar serves as a technical advisor to Zenyatta.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Avalon Rare Metals Inc. (TSX & NYSE MKT: AVL) is a mineral development company focused on rare metal deposits in Canada. Its 100%-owned Nechalacho Deposit, Thor Lake, NWT is exceptional in its large size and enrichment in the scarce 'heavy' rare earth elements, key to enabling advances in clean technology and other growing high-tech applications. With a positive feasibility study and environmental assessment completed, the Nechalacho Project remains the most advanced potential large new source of heavy rare earths in the world outside of China, currently the source of most of the world's supply. Avalon is adequately funded, has no debt and its work programs are progressing. Social responsibility and environmental stewardship are corporate cornerstones.