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Information Bulletin: Avalon management and staff involved in many activities at the 2010 PDAC Convention

Avalon Rare Metals is pleased to provide shareholders and other interested delegates to the 2010 PDAC International Convention, Trade Show and Investor Exchange, Toronto, ON, March 7 - 10, 2010 with the following list of all the exhibits, events, and speaking engagements featuring Avalon management and staff:

Investors Exchange - Mining Investment Show 
Avalon Rare Metals Booth #2303, Level 800, South Building
Sunday, March 7 to Tuesday, March 9 from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Wednesday, March 10 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Hosted by Virginia Morgan and John Hyslop, with support from technical staff David Swisher, VP Operations, Bill Mercer, VP Exploration and Chris Pedersen, Senior Geologist. President & CEO Don Bubar plans to be available at the booth on Sunday afternoon and Monday afternoon between 2:30 pm and 4:00 pm. Click here to access the floor plan search.

SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010

Avalon is co-sponsoring the 2010 TREO 2Nite Reception hosted by RareMetalBlog. Guest speakers include Gareth Hatch, Editor in Chief of RareMetalBlog, and newsletter writer John Kaiser, of Kaiser Bottom-Fish Online. Details: Sunday, March 7th from 5:30 pm - 9 pm, Ontario & Niagara rooms of the Intercontinental Hotel. To RSVP please email Stew Cowans.

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2010

Avalon is co-sponsoring the Rare Earth Power Breakfast hosted by Proactive Investors from 7:30 am to 9:00 am at the Intercontinental Hotel, Caledon Room. A Corporate Presentation will be delivered by Don Bubar. Continental breakfast included. Click here to register.

Bill Mercer, VP Exploration, will be presenting at the Student Workshop on Mineral Exploration and Corporate Social Responsibility: the Role of the Geologist from 4:00 pm to 4:20 pm.

At Awards Evening from 6:00 pm at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Canadian Room, Avalon and DeBeers Canada will each be receiving the E3 Environmental & Social Responsibility Award. The award recognizes organizations demonstrating outstanding initiative, leadership and accomplishment in protecting and preserving the natural environment and/or in establishing good community relations during an exploration program or operation of a mine.

TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010 

Don Bubar, co-chairs a technical session with Chief Glenn Nolan, Advisory Committee member, on Case Histories in Community Engagement: Canada and International from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Room 713. Bill Mercer will be speaking at this session on A recent case history in Aboriginal community engagement from the Northwest Territories, Canada: The Thor Lake rare metals project.'

Virginia Morgan, Manager, Investor Relations, will be presenting a company update at the Investors Exchange Forum from 10:00 am in Room 801B.

Bill Mercer will be chairing a special presentation by the winners of the Thayer Lindsey award from 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm.

Aboriginal Presentation Room: Communities and Companies Working Together! in room 717A. From 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, PDAC's Aboriginal Affairs Committee ("AAC") with Fasken Martineau, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Neegan Burnside and Cree Mineral Exploration Board, proudly host a cultural event and discussion regarding fostering mutually cooperative, respectful and successful relationships between mining companies, First Nations and other aboriginal communities. Don Bubar, as AAC Co-chair, will be acting as co-emcee of this popular event.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 10, 2010 

Bill Mercer chairs a technical session on New Discoveries and Developments from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm in Room 716.

And finally, DON'T MISS:

Chris Pedersen, Avalon's Senior Geologist and drilling program manager, fresh from the site, will be speaking on the latest interpretation of the Geology of the Nechalacho Rare Earth Elements deposit, NWT during the technical session on Industrial and Rare Metals in Room 713 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

We look forward to seeing you there!

About Avalon Rare Metals Inc.
Avalon Rare Metals Inc. (TSX:AVL) (OTCQX:AVARF) is a mineral exploration and development company focused on rare metals deposits in Canada. Its flagship project, the 100%-owned Nechalacho Deposit, Thor Lake, NWT, is emerging as one of the largest undeveloped rare earth elements resources in the world. Its exceptional enrichment in the more valuable 'heavy' rare earth elements, which are key to enabling advances in green energy technology and other growing high-tech applications, is one of the few potential sources of these critical elements outside of China, currently the source of 95% of world supply. Avalon is well funded, has no debt and its work programs are progressing steadily. Social responsibility and environmental stewardship are corporate cornerstones.