Membership services

The following is information regarding membership services with the Ontario Printing and Imaging Association. 

 
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Events

   The OPIA offers events including an Annual Awards Night, training breakfasts or dinner events with keynote speakers that cover an array of relevant topics. 

   The OPIA Excellence in Print Awards competition allows the industry to compete by submitting their best work in several categories to be judged by a panel of esteemed experts. Our category and division winners are celebrated once a year at the OPIA Excellence in Print Awards Night. 

   We host two golf tournaments per year – one is held in the Toronto area and the other in the Kitchener area. It is a great opportunity for members to bring guests and network among peers.

Government affairs

   We actively work with all levels of government, municipal, provincial and federal to ensure that the best information and education is received by our members.

   We are also the voice of the graphics communications industry to government including ministry issues such as taxation, health and safety, labour, environment, finance and industry affairs.

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FSC Small Group Certification 

    We offer a small group FSC certification program for companies under 15 employees – this offers tremendous savings to smaller companies that need a FSC certification to compete in today’s market.

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Environment, Health and Safety 

     We have the best in the industry for environment, health and safety best practices and standards. The OPIA has been an active original member of the WSIB Safety Group for over 17 years. We meet regularly with the government regulators that govern the industry to ensure that the voice of the industry is heard and our members receive the latest most important information to stay competitive.