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When: Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Where: Corporate Event Centre at CHSI, 5110 Creekbank Rd, Mississauga, ON L4W … Read More

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When: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Registration: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. (includes continental breakfast)
Presentation: … Read More

In business literature, commoditization is defined as: “the process by which goods that have economic value and are distinguishable in terms of attributes (uniqueness or brand) end up becoming simple commodities in the eyes of the market or consumers.”
This seminar … Read More

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Send a request to ngamble@copa.ca to be added to a waiting list…. Read More

Three months in, where are we at?
At the end of 2017, COPA & CHHMA hosted their first HR event discussing several Employment Acts in Ontario that were updated effective, January 1, 2018. We’ll be hosting … Read More

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When: Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Where: Corporate Event Centre at CHSI | 5110 Creekbank … Read More

COPA members are invited to attend CHHMA’s Spring Conference on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at the Mississauga Convention Centre.
This year’s conference will cover key areas of concern for Canadian businesses: the local and global economy, the impact of … Read More

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When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 8:00 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
Where: Centre for Health & Safety Innovation | 5110 … Read More

Mental Health, Minimum Wage, Marijuana and Harassment
Several Employment Acts in Ontario have recently been updated which means employers will be under new regulations effective January 1, 2018. Join us on December 4, 2017 at a COPA/CHHMA … Read More

Searching for Demand in the Marketplace
When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 | 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 … Read More

Thank you both for putting this on. Hannah was very knowledgeable and professional on a topic that should be an urgent priority for our industry. We look forward to receiving her PowerPoint; lots to digest there…. Read More

Are you ready to lead change? More often than not, people are opposed to the idea of change. More often than not, it’s a really good idea to embrace that change, for it can have positive … Read More

Mark Your Calendar: Full Day ConferenceIt happens like clockwork: At the start of every year, we make a list of resolutions to better ourselves. So, why … Read More

Paul J. Dorion

COPA is providing another opportunity for our members to meet with Paul … Read More

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Shining stars honoured at the Annual COPA Stars GalaThe 2016 COPA Stars Gala brought together office products luminaries from across … Read More

***THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT***
Attention: COPA Members – Vendors and ManufacturersInterested in improving business results and profitability? Can you and members of your organization develop persuasive proposals and negotiate effectively? … Read More

Nominations are open for the 2016 COPA Awards Program! If you know of someone who was involved with a fantastic product, program or campaign, we want to hear from you!

Recognizing the outstanding achievements of members over the past year, the COPA Awards honour excellence in the industry. Categories include:

Individual Award … Read More

Hello CHHMA & COPA Members,

We would like to invite you to participate in a free educational webinar on Digital Marketing in June presented by Sofie Andreou of Sofie Andreou & Associates.

Sofie recently spoke at the CHHMA Spring Conference & AGM in April and we have now asked her to … Read More

To keep its members informed of important changes, COPA is hosting a conference at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga, ON, on April 27, 2016. The seminar will focus on ways to prepare for pension change and to protect your bottom line in the uninsured world of … Read More

According to a recent Stats Can study that looks at wealth, the gap between rich and poor is widening in Canada.

This could have adverse effects on the retail outlet and on how people shop.

The Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) & The Canadian Hardware & Housewares Manufacturers Association (CHHMA) … Read More

According to a recent Stats Can study that looks at wealth, the gap between the rich and the poor is widening in Canada. This could have adverse effects on the retail outlet and on how people shop.

The Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) & CHHMA is working with the RetailNet Group … Read More

It is the start of a new year, which means the forecast for Transportation trends for e-commerce is still yet to be predicted. This seminar is a great opportunity to … Read More

It is the start of a new year, which means the forecast for Transportation trends for e-commerce is still yet to be predicted. This seminar is a great opportunity to learn more about creating the most optimal e-commerce shipment and delivery methods for business.

Learn about the first customizable parcel pick up … Read More

As we blaze into another new year, you may have made a few resolutions. Why not make one of them about understanding your fellow co-workers a little bit more?

Based on the latest research and practical workplace observations, it is clear managers are frustrated by the perceived neediness of their younger … Read More

Many industry professionals including COPA’s most special and distinguished guests gathered at the elegant and modern The Vue Event Venue in Toronto on November 19th to enjoy entertainment and exquisite dining and to honour esteemed award winners at the 2015 Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) Stars Gala.

With a memorable night … Read More

When research and development is the heartbeat of a company, innovation is bound to follow. Thomson Reuters recognized the creative innovations that take place at 3M every day and has placed the science-based company high on its fifth annual Top 100 Global Innovators list. From a pool of more than … Read More

Join one—or five—COPA solution group(s) to improve your business

No matter how successful your company is, there is always room for improvement. There are many people on many levels who work together to achieve great things, and if each of us comes together to fulfill improvement – no matter how small … Read More

Last week I attended an informative COPA seminar hosted by “AB Inbev” brewers of Labatt Blue, Budweiser and Stella Artois. Josh Belliveau, Inbev Canada’s Trade & Marketing Manager took us through the ins and outs of the beer industry while pointing out potential opportunities for office supply dealers.

Inbev is interested in exploring … Read More

The 2015 Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) Stars Gala will take place November 19th, 2015 at the Vue in Toronto.

The gala will honour award winners in a celebration of innovation and excellence in the industry. The event offers an evening of mixing and mingling with COPA’s most distinguished guests, members … Read More

“There’s no such word as can’t.”

This has been the mantra of Terry Nevins, the winner of the 2015 Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) Individual Award of Excellence. Terry learned this important piece of advice as a summer student, while he was working for a sightseeing boat tour company on the … Read More

The 2015 Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) award winners will be honoured at the COPA Stars Gala, which will take place November 19 at the Vue, an elegant and modern space in Toronto.

The gala offers a great night of mixing and mingling with COPA’s most special and distinguished guests, members … Read More

Join the Canadian Office Products Association at 207 Queens Quay West in Toronto on October 15 between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to enjoy free pizza, free samples of beer from Labatt Brewing Company Ltd., and find out how you can diversify your company’s product offering.

Labatt is entering the office … Read More

It’s the most exciting time of year again, where we get to honour the 2105 COPA Awards winners with COPA’s most special and distinguished guests. This is a great night of mixing and mingling with other members and companies representing the Canadian Office Products Association in a celebration of their … Read More

Yes, you read that right, and yes, it’s okay to be excited. Still puzzled, though? Come find out how pizza + beer = innovation in the office products industry.

If you’ll be in Toronto on Thursday, October 15, make your way down to 207 Queens Quay West between 11:30 a.m. and … Read More

Are you an association member who’s looking for an excuse to grab a bite while learning about the industry? If so, your golden opportunity has arrived in all its delicious glory. The Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) wants to buy you breakfast!

COPA President Sam Moncada will be traveling to Edmonton, … Read More

It’s the most exciting time of year again, where we get to honour the 2105 COPA Awards winners with COPA’s most special and distinguished guests. This is a great night of mixing and mingling with other members and companies representing the Canadian Office Products Association in a celebration of their … Read More

The Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) is helping business leaders and decision-makers achieve success through a webinar series put on in partnership with RetailNet Group.

By providing insight on key success strategies, the webinars will help anyone who wants to stay ahead in the industry game. The first webinar held in … Read More

Time is running out! There are only a few days left to make your nominations for the 2015 COPA Awards Program.

The COPA Awards recognize excellence and honour the outstanding achievements of members over the past year for impressive work done on outstanding products, programs and campaigns.

This year features two new … Read More

The Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) is helping business leaders and decision-makers compete and achieve success in the business world through a webinar series it is putting on in partnership with RetailNet Group.

The webinars provide insight on key strategies for success. The first one, held in June, explored strategic initiatives … Read More

Calling all outstanding products, programs and campaigns! The nomination window for the 2015 COPA Awards Program is now open!

The COPA Awards recognize honour excellence and the outstanding achievements of members throughout 2014 and 2015.

And now, you can shine in two new individual categories: OP Rising Star and OP Professional of … Read More

Put on your thinking cap and tell us why you are deserving of a COPA scholarship, which are available to students entering first or second-year post-secondary studies and who works for, has worked for, or whose parent/guardian/grandparent works for a COPA member company.

For the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year, the … Read More

Although summer has just begun, the back-to-school season is just around the corner. As a result, the Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) is awarding six scholarships, each valued at $1,500, for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Funds for the scholarship are collected through cash donations from generous COPA members and … Read More

It’s that time of year again to show off all your accomplishments from 2014 up to now! For more than 10 years now, the COPA Awards Program has been recognizing the achievements of the Canadian OP industry’s most outstanding organizations and individuals.

The 2015 Awards Program continues the tradition of honouring … Read More

It’s time to change the way you do business. In the next five to seven years, the role of digital retailers, the increased ratio of millennials in the marketplace, and consumer expectations about shopping will change. Waiting until that happens means waiting too long. What can retailers and suppliers do … Read More

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COPA is putting together another one of its top-notch seminars with RetailNet Group. Over the next 5 years, Canadian vendors and resellers will need to be ready to target new shopper segments with changing preferences and demands that … Read More

The 2014 Total Office Trade Conference is well on its way to surpassing the high marks exhibitors and participants gave our inaugural event last year.

2014 COPA Charity Golf Tournament is at Lionhead Golf Club in Mississauga, Ontario

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