Category: COPA Events


There is no denying the office products (OP) industry is entering a critical phase in its history. Evidence suggests many traditional OP items are in decline, while newer products are experiencing an increase in demand. E-commerce is firmly established and online stores like Amazon and eBay continually challenge traditional OP ... Read More



Total Office Trade Conference

The Total Office Trade Conference is covering the most pressing issues facing Office Products [OP] vendors and resellers. From technology to data to marketing to social media to growth strategies—what do you need to know to keep your business thriving? View the full speaker line-up... Read More


The new year is upon us, and with each new beginning comes an opportunity to set new goals for success. Fortunately, COPA has the perfect avenue for those looking to launch into 2014 by taking their businesses and/or careers to the ... Read More


The 2013 Stars Gala & Holiday Celebration, COPA’s 80th anniversary event, was a night to remember. The evening was full of delicious food, nonstop laughter and great music. MCs Ron McCormack of Esselte and Harry Wanless, who recently retired from Acme United Ltd, ... Read More


John Ponzi, co-founder of Axxess Logistics, is the recipient of COPA’s prestigious Individual Award of Excellence for 2013. "Right away, I did feel quite surprised and taken aback; I mean, I never thought nor paid much attention to such things,” says John. “Then, on second thought, it makes me feel quite ... Read More



COPA Stars Gala

This year’s Stars Gala will be the best yet! We are celebrating 80 years of representing the nation’s office product retailers and manufacturers, and we’re looking forward to bringing new and diverse members into our community. The Stars Gala gives us an opportunity to come together to network, enjoy ... Read More


Today, everyone is talking about the cloud. It has been one of the hottest buzzwords over the last few years and it is not going away any time soon. Our WakeUp Series at the end of September featured Microsoft ... Read More


We are pleased to welcome Gabor Palfy from Microsoft Canada to talk to you about the cloud. When: Thursday, September 26th, 2013 Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Toronto Airport West 1870 Matheson Blvd., Mississauga, ON. What: Gabor will discuss why retailers should be thinking about ... Read More


  We are looking forward to our Annual Golf Tournament, now just three weeks away! Enjoy a day on the course with friends and colleagues followed by cocktails and dinner.   If you register by May 31st you will be entered into a draw to ... Read More