Printing Graphics Industry Association of Alberta

August 31, 2011 by  

The Printing Graphics Industry Association of Alberta is based in Calgary. They are a non-profit association with the goal of promoting the printing and graphics industry in the province. The executive and board of directors for the association are all executives at Alberta printing companies. [Read more]

Allied Associates enable businesses to network

August 31, 2011 by  

The Corporate Group of Allied Associates (CGAA) is an organization based in Calgary that allows “business owners to come together to share ideas, strategies, and most importantly, form alliances and friendships.” The organization offers members the chance to attend seminars and to network with other business owners. Local printing companies are most likely busy providing services such as business cards and catalog printing to the 12,500 members of the organization. [Read more]

Scholarships for BC students

August 31, 2011 by  

The British Columbia Printing and Imaging Association located in Surrey, awards 6 memorial scholarships every year to eligible BC students. These scholarships are for those students who are interested in a career in the printing services. [Read more]

Business building seminars at the Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre

August 30, 2011 by  

The Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre offers business building seminars to local small business owners; their motto is “start, build, grow”. The seminars presented fall under the topics of business, financial, specialized, marketing and special events. Printing companies in the area go a long way in helping the success of business too by providing marketing and advertising tools such as brochures and flyers that help to get the word out to potential customers. [Read more]

Business Excellence Awards accepting nominations

August 30, 2011 by  

The 34th annual Business Excellence Awards, which are meant to showcase the “best of Richmond businesses”, is accepting nominations until September 16. These awards will be presented on November 23 at the River Rock Casino. Winning such an award will give a company a boost in prestige and noting that would be something they could add to the design of their next business stationery printing run. [Read more]

Tips for small businesses

August 30, 2011 by  

The Management Development Centre is presenting a free seminar entitled Five Common Traps for Small Businesses to Avoid. This seminar will take place on September 20 from 5:30 pm until 7 pm at the Regent Theatre in Oshawa. Small business owners in nearby Pickering would be smart to make time to attend this event; they just need to make sure they arrange for extra business card printing as this event will also give them a chance to network with other business owners. [Read more]

CONSAC Imagemakers 2011: Image is Everything

August 29, 2011 by  

The 2011 CONSAC Imagemakers trade show will take place from September 23 to September 24 at the International Centre in Mississauga. CONSAC Imagemakers is the national trade show of the Sign Association of Canada which has taken place annually since 1985; the slogan of the show is “image is everything.”

Among those [Read more]

Keeping your marketing personal

August 29, 2011 by  

It has been shown time and time again that personalized sales pitches do better than generic ones. They also get more response. This is something that companies in Woodstock should remember when it comes to brochure and flyer printing; something addressed to a specific person will be read more often than one addressed to “occupant.” [Read more]

Elora-Fergus Studio Tour opens local area artists’ studios

August 29, 2011 by  

For two weekends in late September and early October, you have the chance to take a tour of 31 artist’s studios in Elora and Fergus. This is a great way to learn all about the artists in your area and to possibly [Read more]

What is Print? At the Pendulum Gallery

August 28, 2011 by  

The What is Print? Exhibit is running at the Pendulum Gallery at the HSBC Atrium in Vancouver until August 27. This free exhibit features prints by 17 well-known contemporary artists. Prints are among the most versatile of art works, printing companies can run off as many copies of a print as [Read more]

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