Annual CPCA Conference and AGM 

105th Annual Conference and AGM

May 23-24, 2018
Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
Toronto, Ontario 


Hosted by CPCA, this annual networking event explores major trends, challenges and solutions in the paint and coatings industry. As a delegate, you will be able to:  

  • Network with key executives in the Canadian coatings industry.
  • Hear presentations by knowledgeable speakers from across North America.
  • Establish new contacts in the industry: manufacturers, suppliers/distributors, government, academia, and more.
  • Discuss coatings management and operational issues with executives in the coatings value chain in large, and small- and medium-sized enterprises.
  • Learn from success stories that continue to drive growth and prosperity in the coatings industry.
  • Obtain insight and ideas from your peers in the industry. 



  • Manufacturer, supplier and distributor professionals
  • Sales, marketing and regulatory representatives
  • Supply chain specialists
  • Affiliated industry associations
  • Government officials
  • Trade representatives
  • Coatings industry consultants
  • Relevant industry stakeholders 



Registration is now open for the 105th Annual CPCA Conference and AGM.

Download the registration form.


Pricing information:

Early bird | Before April 23, 2018: $1,050.00 + $ 136.50 (GST/HST) = $1,186.50

After April 23, 2018: $1,200.00 + $ 156.00 (GST/HST) = $1,356.00

Non-members: $1,500.00 + $ 195.00 (GST/HST) = $1,695.00


Sponsorship Opportunities for 2018 CPCA Conference & AGM

Critical to our annual event is the financial support we receive from our sponsors. As a valued member of CPCA, we are soliciting your patronage to contribute to its success. Sponsors will be clearly identified by the level of their contribution:

  • Platinum ($4,000)
  • Gold ($3,000)
  • Silver ($2,000)
  • Bronze ($1,000)

As a sponsor, your organization will raise its profile and receive various benefits, including the use of your company logo in all event promotions, on-site signage, website links and exposure with media and trade publications.
The conference will start on Wednesday afternoon with a Welcome Reception in the evening. A Plenary Business Program focusing on current issues facing the Canadian paint and coatings industry will take place on Thursday, with the Chair’s Reception & Dinner and the Industry Award presentations bringing the event to a close in the evening.
Please join us for this once-a-year opportunity to come together and celebrate our brilliant and growing industry. Each year, CPCA depends on your support to make this event a success.
If you are interested in sponsoring the conference, please download and complete the sponsorship form; fax it to 613-231-4908 and mail a copy with your contribution made out to:
Canadian Paint and Coatings Association
170 Laurier Avenue West, Suite 900
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5V5

CPCA appreciates your ongoing support and participation in this annual event.