Ontario Printing and Imaging Association

The Ontario Printing and Imaging Association (OPIA) is the premiere association in the graphics communications industry that specializes in assisting industry partners with best safety practices for environment, health and safety, regulatory compliance, networking, education and training standards.

Who we are

The Ontario Printing and Imaging Association (OPIA) represents the industry to partner organizations and federal, provincial and municipal governments as a registered lobbyist in Ontario and Canada.

Our dedicated board of directors, committees and staff deliver relevant services, trusted leadership and advocacy, promoting the success of our members and the health of the industry.

Join us for our annual OPIA Golf Classic!


We work with print associations across Canada and the US to bring the best services and benefits to our members.



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.


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.


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.


The OPIA hosts various webinars on topics of interest to the print community.

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