Canada's Coatings Industry:
Vision 20-20 Beyond 2020

CPCA Annual Conference

The Future of CMP in Canada

CPCA Annual Conference

Regulatory Alignment and What it Means For Business

CPCA Annual Conference

Product Safety

CPCA Annual Conference

Product Performance

CPCA Annual Conference

Paint Science & Innovation

Conference Overview

The paint and coatings industry is forward-looking. Whether driven by product innovation, regulation or competition, the coatings industry is ever-changing and never satisfied with the status quo. There is an old adage that “to be forewarned is to be forearmed.” CPCA is on constant sentry duty, keeping watch for issues arising in Ottawa, across Canada, and around the globe via its network of international partners. Through advocacy, research and  informed techncial analysis, CPCA seeks to have 20-20 vision for the challenges and opportunities ahead.  

The year 2020, once a distant destination, is upon us and with it comes a number of milestones that can significantly impact all segments of the coatings industry.  Canada’s Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is scheduled to wrap-up its assessment of over 4300 substances in commerce by 2020. What changes are in store in the scope and reach of the CMP’s Post-2020 mandate? Is ideology replacing scientific rigour in environmental policy and regulations being developed at all levels of government or will scientific weight-of-evidence prevail? Federal elections in Canada and the United States will have concluded before 2020 comes to an end. How will future governmental promises, policies and platforms impact the North American paint and coatings landscape including its supply chains, market challenges, environmental concerns and customer demands?

CPCA member companies are committed to sustainability, spending millions annually on product safety, product performance and product sustainability to meet evolving demands. What scientific advancements will influence product innovation and regulatory standards beyond 2020?    

All important questions seeking credible answers at CPCA’s 106th Conference & AGM.

Annual Conference & AGM

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 informed 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

Who Should Attend

  • 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

Contact CPCA to Register today for our 106th Annual Conference & AGM 

Thanks to our Sponsors

CPCA would like to extend a special thank you to all those who have contributed to this year’s 106th Annual Conference & AGM. As in the past, the success of our event relies on the important contributions of our sponsors who have gone out of their way to lend financial support to this important annual event. Sponsors will be featured in Association products and during the event, on the website, in the conference program, at the conference, member reception throughout the year, recognition in regular newsletters and more.


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