Focused on Regulatory Affairs, Coatings Innovation, and Sustainable Development in Canada

Chemicals and Substances
Chemicals Management Plan
Canadian Regulatory Developments
Hazard Communication
R&D and Sustainability
Environmental Health & Safety
Advances in coatings technology
Workplace Health & Safety
economic and industry updates
Product Stewardship & Sustainability

CPCA's 110th Annual Conference & AGM is our cornerstone event providing the latest developments in Canada's Paint and Coatings Industry and relevant market sectors. Coatings leaders, regulatory experts, and chemical engineers provide attendees insights on industry advances in R&D and technology, current challenges, and economic forecasts for the year ahead.

As one of Canada’s oldest industry associations, our mandate is to advocate for fair regulatory development that is evidence-based, rooted in science and takes into consideration impacts to industry, the environment, and the economy

Topics of Interest

Canadian Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act
Pest Control Products Act
Chemicals Management Plan


Paint Recycling
Waste Management
Circular Economy

Green Chemistry

Raw Materials
Supply Chain 
Chemical Engineering

Economic Updates

Canadian Market Trends
Industry Specific Insights
Economic Forecast


CPCA's Conference is hosted in a different Canadian City every year.

Why Attend

CPCA’s Annual Conference & AGM offers attendees the opportunity to network, learn, and celebrate with industry peers.

  • Network with Canadian coatings executives
  • Learn from global industry professionals
  • Discuss coatings technology, innovation, R&D, & business development,
  • Celebrate Industry’s brightest at the Annual Chair’s Award Dinner
Who Should Attend

The content presented at the conference covers a wide range of topics from regulatory developments in Canada to economic updates. Those working in the industry sectors and roles detailed below will benefit most from our program of speakers.

  • Manufacturer, Supplier, and Distributor Professionals
  • R&D, Business Development, Sales, Marketing, and Regulatory Officers
  • Supply Chain Specialists & Affiliated Industry Associations
  • Government Officials & Trade Representatives
  • Coatings Industry Consultants & Relevant Industry Stakeholders
  • C-Suite Executives seeking better clarity on Canadian regulatory issues
Conference Venue

Queen's Landing Vintage Hotel
Vintage Hotels
Queen’s Landing

155 Byron St, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0


Welcome to Queen’s Landing Hotel in beautiful Niagara on the Lake. The hotel features 140 well-appointed contemporary rooms with services and amenities. Room bookings are now available.

A block of guestrooms are being held for all those wishing to reserve a room at a group contracted rate of $249.00 per night in Canadian dollars plus tax on the evenings of Wednesday, May 24th, 2023, and Thursday, May 25th, 2023.

Book Now, as these rooms will be held until Saturday, April 8th, 2023, after which time Queen’s Landing does not guarantee availability.

  • Services Include
    • Concierge
    • Dog-friendly accommodations
    • Wifi
    • Daily newspaper delivery
    • Evening turndown service
  • Health and Wellness Amenities include
    • Indoor pool
    • Steam room
    • Cedar sauna
    • Fitness room
    • Fitness classes
    • Resort activities
  • Formal, casual, and patio dining options
    • Tiara Restaurant
    • Bacchus Lounge

Driving Directions

Directions from Ottawa
Directions from Toronto Pearson Internation Airport

Plan your flight

Air Canada

Queen's Landing Waterview Suite

Arrival and Welcome Reception

May 24, 2023

Upon arrival, members are greeted by the hotel staff and any assistance required at check-in is provided. Check-in is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. The Welcome Reception begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Atrium in front of the Grand Georgian Ballroom. Attendees will enjoy beautiful vistas, premium bar service, and conversation with colleagues into the evening.

Business Session

May 25, 2023

The business session and student poster presentation will be located in the Grand Georgian Ballroom. Business sessions are opened at 9:00 a.m. with a message from our Chair of the Board of Directors and run until 4:30 p.m.

More details to follow in the program which will be released by March, 2023.

Chair's Award Dinner

Chateau de Charme Wine & Vinyard
Château des Charmes
From the Bosc Family

1025 York Rd, St. Davids, ON L0S 1P0





Our Annual Chair Awards Dinner will take place at Château des Charmes. Sprawling vineyards in picturesque, verdant surrounds offering tours, tastings & light fare.

CPCA’s Award Dinner is our opportunity to celebrate the industry’s finest and honour their excellence in coatings innovation, technological advances, regulatory support on EHS, ESG, and Chemicals Management files, and celebrate the achievements of those whose long-standing careers have come to a close.

Shuttle Service will be provided from Queen’s Landing to Château de Charmes, details to follow.