The PGIA Resources linked on this page are intended to help users quickly and easily reach industry related services and information. These links are provided for user convenience and inclusion here does not constitute endorsement by PGIA.

Industry Associations

  • Choose Print is an education resource offering information and resources to promote the effectiveness of print as a recyclable, renewable and therefore sustainable choice.


  • Applied Arts Magazine
    Applied Arts Media, the go-to destination for creative advice, insight and inspiration.
  • Graphic Arts Media
    A Communications Community for Advertising, Design & Printing Professionals.
  • Graphic Monthly Canada
    Graphic Monthly Canada is an industry authority reference tool for owners and managers delivering expert how-to advice, product and service information, and insightful analysis. We target three industry demographics: commercial printing, wide-format printing, and packaging printing
  • Print Action
    PrintAction, a publication for industry news and feature articles covering the Canadian printing and graphic communications industry.
  • PrintCan
    Canada's Printing Industry News Authority

Trade Show Organizations

    DRUPA is the leading trade fair for the printing and graphics industry. It takes place every four years in Düsseldorf and is a must-attend event for everyone involved in the printing, packaging and graphics industry.
  • Graphics Canada
    Canada’s Largest Showcase for the Graphic Communications and Printing Industries.
  • Print World
    North America's largest printing trade show for shorter-run printing. Exhibitors include digital, inkjet, bindery and offset equipment.
  • Xplor
    Xplor enhances organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, analyst access, industry certification, professional development, and educator guidance.


  • Statistics Canada
    Statistics Canada is the national statistical office. The agency ensures Canadians have the key information on Canada's economy, society and environment that they require to function effectively as citizens and decision makers.
    Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). Roles, responsibilities and requirements under WHMIS, amendments to supplier regulations, protecting confidential business information, compliance and enforcement, international cooperation, supplier resources, newsletter and contact information.


  • Heidelberg Canada
    Heidelberg offers a broad range of coordinated industrial services and solutions for the print media industry as well as other manufacturing sectors.
  • Spicers Canada Limited
    Spicers is a leading distributor of commercial print and business papers, specialty products, graphic solutions, sign and display equipment, and packaging and facility supplies and equipment.
  • West World Paper
    At West World Paper, our core business is servicing the commercial print market in Western Canada, offering a wide range of printing papers, paperboard products, office papers, envelopes, wide format media, packaging & janitorial products.


  • Calgary Chamber
    At the Calgary Chamber we nourish, power and inspire scalable growth in the Calgary Business Community.
  • Calgary Economic Development
    Calgary Economic Development works with business, government and community partners to position Calgary as the location of choice for the purpose of attracting business investment, fostering trade and growing Calgary’s workforce.
  • Canadian Standards Association
    CSA Group tests and certifies many global leading brands to confirm that they comply with applicable U.S. standards written by ANSI, ASME, ASSE, ASTM, ASFE, UL, CSA, NSF, and more.
  • Forest Stewardship Council
    Seen on thousands of products around the world, the FSC ‘check-tree’ logo provides customers with assurance that the wood and paper products come from responsible sources.



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