October 14, 2014 By PrintAction Staff
At the 9th annual Canadian Printing Awards gala, taking place on November 6th in Toronto, more than 200 people will help celebrate the achievements of four key leaders who help shape the domestic printing industry.
PrintAction magazine will present Peter Cober, President of Cober Evolving Solutions in Kitchener, Ontario, with the 2014 Printing Leader of the Year Award. As with last year’s winner, RP Graphics’ George Mazzeferro, this award is presented to an inspiring leader in Canada’s printing industry who has both an excellent track record in business and has also demonstrated innovation and strategy to move the industry forward.
Carl Pauptit, Founder of Toronto’s Flash Reproductions, will receive the PrintAction Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant and pioneering contributions to the Canadian printing industry over his career.
At just 34 years of age, Nikos Kallas, President of Vancouver’s MET Fine Printers, leads one of North America’s most inspiring companies continually pushing the boundaries of printing innovation in terms of technology and strategy. Kallas will receive the Emerging Leader of the Year Award, presented annually to an industry leader under the age of 35.
Don Gain is to receive the Community Leader of the Year Award, which recognizes an individual whose community development has a positive and lasting effect on the Canadian printing industry. In addition to his role as President of Toronto’s Harmony Printing, and countless contributions to industry associations, Gain is the long-standing Chairman of the Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust Fund, which fosters the vital development of printing careers in Canada.
Heather Hiscox of CBC News Now will host the 9th annual Canadian Printing Awards gala on November 6th at the Toscana Conference Centre in Vaughan, Ontario. Early bird pricing for corporate tables and individual tickets is available until October 24 at Printaction.com/CPA.
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