Metropol is not your average marketing and printing company. We are industry leaders, located in the heart of Victoria’s Antique Row, and our work speaks for itself. With a focus on powerful communication, we create pieces that stand out and get noticed.

Our reputation for excellence and reliability is unmatched. We pride ourselves on keeping our work local and always going above and beyond for our clients. Our team is made up of skilled and passionate professionals who are dedicated to creating unique and innovative pieces. We use cutting-edge technologies and sophisticated techniques to deliver consistently beautiful results that exceed expectations.

At Metropol, we’re not satisfied with simply meeting standards. We strive to provide exceptional customer service and make every project a masterpiece. Our team of subject matter experts is fueled by curiosity and a desire to explore new perspectives. We approach each project with a focus on research and development, and we’re constantly pushing the limits of what’s possible.

We believe that the possibilities are endless and that we’ve only scratched the surface of what we can achieve. Join us on this journey and let us help you bring your vision to life. Choose Metropol for industry-leading work that gets noticed.

Our Journey

“As we Drive Forward: Metropol’s Journey Through Time”

2003 – 2008

  • Former promoter Steve Webb, Metropol’s founder and CEO, launched a gig poster delivery service—Metropol Event Poster Services—to fill a need in Victoria’s event marketing space.
  • Operating from a gymnasium in the Duck Building on Broad Street, Metropol became a poster printing company and publisher of Metropolitan Magazine, a local music and art publication.
  • Integrating design services in 2006, Metropol employed a plethora of graphic designers during a period considered Victoria’s Golden Age of gig posters.
  • Incorporated in 2008, Metropol acquired digital printing equipment and manual guillotine cutter to offer comprehensive print services.

2010 – 2015

  • Metropol Print, the first street-level location, opened October 2010 in the Atrium building, offering quick turnaround and extended hours.
  • Postering and design departments relocated to historic Chinatown on Chatham Street to form Metropol Studios in early 2012.
  • Entered the large-format printing market in late 2012 with the opening of Metropol West in Langford.
  • Bulk of print operations moved to Metropol Studios in January 2013, focusing on quality and innovation.
  • Metropol Design Studio opened on the 5th floor of the Wilson Building in September 2013.
  • In January 2015, walls were removed to allow Metropol to become one of the largest digital print producers in Victoria.

2016 – 2024

  • Metropol Print underwent its first facelift in January 2016, featuring outer space, robots, and neon.
  • In October 2019, Metropol consolidated all operations into the heritage-designated Powerhouse building in Victoria’s Historic Old Town district.

2024 – Future

  • Metropol Industries is moving its operations from the historical Powerhouse building to our new location at 838 Fort St. Located in the Summit Building, ideally situated on the bicycle & transit route on the bustling Fort Street corridor.

Our New Location

The Summit building
838 Fort St, Victoria

Metropol Industries Moves to New Location at Summit Building – 838 Fort St, Victoria, BC

Metropol Industries, a leading full-service marketing and printing house in Victoria, is excited to announce its relocation to the Summit Building at 838 Fort St. Strategically situated on the bustling Fort Street corridor, our new location offers unparalleled accessibility for both clients and employees.

Conveniently positioned between Blanshard St and Quadra St, the Summit Building is ideally situated on bicycle and transit routes, ensuring ease of access for those commuting to our premises. The new location has on-street metered parking, providing added convenience for visitors.

This move marks an important milestone for Metropol Industries as we continue to grow and expand our operations. By consolidating all departments under one roof—from design and wide format to digital, production, and pre-press—we aim to enhance efficiency and provide an all-inclusive customer service experience.

Great opportunity to lease a ground-floor mixed-use space in the Summit Building, ideally situated on bicycle & transit route on the bustling Fort Street corridor. Floor-to-ceiling south-facing windows allow ample natural light into the unit.

At Metropol Industries, we are committed to delivering exceptional quality and personalized service to our clients. Our new location at the Summit Building represents a significant step forward in our journey, allowing us to better serve our valued customers while providing a dynamic and inspiring workspace for our dedicated team.

We look forward to welcoming clients, partners, and friends to our new location and continuing to exceed expectations with our innovative printing and marketing solutions.

Based on customer and market demand, the team is always thinking several steps ahead about the additional services and departments we will offer in the future.