About Elite Image

About Elite Image Design & Print

Our Story

At Elite Image Design & Print, we understand the immense power of first impressions. As a business owner, you know that capturing the attention of your target audience is the crucial first step towards building a thriving business. And that’s where we come in – we are your trusted partner in crafting captivating, compelling, and unforgettable marketing materials that will leave a lasting impact on your audience.

Established by the visionary Catrina Elliott in 2010, Elite Image Design & Print was born out of a burning desire to empower entrepreneurs like yourself with the tools and support necessary to truly shine in the world of marketing. We started small, with humble beginnings in Catrina’s basement, but our unwavering dedication to excellence and a client-centric approach has transformed us into one of the leading design and print companies not just on Vancouver Island, but throughout Canada.

What sets us apart is our deep understanding of the challenges you face as a business owner. We recognize the courage it takes to follow your dreams and navigate the ever-changing marketing landscape. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to provide you with an expansive range of top-notch services, expert guidance, and unparalleled support to fuel your success.

When you choose Elite Image Design & Print, you gain access to an exceptional array of in-house services meticulously designed to cater to your every marketing need. Our team of creative masterminds combines their artistic flair, cutting-edge technology, and extensive industry knowledge to deliver exceptional results that align perfectly with your brand’s essence.

From captivating graphic design that tells your unique story to flawlessly executed print materials that command attention, we have a solution for every marketing challenge you encounter. Whether you need eye-catching signs that effortlessly guide customers to your doorstep, remarkable packaging that elevates your brand image, or imaginative promotional products that leave an indelible impression, Elite Image Design & Print has got you covered.

But our dedication to your success extends far beyond the realm of design and print. We are your strategic partner, offering expert consultancy services to help you craft winning marketing strategies, identify untapped opportunities, and navigate the ever-evolving digital landscape. We understand that your business is constantly evolving, which is why we provide ongoing support, ensuring your marketing materials are always fresh, compelling, and perfectly aligned with your goals.

Our commitment to excellence is unwavering, as we strive to provide our valued clients not just with exceptional products and services, but with an unparalleled level of customer service. We value the trust you place in us, and we pledge to go above and beyond to exceed your expectations at every step of the journey. Rest easy knowing that your vision is in the hands of a dedicated team that is as passionate about your success as you are.

As a part of the Elite Image Design & Print family, you join a community of like-minded trailblazers, each on their own unique journey to entrepreneurial greatness. Our commitment to your success goes beyond mere words – it’s a promise we stand by every day. We take pride in cheering you on, applauding your accomplishments, and providing you with the tools you need to surpass your loftiest goals.

So, if you’re ready to leave an indelible mark on the world, if you’re ready to captivate your audience and propel your business to soaring new heights, then it’s time to embrace the Elite Image Design & Print difference. Leave mediocrity behind and step into the realm of extraordinary marketing. Your success story starts here.

Contact us today and unlock the limitless potential that Elite Image Design & Print has to offer. Let’s embark on an extraordinary journey together, where your dreams become reality and your business reaches the pinnacle of success.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at your convenience. We look forward to working with you!


Our Team

President/founder . catrina@eliteimage.ca

Catrina embodies the qualities of a natural leader and driven entrepreneur. With a sharp instinct for business opportunities, she exudes positivity, making her a joy to be around every day.

Client care . val@eliteimage.ca

Val has joined our team as our Client Care Representative. With over 30 years experience in customer service and management – she is here to answer any questions….

Print manager . rene@eliteimage.ca

Meet our Print Manager. What can we say about him? He’s a master printer, knows everything about it and it shows in his work. Rene is a no-nonsense work guy, who will work into the wee hours….

Print shop services . print@eliteimage.ca

Cody is the main production support in our print shop. From printing, to folding, to finishing – Cody gets print projects out the door in the most timely and efficient manner….

Graphic design . corinna@eliteimage.ca

Take a 5.3ft bundle of creative enthusiasm, and you stumble upon Corinna. Her friends call her the “mom” because she will always have your back. Corinna loves the thrill….

Accounts payable . kim@eliteimage.ca

What can we say about Kim? Well, to begin with she is more organized than a person without a team of assistants should be. Oh, and she’s tough as nails, but in the best kind of way!….


Gary has been with Coastal Colour Printing since 1995. Gary likes to spend time with his family and enjoy the outdoors, such as hiking, fly fishing and mountain biking….

Small offset Press & Letterpress Pressman

Rod joined Coastal in 2004. He moved to Vancouver Island in 1971 from Ontario and is still charmed by the Island’s natural beauty. Rod and his wife Chris love spending time….

Production Specialist info@coastalcolour.ca

Jay has been in the print industry since he was five years old! His father owned a print shop right here in Nanaimo, and Jay became an experienced Print Specialist before he could read! In his spare time you can find Jay chilling in his backyard with his puppy or participating in sports such as gold, baseball and soccer.

Print Operator/Production Specialist . print@eliteimage.ca

Rob is one of our amazing Print Specialists! He is married with 4 beautiful children and 5 grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoys restoring cars and attending classic car shows. He started in the graphic arts industry in 1986 and worked for a typesetting print company in Tacoma, Washington.

Sign Production Specialist

Connor is our sign specialist, who is very knowledge about all things marketing and social media! In his spare time he enjoys music, going to markets, and enjoys being creative with writing and making video edits!


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Office pup . thepups@eliteimage.ca

Bruno is a sweet boy and a good soul with a very tender heart. He is super friendly with all dogs, and makes friends with anybody (including donkeys!) Bruno loves long walks and never seems to tire out.

Office pup . thepups@eliteimage.ca

Tia is a lovable princess, and she especially loves you if you have food. Any food. In fact, she loves food so much that she can hear the tiniest crinkle of the smallest piece of cellophane and comes running….

Office pup . thepups@eliteimage.ca

Glo is our darling rescue from Peurto Vallarta. She’s a shy little girl, but her curiosity often gets the best of her. She’ll timidly give newcomers a tiny sniff before running away, just to coyly run back….

Our mission

To provide the highest quality design and print services at fair and competitive rates.

To maintain the highest level of operational efficiency, focusing on offering effective products and services, supported by the highest level of customer service. Always ask ourselves, does this product or service offer value to our clients.

Core values – Our Guiding Principles:

Our core values define us and differentiate us from competitors. Our commitment to these core values is not optional, and never wavers.


Dealing fairly and openly with team members, clients, suppliers, the community and industry partners.


Produce exceptional work, deliver on our promises and constantly strive to redefine the standard of excellence in all products and services we offer by providing value to our clients.

Customer Excellence

Delivering value through performance, communication and service quality.


Be the experts in our field in everything we do through creativity, collaboration and developing products and services that strengthen customer preferences.


Using good judgment, staying focused and being accountable for what we say we are going to do by taking responsibility for our actions and tasks.

8700Happy Clients
2105 star reviews
10Years in Business
17Team Members