Making Every Occasion Special Since 1941
The Greeting Card Association promotes the tradition of sending greeting cards, recognizes artistry and creativity, and helps keeps people connected through cards.
Greeting card publishers and service providers from the United States and beyond are converging on New Orleans.
Join the Greeting Card Association
Are you a greeting card professional? An independent designer or artist? A provider of products and services to the greeting card and social expressions industry? If so, your company should join the GCA.
Learn about the GCA
GCA leaders, member companies and volunteers innovate to meet the needs of today’s consumers. Member companies of the Greeting Card Association foster continued development and innovation in the greeting card industry.
The GCA and its leadership help members grow their businesses through education and mentorship; as a media source and in its advocacy representing the citizen mailer and the critical need for a independent, sustainable postal service.
Find a GCA member
The GCA’s membership is as diverse as our industry, with established publishers, start-ups and suppliers from every region in the country and from around the world.
Meetings and Events
The GCA Annual Fall Convention, unique regional networking and mentorship opportunities in the northeast and southeast, and upcoming e-learning opportunities offer the latest information, tools and techniques to help members grow their business.
The GCA’s annual LOUIE Awards program honors the art, editorial and design of greeting cards, invitations and announcements. Hundreds of companies from around the world, seek to be recognized as “the best of the best.”. Winning a LOUIE Award can provide great recognition and exposure for card publishers and help increase their sales.
GCA MembershipOur diverse membership represent 95% of the U.S. greeting card market, including start-ups and established companies of all sizes , as well as independent designers and suppliers providing every type of product or service to America’s $7 billion greeting card industry. We provide members with educational opportunities, including an Annual Convention, and a Mentorship Program to help them learn how to grow and improve their businesses. We also represent the industry in Washington, DC and in the media. Become a memberFind a member
Starting a greeting card business can be relatively easy. But as your business grows, there is so much more you need to know.
Read the latest edition of GCA’s newsletter, produced bi-monthly with content from and about the industry, GCA members and leadership.
Issue 34, September – November, 2016
“Big Ideas in the Big Easy” – New Research, Insights and Big Ideas to Help You Grow Your Business. Members and non-members may attend. Join us today!