2024 Workshop + Retreat 

October 23-25 | Denver, CO 

The Inverness: A Hilton Golf & Spa Resort,  Denver, $199/night (discounted booking link coming soon!)

GCA’s Annual Workshop + Retreat is heading for the hills – Denver, Colorado! Join fellow card publishers, industry suppliers, retail partners, and more for this jam-packed event filled with networking, education, events, and fun that will leave you with:

  • Great new contacts
  • Ideas for innovation, leadership, and executive-level insight
  • Tools to grow your business
  • Insight into industry trends
  • Renewed excitement for all things stationery


Registration Rates: Member/Non-Member  

  • On or before April 21st – $750/$900
  • April 22 – June 30 –  $850/$1,000 (Additional Member(s) from same organization $775)
  • July 1 – September 30 –  $925/$1,200 (Additional Member(s) from same organization $875)
  • After October 1 –  $1,000/$1,300 (Additional Member(s) from same organization $950)
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Schedule-at-a-Glance (subject to change)

Wednesday, October 23

Attendee Arrivals

  • 3 – 5 pm            Registration Open/Badge Pick Up
  • 4:00 pm            Hotel Check-in Time at the Hilton Inverness
  • 5:00 pm            Opening Keynote – The Value of Having Values 
    • Speaker: Morgan Calderini and Arley Torsone, Ladyfingers Letterpress
    • Session Description: There is a certainty in the printed word, and at Ladyfingers Letterpress, we express that same certainty in the belief that new futures where people are safe, seen, and celebrated are possible. Join us to learn more about how your values and vision can guide the work you make, fuel growth and engage your audience. Colorado Springs-basedLadyfingers Letterpress will share their approach to message-making and longevity in an ever-evolving industry. For the past 14 years, they have joined the art of hand-lettering and letterpress as the basis of their creations, often blurring the lines between art and activism. As a trans and queer-owned business, they create work from their lived experiences and strive to create a world in which others can do the same.
  • 6:00 pm            Welcome Reception
  • 7:30 pm            Keep the fun going at nearby haunts recommended by your Colorado planning committee (optional, self-pay)

Thursday, October 24

  • 8:00 am            Registration Open/Badge Pick Up, Coffee/Associate Exhibits open
  • 9:00 am            Morning Keynote
  • 10:00 am          Sessions
  • 12:00 pm          Lunch with Networking/Discussions
  • 1:00 pm            Associate Exhibits open
  • 1:30 pm            Sessions
  • 4:00 pm            Associate-Hosted Happy Hour
  • 6:00 pm            Small Group Dinners – meet new friends and colleagues as part of small group dinners at The Fireside Bar & Grill or Breckenridge Brewery on-site at the Hilton Inverness! GCA will assign your group and you’ll be hosted by an esteemed GCA Board Member.
  • 10:00 pm          Late Night Networking at the hotel bar (optional, self-pay)


Friday, October 25

  • 9:00 am            Coffee/Associate Exhibits open
  • 9:30 am            General Session
  • 10:30 am          Associate Speed-Meetings
  • 11:30 am          Farewell Brunch and closing “Trends Panel”
  • 1:00 pm            See you Next Year!

Attendee Departures

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Hotel Information

The Inverness Denver, a Hilton Golf & Spa Resort
200 Inverness Dr W, Englewood, CO 80012
Rate: $199/night

Booking Link:   GCA Workshop & Retreat Guest Room (hilton.com)

You can use the above link or can call into Hilton reservations at 1-855-274-3978 (24/7 available) and reference the Inverness Denver, a Hilton Golf & Spa Resort and your group code GCAW to guarantee a reservation.

The room block will stay open till midnight Monday September 23, 2024 or until the block is filled whichever comes first.



Want to stick around and make a weekend of it – the Hilton Inverness will extend the discounted $199/night rate for attendees through Sunday, October 27 (with resort fee waived!)

Tacking on some time? Check out these things to do in and around Denver

  • Explore the forgotten roots of Modernism at the Clyfford Still Museum ($15)
  • Immerse yourself in the world of Meow Wolf featuring original work by over 300 Colorado artists and creatives ($45)
  • Take a self-guided neighborhood brewery tour in the city that is the epicenter of craft brewing (free – except the beer)
  • Enjoy the outdoors with a hike amid the red rocks of Roxborough State Park ($10 day pass), or, at Red Rocks (free) itself. Both are just a 30-minute drive from the Hilton Inverness.
  • Enjoy the resort amenities at The Club at Inverness – spa services, golf, indoor pool, pickle ball (prices vary)


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