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GCA Events – December 2019

January 17, 2020GCA's Annual Networking Event at AmericasMart Mark your calendar, and get ready to kick off the show season in Atlanta with us. RSVP here.May 1 - 3, 2020Noted: The Greeting Card ExpoNoted: The Greeting Card Expo will take place May 1 - 3, 2020 at the...

Committee Updates – December 2019

Noted: the Greeting Card Expoby John Smyth & George WhiteCo-Chairs, NotedAs we wrap up 2019 and move to 2020, the Noted Committee is continuing to move forward with two goals: getting the most retailers to Noted 2020 in San Francisco and bringing the best product...

Member Spotlight – December 2019

Welcome to all our new members who joined in 2019!We are thrilled to welcome all of the new members from 2019! We hope that with these new members comes new involvement, as well as a chance for the greeting card community to come together in 2020 in celebration of the...

From the President – December 2019

December 2019Despite the popular refrain that “trade show traffic is down,” greeting card publishers and retailers alike consistently report that trade shows remain a leading way—if not THE leading way—to establish new partnerships.For retailers, trade shows provide a...

USPS Announcement for 2020 Postal Rates

On October 9, 2019, The United States Postal Service (USPS) filed new rates for 2020 with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC). The USPS elected to keep the rate for the Forever Stamp at 55 cents and the rate for an additional ounce at 15 cents meaning that the cost...

GCA Events – October 2019

January 17, 2020GCA's Annual Networking Event at AmericasMart Mark your calendar, and get ready to kick off the show season in Atlanta with us. More information coming soon!May 1 - 3, 2020Noted: The Greeting Card ExpoNoted: The Greeting Card Expo will take place May 1...

Committee Updates – October 2019

Noted: the Greeting Card Expoby George White, Up With PaperCo-Chair, NotedOur Noted Greeting Card Expo is now the GCA’s signature event—but it is much more than that.  The inaugural Noted in Brooklyn in May was a new type of event that has fundamentally changed what a...