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Louie Awards – June 2021

Louie Awards – June 2021

Virtual Louie Awards Ceremony - July 8th Hello GCA! Well, summer is my favorite season of the year. I feel more creative and inspired by nature, summer activities and time with family and friends. It also seems to be the fastest season, as there is so much to do! I’m...

Committee Updates – June 2021

Committee Updates – June 2021

Workshop & Retreat Committee The 2021 Workshop & Retreat will be held virtually this year on September 9th & 10th. This year’s theme is “See What Unfolds” After the many challenges wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses are emerging to new realities,...

Member Spotlight – June 2021

Member Spotlight – June 2021

Member Spotlight with Shannon Cohen, Founder/CEO of Shannon Cohen, Inc. and Tough Skin, Soft Heart   A Card Talk Member InterviewTell us about your company and/or your products. Shannon Cohen, Inc. was founded to curate products, spaces, and experiences that nourish...

USPS Announces Proposed Postage Rate Increases

May 28, 2021 (Denver, CO) On May 28, 2021, the USPS announced postage increases.  The price of a Forever Stamp will increase to 58 cents. This represents an increase of 5.45% and is less than the average increase for many other postage rates.  The price of an extra...

Member Spotlight – April 2021

Member Spotlight – April 2021

Member Spotlight with Gail Anderson and Dan Levine, Universal Presentation Concepts A Card Talk Member Interview Tell us about your company and/or your products. UPC has been partnering with businesses to design and manufacture stunning display fixtures for over 43...