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From the Executive Director

Happy summer, everyone. I just thought it was a good time to share a brief update on several projects in which your association has been involved. First, we are pleased to report that the changes suggested for the GCA Bylaws have been approved by the membership!...

GCA Events – June 2017

GCA Events - June 2017 Summer, 2017: GCA in your area! Even as we speak, several summer social events for greeting card pros are in the planning stage. Stay tuned to the GCA website and watch your e-mails for events happening in your area. October 11 – 14: GCA Annual...

Committee Updates – June 2017

Postal Affairs Committee Paper vs. Politics by Rafe Morrissey GCA Vice President, Postal Affairs Greeting cards convey clear and unambiguous statements of emotional connection on paper. “On paper,” the fate of postal reform legislation should be equally unambiguous. ...

In the News – June 2017

Abra Cards' Abra Cards’, a UAE-based start-up company designs 3D pop-up greeting cards. The first in the Middle East to offer such a card, they have designs that replicate the Burj Khalifa and the Burj Al Arab, two of the world's most renowned mega skyscrapers. Read...

Member News – June 2017

Welcome New Members We briefly welcomed some new members in the last issue of Card Talk -- but here’s some information you might not know about our new members….. Sugar Paper (Los Angeles)- Chelsea Shukov  CT: Tell us about your company. In 2003, we started tinkering...

From the President – June 2017

Dear GCA Member: From the East Coast to the West Coast: A BIG Thank You! It was great to see so many GCA members, friends and colleagues at last month’s LOUIE Awards Gala, in the GCA Village, the Signature Mixture, and talking with “Experts,” all during yet another...

2017 Fall Meeting Announcement

Dear GCA Members, This fall GCA will be joining the Envelope Manufacturers Association (EMA) for their Fall Meeting in Washington, D.C. on October 25-28, 2017.  This will be a timely opportunity for GCA members to engage with key decision makers, including senior...

The Profit in Greeting Cards

A timeless passion, the Greeting Card is a great way to send a message to a friend or family member. Read this great article by Lizzie O'Leary and Hayley Hershman about one company's ability to use an old school tool in a modern world....