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GCA Events – May 2017

Event Calendar May 21: LOUIE Awards Gala. Buy your tickets for an unforgettable evening honoring the best cards in the business and one of the industry’s giants: Richard Evans, Birchcraft Studios by DFS (formerly Birchcraft Studios). May 22: What would the National...

Committee Updates – May 2017

Postal Affairs Committee (Rafe Morrissey, GCA Vice President, Postal Affairs) Fate of Postal Reform Quietly Advances Amidst Partisan Rancor With the recent failure of healthcare reform, competing claims of hacked elections and wiretapping and the deployment of a...

In the News – May 2017

American Greetings Let the Springtime Roll with Easter Cards from American Greetings New Happy Tails(TM) Birthday Cards from American Greetings Feature Solar Innovation GCA Greeting Card Association Announces LOUIE Award Finalists Hallmark Hallmark readies for...

Member News – May 2017

Welcome New Members Whether your company has been in the greeting card and social expression industry for years or you’re just starting out, GCA membership has something for every company – whether publisher, printer, paper producer or any of the other associate...

From the President – May 2017

Dear GCA Member: In fewer than four weeks, the GCA Village will open, GCA Greeting Card Experts will share their knowledge, members and industry colleagues will “mix it up” at our Signature Mixer, Show attendees will see the LOUIE finalists, and LOUIE Gala attendees...

GCA Adds Education to 2017 NSS Offerings

The Greeting Card Association has added a professional development event to its lineup of member activities during the National Stationery Show, taking place in New York, NY at the Jacob Javits Center. The new "Meet the Greeting Card Experts" program, on Monday, May...

GCA Village Exhibitors Announced

The “GCA Village” (Twitter: #GCAVillage), a new multi-company community of members, is being unveiled for the first time on the show floor at NSS 2017, in booth #1310. The GCA Village is the association’s official home at the NSS, and a busy hub of activity for a...

Postal Service Finance Update

Contrary to what has sometimes been reported, there is optimism surrounding opportunities for postal reform. This article from the Washington Post offers some of the latest developments on the subject. Thanks to our Postal Affairs Committee and its Chair, Sarah Moe...