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GCA Events – August 2017

Events Calendar    September 5: The LOUIE Awards Call for Entries begins.  Learn more about the “Oscars of the Greeting Card Industry.” September 20 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern: Graphic Artists Guild Webinar – Alan Friedman of Great Arrow Graphics and Kathy Alpert of...

In the News – August 2017

Postal Affairs Committee Update Mailing Industry Rallies for Postal Reform: “Romp in the Swamp” by Sarah Moe Meyers Israeli politician and diplomat Abba Eban noted, “Men and nations behave wisely when they have exhausted all other resources.”  Sadly, this is true of...

Member News – August 2017

Catch the Summer Special While It’s Hot! While we savor the last few days of summer, we encourage you to "refer a friend" to GCA membership during our “Summer Special” by September 30. And the LOUIE Award Goes To... Card Talk spoke with the 29th Annual LOUIE Awards...

GCA Summer Happy Hours

Let's get together! The first drink's on us! At a hectic time of year for many of us, it's important to take a few hours and unwind. The GCA would like to help with that! Join us for a drink at a casual happy hour to talk greeting cards, before the summer ends. GCA...

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. ...