GCA Adds Education to 2017 NSS Offerings

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 22, offers participants a chance to interact with and ask questions of […]

GCA Village Exhibitors Announced

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 variety of GCA-member companies. Our hope is that […]

Postal Service Finance Update

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 Myers, for their continued leadership during this critical year. Click here for more.

GCA Announces National Stationery Show Tradeshow Benefit

GCA Announces National Stationery Show Tradeshow Benefit

Review details from March 10, 2017 Twitter event: https://twitter.com/search?src=typd&q=%23GCAVillage  Have you considered getting back into the swing of things and re-entering the National Stationery Show in 2017? Or perhaps you are a new company interested in testing the waters for the first-time? Not interested in all of the baggage or logistics that sometimes accompany exhibiting at […]

Postal Reform Legislation Summary Document Released

Postal Reform Legislation Summary Document Released

Legislation to stabilize Postal Service finances was recently introduced.  H.R. 756, The Postal Reform Act of 2017, mirrors legislation that the GCA supported last year and is crucial to ensuring affordable postage rates for greeting card customers. A summary of the bill may be reviewed here. We thank the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for providing […]

A Valentine’s Day History Lesson

A Valentine’s Day History Lesson

Valentines Deliver Love You exchanged them with your classmates in grade school. You’ve given them to your mom. And you certainly expect to receive one from your significant other on February 14th. That’s because when it comes to expressing love and friendship, nothing says it better than a Valentine’s Day card! Valentine’s Day is named […]

Is Postal Reform Coming in 2017?

Is Postal Reform Coming in 2017?

Dear GCA Members, As the 115th Congress convenes, expectations are high for a great deal of early activity on major controversial issues ranging from healthcare to tax reform. Postal observers remain hopeful that action on postal reform legislation can pick up where it left off at the end of the last Congress. Meanwhile, a number […]