GCA’s Card Talk

Issue 54
April, 2020

Like many of us, the GCA has had to alter plans. *Noted & the LOUIE Awards will be a little different this year! Now more than ever, it’s important to roll with the changes, and remember what’s special about our community. And always remember that sending greeting cards through the mail is a great way to connect. Read about what’s coming, and what’s not. Plus read the latest member news, industry updates & more in this edition of Card Talk.


Card Talk is a GCA member newsletter, published six times per year, providing members and others with information on the latest trends and issues that might impact the industry and their businesses, as well as meaningful opportunities for information exchange and business development. Content for Card Talk comes from GCA leaders, volunteers, members and staff. Questions regarding the latest issue may be directed to our Communications Manager, Maggie Schultz.

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From the President

As we work through the enormous effects of COVID-19 on our industry, our nation’s health and economy, and indeed the world, I encourage those of us who love our industry to remind everyone that greeting cards can provide the connection that bridges the social distancing this awful disease is necessitating. 

More from GCA President George White

Member Spotlight

We’re pleased to welcome 10 new members to the GCA so far in 2020! Click the link below to see a list of our new members and join us in giving them a warm GCA welcome. 

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In the News

Member Articles and more

*Noted may be cancelled but the Noted @ *Noted Awards will still go on! The finalists for the 2020 LOUIE Awards were announced in February and the winners will be announced later this year. Click the link below to view these stories and other industry updates. 

Read the latest news 

Committee Updates

Learn about how the *Noted committee plans to continue the spirit of cards and community despite the cancellation of the 2020 expo. Read the full list of LOUIE Awards finalists and learn what the Public Affairs committee is doing.

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GCA Events

2020 LOUIE Awards 

Details will be coming soon! Keep an eye on your inbox. 

Thinking of You Week 2020

Thinking of You Week returns September 21 – 27 but you can still get in the spirit today & send cards. 

Learn more about future GCA events

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