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GCA’s Card Talk

Issue 50
August, 2019

The GCA has plenty to look forward to in the second half of 2019! The new Workshop and Retreat kicks off in September and is followed almost immediately by the 2nd annual Thinking of You Week! Read about what you can look forward to, 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

The first annual Workshop + Retreat, Thinking of You Week, Noted 2020 – there is certainly a lot happening with the GCA over the next year! As we wait to swear in the next president, GCA Executive Director Peter Doherty reflects on the successful 2019 we’ve had so far and what’s on the horizon for the Greeting Card Association.

More from GCA Executive Director Peter Doherty

Member Spotlight

She’s not only the founder and creative voice behind Offensive + Delightful cards, but Olga Krigman is also the designer of the signature Noted logo! Learn more about Olga, her company, and what inspired her to create the Noted logo.

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In the News

Member Articles and more

Oceans of Opportunity is around the corner – have you registered to attend yet? Stationery Trends reflects on the successful session (Modern Card Politics: The Women’s Movement) at Noted and the US Postal Service announces the much-anticipated Sesame Street stamps are now available for purchase! Read on for these stories & more member news!

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Committee Updates

The GCA’s new Workshop + Retreat is a month away – have you registered yet? Learn what you can look forward to in Naples from the co-chair herself, Susan January. Once the retreat ends, Thinking of You Week begins! Find out how you can still participate!

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GCA Events

Meet Us in Naples (Florida) in September for the GCA’s Annual Workshop & Retreat

GCA will be in Florida in just one month. Far from your father’s convention, this is a new event that you don’t want to miss. 

Thinking of You Week 2019

Following the Workshop and Retreat, we’ll be thinking of you, and your customers, and retailers this September! 

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