GCA’s Card Talk

Issue 74
August, 2023

GCA has had a busy summer as we continue planning for our first in-person Workshop + Retreat since 2019 and this year’s upcoming Thinking of You Week, as well as begun planning for *Noted and the 35th Annual Louie Awards. Read more about these events, catch up on the latest member news, find out some industry updates & more in this edition of Card Talk.

About Card Talk

Card Talk is GCA’s member newsletter, published six times per year, providing members and others with information on the latest trends and issues that 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? Want to contribute? Email us!

From the Executive Director

Business vs. Busyness

Read more from Nora Weiser, GCA Executive Director

From the President

Happy Birthday! Yes, to those that happen to have a birthday in the most common birth month (August) and 9 out of 10 of the most common birthdays are September! 

Read more from Amy McAnarney, Hallmark, GCA President

Member Spotlight – Add Pink and Stir

LeeAnn Brissett from Add Pink and Stir is this months’ Member Spotlight. Learn more about her company, products, and why she became a member of GCA.

Read more here

Committee Updates

Read about the upcoming Workshop & Retreat, 35th Annual Louie Awards, hear from our Associates Committee Chair, welcome our new members, and more.

Read the full article here.

In the News

News articles, industry updates, member articles, and more.

Read the latest news here.

GCA Birthday Club

The GCA Birthday Club was born to allow our community to celebrate each other in snail mail every trip around the sun. After all, most of us have already carefully crafted product to celebrate birthdays, why don’t we showcase these more within our community? As such, the GCA Birthday Club will also offer members a valuable opportunity to use, understand, and better experience our medium of choice. So let’s sharpen our card-sending game as we celebrate every member’s special day!

Check out our directory below of GCA Members, their birthdays, and their mailing addresses. Want your birthday listed? Fill out this form here.

View the Birthday Directory

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