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  1. Noted: The Greeting Card Expo 2020

    May 1 @ 10:00 am - May 3 @ 5:00 pm EDT
  2. “GCA Village” in UnBound at BookExpo 2020

    May 28 - May 31

GCA’s Card Talk

Issue 52
December, 2019

The GCA has had a successful and eventful 2019 and there’s plenty to look forward to in 2020! We’re kicking off the New Year with our Annual Atlanta Member Reception and the LOUIE Awards is moving to San Francisco with Noted. Learn more about 2020 events, plus 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

GCA President, George White, reflects upon what a positive year it has been for the greeting card industry and what’s on the horizon for the Greeting Card Association in 2020. He also takes some time to discuss Noted: The Greeting Card Expo and what retailers and publishers can look forward to at Noted 2020. 

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Member Spotlight

2019 was a busy year for membership at the GCA as we welcomed more than 50 new members! Join us as we wrap up the year by welcoming all of our new members. 

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In the News

Member Articles and more

The GCA’s new president was announced, as well as updates to our Board of Directors. The Dallas Market & the GCA announced an exciting new partnership for 2020, with more to come. And the GCA was featured in a New York Times article about the history of Christmas greeting cards. Read on for more industry + member updates.

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Committee Updates

Exciting changes are coming to Noted 2020; the Public Affairs Committee recaps the latest developments; and the LOUIE Awards Committee is offering a fun opportunity for you to win a complimentary entry…

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GCA Events

GCA’s Annual Networking Event at AmericasMart 

Mark your calendar, and get ready to kick off the show season in Atlanta with us.

Noted: The Greeting Card Expo 2020

Noted is moving to San Francisco for 2020! Have you signed up to exhibit yet? 

Learn more about future GCA events

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