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GCA’s Card Talk

Issue 53
February, 2020

The GCA and our members have plenty to look forward to in 2020! Greeting card mail volume is up for the fourth year in a row; Noted: the Greeting Card Expo and the LOUIE Awards move to San Francisco; the dates and location for the 2nd annual Workshop & Retreat are announced; and the GCA was featured in some Valentine’s Day roundups. Catch up on 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 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

Winter show season is in the books—and the next major greeting card event is, of course, Noted! 

Read more from GCA President, George White

Member Spotlight

Jason Carberry, founder of Fine Moments Stationery, is the subject of this month’s Member Spotlight. Hear more about Jason’s company, their products, and what he’s looking forward to in 2020 and beyond. 

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In the News

Member Articles and more

GCA member Notes & Queries celebrates their 40th anniversary this year. The U.S. Postal Service made the list of most trusted brands in America. GCA members American Greetings and Calypso Cards both announce exciting new partnerships for 2020. And more! Click the link below to view these stories and other industry updates. 

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Committee Updates

The Noted and LOUIE Awards committees provide some helpful updates. Membership continues to grow in 2020 and the Workshop & Retreat committee provides a preview of what to expect later this year in Detroit. 

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GCA Events

Noted: The Greeting Card Expo

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

31st Annual LOUIE Awards

For the first time in our history, the LOUIE Awards will be hitting the road and joining with Noted: The Greeting Card Expo in San Francisco.

Learn more about future GCA events

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