GCA’s Card Talk

Issue 59
February, 2021

The GCA and our members have plenty to look forward to in 2021. *Noted: the Greeting Card Expo is happening virtually May 20 & 21, the Louie Awards judging will begin in March, and the brand new GCA Marketplace will be ready to launch soon. Catch up on the latest member news, industry updates & more, in this edition of Card Talk.

About 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? Want to contribute? Email us!

From the President

In less than three years, *Noted has gone from being an idea for a trade show that focused on greeting cards, filling the gap left by the National Stationery Show, to being THE gathering point for all members of the greeting card community, including…

More from GCA President George White

From the Executive Director

The Power of Words

Okay, I admit it. I started stanning Amanda Gorman the moment I heard her read her poem “The Hill We Climb” at the presidential inauguration. What a wonderful reminder of the vision of youth and the power of words…

More from GCA Executive Director, Nora Weiser

Member Spotlight

Brad Woods and his company, Maginating, are the subject of this month’s Member Spotlight. Learn about the company, their products, and more! Read more

Committee Updates

Read about the 32nd Annual LOUIE Awards, welcome our new members, hear the latest from the Public Affairs Committee, and more. Learn more

GCA Marketplace Product Categories are here!

You can now add product categories to help buyers shop your cards in the GCA Marketplace. Join Brandwise tomorrow, Friday, February 19, to learn more about what this means for you!

Learn More Here


*Noted: The Greeting Card Expo – Virtual, May 20th & 21st, 2021

Louie Award Submissions – Due TODAY, February 18, 2021

Louie Award Celebration – Virtual, July 15, 2021

In the News

News articles, industry updates, member articles and more. Read the latest news 

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