GCA’s Card Talk

Issue 77
February, 2024

GCA is off to a busy start this year – the Louie Awards had a record number of submissions, ticket sales are officially open for the Award Celebration, and *Noted+Gifted planning is in full swing. 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

Winter Show Wrap-Up: A Lead in to *Noted+Gifted

The winter gift markets have come to a close, leaving behind a trail of inspiration, innovation, and excitement for the greeting card industry. 

Read more from Nora Weiser, GCA Executive Director

Member Spotlight – Leader Paper Products

Sue Charlier and Leader Paper Products is this months’ Member Spotlight. Learn more about their company, products, and why they are active members of GCA.

Read more here

Committee Updates

Our committees are busy planning for what is going to be a jam-packed Q2. Read about the 35th Annual Louie Awards, *Noted and Gifted, Thinking of You Week, Workshop + Retreat, 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.

Upcoming Events

We have a lot happening at GCA, so we want to make sure you have all the GCA events on your calendar. Make sure to check them out and RSVP 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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