GCA’s Card Talk
Issue 36 January/February, 2017
GCA is off and running. Next stop, NSS and the LOUIEs
Card Talk is a GCA member newsletter, published six times per year, providing members with information on the latest trends and issues that might impact the industry and their businesses, and also offers 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, Naomi Gitlin.
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From the President
It was great to re-connect with so many GCA members and industry friends at our annual Atlanta Reception. And how absolutely terrific it was to see and experience the positive vibe at America’s Mart
Welcome New Member
We are pleased to welcome oue new member, Man Cards. Read about this new GCA member inside and other new members in upcoming issues of Card Talk
In the News
From members being featured on NPR to the history of Hallmark in the greeting card industry, check out the articles in this edition of Card Talk in the news.
Associates Update (by Phil St. Germain, GCA Associates Chair)
Last month, six GCA Associate members displayed their company’s offerings at the GCA cocktail reception during the Atlanta Gift Mart.
Ask the Expert
Read some GCA member insights from the Atlanta Gift Show.
Mark your calendar for the “Oscars of the Greeting Card Industry:” the LOUIE Awards Gala on Sunday, May 21 in New York City. It’s a not-to-be-missed event that kicks-off the National Stationery Show. We look forward to seeing you there.