GCA’s Card Talk

Issue 73
June, 2023

GCA successfully held the 34th Annual Louie Award Ceremony and *Noted: The Greeting Card Expo since the last Card Talk edition. We are also hard at work planning the summer Villages and Workshop & Retreat! 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

Greeting Cards Across the Pond

Read more from Nora Weiser, GCA Executive Director

From the President

Industry vibrancy is strong! Need some proof? Keep reading!

Read more from Amy McAnarney, Hallmark, GCA President

Member Spotlight – Bald Guy Greetings

Ian Kalman from Bald Guy Greetings is this months’ Member Spotlight. Learn more about his company, products, and why he became a member of GCA.

Read more here

Committee Updates

Read about the upcoming Workshop & Retreat, hear from our Associates Committee Chair, 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.

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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