GCA Members in the News

Save the date – National Stationery Week returns for the 8th year, April 29 – May 5! Learn more:

Happy belated birthday to our GCA friends across the pond!

The hype continues to grow for Noted: The Greeting Card Expo. Read more:

Check out the 18 British designs that were selected as finalists in the 2019 LOUIE Awards competition:

Congratulations to Elizabeth Silver, whose design was selected as this year’s “Thinking of You Week” winner!  https://stationerytrends.com/news/thinking-of-you-week-2019-contest-winner-announced/

Graduation season is around the corner. And this fab grad/teacher gift guide from Gift Shop Mag includes GCA members Sky of Blue Cards and Up With Paper:

Stationery Trends released their list of “10 Designers to Watch in 2019”. The list includes several of the GCA’s own! More: https://stationerytrends.com/article/ten-designers-to-watch-in-2019/

165 LOUIE finalists were announced earlier this year. And you can view all them here (see them in person in Brooklyn next month!):

The GCA is evolving & pleased to announce its new Workshop + Retreat: Oceans of Opportunity! Read more here: https://stationerytrends.com/news/gca-presents-oceans-of-opportunity-retreat/

Watch out – Handwritten letters are making a comeback, according to Yes Magazine!

Exhibitors announced for UnBound at Book Expo – the  “show within a show”:

GCA member Lovepop cards opened its first brick & mortar location at the sleek new Hudson Yards development in NYC:

News You Can Use

It’s an old-time tradition, but writing a thank you card is still an effective tool to advance your career:

Did you know? – Shoppers spend 13% of their time looking at in-store displays. Learn how eye-catching displays can help increase sales:

Exhibiting at a trade show for the first time? This checklist will help newbies (& veterans!):

Dinosaurs, Sesame Street characters, & ghosts – oh my! Check out the 2019 specialty stamps unveiled by the USPS this year:

Looking to gain more Instagram followers? Here are 21 helpful tips:

And finally, here are some informative articles from GCA’s very own Noble Works Cards: