Send a card. Deliver a smile.
The Greeting Card Association embraces publishers, retailers, agents, distributors and recommended suppliers of materials/services to the industry.
We are an independent not for profit trade organisation operating for the benefit of our members. We have been the voice of the greeting card industry and provided support to our members since 1919.
The British are a nation of card senders, we send more cards per person than any other nation. We lead the world in design and innovation, exporting our designs, and messages for people of all nationalities, across the globe.
Greeting cards build relationships; sending and receiving a greeting card creates a strong connection. Our industry facilitates and celebrates positive communication between people of all backgrounds.
What we do
The Greeting Card Association is the voice of the British greeting card industry, representing our industry to stakeholders such as postal service providers, government, colleges and schools.
We provide advice and support to our members and run networking events, bringing our industry together to promote business growth and the health of our industry.
Our vision is for everyone to feel connected by the sending and receiving of greeting cards.
Latest Blog Posts
The GCA took the #Cardmitment campaign to Westminster, raising the profile of our £1.5bn world-leading industry with MP's, encouraging Christmas...
The GCA blog is packed with news, insights and resources for everyone with an interest in Greeting Cards. And for members of the GCA, the blog morphs into the GCA Library where members can find even more tools and information to help them run their businesses.
Jobs in the Industry
Looking to work in the Greeting Card industry? Are you an artist or writer keen to see your work on greeting cards? Our members regularly post job vacancies on this site. Take a look at what roles are currently available on the Jobs board.
At Raspberry Blossom, our mission is simple: to inspire everyday moments of joy, one vibrant product at a time. Our vision is to globally spread positivity through our innovative, accessible, and colourful designs, enriching lives by bringing joy, happiness, and...
5C Designs is owned and run by husband and wife team, Stephen and Deborah, producing Photographic and Photographic Art greeting cards and prints. All our products are designed using our own original photographs and unique Photographic Artworks. From 2024 we will be...
Hello I’m Helen and I have designed a hand drawn range of beautiful nature inspired wildlife and bird cards. I have had successful sales in the North West area where I am based in the beautiful Forest of Bowland and I am now looking for help from agents to reach shops...
Why Join the GCA?
The GCA Library
Attend GCA members’ events designed to support business growth.
Advice & Support
Marketing and PR Support
Tailored Membership Plans
Have a Voice
Our members include…
The Greeting Card Association represents business from across the industry including publishers, manufacturers, retailers, agents and more. If you are looking for a particular service or product you can search in our Members Directory.
Supporting & promoting Greeting Cards across multiple channels
How can we help you?
Our blog is packed with articles related to the Greeting Card industry, from the latest news to historical facts and figures. For members, the GCA Library provides a portal of resources to help run a sucessful business. If you have specific questions or need further information, please get in touch.