Graphite Creative, sponsors of the GCA Conference & AGM are excited about their new Liquid Foil innovation. And we can see why!
The Encore Group supply envelopes for greeting cards and are sponsoring the 2021 Conference and AGM. We had a chat to find out more about them,
Black History Month in October gives us an opportunity to celebrate and highlight the increasing variety of greeting cards available celebrating Black history.
Nettl of Stockport are sponsoring the 2021 GCA Conference and AGM. We wanted to find out more about this web design and marketing company.
Latest details on the 2021 GCA annual Conference and AGM, to be held in Manchester on 14th October 2021
Thinking of You Week is the 3rd week of September. It’s an annual special week that harnesses the emotional power of greeting cards to create a wave of love, caring and happiness, led by the Greeting Card Association.
Last updated 31st August 2021: As part of our support to GCA members we are working to help you navigate the Brexit maze by picking out salient links and points relevant to the greeting card industry. EU VAT is an ongoing issue, with many of you telling us that you...
Updated 23rd August 2021 The UK greeting card industry is a vibrant and diverse industry with an eclectic mix of cards celebrating nearly every possible occasion. The Greeting Card Association recognises the importance of continuing to progress on all diversity and...
This GCA partnership extends our network and continues to build on the support we offer our members’ across the country.
Links to a new Government campaign to support small and medium sized businesses.
Design a greeting card for Black History Month to be featured in Sainsbury’s this October!
After a forced year off, the highly anticipated dedicated greeting card trade show is back, and the excitement is growing.
Greeting cards through the ages from 1919 to 2019. This collection was assembled to celebrate the GCA’s Centenary in 2019.
An insight into the UK’s largest greeting card buying group.
The GCA is involved in quarterly meetings with Paul Scully MP, secretary of state for small businesses. Issues raised by GCA members are added to the agenda for government response. The meetings are hosted by the Indie Retail Confederation, a group of trade...
The GCA is proud to sponsor this new award celebrating and promoting diversity in the greeting card industry.
What people look for in a sympathy card and why they are important.
How to join the greeting card industry. Insight into a GCA team’s talk about working in the card industry to illustration students at Uni of Herts
Have you first enquiry from overseas? Wanting to learn about exporting greeting cards? This Starting Up blog has lots of useful tips and links
GCA specialist panel responding to members questions on trading internationally post-Brexit in April 2021
Exchanging greetings at the festive of Eid is a tradition that goes back generations. Islam is the second largest religion in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is estimated that there are over 3 million Muslim's in the UK, over 5% of the...
David Falkner, owner of Cardology, shares his experience and insight into the opportunities of the growing market for Eid greeting cards.
This blog looks at the benefits for artists of using an agent to represent them, with top tips and links to more information
Tips, best practices and myth busting for greeting card publishers in the minefield that is copyright law.