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Card Factory Flotation Sparks Positive Media Coverage

Card Factory Flotation Sparks Positive Media Coverage

The announcement of the Card Factory flotation has sparked lots of positive interest in the greeting card industry in the press with all the major newspapers covering the story. The GCA has played its part by providing supporting information on the industry (some...

GCA Podcast for New Card Publishers

GCA Podcast for New Card Publishers

How do you go about getting involved in the greeting card industry? Find out by listening to this podcast with Sharon Little, GCA ceo, being interviewed by Ekta Bajaj of member publishing company, Karmic Creations. The 40 minute podcast covers lots of issues...

Book now for the GCA Agents’ Seminar 2014

2pm, Wednesday 30 April 2014 The Hubs, Sheffield Hallam University Gaining and keeping good agents is one of the main challenges of running a card publishing business and one of the main topics for which members ask for help and advice. The GCA Agents' Seminar is one...

National Stationery Week Partnership

The GCA is delighted to partner with Get Britain Writing and National Stationery Week to promote the benefits of handwriting for people of all ages.  The Greeting Card Association is delighted to support this important campaign to encourage more people to put pen...

Festive Friday New Poster Download

Are you excited yet? Here's a lovely new poster to help promote what you have planned on this special new sending day to your staff. Remember, we have a prize for the best photo of this event posted on our Facebook page!

Festive Friday Poster!

Download it here! We've received so much interest in our Festive Friday initiative that we thought it would be fun and useful make our lovely flyer available as an A4 poster! So here it is! Download your very own Festive Friday Poster here. Many thanks again to...

Festive Friday – 29th November 2013

A new card sending day for the greeting card industry Friday 29 November is the day for the whole greeting card industry to get together and send our cards to start the Christmas sending season with a bang. Our aim is to have a sparkly snowstorm of lovely Christmas...

Book Now for the GCA AGM – 2nd October 2013

This popular event is your chance to socialise with other members, see an array of prestigious speakers, enjoy a delicious lunch and explore our historic livery hall venue, Ironmongers Hall, in the City of London. We have not one, not two but three exciting launches:...

The GCA Opens Its Doors

The GCA will be opening its doors to a wider membership after members voted resoundingly in favour of introducing an Associate Membership category at its EGM last week. The members voted in favour of the resolution by 40 votes for to five against including votes by...

The Henries Awards – Enter Now!

The Oscars of the greeting card industry! Organised by Max Publishing, the publishers of our official magazine Progressive Greetings, The Henries recognise and reward the wonderful creativity of our industry. The Henries Awards are free to enter and the form is very...

EU Timber Regulations Affecting the Greeting Card Industry

The GCA warns members of upcoming regulations EU Timber Regulations set to affect imports of giftwrap and tags, paper giftbags and boxes This applies to publishers bringing giftwrap and tags, gift bags and boxes into the EU. Greeting cards with their envelopes are not...

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