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.
Festive Friday is the 26th November. This is the day when everyone in the card industry, sends their Christmas cards! See here for our toolkit to promote this event in your community.
Details of trade fairs held throughout the year with significant sections dedicated to greeting cards.
The GCA is proud to sponsor this new award celebrating and promoting diversity in the greeting card industry.
The 2021 Mother’s Day Toolkit contains downloadable resources and POS to help with online and offline marketing.
The 2021 Father’s Day Toolkit contains downloadable resources and POS to help with online and offline marketing.
The 2021 Easter Toolkit contains downloadable resources and POS to help with online and offline marketing.
The 2021 Valentine’s Day Toolit contains downloadable resources and POS to help with online and offline marketing.
How do you make your products look good online and in print? A short tutorial by Richard Jackson of Forever Creative Photography is here to help.
An insiders guide to making the most of your first greeting card tradeshow.
Everything you need to kick-start the Christmas card sending season within your organisation.
The GCA logo is available for members to use on their marketing material and website
The GCA has a lovely new gold logo ‘card’ to celebrate our Centenary. This will replace the old-logo plastic signs. We will be handing these out to all PGLive exhibitors at the show. We will also be handing them out at Harrogate, Autumn Fair and Top Drawer. If you...
94% of greeting cards are bought in a bricks and mortar store so it is important that the GCA raises the profile of cards with those working to support retailers and High St communities. The GCA recently attended a meeting of the Independent Retailers Confederation....
After the success of the Spring Fair Debut, the scheme is coming to Autumn Fair 2018. “The feedback from Debut exhibitors at Spring Fair last week has again been fantastic, and with this area going from strength to strength I’m now really excited to be able to offer...
Let's put Greeting Cards on the Internet Map! It's a brave (or foolish!) business that doesn't have a website these days. A website address ranks up there in importance with a company's phone number - indeed some would argue the web address out ranks the phone number....