The GCA is making a last call for members to book tickets for its annual conference next week.
The 2023 annual GCA Conference and AGM will be held in Leeds on Thursday September 28 at the Royal Armouries Museum.
A recent addition to the list of speakers is inspirational indie retailer Sarah Laker, who will be sharing her insight into retail and top tips to get people into store and buying cards!
Publisher keynote speaker this year will be award-winning Wendy Jones-Blackett, who is based in Leeds. She will talk about how she found her way into the world of greeting cards – from her blacksmithing days at art college via the Glastonbury Festival – plus a few highs and lows from her years in business and where she finds the inspiration to design new ranges.
Back by popular demand are market research company Kantar’s Ni Wang and Alex Bandini,who will share updates on British shopping habits in 2023.
Attendees will also get the latest updates on the GCA’s Cardmitment campaign and Autumn Fair’s Connect programme.
The event will start at 10am with coffee and the first opportunity to network, and finish by 4.30pm.
If you are local, or planning to stay over the night before, UK Greetings is hosting a meet-up drink in Leeds city centre from 6pm on September 27.