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As a Publisher Member

Terms and Conditions of Publisher Membership

The GCA is the trade association of greeting card publishers. To be eligible to become a GCA member your company must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Your company must be based in the UK or Ireland or be a UK subsidiary.
  • At least 50% of your company’s turnover must be derived from the publishing or distribution of greetings cards, giftwrap, calendars or social stationery.
    (Membership is open to start-up businesses).

All memberships are subject to the discretion of the GCA Council.

Please note: you will be able to edit your details and add further information about your company including logo, product images, distributor preferences and if you're actively seeking artists/writers by logging into the GCA Members Area using your created username and password.

Membership Application Form

Login details

Please enter your desired email address and password. These will be the details you use to login to the GCA website.

For security, we recommend a password of at least 6 characters using a combination of letters and numbers

Company details

These details will appear on the GCA Members Directory.

If you wish to change your company name at any time please contact Sharon Little: gca@max-publishing.co.uk

Please note this number will appear within the Members' Area.

If you wish to change your email at any time please contact Sharon Little: gca@max-publishing.co.uk

Make sure to include http://

Personal details

Used if we need to contact you personally.

Billing details

Tick 'use company fields' if billing details are the same as entered above.

Annual Turnover

Price includes VAT and joining fee

Please send a cheque payable to the GCA for the total amount above (which includes VAT and a joining fee of £10), and send to: GCA, United House, North Road, London N7 9DP. Whilst we are currently unable to accept payments online, we are updating our system in order to do so shortly.

By completing the registration form above you acknowledge to have read and agree to the terms of membership, fulfil the membership criteria and wish to proceed with your application. If you have any queries send us an email or call Sharon Little on: 020 7619 0396.

We will be in contact regarding the status of your membership once payment has been received and submitted registration details have been reviewed.