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GCA AGM - New Speaker Announcement!

A third keynote speaker has been announced for the GCA AGM and Conference: Dr Lynda Shaw cognitive neuroscientist and business psychologist.


Sharon LIttle, GCA ceo commented, "Members will remember Dr Shaw's inspiring presentation at a previous AGM, detailing research which has shown the positive effects on the brain of receiving greeting cards. This time she will be revealing the latest research showing the importance of handwriting on child development, cognition, memory and the generation of ideas."
 
Lynda will be joining James Daunt, ceo of Waterstones and Giles Andreae, of Purple Ronnie, Edward Monkton and Happy Jackson fame in the line up of prestigious speakers.

The event is coming up quickly on 8 November. Members have been emailed booking forms for the event and the free workshops. Booking deadline – Friday 28th October 2016.

The day will kick off at 11am with the AGM, followed after a short break by the Conference and keynote speakers. A delicious lunch will be held in the Gladstone Library, a beautiful room with stunning views and be followed by the workshop sessions.

The cost for the Conference, including workshops, refreshments and lunch is £62.50+VAT.
 
Workshop Sessions
There are still some spaces on our Meet the Expert workshop sessions with some of our top publisher members. But please book on the separate form quickly!

There will be two sessions of each workshop, starting at 3.30pm and 4pm:

Brokerage with Chris Houfe of The Great British Card Company
Creative Development with Rachel Hare of Belly Button Designs
Negotiating Skills with Ceri Stirland of UK Greetings
Sales with Nigel Willcox of Paper Rose
Strategy/Business Planning with Ged Mace of the Art File

This is a member only event. If you are interested in joining, email Sharon Little