Nov 4, 2020
GCA calls for LOUIE Awards entries

The Greeting Card Association announced that entries are now being accepted for the LOUIE Awards, which “celebrate the best and the brightest in the greeting card industry.” Submissions will be accepted now through Feb. 4, 2021.

New Categories

This year the LOUIE Awards will include the following new categories:

  • Celebrating Diversity & Inclusion
  • Cards for an increasingly diverse, unique, and wonderful world.
  • Trends & Events
  • Cards that reflect the current times, trends, and events.

Special Recognition

Additionally, LOUIE Awards will recognize:

  • 2020 Illustrator of the Year
  • 2020 Writer of the Year

To receive the Early Bird discount, submissions need to be completed by Dec. 2, 2020. The deadline for all submissions is Feb. 4, 2021. To submit, visit

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