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Save the Date! MSA Forward 2018 Goes to Washington, D.C.

Next year, MSA heads to Washington, D.C. for MSA Forward 2018, the 63rd annual Retail Conference & Expo. From April 27 – 30, 2018, join your fellow colleagues and foster new connections inside the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Information on exhibit space and registration will be available in the coming weeks.

MSA’s New Strategic Plan: A Focused Set of Goals for 2016-2019
As a follow up to our management announcement, the Board of Directors is very pleased to launch MSA’s 2016-2019 Strategic Plan — a focused set of goals surrounding Young Professionals, Education, Advocacy, and Conference/Expo, that were developed to revitalize and refocus the Museum Store Association

MSA Office Moves to Philadelphia
As part of the new management direction, the Museum Store Association Headquarters is now fully operational out of our new office in Philadelphia, PA. Please update your records to reflect our new contact information.

MSA Bold New Management Direction!
The Museum Store Association announces a new management direction and expanded operational infrastructure designed to revitalize association; plans to move headquarters to Philadelphia, PA.

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Preparing for Pittsburgh: What to Know Before You Go

April 17, 2017 By Allison Ebner MSA Forward 2017 is just 4 days away! It’s high time to start packing your bags, taking stock of what you’ll be looking for on the Expo floor and planning out your schedule for the entire Conference & Expo. (Make sure to leave some time to explore our host […]

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A Museum Store World

April 10, 2017 By Stuart Hata Can you imagine a world filled with gorgeous, unique and educational museum stores that are wildly successful, beloved and valued by our institutions and general public alike? A world where customers and fans flock to nonprofit retail enterprises, knowing that their patronage will support and ensure the world’s cultural […]

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Art Supplies? Yes!

April 3, 2017 By Nancy Sanders Selling art supplies might be a given for fine art museum shops, but all sorts of museum shops should consider adding this product category to their sales plan assortments. People of all ages can use some extra creativity in their lives, and activities that encourage drawing, painting and photography […]

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