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MSA vendors are the trusted business partners of hundreds of museum store buyers across the globe.

Save the Date! Museum Store Sunday – November 26, 2017

MSA is claiming Museum Store Sunday as THE day to shop and support museum stores and their institutions worldwide. Museum Store Sunday will focus much-needed attention on the unique retail experience provided by museum stores.

Download the Museum Store Sunday press release.

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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New Shoptalk Group: Buyer – Vendor Friendly Forum

August 14, 2017 By Kristen Daniels I like to think of a successful sales transaction as a win, win, win, win situation. The first winner is the producer, the second is the wholesaler (who is sometimes also the producer), the third is the retail store, and the final winner is the store visitor, who purchases […]

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Let’s Talk Product Development

August 7, 2017 By Michael Guajardo Product development is soo easy! Right? Wrong. It is hard work! With the stakes so high, the goal is always to create a successful product. When I first got started, I had good intentions and a good amount of retail experience, but I had never created a product from […]

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Taking it to the Cloud

July 31, 2017 By Bradley Platz Attending the 2017 MSA conference in Pittsburgh was a genuinely rewarding experience for me. I found it so valuable to connect with other retailers, and to share strategies, while making important professional connections. Being recognized by MSA for ‘Best Store Web Presence’ this year is an incredible honor and […]

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