Why Exhibit?

Museum Store buyers + managers are always on the lookout for new and interesting products they can tie to their institution’s collections and exhibitions – products just like yours! The MSA Expo features exhibit time and sponsorship opportunities over five days, offering you valuable networking opportunities while providing you with access to hundreds of qualified prospects.

With a variety of opportunities to feature your products and company in the Expo, you are sure to find ongoing success and business with this investment.

Exhibitor Prospectus
(THE EXPO IS SOLD OUT, but SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE)

The exhibition hall space is SOLD OUT. Contact us if you are still interested in participating in this year’s event. In the event that booth space does become available we would be pleased to consider your application. We also invite you to attend as a Non-Vendor Attendee. Click here to register as a Non-Vendor Attendee on our Attendee page.

Our Exhibitor Prospectus is your complete guide to the MSA FORWARD 2018 Expo + Conference, Mastering Non-Profit Retail.  Find out the best practices for engaging with attendees, as well as useful statistics on who will be attending. Browse the many sponsorship opportunities… which are available if you were unable to make the deadline to exhibit but wish to still gain exposure at key events. Expo booth options + pricing are also included in the Exhibitor Prospectus.

Sponsorships

MSA presents you with a wide array of sponsorship opportunities throughout the five day conference. Position your company as a thought leader, a buzzing network, a collaborative partner or even just get your name and brand more exposure. With the variety of unique and new opportunities, and the ability to customize any package to your needs, the possibilities are endless on growing your client base. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, browse the Exhibitor Prospectus and contact us.

Exhibitor Rates
(THE EXPO IS SOLD OUT, but SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE)

Below you will find the pricing to register as an Exhibitor.

MSA Forward’s online registration is now closed.  However, you are welcome to register onsite at the conference which is taking place at the Renaissance Washington Downtown DC.  Registration will be located on the floor below the lobby level.  There will  be plenty of friendly MSA staff members who can assist you.

MSA MEMBER

5′ x 10′ exhibition booth
Includes: One registration for booth staff
$1,800
7′ x 10′ exhibition booth
Includes: Two registrations for booth staff
$2,450
10′ x 10′ exhibition booth
Includes: Two registration for booth staff
$3,400

NON-MSA MEMBER

5′ x 10′ exhibition booth
Includes: One registration for booth staff
$2,900
7′ x 10′ exhibition booth
Includes: Two registrations for booth staff
$3,550
10′ x 10′ exhibition booth
Includes: Two registration for booth staff
$4,500
Exhibition Floor Plan

The expo is to be held at The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel with events centered around two hotel ballrooms + the connected pre-function areas, creating an exclusive + intimate environment for exhibiting your products.

Please check back to access the floor plan for the upcoming expo.

Set-Up + Expo Hours

The standard Booth Shell with Furniture Package includes:

  • 8′  high back wall drape
  • 8′  high back wall drape
  • 7″  x  44″  booth identification sign
  • One 6′  x  30″H  draped table
  • Two side chairs
  • One waste basket

Please use the vendor “Personnel Form” for all personnel who will receive a badge to staff your booth during the MSA Expo show hour. The PDF form can be downloaded via the button below. The number of badges per booth is determined by your booth size. Each booth representative requires his/her own badge and badges are non-transferable. Badges are required for admittance to the expo hall and all MSA events. You may register additional booth representatives for $125 per person.

Exhibition set-up ends for all vendors at 1:30 pm on Saturday, April 28. Contact us if you need assistance. Volunteers should be available for general expo assistance.

If you are exhibiting in the Grand Ballroom, please make note of the set-up hours.

 FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018

7:30 am – 10:00 pm

Booths 1901 – 1907

Hallway / Pre-Function Area

Access is granted to set-up your exhibit

7:30 am – 10:00 pm

Booths 1501 – 1805; 2000 – 2012

Congressional Ballroom

Access is granted to set-up your exhibit

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Booths 100 – 1119; 1200 – 1402

Grand Ballroom

Access is granted to set-up your exhibit

 SATURDAY, APRIL 28, 2018

7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Booths 1200 – 1402; 1901 – 1907

Hallway / Pre-Function Area

Access is granted to set-up your exhibit

7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Booths 1501 – 1805; 2000 – 2012

Congressional Ballroom

Access is granted to set-up your exhibit

7:30 am – 12:00 pm

Booths 100 – 1119

Grand Ballroom

Access is granted to set-up your exhibit

 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm               EXHIBITS OPEN IN THE EXPO HALL

 SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2018

 9:00 am – 4:30 pm               EXHIBITS OPEN IN THE EXPO HALL

Volunteering Opportunities

We invite you to participate and help make MSA FORWARD 2018 a memorable experience for all in the spirit of volunteerism. The following positions are needed to assist throughout our conference + expo: Registration Volunteer, Excursion Monitor, MSA Info/Membership Table, Session Room Monitor.

If you would like to volunteer, you can find out more about these volunteer positions and sign-up online at MSA Forward 2018 Volunteer Sign-up or call (215) 320-4667.

The MSA App is here!

As you update your Exhibitor information for the App, the latest information is available in real-time.

Click the button below to access the setup guide for instructions on on how to enter your exhibitor information.

From your smart phone, click the Google Play or iTunes Store button below for the direct link to the MSA App in your App store. Download the App to check on your saved updates as you edit your exhibitor information.

Contact Us

Have a question about the Conference & Expo? Reach out to us at:

(215) 320-4667
info@museumstoreassociation.org

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