As a museum store professional you find yourself doing a balancing act every day, performing a variety of functions and responsibilities. You balance inventory control, staff and volunteer management, merchandising, displays, financial management and even event planning. At the same time you must stay apprised of all that’s happening at your institution - exhibitions, educational programming, the collection and the needs and desires of your executive director and trustees.
The MSA Conference & Expo is designed to help nonprofit retail professionals succeed at this balancing act by offering four days of dynamic learning sessions and opportunities to connect with select MSA vendors who offer products matched with the museum store industry. Learning sessions are presented by the leading thinkers in nonprofit retailing who share the knowledge you need to run your store, meet the needs of management, make the most out of challenges, be a leader and through retailing contribute to your institution’s brand and extend the experience of your visitors.
How do you manage your balancing act?
The MSA Conference & Expo is designed to help nonprofit retail professional succeed at this balancing act by offering four days of dynamic learning sessions presented by the leading thinkers in nonprofit retailing - sessions that present the knowledge you need. You’ll gain knowledge to run your store, meet the needs of management, make the most out of challenges, be a leader and through retailing contribute to your institution’s brand and extend the experience of your visitors.
The MSA Expo is your one-stop shop for annual buying. The Expo Hall will be filled with over 200 select vendors whose products are a distinct fit for nonprofit retailers. It’s the largest gathering of expert nonprofit retail vendors who can consult and lend their expertise to your strategy development and retail challenges.
MSA vendors are wholesalers that feature a wide array of products, from apparel, books, food, jewelry, home and garden, toys and games to custom products, Fair Trade, Made in America, recycled/green, promotional items, store supplies and POS systems. You’ll find displays brimming with the latest and most creative museum-quality merchandise.
Museum stores are always on the lookout for new and interesting products that can be tied to their institutions’ collections - make sure they find your products at the MSA Expo! Join the non-profit retail community in Atlanta and meet hundreds of sales prospects looking to purchase innovative and unique merchandise to fill their store shelves!
The Museum Store Association is a 501(c)3 international organization with the mission of advancing the nonprofit retail industry and the success of the professionals engaged in it. By encouraging high standards of knowledge and professionalism, MSA helps nonprofit retail professionals better serve their institutions and the public.