2020 Registration

ABOUT MSA FORWARD

Join fellow nonprofit retail professionals from around the world gathering to connect, learn, and do business. The programming for MSA FORWARD is designed around your nonprofit needs with applicable ideas and concepts that you can immediately implement in your own cultural institution. Explore the expo hall to rock out with new vendors and ensure you’re offering the most cutting-edge products available. Learning excursions to Cleveland’s most popular cultural destinations will give you an opportunity to see how they manage their business and sales strategy. Take advantage of the numerous opportunities to grow your professional network and make connections that will help improve your store through dedicated networking events.

Registration Pricing

Institutions
Advanced Rate
Today – 12/11/2019
Early Bird Rate
12/12/2019 – 3/4/2020
Regular Rate
3/5/2020 – 4/22/2020
On-Site Rate
On or After 4/23/2020
Member$499$599$679$749
Additional Member$449$549$629$699
Non-Member$699$799$879$999
Vendors
Advanced Rate
Today – 12/11/2019
Early Bird Rate
12/12/2019 – 3/4/2020
Regular Rate
3/5/2020 – 4/22/2020
On-Site Rate
On or After 4/23/2020
Exhibiting Vendor – Additional Full Conference (in addition to one registration included in exhibit hall fee)$199$199$199$199
Non-Exhibiting Vendor Member$899$999$1089$1219
Non-Exhibiting Vendor Non-Member$1449$1449$1449$1449

Registration Add-On Pricing

Today – 4/27/2020
Bootcamp Pre-Conference Workshop (Friday, April 24, 8 AM – 12 PM)* $95
Understanding Museum Trends and Visitor Experience: A Deep Dive into the Data, an IMPACTS Experience Pre-Conference Workshop (Friday, April 24, 8 AM – 12 PM) $175
Monday Awards Luncheon GUEST Ticket (Monday, April 27 11:30 AM – 12 :45 PM) $50
Full Day Excursion $95
Half Day Excursion $65

*Indicates these events are for Members Only

Important Registration Information

Institution and Vendor Full Conference registration includes all educational sessions and expo starting with the Opening Keynote on Friday, April 24 through Monday, April 27 closing Luncheon. Excursions and Pre-Conference workshops are available as add-ons to your registration.

Pre-Conference Workshops will take place on Friday, April 24. Advance registration is required and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional registrants will be placed on a waiting list. Pre-Conference Workshop fees apply to each of the courses being offered. Attendees may register for these events during the online registration process.

Learning Excursions will take place on Thursday, April 23, Friday, April 24 and Monday, April 27. Advance registration is required and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We offer excursions over half-day or full days. Additional fees apply to each of the excursions being offered. Attendees may register for these events during the online registration process. Meals are not included in the cost of the learning excursions.

Payment Information and Confirmations

Full payment must be submitted with your registration form. For the easiest registration, visit our secure website to use our online registration process. Online registrants will receive confirmation shortly after registration. Confirmation notices will be emailed approximately 10 days after receipt of payment for registrants who mail their registration payments via check. Make all checks payable to Museum Store Association. MSA will not accept purchase orders.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing by March 4, 2020 to events@museumstoreassociation.org, and are subject to a $100 cancellation fee. Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 5 days before the event when requested in writing. All sales are final and no refunds will be issued after March 4, 2020.

Justify Your Attendance

Do you want to attend the MSA FORWARD 2020 Conference but need approval from your supervisor? MSA understands that budgets are tight and travel funding is sometimes difficult to secure-that’s why we’re providing you with a toolkit to help justify your attendance at this year’s event!

For additional information, please contact events@museumstoreassociation.org