Buyer's Choice Awards

Showcase your unique, innovative product for museum and cultural institutions by submitting a nomination for the 2023 Buyer’s Choice Awards! The Buyer’s Choice Awards recognize creativity and innovation in retail products among the exhibitors at MSA FORWARD. Submit a product in one of seven categories (Books & Other Media, Custom Design, Eco-Friendly, Education & Games, Fashion, Jewelry, and Paper Products) for your chance to be selected as a finalist for a Buyer's Choice Award.

The MSA Education Advisory Board (EAG) has completed their selections and we are happy to present the finalists for the 2023 Buyer's Choice Awards!

If selected as a finalist, your product will be prominently displayed in the MSA Hub – the central meeting point on the MSA FORWARD Expo Hall floor! Other benefits include multiple listings of your company name in the following:

  • Conference & Expo Mobile App
  • Program Book & Expo Guide
  • May Issue of MSA News Brief
  • MSA Website
  • MSA Social Media 

The winners will receive additional exposure in the Fall issue of Museum Store Magazine, additional placement on the MSA website, and inclusion in an MSA email communication. Awards will be given out during the Awards Ceremony at MSA FORWARD in Denver, CO on Thursday, May 18, 2023.

Congratulations to our 2023 Buyer's Choice Award Finalists:

Books & Other Media


The Painters - Masterpiece in Motion

Custom Design


Asian Zodiac


Eco Kids

Finger Paint

Education & Games

Penguin Random House

Sibley Birder’s Trivia: A Card Game



Tiffany 'Field of Lilies' Shawl


The Paula Bolton Collection

Monet Reflections Brooch

Paper Products

Matr Boomie

Mini Embroidered Recycled Paper Notebook Tray - Assorted (Set of 20)


MSA FORWARD 2023 exhibitors submitted product nominations, and finalists were selected by the Education Advisory Group (EAG). A ballot was then emailed to all MSA institution members to vote on winners in advance of MSA FORWARD 2023. The winners will be announced at the MSA Awards Ceremony at MSA FORWARD 2023.