The Museum Shops Association of Australia & New Zealand delivers various conferences, study sessions and networking events throughout the year aimed at helping you develop new skills and enhance income streams, as well as providing a forum to share solutions with colleagues.
The highlight event is the ANNUAL CONFERENCE – an event directed at cultural institution retail and business managers to discuss the issues facing the industry and enhancing delegates retail and management skill base. Conference programmes have a variety of sessions that are tailored specifically for the cultural retail market and are aimed at all institution sizes – big or small, with expert speakers from around the globe.
Typical topics include visual merchandising, profit margins, ways to increase sales, customer service, product development, staffing and volunteer issues, marketing, branding, licensing, wholesaling and many more.
Each year the 3 day conference is timed around one of the Reed or AGHA Gift Fairs.
Events and training are delivered at heavily discounted rates for MEMBERS
An ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP is available to assist first time attendees to come to conference to learn more about their trade and strengthen their skills, thereby enhancing the industry.