Apr 20, 2019
MSA Forward 2019: Highlights

Many amazing vendors were present at MSA Forward 2019 and all products displayed were exciting and encouraged perusal. Yet, I did uncover some finds that were truly share-worthy and some amazing educational sessions, and networking events.

Exhibitor booths

  • Art & Smart Egg: a hand-held egg puzzle for adults and children.
  • Belart LLC: amazing jewelry selection in bold colors and designs.
  • Chavas Garden Practical Kitchen Art: unique hand-painted art featuring all nature-inspired subject matter.
  • Channel Craft: All American-made products for family fun and ones that evoke nostalgia from campfire bows to grow kits.
  • Moonglow Jewelry: the dark chocolate bar enticed, but the jewelry was absolutely stunning.
  • Peter Pauper Press: an array of stationery, puzzles, books to select from.
  • Catalyst Collections: jewelry and gift items abound.
  • Corkcicle: inviting, colorful, useful items abound in a fashionable display and product design ingenuity.
  • Doodlepants:  new children’s apparel featuring animals were so adorable, especially the fox!
  • Grandmother’s Buttons: unique artistic creations from buttons, worthy for any generation.
  • Lovepop: entertaining company coupled with amazing product made this a must stop.
  • Quilling Card: the live demos of how artisans create designs was fascinating.
  • The Charleston Mint: such an array of merchandise to look through from the ornaments featuring notable locations, such as the White House and other historical sites.
  • The Chicago Lighthouse Inc.: one of the most pleasurable visits of the show. Intriguing and inspiring story of the owner, the products, his staff and how each product sold helps many visually impaired individuals.
  • The Vintage Sign Company: nostalgic yet modern. Many of these custom signs caught the eye and the details in design, color, and form were so appealing.
  • Tangle: amazing product for individuals of all ages to “fiddle” with.


Product Gallery Displays

  • Applewood Books
  • Belart LLC
  • Catalyst Collections
  • Destination PSP
  • EarthView
  • Folkmanis Puppets
  • Galison/Mudpuppy
  • Kinzoku Custom
  • MOVA International
  • Museum Store Products Inc.
  • Origin Jewelry
  • Printed Village
  • Rosanna
  • Studio Daedre
  • The Chicago Lighthouse Inc.
  • The San Francisco Chocolate Factory
  • Wizhead, Inc.
  • Worldfinds

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