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.
- 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
- AAMAHI UKULELES
- Applewood Books
- Belart LLC
- Catalyst Collections
- Destination PSP
- Folkmanis Puppets
- Kinzoku Custom
- MOVA International
- Museum Store Products Inc.
- Origin Jewelry
- Printed Village
- Studio Daedre
- The Chicago Lighthouse Inc.
- The San Francisco Chocolate Factory
- Wizhead, Inc.