Promoting Excellence In Cultural Trading


ACE is the UK’s only organisation for professionals in the field of cultural and heritage commerce.

Upcoming events


Good retail practice hangs on four basic pillars of understanding and insight: buying, finance, display and shop floor skills.
This day will...


This practical opportunity to train the key members of your retail and front of house teams will be delivered for ACE by John Prescott of Retail...


An ACE Masterclass for those involved in buying for their retail operations. As with most things in retail buying is a structured discipline, done...

Latest blogs

19 March 11.30 am 'Inconspicuous Consumption' - at last! A programme about museum shops 'Exist Through the Gift Shop' - catch it on Iplayer if you don't get there in time

If you missed yesterday's live blog, click to catch up!

The winners of the 2015 ACE Best Product Awards were announced at the Royal Bath Hotel in Bournemouth on Tuesday 3rd March.