Promoting Excellence In Cultural Trading


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

Upcoming events


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


ACE's annual one-day conference where leading senior managers from the sector share their experience of the previous year's trading and...


Welcome to the annual ACE Catering Symposium where we address topical themes concerning catering in museums and heritage sites today.

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.