#ACEconf2016 Best Product Awards | The Association for Cultural Enterprises

#ACEconf2016 Best Product Awards

The judges have deliberated, ACE Convention delegates have voted and the winners are in.  This year's Best Product Awards were announced  during a Gala Dinner at Enginuity in Ironbridge.

There was a wide range of really excellent entries, showing innovation is alive and well in this market. Congratulations to all of the winners and runners-up, and we hope all entrants will return next year with their fruits of their work in 2016/17!

Best Overall Product

Winner: Royal Academy Ai Weiwei range


Best Online Shop

NHM Shop

Winner: Natural History Museum


Best Innovative Enterprise

Winner: British Library, Alice in Wonderland pop-up shop


Best New Product

Rose Pin

Winner: Richard III Visitor Centre, Missing Years Rose Pin

Mark Hearld's The Lumber Room Poster

Runner up: York Museums Trust, Mark Hearld's The Lumber Room Poster


Best New Range

Ai Weiwei

Winner: Royal Academy of Arts, Ai Weiwei product range

Cycle Revolution exhibition range

Runner-up: Design Museum: Cycle Revolution exhibition range


Best New Children's Product / Publication

Time for FUn!

Winner: Historic Royal Palaces, Time for Fun!

All About Theatre

Runner up: National Theatre, All About Theatre


Best Licensed Product

The Tudors Deconstructed

Winner: National Portrait Gallery, The Tudors Deconstructed range of luxury fabrics and wallpapers by Blackpop

Edinburgh Castle Beer

Runner up: Historic Environment Scotland, Edinburgh Castle Beer


Best New Publication: Exhibition Catalogue

Royal Academy of Arts Ai Weiwei Exhibition Catalogue

Winner: Royal Academy of Arts, Ai Weiwei

Runner up: Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Treasured Trees


Best New Publication: Guide Book

Winner: Birmingham Museums, Musuem of the Jewellery Quarter

Runner up: V&A, A Souvenir


Best New Publication: General Publication

Winner: Natural History Museum, Rare Treasures from the Library of the Natural History Museum

Runner-up: V&A, Bawden, Ravilious and the Artists of Great Bardfield