The international place for museum businesses



Museum Connections supports museums and cultural sites and venues in their economic development.

By answering needs of the industry professionals who strive to increase their sites’ resources with new business models, new products & services, expertise & exchanges. As an international gathering, Museum Connections is the one and only fundamental event of the museum business.



Reception of the public
Cultural related products
Point of sale management
New technologies

+ 3 300


decision-makers from museums and cultural sites, 35% from international


of international

by museums of world renown (Tate, RMN, Louvre Lens, Van Gogh Museum, Palace of Versailles...)

Join the 250 exhibitors at Museum Connections


Schedule 2017

Museum Connections conferences give culture professionals 20 hours of intellectual effervescence to make their institutions evolve with their environment.


New economic models

Communication Strategy for Museums

Speakers 2017

We gather international experts who create economic relationships for museums of tomorrow to inspire you and give you keys to succeed at rethinking your cultural strategy.


    Thérèse LEMARCHAND

    Elisabeth CALLOT

    Tamalie NEWBERY

  • Juliette GUEPRATTE

    Antoine Ullman

    Gregor HAGEDORN


  • Milena LEVENT

    Laure PRESSAC

    Laura WRIGHT

    Julie ALDRIDGE

Creative Leader
Cia and Sofie worked as creative leader and curator respectively for IKEA Museum in Sweden that opened in June 2016. Cia has worked for IKEA during 18 years, and also with her own company, working with business development. Now they are launching a joint venture and want to share their best tips on what museums and retail can learn from each other.
President & Co-founder
Elisabeth CALLOT
Project Manager
Elisabeth has joined the Lab in Paris in 2015 as a Program Manager. She has lead the Natural History project gathering collections from 60 Natural History Museums on Google Arts & Culture. Elisabeth is also managing the launch of projects developed at the Lab, like the Google Arts & Culture Experiments site.
Tamalie is the Director of AIM, a UK membership organisations which represents and supports museums and heritage organisations that are independent of local or central government.AIM’s programmes focus on the importance of good leadership and governance to enable museums to prosper, as well as providing a wealth of practical advice on everything from managing volunteers to running a profitable museum shop. Before working for AIM, Tamalie helped found a new museum and gallery, The Lightbox, which won UK Museum of the Year when it opened. She has also worked as a fundraiser, project manager and consultant in the arts and heritage sectors.
Head of Visitors service and Public programming
In the cultural sector, the adage that one bright once the inauguration of a museum. The exception proves the rule, Juliette Guépratte is privileged to witness two successive openings of the Centre Pompidou-Metz in 2010 where she led teams of mediation and reception, and the Louvre-Lens late 2012 where she currently leads the Service Public.With a double degree in art history and modern literature, Juliette Guépratte currently teaches at the University of Artois after teaching twentieth-century art at the Ecole du Louvre for several years. She is the author of “B2B2SP” (ed. Archistorm) and “Pascal Cribier, trails a gardener” (dir. Laurent Le Bon, ed. Xavier Barral). This book received the special mention of the price of contemporary art and Artcurial book was published on the sidelines of an exhibition where Guépratte Juliette was also co-curator.
Antoine Ullman
For 25 years, DADA is the reference editor to discover and discover art. Through a monthly magazine, introductory books, Ipad applications, visiting support materials, discover how DADA collaborates with French museums, and what we could imagine together. Because DADA, is initially an original pedagogy which makes art accessible but also and especially desirable for young audiences and families.
Coordinator at General Directorate
Having graduated in botany, zoology, microbiology and mathematics, I have specialized in my professional career in interdisciplinary research between biodiversity and computer science. Important projects were several BMBF and EU funded biodiversity informatics projects (BioCISE, GLOPP, GBIF-D, KeyToNature, ViBRANT, pro-iBiosphere), the creation of the DELTA-compatible ( database application DiversityDescriptions (formerly “DeltaAccess”, 11 versions since 1995), conceptual work on the DiversityWorkbench in general, work in the Biodiversity Information Standards organisation (BIS-TDWG) on Structured Descriptive Data and Audubon Core standards, and the development of the
Head of International Activities
Anna Kirchner is in charge of international activities within the EDITAG team.Anna has extensive experience in international business relations and a solid academic background in fine arts from the University of Hamburg. She is fluent in French, English and German, her mother tongue. When Anna does not travel through the countries, she is at the EDITAG headquarters in France next to Aix-en-Provence or in the EDITAG office in Cologne but can still be reached by e-mail:
Exhibition Director
Milena Levent is the Exhibition Director of Museum Connections, she is participating to the success of its new commercial and marketing strategy and is at your disposal to share & discuss more about the event.
Responsable de la mission stratégie, prospective et numérique
#Stratégie #Monuments #Digital #Numerique #Patrimoine #VisiteurS #Graffiti #Digitalwomen @LaurePressac
Laura Wright has been CEO of Tate Enterprises, the revenue generating company of the Tate galleries, for the last 6 years. Her remit covers publishing, retailing, product development, licensing, picture library and filming, and generates around £18m per annum with all profits being returned to Tate.Laura has been employed by Tate Enterprises for 17 years, having previously worked as Retail Director of the organisation, overseeing the running of the then eight shops within the four Tate sites in London, Liverpool and St Ives. The many highlights from that time include opening the shops at Tate Modern, refitting the shops at all of the other sites and running the retailing for such successful shows as Matisse/Picasso, Damien Hirst, Klimt and Turner, Whistler, Monet amongst others.Prior to Tate, Laura worked in the commercial side of other arts organisation in London, including the National Portrait Gallery and the Institute of Contemporary Arts. Her first job was in a feminist bookshop in the Charing Cross Road, where she discovered that she enjoys both opinionated customers and making money by selling them the right things. In her spare time Laura is a Trustee for a multi-academy Trust of 9 schools; the Chair of the Trust running her local library; and a Trustee of Turner Contemporary, a highly regarded gallery on the south east coast of Britain. She also has two neglected children and a very understanding husband.
Julie is a consultant specialising in business planning, marketing strategy, and organisational development.She works with a diverse mix of clients from across the arts, heritage and cultural sector. Supporting leaders and teams to devise new strategies to achieve their ambitions during a time of rapid change.Prior to becoming a consultant, Julie was Executive Director of the Arts Marketing Association (AMA) for over 11 years. She has extensive experience in developing high impact training and professional development. She devised, developed and is a core trainer on the Future Proof Museums programme; led AMA retreats: strategic marketing planning and leadership residentials; and has recently launched cultural sector academies focused on innovation and experimentation.




      • Find now products and services to equip your venue and expand its resources
      • Develop your cultural and activity offer
      • Get inspired by international institutions
      • Leave with new ambitions


      • Increase your development potential on the culture market
      • Meet more than 3,300 professionals and executives
      • Grow your client portfolio
      • Internationalize your company




Feel free to contact us if you want to take part in the next edition of Museum Connections or for any kind of request, we are at your disposal!


General Director
+33 (0)1 49 52 14 39


Communication Manager
+33 (0)1 49 52 14 03

Jessica Willig - Rosenstein

Sales Manager
+33 (0)1 49 52 14 19


Responsable commerciale
+33 (0)1 49 52 14 46

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