The Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild is the only international non-profit trade association serving the handcrafted soap industry. The mission of the HSMG is:
- to promote the handcrafted soap industry;
- to act as a center of communication among soap makers;
- to circulate information beneficial to soap makers.
Membership is open to all soapmakers anywhere in the world who make any type of handcrafted soap, as well as to the vendors who provide products and/or services to the handcrafted soap industry and includes a wide range of both direct and indirect benefits.
Members can take pride in the fact that their membership strengthens the industry as a whole, and confidence that the dues are being used to promote, protect, defend and support the handcrafted soap industry in accordance with non-profit regulations.