It’s Here! Canadian Insurance

Good News from the HSMG for Canadians! Insurance for Canadian soap and bath and body artisans is now here! Affordable insurance is now available to our Canadian colleagues. For just $400, plus $100 for Guild membership, you will have the same great insurance package that our US members enjoy. Your coverage includes: $2,000,000 General Aggregate …

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Get to Know Our Vendors – Willow Way/SoapEquipment.com

You may be surprised to learn that Ron and Debi began the same way as many of us—in their kitchen. They happened upon Sandy Maine’s, The Soap Book, and, interested in a natural, healthy lifestyle, they decided that making their own soap was another way of practicing not only better living for themselves, but something …

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Spring Shows And Markets Are Around The Corner!

I do not know how it has been weather wise in your location but here in Clyde we have not experienced our usual amount of snow and winter weather.   But then again March might yet go out “like a lion”.   Speaking of March and all things Spring you might be beginning to plot …

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Indiana HSMG Members in the News!

Indiana Award-Winning Member in the News! All Good Things Soaps and Such of Madison, Indiana was recently awarded, “Main Street’s Business of the Year!”  It’s part of a downtown revitalization project sponsored by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs of the state of Indiana. Sonia and Larry Folkner have owned their handcrafted soap and …

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HSMG Members At Orlando ACRE Wholesale Show!

HSMG Members Susan Moore, Lynn Elko and Teresa Gregory have been busy preparing to represent the HSMG and their respective businesses at the Orlando ACRE Wholesalecrafts show.   Judging from their photo their efforts paid off in displays that look both beautiful and inviting.  It is a challenge to setup three businesses in one booth! …

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HSMG Members To Again Exhibit At The Orlando Gift Show!

As you may know, the HSMG was again offered a booth at both the Orlando and Las Vegas Gift Shows in 2012 run by Wholesale Crafts and the American Craft Retailers Expo.   We are pleased to announce the names of our HSMG  members who will be representing the Guild at the upcoming Gift Show in …

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HSMG Member, Kreative Kraftwerks – Reflections of the Orlando Trade Show!

What an honor it was, last December, to hear that I was selected as an alternate for the ACRE Orlando Tradeshow. Knowing I was competing against some of the best soapmakers in the country, the thought of being an alternate was as exciting as actually being selected. Can you imagine how I felt when, with …

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Don’t miss the special Early-Bird Rate for the 2011 Conference!

Don’t miss out on the registration discounts available now for the 2011 HSMG Conference, May 18 – 20, 2011, in Miami, Florida! The 2011 Conference is a perfect  way to jump-start your business, get valuable information to run your business, talk to experts and other soapmakers just like you. The Miami Hilton Downtown is a beautiful location and will …

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