Invest in Yourself

If you’re a soapmaker looking to invest in yourself and your business, you need to attend the 16th annual HSMG conference in Raleigh,NC, May 17-19. Why? We think member Janey Davies of Scrubology Soap, sums it up nicely: “This group is the best! The annual conferences are packed full of practical information, enabling us to …

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2013 Conference Speakers: Round 3!

February is a very special month round these parts, marking when we finally recover from the multitude of holidays, start our double-digit countdown to the Annual Conference, and hustle to take advantage of the last month of member discounts on conference registration.  (Psst…if you’ve been thinking about joining, the member rates more than cover the …

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It’s Scholarship Time!

Sharpen your pencils and tell us why you deserve a full ride to the 2013 HSMG Conference.  If you’ve been as eagerly counting down the days to next year’s conference as we have, but can’t afford it, we have some very good news. Photo by Flickr member -Weng-. Used under a Creative Commons License. Veracity …

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Seminar Spotlight

Are you joining us in Raleigh next May for the 2013 HSMG Annual Conference?  Extend your stay and amp up your conference experience with a half-day seminar.  This year, select from one of three in-depth seminars from three industry experts.  The seminar sessions will run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on May 16, the …

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Even MORE 2013 Conference Speakers

Last month, we introduced some of the speakers who will be joining us in Raleigh next May for the 2013 annual conference. Let us tempt you with a few more of the 2013 conference speakers and their topics: From organic to gluten-free and everything in between, Gay Timmons of Oh Oh Organic will help you …

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Be an *early* early bird!

Our 16th annual HSMG conference will be held May 17-19, 2013, in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Attendees are in for 3 jam-packed days of networking, classes, parties, face time with suppliers and all the soap shop talk you can dish out.  If that’s not enough, arrive early for your choice of 1 of 3 half-day seminars …

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Business Focus: Great Networking in Miami

When you come to the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild conference in two weeks, be sure to bring lots of business cards. If you have attended previous HSMG conferences in the past, then you know that the conference is an excellent place for networking. Throughout the conference you will find business networking opportunities.  If this is your …

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2011 Conference Location Announced!

Pop culture images flashed onto the screen, and then were gone. That is what attendees saw at the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild’s awards night dinner: Clues for a contest to guess where the next conference will be held. Many of the attendees needed only a single clue to guess that the next annual meeting will be …

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