Upcoming Events

Members of the handcrafted soap and cosmetic industry like to get together to talk shop, network and learn new soap and cosmetic making techniques. Soapmaking groups around the country and the world often have "gatherings" of various kinds. Those that have been submitted to the HSMG are listed below.

This list does not include classes held by HSCG Teachers, which can be found on our Find Classes page.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

SoapCon 2016

Mount Sterling, KY, United States

SoapCon is a soaping social designed for all things that saponify. A two day event located in the heart of Kentucky bluegrass county on October 1st and 2nd. With trailblazing speakers, innovative presentations and networking opportunities, SoapCon will embody a full spectrum of enlightenment on the soap making industry.

For more information, see the Event Website

SoapCon 2016

Mt Stirling, KY, United States

The 2nd Annual SoapCon Conference will take place on October 1 & 2, 2016. Hosted by Soaping 101's Catherine McGinnis.

For more information, see the Event Website

Sunday, October 9, 2016

FREE SoCal Soapmakers' Luncheon in San Diego

San Diego, CA, United States

All Soap Makers Welcome! Whether professional or novice, cold/hot process or melt-and-pour, all soap makers are welcome to attend the free Soap Makers' Luncheons in San Diego, California. These luncheons are intended to motivate soap makers and to serve as a network for anyone interested in handmade soap. These meetings are free and open to the public. No registration fee, simply come to Marie Callender's restaurant (6950 Alvarado Rd) and pay for any items you order. Please bring business cards and/or soap if possible.

For more information, see the Event Website

Monday, May 1, 2017

The 20th Annual HSCG Conference

Las Vegas, NV, United States

The 20th Annual HSCG Conference will be held May 1 - 3, 2017, at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada!

As with past conferences, the conference will run three full days, with registration starting on the evening of April 30, 2017 (before the first full day).Optional half-day seminars will be held on the April 30, 2017 from 10 am to 3 pm, prior to registration. Dinner on the last night is the Annual Awards Banquet, which typically ends at about 9:00 pm.

Expect a completely packed schedule with classes and presentations during the day and special events in the evening. Breakfast and both morning and afternoon snacks every day are included. Lunch is included on two days, and dinner on the last night (the Awards Dinner).

For more information, see the Event Website

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

HSCG Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA, United States

The 21st Annual HSCG Conference will be held May 2nd-4th 2018 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia!

More details regarding scheduling, speakers and exhibitors will be released in the months leading up to this event.

For more information, see the Event Website