Membership Benefit Chart

The chart below compares the benefits for each membership type. These benefits are described in more detail on the Benefits for Handcrafters, Benefits For Vendors and Benefits for Private Labeler pages.

For Your Business

Handcrafter Vendor Private
Labeler
Assoc. Prof. Ret. Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Product & General Liability Insurance     
Online Store discount from Volusion  
Merchant Services at Group Rate  
UPS Discount  
HSCG Savings Center
Hotel & Lodging Discounts
10% discount on SoapMaker Software

Online Listings

Handcrafter Vendor Private
Labeler
Assoc. Prof. Ret. Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Listing in Handcrafted Soap and Cosmetic Directory      
Image in Soap and/or Cosmetic Gallery      
Members in the Media      
OnLine Vendor Listing & Buyers Guide    
Logo on HSCG Website Home Page      
Logo on Online Buyers Guide pages    
Store Locator      

Promotion and Marketing

Handcrafter Vendor Private
Labeler
Assoc. Prof. Ret. Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Public Info Requests      
Special Promotional Opportunities
Spotlight on the HSCG Blog    

Increased Professionalism

Handcrafter Vendor Private
Labeler
Assoc. Prof. Ret. Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Soapmaker Certification Program    
Use of the Member Logo  
Use of the Why Handcrafted Soap? brochure  
Teacher Program      

On-Going Education

Handcrafter Vendor Private
Labeler
Assoc. Prof. Ret. Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
All Content of the How-To Library
Annual Conference Registration Discount
Advanced Lye Calculator

Community

Handcrafter Vendor Private
Labeler
Assoc. Prof. Ret. Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
eNews
Monthly Vendor Specials eNews
Referral Program

Advertising and Sponsorships

Handcrafter Vendor Private
Labeler
Assoc. Prof. Ret. Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Ad in Monthly Vendor Specials eNews    
Conference Exhibitor Space Discount       
Acknowledgement at Annual Conference     
Priority Placement of Banners & Ads     
Priority Conference Sponsorship Opportunities     
Branded Lye Calculator      

Directing the Organization

Handcrafter Vendor Private
Labeler
Assoc. Prof. Ret. Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Right to Vote
Right to Serve on a Committee
Right to Serve on the Board of Directors     
Right to Serve as President     
Right to Nominate Candidates