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
Free webstore
Online Store discount from Volusion
Merchant Services at Group Rate
UPS Discount
HSCG Savings Center
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
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