The Professional Membership is for individuals who make handcrafted soap and/or cosmetics and market them to the publicand are located outside the US and Canada. If you reside in Canada, join using the Canadian Professional Membership; if you reside in the U.S., join using the Professional Membership.
Benefits for Professional Members are geared toward those things that assist in promoting handcrafted soap, increasing proficiency in the trade, improving business skills, encouraging networking opportunities and providing general exposure for the member's business and products.
For a complete list of benefits, see the Member Benefits Chart and the Benefits for Handcrafters.
The International Professional Membership does not include product liability insurance.
Code of Ethics
By joining the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild, you agree to abide by the HSMG Code of Ethics.
You can choose to upgrade your membership to a Benefactor Level in the Options section below. Benefactor members receive additional benefits, priority placement of listings and public acknowlegdements for their increased support of the HSMG.
The membership will be processed with the name, address and contact information submitted in the shopping cart checkout process. Any information already on file within the HSMG will be updated to reflect the contact information submitted in the cart as we assume that is most the most up-to-date information.
Important Tax Notice
Due to the HSMG’s lobbying and advocacy activities, 10% of your dues are not tax deductible for the calendar year 2013.
If you have any questions please consult you tax advisor.
PLEASE NOTE: Your membership will be processed in the HSMG office within 1 business day. At that time you will be sent an email with your member number, membership details and HSMG Member Area log-in information.
YOUR SHOPPING CART REGISTRATION LOG IN WILL NOT WORK IN THE MEMBER AREA.