Purchase Vendor Membership

Vendor Memberships in the HSCG are for those businesses that provide products, services or supplies to soap or cosmetic handcrafters. If you make handcrafted soap and/or cosmetics, you should have a Handcrafter Membership.

If you are a current or past HSCG member or have registered for the HSCG website, please login before purchasing your membership.

Select Your Membership Type

There are three levels of Vendor Memberships: Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3. Additional information about the various membership benefits for each type of Vendor Membership can be found on the Member Benefits Chart and Vendor Benefits pages.


Tier 3 is designed for businesses working on a smaller budget but who still want to gain exposure to soap and cosmetic makers and support the activities of the HSCG. Benefits include a 25% discount on Exhibitor space at the HSCG conference.

Tier 2 benefits are designed to provide the HSCG products and services most often purchased by vendors as a single, all-inclusive package, but at a smaller level. Tier 2 Vendor Membership includes an ad in the Conference Program book, a complimentary Exhibitor Space with one (1) table and registration for one (1) attendee.

Tier 1 membership is designed to provide the HSCG products and services most often purchased by larger vendors as a single, all-inclusive package. For example, Tier 1 Vendor Membership includes a complimentary Exhibitor Space with two (2) tables with registrations for two (2) attendees, a Sponsorship Banner at the HSCG Conference and a full-page ad in the Conference Program Book.

Code of Ethics: *

I have read and understood the HSCG Code of Ethics and I agree to abide by the code while I am a member of the HSCG.

Company Address & Details

This is the information for the company itself; the membership is the in the name of the company, not an individual person.

Owner and Contacts

Since Vendor Memberships are listed in the name of the BUSINESS. Each Vendor Membership may have several people associated with it. Each associated person has a unique login to the Members Area of the HSCG website and receives email and/or notifications based on his/her assigned roll. If any of the contacts get mail at a different location, than the business address above, you can update the contact information in the Member area after the membership has been processed.


The Owner is the person ultimately responsible for the membership. If no other contacts are assigned, the Owner will receive all notices, notification, eNews and mail from the HSCG.
Designating a person as the Owner is required.


The Contact Person is a person designated to handle the HSCG membership on the behalf of the Owner. If a Contact Person is designated, he/she will receive the notices, notification, eNews and mail from the HSCG. The owner will still receive new/renewed membership emails and notices of imminent membership expiration. It is not required to assign a Contact Person.
Add Contact Person


The Billing Person is a person designated to receive a copy of renewal reminders. It is not required to assign a Billing person.
Add Accting Person

Making Soap Cosmetics & Candles Magazine Subscription

The HSCG has partnered with Making Soap Cosmetics & Candles Magazine (previously the Saponifier) to offer a discount on a one-year subscription when it is purchased with your membership. If you already have a subscription, it will be extended for 1 year (6 additional issues); a new subscription with start with the next issue. For more information see Making Soap Magazine discount.

The Email .pdf Version is $18.50 - 45% off list price. The Print Version is $56 - 10% off list price plus an additional postage to mail to Canada or International (outside the US or Canada). Prices include an administrative fee of $2.00 charged by the HSCG to offset merchant fees and administrative costs. The price shown and charged is based on your membership location.

Do you want to add a subscription to Making Soap Cosmetics and Candles?

   No, thanks

   Yes, I want an eVersion subscription at $18.50

   Yes, I want a print subscription at $

The printed magazine will be sent to the company address on file for this membership.


The HSCG has a referral program for members. If someone influenced your decision to join or renew your membership, you can give him/her credit.

Membership Purchase Review

Please review the above information to ensure it is correct.

Once your transaction is finalized and paid, your membership will immediately be active. You will be able to change your contact information and manage your membership in your Dashboard in the Member Area of the HSCG website. However, if any changes are needed to the name under which the membership is recorded, for security purposes you will need to call the HSCG office to request any changes.

Your insurance information will be sent to Veracity Insurace EXACTLY as you have entered it here. PLEASE BE SURE IT IS CORRECT. Once the order for your membership and insurance is paid and completed, you will have access to the HSCG Member Insurance Portal and can manage your insurance from there.

Important Tax Note:

Due to the HSCG's advocacy work, 15% of your annual dues (not including insurance) are not tax deductible. For more information, please consult your tax professional.


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