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US Conference 2023

Schedule

The 2023 Conference has activities over four days. The conference starts on May 4, 2023 with optional Intensive Seminars (10 am to 3pm) followed by Registration for all attendees, Certification testing, and three Experts Panels to kick off the event.

NOTE:  We make every effort to have a complete schedule as early as possible, and update it as we get new speakers confirmed.  However, the schedule is subject to change at any time.

Thursday, May 4, 2023

Registration (Seminar Attendees ONLY)
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Intensive Seminar Session
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Jackie Thompson

Scaling on Up!

Intensive Seminar Session
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Robyn French Smith

For The Love of Fizz

Intensive Seminar Session
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Sara Golding

The Whole Deal on Wholesale

Lunch (Seminar Attendees ONLY)
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Intensive Seminar Session
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Robyn French Smith

For The Love of Fizz

Intensive Seminar Session
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Jackie Thompson

Scaling on Up!

Intensive Seminar Session
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Sara Golding

The Whole Deal on Wholesale

Registration
Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Vendors Open
Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Certification Testing
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Business Experts Panel
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Maker Experts Panel
Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Friday, May 5, 2023

Breakfast - Vendors Closed
Time: 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Registration
Time: 7:30 am to 9:00 am
Welcome and Orientation
Time: 8:30 am to 9:00 am
General Session
Time: 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Samir Lakhani

Eco-Soap Bank: Saving Soap, Saving Lives

Break - Vendors Open
Time: 10:30 am to 11:00 am
Maker Track
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Kathy Gray

Making Real Soap with Baking Soda, Water, and Oils

Session
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Networking Lunch
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Advanced Track
Time: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Debi Olsen

Intro to the Wonderful World of 3D Printing!

Break - Vendors Open
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Maker Track
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Beth Byrne

Emulsified Body Butter

Break
Time: 5:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Advanced Track
Time: 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Rebecca Inkrote

Craft an E-Commerce Website Strategy for Success

Business Track
Time: 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Brian Morris

Find Your Inner Unicorn: Branding Basics

Certification Testing
Time: 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
Evening Event
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Sponsored By:

HSCG

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Breakfast - Vendors Closed
Time: 7:30 am to 8:30 am
General Session
Time: 8:30 am to 10:00 am

Anne-Marie Faiola

Getting from Solopreneur to Having a Team

Break - Vendors Open
Time: 10:00 am to 10:30 am
Maker Track
Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Kayla Fioravanti

Hemp CBD in Personal Care Products

Advanced Track
Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Ariane Arsenault and Wayne Dunn

A Little Bit of Ghana in Your Soaps!

Non-Member Lunch
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Lunch and Annual Membership Meeting (members only)
Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Break - Vendors Open
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Business Track
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Naomi Murray

How to Start a Subscription Box

Advanced Track
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Marie Rayma

3 Non-Soap Facial Cleansers

Break
Time: 5:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Business Track
Time: 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Chris Van Leeuwen

Navigating Insurance - Back to Basics

Evening Event
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Sponsored By:

HSCG

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Breakfast - Vendors Closed
Time: 7:00 am to 8:00 am
General Session
Time: 8:00 am to 9:30 am

Wayne Dunn and Johanna Socha

Kombo Butter: Origins, Formulations, Creations

Break - Vendors Open
Time: 9:30 am to 10:00 am
Maker Track
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Jackie Thompson

What the Puck?

Longevity Lunch (5+ years HSCG membership)
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Lunch (on your own)
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Business Track
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Janae Tyars

Decoding Canva & Cricut: DIY Labels & Packaging

Advanced Track
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Sara Golding

Heat Transfer Soap Making

Break - Last Chance With Vendors
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Maker Track
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Shawnte Coleman

Scrub 3 Ways

Break
Time: 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Maker Track
Time: 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Ariane Arsenault

From Fizz Disaster to Bath Bomb Maker!

Cocktail Hour
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Annual Awards Dinner
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Please keep in mind that while we make every effort to keep the schedule here absolutely accurate, unforseen changes may occur.

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