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US Conference 2024

Schedule

The 2024 Conference has activities over four days. The conference starts on May 15, 2024 with optional Intensive Seminars (10 am to 3pm) followed by Registration for all attendees, Certification testing, and two 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.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Registration (Seminar Attendees ONLY)
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Maker Track
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Kevin Reed

Igniting Creativity: A Candle Making Masterclass

Business Track
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sara Golding

What the Blank: Understanding Private Labeling

Business Track
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Marie Gale

Making Your Product Labels Compliant

Advanced Track
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Jackie Thompson

No Paste Liquid Soapmaking

Lunch (Seminar Attendees ONLY)
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Registration - 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

Thursday, May 16, 2024

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

Marcy Miller

Sustainability is Sucess: The Story of Pure Placid

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

Cindy Novack

Labeling and Marketing Candles Effectively

Business Track
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Jaclyn Bellomo

How MoCRA Will Transform the Cosmetic Industry

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

Ariane Arsenault

All About Layers: How to Make Them Straight!

Business Track
Time: 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Tina Evans

Getting in Gear: How to Avoid Burnout

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

Catherine McGinnis

Just a Spoonful of Sugar

Session TBA
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Break
Time: 5:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Advanced Track
Time: 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm

Stoney Morris

The Well Groomed Gentleman: Formulation & Technique

Certification Testing
Time: 6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
Vendor Street Fair
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Sponsored By:

HSCG

Friday, May 17, 2024

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

Belinda Williams

Sculpted Layers: Scaling Up From Loaf to Slab

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

Marie Gale

What is GMP and Why is it Important?

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

Cindy Novack

How to Choose the Right Wax for Your Candles

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
Maker Track
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Shannon Greer

What Does Natural REALLY Mean in Cosmetics?

Business Track
Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Sara Golding

Thin to Win

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

Steven Meka

From Basement to Brick and Mortar

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

Alana Rivera

Email: The Untapped Business Booster

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

Venessa Phipps

The Enchanting World of Frankincense Resin

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

Chris Van Leeuwen

Business Risk and Insurance

Festival of Bubbles
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Sponsored By:

HSCG

Saturday, May 18, 2024

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

Cassi Hall

Storytelling Sparks

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

Jackie Thompson

Creating the Perfect Bar

Advanced Track
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Debi Olsen

Think Outside the Mold With 3D-Printed Tools!

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

Brian Morris

How To Not Make Blech: Color Theory & You

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

La Shonda Tyree

Pitch Perfect: Crafting an Impactful Pitch

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

Valerie George

A Comprehensive Approach to Hair Conditioning

Business Track
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Breanna Chan

Creating a Brand, Not Just a Business

Break - Vendors Closed
Time: 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm
Advanced Track
Time: 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Jennifer Frech

Craft Your Very Own Soap-er Fan Club!

Business Track
Time: 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Kayla Fioravanti

The Art of Failing and Pivoting Toward Success

Cocktail Hour
Time: 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Closing Ceremonies
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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