Upcoming Events

Members of the handcrafted soap and cosmetic industry like to get together to talk shop, network and learn new soap and cosmetic making techniques. Soapmaking groups around the country and the world often have "gatherings" of various kinds. Those that have been submitted to the HSMG are listed below. NOTE: This list does not include classes held by HSCG Teachers, which can be found on our Find Classes page.

If you know of an event that is not on the list, please submit the event so we can add it to this events list.

Friday, June 8, 2018

2018 HSCG Annual Conference - Toronto

Toronto, Canada      2 days:  (June 8, 2018 - June 9, 2018)

The 1st Annual HSCG Canadian Conference will be held at the Westin Airport Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The HSCG has partnered with the Canadian Handcrafted Bath & Body Guild to bring the best of the best soap conference to Canada.

Expect a completely packed schedule with classes and presentations during the day and special events in the evening. Breakfast and both morning and afternoon snacks every day are included. Lunch is included on two days, and dinner on the last night (the Awards Dinner).

For more information, see the Event Website

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Regional/International - Pittsburgh Soapmakers Gathering

Harmony, PA

"Bub, Bub, Bubbling"

Event Location: Harmony Museum
Harmony, PA
Saturday, June 23, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Guest Speaker - Cindy Novack - Candles and Supplies. Topics will be Making Hydrosols and Candle Making and More!

Register for this event via website: PittsburghSoapmakersGathering.com

Registration opens March 1 and is limited to 60 attendees

March 1 - For those volunteering - 65.00
March 15 - Early Bird - 70.00
May 1 - General Admission - 75.00
Lunch and snacks included

Door Prizes and Gift Bags from Nationally Recognized Soapmaking Suppliers. In addition, Gathering Attendees receive notebook with handouts and coupons.

Conference Coordinator: Lori Chandler – Ashgrove Soaps.com

For more information, see the Event Website

Friday, August 3, 2018

2018 NE Bubbles and Blazes

Goshen, NY

Joining us this year is Cathy McGinnis, of Soaping101. Cathy is an experienced teacher and business owner. We are thrilled to have her. She will teach liquid soapmaking and how to find your ideal customer.

Prices are listed below. Please pay attention to the dates and requirements to make the process smooth.
February for NE Bubbles & Blazes FB Group members only: $60 USD
March 1 - June 1 - $70
June 2 - July 25 - $80
At the door - $90 (please write for availability first)

Included: Participation in all event activities; includes a light breakfast of bagels and fruit, coffee, tea; catered lunch, Friday dinner is NOT included in the fee.

For more information, see the Event Website