Networking Extravaganza

Seated randomly to enforce networking, 300 people enjoyed a healthy delicious lunch.  Post lunch our wonderful speakers continued with The Story of Pangea Organics by Joshua Onysko

Joshua Onysko

and The Nature of Chemistry with Cindy Jones.

Next we’ll enjoy a visit with all the wonderful exhibitors to get assistant to run our soap businesses.

A full day we all had choices of attending MP Crash Course with Debbie Chialtas, Ditch your Thermometer with Amy Kalinchuk, or Liquid Soapmaking with Anne Marie Faiola.

Soapylove, Debbie Chialtas

Not done yet Kelly Bloom talked about Master Batch Soap Techniques and Marla Bosworth

Marla Bosworth

shared New Opportunities for your MP Soap Business.

We finished the day off with a gala event by Wholesale Supples Plus complements of Debbie May.  What a great day!

Debbie May

The Central NY Soapmakers decided to relax and connect at the Fireside Lounge.  Just the best when everyone speaks your language.

Welcome Orientation

Leigh O’Donnell, President and Feliciai Favroth, Conference Chair welcomed a full auditorium of 303 attendees, our largest ever and gave appreciation and details of the Conference to all!

The room was filled with excitement and eagerness to learn and network.

Cheryl Peterson, Vendor Coordinator, acquired $17,000 in donated raffle prizes!  Many were purchasing tickets in hopes of winning the awesome prizes.

The Exhibitor area was buzzing with activity during the break time!

Conference Registration Begins

The Handcrafted Soapmakers 2010 Conference is in session from April 30 through May 2, with early registration on the evening of April 29.

Every registration includes:

  • Access to all Speaker topics and sessions including the Experts Panel.
  • Access to all special events, parties and networking events.
  • All conference meals and breaks.
  • Registration pack to be mailed in March 2010.
  • Conference attendee pack.
  • All HSMG gifts and goodies
  • Industry goodie bag
  • All sponsored gifts and goodies
  • Access to the Exhibitor room
  • Entry to the Awards Dinner on May 2, 2010
  • Entry into at least one Raffle
  • Lots of networking time with other soapmakers and industry experts
  • Tons of fun and information!