Don’t Forget the Sunblock

2011 Annual Conference0 Comments

The Miami sun is deceptively strong. Make sure to use plenty of sunblock to avoid painful sunburn. Even if you are in the sun a lot, the tropical sun can burn very quickly. If you brought sunblock from home, be sure to check the expiration date. Out of date sunblock may not offer the protection that its SPF number predicts. … Read More

Incredible food and networking, too!

2011 Annual Conference0 Comments

There is no denying that the food at the HSMG conference is out of this world!  The picture on the left is from a dessert table from last year’s conference. Meals at the conference are a great time to meet new soapmakers and vendors.  Take time to enjoy a meal with someone new.  You won’t be sorry. While breaking bread, … Read More

Your Conference Packet

2011 Annual Conference0 Comments

After  you pick up your registration packet for the conference, take the time to read through it. The packet contains your road map for selecting workshops; learning more about the sponsors, vendors, and speakers; and general information that will enhance your conference experience. Important information for the annual meeting will also be included in your folder. Don’t forget to  look … Read More

Business Focus: Great Networking in Miami

2011 Annual Conference, Business Focus0 Comments

When you come to the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild conference in two weeks, be sure to bring lots of business cards. If you have attended previous HSMG conferences in the past, then you know that the conference is an excellent place for networking. Throughout the conference you will find business networking opportunities.  If this is your first HSMG conference, you will … Read More

Dozens of Beautiful Soaps to be Showcased in Miami

2011 Annual Conference0 Comments

Would you like to have your handcrafted soaps showcased in Miami? If you answered yes, then enter the 2011 Soaper’s Showcase at the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild 2011 conference. During the conference attendees (as well as other hotel guests) stop by to appreciate the fine array of unique soaps on display, all produced by that our members. The Soaper’s Showcase is … Read More