2009 Conference Week Begins!

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The Conference we’ve been looking forward to is finally here!  Conference Chair, Leigh O’Donnell, (also HSMG Vice President) is already at beautiful Palm Spring Resort, The Miramonte Resort and Spa, hard at work to organize the many details that bring three days of a Soapmaker’s paradise together. The Board of Directors and ground crew volunteers will be arriving over the … Read More

Advanced Certification

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Advanced Certification April 16, 2009 — Advanced (Level 2) Certification Testing will be available at the 2009 Conference and by Proctor testing starting June 1st. The Advanced (Level 2) Terms and Definitions along with Soap Evaluation forms for CP Advanced (Level 2) and MP Advanced (Level 2) are now available in the Member Area of the HSMG website. Practice written tests … Read More

Lebermuth Waives Minimum for HSMG Members!

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Since 1908, The Lebermuth Company, Inc. has been your family owned wholesale direct source for custom fragrances, pure essential oils and decorative botanicals. Their customer focused dedication and service along with their high quality ingredients allow you to create quality products and successfully build your brand. Please visit them at their booth during the upcoming conference where they will have … Read More

HSMG Conference Sponsors

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A special “thank you” to our upcoming Conference Sponsors.  The 2009 Conference will be held in Palm Springs, California, May 12 – 14, 2009. www.soapguild.org •·         Diamond •·         o Essential Wholesale •·         Platinum •·         o Columbus Foods / Soaper’s Choice •·         o The Lebermuth Company •·         o Stratus Insurance •·         Gold •·         o Brambleberry •·         o Dead Sea Bulk Materials … Read More

A Top 10 Resort Spa in North America & Caribbean

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As you may know, The Handcrafted Soap Makers Guild is celebrating our 12th Annual Conference in Palm Springs, California on May 12 – 14, 2009! It will be at the extraordinary and beautiful destination, Miramonte Resort and Spa . Here are more details about the Miramonte to help you get even more excited.

Membership News and Notes

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As you have noticed on this blog, February is our month for a Membership Drive and the benefits to you could not be better!It’s “Double Bubble” month. For each new member that you refer to join the Guild you’ll receive ‘double bubbles’ for your use in the HSMG merchandise section of our website.  The member who gets the most member referrals … Read More

Conference and Certification Scholarships

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2009 Conference Scholarships Stratus Insurance is generously offering two scholarships to the 2009 Annual Conference! The scholarships will cover Conference registration, 4 nights hotel stay at the Miramonte Resort and Spa and $500 in cash for travel and other expenses. Scholarship Based on Need One scholarship will be based on need. Applicants must fill out a questionnaire including an essay … Read More

HSMG Annual Membership Drive

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February is Annual Membership Drive Month, with double Golden Soap Bubbles awarded for all referrals who sign up. The person who gets the most Golden Soap Bubbles will be awarded a full conference scholarship courtesy of Stratus Insurance!   You can now submit referrals and view the status of all your referrals online in the HSMG website Member Area. www.soapguild.org … Read More