5 Benefits of Certification

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Have you been considering certification with the HSCG? Wondering why one would be certified? Check out what a few of our members have to say about how certification has helped their businesses: “Certification Badges are a great way to add credibility to your business cards, web site, LinkedIn profile and Facebook page. It gives a professional touch to all your … Read More

Join the Certified Crowd

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Join the crowd and be certifiably awesome. At the 2012 HSCG conference in Portland, we awarded certifications to 35 soapmakers – some of whom achieved certification in more than one testing track and more than one level! The 2013 HSCG annual conference in Raleigh is fast approaching and once again, we will be offering certification exams. Currently, we have two … Read More


2010 Annual Conference, Soapmaker Certification6 Comments

The HSMG Certification Committee, Chaired by Elaine Koronich, and the HSMG Board have established the last in a three part Soapmaker Certification Program, namely Master Soapmaker Certification. To become a Master Soapmaker, the candidate member must pass a rigorous four-part exam. This exam evaluates the knowledge and experience of the soapmaker, along with their ability to research and investigate new … Read More

HSMG Member Signage

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Proudly display your HSMG Membership or Certification Level at your booth or in your store! Let your customers know you are a professional. These high-quality frames and printed logos are a great way to let your customers know that you are a member of the HSMG and to display your certification level (if achieved). The frames are 5″ x 7″ … 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 2009 News Update

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1. The new DOUBLE issue of The Journal will be in the mail in the next week. Look for the feature article “Soapmaking in a Shooting Gallery” (featuring a soapmaker in Afghanistan). 2. February membership drive receive DOUBLE golden soap bubbles, the member that refers the most new member will receive an expenses paid trip to the 2009 Conference in … Read More