Invest in Yourself

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If you’re a soapmaker looking to invest in yourself and your business, you need to attend the 16th annual HSMG conference in Raleigh,NC, May 17-19. Why? We think member Janey Davies of Scrubology Soap, sums it up nicely: “This group is the best! The annual conferences are packed full of practical information, enabling us to be the best soapmakers we … Read More

2013 Conference Speakers: Round 3!

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February is a very special month round these parts, marking when we finally recover from the multitude of holidays, start our double-digit countdown to the Annual Conference, and hustle to take advantage of the last month of member discounts on conference registration.  (Psst…if you’ve been thinking about joining, the member rates more than cover the cost of basic membership.) We … Read More

Seminar Spotlight

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Are you joining us in Raleigh next May for the 2013 HSMG Annual Conference?  Extend your stay and amp up your conference experience with a half-day seminar.  This year, select from one of three in-depth seminars from three industry experts.  The seminar sessions will run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on May 16, the day before the conference officially … Read More

Be an *early* early bird!

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Our 16th annual HSMG conference will be held May 17-19, 2013, in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Attendees are in for 3 jam-packed days of networking, classes, parties, face time with suppliers and all the soap shop talk you can dish out.  If that’s not enough, arrive early for your choice of 1 of 3 half-day seminars with industry experts. Why are … Read More

Business Focus: Great Networking in Miami

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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

2011 Conference Location Announced!

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Pop culture images flashed onto the screen, and then were gone. That is what attendees saw at the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild’s awards night dinner: Clues for a contest to guess where the next conference will be held. Many of the attendees needed only a single clue to guess that the next annual meeting will be held in… MIAMI! Denver was our … Read More