Conference Day Two

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009 7:30 – 8:00 am Annual Meeting Registration (Members) 8:00 – 10:00 am Annual Meeting & Breakfast (Members) 8:30 – 10:00 am Breakfast (Non-Members) HSMG Product and General Liability Coverage Daryl Stafford -Stratus Insurance 10:00 – 10:30 pm Break – Raffle Drawings – Vendors Open 10:30 – 12:00 noon Making the Leap from Retail to Wholesale Susan … Read More

Conference Day One

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 7:30 – 8:30 am Registration (con’t) Continental Breakfast 8:15 – 9:00 am Marie Gale, HSMG – Welcome and orientation 9:00 – 10:30 am Keynote Address Erin Brockovich 10:30 – 11:00 am Break – Raffle Drawings – Vendors Open 11:00 – 12:30 pm The Media is You! Donna Maria Coles Johnson – Indie Beauty Network 12:30 – … Read More

Registration Begins

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Conference team really pulled together and ready and organized was able to enjoy the beautiful Miramonte. Attendees are arriving hourly and soaking up the warm temperatures and beautiful views. Registration begins at 4:00 p.m. The Guild retail merchandise table is set up with beautiful clothing items, soap jewelry and books. The raffle table holds over $5,000 of merchandise!  

Conference Speakers

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Keynote – Erin Brockovich The keynote speaker for the 2009 Annual Conference will be well-known speaker, environmentalist and award-winner, Erin Brockovich. The story of Erin’s investigation, legal triumph and personal issues were dramatized in the hit movie “Erin Brockovich.” Released in March 2000 by Universal Studios, it starred Julia Roberts as Erin and Albert Finney as Edward Masry. From the … Read More

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. •·         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