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Essential Depot Annual Conference 2024 – Tampa FL on Oct 11 - 14, 2024
Essential Depot Annual Conference 2024 – Tampa FL on Oct 11 - 14, 2024
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Essential Depot Annual Conference 2024 – Tampa FL on Oct 11 - 14, 2024

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SKU: ED-CONF-LIFETIME-2024

A Soap & Cosmetic LIFETIME Event.

    Stay in the modern Marriott Hotel with a "State of the Art" conference center which is all attached to The Tampa Internation Airport (fly in, pick up your luggage, check in to your room, no need to travel any further or spend any additoinal time or money for travel after arrival at Tampa Internation Airport!).

ESSENTIAL DEPOT is proud to host it's first Annaul Conference at the Tampa Airport Marriott.  State of the art conference center features:
  • More than 25,000 square feet of meeting facilities
  • Each event venue is fully equipped with wired and wireless high-speed internet access
  • Modern audiovisual technology
  • Elegant ballroom
  • Charming outdoor spaces
  • Spectacular views from the circular penthouse meeting and eating space
  • Connected to Tampa Airport making travel and meetings simple, stylish, and productive
Essential Depot Annual Conference 2024:
  • EVENT:  R.E.D.efining Handmade Soaps and Cosmetics
  • LOCATION:  Tampa FL
  • WHEN:  beginning Friday evening October 11 and ending Monday night October 14, 2024 after sessions/supper event
  • DAILY EXPECTATIONS:
      • Friday afternoon/evening Reception
      • All Day Saturday
      • All Day Sunday
      • All Day Monday, most of the "hands on making" will be on Monday
      • ability to attend ALL sessions, no separate tracks forcing forfeiture of sessions for which you paid
  • HOTEL:  Marriott at the Tampa International Airport  (no additional transportation needed except your flight to the airport)
    • Room Information:
      • 1 King Bed or 2 Queen beds (subject ot availability)
      • maximum of 4 people per room (should be 2 Queen Beds)
      • 4 nights included with ticket: Friday night, Saturday night, Sunday night, and Monday night
      • first come, first served basis
      • subject to availability
      • this Marriott is a smoke-free facility, all rooms are smoke-free
      • 50% discount on the prevailing rate for Parking and the current prevailing rates are:
        • overnight valet parking is $30.00 + tax
          overnight self parking is $12.00 + tax
      • please BE accurate with the number of guests in the room, violations may result in expulsion from the room without refund by the hotel (Florida has a strict occupancy tax for transient rentals together with the local options)
  • FOOD:  Eseential Depot's well-known style treats each attendee like a VIP.  INCLUDED is Breakfast, Dinner, Supper, Snacks/Refreshments during the daily events.
  • SPEAKERS:  Links to Bio and Images
  • TOPICS:
      • Introduction of the R.E.D.volutionary Website Portal System at EssentialDepot.com available ONLY to Essential Depot customers by Derek Hodges (President of Essential Depot), together with a leading eCommerce Company
      • Behavioural Economics topic(s) by Dr. Marc Hight
      • Science in Soap Making topic(s) by Dr. Kevin Dunn
      • Q&A for YOUR questions on the Benefits from Essential Oils by Jeffery Mueller, M.D. ("Doc Jeff" himself) - so come prepared and BRING YOUR SPECIFIC QUESTIONS
      • Ingredients Matter
      • Brand Importance
      • The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 commonly called "MoCRA":  does it apply to you, if so: the requirements, should you prepare for future growth by attorney Kimberlee Ann Nagel Hodges
      • The Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 commonly called "MoCRA": the Requirements, by the FDA
      • Does Iceland make you think of natural products? Think again! by Erla Gísladóttir, your favorite "maker" from Iceland and how she distiguishes her products from the Chinese-made imports
      • Colorants by the FDA
      • Social Media brief and booster Zakia Ringgold
      • Hot Process Soap Making Tips and Techniques by "The Queen of Hot Process Soap Making" Kimberly McNutt Hodes
      • Insurance: the necessity, how to purchase
      • FedEx Special Rate Program introduced by FedEx and Derek Hodges
      • AI generation of Social Media planning by Zakia Ringgold
      • Women's Co-Ops in Ghana for Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter production Alfred Akolga
      • International Shipping Edem Dotse
      • NaOH Traits by the actual manufacturer
      • KOH Traits by the actual manufacturer
      • All About Lavender by Ellen Reynolds coupled with Dr. Kevin Dunn on the Terroir Effect(s) to Lavender
      • Batch Control and its importance realtive to MoCRA
      • Receiving and its importance relative to MoCRA
      • Labeling and its importance relative to MoCRA
      • GMP and its importance relative to MoCRA
      • SDS use and comprehension - importantce relative to MoCRA
      • COA use and comprehension - importance relative to MoCRA
      • Intellectual Property - importance of registration and filings by intellectual property attorney Dave Purdue
      • Costing "How To"
      • MULTIPLE Hands on Workshops for:
        1. Canva by Charles Owens of Essential Depot - bring your laptop and have your free account created, logged in, and ready to use
        2. CapCut by Zakia Ringgold - bring your laptop and have your free account created + logged in
        3. Create a "Fair Packaging and Labeling Act" compliant label - bring your device with your label information/requirements ready to create a label
        4. Cost Determination - bring your ingredient costs with you - bring your laptop
        5. Create a Google Drive Spreadsheet - bring your laptop and have your free Google account created, logged in, and ready to use
        6. Create an Excel Spreadsheet - bring your laptop and have your Microsoft account ready to use
        7. Create a Google Drive Form - bring your laptop and have your free account created, logged in, and ready to use
        8. Learn Hootsuite (a Social Media manager) by Zakia Ringgold - bring your laptop and have your free account created, logged in, and ready to use
        9. Take a product live: product assigned, then: create a name, promotion strategy including a social media strategy with blogs and posts (Zakia Ringgold demonstrates techniques while Dr. Marc Hight explains why those techniques are effective)
        10. Decorative Soap Top Techniques
        11. Lotion Bar Making by the now infamous Cody Coleman of Essential Depot - have your previously ordered kit ready to open and make soap
        12. Bath Bomb Making by the now infamous Cody Coleman of Essential Depot - have your previously ordered kit ready to open and make soap
        13. Balm Making by the now infamous Cody Coleman of Essential Depot - have your previously ordered kit ready to open and make soap
        14. Cold Process Soap Making - have your previously ordered kit ready to open and make soap
        15. Hot Process Soap Making by "The Queen of Hot Process Soap Making" Kimberly McNutt Hodes - have your previously ordered kit ready to open and make soap
        16. Finally, subject to the FDA's completion and activation of the online portal, actually register your facility pursuant to MoCRA - bring your laptop, bring your company crednetials (FEIN, any prior FDA product number(s), any prior FDA facility registration number(s))