What You Need To Know

Everything you need to know to attend the gathering!
NE Bubbles & Blazes 2018 Gathering

When:
Saturday, August 4, 2017
Informal dinner at local restaurant, August 3

Where:
Goshen Senior Center
100 Trotter Circle
Goshen, NY 10924

Time:
Registration begins 9:30am - Set up garage sales, visit vendors, partake in  light breakfast
10:00 am - Gathering begins
4:00 pm - Gathering Ends

What:
Activities include Swag bags from our generous vendors, two workshops, swaps, door prizes, raffles, garage sales, Ugly Soap Contest and more!

Demo/Workshop: 
We are honored to have Cathy McGinnis of Soaping 101 fame with us this year. Cathy is a pro at teaching soapers and we are thrilled to have her.

Cathy will demonstrate liquid soapmaking in the morning. You will take home a bottle of the batch.
In the afternoon session, Cathy will present, "Where is Your Customer?" as a workshop. Learn to find your perfect customer and sell more!

Rates:
Early Rate: $70 until June 1
Standard: $80 June 2 - July 24
At the Door: $90

Hotel Information:
Sherri Eccleston was kind enough to search out a hotel for us. Here is what she said: 
Happy to announce we have secured a block of room for the conference at the Sleep Inn in Middletown. It is close to the Goshen Senior Center.
This hotel is brand new opened less than a year. It has an indoor pool, free wi-fi, a free hot and cold breakfast with make your own pancakes and waffles.
You have your choice of rooms with either a king bed or 2 queens for a rate of $147.90 and if you need to stay
Saturday night too they will honor that same price.
Their phone # is 845-342-4304 and it is under the name NE Bubbles and Blazes. 

What to bring:

Garage sale items and change
Business/introduction cards
Money for garage sales and raffles
Product Swap items, if participating
Yankee Swap Box ($20 worth of items soapmakers would love to receive. Must be 21 to participate as wine is sometimes exchanged)
Ugly Soap to enter and extra b&b items to donate if you would like
Your loveliest self :)

What Else is Happening?
We are dining at a local restaurant on Friday, August 3 at 6:30 p.m.  Join us for dinner and a great time. We'll be giving out a couple of prizes, also! This event is optional and not covered under the gathering fee

This page will be updated as we have new information, so keep checking back!

Registration form:
http://https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfOMjof7zO1fsjIlFv_qI_zpjSpcJ2RjBmkLsKWpSSMdbi8pA/viewform?usp=sf_link


Hotel Information
Sleep Inn, Middletown, NY
Block rate: $147.50
845-342-4304 
Ask for Bubbles & Blazes rate


Vendor Policy:

We, the coordinators of the NE Bubbles & Blazes Gathering allow and encourage vendors to make their companies known to our group and attendees. We do not however, take responsibility for any transactions between vendors and individuals, nor do we serve as “police” or liaisons in any disputes arising between our group members or gathering attendees and our donating companies.


We will not be placed in the position of determining fault; nevertheless, if a transaction is grievous or if multiple complaints are lodged against either a group member/attendee by a vendor or numerous complaints are lodged against a vendor by group members/attendees, we reserve the right to suspend or revoke privileges such as, but not exclusive to: group membership, posting ads, hyperlinks and banners or membership or participation in communications and activities of the group. This will be done at the sole discretion of the group’s leaders.