Join us in New Orleans for the 2022 World Candle Congress

The 2022 World Candle Congress (WCC) will take place in New Orleans on May 16-19, 2022. The World Candle Congress only takes place every three years, so don’t miss this opportunity to network with candle industry professionals from around the globe. The WCC is hosted by the three leading candle associations in the world- NCA, ALAFAVE, and ECMA.

Our elite line-up of candle industry speakers include:

Dr. Greg Adamson, SVP, Global Regulatory Affairs & Product Safety Fragrance & Beauty at Givaudan

Sarah Atwood, Product Specialist, Wax at Sonneborn A HollyFrontier Brand

Madeleine Bliss, Marketing Director, Consumer Fragrance Global Air Care Marketing Lead at Symrise Scent & Care North America

Kevin Croy, Sales Director at Herrhammer GmbH Spezialmaschinen

Peter Glessner, Head of Research and Development at Wedo Wicks Germany

Kevin Harvey, Color Technologist at JAFE Decorating

Tyler McIntyre, Senior Manager, Technology at Sonneborn A HollyFrontier Brand

Jamie Mendler, Fragrance Development Director at Symrise Scent & Care North America

Marty Paisner, Senior Scientist at Vanderbilt Chemicals

Steven West, Sales Manager at Wedo Wicks Germany

WCC is proud to include The Luminaria Project which strives to leave a legacy on each of the cities hosting the WCC by offering the strength and generosity that radiates from the international candle community. As part of this year’s initiative to make a lasting difference, we are amplifying our efforts to collect as many donations as possible, individually and by companies, all united for this philanthropic cause.

A ceremony to present donations and honor the Youth Empowerment Project will be held the evening of Tuesday, May 17.  This year, $10 of each World Candle Congress registration will go towards supporting this unbelievable organization.

So, if you haven’t registered, there is still time to secure your place at the 2022 WCC. Remember, conference registration includes access to all conference sessions, admission to the expo hall and access to evening receptions, breakfasts, breaks, lunch, the closing social event and the ASTM session. Also, there is an Expo Only registration which include admission to the Expo Hall only. Visit for more information and to register.