Candlemakers Prep for Annual Conference

NCAWASHINGTON--The National Candle Association (NCA) Conference & Expo, to be held June 2-6 in Louisville, Ky., will include technical presentations and workshops, networking events, industry updates, and a suppliers' trade show, drawing hundreds of NCA members and non-members from around the country, the organization said.

This year's technical program will feature presentations on the market and price drivers for vegetable waxes, color-trend analysis and forecasting, and factors impacting candle discoloration. Conference participants can also register for two reserved-seating workshop sessions, one on resolving wick challenges and the other on fragrances and consumer behavior.

NCA's Expo will take place from noon to 6:30 p.m. on June 4. The event showcases the latest product innovations and technologies available from leading wax producers, wick suppliers,

fragrance houses, equipment manufacturers and other supply-chain vendors.

The conference officially concludes June 5, with NCA's annual business meeting, keynote speaker, group luncheon, afternoon technical program, and closing evening gala. June 6 is reserved for a meeting of the ASTM F-15.45 Candle Fire Safety Task Group, which is open to the public.

Additional information about the 2014 NCA Conference & Expo, including registration and exhibitor materials, will be posted to the home page of NCA's website,, in mid-March.

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