Who Should Attend:
Aspiring candle makers
Established candle artisans
Small business owners
Fragrance enthusiasts seeking to excel in candle making
Duration: 2 days
Time & Date: Mon to Fri (11AM – 5PM)
Where: Chiswick, London
Who for: Existing companies or new brands/individuals who want to develop new business or new products
Support after workshop: Complimentary further support available .
Booking and Payments:
Due to limited availability please request a booking date at least 2 weeks in advance by contacting me either prior or following your full online payment. I do not hold provisional bookings or reservations. All workshop fees must be paid in full to guarantee your booking in place.
Welcome to a unique and immersive experience that combines the soothing ambiance of candlelight with the practical knowledge needed to illuminate your candle business.
Our Two-Day Premium Candle Business Development programme series of Workshops is designed for passionate entrepreneurs, budding candle makers, and seasoned artisans looking to take their candle business to new heights.
Join us for two days of creativity, inspiration, and invaluable insights that will ignite your success in the candle industry.
Day 1: Ignite Your Vision
Candle Crafting Masterclass: Explore the art of candle making led by industry expert. Learn to create exquisite, customized candles that stand out in a crowded market.
Candle Chemistry Insights: Delve into the science behind candle making, understanding waxes, fragrances, and dyes to create top-notch, high-quality products.
Market Trends and Branding: Gain an edge by understanding market trends, and learn the secrets of effective branding to make your candles unforgettable.
Business Essentials: Master the business side of candle making. Explore pricing strategies, inventory management, and the legalities of selling candles.
Marketing and Sales: Learn to create a compelling online presence, harness the power of social media, and develop sales strategies that work.
Day 2: A Symphony of Fragrances
The Art of Scent: Immerse yourself in the world of fragrances and their role in candle making. Discover how scents can evoke emotions and enhance your products.
Fragrance Selection: Learn to choose, blend, and customize scents that resonate with your target audience and set your candles apart.
Scent Testing and Evaluation: Participate in sensory sessions to refine your fragrance choices and understand the subtleties of various aromas.
Advanced Candle Scenting Techniques: Explore innovative methods to infuse your candles with long-lasting, captivating scents.
Candle Fragrance Trends: Stay ahead of the curve by exploring the latest fragrance trends in the candle industry.
Day 2: Navigating Regulatory Compliance and Candle Safety
Understanding CLP Regulation: Learn about the Classification, Labeling, and Packaging (CLP) Regulation, which is crucial for labeling and packaging candle products in accordance with European Union (EU) standards. Discover how CLP impacts the safe use and sale of candles in the EU market.
IFRA Guidelines: Dive into the International Fragrance Association (IFRA) standards and guidelines, which dictate the safe use of fragrances in various consumer products, including candles. Gain insights into how to ensure your candle fragrances comply with IFRA regulations to protect consumer health.
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS): Explore the importance of Material Safety Data Sheets, which provide detailed information about the components and safety measures related to candle ingredients. Understand how to create and interpret MSDS to ensure the safety of your products.
Legal Requirements for Candle Products in the UK/EUROPE: Delve into the specific legal obligations for candle makers and sellers in the United Kingdom. Learn about the Candle Safety Directive and how to meet its requirements to ensure the safety of candles on the UK and other European Markets.
Safety Testing: Gain practical knowledge about safety testing methodologies, such as flame height and soot emissions testing, to guarantee that your candles comply with safety standards and regulations.
Labeling and Packaging Compliance: Understand how to properly label and package your candles to meet legal requirements. Explore best practices for including warnings, instructions, and safety information on candle labels and packaging.
Documentation and Record-Keeping: Learn the importance of maintaining comprehensive records to demonstrate compliance with safety regulations. Discover how proper documentation can protect your business in case of inspections or legal inquiries.
Benefits of Attending:
Expert Guidance: Learn from experienced fragrance experts who will provide personalized advice to help you create unforgettable scents.
Networking Opportunities: Gain valuable contacts with suppliers and like-minded individuals, industry-leading perfumers, and candle enthusiasts to build valuable relationships.
Exclusive Materials: Receive premium fragrance oils and materials to enhance your scent creation skills.
Business Development Toolkit: Walk away with a comprehensive toolkit of resources and templates to boost your candle business.
Certification: Upon completion, receive a certificate recognizing your participation in this premium workshop.
Here’s what sets our programme apart:
Perfumer Expertise: Learn from the best in the business! Our program is led by a senior perfumer who has crafted scents for prestigious brands and possesses a deep understanding of fragrance composition. Gain exclusive insights into scent creation and discover importance of developing a signature fragrances that will captivate your customers.
Hands-On Approach: We believe in the power of experiential learning. Throughout the program, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the art of candle making under the guidance of our expert perfumer. From selecting the right waxes and wicks to mastering the art of fragrance blending, you’ll acquire hands-on skills that will set your candles apart from the rest.
Tailored Business Strategies: Building a successful candle business goes beyond the creative process. Our program offers comprehensive business modules tailored specifically to candle entrepreneurs. Learn how to develop a solid business plan, identify your target market, establish competitive pricing, and implement effective branding strategies. Leave no stone unturned on your path to success.
Supplier Connections: Gain access to a network of reputable suppliers who provide top-quality materials for candle making. We’ve carefully curated partnerships with the finest wax producers, fragrance suppliers, and packaging experts. Receive exclusive discounts and recommendations on the best supplies to ensure your candles are of the highest quality.
Marketing Mastery: Our program equips you with the essential marketing tools and strategies to elevate your candle business. From crafting compelling product descriptions and visually stunning packaging to harnessing the power of social media and online marketplaces, you’ll learn how to effectively reach your target audience and create a buzz around your brand.
Ongoing Support: We’re committed to your success even beyond the two-day program.
OUR WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS
To cancel or reschedule a workshop please allow 7 days prior to an agreed date. More detailed information about cancellation policy can be found on our Terms and Conditions page and
Lunch is included.
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