ALAFAVE has three membership categories:
For individuals or corporations located in Latin America and the Caribbean that manufacture candles and accessories.
For individuals or corporations from any part of the world that supply materials to the candle industry.
All retailers and wholesalers of candles or accessories, as well as candle manufacturers located outside Latin America and the Caribbean.
To become a member, complete an application, pay the appropriate dues and, be approved by the Board of Directors. Major credit cards are accepted as form of payment.
Dues paid by members contribute to the support of ALAFAVE’s programs. They are reviewed by the Board of Directors according to the annual budget and approved by the ALAFAVE General Assembly.
How to join ALAFAVE?
Complete the Membership Application and send it:
Select the category that describes your company on the Membership Application. For more information see membership costs. An invoice will be prepared upon receipt of the completed application. Payments may be made as follows:
By check in US dollars. Check should be made payable to ALAFAVE, Inc. and sent to our offices.
|By credit card||Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discovery. Please contact us for instructions.|
|By wire transfer.||Please call our offices at number+305.266.6252 for routing information for a bank wire transfer. This information is also printed on the invoice.|
Membership will not be processed until payment of proper dues is received and it is contingent on Board’s approval.
Dues are paid on a calendar year basis (January-December) and due by February 28.
ALAFAVE has several tiers of membership levels. See below to choose the option that fits your business.
Regular Membership in ALAFAVE is open to all Latin American and Caribbean individuals and corporations that manufacture or distribute at a wholesale level, candles and/or candle accessories.
Associate Membership in ALAFAVE is open to all global suppliers to the Latin American and Caribbean candle industry.
Affiliate Membership in ALAFAVE is open to all global candle manufacturers and retailers of candles and/or candle accessories.
All size candle manufacturers within Latin America and the Caribbean
US $ 500.00
Candle manufacturers based in other regions are allowed to join ALAFAVE as Affiliate Members- See below
Global* suppliers of paraffin and alternate wax
US $ 2500.00
Local** suppliers of paraffin and alternate wax
US $ 1000.00
US $ 1500.00
US $ 950.00
US $ 950.00
Pigment and Dye suppliers
US $ 950.00
Other raw material suppliers
US $ 950.00
* A global supplier sells and/or distributes paraffin and waxes in the country where its principal office is located and also exports to other countries
** A local supplier sells and/or distributes paraffin and waxes in its country of residence and it does not export to other countries.
US $ 850.00
New – In recognition of every 5th anniversary of your company you receive complimentary recognition on our homepage.
New – Associate members (industry suppliers) receive free access to present webinars to the membership.
New – Regular members (candle manufacturers and affiliates) get free attendance to participate at webinars presented by industry suppliers.
Free promotion of your company and product in the candle manufacturer’s virtual catalog.
Company listing and free issue of the ALAFAVE membership directory published in the members section of our website.
Company promotion utilizing the “hot link” option in the membership listing on the ALAFAVE website at no annual cost.
Complimentary exhibitor’s table for associate members in the anual ALAFAVE Congress (NOT World Candle Congress) where suppliers can exhibit their products and services.
Opportunity for candle manufacturers to see and access the latest products and services offered by the leading world-wide candle industry suppliers during ALAFAVE´s annual Congress.
Free subscription to the candle industry blog “Punto de Fusión”.
Registration fee discounts for the annual ALAFAVE Congresses and Trade Shows.
Access to the technical document library, Dr. Vela Column archives, and other themes of interest stored in the ALAFAVE members only section of the internet site.
Continuous access to the Dr. Vela column where industry experts give free advice to members questions and problems.
Annual congress where the most recent technical developments and industry trends are presented and members have the unique opportunity to meet and discuss common problems with industry colleagues and establish new contacts.
When calls are received at the ALAFAVE offices soliciting information or products, the association will provide details to the companies registered as members.
Opportunity to be part of the ALAFAVE Board of Directors, Technical Committee and Communications and PR Committee supporting industry and association activities with your expertise and active participation.
A voice to shape the answers to the challenges faced by the Latin American Candle Industry.
Opportunity to show your membership and active support of the association by utilizing the ALAFAVE logo in your companies marketing and sales brochures.