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From World Perfumery Congress to Sniffapalooza: 7 Must-Sniff Fragrance Events

Many of our Familia shoppers have grown to be passionate fragrance enthusiasts over the years, discovering their signature scents with us. It brings us immense joy to be a part of this aromatic journey!

We've received numerous inquiries about renowned and recognized fragrance events, and we're thrilled to confirm that there are indeed several must-attend events out there.

Fragrance Familia is excited to present 7 must-sniff perfume events that are definitely worth marking on your calendars.

7 Can't Miss Fragrance Events

  1. Fragrance Foundation Awards: Recognized as the "Oscars" of the fragrance industry, celebrating excellence and creativity in perfume.

    Check out the festivities below from 2023:

  2. World Perfumery Congress (WPC): A global event featuring perfume creators, suppliers, and brand managers, discussing various topics in the fragrance industry. 2024's World Perfumery Congress is set to be held in Geneva. The theme this year is Fragrance Forward: Where Global Innovation & Creativity Meets. You'll learn how advancements in technology, particularly in artificial intelligence, are influencing the industry and the creativity of perfumers. 

    Check out event footage from 2022 when the WPC was held in Miami:

  3. Sniffapalooza: Dubbed as "the world's greatest scent event" Sniffapalooza is held annually in New York City. This event for fragrance enthusiasts features visits to perfume boutiques, talks by fragrance experts, and networking opportunities.

  4. The Art and Olfaction Awards: Based in Los Angeles, this event celebrates independent and artisanal perfume makers. The Art and Olfaction awards have been recognizing excellence in "independent, artisan, handmade and experimental work in scent since 2014."

  5. American Society of Perfumers (ASP) Events: Hosted by the ASP, these events focus on fragrance creation, trends, and technology. As a non-profit founded in 1947, the ASP's membership consists of approximately three hundred professional perfumers, all based in the United States.

  6. Cosmoprof North America: An extensive beauty trade show in Las Vegas, with a significant segment dedicated to fragrances. In addition to recognizing excellence in perfumery, Cosmoprof also celebrates the best in beauty  skin care, hair care, nail care, toiletries, organic beauty products, tools, and accessories. This year's Cosmoprof will be held in Miami from January 23-25 and then in Las Vegas from July 23-25. 

  7. Premiere Orlando International Beauty Show: A large beauty show in Orlando, Florida, encompassing the broader beauty industry, including fragrances. In addition to experiencing new perfumes and scents, the event will let you explore the "hottest hair color trends and cutting techniques, to high fashion nail art, edgy barber designs, in-demand dayspa procedures, and plenty more!" This year's event will take place in Orlando from June 1-3.

Have you ever attended these or any other fragrance or perfume events? Please share your experience with Fragrance Familia!

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