The association is composed of full members, associate members and Affiliate members.
Full members are:
a) Any company producing candles in a European Country;
b) Any trade association representing the candle industry’s interest at regional level.
Associate members are any entity that supplies goods and services to the candle industry.
Affiliate members are entities that produces candles outside a European country, but imports/distributes the candles to European countries.
For 2015 the membership fees are calculated as follows:
Companies full member fees depend on the company’s (or Group’s) 2013 turnover with candles:
For Companies whose Turnover < €5 000 000:
Turnover @ 0.1 %
For Companies whose Turnover > €5 000 000:
First €5 000 000 is calculated @ 0.1%
Turnover > €5 000 000 is additionally calculated @ 0.025 %
Minimum annual fee: ......... €1 000
Maximum annual fee: ...... €10 000
Regional trade associations: €3 000
Associate members: €3 000
Affiliate members: €3 000
For more information on becoming a member, please contact the AECM secretariat or complete the membership application form to apply for membership, available here.