Upcoming BCAPA Sponsored Event

REGISTRATION CLOSED Spring 2015 CE Event: A Weekend with John Steele



Topics covered will include:

  • The sacred use of fragrance in ancient Egypt
  • The deep meaning of smell and fragrance
  • Dharma Flora
  • Terroir – the influence of the geology, soil, water, weather, altitude and wildlife changes on aromatic plants
  • How global climate changes and civil unrest impact on the essential oil trade
  • Small scale essential oil distillations – a new trend
  • Different types of essential oil distillations
  • Networking with growers, distillers and brokers
  • How the above factors affect essential oil pricing fluctuations in the world market



Date and Time:

April 25th and 26th, 2015
9:00am – 4:00pm




The Sidney Pier Hotel
9805 Seaport Place, Sidney, BC V8L 4X3
(250) 655-9445




The Sidney Pier has blocked off 10 rooms for the BCAPA at a rate of $149.00 per night. (Please reserve as soon as possible to receive this rate.) Contact the Hotel to Book


Important Details

  • Attendees will receive 8 CE credits for this event
  • Lunch will be provided both days
  • Parking is $5.00 per day
  • $100.00 will be held back for cancellations after April 1st to pay for non-refundable meals that have been ordered & paid for by the BCAPA
  • The BCAPA AGM will be held immediately following John Steele’s seminar on Saturday following the seminar at approximately 4:30 pm. For those interested in a seat on the Board, please click here for open Board positions for the 2015-2016 term, and click here for the Intent to Stand for Election form.
  • If you have any dietary concerns please make note of them below so that we can inform the caterers.



Registration Deadline:





For more information please contact Louise Dawson at