Neal has spent almost three decades in the business and fragrance world, assembling and managing winning teams for local, regional, national and international fragrance operations.

Neal has over 28 years of experience in the creative perfumery/product development process and is one of the most well respected professionals in the fragrance industry. He is responsible for design, development and supply of fragrances for many leading and up-and-coming brands in the household, air care, personal care and perfume industry. He is the author and/or co-author of numerous patents and trademarks for innovative products currently in the market and/or in the pipeline for future launch.

Neal is the founder and President of Harris Fragrances, LLC, and Scentevents®. Scentevents develops and provides scent marketing and ambiance programs and systems for consumer product, corporate promotions and hospitality venues along with designing Scentematagraphy® services for special events, entertainment and fragrance related initiatives.

In addition to his role as CEO of Harris Fragrances, LLC and Scentevents®, he is an active community and business leader. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Junior Blind of America, and currently serves as an advisory member of the Crossroads Community Outreach Foundation, on the Advisory Board of P.S. Science, and as a member of the Beauty Program Advisory Board of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM).

Neal loves to share his knowledge and passion of the fragrance business through educational opportunities at schools, colleges and seminars. For more information regarding Neal, Harris Fragrances and Scentevents, please click here for the Fragrance Foundation's Interview with Neal Harris.

Neal Harris will serve as a judge in preliminary round for the 2016 Art and Olfaction Awards, in the Independent Category. 2016 will mark the second year of his participation as a judge.