Spence Levy Of Air Esscentials On How To Take Your Company From Good To Great

An Interview With Ben Ari

Authority Magazine Editorial Staff
Authority Magazine
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5 min readApr 18, 2023


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As a part of my series about “How To Take Your Company From Good To Great”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Spence Lev.

Spence Levy founded Air Esscentials in the year 2007 and from then on, Air Esscentials has been scenting spaces across the world from Casinos, Hotels, Trade Shows, Cruise Ships and more. He has an entrepreneurial background that includes successful ventures in start-up companies, business development and experience in multiple companies (both large and small). Mr. Levy has built multimillion dollar companies from the ground up. He has senior managerial experience with companies in both the public and private sectors, having built and sold several global distribution and sales companies. Mr. Levy has degrees in Advertising/ Public Relations and Marketing from Johnson and Wales University.

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Before we dive in, our readers would love to “get to know you” a bit better. Can you tell us a bit about your ‘backstory’ and how you got started?

I founded Air Esscentials in 2007 after I walked into popular hotels in Miami and asked if they wanted to do a free trial of a scent machine in their lobby for a week. After the week was up, every hotel received such rave reviews from customers, that they signed a contract with me and bought the machine. From then on, Air Esscentials has been scenting spaces across the world from casinos, hotels, Trade Shows, cruise ships and more.

Can you tell us a story about the hard times that you faced when you first started your journey? Did you ever consider giving up? Where did you get the drive to continue even though things were so hard?

I’ve never considered giving up, because it’s not in my nature. As, there are too many people…