Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals

To Promote and Advance the Outdoor Lighting Industry

The Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals mission is to establish standards, educate industry professionals and increase awareness of the outdoor lighting industry.

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Who we are

AOLP Mission & Purpose

AOLP was originally established in 2001. We are a trade association whose membership consists of contractors, manufacturers, lighting designers, landscape architects and distributors from all over the U.S. and Canada.

What we do

what we do

The main goal of AOLP is to improve the knowledge and abilities of the professionals within the architectural and landscape lighting industry, as well as educate the public about the importance of outdoor lighting.

Getting Certified


What clearly identifies a professional from others in his or her industry? First and foremost are education and certification. AOLP has two excellent certification programs - CLVLT and COLD.

Conference & Expo

Conference & Expo

AOLP's Annual Conference & Expo is known throughout the industry for its excellent educational sessions and speakers, as well as great opportunities for networking with vendors and members.

AOLP Lighting Awards

Check out the award winning projects from 2014!

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