Conference & Expo



AOLP Annual Conference and Expo 2016

AOLP 2016 Conference & Expo
February 18 – 20, 2016
Embassy Suites Atlanta – Buckhead
Atlanta, GA

Didn’t make it to conference? Find out what attendees thought!

“It's essential for every small business to be associated with the national trade association of your industry. AOLP Conference is the place to meet fellow members, share and learn new concepts and brush up on the best practices of running a lighting business.”
– Michael Sestak, CLVLT, Sestak Lighting Design, Carmichael, CA

“It was a good conference touching on various aspects of the industry. Good to be able to interact and share with other contractors from all regions. All around a good conference. You get out of it what you put into it! Thank you.”
– John Saul, Saul Custom Design, Inc./Design Reflection, St. Louis, MO

“The AOLP conference never fails to provide tons of information from designers and manufacturers that I otherwise wouldn't have access to. The friendships I've made over the years with this amazing collection of professionals are priceless.”
– Unknown Author

“It simply gets better and more useful each year in terms of what is to be learned and useful to one's business development.”
– Unknown author

“Atlanta 2016 was my 5th conference. This year I brought an employee. We were pleased with the content as it had something for both of our needs as owner and technician.”
– Mark Piantedosi, Commonwealth Landscape Lighting, Acton, MA


2015 AOLP Conference & Expo Highlights
The Matchmaker: How to Connect with Buyers Online through the World's Largest Search Engine
Chris Heiler

Attract Qualified Leads and Close More Customers with Inbound Marketing
Chris Heiler

Illuminating Relationships: Collaborating with a Landscape Designer
Susan Cohan, APLD

A Passion for Pruning – Its Impact on Your Project and Good Lighting Design
David Brearey, Ph.D.

Protecting LED Lighting Systems from Lightning and Power Surges
Vince Nolletti

Additional sessions at Conference included:
Best Practices Panel Discussions, Roundtables, Rountable Follow-Up and a Q∓A Session with AOLP Award Winners about their winning projects.

  Click here to check out photos from the conference.

Many thanks to the following sponsors and exhibitors who continue to be leaders in supporting AOLP and the outdoor lighting industry as a whole:

  • Gold Sponsor:  Brilliance LED
  • Gold Sponsor:  ClaroLux
  • Conference App Sponsor:  Terradek
  • Bronze Sponsor:  HK Lighting Group

B-K Lighting & TEKA Illuminations
Brilliance LED
CAST Lighting, LLC
HK Lighting Group
Illumicare Group Limited
Jaso Enterprises
King Innovation
Moon Visions Lighting
Universal Lighting Systems

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