Conference & Expo



Illuminate 2017: AOLP’s Annual Conference & Expo

February 16 – 18, 2017
Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort
Scottsdale, AZ

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

“As a rookie at Illuminate '17, it helped my business immensely through the CLVLT testing, the networking with other lighting installers & manufacturers & the new ideas I learned from the veterans of AOLP. I'm already looking forward to Illuminate '18 in Tampa.”
– Mark Miller Southern Grace Landscape, Inc. Weddington, NC

“Once again, AOLP has hit it out of the park on the Annual Conference! The speakers, round table and Expo were very informative. It is also a great time to network and talk to your lighting peers from across North America. Lisa and the AOLP team are very welcoming and efficient, making for a well-run event. Looking forward to Illuminate 2018!”
– Leon Hordyk, Shademaster

“AOLP's Illuminate Conference is attended by a "Who's Who" of the outdoor lighting industry's top designer contractors. This is the place to be for those who are passionate about being the industry's best.”
– Les Lemasters, CLVLT, Classic Irrigation and Lighting

“I haven't missed a conference since I joined in 2006 and plan to continue. I always leave the event with renewed energy and fresh ideas to drive me through the next year.”
– Paul Welty

“If you want to grow professionally, and broaden the depth of your business, you owe it to yourself to attend the Illuminate Conference. The access to other lighting professionals from across the continent, all willing to share their knowledge and experience is unsurpassed anywhere.”
– John Higo


Illuminate 2017 Highlights

A Primer on Color Metrics
Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD

Blue Light at Night
Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD

LEDs: Dedicated or Retrofit?
Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD

Power of the Inbox
Lynn Ruby

Qualified to Close: 10 years of Selling Landscape Lighting
Michael Deo

How to Prepare and Sell Your Business
Jeff Militello

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

  Click here to check out photos from Illuminate.

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

  Platinum Sponsor: B-K Lighting and TEKA Illumination
  Platinum Sponsor: Brilliance LED
  Gold Sponsor: Cast Lighting, LLC
  Gold Sponsor: ClaroLux
  Bronze Sponsor: HK Lighting Group
  Conference App Sponsor: Terradek Lighting, Inc.

B-K Lighting & TEKA Illuminations
Brilliance LED
CAST Lighting, LLC
Garden Light LED
Hinkley Landscape Lighting
HK Lighting Group
Illumicare Group Limited
Intermatic Incorporated
Jaso Enterprises
King Innovation
Lightcraft Outdoor
Sterling Lighting
WAC Landscape Lighting

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