IA and AOLP announce lighting conference

The Irrigation Association (IA) and the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP) are co-hosting a Landscape Lighting Conference on Aug. 23, 12-4 p.m. Eastern. This virtual event will draw together some of the most talented and successful lighting experts to provide rich content about current trends and best practices in the landscape lighting industry. Registration is currently open for this event.

The AOLP & IA Landscape Lighting Conference will put the spotlight on this booming trend in the industry. Developed for those involved in landscape lighting, as well as those interested in making it a part of their business, the conference will feature speakers and panel discussions covering topics ranging from network connectivity and codes to holiday lighting and more. The event will also include a special showcase highlighting the latest landscape lighting products and technologies.

“The events of 2020 resulted in an increased focus on enhancing consumer and public landscape areas, and lighting plays a huge part in that,” said Deborah Hamlin, CAE, FASAE, IA CEO. “The IA is excited to partner with AOLP to offer a conference that focuses on this popular segment of the landscape industry. We look forward to bringing valuable information that lighting professionals — as well as aspiring lighting professionals — can directly use to improve and grow their own businesses.”

“As outdoor lighting has continued to grow over the years, AOLP prides itself in bringing together expert lighting designers and installers from across the country to elevate this thriving industry,” said Lisa Ruggiers, AOLP executive director. “This exciting opportunity to partner with IA will enhance the delivery of quality and creative outdoor lighting solutions to our varied segments of the landscape industry.”

The AOLP & IA Landscape Lighting Conference is sponsored by Premier Sponsors F/X Luminaire and S4 Lights and Presenting Sponsor Horizon. If you are interested in sponsoring this conference, contact IA Business Development Director Stephanie Clark at stephanieclark@irrigation.org or 703-472-5810.

Registration for these events is open to the public. Go to www.irrigation.org/lighting-conference to learn more about the schedule and to register. For more information about AOLP, go to www.aolponline.org