October 1, 2019
Lighting Conference

ALL IN ONE EVENT FOR LIGHTING CONTRACTORS

Join industry peers and learn about lighting industry specific issues and meet with suppliers to find out about new products and technologies at this annual conference.

Registration

Early Bird Registration
until February 14

$95 Member
$130 Non-Member
 
 

Registration
after February 14

$115 Member
$150 Non-Member
 
Register here
Includes sessions, lunch, and exhibits.  
   

Agenda

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Registration and Exhibits
8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks and Partner Updates
9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. WHAT ARE YOU SELLING?
Paul R Gosselin, CLVLT, COLD | NightScenes Landscape Lighting Professionals
What are you selling, and how much are you selling it for? Do you know? Do you have a per-fixture price? Do you sell fixtures and outdoor sound? Maybe you sell landscape? Let's tackle this beast once and for all, shall we?
10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Break & Exhibits
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. DOCUMENTING LANDSCAPE LIGHTING PROJECTS
Ken Martin | Ken Martin Lighting Design
Carl Hastings | Moonstruck Lighting Ltd
Frank DiMarco | DiMarco Landscape Lighting
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Exhibits
12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. CHOOSING ELEMENTS WITHIN THE LANDSCAPE TO ILLUMINATE
Ken Martin | Ken Martin Lighting Design
Carl Hastings | Moonstruck Lighting Ltd
1:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Break & Exhibits
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DOWNLIGHTING
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. COSTING & PRICING
Terry Childs, Cert. Horticulturalist | Nature's Way Landscaping
Frank DiMarco | DiMarco Landscape Lighting
Carl Hastings | Moonstruck Lighting Ltd
4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Presenters

Paul Gosselin Paul R Gosselin, CLVLT, COLD | NightScenes Landscape Lighting Professionals
Paul is an outdoor lighting contractor in central Texas, USA. He earned his Certified Low Voltage Lighting Technician (CLVLT) and his Certified Outdoor Lighting Designer (COLD) accreditations through the Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP). He also served on the board of directors for the AOLP for 10 years. He has spoken at events in the green industry throughout the United States and in Canada. To learn more about lighting design, he attended the Janet Moyer Landscape Lighting Institute in Troy, NY. and the Unique Advanced Lighting Class in San Diego, CA. He has been featured or quoted in nearly all of the green industry magazines, including Landscape Construction, Landscape Contractor and Irrigation and Green Industry. He authored the Landscape Lighting Guide in 2017.
Ken Martin Ken Martin | Ken Martin Lighting Design *A Division of Copper Expressions*
Ken Martin Lighting Design (KMLD) *A Division of Copper Expressions*, is a Landscape Lighting Design/installation firm servicing clients within and outside North America. Landscape lighting offers an incredible expansion of the enjoyment of both residential and commercial properties. It makes outdoor spaces usable at night and adds a magical view into the landscape from interior spaces.Ken Martin, the principle designer, brings passion and experience to his landscape lighting designs for his clients. “Every system that I design and install is a potential sales lead, as most of my lighting projects are done by referral”. Ken offers an artistic approach with his designs and provides function, aesthetics and composition, which are all important components of a professional landscape lighting system. Although specializing in estate lighting, Ken has designed and installed professional landscape lighting systems on commercial properties and small residential oases. Lighting can add not only beauty and elegance to a home, it can offer safety and security that allows maximum use of spaces, and it can accentuate architectural and landscaping features, which can often be a large investment for homeowners.“Ken creates an emotional response for all of his clients and ultimately this extensively helps homeowners achieve their main desire, to extend and utilize their outdoor spaces in the evening”.
Carl Hastings Carl Hastings | Moonstruck Lighting Ltd
Carl has been involved in the Horticulture industry for 32 years. He started in Maintenance, worked in landscape construction, and has been involved in lighting for over 20 years. He began his career in lighting by digging trenches. Then move up to installing systems, servicing systems, designing lighting systems, selling lighting and then became partner in Moonstruck Lighting Ltd. He loves lighting and the way the industry is changing.
Frank DiMarco Frank DiMarco | DiMarco Landscape Lighting
Frank DiMarco is a Master Electrician, Lighting Designer and Irrigation Specialist. He is the owner and President of DiMarco Landscape Lighting, a division of Rainman Lawn Sprinkler Systems Ltd. and has been in business for 28 years. He has been the recipient of the Award of Excellence for his lighting designs and installations for the past 25 years, awarded by Landscape Ontario. Frank DiMarco helped develop the first Canadian Reference Guide to Landscape Lighting Standards. He is the founder and member of the Landscape Ontario Lighting Commodity Group. He is also a charter member of the North American Lighting Association, the AOLP (formerly LVLIA).
Terry Childs Terry Childs, Nature's Way Landscaping
Terry is the President of Nature’s Way Landscaping, founded in 1993. He is a Certified Landscaper/Horticulturist, as well as certified ICPI Certified Installer and Instructor and NCMA Certified Wall Installer. Terry has been heavily involved in Landscape Ontario at the Committee, Chapter and Provincial level. Current Positions: Landscape Ontario Provincial Board Representative - Upper Canada Chapter; Landscape Ontario Chair - Landscape Ontario Congress Committee.  Past Positions: Vice-Chair - Landscape Ontario Congress Committee; President - Upper Canada Chapter Landscape Ontario.

Hotel Information

Home2 Suites by Hilton
8490 Parkhill Dr., Milton, ON L9T 9B3
289.878.3800
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Milton
2750 High Point Dr., Milton, ON L9T 5G5
905.876.4955

 

Partnerships

Thank-you to our partners:

LUNCH PARTNER
REFRESHMENT PARTNERS
SiteOne Logo Turf Care Illumicare Group Limited
     
TABLETOP PARTNERS
   
Alliance Outdoor Lighting Hort Protect Central Turf & Irrigation Supply
     
Aquasol Vanden Bussche Irrigation in-lite
     
Martek Supply Brilliance LED FX Luminaire


An initiative of the Lighting Sector Group of:

Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Association


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