National outdoor lighting franchise, NiteLites, will hold their 2011 Annual Conference in Jacksonville, FL at the Glen Kernan Country Club. Each year the NiteLites outdoor lighting franchisees from Asheville, Atlanta, Boca Raton, Central New Jersey, Charleston, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton, Delaware, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Naples, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Lima, Toledo, Myrtle Beach, Nashville, Northern Kentucky, Sarasota, St. Louis, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and West Palm Beach attend the conference.

This year’s conference will focus on training, introduction of new outdoor lighting fixtures and LED technologies, new resources to increase sales including social media, key strategies for expanding commercial business, and the presentation of sales awards for the NiteLites locations with outstanding growth. With the introduction of their NITELITES® SUPERSTAR energy efficient outdoor LEDs, NiteLites sales have dramatically grown and the 2010 sales awards will be presented to the highest number of locations ever. Winners of the highly coveted Superior Growth Award must achieve substantial growth over 2009 and NiteLites is pleased to announce that, “even with the economic obstacles, 12 franchises have achieved at this high level”. Additionally, the National Sales Leader of the Year Award will be presented to the NiteLites franchise grossing the highest dollar volume. Last year’s winners were husband and wife team, Randy and Becky White, owners of NiteLites of Sarasota Landscape Lighting. Thomas A. Frederick, President and CEO of NiteLites Franchise Systems, Inc. stated that the conference, “…offers not only the ongoing training that continues to build our competitive advantage, but it also is a great time for our owners to network with and learn from one another. Our outdoor LED technology has made huge strides and is driving much of the momentum behind our commercial and residential outdoor lighting business.”

NiteLites is a leader in the outdoor lighting industry with a focus on developing the best in architectural specification grade outdoor low voltage lighting systems and best practices for design-build partnerships with architects, landscape architects, landscape designers, high end builders, and luxury pool developers. This national lighting franchise offers both residential and commercial lighting design, planning, installation, maintenance, retrofitting with LEDs, and full replacement of antiquated line voltage systems.

Started in 1998, the NiteLites outdoor lighting franchise is expanding with opportunities available in the following major cities: Orlando, Las Vegas, Charlotte, Tampa, St Pete, Dallas, Fort Worth, Phoenix, San Diego, San Antonio, Memphis, Portland, Boston, New Orleans, Miami, Albuquerque, Roanoke, Salt Lake City, Louisville, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Seattle, Hartford, Tucson, Denver, Lexington, and San Jose.

To learn more about this national outdoor lighting franchise, the latest in outdoor LED technology, or to contact the NiteLites lighting designer in your area visit Franchise Locations or call toll free 1-866-NITELITES (648-3548).