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Message from President (December)

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 December 7th, 2016|

I’ve been speaking with many of our members recently and find it encouraging to hear how busy so many of you currently are.  In the lead up to Christmas there are so many opportunities that we can take advantage of including sprucing up existing contracts and offering living seasonal decorations. Personally, I am finding the [...]

Can’t Miss Opportunity!

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|

Can’t Miss Opportunity! I purchased my ticket for the IPA Conference and now everyone wants one!  Why? I’m glad you asked. Endorsement from Julie Watson  (Green Design Marketing Consultant) At first glance, the conference just seemed like another expense with an undetermined outcome. I decided to attend because, as the Marketing Manger I was the [...]

Message from President (November)

By | 2016-11-08T20:36:41+00:00 November 11th, 2016|

The countdown is now on to our first conference for the interior plantscape industry since 2010!  The IPA executive committee, along with IPA Executive Officer, Elaine Tunn have been very busy, working hard to bring you Connect Discover Thrive – Inspiring a Growing Industry.  Of course this would not be possible without the generous support [...]

Conference Spotlight: Biemond Nurseries

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 November 11th, 2016|

Biemond Nurseries is one of our generous sponsors for 2017 IPA conference Connect, Discover, Thrive, inspiring a growing industry being held in Melbourne March 2nd – 3rd 2017.  Their commitment, along with our other sponsors The Container Connection & Hort Journal Australia to the future of the industry, as we evolve & grow is to [...]

IPA Accreditation Officer, Paul Plant recognised as a ‘Garden Shaper’

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 October 4th, 2016|

Dr Anne Vale is an historian, lecturer, garden photographer and author for the award winning Exceptional Australian Garden Makers.  She records and assesses gardens with history through her consulting practice Heriscapes. Anne’s latest book release is Influential Australian Garden People: Their Stories which is a beautifully illustrated book which follows the influences of our current generation of [...]

2017 Conference – TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 October 4th, 2016|

TICKETS NOW ON SALE! Early Bird Rate until November 30th ONLY The Interior Plantscape Association looks forward to welcoming you at the Rendezvous Hotel in Melbourne, Australia for Connect/Discover/Thrive – Inspiring a Growing Industry on 2nd & 3rd March 2017. We will be delivering an exciting program over two full days aimed at bringing the [...]

Message from President (October)

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 October 4th, 2016|

I’m pleased to announce the latest research from University of Technology, Sydney titled ‘Towards Development of Indoor Plant Walls for Improved Indoor Air Quality’ is now complete! Click here for the full report which can now also be found under the useful resources tab on IPA’s website.   A Media Release has been prepared highlighting the [...]

2017 Conference Update – Keynote Speaker Confirmed

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 August 31st, 2016|

We are thrilled to announce that Kathy Fediw will be presenting at Connect/Discover/Thrive  - Inspiring a Growing Industry 2017.  Kathy is an internationally known interior plantscape consultant, author and speaker with over 35 year’s experience, from Texas USA.  Kathy’s company, Johnson Fediw Associates, provides consulting services, training workshops, online courses and other educational resources for [...]