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Message from President (April)

By | 2017-04-11T15:42:23+00:00 April 11th, 2017|

Interior Plantscape Association, Board of Directors have been working extremely hard over the past few months planning and organising Connect, Discover, Thrive, inspiring a growing industry Conference which was held in March at the historic Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne. Feedback from the conference has been overwhelmingly positive with many delegates commenting on the inspiring speakers who [...]

2017 IPA Conference Wrap-Up

By | 2017-04-11T15:41:51+00:00 March 30th, 2017|

Official Opening and Conference Sessions The conference was officially opened by Interior Plantscape Association, President Nerida Hills, who welcomed delegates sharing with them the exciting program that has been planned over the next 2 days of Connect, Discover, Thrive. Nerida continued by thanking Sponsors, Exhibitors and Keynote speakers, especially Kathy Fediw Internationally renowned interior [...]

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 [...]