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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 [...]

Message from President (September)

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

Hello Spring!!  What a welcome sight the first blossoms of the season are.  With the days getting a little longer and the sunshine ever-increasing, I’m convinced that even our indoor plants seem to respond.  I’ve noticed an increase in business activity to match and can’t believe that I am receiving orders for greenery to decorate [...]

Message from President (August)

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 July 28th, 2016|

by Nerida Hills We have had a huge month at IPA with many exciting developments including the launch of IPA’s beautiful new website.   Feedback has been extremely positive with the site already gaining attention with a wider audience due to improved SEO and an attractive, easy to navigate layout.  We were very excited when researchers [...]

Tips to Convert Hot Leads to Raving Fans

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 April 28th, 2016|

We all know that finding the right companies for services we require can be difficult.  As is the case for clients seeking interior plantscaping.  Following are a few points of information to provide potential clients with in order to help them appoint an interior plantscaper: * Guarantee them the plantscaping will be tailored to their [...]

How to Manage Workplace Relationships

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+00:00 April 28th, 2016|

Workplace relationships greatly impact how we feel about our work, considering we spend 80% of our time at work. Work relationships can vary from professional through to romantic, so it is important to know how best to manage them within your business. Whilst workplace romances are not uncommon, the people involved need to take reasonable [...]