IPA Workshops Melbourne: Design Trends & Products Showcase

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:56+10:00 September 2nd, 2015|

IPA are proud to announce an exciting new workshop in Melbourne: ‘Design Trends/Product Showcase workshop’, planned for October 15th. Facilitated by the talented & creative Rachael Blake, Interior Designer and owner of Garden Creative Interiors this workshop will showcase the latest trends in plants and containers for interior plantscapers and how to stay in front [...]

IPA Executive Board update: September 2015

By | 2016-03-17T02:33:00+10:00 September 1st, 2015|

Outcomes of the most recent IPA Board meeting, centred mainly around key areas to move the association forward. These include agreement to make the following a priority: membership drive; sponsorship of projects, events and activities; build a media presence to grow IPA’s visibility & credibility; and to develop an ongoing events calendar and ongoing member [...]

GBCA Webinar: Ambius – Working with indoor plants

By | 2016-03-17T02:58:51+10:00 July 25th, 2015|

Ambius are running informative webinars through the Green Building Council Australia (GBCA), to offer GBCA members the chance to learn more about the importance of incorporating plants into workplace interior design. The next webinar, facilitated by Ambius Operations Director (and IPA Board member) Johan Hodgson, aims to teach participants some of fundamentals including: The benefits [...]

Green Day Forum: Report by Julie Watson, Green Design

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:57+10:00 June 28th, 2015|

At the recent Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) ‘Green Day Forum’, it was exciting to hear some of the speakers talking about Biophilia, 202020 Vision and Indoor Air quality being improved by plants. Large corporations are all heading in the ‘green’ direction and this will have a flow on effect for Property Mangers, Architects and [...]

Green Projects: spotlight on local green business networking opportunities

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:57+10:00 May 29th, 2015|

Interior Plantscapers can benefit greatly from joining local business networking groups.  Being part of ‘greening projects’ and business initiatives can be an effective way to help increase your own profile, business portfolio and do something beneficial for your local community. But like most things, what you get out of joining business networks depends greatly on [...]

IPA Workshop Coming Up: Marketing on a limited budget (Melbourne)

By | 2017-04-04T17:19:57+10:00 May 28th, 2015|

Marketing on a Limited Budget - A Trainex Systems Workshop Presented by Alan Marion for the Interior Plantscape Association  Date: Wednesday July 15th 2015 Time: 10.00am to 12.30pm Venue: Maroondah Bizhub. 1 Civic Place, Ringwood (See attached map) Cost: $30.00 IPA members $45.00 non-members This program is specifically developed for smaller businesses who are struggling [...]