Membership 2023-01-18T15:03:43+10:00


IPA is committed to the continual growth of the indoor plant industry.

Membership to the Interior Plantscape Association (IPA) demonstrates to potential clients that your business is reliable, knowledgeable, professional and works to the industry recognised Code of Ethics and Standards.

One of the many advantages of being a member is that your company will have the opportunity to advertise on the IPA website, e-newsletters and e-bites at a discounted rate.

Membership is open to all types of businesses and professionals within the interior plantscaping industry and additionally to friends of the industry.

Sponsorship enquiries are always welcome.

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.”– Helen Keller



Connections, networking and mentoring — My membership gives me and my staff access to connecting and networking with more industry related individuals. The mentoring I have personally received from IPA has been priceless” – QLD member

Providing education and training opportunities — As a small business I can’t provide educational and mentoring opportunities for my team in comparison to some of my competitors. The education opportunities which are tailored to our industry through our membership, helps me to educate my team and helps me to be an employer of choice” – NSW member

Information and updates that are relevant to our industry — “I get access to relevant industry and government information quickly, which saves time trying to find it myself. This has meant I’ve been able to make informed decisions more quickly for our business” – VIC member

Advocacy and lobbing — Raising awareness about the indoor plant industry to Government and community, especially during the COVID years has been invaluable” – VIC member

Online resources and templates — “The templates and resources available in the member’s login section has helped our business to update our policies and procedures” – SA member

Opportunity to gain IPA Accreditation and use of Accreditation logo — “Being a financial member of IPA we could then apply for accreditation. Being an IPA accredited member has been helpful when applying for tenders” – QLD member

Eligibility to enter the IPA Annual Awards We are beyond proud to once again take out the top honours on an International stage. Outside In has been awarded the top award at the Inaugural Australian Interior Plantscaping Awards for a large installation. We scored a near perfect score for our work on the MC space. Thanks to the judges for recognising our hard work and thank you to everyone involved in making this happen. Winner – Australian Interior Plantscape Awards – New Zealand Member

Opportunity to advertise job vacancies on the IPA website and via eBite — Being able to list our jobs on the IPA website and eBites means we get our job vacancies in front of people who are already interested in the industry. Meaning we get much better candidates than we do via other job sites. – Qld Member

Access to the ‘Member of IPA’ logo to use in your marketing and on your website

All financial members are listed on the IPA website and linked directly back to their website.

Membership Categories

Sole Proprietor / Partnership (no staff)
$300 plus GST per annum

Small Business
Businesses employing between 1 and no more than 4 employees: $600 plus GST per annum

Medium Business
Businesses employing between 6 and no more than 10 employees: $1,000 plus GST per annum

Large Business / Franchise Company
Businesses with more than 10 Employees: $3,500 plus GST per annum.

Industry Allied Professionals
$150 + GST per annum such as: Landscapers, Architects, Interior Designers, Marketing & Communication Professionals, Facility Managers, Body Corporate Managers, Event Management or Building owners.

Friends of the Interior Plantscape
$50 plus GST per annum

Qualified Educator (i.e. TAFE)
$300 plus GST per annum

Individual Educator
$50 plus GST per annum

Full Time Student – Open to students studying
Students must be enrolled and provide evidence of an accredited horticulture course.

Retired Professional

Membership runs from 1 January to 31 December each year

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Interested in becoming a member?
We would love to have you on board.

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Are you interested in joining the IPA Executive Committee? Please see our Reasons to Nominate and FAQ page for further information.