Promotion Kit

The materials on this page are designed for easy use and sharing to promote IPLC2018.  Thank you for helping us build a great congress.  We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues in Melbourne.

  • What: International Parks and Leisure Congress
  • When: 14-17 October, 2018
  • Where: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) Melbourne, Australia
  • URL:
  • Hashtag: #IPLC2018


Download one of the banner images below and copy and paste the short text into newsletters, emails etc


Co-hosted by World Urban Parks and Parks and Leisure Australia, FUTURE of SPACES and PLACES in CITIES aims to address the impact urban growth and density will have on our parks, leisure and sport globally and how we as an industry can respond to ensure our open spaces are protected and our lifestyles enhanced.  What does the future hold and how will we respond? 

Keynote speakers include:

  • Dr Julia Miranda Londono, Deputy Chair IUCN WCPA, Columbia
  • Mitchell Silver, NY Parks Commissioner, USA
  • Gil Penalosa, 8-80 Cities, Canada
  • Bishop Ngobeli, Johannesburg Parks Commissioner, South Africa
  • Jayne Miller, President, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, USA
  • Karen Keenleyside, Vice Chair People and Parks, Canada

Choose from more than 50 concurrent sessions and nine technical tours addressing the most pressing issues for parks, leisure and sport professionals.  Topped off with an awesome social program, the highlight being the sectors night of nights, the PLA Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner.  Join us in Melbourne, Australia 14-17 October. To find out more visit

Social Media

Use hashtag #IPLC2018 when posting on Twitter and join our Face Book event [IPLC2018].  There will also be regular updates on the PLA LinkedIn


2018 PLA National Award Finalists

IPLC2018 Program Announcement


If you haven't already, sign up to our newsletter for regular fortnightly updates with the latest news and announcements and don't miss the opportunity to win prizes along the way. 


12th Announcement - Are you ready for IPLC2018?

11th Announcement - How can we inspire others?

10th Announcement - Protecting our spaces

9th Announcement - Exploring the future of sport

8th Announcement - What does the future hold?

7th Announcement - Early bird closing soon

6th Announcement - It's incredible

5th Announcement - Program announcement

4th Announcement - Welcome to our partners and sponsors

3rd Announcement - What does the future hold, how will we respond?

2nd Announcement - Guess whos coming?

1st Announcement - Call for Abstracts


Feel free to download any advertising and share with your colleagues and friends

Half page advert PDF

Full page advert PDF

Power Point Slide

Email Signatures

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More materials are on their way along with media releases and promo this space.  For more info and media enquires contact Nicoll Parton e: p: +61 8 83320130