IPEMA would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! We are so grateful for play and the opportunities it provides!
The theme of the 2015 Conference on the Value of Play is Advancing Play. It will be held February 15-18, 2015 at the Madren Center, Clemson, South Carolina.
The IPEMA membership and board met this week in New Orleans, in conjunction with the ASTM meetings held there.
IPEMA is holding its Annual Membership Meeting during ASTM committee week (November 9-14) in New Orleans, Louisiana.
At an event last month, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi underscored that the private sector has taken major steps to reduce obesity in the U.S. “Industry has done a very good job taking out more calories than we expected to take out,” she said, “I think the time has come for people to applaud industry for the progress made.”
IPEMA had a busy, but successful, time at the 2014 National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Congress from October 14-16.
October was an exciting month for IPEMA! We launched a new website and brand refresh for the Voice of Play, our long-standing education and advocacy initiative to promote the value and benefits of free, outdoor play. The new website includes a cleaner, simplified look with fresh, rich content.