2024 IPA Conference

We’ve begun planning for another fantastic IPA Conference, and 2024 will bring us to Greenville, SC! Beginning the evening of Wednesday, September 25, 2024, you will enjoy four days full of learning, exploring, connection, and inspiration. Our schedule will include keynotes, multiple breakouts, tours, a Play Day, and more! Check back often as the breakout sessions are confirmed. Click here for more highlights!

The conference will be held in Heritage Green, the cultural center of Greenville, SC. In the Heritage Green complex, you will attend sessions in the Art Museum, Children’s Museum of the Upstate, the Greenville Library, and the Greenville Theater, all a short walk from each other.


Registration for the 2024 IPA USA Conference is now open. Early Bird rates are available now through August 1, 2024 – don’t miss this chance to save! Missing your discount code? Contact us here. No discount code because you’re not a member yet? Join now!

Conference Hotels now accepting reservations

IPA USA has negotiated group rates at four Downtown Greenville hotels, conveniently located with proximity to the Conference session locations. Room blocks will sell out fast! Click below to view pricing and availability, including cutoff dates.

The closest major airport to Greenville is the Greenville/Spartansburg International Airport, located approximately 15 miles east of Greenville. Click here for transportation options between the airport and your accommodations. Your $30 Uber credit will be available while in Greenville if you wish to use it at this time.

2024 Doctor of Play and Child’s Right to Play Award Nominations Now Open

The Child’s Right to Play Award recognizes those individuals who consistently demonstrate and advocate for why play is essential in preserving childhood. The Doctor of Play Award recognizes those individuals who have dedicated their lives to advocating for play and demonstrated lifelong passion, advocacy, service, and commitment to advancing play in children’s lives.

To learn more and submit your nominees, click below.

Support the IPA USA Conference

There are several ways to help support the IPA USA Conference with sponsorship, while also further reinforcing your reputation and increasing your visibility as an advocate for the Child’s Right to Play. Learn more and make your tax-deductible donation today!

Are You An IPA USA Member?

Don’t forget that IPA members enjoy discounted registration rates for IPA USA Conferences. If you’re not a member yet, join now! (Your membership with IPA USA is included when you join IPA World.)