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Over the years Initial Tropical Plants has been the proud recipient of numerous awards from national and local associations, as well as from some of the most prestigious industry publications.

We share this list of Initial Tropical Plant Awards, not to show off, but because we are proud of these industry recognitions of our design, installation, and maintenance work, as well as our special holiday creations.

We also believe that extensive list of Initial Tropical Plants awards helps our customers and potential customers to know that they have made the right choice in selecting Initial Tropical Plants as their indoor plant company.

PIA Awards (Plantscape Industry Alliance)

2006 PIA Awards
2005 PIA Awards

CIPA Awards (California Interior Plantscape Association)

2004 CIPA Awards

ALCA Awards (Associated Landscape Contractors of America)

2003 ALCA Awards
2002 ALCA Awards

2006 Plantscape Industry Alliance Awards


Merit Winner – Design
Initial Tropical Plants – San Francisco Branch for Financial District
(15,001 – $25,000 Level)
Merit Winner – Design
Initial Tropical Plants – St. Louis Branch for a pharmaceutical company
(50,001 – 100,000 Level)
Merit Winner – Major Renovation
Initial Tropical Plants – Costa Mesa Branch for Fletcher Jones Motor Cars
($7,501 – $15,000 Level)
Award of Excellence – Special Event & Holiday
Initial Tropical Plants – Los Angeles Branch for Tishman Speyer – Mellon Bank Center
($7,501 – $15,000 Level)
Award of Excellence – Special Event & Holiday
Initial Tropical Plants – Los Angeles Branch
Two Rodeo
($25,001 – $50,000 Level)

2005 Plantscape Industry Alliance Awards


Award of Excellence – Special Event & Holiday
Initial Tropical Plants – Houston Branch
Continental Center
Award of Merit – Horticultural Service
Initial Tropical Plants – Denver Branch
Inverness Hotel & Golf Club
Award of Merit – Horticultural Service
Initial Tropical Plants – Los Angeles Branch
South Coast Plaza
Award of Merit – Special Event & Holiday
Initial Tropical Plants – Portland Branch
Sun River Resort
Award of Excellence – Installation
Initial Tropical Plants – Los Angeles Branch
Rodeo Drive
Award of Excellence – Design
Initial Tropical Plants – Los Angeles Branch
Capital Group Irvine

2004 California Interior Plantscape Association Awards


AWARD OF MERIT

Design $15,001 – $25,000

Initial Tropical Plants – San Francisco Branch
Renaissance Club Sport
Design $25,001 – $50,000

Atrium, Patio & Urban Gardens
$2,501 – $7,500

Initial Tropical Plants – San Francisco Branch
Phoenix Hotel

2003 ALCA Interior Environmental Improvement Awards

MERIT AWARD
Artificial/Preserved Installation ($150,000+)
Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Novi, MI

Interior Design/Build ($75,000 to $150,000)
Embassy Suites Sacramento
Riverfront Promenade

Natural Habitats
The Regenstein African Journey Exhibit
Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

DISTINCTION AWARD
Special Event
Mesozoic Garden Chicago Home and Flower Show

2002 ALCA Interior Environmental Improvement Awards

GRAND AWARD
Artificial/Preserved Installation ($25,000 to $75,000)
Westin Diplomat Resort-Spa
Fort Lauderdale, FL

MERIT AWARD
Artificial/Preserved Installation ($75,000 to $150,000)
Sheraton City Center
Saint Louis, MO

DISTINCTION AWARD
Interior Design/Build ($25,000 to $75,000)
ABT Electronics
Glenview, IL