Conference: Oct. 17-18
Shanghai, China | W Shanghai — The Bund
Greenbuild China

The green building industry event of the year.

Greenbuild China offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business and address pressing issues, such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change.

Inspiring keynotes

Hear from industry leaders on their vision about the future of green building.

Invaluable networking

Connect with green building professionals, and exchange strategies and solutions.

Robust sessions

Get the latest green building research, and earn continuing education hours.

Register for Greenbuild China

About Greenbuild

Where the green building community unites.

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference & expo for green building.

Founded in 2002, Greenbuild started in the U.S. and brings together every year industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building. This October, the event will make its debut in Shanghai, China.

China is a leader in green building, ranking first among the Top 10 Countries for LEED green building with 35 square meters of LEED space certified per person in 2016. Greenbuild China is where you can learn about current research and best practices to elevate your business; connect with sustainability experts; and see innovative technologies and products firsthand.

Greenbuild China is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council. Any questions? Explore our Greenbuild China FAQs section.

Who attends Greenbuild?
  • Architects
  • Builders/Contractors
  • Owners
  • Developers
  • Educators and Students
  • Engineers
  • Green Building Thought Leaders
  • Government Officials
  • Interior Designers
  • Manufacturers of Building Materials and Systems
  • Sustainability Officers
  • Executives from utilities, waste management companies, transportation and more

Important dates

Registration is now open for Greenbuild China.

July Registration open
September 8 Early bird discount for registration ends

Register today

Greenbuild schedule

Plan your Greenbuild itinerary.

Monday, Oct. 16

9:00 - 13:00 SITES workshop (additional registration required)
9:00 - 18:00 LEED v4 workshop (additional registration required)

Tuesday, Oct. 17

8:30 - 10:30 Opening plenary
10:30 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:45 Breakout sessions
11:45 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Breakout sessions
15:00 - 15:15 Break
15:15 - 16:15 Breakout sessions
16:15 - 16:30 Break
16:30 - 17:30 Breakout sessions
17:30 - 20:30 Celebration

Wednesday, Oct. 18

7:30 - 9:00 Women in Green Power Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00 Breakout sessions
10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 11:15 Breakout sessions
11:15 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 13:30 Closing plenary & lunch

Any additional questions? Explore our Greenbuild China education and events FAQs.

*Note: Schedule is subject to change without notice.

Special events

Maximize your experience at our special events.

Greenbuild China Celebration

Greenbuild will convene the industry for a fun-filled evening of entertainment and networking.

Women in Green Power Breakfast

Celebrate female sustainability leaders and their work in shaping the green building movement. Watch our video.


Become a sponsor today to empower your brand and generate new leads.

Greenbuild China 2017 is an opportunity to engage with more than 500 green building industry leaders, experts and practitioners from around the world. Learn more.

Download our Greenbuild China 2017 sponsorship benefits package (English, Chinese) and contact:

Yi Wen, Marketing Communications Manager, China
USGBC | | +86 21 6196 2988*4020

Thank you to our 2017 Greenbuild China sponsors.


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Travel & hotel

Special room discounts are available.

W Shanghai – The Bund
No. 66 Lvshun Road | Shanghai, 200080 China
Phone: (86)(21) 2286 9999

The room discounts are available for Greenbuild China attendees until 17:00 CST Sept. 15. They're valid from Oct. 14-20.

Book your room today

Room rates

For Wonderful Room (single or double occupancy): CNY 1,550 (plus taxes and fees) / *$228 (plus taxes and fees)*
*Based on an exchange rate of 1 CNY = 0.15 USD

To reserve your room, select "Greenbuild China 2017 hotel conference rate," or call (86)(21) 2286 9999.

About the venue

W Shanghai — The Bund, built along the bank of the Huangpu River, is within walking distance of the International Cruise Terminal Station of Shanghai Metro’s Line 12, and the Shanghai Railway Station is less than 30 minutes away. The hotel is 11 miles from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) and 20 miles from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).

Visa requirements

Most foreign attendees will require a visa to enter the People’s Republic of China, depending on nationality. If you’re unsure of your status, please check with any Chinese embassy or consulate.

If you require an official letter to obtain a Visa for Greenbuild China, please indicate in the registration form. The letter will be issued after the full payment of the registration fee has been received.

Any additional questions? Explore our Greenbuild China travel and hotel FAQs.