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Greenbuild

Nov. 20-22, 2019 | Atlanta

General conference

What is Greenbuild?

The Greenbuild International Conference is owned by Informa PLC and presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the developers of the LEED green building program. Greenbuild provides a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business, and address our world’s most pressing problems.

Founded in 2002, Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building, making Greenbuild the ideal space to learn about groundbreaking green building products, services and technologies.

In 2019, Greenbuild will head to Atlanta to feature high profile celebrities, activists and political figures working together to promote the ideals and interests of the green building movement.

Where is Greenbuild?

Greenbuild 2019 will be held in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center.

What are the conference dates?

Nov. 20-22, 2019

What is the recommended attire for the conference?

Overall, the conference is business casual. Special events, such as the Leadership Awards Luncheon, are more formal and you'll see more business attire.

What are Greenbuild’s environmental sustainability initiatives?

The Greenbuild sustainability program addresses environmental impact through seven objectives: move toward a zero waste event; increase stakeholder education and engagement; improve sustainable sourcing; improve performance tracking; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; positively impact communities; and catalyze the advancement of green building initiatives and sustainable initiatives within the hospitality industry.

As a five-time winner of the IMEX-GMIC Green Meetings award, we are committed to raising the bar in sustainable events each year and are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Sustainability Report. The comprehensive report details the sustainability programs implemented for the 2016 event, through a review of all objectives, goals and best practices. Case studies provide detailed overviews of sustainable strategies and initiatives, including waste diversion, attendee and stakeholder engagement, the impact of water, performance tracking improvements and community advancements.

Download the 2016 Sustainability Report.

Registration

How much does Greenbuild cost?

Pricing will be released soon. For the latest news about Greenbuild Atlanta, we recommend subscribing to our emails.

Is press registration available for Greenbuild?

Yes, those interested in registering as working press for Greenbuild can visit the media section for more information. For information on USGBC and LEED, or to schedule interviews with USGBC executives during Greenbuild please visit: http://newsroom.usgbc.org/.

Education & events

What types of tracks and sessions can I expect?

Greenbuild tracks include a variety of green building topics from general LEED sessions to in-depth technical sessions on materials, water, energy, site selection and planning, human health and performance. Greenbuild educational sessions are worth continuing education hours, which can be applied toward credential maintenance of the LEED AP, the LEED Green Associate and other industry credentials.

What are the scheduled events for Greenbuild Atlanta?

More information to come soon. In the meantime, we recommend subscribing to our emails for the latest news.



Greenbuild China

Oct. 23-24, 2018 | Shanghai
Additional questions about Greenbuild China? Email us at greenbuildchina@usgbc.org.

General conference

What is Greenbuild?

The Greenbuild International Conference is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the developers of the LEED green building program. Greenbuild provides a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business, and address our world’s most pressing problems.

Founded in 2002, Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building, making Greenbuild the ideal space to learn about groundbreaking green building products, services and technologies.

Where is Greenbuild China?

Greenbuild China 2018 will be held at Shanghai Tower.

What are the conference dates?

Greenbuild China 2018 will be held from October 23-24.

What are the conference hours?

We'll announce conference hours soon. For the latest news about Greenbuild China, we recommend subscribing to our emails.

What is the recommended attire for the conference?

Overall, the conference is business attire.

What are Greenbuild’s environmental sustainability initiatives?

The Greenbuild sustainability program addresses environmental impact through seven objectives: move toward a zero waste event; increase stakeholder education and engagement; improve sustainable sourcing; improve performance tracking; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; positively impact communities; and catalyze the advancement of green building initiatives and sustainable initiatives within the hospitality industry.

As a five-time winner of the IMEX-GMIC Green Meetings award, we are committed to raising the bar in sustainable events each year and are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Sustainability Report. The comprehensive report details the sustainability programs implemented for the 2016 event, through a review of all objectives, goals and best practices.

Case studies provide detailed overviews of sustainable strategies and initiatives, including waste diversion, attendee and stakeholder engagement, the impact of water, performance tracking improvements and community advancements.

Download our 2016 Sustainability Report.

Registration

How do I register?

Registration will be announced soon for Greenbuild China 2018. For the latest news about Greenbuild China, we recommend subscribing to our emails.

Who should I contact if I am having trouble registering?

For registration and general questions, please contact greenbuildchina@usgbc.org

How much does Greenbuild China cost?

Pricing will be released soon. For the latest news about Greenbuild China, we recommend subscribing to our emails.

Education & events

How do I submit a session proposal for Greenbuild China?

Thanks for your interest in participating in the conference! Our call for session proposals and peer reviewers ended March 16.

Who should I contact if I have a question about the Call for Session Proposals?

For any questions about the open call for session proposals, email us at gbchinaedu@usgbc.org.

I’m having issues with submitting my session proposal online. Who should I contact?

Thanks for your interest in participating in the conference! Our call for session proposals and peer reviewers ended March 16. For any technical questions about the submittal website, please email help@conferenceabstracts.com.

How do I become a peer reviewer for Greenbuild China?

Thanks for your interest in participating in the conference! Our call for session proposals and peer reviewers ended March 16.

What types of tracks and sessions can I expect?

Greenbuild China tracks include a variety of green building topics from general LEED sessions to in-depth technical sessions on materials, water, energy, site selection and planning, human health and performance. Explore the conference program.

What are the scheduled events for Greenbuild China?

In addition to the pre-conference workshops and sessions there are also special signature events including the opening and closing plenary and keynote speakers, the Women in Green Power Breakfast and the Greenbuild China Celebration. For the latest news about Greenbuild China, we recommend subscribing to our emails.


Greenbuild India

Nov. 15-18, 2018 | Mumbai
Additional questions about Greenbuild India? Email us at greenbuildindia@usgbc.org.

General conference

What is Greenbuild?

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the developers of the LEED green building program and ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences PVT. LTD. Greenbuild is the world’s largest green building exposition of its type, providing a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business, and address our world’s most pressing problems.

Founded in 2002, Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building, making Greenbuild the ideal space to learn about groundbreaking green building products, services and technologies.

Greenbuild India will take place this year Nov. 15-18. It's co-presented with ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences PVT. LTD. and will feature high profile celebrities, activists and political figures working together to promote the ideals and interests of the green building movement.

Where is Greenbuild India?

2019 dates and venue to be announced soon.

What are the conference dates?

2019 dates and venue to be announced soon.

What are Greenbuild’s environmental sustainability initiatives?

The Greenbuild sustainability program addresses environmental impact through seven objectives: move toward a zero waste event; increase stakeholder education and engagement; improve sustainable sourcing; improve performance tracking; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; positively impact communities; and catalyze the advancement of green building initiatives and sustainable initiatives within the hospitality industry.

As a five-time winner of the IMEX-GMIC Green Meetings award, we are committed to raising the bar in sustainable events each year and are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Sustainability Report. The comprehensive report details the sustainability programs implemented for the 2016 event, through a review of all objectives, goals and best practices. Case studies provide detailed overviews of sustainable strategies and initiatives, including waste diversion, attendee and stakeholder engagement, the impact of water, performance tracking improvements and community advancements.

Download our 2016 Sustainability Report.

What is the recommended attire for the conference?

Overall, the conference is business casual. Special events are more formal and you'll see more business attire.

Registration

How much does Greenbuild India cost?

Pricing and registration packages to be announced in Summer 2019.

How do I register?

Greenbuild India Registration will open in Summer 2019

Who should I contact if I am having trouble registering?

For registration and general questions, please contact greenbuildindia@usgbc.org

Education & events

How do I submit a session proposal for Greenbuild India?

The Greenbuild India 2019 Call for Proposals and Peer reviewers will be announced soon.

Who should I contact if I have a question about the Call for Session Proposals?

For any sessions regarding the open call for session proposals, email us at gbindiaedu@usgbc.org.

I’m having issues with submitting my session proposal online. Who should I contact?

For any sessions regarding the open call for session proposals, email us at gbindiaedu@usgbc.org.

How do I become a peer reviewer for Greenbuild India?

The Greenbuild India 2019 Call for Proposals and Peer reviewers will be announced soon.

What type of tracks and sessions can I expect?

Greenbuild India tracks include a variety of green building topics from general LEED sessions to in-depth technical sessions on materials, water, energy, site selection and planning, human health and performance. You can earn continuing education hours at the conference, which can be applied toward credential maintenance of the LEED AP, the LEED Green Associate and other industry credentials. Our 2018 program will be announced soon. In the meantime, sign up for our emails to get the latest announcements about the show. View previous breakout sessions: http://greenbuild.usgbc.org/india/program.



Greenbuild Mexico

June 18-19, 2019 | Mexico City
Additional questions about Greenbuild Mexico? Email us at greenbuildmexico@usgbc.org.

General conference

What is Greenbuild?

The Greenbuild International Conference is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the developers of the LEED green building program. Greenbuild provides a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business, and address our world’s most pressing problems.

Founded in 2002, Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building, making Greenbuild the ideal space to learn about groundbreaking green building products, services and technologies.

Where is Greenbuild Mexico?

Greenbuild Mexico 2019 will be held in Mexico City, Mexico, in the Hilton Mexico City Reforma.

What are the conference dates?

Greenbuild Mexico will be held June 18-19, 2019.

What are the conference hours?

Conference hours are available here.

What is the recommended attire for the conference?

Overall, the conference is business attire.

What are Greenbuild’s environmental sustainability initiatives?

The Greenbuild sustainability program addresses environmental impact through seven objectives: move toward a zero waste event; increase stakeholder education and engagement; improve sustainable sourcing; improve performance tracking; reduce greenhouse gas emissions; positively impact communities; and catalyze the advancement of green building initiatives and sustainable initiatives within the hospitality industry.

As a five-time winner of the IMEX-GMIC Green Meetings award, we are committed to raising the bar in sustainable events each year and are pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Sustainability Report. The comprehensive report details the sustainability programs implemented for the 2016 event, through a review of all objectives, goals and best practices.

Case studies provide detailed overviews of sustainable strategies and initiatives, including waste diversion, attendee and stakeholder engagement, the impact of water, performance tracking improvements and community advancements.

Download our 2016 Sustainability Report.

Registration

How do I register?

Registration for Greenbuild Mexico will open in early March, 2019.

Who should I contact if I am having trouble registering?

For registration and general questions, please contact greenbuildmexico@usgbc.org

How much does Greenbuild Mexico cost?

More information on ticket pricing will be available when registration opens in early March, 2019.

When is the early bird deadline for registration?

More information on deadlines will be available when registration opens in early March, 2019.

How do I cancel/get a refund for my registration?

More information on deadlines will be available when registration opens in early March, 2019.

Education & events

How do I submit a session proposal for Greenbuild Mexico?

Session submissions for 2019 are now closed. Please check back for the 2020 submission process later this summer.

Who should I contact if I have a question about the Call for Session Proposals?

For any sessions regarding the open call for session proposals, email us at greenbuildmexico@usgbc.org.

I’m having issues with submitting my session proposal online. Who should I contact?

For any technical questions about the submittal website, please email help@conferenceabstracts.com.

How do I become a peer reviewer for Greenbuild Mexico?

The submission process for 2019 is now closed. Please check back for the 2020 submission process later this summer.

What types of tracks and sessions can I expect?

Greenbuild Mexico tracks will include a variety of green building topics from general LEED sessions to in-depth technical sessions on materials, water, energy, site selection and planning, human health and performance. The final program will be announced in March.


Greenbuild Europe

March 19-20, 2019 | Amsterdam
Additional questions about Greenbuild Europe? Email us at greenbuildeurope@usgbc.org.

General conference

What is Greenbuild?

The Greenbuild International Conference is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the developers of the LEED green building program. Greenbuild provides a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business, and address our world’s most pressing problems.

Founded in 2002, Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to sustainable building, making Greenbuild the ideal space to learn about groundbreaking green building products, services and technologies.

Where will Greenbuild Europe be held?

Greenbuild Europe will be held in Amsterdam in 2019.

What are the conference dates?

Greenbuild Europe will be held March 19-20, with pre-conference workshops held March 18.

What is the recommended attire for the conference?

Overall, the conference is business attire.

Registration

How much does Greenbuild Europe cost?

Registration will open soon.

How do I register?

Registration will open soon for Greenbuild Europe 2019.

Who should I contact if I am having trouble registering?

For registration and general questions, please contact greenbuildeurope@usgbc.org

Education & events

What's the process like to submit a session proposal or peer reviewer application?

In addition to attending Greenbuild Europe, there is the opportunity to engage with Greenbuild on a deeper level as a presenter or as part of the review team for sessions.

Applications are now open. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. EST (11 p.m. CEST) Friday, Sept. 7.

What types of tracks and sessions can I expect?

Greenbuild Europe tracks include a variety of green building topics from general LEED sessions to in-depth technical sessions on materials, water, energy, site selection and planning, human health and performance.