Hear from industry leaders on their vision about the future of green building.
Greenbuild offers LEED workshops, education sessions, green building tours & summits.
Interactive exhibit hall
Greenbuild is where you can learn about the latest green products, services and technologies to take your building projects to the next level.
Each year at Greenbuild, the world’s business, environmental, and social leaders take the stage to motivate, inspire, and teach our industry via keynotes addresses (formerly known as Plenaries). This year, Greenbuild will feature three keynote addresses—one each day on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Former President of the United States of America
Writer, community organizer, and activist
President and CEO, U.S. Green Building Council and Green Business Certification Inc.
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The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is presented by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and owned by Informa Exhibitions. Ten thousand attendees gather at the conference every year from across the green building sector, spanning commercial and residential professionals, architects, building owners and operators, students, advocates and educators. Explore our FAQ section for more information.
Education, tours & workshops
USGBC carefully curates a vast array of education to help you achieve your educational and career goals while at Greenbuild. Our workshops help you stay ahead of the curve by offering training from qualified experts, including USGBC and GBCI staff.
The 2019 Greenbuild Education Program consists of over 200 sessions, tours, workshops, summits and expo hall educational opportunities throughout the week. Eight of the sessions are included in a USGBC track, which are moderated by USGBC/GBCI staff and cover key topics on USGBC programs. Learn more about the USGBC sessions at Greenbuild 2018.
The world in 2018 looks different—new social, political and environmental challenges are evident. Yet there remains a constant flow of innovation that is driving global advances in sustainability. This year’s International Summit will examine the forces that are shaping the future. Bringing a wide breadth of perspectives, creative leaders will share insights and experiences on key topics, including green investment, strategies for resilience, the impact on human health and the rise of a circular economy.
Have questions about a GBCI project or the certification process? Visit the GBCI Certification Work Zone to meet one-on-one with reviewers and assessors and discuss questions about specific projects or rating system requirements. Reviewers will be on hand to discuss the LEED rating system as well as GBCI’s new offerings including EDGE, GRESB, Parksmart, PEER, SITES, TRUE, WELL, and Investor Confidence Project (ICP). Walk-in questions are welcome and encouraged. Advance appointments will be available.
Expo & sponsors
As an exhibitor or sponsor, you can engage with more than 25,000 green building industry leaders, experts and practitioners from around the world. Exhibitors bring innovative products to attendees who are ready ready to learn, network and do business; sponsors make it possible for Greenbuild to offer the high-caliber programs and events that are the hallmark of the event. Learn more about becoming an exhibitor or sponsor.
What past exhibitors have to say about Greenbuild
"We’re having a ton of fun conversations with attendees at the show. Everyone is interested in improving sustainability. We’re doing everything we can to introduce them to vendors and contractors that can help them meet their sustainability goals." -The Blue Book Building & Construction Network, Greenbuild 2018 Exhibitor
"The best thing about Greenbuild is the connections and diversity of the people we come in contact with – from architects & engineers to developers and other decision makers. It’s just a great cross section of people who can benefit from our product." -RMS, Greenbuild 2018 Exhibitor
"I love the conversations that I’m having here at Greenbuild. I’m seeing attendees and we’re able to introduce what we’re all about. But the questions that are being asked from a sustainable perspective are opening up new doors for us to pursue. It’s an educational eye-opener." -Davies Furniture, Greenbuild 2018 Exhibitor