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Mayor of San Juan to Close Out Greenbuild 2018
October 2, 2018
The current mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carmen Cruz, will address conference participants during the Closing Plenary at this year’s Greenbuild. 

Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended
Sept. 13, 2018
The early bird registration deadline is now on a new date: Thursday, Sept. 20.

Respected International Human Rights Lawyer and Humanitarian to Keynote Greenbuild 2018
July 12, 2018
Amal Clooney will speak at the Opening Plenary on Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 9-10 a.m. at the LEED-certified McCormick Place Convention Center. The Opening Plenary is sponsored by Mohawk Group, and admission is included with a four-day, three-day, or Wednesday-only conference pass. 

The Headliner for Greenbuild Celebration Is...
July 9, 2018
Seven-time Grammy Award winner Buddy Guy will headline the Greenbuild Celebration. The Celebration takes place on Thursday, November 15 at the Field Museum in downtown Chicago. The Celebration is sponsored by Kohler, and admission is included with a four-day, three-day, or Thursday-only conference pass. 

Volunteers Needed
July 6, 2018
Greenbuild offers students and young professionals a great opportunity to see advancements in sustainable building and meet potential employers. Learn more about volunteering at Greenbuild.

Voting Available for the People's Voice
July 2, 2018
We received more than 100 entries for the 2018 People's Voice! Now is the time to vote on the education sessions you want to see. Entries are in 25 categories, covering a wide breadth of topics for sustainability in the built environment. Take a look at the sessions (remember the Session IDs for your favorites) and cast your vote by July 13. 

Registration is LIVE!
June 15, 2018
Check out all our education sessions, summits, tours, and exhibitors, then register for the sessions and events you want today.

New Track in the Education Sessions
June 12, 2018
New this year, we've saved an entire track within the core Education Program for sessions submitted by YOU and voted on by YOU – the industry. This is your chance to participate and have your voice heard. This new track is The People's Voice. The deadline to submit a proposal is June 25.

Greenbuild and GIGA Announce Collaboration
June 6, 2018
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo has announced a new strategic partnership with GIGA that will integrate GIGA’s ORIGIN Data Hub with Greenbuild’s new online product gallery, Connect. The collaboration is anticipated to launch this September and will integrate certification data with product information from Greenbuild and ArchitectureBoston (ABX) exhibitors. Read more

Greenbuild 2018 Legacy Project Announced
April 30, 2018
Project Exploration’s Science Giants program as the recipient of the 2018 Greenbuild Legacy Project grant. Project Exploration is a science education organization dedicated to making science accessible to youth from communities historically underrepresented in the sciences, especially girls and students of color. Read more.

Happy Earth Day!
April 22, 2018
Greenbuild wishes everyone a Happy Earth Day 2018! See our suggestions for making Earth Day more every day.

Happy National Volunteers Week!
April 15, 2018
National Volunteer Week is April 15–21, 2018. Greenbuild takes this opportunity to thank our wonderful Volunteers, who were critical in helping us reach a waste diversion rate of 90.5% at Greenbuild/ABX 2017 in Boston, Mass.

Learn more at our blog.

Full Sustainability Report Available
April 2, 2018
Informa Exhibitions U.S. and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the release of the 2017 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, highlighting valuable metrics and key benchmarks regarding the impact on energy use and waste management at the 2017 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, held last November at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Greenbuild co-located its event with the ArchitectureBoston Expo (ABX).

Read the press release and the full report.

Greenbuild Celebrates Earth Hour 2018
March 19, 2018
On Saturday, March 24,  at 8.30 pm local time, millions across the globe will switch off their lights for one hour to celebrate our planet and take some time to reflect on how they can make a more positive impact on the environment. This is part of WWF’s annual Earth Hour.

Read more about how you can celebrate Earth Hour 2018.

Greenbuild places on the 2017 TSNN Top Trade Shows List
March 19, 2018
Trade Show News Network (TSNN) announced the release of the 2017 TSNN Top Trade Shows list in the United States. Culled from show management and data supplied to TSNN, the list represents the top trade shows held last year in the U.S. ranked by net square footage. See where Greenbuild and ABX landed.

Important dates
March 1, 2018

  • Full Grennbuild/ABX Sustainability Report - available April 2
  • Education Program - available late May 2018
  • Registration opens - June 1

Housing is available
February 16, 2018
Registration for Greenbuild 2018 opens in June, but housing is available now. If you're planning to join us (which we hope you are!) - please go on and book your hotel.

Best-ever diversion rate achieved
February 6, 2018
Greenbuild 2017 achieved a 90.5% diversion rate - best in the event's history! Learn more about this and the Top Five Sustainability Stories from last year's event