Frequently Asked Questions

Expo: November 5-6
Conference: November 4-7

The cost of attending Greenbuild will vary based on whether you're a USGBC member, how many days you attend and which optional events (e.g. LEED Workshops) you choose to attend. Pricing to be announced once registration opens. 

The Expo Hall will be open on Thursday, November 5 and Friday, November 6.

Greenbuild 2020 Education Sessions will be live by the end of May. Stay tuned!

New this year, Greenbuild will host a keynote each day of the event. Keynotes will be announced throughout the Summer. See 2019's speaker lineup.

Admission to all keynotes is included with your 4-day or 3-day education pass. If you are purchasing a single-day education pass, you will have access to the keynote only on the day you have purchased. Note: Expo Only registrations do not include access to any keynotes.

In addition to the education program, Greenbuild offers a variety of educational events throughout the week. 

Tours - Green building tours are one of Greenbuild's most popular and exciting features, providing the opportunity to explore green buildings in our host city ranging from historic sites to sustainable home models.

Workshops -  By attending workshops, you can earn up to seven hours of continuing education credit. Many workshops also qualify for LEED Rating System specific credit hours.

Summits - Summits bring together sectors of the green building industry for a day of focused networking, education and inspiration.

NOTE: A Four-Day Conference Pass includes either a Summit OR a Workshop (2 half day or 1 full day)

Stay tuned for updates on Greenbuild 2020 tours!

Stay tuned for updates on Greenbuild 2020 workshops!

Stay tuned for updates on Greenbuild 2020 summits!

San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101

Yes! Housing for Greenbuild 2020 in San Diego is open now. Make your reservations early to lock in the best rates.

Visit the Housing Portal →

USGBC members automatically receive their discounted conference registration rate through company database search at the time of registering. If you have questions about receiving the appropriate rate, please reach out to

  • Earn up to 9.5 hours for attending 8 core educational sessions during the conference on Thursday- Saturday.
  • Earn 3 hours for attending the daily keynote sessions. 
  • Earn up to 13 hours through Expo Hall Education learning opportunities: 
    • Earn 5 hours for Applied Area Learning Sessions on Thursday and Friday.
    • Earn up to 5 hours for Expo Hall Education Labs on Thursday and Friday.

All exhibitor information is available on the exhibitor FAQ page or on your exhibitor portal account. For other questions, please contact for more information.

All press information is available on the press FAQ page below:

What to Expect at Greenbuild

Greenbuild provides the opportunity to visit with suppliers and manufacturers of the latest green building equipment, products, services and technology available in today's market.

Greenbuild's diverse group of attendees include the following:

  • Architects
  • Builders/Contractors
  • Building Owners
  • Code Officials
  • Developers
  • Educators/Schools
  • Engineers
  • Financial Service Providers
  • Green Building Thought Leaders
  • Government Agencies
  • Interior Designers
  • Sustainability Officers
  • Utilities
Thousands of building professionals from all over the world will come together at Greenbuild for four days of outstanding educational sessions, renowned speakers, and special seminars. Greenbuild education sessions are eligible for continuing education credits for a number of professional credentials and organizations.