Heather Benjamin

Register by September 13 to take advantage of early-bird rates for Greenbuild 2018.

For green building professionals and sustainability advocates, Greenbuild is the industry event of the year. To be held in Chicago from November 14 to 16, the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building offers unparalleled opportunities to connect with your fellow experts and learn from the best in the business.

This year's theme is "Human x Nature," reflecting how humanity and the environment are inextricably linked. Protecting our ecosystem also means protecting our own future. Reducing our carbon footprint with LEED standards and zero waste strategies is a human health issue, and social equity includes access to clean water and green spaces in every community.

Through industry leader keynotes, education sessions and expo hall demonstrations, you'll come away armed with the knowledge and inspiration you need to forge ahead in this critical pursuit of a more sustainable future.

First chance to register

Be among the first to register for Greenbuild Chicago, and take advantage of early bird rates through September 13 to save $150–$300. If you are not already a USGBC member, join now to save even more.

From full four-day conference passes to summit- or workshop-only passes, you can find the registration package that works best for your professional needs. Tickets to special events such as the Greenbuild Celebration, Women in Green Power Breakfast, Leadership Luncheon and green building tours are additional.

Last chance to propose a session

Session proposals have been reopened for a very brief window: Until June 25, you may submit a session idea under the new "People's Voice" call for proposals. Here's how it works:

  1. Take a look at the current education sessions.
  2. Consider where a new topic would further enhance the program.
  3. View the submittal guide.
  4. Submit your session for consideration.

On July 2, all proposals will be posted online, and one that receives the most votes will be included in the final Greenbuild program.

Register for Greenbuild Chicago