Greenbuild is a cutting-edge community for global green building professionals to improve sustainability, resilience, equity, health and wellness in the spaces we live, work, play and learn.
It’s the hub where leaders developing the next generation of sustainable standards gather digitally and in-person to create a better future for everyone on the planet.
New Year, New Location
Greenbuild hosts the largest annual event for green building professionals worldwide where attendees learn and source solutions to improve resilience, sustainability, and quality of life in our buildings, cities, and communities. This year, Greenbuild 2023 will take place in Washington DC.
At Greenbuild 2023, we are Building Transformation! This year's theme highlights the decades-long legacy and unwavering commitment of the green building movement to transforming the built environment to serve, prepare, and protect our communities in a rapidly changing world.
Building Transformation is an urgent call to action to adapt to change and create a more sustainable and resilient future. Greenbuild will also commemorate the USGBC's 30th Anniversary and mark the debut of LEED v5, the latest iteration of the LEED green building program that advances decarbonization, equity, health, biodiversity, and resilience in the built environment.
Education to Meet Your Needs
Taking place September 26-29, 2023 | Expo: 27-28 in Washington DC, the 2023 Greenbuild International Conference + Expo will keep participants at the forefront of the industry covering sustainability, resilience, health, and wellness in the spaces where we live, work, learn and play.
Below is the schedule of events as they will take place this year, schedule is listed in Eastern time. Please note: details are subject to change.
More details coming soon!
A Look Inside Greenbuild
Our event, the Greenbuild International Conference + Expo develops the next generation of leaders focused on standards, policies and partnerships. We’ll gather in person and virtually, each year, to turn the promise of a higher living standard into a reality for all.
The Greenbuild International Conference + Expo is presented in partnership with USGBC, a mission focused organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
Source New Technology, Materials, and Ideas Firsthand
With a robust tradeshow floor, the Greenbuild expo has new product ideas, networking and live education. Attendees can meet key industry partners and find the most cutting-edge products in the green building industry.
The Greenbuild expo is a one-of-a-kind experience loaded with interactive experiences and activities designed to connect you with today's cutting edge products, services, and technology.
FREE VIRTUAL CONTENT
The Greenbuild International Conference + Expo is the premier opportunity to connect and learn. To ensure you stay informed and connected year-round, we also offer free white papers, webinar content, and infographics.
Greenbuild webinars are focused on timely, in-demand topics that are free resources to ensure you have new green building insights.
With thousands of readers, the Greenbuild whitepaper reports offer insights into the must-know trends, resources and changes our industry is facing.
Meet the Team
Sherida Sessa, Portfolio Director
Sherida Sessa is the Portfolio Director for the Greenbuild International Conference + Expo and Informa Connect’s North American Construction and Buildings Events. In this role, she oversees all strategy and planning for the Greenbuild event annually, including constant innovation to deliver a sustainable, zero-waste event.
Under her leadership, Greenbuild has hosted top-level keynote speakers like President Barack Obama, architect of the historic Paris Climate agreement, Christiana Figueres, activist Bernice King, writer, actor, and director Dan Levy and more. In 2019, Greenbuild became one of the first events to earn the Events Industry Council Sustainable Event Standards Platinum level certification.
In 2021, Greenbuild delivered a safe, secure in-person event in San Diego, CA, propelling the industry forward after a year of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event reenergized the sector, achieving TRUE Zero Waste Platinum Certification for the fourth time while adhering to Informa’s new AllSecure industry safety standards.
Sherida has a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree from Marist College. Prior to her role with Greenbuild, she ran the ISC Security Events at Reed Exhibitions, which attracted over 30,000 industry professionals and 1,000 exhibitors and brands at the flagship event in Las Vegas. As part of her current role with Informa, Sherida also oversees the BUILDEX events in Canada and The Buildings Show in Toronto.