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Greenbuild
September 26-29, 2023 | Expo: 27-28
Walter E. Washington Convention CenterWashington DC

About Greenbuild

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 2022 will take place in San Francisco, CA.

Why Attend Greenbuild?

It’s the 20th anniversary of Greenbuild International Conference and Expo LIVE. This year we’re celebrating with an expanded take on what it means to build green.  

Join us as we imagine how to create more than just LEED-certified structures. 

Together, we’ll learn how to build:
-Greener communities
-Better workplaces
-Social equity
-New sustainable solutions
-And so much more!

Education to Meet Your Needs

Taking place November 1–3 in San Francisco, with two virtual summits beforehand, the 2022 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.

Greenbuild Scholarships & Volunteering

USGBC and Greenbuild seek scholarship and volunteer applicants who are working on advancing green buildings and sustainable, equitable and healthy communities to join us for Greenbuild 2022!

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 and webinar content.

Webinars

Greenbuild webinars are focused on timely, in-demand topics that are free resources to ensure you have new green building insights.

Whitepapers

With thousands of readers, the Greenbuild whitepaper reports offer insights into the must-know trends, resources and changes our industry is facing.

Greenbuild @ Home

Greenbuild @ Home events provide deeper insights on critical topics and rich networking opportunities with leaders and colleagues across the globe. This year's topics include:

  • From CSR to ESG - Thursday, May 12, 2022
  • Sustainable Residencies - Thursday, July 21, 2022

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.

Katie Gillham, Event Director

Jeff Stasko, Sales Director

Kacey Anderson, Marketing Director