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August 19-21: Boston Greenfest, Boston, MA
This is the region's largest multicultural environmental music festival. Boston GreenFest is a celebration of life and possibility, providing you with ideas and experiences that can shape your life and the life of your community. Our goal is to inform EVERYONE as to the many ways green living can make a positive impact on our world, city, neighborhoods and each of us. The three days have something of value for everyone - the festival is convenient, and free. Individuals, friends, families and groups are encouraged to be at this FREE event. Be part of this community for green change. Have fun, meet people, learn, and be inspired!
August 11-12: Mid-Atlantic Green Roof Science and Technology Symposium, Kenneth Square, PA
If you are located in the U.S.’s Mid-Atlantic region, be sure not to miss the upcoming Mid-Atlantic Green Roof Science and Technology (MGRST) Symposium on August 11 & 12, held at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Dissemination of information pertaining to the enhancement of green roof performance through scientific research and technological development.
Selected Presentations: "Selecting Plant Palettes to Maximize Stormwater Management" by Ed Snodgrass of Emory Knolls Farm, "An Enhanced Stormwater Management Design for Green Roof Systems" by Brad Garner of Furbish and Panel Discussion including Charlie Miller of Roofmeadow and Clayton Rugh of Xeroflora.
July 9-12: OFA - Cultivate16, The AmericanHort Experience, Columbus, OH
AmericanHort announces that its annual convention and trade show has been renamed to Cultivate – An AmericanHort Experience. Formerly known as OFA Short Course, Cultivate'16 will continue to offer premier educational and networking experiences, and more than 7 acres of trade show exhibits including technology, new products and services, and new plant varieties. This year also sees an expansion of products and services for retailers, nursery production, and landscaping. Thousands of attendees from more than 20 countries are expected this year.
Don't miss exhibit by AMA Plastics Ltd - Booths# 1521 & 1525.
July 2-4: IRLA World Green Roof Congress 2016, Kunming, China
The “International Rooftop Landscaping Association” (WGIN member organization) will be hosting the next international green roof event of China on July 2nd to 4th. The location will be the ever-spring City of Kunming, China. In 2014, the Nanjing World Green Roof Congress had more than 1,000 delegates - we hope that Kunming will follow this success. The theme this year is Building Sponge City to Fulfill Our Chinese Dream. New themes, like more urban gardening, climate change and new solution in a thriving modern urbanism guides the way to a better living in a greener surrounding. This can be helpful for nearly all Cities around the world. Let us gather in China and exchange knowledge to prepare perfect and local adapted solutions. The conference will give the opportunity to exchange knowledge with international speakers.
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June 25-28: BOMA 2016 International Conference & Expo, Washington, DC
Commercial real estate is a competitive, high-stakes business. Success requires results: heightened asset performance; increased NOI; profitability and efficiency at every level of building and portfolio management. Achieving those results takes innovation, know-how and new information to stay ahead of the curve. CRE professionals who are serious about their success attend the industry’s most important event of the year to give themselves the advantage. You can, too. Make every effort to be here. The most comprehensive education conference in the industry. Expert-led sessions offer the opportunity to increase knowledge, build skills and earn continuing professional development credits while addressing the topics and issues that are vital to your success.
June 17-19: Green Roof Design & Building Class @ The Foundry, Buffalo, NY
For three days, The Foundry is offering to teach people the ins and outs of green roof building. From the choices of materials, to hands on installation, to plant selections, the class participants will learn exactly what it takes to design and construct a green roof.
Learn about: Selection of green roof materials, Types of green roof systems, Hands on installation, Plant selection for green roofs, and Theory behind green roofs (water retention, decreased demand on combined sewer system, insulating properties).
June 12-14: Western Roofing Expo 2016, Las Vegas, NV
Plan to attend “The Largest Roofing Expo presented by Roofing Contractors for the Roofing Industry” – the Western Roofing Expo – your once-a-year opportunity to maximize your company’s productivity, efficiency and profitability. Known for bringing all of the elements of the roofing industry together, WRE focuses on the western region of the United States and the specific needs that roofing and waterproofing contractors face in these areas.
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle SynTec Systems - Booth#441, Firestone Building Products - Booth#204, Sika Sarnafil Corporation - Booth#237, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#1006.
June 8: Staten Island Green & Clean Festival, Staten Island, NY
The Green & Clean Festival is a lively and spirited day-long marketplace where sustainable businesses and organizations showcase their services and where environmentally conscious individuals gather to learn how to incorporate sustainability into their lives. This powerful forum connects local businesses, non-profits associated with sustainability, industry, manufacturing and emerging industries with potential consumers in order to gain exposure for their brand and to learn what other products are available in the sustainable marketplace.
June 1-4: Grey to Green Conference by GRHC, Toronto, Canada
The Grey to Green Conference, held on June 2nd and 3rd in Toronto, ON is about helping us understand the value of green infrastructure (bioswales, green roofs and walls, urban forests, etc.) as an important tool in the fight to both mitigate against and adapt to climate change. Grey to Green is Ontario's leading forum for designers, policy makers, manufacturers, growers, landscapers, and more to discuss the benefits of the important green infrastructure industry, and how to grow it even further. The interdisciplinary conference will explore the latest science on green infrastructure performance, economic valuation and public policy developments, new technological developments, and best practices in design, installation and maintenance. The conference also includes a trade show, cutting edge training courses, and tours of outstanding projects.
Make sure not to miss the "Top 10 Green Infrastructure Eco-Agents in a Climate-Changing World" by our very own, Linda S. Velazquez, ASLA, GRP, LEED AP, Publisher & Design Consultant of Greenroofs.com.
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May 23-25: Outdoor Design Build & Supply Trade Show, Dubai, UAE
This exhibition is dedicated to showcasing a wide range of hard and soft landscaping products and services including landscape contractors, outdoor lighting, recreation and park equipment, water features, playground equipment, flooring solutions, horticulture, planning and design services and much more. This event focuses purely on the design, build & supply for all private and public spaces. It is fully backed by Dubai Municipality and is the only dedicated platform in the Middle East that caters to the landscaping requirements of all industries in the space: hotels, municipalities, public parks, urban areas, property developers, schools, sports stadiums, golf courses, hospitals, leisure destinations and more.
May 19-21: AIA 2016 National Convention & Design Exposition, Philadelphia, PA
The AIA National Convention will explore how innovative approaches to planning, design, and construction, along with revolutionary approaches to practice and collaboration, can create more resilient urban ecosystems. Through this innovation, cities of all scales can contribute to a region's sustainability and regeneration.
Don't miss exhibits by Bison Innovative Products - Booth#2215, Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#2846, Firestone Building Products - Booth#3514, Hanging Gardens - Booth#701, Jakob Rope Systems - Booth#1261, LiveRoof & LiveWall - Booth#3549, Sika Corporation - Booth#901, Tournesol Siteworks - Booth#3814, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#3111.
May 18-20: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment Building Opening Celebration and Symposium, Princeton, NJ
This special three-day event will showcase the stunning new Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment building and will feature some of the center’s latest research in innovative energy and environmental technologies. The building – with its gardens, green roofs, natural lighting and ventilation, water recycling, radiant heating and cooling, high-tech facilities, and collaborative spaces – is a physical reminder of the center’s mission to preserve the planet through cross-disciplinary research on sustainable energy and environmental solutions.
May 13-15: Roof & Façade & Waterproofing Exhibition, Guangzhou, China
Roof China is a only trade show located in south China specialized for roofing industry since 2011. Advocating the popularization of the Quality Warranty & Being a Platform seizing opportunities are what we have been focusing since its first edition. Every year Roof China attract exhibitors from many countries in Asia, Europe and America with their advanced products, make it a fabulous show for visitors. Roof China is a place of adventure for who want to start their business, and a place of discovery for who need some fresh ideas. In a word, It’s an event you can not miss always.
May 10-12: Alabama Storm Water Symposium, Auburn, AL
Polluted storm water runoff is a major contributor to water pollution in our state and across the country. Several groups here in Alabama have joined forces to minimize the impacts through education. The three-day meeting, hosted by several groups, is designed to place valuable information in the hands of participants. Storm water remediation technologies, low impact development practices and erosion and sediment control methods were just some of the topics covered.
May 4-6: DesignBUILD Expo, Melbourne, Australia
Over the past three decades, DesignBUILD has supported Australia’s architecture, building, construction and design communities and in 2016 we’re bringing a new look to Melbourne. DesignBUILD brings together Australia’s architects, building professional, contractors and designer community together with manufacturers, suppliers and service providers who work across the residential and commercial industry sectors, for 3 days of unrivaled networking and inspiration.
May 3: National Compost Organizations Highlight Philadelphia Green Infrastructure Project for International Compost Awareness Week
A green roof project at Cira South enhanced by the use of certified compost will be the national focus of the theme, Compost-The Soil and Water Connection for this year’s International Compost Awareness Week recognized in the U.S. May 1-7, 2016. Representatives of the US Composting Council (USCC), Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF), Mayors Office of Sustainability, Rooflite Soils, Roofmeadow and others will officially kick off the week in Philadelphia at the Cira South’s Green Roof project.
WHEN: Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Cira Green, Cira Centre South garage roof, 30th Street between Chestnut and Walnut streets Philadelphia, PA 19104
WHAT: Brief summary of how the project was constructed and the role of compost in its success
International Compost Awareness Week Project Manager/Marketing Communications Manager:
Linda Norris-Waldt 301-897-2715 x4, email@example.com
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April 25-26: Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2016, Dubai, UAE
Middle East Smart Landscape Summit will witness industry experts showcasing and discussing innovative solutions to make . Providing a platform to network and create lucrative business opportunities, the event will attract more than 400 senior landscape engineers, architects, developers, contractors, technology providers and government authorities. Expotrade Middle East is looking forward to meeting senior professionals committed to the sustainable growth of the region’s landscape sector and cordially invite you to register.
April 22: Earth Day 2016
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 50,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Support Earth Day. Your support enables Earth Day Network to power the environmental movement and ensure a healthy and sustainable planet for all of us.
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Green Roofs: How to Add This Value-Enhancing Amenity in Multifamily Housing
April 21, 2016 | 1:00pm EDT | Webinar Duration: 1 Hour, Including 15 Minutes for Q&A
This one-hour live webinar will discuss how multifamily property owners, managers, and developers can install “green roofs” to help improve water run-off, air quality, and residents’ well-being; enhance the overall value of their properties; and comply with new and ever-stricter “green” requirements that cities across the country are mandating. While local governments and utilities often offer generous incentives for installing green roofs, some cities are now requiring building owners to meet green roofing standards—or be fined. Presented by sustainability and affordable housing expert Carolyn Zezima, and green roofs expert Mike Curry. For more information and to register, click here: http://bit.ly/1YvfgRY
April 20-22: International Federation of Landscape Architects World Congress, Turin, Italy
IFLA, the International Federation of Landscape Architects, is the global body of professional Landscape Architects, with members from over 60 countries in all continents. It represents the profession of Landscape Architecture in both governmental and non-governmental organizations, such as the UN, UNESCO, UIA., etc. IFLA is a non-political, non governmental and non-profit democratic organization with the following objectives: to develop and promote the profession and discipline of Landscape Architecture, together with its related arts and sciences, and throughout the world. An IFLA World Congress is an ideal opportunity to share and learn from diverse cultures, with attendees from 63 IFLA member countries.
April 12: The Center for Watershed Protection’s National Web Conference on Stormwater and Watersheds
Join them for a unique conference uniting in-person discussion at various locations around the U.S. (East Hartford, Baltimore, and Omaha) with online participation that concurrently addresses local and national watershed issues and tools. Major conference topics include pollution prevention, IDDE, post-construction stormwater management, and special MS4s. Learn about case studies, special regional considerations, and recent research from experts around the country highlighting effective tools and innovations. The Center for Watershed Protection is a non-profit watershed organization dedicated to improving the nation’s waterways through education, research and engineering. They assist local governments with their stormwater management programs in ways that include developing their stormwater design manuals, and assisting with state stormwater permits, watershed plans and stream restoration.
April 7-30: The "Love the Earth, Plant a Roof or Wall!” Earth Month 2016 Photo Contest
In celebration of Earth Day & Earth Month, once again Greenroofs.com is happy to announce our “Love the Earth, Plant a Roof or Wall!” Earth Month Photo Contest for 2016! Submit your favorite picture on our special Facebook Contest tab of a beautiful greenroof or greenwall project by noon Eastern Time on Earth Day, April 22 and win a $100 Amazon Card.
April 7-10: Next Generation Buildings Conference, Bucharest, Romania
Join in person or a live webcast with experts from the International WELL Building Institute, Square Gain Associates, Interface, COS, CUNDALL Engineering, Saint-Gobain Rigips, the first Research Center for Indoor Building Comfort in Romania (EFdeN), and the Romania Green Building Council for "Happy, Healthy & Productive Buildings!"; a special event dedicated to exploring the latest ideas and solutions for creating buildings that are better for people. Topics include biophilic design, the WELL Building Standard, bio-climatic design for Indoor Environmental Quality, and how design and operations of buildings affect well being. For those unable to join the event in person, you may join the "Happy, Healthy & Productive Buildings!" conference and other "Next Generation Buildings" conferences without cost via live webcast.
April 7-9: ROOF INDIA 2016, Chennai, India
India is the 2nd fastest growing major economy in the world and in spite of the global economic scenario, the Building Construction & Infrastructure industry in India continues to boom. Pre-engineered Buildings/Factories, Airport modernization/new airports projects, Metro Rail, New Hotel/Resorts, IT Parks, Retail Malls, Hypermarkets, Multiplexes, Integrated Townships etc are still buzzwords today in India's booming Building Construction & Infrastructure industry. And it is this scenario that ROOF INDIA Exhibition - Asia's Largest Roofing & Allied Products Event, provides the ideal platform for the building construction and infrastructure industry fraternity to converge, network and strike lucrative business deals and establish business partnerships & joint ventures.
March 22-24: Green Cities 2016, Sydney, Australia
Green Cities 2016 will be the ultimate forum for discussion, demonstration and debate on how to go beyond. Beyond market challenges. Beyond green wash. Beyond the baseline. Green Cities is an annual conference co-hosted by the Green Building Council of Australia and Property Council of Australia. Focusing on sustainability within the built environment, Green Cities’ exciting program features international keynote speakers, networking events, green building site tours and education master classes. Based around the key theme of ‘Beyond the Baseline’, Green Cities 2016 will be the ultimate forum for discussion, demonstration and debate on how to go beyond. Beyond market challenges. Beyond green wash. Beyond boundaries. Join us!
March 19: Earth Hour at 8:30 p.m. local time, Worldwide
There is no doubt about it: the world is facing some of the most critical environmental challenges in its history. That may make the journey to a sustainable future seem difficult to imagine, but it is far from impossible. Change this big needs you. It needs every one of us. Together our individual actions add up to make a difference collectively. In fact, change is already underway. Hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support the largest environmental event in history – Earth Hour.
March 15-26: Environmental Film Festival, Washington D.C.
The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital is the world’s premier showcase of environmentally themed films. Through our annual festival, year-round events, and online resources, we seek to advance public understanding of the environment through the power of film. Each March in Washington, DC, we host the largest environmental film festival in the United States, presenting more than 100 films to an audience of over 30,000. Often combined with thematic discussions and social events, our films screen at museums, embassies, libraries, universities and local theaters. Many of the screenings are free, and all are open to the public.
March 15-16: GREENPRINTS Conference & Trade Show, Atlanta, GA
Greenprints is a high-level forum for the sustainability-driven conversations that define our times. A gathering place for regionally and nationally renowned building science and design experts, as well as building industry professionals, Greenprints facilitates conversations between researchers and on-the-ground practitioners. Our goal is to advance collaborative solutions to our toughest environmental challenges. Come see what we’re about!
March 10-15: RCI International Convention and Trade Show, Orlando, FL
The Annual Convention & Trade Show will be the premiere event for roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall consultants and related professionals. We invite you to contribute to that experience by submitting an abstract for presentation in such areas as: materials performance, forensic investigation, research, business management, case studies or environmental effects. You will receive continuing educational hours, recognition in Interface, and international acknowledgment of your knowledge and expertise. The Annual Convention will be of interest to roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall consultants’, architects’, engineers’, facility managers’, developers’, property owners’ and managers’, construction managers’, code officials’, policy makers; and general contractors.
March 8-10: Ecobuild, London, England
The Ecobuild conference focuses on emerging issues, new thinking, challenging ideas, and the new policy priorities of the coalition government responding to the need for budget cuts. It examines the key issues surrounding sustainability, construction and the built environment, from big picture debates on international political co-operation, global economic models, and the psychology of climate change, through to more domestic challenges such as how the UK construction sector needs to change, refurbishing the existing stock, and the impact of localism and the big society on planning.
March 7-8: New York Build 2016, New York, NY
New York Build 2016 is a two-day Exhibition taking place on March 7th & 8th at the world famous Javits Center. New York Build will be attended by 150+ exhibitors and thousands of quality attendees from developers, architects, designers, contractors etc across New York and the wider area. New York Build will be covering all the latest construction & infrastructure opportunities, projects and contracts in New York and surrounding states. Many analysts are forecasting a new construction boom in New York - being driven by a surge in housing & infrastructure projects. If you are interested in construction opportunities in one of the world's most promising construction markets then make sure you attend New York Build - the leading new construction exhibition for New York.
February 24-25: BUILDEX Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada
BUILDEX Vancouver is one of Canada's largest tradeshows and conferences, welcoming over 13,500 Design, Construction and Real Estate Management professionals each year. Over 600 exhibits and more than 50 educational seminars impact THREE distinct professional markets, all under one roof: Interior design and architecture, Property and real estate management, and Construction and renovation. We invite you to join us again this at the Vancouver Convention Centre to enjoy two days of product launches, problem-solving, education and the year's best networking opportunity!
February 17-19: NRCA's Annual Convention & International Roofing Expo, Las Vegas, NV
The International Roofing Expo [IRE] is the preeminent roofing construction and maintenance event where roofing professionals gather to see, compare and learn about the newest products, best practices and innovations essential to your success. The expansive show floor and extensive educational program provide the best opportunity to discover the latest trends, advances in technology and best practices for business growth. Everything to expand your customer base, improve your bottom line and increase your sales is waiting for you right here. From top suppliers and unique resources to unbeatable networking and the best educational conference in the business — the IRE brings it all together for you like no other event can.
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#1849, Firestone Building Products - Booth#1715, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#1103, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#1363.
February 11-13: New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, Portland, OR
The 2016 New Partners Conference is heading back west to Portland, internationally recognized as one of the most walkable, bikeable and transit-friendly “green” cities in the world. The starting point of countless model innovations in smart growth, sustainability and public engagement, the Portland region is also an environmental wonderland – even if it rains a lot! – and has one of the nation’s best urban parks and trails systems. Dubbed “Silicon Forest” for its high concentration of tech companies, Portland has maintained a diversified “desks and docks” economy with active heavy-manufacturing and port-related shipping industries. It is both a mecca for young people and one of the best places for baby boomers to retire.
February 3-4: Landscape Industry Show, Los Angeles, CA
The Landscape Industry Show is the leading green industry show in the west! The show provides you with the ultimate customer connection — bringing you face-to-face with green industry professionals eager to learn about the latest and greatest products and ready to make decisions. Participate, learn, ask questions and see new products and services being featured by our exhibitors and speakers. We will be adding the show-floor demos as we secure them, so keep checking back for the most current information. You will not want to miss these! Want to meet face-to-face with key decision makers? Build your influence with green industry professionals? Positively influence sales? By exhibiting at the Landscape Industry Show, you can position your company's products and services as the solution needed by green industry leaders.
January 25-28: US Composting Council Conference & Trade Show, Jacksonville, FL
The USCC’s Annual Conference and Trade Show is the largest composting conference and exhibition for the composting, wood waste and organics recycling industry in North America. The only national composting conference and exhibition run by and for composting and organics recycling professionals, it is the premier event of the Composting and Organics Recycling industries, providing industry professionals with educational, networking, and career advancement opportunities.
January 21-23: Design Challenges & Innovations at the Nexus of Food + Energy + Water Symposium, Lawrence, KS
The University of Kansas Department of Architecture is hosting INFEWS: Innovations at the Nexus of Food + Energy + Water Symposium. The event will join distinguished researchers and design professionals from across the U.S. with faculty and students from KU departments to study issues related to the health of interrelated food, energy and water systems and the built environment. These have been subjected to increasing pressure from climate change, population growth and resource depletion. The third annual Water Charrette for students is part of the symposium, as is a three-hour workshop on green roofs sponsored by Tremco.
January 21-22: Chicago Roofing Contractors Association Trade Show, Chicago, IL
Attend this year’s CRCA Trade Show and Seminars! As CRCA Attendees and Exhibitors will tell you, this show continues to deliver great education and the best in roofing and waterproofing exhibits in the USA. This year’s show is also an important venue for Architects, Specifiers, Engineers, Roof Consultants as well as Building Owners/Engineers and Building Code and Fire Officials for navigating the latest in Roofing, Energy and Green Code Requirements, plus Systems Technology Advancements that affect the final product delivered to the end user…. a roof for the building owner.
Don't miss exhibits by Eco-Roofs - Booth#707, LiveRoof - Booth#304, and Sika Sarnafil - Booth#711.
January 20-22: 2016 Western (Western Nursery & Landscape Association) Conference, Kansas City, MO
Arrive at the 2016 Western early to join a special afternoon tour of green building projects on Jan. 20. See projects in Kansas City, Missouri, that are “pushing the boundaries” with sustainability while you connect with colleagues for a facilitated conversation on sustainability and its role in and impact on the horticulture industry. The tour will be led by Jeffrey Bruce, owner of Jeffrey L. Bruce & Co. and author of the “Integrated Management for Buildings and Sites” seminar series for Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and American Society of Irrigation Consultants. Bruce and his company were involved in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and 909 Walnut projects.
January 19-21: NAHB International Builders' Show, Las Vegas, NV
The NAHB International Builders' Show® (IBS) is the largest annual light construction show in the world, every year attracting 50,000 visitors from more than 100 countries. IBS brings together the industry’s most important global manufacturers and suppliers and showcases the latest products, materials and technologies involved in all types of buildings – including wood, concrete, stone and brick. See more than 400,000 net square feet of exhibits and 1,300 manufacturers and suppliers of the latest and most in-demand products and services.
January 12-14: Landscape Ontario Congress, Toronto, Canada
Now in its 42nd year, Landscape Ontario’s Congress is Canada’s largest green industry trade show and conference – and it's rated as one of the country’s top 10 shows. With over 600 cutting-edge suppliers exhibiting on more than eight acres of show floor, it’s the perfect place to find new products, ideas, equipment, tools, services and connections to make your business grow and prosper. Dozens of inspirational and educational sessions run throughout, making Congress a once-a-year opportunity to learn about emerging industry trends, access products and build new relationships.
Don't miss exhibit by Sedum Master - Booth#1962.
December 2-4: CONSTRUCT Canada, Toronto, Canada
The 27th Annual Construct Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on December 2-4, 2015 will be held concurrently with PM Expo, HomeBuilder & Renovator Expo and Concrete Canada in the South Building, and Construct International and IIDEXCanada in the North Building. All shows combined will create The Buildings Show, North America’s largest exposition, networking and educational event. Influential buyers and decision-makers of the design, construction and real estate industries will attend the Show to experience more than 1,600 exhibits and 350 seminars and demonstrations, delivering the very latest in products, technologies, best practices and applications.
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November 23-24: Urban Green Infrastructure Conference 2015, Vienna, Austria
The 1st European Urban Green Infrastructure Conference aims to meet in “Art of Hosting” method by creating a space where knowledge exchange, networking, practicing, learning from and with each other and celebrating can take place. The conference will be organized in the Vienna Town Hall, which can accommodate about 300 attendees.
November 18-20: Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, Washington, DC
Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Thousands of building professionals from all over the world come together at Greenbuild for three days of outstanding educational sessions, renowned speakers, green building tours, special seminars, and networking events. Greenbuild is a perfect opportunity to meet with green building colleagues, network with leading industry professionals and learn from international representatives from around the world. Each year, Greenbuild and its host committee develops a robust roster of events to complement the conference and expo.
Don't miss exhibits by American Hydrotech - Booth#1020, Bison Innovative Products - Booth#622, Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#2205, Conservation Technology - Booth#3112, Firestone Building Products - Booth#729, Green Roof Outfitters - Booth#3515, Hanging Gardens - Booth#2714, Jakob Rope Systems - Booth#424, LiveWall & LiveRoof - Booth#3241, and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#414 & 822.
November 10-11: Greenbuild EXPO, Manchester, UK
The UK's newest sustainable building and refurbishment event, an essential and informative event for the construction industry covering everything from training opportunities and renewable technologies to sustainable materials and legislation updates. Following another great event which saw Greenbuild Expos Green Deal debate area swamped with visitors trying to find out what this new initiative has to offer. The feedback from our visitors this year was hugely encouraging for the industry. An increase of almost 15% in commercial building professionals this year demonstrates the interest that energy saving and carbon reducing measures are high priorities and provided exhibitors with some excellent prospects with nearly 4,000 visitors arriving from across the country and from sectors including volume housing, office, health, education, leisure, hotel and retail.
November 9-10: Building Envelope Technology Symposium, Nashville, TN
The Symposium on Building Envelope Technology is a two-day educational program offering cutting-edge information regarding design, construction, maintenance and repair of modern and/or older building envelopes. The event's open, inclusive environment encourages attendees to ask questions and stimulates dialogue. Speakers offer relevant solutions by referencing real-world examples and specific case histories. Each registrant will receive a comprehensive proceedings book detailing program information. Breakfast, lunch and breaks will be catered daily. There will be an informal social reception the first evening.
November 6-9: ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting & EXPO, Chicago, IL
This premier event for landscape architecture professionals will be the largest gathering of professionals in the world. More than 6,000 attendees and 400 exhibitors are expected to participate. ASLA annual meeting attendees consistently rate this EXPO as the “most valuable event” of the entire conference. Explore hundreds of new products, services, technology applications, and design solutions—all under one roof. With more than 450 exhibitors, the ASLA EXPO is the largest trade show in the industry and the best-attended event of the annual meeting. The average attendee spends four to six hours test-driving products in the EXPO. Full registrants will receive complimentary beverage coupons good for one drink at each of the EXPO receptions on Saturday and Sunday. For your convenience, a number of popular activities will be located in the EXPO.
Don't miss exhibits by American Hydrotech - Booth#707, Bison Innovative Products - Booth#2534, Firestone Building Products - Booth#529, Hanging Gardens - Booth#1051, LiveRoof, LLC - Booth#1109, Omni Ecosystems - Booth#1539, Rooflite - Booth#2243, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#728, and Tournesol Siteworks - Booth#1030.
November 5-7: International Skyrise Greenery Conference (ISGC), Singapore
The International Skyrise Greenery Conference (ISGC) is one of the knowledge-sharing platforms held alongside GreenUrbanScape Asia (GUSA) 2015. Scheduled for 5 – 7 November at MAX Atria @ Singapore EXPO, the conference will host some of the region’s key industry stakeholders to share their experiences on the theme - Living Architecture, Engineering Sustainable Environments. A new theme: Living Architecture, Engineering Sustainable Environments. Over 30 world-renowned speakers. Focus sessions on “Creating Green Master plans”; “Modern Green Asia”; “Future Trends” and many more. 2-day conference & 1-day site visit to world-leading skyrise greenery projects in Singapore. Over 30 world-renowned speakers will share their insights, including Linda Velazquez, Greenroofs.com Publisher & Editor, who will present the "Greenroofs.com's 2015 Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof & Greenwall Design" here in beautiful Singapore.
November 5-7: GreenUrbanscape Asia Conference, Singapore
As Asia urbanizes rapidly, there’s a strong demand for urban design, landscaping and greenery to create spaces that are conducive for work, live and play. Against this dynamic backdrop, GreenUrbanScape Asia, an international exhibition and conference on landscape, greenery, design, construction and technology, returns bigger and stronger for the second edition in 2015 at the Singapore EXPO Convention & Exhibition Center. Why exhibit? Expand Outreach in Asia: Over 150 exhibiting companies from the region, Smart Partnerships - Springboard into emerging markets and network with some 5,000 regional buyers, Knowledge Sharing - Learn & share industry expertise at the International Skyrise Greenery Conference, and Proven Track Record - 1st successful edition in 2013 attracted 4,000 delegates and visitors.
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October 14-16: World Green Infrastructure Congress, Nagoya, Japan
Join International Delegates to celebrate the fastest expanding industry in Construction and Urban Planning. Experts, Academics, Exhibitors, Professionals, Policy Makers and related fields will congregate, share, explain and educate on how Green City Infrastructure such as green roofs, living walls, urban forests and urban regeneration can sustain our environment and our cities with vegetative systems, wise policy and foresight. The WGIN Congress National 2015 will include a closing ceremony at National Urban Greenery Fair Aichi. The fair has been held every year on a rotating basis in different cities throughout the country. In 2015, Nagoya will be the host city for the event. The fair will be held during the same time that WGIN Congress National 2015 happens. It will focus on stopping the loss of biodiversity. There will be exhibitions of the latest technology of green roof and green wall by companies and public organizations. The green roof and green wall technology will be significant parts of the green infrastructure for the cities. In addition, the academic and public organizations will participate to exhibit regarding the urban environment assessment, biodiversity indicators of urban environment, etc. Read the See the Final Agenda, Tour Schedules & More: WGIN Congress Nagoya 2015 on October 14-16, 2015 and "Come to Japan for the WGIN Congress Nagoya 2015 on October 14-16, 2015!" blog posts.
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October 5-8: CitiesAlive 2015 Conference, New York, NY
The walls and the roofs of New York City provide hundreds of square miles of surfaces that can be used to help address many of these pressing issues. CitiesAlive delegates will tour leading edge projects, research facilities and see some unique sites such as the High Line and Brooklyn Grange. Technical sessions are directed towards design, research and policy communities and will focus on the latest scientific research, products, and policies all of which are critical to meeting the challenge of promoting healthy and resilient people and places in New York City. New York City is filled with hundreds of design firms and thousands of designers. New York has over 8 million residents and the regional population exceeds 21 million. New York City is home to more than 35 GRPs and boasts numerous Award of Excellence winning projects. Read about the speakers, tours, and more here: Don't Miss the Last Early Bird Discount for 2015 CitiesAlive Ending This Friday, September 18!; GRHC Announces 2015 Green Roof & Wall Design Awards of Excellence Winners; GRHC Announces First Round of 13th Awards of Excellence Winners; and Five Great Reasons to Come to CitiesAlive in New York.
Don't miss exhibits by American Hydrotech - Booth#204&206, Barrett Company - Booth#314, Bonar / Xeroflor - Booth#412, Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#F7&F8, Conservation Technology - Booth#302, Firestone Building Products - Booth#415, Green Roof Technology (Green Roof Service) - Booth#307&406, Jakob Rope Systems - Booth#205, Kawasaki Greenhouse - Booth#411, Moerings USA Sempergreen - Booth#211, Plant Connection - Booth#506, Rooflite - Booth#203, Sedum Master - Booth#409, Sika Sarnafil - Booth#503&505, Tournesol Siteworks - Booth#404, Tremco Roofing - Booth#208&210, Turf & Soil Diagnostics - Booth#F6, Vegetal i.D. - Booth#207, and ZinCo USA - Booth#313.
September 30 - October 3: CONSTRUCT 2015 Conference, St. Louis, MO
CONSTRUCT is your most cost effective strategy for combining educational opportunities with practical, real-world, product and service solutions for your business success. This event is dedicated to the institutional, industrial and commercial building industry. If you design, build, specify, engineer, renovate or operate in the built environment, this is your event. CONSTRUCT offers a relevant, accredited education program, an expansive exhibit hall floor filled with the latest services, products and technologies, as well as a myriad of networking opportunities. In conjunction with the CSI Annual Convention, the event is coupled with technical tours, activities and special events. CONSTRUCT is the only dedicated national event specifically designed to provide the commercial building team real-world, practical products and education solutions.
Don't miss exhibits by Carlisle Construction Materials - Booth#633 and Firestone Building Products - Booth#203.
September 28: European Biosolar Roof Conference, London, UK
The conference in London condenses the Biosolar Roof Project’s array of information and stories from across Europe where biosolar roofs are being installed, including in London. The project ends this year but the London conference in September is a new beginning – one that aims to ensure professionals working in the built environment and contractors in the fields of landscape and renewable energy have the knowledge and awareness to deliver biosolar roofs across Europe. The conference will be of interest to policy makers, building owners, facility managers, architects, landscape architects, ecologists and sustainability professionals. Read London Green & Solar Roof Conference 28th Sept 2015 (& the French Solar Green Roof Law that Is Not Yet a Law), by Dusty Gedge, President, European Federation of Green Roofs & Walls Associations & Livingroofs.org.
September 23-25: DesignDC 2015 Conference, Washington, DC
Take part with over 700+ architects and design professionals. From seminars about the latest on pre-fabrication to next-level firm marketing to tours of the region’s fascinating new projects, DesignDC is the premier regional conference focused on the unique challenges of working in Metropolitan Washington. Change your career trajectory! Connect with old friends and colleagues across the design world while you visit more than 70 exhibitors. And you can earn AIA, AICP, GBCI, IIDA, and LACES continuing education credit at this unique interdisciplinary conference! Make sure to attend Green Roofs for Stormwater Management presentation by Vanessa Keitges (President & CEO of Columbia Green Technologies).
Don't miss exhibits by Columbia Green Technologies - Booth#TT5 and Tremco Roofing & Building Maintenance - Booth#220.
August 21-23: Boston Greenfest, Boston, MA
Welcome to the 8th Annual Boston GreenFest ! This is the region's largest multicultural environmental music festival. Boston GreenFest is a celebration of life and possibility, providing you with ideas and experiences that can shape your life and the life of your community. Our goal is to inform EVERYONE as to the many ways green living can make a positive impact on our world, city, neighborhoods and each of us. The three days have something of value for everyone - the festival is convenient, and free. Individuals, friends, families and groups are encouraged to be at this FREE event. Be part of this community for green change. Have fun, meet people, learn, and be inspired!
August 2-6: StormCon – The North American Surface Water Quality Conference & Expo, Austin, TX
Stormwater management is a fast-changing discipline and StormCon is the only professional conference and exposition where you can learn about the latest stormwater program management innovations, BMPs performance case studies, research, technology, and services. Take advantage of StormCon's early bird registration rates and register today. StormCon is the alphabet soup for solutions to meet all of your stormwater needs. From Ammonia to Zeolyte -- erosion control, funding, modeling, permitting, rainwater use, treatment and watershed management plans -- you will find products, services and decades of expertise. Phase I or II, small or large populations, ag or urban, StormCon provides it all under one very LARGE roof. The brainpower of our industry at your personal service for a concentrated four days. If you've got questions, at StormCon you'll find the answers. At a time of evolving regulations, StormCon evolves with the regulatory and technical needs, ensuring the state of the art in stormwater management.
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