Best way to build your green building industry network in just 3 days

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Regardless of whether you are new to the green building industry or a renowned professional, there are three key ways grow your career:
1) expand your network
2) stay current and relevant, and
3) be part of something bigger


Each year, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) hosts a national conference which attracts close to 1,000 green building industry professionals to learn, network and build actionable solutions to climate change. For three full days, delegates have access to top industry education delivered by experts from around the globe and many networking opportunities. This year, from May 30 to June 1 in beautiful Vancouver, B.C. representatives from all sectors of the industry will gather together and outline how the building sector can contribute to meeting national climate change targets of a 30 per cent reduction by 2030; show how the building sector is providing specific solutions in Canada and abroad; and balance these plans with a holistic approach to buildings and social sustainability as pathways of wider engagement.


At Building  Lasting Change you will:

Grow your network.

The program is peppered with opportunities to meet with and nurture business relationships, plus celebratory and fun social events where you can let loose a little. The Welcome Reception sets the tone for the conference and is hosted right on the Business Showcase floor. Live entertainment keeps the energy high making it easy to meet new people. The BC Chapter of the CaGBC hosts a lively after party too. For those more formal exchanges, the online networking tool facilitates easy meetings for delegates, exhibitors, speakers, sponsors and international participants. Build your online profile as soon as you register to ensure  that you have the most b2b opportunities while you are at the conference.


Stay Current and Relevant.

Check out the education streams. Informative, critical information delivered by great speakers from around the world. There will be 35 sessions to choose from plus plenary sessions. The program is still being developed and under review by the 30 person program committee. Check the website for more details as they become available. Earning valuable continuing education hours in just a few days to help maintain your professional accreditation is so easy when you can choose from green building tours, summits, sessions and plenaries.


  • Stream 1 - Getting to Net Zero Carbon Buildings
  • Stream 2 - Targeted Actions for Existing Buildings
  • Stream 3 - Commercial Real Estate is Meeting the Climate Challenge
  • Stream 4 - Cutting Edge International Innovation
  • Stream 5 - Large Scale Transformation Toward the Triple Zero City


PLUS, a new Innovation Challenge provides Emerging Green Professionals with an opportunity to be on stage too. What better platform to share your passion than the country's biggest gathering of like-minded individuals.


Be part of something bigger.  Register today for Building Lasting Change and you will be surrounded by industry leaders, have access to the most current and relevant industry news and find more ways than ever before to grow your own professional network and position your company as an industry leader.

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