Join USGBC-Illinois and CSI Chicago for GREENER BY DESIGN Conference and Expo on October 4, 2012


The USGBC – Illinois Chapter is partnering with CSI Chicago for our first annual product show & conference, featuring a full array of educational opportunities, exhibit showcases, and networking. The GREENER BY DESIGN Conference and Expo offers a full day of exhibits, up to 7.0 hours of GBCI, CSI and AIA approved continuing education seminars, and a networking happy hour at the event conclusion.GREENER BY DESIGN will be October 4, 2012 from 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM at the Chicago Regional Carpenter Training Center in Elk Grove Village (google map).


Attend the ConferenceThis one-day event provides the continuing education of a national conference but with the ease and cost a regional trade show. Over 300 sustainable and design professionals will be in attendance.  Don’t miss the most convenient opportunity to earn your credits and to network. Conference sessions run from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM and Exhibit Hall open from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Check out the schedule below for the full conference agenda.  

Conference Agenda

  • 7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast in Seminar Room
  • 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM Education Session #1
  • 9:30 AM – 6:30 PM Exhibit Hall  – Open to Public
  • 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Education Session #2
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch in Exhibit Hall
  • 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM Education Session #3
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Education Session #4
  • 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Networking Event in Exhibit Hall

Education Sessions


Complete conference registration includes education sessions, access to the exhibit hall, continental breakfast with first education session, buffet lunch and a ticket to the closing networking event in the exhibit hall.

  • $105 for USGBC-Illinois/ CSI Chicago & Northern IL chapters/ AIA Chicago, $145 for non-members.
  • Networking Happy Hour after the event free to full conference attendees, registered exhibitors/speakers
  • See registration options for exhibit hall and networking event pricing only.
  • Register 

Travel – Click here for CTA and PACE Bus service to the conference.

Exhibit or Sponsor

Who will be there
Architects, specifiers, business professionals, owners, consultants, contractors, facility managers and more who need sustainable solutions and knowledge for today and beyond.

Why you should be there
CSI Chicago and USGBC-Illinois combine years of experience in attracting decision makers at their expos and events. This day will provide education hours needed for professional development, accreditation and licensing, and a networking format for manufacturers and attendees.

Increase your exposure during and after the show with one of many marketing options. If you cannot exhibit this year, a sponsorship will make sure you are recognized both as a company serious about sustainability and a supporter of our organizations.

For more information, please contact either Cathy Beazley, Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) Chicago Chapter at [email protected] or (847) 382-1924 or contact Joan Martin, USGBC – Illinois Chapter at [email protected] or 312-245-8300 x205.





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