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In 2018, the CaGBC is pleased to host the WorldGBC Congress as part of the Building Lasting Change conference in Toronto. The WorldGBC Congress brings together green building councils from all over the world to share advancements in our joint mission to transform the built environment globally.

The International Trade Delegation (formerly the International Program delegates) will have many opportunities to network and learn from WorldGBC speakers and global experts brought to Toronto for the Congress. Trade delegates can also access Canadian exporters and delegates via our one-on-one business-to-business meeting to explore prospects for learning, trade and partnership.



Program Highlights

Monday, June 4

  • Green Building Tours

    Who can go: These tours are for International Trade Delegation participants who purchase a tour ticket (Additional Fee $50 per tour).

    BLC International Trade Delegation - Green Building Tour #1
    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Half Day Bus Tour)
    Guided Tour of Evergreen Brickworks
    Evergreen Brick Works opened its doors in 2010. It is a demonstration hub where the world can experience sustainable practices that enable flourishing cities of the future.
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    BLC International Trade Delegation - Green Building Tour #2
    1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Half Day Walking Tour)
    Waterfront Toronto Tour
    Formally created in 2001, Waterfront Toronto has a 25-year mandate to transform 800 hectares (2,000 acres) of brownfield lands on the waterfront into beautiful, sustainable mixed-use communities and dynamic public spaces.
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Tuesday, June 5

  • Zero Carbon Building Summit and Lunch (included in full conference pass)
  • Building Lasting Change Welcome Reception (included in full conference pass)

Wednesday, June 6

  • Building Lasting Change with WorldGBC Congress
    • – Opening Plenary
      – Education sessions
      Green Business Showcase
        » Guided tours of the Green Business Showcase
      – B2B Meetings

  • Awards Gala Reception and Dinner

Thursday, June 7

  • Building Lasting Change with WorldGBC Congress
      – Education Sessions
      – Lunch Plenary
      – Business to Business Matchmaking Meetings
      – Closing Plenary

Registration now closed.