In its mission to develop and protect the market by increasing the awareness of the economic, social and environmental benefits of green roofs, green walls and other forms of living architecture, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities leverages events of various sizes across North America to advocate favorable policy support for green roof development.  These events engage a wide variety of stakeholders and educate the general public on the many social, economic and environmental benefits of green roofs and walls.


CitiesAlive Conference

The CitiesAlive Conference is an annual national green roof and wall conference held in major markets across North America.  This multi-day event features presentations, panel discussions, trade show, tours, sustainability events, awards presentations and networking opportunities working to influence policy discussion, development and implementation.

Grey to Green Conference

The Grey to Green Conference is an annual regional sustainability conference with a focus on smaller scale green infrastructure implementation at an urban and regional level hosted by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities and the Green Infrastructure Foundation. This conference offers technical sessions, networking events, and a trade-show.

Local Market Symposia

Local Market Symposia are highly regional events held in emerging markets to advocate for local green roof and wall policy action.  These are single-day events featuring presentations, panel discussions, and a trade show.  The locations for these events are determined with assistance from members and an examination of current green policies.