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 benefits of green roofs and walls.

In 2019, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities will be touring a variety of local and regional events across North America, details on dates, locations, and engagement opportunities can be found below.

Events Overview

Local Events

Local Market Seminar/Symposia are local events held in emerging markets to advocate for local green roof and wall policy action. These are single-day events feature presentations, panel discussions, and a small trade show.

Regional Events

The Grey to Green Conference is an annual regional green infrastructure conference with a focus on implementation at the urban/regional level. This conference offers technical sessions, networking events, and a trade-show.

National Events

The CitiesAlive Conference is a multi-day national conference held in major green roof and wall markets across North America featuring presentations, panel discussions, trade show, tours, awards presentations and networking opportunities.


2019 North American GReen Infrastructure Tour

This year, GRHC is planning three Grey to Green Conferences, in Toronto, the Twin Cities, and the Washington DC/Baltimore area; as well as nine Seminar/Symposia events.

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