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2023 Sustainability Symposium

Wed, 5/24/2023 - 8:00am - 5:30pm

Drexel University

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This year's Sustainability Symposium at Drexel University has concluded. The Green Building United team wants to thank all of our presenters, speakers, volunteers, sponsors, and attendees! Because of you, we were able to showcase some of our region's best ideas, projects, and thinkers, who go to work everyday to make a reality the sustainable future we all deserve. Join us again for next year's Symposium, and be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest events, community updates, trainings, and news from Green Building United.

Thank you!

Event Cost

The Sustainability Symposium is sold out! Please email us at to join the wait list. Thank you for your support!

Members: $180

Non-members: $300

Student/Gov/Non-Profit: $75 (student, government or non-profit email required during registration)

Note: GBU's $150 Chapter Membership reduces your event ticket by $120 and offers many additional benefits, including free small education events worth CEUs.

If you or someone you know is interested in joining us at the 2023 Sustainability Symposium but see the cost of registration as a barrier to participation, please contact us at

Expo Hall

The EXPO Hall is available throughout the day and we encourage attendees to stop by during the Registration, Breakfast, Lunch, and between sessions.

Our sponsors, all of whom will be represented at the EXPO, help to make the Sustainability Symposium possible!

Breakfast & Lunch

A light breakfast will be available during registration and lunch will be provided to all registered participants. More details about meals will be posted as we approach the event.

Symposium Happy Hour

We invite Symposium attendees to join us directly after the conference for a Happy Hour! Donations are always appreciated and help support the ongoing work of Green Building United!

Volunteer Opportunities

We are recruiting volunteers to assist with setup/breakdown, technology, room monitoring, and more. Fill out our Symposium Volunteer form to express interest.

Symposium Location

Please join us for Symposium Registration and Breakfast in the Creese Student Center at 3210 Chestnut St. See map below.

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Where to stay

Coming in from out of town or just want to be closer to campus for event day? Check out hotels nearby here.

Getting to Campus

Symposium Event Location:

Registration will take place at the Drexel University Creese Student Center at 3210 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. See below for transportation options.

If you ride your own bike, there are bike racks available throughout the Drexel University campus, including in front of the Creese Building and the Admissions Visit Center where sessions will take place. Additionally, you can use the Indego Bikeshare program with docking stations located at 3400 Chestnut St and 3318 Market St.

Public Transit:
Several public transportation options are available to get to Drexel University, including the SEPTA subway and bus systems. The SEPTA Market-Frankford Line stops at several locations on or near campus, including 30th Street Station and 34th Street Station. Additionally, several bus routes also serve the area. For more information and schedules, visit SEPTA's website.

Visitors can park in several on-campus garages and lots.

  • Drexel Parking Services has Lot G open to visitors daily. It is located at 3330 Market St. The entrance to this parking garage is on Ludlow Street. 
  • The Parkway parking lot is located at 3051 JFK Boulevard.  
  • There is a Park America parking lot located at 3101 Market St, across the street from the Bossone Research Center. 
  • Arrive University City Garage is located at 3601 Market St.  

For more information on parking visit Drexel's Lot Locations and Map.

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Event Sponsors

Keystone Sponsor

Pillar Sponsor

Bridge Sponsor

Foundation Sponsor

Green Badger


New Ecology



Interested in sponsoring this year's conference? For sponsorship opportunities contact John Ivey, Development Manager, at

Ready to register? Get your tickets here!

Come back soon for more event info and see photos from last year's Sustainability Symposium.

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