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February 18, 2019

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV

Register for the 2019 Sustainability Symposium

Green Builder Media is proud to present our third annual Sustainability Symposium on February 18, 2019 in Las Vegas. 

The Symposium has established a reputation for being one of the most innovative, inspiring, and fun sustainability events of the year, drawing an influential national audience of esteemed sustainability professionals, business executives, building professionals, elected officials, city planners, students, and national media.

The Sustainability Symposium 2019: The Desert Shall Bloom agenda is packed with global leaders and luminaries—it’s a not-to-miss event!

New this year!  Green Builder Media Sustainability Awards dinner on February 17,  6:00 p.m. at Mr. Chow in Caesars Palace

Green Builder Media’s annual Sustainability Awards recognizes the industry’s most authentic, advanced, beautiful, sustainable projects and the professionals who design and construct them.  

Join us at this exclusive dinner as we recognize progress and innovation within the building community, and don’t miss the opportunity to network with Symposium speakers, sponsors, and VIPs, as well as the industry’s leading sustainability professionals.

Register for Sustainability Awards Dinner

For more information about the Sustainability Symposium 2019: The Desert Shall Bloom, contact Sara Gutterman at sara.gutterman@greenbuildermedia.com.   


“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature.
It will never fail you.”

—Frank Lloyd Wright


Reasons Why You Should Attend

  • Experience a fascinating and unique blend of internationally recognized presenters
  • Participate in the industry’s most interesting and inspiring event of the year!
  • Learn from global leaders about important sustainability trends, technologies, and strategies
  • Glean ideas for your company about how to simultaneously increase your sustainability and profitability
  • Network with like-minded professionals to explore the most important topics of our time

Our Speakers

The Sustainability Symposium 2019: The Desert Shall Bloom agenda is packed with illustrious leaders.  Don’t miss the opportunity to experience opening remarks from Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges; keynotes from General Wesley K. Clark (ret.), internationally renowned eco-film Director/Producer Susan Kucera, and trailblazing venture capitalist Andrew Beebe; intriguing insights from Caesars Entertainment Chief Sustainability Officer Gwen Migita; and an unforgettable closing session as Green Builder Media President Ron Jones goes one-on-one with the legendary NBA star and Giant of Sustainability, Bill Walton, in what promises to be a raucous, provocative, and wildly entertaining exchange.

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A welcoming message from Jeff Bridges, Academy Award winning actor, singer, producer, and committed climate advocate


General Wesley Clark, retired four-star general, Presidential advisor, investment banker, author, and fervent climate action advocate

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Bill Walton, NBA All-Star and passionate sustainability advocate


Susan Kucera, award-winning Director and Producer of eco-films, including “Living in the Future’s Past” (co-produced with Jeff Bridges)

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Andrew Beebe, trailblazing venture capitalist, Managing Director at Obvious Ventures

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Ron Jones, President Green Builder Media and industry provocateur


Gwen Migita, Chief Sustainability Officer, Caesars Entertainment

Kim Shanahan

Kim Shanahan, Executive Director Santa Fe Area Home Builders Association and leading national water expert

Our Sponsors

Ingersoll Rand
Owens Corning

Our Partners

City of Las Vegas
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2019 Symposium Updates

2018 Symposium Page

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2017 Symposium Page