ABX & Greenbuild Together in Boston
By Jorge Guarin, Outreach and Education EcoFellow
This November, several CET employees had the exciting opportunity to be a part of the ABX & Greenbuild Expo and Conference in Boston. It was the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, and an amazing occasion to learn from innovative organizations, create partnerships, and increase CET’s impact. Most of CET’s participation took place at the expo hall, where our team members Morgan, Peggy, Allison, Amy, and Paulina connected with hundreds of professionals during the 3-day expo. However, CET’s involvement could not be complete without attending the educational sessions and supporting sustainability efforts.
The Expo hosted more than 25,000 attendees, who had access to more than 800 vendors, including CET. The vendors represented dozens of industries such as health & wellness, wood, intelligent building, water, and net zero building. These industries were represented by local and international organizations, but also by some of the most important companies in the green building realm.
The non-profit sector was well represented by CET, including staff from our High Performance Building program and EcoBuilding Bargains. Developers, business owners, service providers, and other professionals showed interest in our work, and some will begin working with us to reduce their carbon footprints. Furthermore, the expo was a great way to learn about the most innovative products and services in the industry and start the conversation on how they can be incorporated into our work.