Why Attend

As the recognized international authority on tall buildings, CTBUH conferences differ significantly from the many commercial conferences now being held around the world, in terms of both quality of knowledge-sharing and networking opportunities. CTBUH events offer a wide variety of benefits to attendees, speakers, and sponsors:

  • Learn from distinguished experts on the latest in tall buildings, infrastructure and urban development
  • Gain knowledge and insight in the latest thinking on sustainability
  • Network with top, internationally-influential leaders in the industry
  • Develop collaborative partnerships and business leads
    • Gain company recognition through face-to-face interaction with business leaders
  • Gain company recognition through face-to-face interaction with business leaders
  • Earn Continuing Professional Education Credits
    • Registered professionals may accumulate CES credits during some of the regional events.
  • Better understand global and local business opportunities
  • Promote your company through sponsorship
  • Influence best-practice thinking and policy making
    • Take advantage of the ability to take part in seminal discussions that will shape how the tall building industry approaches important criteria, policies, standards and approaches to development, construction and demolition.
  • Get a local perspective on global issues and explore robust granular solutions
  • Get insider knowledge on seminal tall buildings and urban spaces (completed and under construction)
    • Get inspired by the techniques in place at the year’s most exciting projects and share them with colleagues at your headquarters.
  • Enjoy live in-person networking
  • Participate in the multi-national, multi-disciplinary network of the CTBUH

Who Should Attend

Colleagues from all disciplines with a connection to tall buildings and urban habitat are encouraged to attend, including the following professions:

  • Building Owners & Managers
  • Building Funders & Developers
  • Building Occupiers & Tenants
  • Contractors & Construction Firms
  • National & Local Government Officials
  • Code & Regulatory Authorities
  • Architects & Urban Planners
  • Engineers (all disciplines)
  • Cost Consultants & Surveyors
  • Insurers & Legal Firms
  • Project/Construction Managers
  • Fire & Life Safety Professionals
  • Geotechnical/Foundation Firms
  • Transport, Infrastructure & Landscape Companies
  • Material & Building System Suppliers
  • Building Façade Design Firms
  • Elevator Consultants/Suppliers
  • Energy Companies
  • NGOs & Academics

See Attendance Statistics from the 2019 10th World Congress
Read the Industry Endorsement


Justify Your Attendance

Attending the CTBUH 2021 International Conference, “The Future City: Addressing Carbon, Climate & Societal Crises,” can position your company for participation in the most important conversations about sustainable vertical urbanism happening worldwide. Connections established at the conference can lead to fruitful partnerships and collaborations. Please feel free to download the provided Conference Justification Kit, which includes a list of benefits and a customizable justification letter to present to your company to show them the value of joining the conference this fall.