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Your Guide to the “Must Attend” Energy and Sustainability Events in 2023

Get ready—the 2023 energy and sustainability event circuit is about to begin! Each year, more and more people are talking about sustainability, the carbon economy, and energy efficiency. While we’re 100% behind this, we know that finding and selecting the right mix of events to attend can be overwhelming. The good news is, we’ve now done the work for you!

Check out our round-up of notable energy and sustainability events in North America that should absolutely be on your radar in 2023.

GreenBiz 23

When: Feb 14—16, 2023 in Scottsdale, Arizona
Cost: Advance rate is priced at $3,775

GreenBiz 23 brings together 1,800 sustainable business leaders for a jam-packed 2.5 days of networking and lively discussion around topics like achieving net zero, advancing the circular economy, elevating social justice, safeguarding biodiversity, building resilient supply chains and more. The event also engages leaders beyond the sustainability function, including C-level execs, heads of legal, supply chain, human resources, investor relations and others. Representatives from global Fortune 500 companies across all industries have been known to attend. View past attendee profiles here.



When: Feb 27—Mar 2, 2023 in Grapevine, TX
Cost: Standard, Non-IDEA member rate is $1,995

Hosted by the International District Energy Association (IDEA), CampusEnergy2023 brings together more than 1,100 district energy professionals working in the campus sector for 3.5 days of unparalleled technical content, valuable peer exchange, and robust dialogue in a relaxed, collegial atmosphere. The days are filled with technical content, workshops, panel discussions, and plenty of time to network with peers. Hear from speakers from renowned institutions like Brown University, Cornell University, MIT, Columbia University, The University of Michigan, and more.

Net Zero Forum

When: March 15—17, 2023 in San Antonio, TX
Cost: Early Bird pricing starts at $2,900

Hosted by Smart Energy Decisions, Net Zero Forum delivers 2.5 days of educational sessions focused on critical energy and sustainability management issues, as well as emerging concepts and solutions critical to achieving sustainability targets and emission reduction objectives. Speakers from SSA Marine, The University of Texas, and Lineage Logistics are currently on the schedule to present. No budget? Qualified registrants may even be able to take advantage of the event’s Educational Grant Program to attend for free. For a peek at last year’s registrant stats, click here.



When: April 25—27, 2023 in State College, PA
Cost: $850

Catalyst is EnergyCAP’s national user group conference that offers 3 days of peer networking and empowering sessions on energy and sustainability best practices and market trends. The event is primarily geared towards existing customers of EnergyCAP products, but prospective customers are welcome to attend as well. Topics on the agenda include energy analytics, utility bill management, smart building strategies, along with EnergyCAP product overviews and in-depth training sessions.



When: June 5—8, 2023 in Chicago, IL
Cost: Registration information currently unavailable

Since 1909, the IDEA annual conference has connected members of the district energy industry across the globe to share and advance best practices, enable collaboration and leverage member experience and emerging technologies. The theme of IDEA2023 is “Empowering the Next Generation”, with sessions that focus on decarbonizing and fortifying energy systems to mitigate and prepare for the impacts of climate change, cut emissions, and provide a more robust, resilient and connected local economy.


Environment+Energy Leader Solution Summit

When: July 18—19, 2023
Cost: Registration information currently unavailable

Environment+Energy Leader’s annual Solutions Summit brings together top commercial and industrial decision-makers for a 2-day event providing pragmatic, candid, and engaging discourse around the environment, energy and ESG challenges that companies face today. Last year’s event was held virtually—for access to past sessions, visit here.



When: Oct 24–26, 2023 in San Jose, CA
Cost: Registration information currently unavailable

GreenBiz hosts several sustainability events throughout the year, with VERGE 23 being their primary event focused on climate technology. The 3-day event draws over 4,000 attendees from business, government, solution providers, and startups to work together to address the climate crisis across six strategic areas: clean energy, sustainable transportation, carbon removal, regenerative food systems, net-zero buildings and the startup ecosystem.


AEE World

When: October 25–27, 2023 in Orlando, FL
Cost: 2023 pricing is still yet to be announced, but 2022 Early Bird pricing rate started at $795 for non-members.

The Association of Energy Engineers hosts AEE World to bring energy professionals together to learn about the latest energy-saving strategies, services, and technologies and to offer business and networking opportunities. Professionals in energy and facilities management, building operations, energy consulting, project management and more are expected to attend. The event draws engagement from companies across commercial business, government and municipalities, and educational institutions.

Did we miss any? Let us know!