World Green Infrastructure Congress 2023

World Green Infrastructure Congress 2023

Join us at the World Green Infrastructure Congress (WGIC), taking place 27-29 June, 2023 in Berlin. Register here.

After six years, the World Green Infrastructure Congress 2023 (WGIC) will be held in Berlin again from 27 to 29 June 2023! The last World Congress, also held in Berlin, was fully booked, with over 800 participants from 44 countries. To follow up on the successful event in 2017, this years congress will be available in person and online to provide various opportunities to participate.

This multi-day event aims at planners, contractors, local-, state- and federal politicians, investors and companies in the sector, concerning the greening of buildings (greening of roofs, façades and indoor areas) with the associated accompanying topics (e. g. urban climate, rainwater management, sustainability). 
During day one and two, there are presentations by more than 100 speakers from 29 countries, dealing with various topics around green infrastructure on a global level.

On day three, there is the possibility to participate in field excursions in the city of Berlin.

The congress offers:

      • More than 100 speakers from different countries

      • More than 40 exhibitors at the accompanying exhibition

      • More than 20 cooperation partners

      • Knowledge transfer of greening of buildings (greening of roofs, façades and indoor areas)

      • Showing of best practice examples Transfer of knowledge by industry experts from Germany and abroad in parallel series of lectures and discussion rounds

      • Networking. Meeting point. Addressing new target groups

      • Interdisciplinary exchange of experience between city representatives, architects, city planners, urban water developers, industrial and property representatives, manufacturers, processors, researchers, associations, politicians and other interested parties.

    Take a look at the trailer for WGIC 2023 see what you can expect!

    Register here.
    View the full program here.
    View the event flyer here.

    Sponsors and congress partners: The event is presented by Bundesverband GebäudeGrün e.V. (BuGG), supported by international and national partners, as well as 23 congress and 10 media partners.

    For more information, please consult our website:


    World Green Infrastructure Congress 2023

    Date: 27. – 29. June 2023

    Venue: MOA Berlin – Mercure Hotel Stephanstraße 41 10559 Berlin

    Find more information, registration & how to become a partner here.


    WGIN will present the 2023 Global Awards for best green infrastructure practice at the World Green Infrastructure Congress in Berlin 27 – 29 June 2023.

    The WGIN Awards will acknowledge four categories.

    1. Built Environment Green Infrastructure (green roofs & green walls)
    2. Urban Landscape Green Infrastructure
    3. Research Green Infrastructure
    4. Policy Green Infrastructure

    Award Category Submissions

    Nominations open on 27 February 2023 and close on 31 May 2023.

    Submission Forms for each Award Category can be downloaded, as follows:

    1. Built Environment Green Infrastructure – two award categories:
      – Green Roof Project Award:
      – Green Wall Project Award:
    2. Urban Green Infrastructure Award:
    3. Research on Green Infrastructure Award:
    4.  Policy for Green Infrastructure Award:

    WGIN Award Conditions of Entry:

    • Nominations submitted by or on behalf of WGIN National Association members will be judged.
    • Each National Association member can nominate a maximum of two submissions for each award category.
    • Category submissions must have been completed; published or implemented after 01 January 2023.
    • National Association members can nominate award submissions from their own nation or from any other nation. There is no restriction on where the project; research or policy originated and was completed. National members are encouraged to choose nominations that are based on merit and efficacy.
    • Once submissions have been received by WGIN, they will be judged on merit by the WGIN judging panels; submissions may be promoted on the WGIN website prior to each category winner being announced at the World Green Infrastructure Congress. The winners for each category will receive a trophy and will also be promoted globally over the following year.

    Further Information:

    Contact your National Association for more information.

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