Chapter Partners



Searle Funds at the
Chicago Community Trust
















Greening the Heartland

GTH2013 is the 10th anniversary of the premier annual conference on green building and sustainability programs in the Midwest. The conference has a tradition of providing both lively dialogue on issues of environmental importance along with tangible, proven approaches for green building projects and sustainable development.

Featuring interesting keynote speakers and multi- track accredited educational sessions, GTH2013 promises to provide a variety of benefits for both businesses and individuals to learn, exchange ideas, and discuss opportunities within our Midwest environmental context.

The 2013 Greening the Heartland Conference seeks to provide partners in all areas of the green building industry the opportunity to sharpen their skills, increase knowledge, and meet other professionals.


Hearland Map with USGBC Chapters 

Mission Statement

Our focus is to present tangible, real world information and proven accomplishments and approaches.   

Attendees will gain understanding of today's critical issues related to sustainable building and operations, and learn how to apply this knowledge.