5th - 6th OCT
In-Person & Virtual.
CORPORATE PARTNERS INCLUDING PROFESSIONAL GROUPS AND SPONSORS
ATTENDEES AT THE MINIMUM STREAMING SUMMIT ACROSS ONLINE CHANNELS
ON-SITE PARTICIPANTS FOR THE PLENARY AND BREAKOUT SESSIONS
HIGHLY QUALIFIED INDUSTRY EXPERTS TO SPEAK AND SHARE EXPERIENCES
The aim of this summit is to reduce the negative impact of real estate projects on the environment whilst conserving natural resources. To have the desired impact, projects must be designed to maximize energy saving and minimize construction costs by using less energy and water.
Ghana has great potential to implement and benefit from a well-developed green built environment. In the near future, greenness will rank far higher on purchase and letting decisions of prospective property owners.
Real estate and marketing consultant Cyril Nii Ayitey Tetteh, birthed the idea for the summit after realizing a gap in the thought leadership space - a need to spark conversation on the opportunities and challenges in Ghana's green built environment.
With the inaugural even far exceeding expectations, key stakeholders engaged participants and made recommendations that would create a conducive environment to support green building in Ghana. The sensitization took the shape of presentations, demonstrations, panel discussions and Q&A segments.
GGBS 2022 - Hybrid
The Annual Ghana Green Building Summit (GGBS) was created in 2017 to evaluate Ghana’s green building needs and tailor local solutions in design, ﬁnance, and policy.
In the past four editions, prior speakers have included ministers of state, policy makers, international development agencies, industry experts and professional associations. GGBS was awarded the Green Event of The Year at the 2019 Ghana Property Awards.
We have engaged 2,000+ stakeholders from 50+ countries and created allied interventions like the Green Living Dialogues.
Why a hybrid summit?
The saying “never waste a good crises” best applies to our 2020 virtual edition, which though borne out of the COVID-19 pandemic, showed us that we could expand our outreach virtually.
What was intended to be a Ghanaian and to some extent an African event extended far and beyond Africa as we were joined by attendees from as far as Australia through Japan, Bangladesh, Canada, USA to Zanzibar, a total of 27 countries joined the Summit in 2020.
So, while we are now better equipped to manage an in-person event through stringent COVID 19 protocols, we will combine that with streaming to our international audience in our first hybrid event, offering a delightful experience to both audiences.
Over the past four editions, GGBS has dedicated each year to a particular element of green buildings with material, design, and operations management being the themes for the past three editions respectively.
Our interest, this year, is to carve conversation points around issues that resonate with our audience while offering practical solutions. We place a great deal of value on the feedback from our patrons and two concerns have stood out. While awareness and interest has been stirred, with private individuals and corporates looking to go green, affordability and other community issues like absence of green social spaces, reliable transportation, robust infrastructure, increased traffic, and pollution have been some of impediments to the holistic development of green buildings and creation of livable cities.
Providing practical solutions is what inspired this year’s theme: Re-imagining affordable housing and livable cities through green solutions.
How the 2-day schedule looked like?
The Summit will take place over 2 days.
Summit - There will be short presentations, panel discussions and project demos in the tentative schedule below.
In addition, there will be:
Expo – Space within the summit grounds where corporate partners and green innovators can promote their business. The Expo will run concurrently with the summit
Gala Dinner and Awards Night – A celebration of 5 years of impact and awards to winners of our partner’s Green Building Design Competition.
Site Tour – Visit to a green building development by delegates to have a firsthand look and feel experience.
DAY 1 - October 5th
MC Opens / Welcome Message
Reimagining Affordable Material
Reimagining Affordable Construction Models
Reimagining Affordable Funding
Key Note Address
Guest of Honour Speech
Mayors Round Table
Funding Affordable Green Housing
Lunch + Networking
DAY 2 - October 6th
Re-imagining liveable Cities through Green Cities
Panel Discussion- Is Affordable Green Housing Attainable?
Presentation & Panel - Circularity in the Built Environment:
The Role of Green Energy, Waste, Recycling and Electric Vehicles.
Official Closing + Lunch + Networking
Gala Dinner and Awards Night
*Please note that all timings are in GMT / Ghana Time / UTC +0