ALL CTBUH Conferences

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.

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Past Conferences

2016 China Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner

13 May 2016, Shanghai

The inaugural CITAB-CTBUH China Tall Building Awards were held at Shanghai Tower culminating with Bund SOHO winning China Best Tall Building Overall Award.

2015 Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner

12 Nov 2015, Chicago

The CTBUH 2015 Award Winners are recognized at the CTBUH 14th Annual Awards Symposium, Ceremony & Dinner, organized in conjunction with the Illinois Institute of Technology.

CTBUH 2015 New York Conference

26-30 Oct 2015, New York City

After a post-recession hiatus in tall building construction in many countries lasting several years, numerous cities are again resurgent.

CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference

16-19 Sep 2014, Shanghai

The survival of humanity relies on a repositioning of our cities to develop them beyond a collection of disparate icons, towards a connected Sustainable Vertical Urbanism.

2013 Awards Symposium

7 Nov 2013, Chicago

In its fourth year, the CTBUH’s free Awards Symposium was expanded to a full day event, bringing in presentations from four of the Finalist projects and the Innovation Winners.

2013 London Conference: Height & Heritage

11-13 Jun 2013, London

In the midst of two decades of unprecedented tall building development globally, Europe has increasingly embraced the skyscraper, even in cities seen as “anti-tall.”

2012 Awards Symposium

18 Oct 2012, Chicago

In its third year, the annual free Awards Symposium was held the day before the Annual Awards Dinner & Ceremony.

2012 Shanghai Congress: Asia Ascending

19-21 Sep 2012, Shanghai

The Shanghai Congress drew a wide variety of industry professionals from all over the globe with over 800 attendees from 430 companies and 43 countries.

2011 Awards Symposium

3 Nov 2011, Chicago

For the second year, the CTBUH has organized a free afternoon Awards Symposium to precede the annual Awards Ceremony & Dinner.

2011 Seoul World Conference: Why Tall?

10-12 Oct 2011, Seoul

The CTBUH 2011 World conference shed new light on the meaning and value of tall buildings in the modern society.

2010 Awards Symposium

21 Oct 2010, Chicago

For the first time, the CTBUH organized an Awards Symposium for the winners preceding the annual Awards Dinner.

2010 Mumbai World Conference: Remaking Sustainable Cities

3-5 Feb 2010, Mumbai

Rapid urbanization of developing countries such as India and China over the past decade have resulted in almost 200,000 people migrating from rural to urban regions every day.