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

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.

2009 Chicago Conference: Evolution of the Skyscraper

22-23 Oct 2009, Chicago

Tall Buildings have enjoyed two decades of unprecedented development – built in greater number, height and geographical spread than at any time in history.

CTBUH 2008 Moscow Conference: Gaining Height

22-24 Oct 2008, Moscow

Held in the prestigious setting of the Ararat Park Hyatt Hotel Moscow, the 120 delegates in attendance were treated to an inspiring three days of information and cultural exchange.

2008 Dubai 8th World Congress: Tall and Green

3-5 Mar 2008, Dubai

The Congress hosted presentations, seminars and workshops covering virtually every aspect of tall building development, with a particular emphasis on sustainability.

2006 Chicago Conference: Thinking Outside the Box

25-26 Oct 2006, Chicago

The conference theme "Thinking Outside the Box: Tapered, Tilted, Twisted Towers" was addressed by many of the world's leading experts in architecture, engineering and construction.

2006 London Conference: Talking Tall 2

25 Sep 2006, London

Tall buildings are seen as a solution to high demand for city center space, as a tool for urban regeneration and as crucial landmarks to boost the brand identities of towns and cities.