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Mayor Michael B. Hancock invites you to the 2019 Sustainable Denver Summit

Presented by VF Corporation


We know the road ahead to a sustainable future is challenging, even daunting at times. We know change needs to be accelerated at a systems level and an astonishing scale. We also know that you, our Denver sustainability leaders, have the passion, tools, and know-how to inspire our people and lead that change.

This Summit will reignite your passion for change, help galvanize people to lead, celebrate leadership successes, and give us the tools we need to move forward. We know the vision we want for our future and we know we have the community to make it happen. Let’s come together, let’s lead the change!


The Sustainable Denver Summit is Colorado’s perennially sold out, premier gathering of sustainability champions committed to making their communities and Denver sustainable. The Summit attracts nearly 1000 attendees, over 100 presenters, and more than fifty exhibitors to the Colorado Convention Center. The Sustainable Denver Summit is unique in that it is the launching pad for new Commitments to Action, efforts that local businesses, nonprofits and city agencies promise to make in order to make Denver more sustainable. Summit attendees hear from exceptional speakers, collaborate and network to create and act on sustainability solutions, get behind the wheel of an electric vehicle, and celebrate the Love This Place award winners who are pushing the envelope on sustainability! It is the must-attend sustainability event of the year!


(subject to change)

  • 7:30 - 8:30 AM Check-in, Breakfast, Exhibition Hall

  • 8:30 - 9:45 AM Welcome Address by Mayor Hancock, Presenting Sponsor, Keynote, Mile High Ballroom

  • 9:45 - 10:00 AM Networking Break, Exhibition Hall

  • 10:00 - 10:55 AM Breakout Sessions, 400 & 500 Rooms

  • 10:55 - 11:05 AM Attendees move between breakout rooms

  • 11:05 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout Sessions, 400 & 500 Rooms

  • 12:00 - 1:15 PM Luncheon & Love This Place Awards, Mile High Ballroom

  • 1:15 - 2:00 PM Dessert & Networking, Exhibition Hall

  • 2:00 - 3:30 PM Workshops, 400 & 500 Rooms

  • 3:30 - 5:00 PM Cocktail Reception Exhibition Hall

Interested in sponsoring or joining our exhibit hall? See our sponsor and exhibitor benefits page and contact us at for more information.


The 2019 Summit will provide attendees with opportunities to learn and to interact. Breakout sessions will include several different topic areas including conversations around climate, corporate and community engagement, equity, energy, food, green spaces, mobility, water, and waste and the intersection of these important sustainability areas.

Attendees will have ample opportunity to engage in hands-on workshops or sit back and learn about something entirely new from experts. There will be something for everyone!

Registrant will be asked to select breakout session choices during registration. We suggest you take a look at what the Summit has to offer before you register due to the large amount of choice in content we have this year. If you change your mind about the sessions you would like to attend, you can update your selections up until November 15. Please note we do not suggest this as we often sell out of some of the more popular sessions. Session speakers and details will be added, so please check back on a regular basis.


  • Early Bird Pricing Available through Friday, November 1: $80

  • Regular Pricing Available Saturday, November 2 - Saturday, November 30: $95

  • Last Minute Tickets Available Sunday, December 1 through Wednesday, December 4: $105

  • Last Minute Pricing Available Thursday, December 5: $120

  • Registration fee includes all sessions, exhibit hall access, breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks and closing reception.

  • Student Pricing Available through Saturday, November 30: $65. Inquire by emailing us at

  • A limited number of scholarships are available. For more information, pleae contact us at

Later Event: December 5
ULI: New Member Coffee