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Join the USGBC-Illinois Chapter for the green building event of the year as we honor our industry's shining stars and celebrate our 10th Anniversary! Please support the Chapter at our most important fundraising event and enjoy great food, drinks, music, networking, and a great green venue!
On Thursday, May 10th from 6:00 PM -10:00 PM join USGBC-Illinois at the Green Exchange's Greenhouse Loft for a night of incandescent fun. Celebrate the regional transformation of sustainable communities and help us recognize the leaders in sustainability across Illinois with our inaugural Emerald Awards.
Replacing the Emerald Gala of years past, this year's event will usher the 10th anniversary of the USGBC-Illinois Chapter into the spotlight with drinks, hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, raffle, dancing and the presentation of the Emerald Awards.
Congratulations to the 2012 Emerald Award Winners:
- Board of Directors Award: Northern Illinois Food Bank
- Chapter Mission Award: The Public Building Commission of Chicago
- Individual Leadership Award: Manuel Flores
- Outstanding Organization Award: Wight & Company
- Green Building Innovation Award: Four organizations will be honored with this award in the following categories:
Building Renovation - Inspiration Corporation, Inspiration Kitchen-Garfield Park
Existing Buildings – Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Interior Renovation – BP Brightlights
New Construction – Testa Produce, Inc.
Date and Time:
Thursday, May 10, 2012
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM VIP Event
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Limelight
Greenhouse Loft @the Green Exchange
2545 West Diversey Avenue, Chicago, IL 60647
Raffle: Buy your tickets today by following this link. Split the Pot with USGBC-Illinois! $20/ticket or 6 tickets for $100. You don't have to be present to win.
Limelight 10 for 9 Group Ticket Discount -
One ticket free when you purchase 10!
Chapter Members - $900
Non-Members - $1,350
Chapter Member - $125
VIP Pricing - $175
Non-Member - $175
VIP Pricing - $250
VIP Tickets: Benefits include a VIP reception held prior to Limelight from 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM which will include cocktails and appetizers, and attended by Emerald Award winners, Board Members, Chapter Leaders and other VIP ticket holders. Additionally, you and your organization will be included on the Limelight webpage, in the Limelight event program, you will have a chance to view and bid early on silent auction items.
We hope you can join us as we celebrate 10 years of green building education and advocacy in Illinois!
We have amazing silent auction items for Limelight, follow this link to view some of the items available!
Thank you to our Limelight Sponsors!
At the Benefactor Level:
At the Host Level:
At the Patron Level:
Thank you to our VIP Ticket Holders:
Berg Engineering Consultants
Capstone Turbine Corporation
Full Circle Architects
Green Choice Bank
Northern Illinois Food Bank
Siemens Building Technologies
Two Trails Inc.
VOA Associates, Inc.
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