Rock legends Bon Jovi will perform before thousands of green building professionals and community members to launch the upcoming Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the USGBC announced this morning. Greenbuild will take place Nov. 20-22, 2013, in Philadelphia. Registration is currently open.

“We’re thrilled to help kick off Greenbuild 2013 in Philadelphia this year,” said Jon Bon Jovi, lead singer, Bon Jovi, “and to celebrate the environment, the mission of green building, and those at the forefront.”

The concert is part of Greenbuild’s opening plenary celebration taking place the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at the Liacouras Center. The event will also feature a keynote address from the Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton. The three-day conference will take place at the LEED Gold certified Pennsylvania Convention Center, and shuttles from the convention center will be available to take conference attendees to the opening event.

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Editor’s note:’s parent company Hanley Wood recently entered into a strategic partnership with USGBC regarding the management of the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. For more information on that relationship, click here.