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Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled a number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for all those wishing to know more about Climate Week NYC.

What is Climate Week NYC?

Climate Week NYC is one of the key summits on the international calendar and has been driving climate action forward since it was first launched by Climate Group in 2009. Climate Week NYC brings together international leaders from business, government, and civil society to showcase the unstoppable momentum of global climate action.

How can I watch Climate Week NYC events?

Climate Week NYC 2022 Hub Live events are now available to watch on demand.

What is a Climate Week NYC Event?

Businesses, governments, academic institutions, arts and music organizations, and nonprofits are encouraged to participate in Climate Week NYC by hosting an event. In Spring 2023, organizations can apply to host an event during the week of Climate Week NYC at their chosen location in New York City or online.

Climate Week NYC events receive a license to use the official Climate Week NYC logos, as well as social media support to assist in promoting their event. Climate Week NYC events are promoted through the official Climate Week NYC and the Climate Group's digital and social media channels.

From hosting panel discussions, to concerts, exhibitions and seminars, organizations and individuals play a pivotal role in advancing commitments, driving awareness and education, and keeping climate action at the top of the global agenda. In 2022, Climate Week NYC was home to over 400 events.

The Climate Week NYC events program is organized through ten event themes including Built Environment, Energy, Industry, Food, Environmental Justice, Transport, Finance, Sustainable Living, Nature, and Policy.

Who can register an official Climate Week NYC Event?

Governments, businesses, academic institutions, community groups, arts and music organizations, nonprofits and individuals are all invited to host Climate Week NYC events. The more events we can convene, the greater reach and impact Climate Week NYC will have. Registration to host an event will open in Spring 2023.

How, when and where will my Climate Week NYC Event be hosted?

Climate Week NYC 2023 will be taking place in New York City between September 17 - 24. Organizations are responsible for finding a venue and organizing their own events. All events must take place within New York City or online.

While Climate Week NYC 2023 is officially taking place between September 17 - 24, if your event falls within a week of these dates, you may still register your event to be listed. 

What are the benefits to becoming an official Climate Week NYC Event?

Once your event has been approved, it will be prepared to be posted on the Climate Week NYC 2023 events calendar.

By registering as an official Climate Week NYC 2023 event, your event will be promoted through the Climate Week NYC and the Climate Group’s digital and social media channels, which have a combined following of over 250,000, putting your organization's profile at the forefront of an internationally recognized event.

How can I attend Climate Week NYC? 

Climate Week NYC offers many opportunities for engagement. Through the Climate Week NYC events program, organizers throughout the city or online will host events during the week. Each event host is responsible for managing the registration and attendance for their events. If you are interested in attending specific events, we encourage you to visit our events calendar which will re-open Summer 2023. You can view the individual contact details for each event and contact the host directly once the list has been published.

Do I have to purchase tickets to attend Climate Week NYC? 

Our mission is to ensure that the Climate Week NYC official events program is open to all. The vast majority of events and activities as part of the official events program are free to access, whether in person or virtual, though some events hosted by third parties may charge a fee if relevant. Details are available on each event's respective page where you will be able to register and contact the event host. 

Our headline event for the Climate Week NYC's main program, the Opening Ceremony is streamed live. And a selection of our Hub Live events will be streamed live and are free to access. 

Where can I view all events happening during Climate Week NYC?

You can view our online events calendar for a full list of events once it's launched in the Spring. The calendar will be updated weekly with new events so be sure to check back regularly. 

Is there a cost associated with registering my Climate Week NYC event?

As a corporation, the cost of registration for an official Climate Week NYC event is $475. This is one-time fee applies to both in-person and virtual events and covers all events that your organization hosts as a part of Climate Week NYC 2023. 

We are asking nonprofits, academic organizations, community groups, startups, and public bodies to make an appropriate donation to the Climate Group in lieu of the $475 registration fee. Further information will be provided upon submission. Please contact us with any questions about the registration fee or waiver eligibility. 

No billing details will be taken in the first stage of the application process.

Is there a deadline to submit events?

Yes, all events must be submitted by September 2023. We advise you to submit your event as soon as possible once applications are available. The earlier we receive an event, the more time we have to promote the event to our audiences. 

Can I register my event if I have not confirmed all of the logistics for it?

Yes, you may submit your event even if you are still confirming venue space, speakers, registration details, etc.

Should you need to make any amendments to your event listing on our website leading up to Climate Week NYC 2023, please email [email protected]

What type of support can Climate Group offer me in planning and promoting my event?

Climate Group’s role is primarily to service the online platform for events to increase their visibility. We typically do not offer support in terms of coordinating logistics, venue space, invites, etc.

Climate Group will promote the Climate Week NYC events program through external channels, including our social media accounts and engagement programs.

When will Climate Week NYC promotional materials be available online?

Climate Week NYC promotional materials are available.

For additional questions that are not listed, please email [email protected].