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Explore The World's Best Smart City Events

The number of smart city events - from webinars and smaller smart cities conferences to huge smart city expos and online/offline summits - has increased fast over the past years. This has made it even more difficult to get an overview of the most important and leading smart city events globally.

  • As a solution provider, do not miss out on top smart cities conferences to showcase innovative solutions, new products or to grow your network to generate new leads.
  • As a city or community, inform yourself about new smart city market developments, solutions and trends, and exchange lessons learned and best practices with like-minded municipalities or public sector institutions. 

With our smart city event listing, we help you to identify the most valuable online and offline smart cities conferences, expos and summits. As a partner of several leading events, we can also often provide you with discounts on attending or exhibiting at top smart city conferences and expos.

We look forward to meeting you at one of the next upcoming smart cities events in person!

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June 16, 2021 - Rotterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

URBAN FUTURE Global Conference

The URBAN FUTURE global conference is Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities. But it is also so much more than that. It’s a community of passionate CityChangers from all over the world. Active, passionate and visionary decision-makers – we call them CityChangers – are the ones who drive change and create sustainable urban spaces. The global conference focuses on four core topics: urban mobility, skills & leadership, circular and districts.

Are you making your city greener, happier, healthier, and more sustainable? Let’s get going then! Join the revolution for better cities and be part of UFGC21 in Rotterdam.

June 16, 2021 - Virtual Event

IIoT World’s Smart Cities Day

IIoT World’s Smart Cities Day brings together digital transformation subject matter experts from all over the world to share insights on the changing infrastructure landscape in 2021 and beyond. The main themes of the event are smart cities, smart buildings, and mobility.

During the one-day online event, 40+ subject matter experts will share insights with 2 500+ expected attendees on how cities can achieve their sustainable goals faster; the role of AI/ML and seamless integration in city operations; ROI for smart infrastructure projects; smart buildings operations and analytics system for energy data in smart buildings; urban mobility: trends, players & sustainable solutions for cities.

June 20, 2021 - Singapore

World Cities Summit Singapore

The biennial World Cities Summit (WCS) is an exclusive platform for government leaders and industry experts to address liveable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge new partnerships. In this new decade, cities will face a slew of disruptions arising from climate change, social shifts and new technologies. How cities adapt to these disruptions will be critical for their liveability and sustainability. The World Cities Summit 2020 brings together cities, businesses and experts at the forefront of these issues to discuss how cities can adapt to a disrupted world.

June 22, 2021 - Miami Beach, USA

The Smart City Event

Discover the nearly limitless potential of Smart Cities and how connected solutions will drive city wide improvements, better quality of life for residents, and business opportunity for enterprises.

  • Meet with peers, inside and outside your industry- reduce your time to market
  • Hear about advanced technologies that are driving opportunities in the Smart City sector
  • Explore key use cases in Smart City, Utilities, transportation, and more.

Attend IoT Evolution’s Smart City Event to hear how IoT is driving smart city innovations that are changing the face of today’s modern city. Understand what cutting edge solutions lie ahead and how your company can leverage this opportunity for revenue growth. Hear about IoT solutions that effectively manage municipal water supplies, the value of big data in smart city development, municipal Wi-Fi, new IoT insurance business models that efficiently report and monitor risk factors, enhanced supply chain management, and more.


June 24, 2021 - Webinar

Smart City Talks: ICT Solutions

The last webinar of the series will take place on June 24th, 2 pm - 3 pm, and introduce the ICT Solutions applied within mySMARTLife and European smart city projects MAKING-CITY, POCITYF and STARDUST. Supporting ICT solutions are key to implement Positive Energy Districts and Smart Grids to name a few fields of energy transition. 

The activities carried out within the mySMARTLife project aim at the transition of EU cities towards a new concept of Smart Life and Economy. Take part in the webinar series and learn more about the project’s exploitable results as well as the specific solutions presented in the European smart city projects MAKING-CITY, POCITYF, MatchUP and STARDUST.

The webinar is hosted by the EU-funded project mySMARTLife and Steinbeis—Europa-Zentrum. The language will be English.

July 6, 2021 - Denpasar, INDONESIA

Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS)

The Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and Mayors’ Forum is the region’s premier Summit that brings together one of the largest number of city leaders with the best and brightest in business. Today, cities are increasingly recognised as key influencers, connectors and contributors to the global economy and the Summit is the platform for connection and knowledge exchange.

APCS is focused on bringing business, industry and cities together to enable them to build relationships and effectively contribute to the success and sustainability of our cities into the future. APCS attracts city leaders and key influencers looking to engage with companies who can provide innovative urban solutions to cities.

July 20, 2021 - Online Conference

7th International Conference on Connected Smart Cities

The International Conference on Connected Smart Cities (CSC 2021) aims to provide a cutting-edge and premier annual forum on smart cities. It aims to bring in leading scholars from multiple disciplines (including information systems, computer science, telecommunication engineering, urban studies, and business and economics) to share their ideas, knowledge, and latest research findings related to the main issues concerning the whole ecosystem (e.g. M2M infrastructure, cloud platforms, big data analytics, mobile applications, citizen needs, user engagement, and new business/economic models) of future smart cities.

The conference also aims at discussing the social, behavioral, technical, economic, and environmental impacts of the introduction of smart city applications and services. All forms of relevant research are welcome, including conceptual, theoretical, quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method studies. Papers with an interdisciplinary nature are particularly encouraging.

CSC2021 takes place online from July 20-22, 2021.

August 5, 2021 - Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM


Smart City Asia is a specialized international event dedicated to creating good contributions to the innovation trend in Smart Cities in Vietnam. With the participation of leading enterprises in Vietnam in the field of Smart City as well as the presence of National Pavilions from all over the world, such as Korea, China, Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia ... the exhibition is expected to attract 200 exhibitors with more than 400 booths.

Join Smart City Asia from August 05-07, 2021 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

August 31, 2021 - Hybrid Event

IoT Week 2021


The rising awareness of climate change has caused the popularization of sustainability and the realization that we need to do things not only differently, but better.
As focus shifts to finding solutions to climate issues, technological advancements and innovation present a promising way forward. The Internet of Things promises to facilitate great leaps in our efforts to transform our places and spaces, from homes and offices to entire cities, into sustainable environments.

The 10th International IoT Week will be held in June 2021, from August 31st to September 3rd at the Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland. IoT Week 2021 is the only place in the world where you can:

  • Learn about the art of IoT by participating in more than 180 sessions and events within 4 days
  • Network with key researchers, visionaries, entrepreneurs, and representatives of international bodies
  • Expand your business by meeting and interacting with new business partners among top corporations and industry players
  • Get to know the latest IoT innovations by visiting the Exhibition Area with more than 50 companies and institutions
  • Discover the most outstanding Large Scale Projects funded by the European Commission on the Internet of Things
  • Scout the most promising projects from entrepreneurs and developers at the Hackathon and the IoT Week 2021 Startup competition
The IoT Week 2021 conference will welcome industry leaders, leading researchers, and public service representatives not only from Europe but from around the world to share their views on how the technology can serve society better and identify what are the technological and societal challenges today. Previous editions of IoT Week were held, respectively, in Barcelona, Venice, Helsinki, London, Lisbon, Belgrade, Geneva, Bilbao, and Aarhus. The last edition brought together over 1,500 participants from 50 countries specialized in the IoT domain, including research centers, research projects, large industries, SMEs, developers, standards development organizations, and policymakers, including the European Commission to exchange their knowledge.

September 7, 2021 - Online Conference

7th IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2 2021)

The IEEE International Smart Cities Conference is the flagship IEEE Smart Cities event which brings together practitioners, city policymakers & administrators, infrastructure operators, industry representatives, and researchers to present technologies and applications, share their experiences & views with current and future Smart Cities applications. The conference includes keynote and panel session discussions, tutorials given by experts on state-of-the-art topics, and special sessions on emerging topics with the aim of complementing the regular program.

September 8, 2021 - Atlanta, USA

Smart City Expo Atlanta

Smart City Expo Atlanta is North America's definitive conference for building inclusive 21st century economies. We are the only U.S. edition of Fira Barcelona's Smart City Expo World Congress, the world’s leading conference and expo on smart cities and smart urban solutions.

We convene the world’s leading government officials, CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, venture capitalists, and innovators on how to prioritize social and economic mobility, equitable infrastructure, and human capital in the new “smart city,” one defined by digital transformation, artificial intelligence, early-stage investments, and increased civic engagement.

Join us in redefining “smart” and ensuring equity, prosperity, humanity, inclusion, and justice are on par with blockchain, A.I., IoT, big data, and automation.

September 17, 2021 - Frankfurt, GERMANY

2021 International Conference on Transport and Smart Cities (ICoTSC 2021)

The first International Conference on Transport and Smart Cities gathers researchers from around the world to share the latest advances in the field of Smart Cities, with a focus on Transportation. 2021 International Conference on Transport and Smart Cities(ICoTSC 2021) will be held in Frankfurt, Germany on September 17-19, 2021.

September 21, 2021 - Hybrid Event


As a new communication platform integrated into INTERGEO, SMART CITY SOLUTIONS focuses on the digitalization of the city as a living space. At SCSEXPO, taking place from September 21-23, there will be discussions, impulses and ideas for urban planners, architects and technology groups, as well as the presentation of pioneering concepts from all over the world and from a wide variety of sectors.

INTERGEO is the leading international trade fair for geodesy, geoinformation and land management, focusing on groundbreaking developments and projects in a dynamically developing geo-IT sector.


October 4, 2021 - Hybrid Event

13th International Smart City Expo

Smart City Expo 2021 provides a platform for citizens and organizations to discover emerging Future World Trends in Cities of the Future. Smart City Expo 2021 enables you to understand the Digital Transformation of Urban Services through the utilization of Big Data Analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), Blockchain, 5G, Smart City Financing Models, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence.

Smart City Expo 2021, Dubai is designed for all the people involved in local, state, and Federal government decision-making and analysis. Moreover, this event is also beneficial for private sector companies which want to participate in the development of smart cities.

October 6, 2021 - London, UK

Smart Buildings Show 2021

Smart Buildings Show connects visitors to the latest information and technology in the smart buildings industry.

We will give visitors the information they need to arrive at an informed decision on how to make their intelligent buildings more economic for owners and more functional for occupiers. Smart Buildings Show will take place at ExCeL, London on 6-7 October 2021. Smart buildings deliver services that make occupants productive at the lowest cost and environmental impact over the building lifecycle. To do this requires adding intelligence from the design phase through to the end of the building's useful life. Smart buildings use information technology during operation to connect subsystems, which typically operate independently, so that these systems can share information to optimise total building performance.

Smart Buildings Show 2021 will cover all key aspects of creating and managing a smart building, including:

  • Building automation systems
  • Energy efficiency
  • Lighting and controls
  • Security
  • HVAC
  • Smart meters and monitoring
  • Networks and wireless
  • Software
  • Services and support
  • Building automation and design
  • Building energy management
  • Regulations and consultancy
  • Workplace and wellbeing

October 12, 2021 - Hanoi, VIETNAM

ITU Digital World 2021

Join ITU Digital World 2021, the leading UN tech event for government, industry, and tech SMEs. Connect, exhibit and explore common challenges, share ideas and build partnerships. ITU Digital World offers:

  • A global platform for major industry players, tech SMEs, countries, and organizations
  • International visibility for innovative ICT products, technologies, and solutions
  • High-level debates led by experts on the core issues affecting the ICT sector
  • Targeted networking at all levels of the industry
  • Sharing knowledge and best practice across emerging and developed markets
  • UN recognition as a provider of ICT for sustainable development in the Awards Programm
ITU Digital World 2021 takes place in Hanoi, Vietnam from October 12-15, 2021.

October 12, 2021 - Online Conference

GovTech 2021

GovTech 2021 invites data and technology pioneers to explore the challenges and successes of implementing new and emerging technologies in the public sector. Tech trailblazers and government officials will come together virtually on 12th October 2021 to share knowledge and bridge the gap between policy and cutting-edge technology. Your benefits:

  • A program delivered by leading policymakers and decision-makers across the technology sector
  • The opportunity to solve strategic problems by sharing ideas and solutions with over 300 of your peers
  • GovTech Deployment and GovTech Culture Shift streams to allow delegates to hear targeted content, tailored to their expertise
Join GovTech 2021 - register early for the 2021 edition!

October 17, 2021 - Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


Nothing stops people and tech. The world’s biggest tech enterprises, startups and industry leaders will once again reunite in-person at GITEX 2021. A truly extraordinary edition for an extraordinary year, hosted alongside the spectacular Expo 2020 Dubai this October. World’s biggest tech enterprises, trailblazing startups, powerful investors, and pioneering government leaders will once again come together to breakthrough the uncertainties and plot our world’s stronger, bolder, tech-empowered future. Business opportunities don't come bigger than this. Let's meet at GITEX 2021.

October 21, 2021 - Warsaw, POLAND

Smart City Expo Poland

Smart City is a notion that embraces the entirety of technologies and services that are aimed at the creation of a modern city, friendly to both the environment and its citizens. Bearing this general definition in mind, at Smart City Expo Poland, taking place from October 21-22, 2021 in Warsaw, we present the products and technologies that are designed to ensure better city management and modernization.

In our exhibition halls, you will see equipment and technologies, among others, from the following businesses and sectors: renewable energy sources and methods of energy storage, e-mobility (cars and charging systems), mobile applications for citizens, e-payments, e-office, energy-saving street lighting, closed system management and modern methods of raw materials processing, systems for urban infrastructure management, municipal monitoring systems, tidiness and cleanliness maintenance.

November 9, 2021 - London, UNITED KINGDOM

MOVE 2021


MOVE brings together the people and companies redefining the transport industry around the world. Now in its third year, MOVE has grown to over 10,000 attendees. It has become the event for founders and CEOs of the world’s most influential companies in urban mobility to come together and let us know: what is next. MOVE is the meeting place for the entire mobility community: to do business, make new partnerships, and create the future. MOVE is mobility re-imagined.

MOVE 2021 takes place from November 9-10, 2021 in London.

November 16, 2021 - Hybrid Event, Barcelona, SPAIN

Smart City Expo World Congress

Smart City Expo World Congress comes back to Barcelona to celebrate its powerful 10th-anniversary edition from 16-18 November 2021.

The lessons learned from 2020 will contribute to creating an enhanced hybrid, cross-platform experience. A combined physical event of Smart City Expo World Congress, Smart Mobility Congress, and Retail & Brand Experience World Congress, with a digital platform affording endless opportunities.

March 9, 2022 - New Delhi, India

7th Smart Cities India Expo

Be Part of Smart Cities India 2022 Expo!  Since its launch in 2015, Smart Cities India Expo has developed into Asia’s largest trade fair and conference on this subject. The event is organized by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) & Exhibitions India Group and is scheduled to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from 09-11 March 2022. The expo will feature key verticals that make up the smart city framework of Smart Cities including Buildings, Solar, Transport, Water, etc.


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