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Explore The World's Best Smart City Events

The number of smart city events - from smaller smart cities conferences to huge smart city expos and 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 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. Check out the premium events for discounts! We look forward to meeting you at one of the next upcoming smart cities events in person!

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June 10, 2020 - 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.






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May 28, 2020 - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA

Smart Cities

Smart Cities is an annual conference hosted by Infrastructure Magazine. The event highlights the tools, technologies and people working to make our cities smarter, more efficient, better places to live. Hear from industry leaders, connect with colleagues and gain new ways of thinking about the cities of the future.

Truly smart cities have an established plan for what they want to achieve; and they use technology as the enabler for the changes they want to effect, rather than the reason for change itself. The smart city conversation has moved beyond the metropolis, and now relates to suburbs, neighbourhoods and towns as much as our biggest cities. We now understand that there’s as much work to be done at the micro level, as well as the macro level. Smart cities are moving their focus towards the wellbeing of community members as their key performance indicator, and are working to create functional environments that provide benefits for every citizen.






June 2, 2020 - Online Event

SMART CITIES SUMMIT

How do cities plan for population growth whilst meeting carbon reduction plans? What can city leaders do to ensure that the next stage of city development is inclusive & improves liveability? How can cities prepare for a post COVID-19 world? Just some of the questions that will be up for discussion & debate at the first edition of Smart Cities Sofa Summit. Bringing together city leaders from across the globe to showcase how smarter cities will lead the way to a healthier & more sustainable future.






June 3, 2020 - Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC

URBIS SMART CITY FAIR

URBIS SMART CITY FAIR brings a smart combination of a trade fair and an exclusive conference programme, where leaders in the field of Smart City will be introduced. In the course of two days dozens of representatives of Central European cities and municipalities and leaders in innovations will meet with one goal – to share experience, ideas and examples of specific solutions, how to correctly develop a Smart City concept in cities. Come and present your technology, vision and solutions, draw inspiration and bring new partners on board. Choose from a wide range of specific solutions that will make your town or municipality a nicer place to live. The event welcomes Leaders in Innovation, Suppliers of Solutions for Municipal Authorities, Start-ups, Region, Towns, Municipalities, Micro-regions and European Groupings and active citizens!






June 9, 2020 - Surabaya, INDONESIA

Indonesia International Smart City Expo & Forum

Indonesia has one of the largest economies in Southeast Asia and is one of the emerging market economies of the world. With the 98 cities and 416 regencies which now developing into smart cities, Indonesia will be the greatest Smart Nation country in the future. Indonesia International Smart City Expo & Forum 2020 is your entrance to take the vast opportunities to be the players in Indonesia promising smart city market. We invite you to join our common forum to share your innovative smart city ideas, studies, visions, products, projects and brands related to our plan to develop Smart Cities in Indonesia.






June 9, 2020 - London, UK

Smart to Future Cities

Smart to Future Cities is co-located with Smart Transportation and Mobility in the lead up to London Tech week. With shared keynotes, roundtables and exhibition you can expect enriched content, bigger speakers and more opportunity to connect to the smart city community. Listen to in-depth knowledge straight from thought leaders using data, IoT and AI for effective smart city solutions. Focussed on bringing practical, scalable solutions to local authorities with networking opportunities aimed around solving the specific issues your local authority is facing.






June 9, 2020 - Singapore

NXTAsia 2020

Asia’s largest Infocomm, media and Technology event, has been established for 3 decades and showcases the latest smart technologies and trends that are shaping Asia’s digital future. Empowering the Digital Economy is the theme for our next edition from 9-11 June 2020 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. NXTAsia is Asia's definitive event that showcases emerging technologies and enterprise solutions. A comprehensive global showcase awaits at NXTAsia - including AI, VR/AR, Blockchain, Big Data, Cloud, 5G, Cybersecurity, IoT and Smart Cities. NXTAsia is the must-attend event for conglomerates, enterprises and start-ups and government representatives.






June 9, 2020 - Singapore

ConnecTechAsia

Demonstrate, discuss, and discover the latest technologies that empower the digital economy at Asia’s Leading Infocomm Media and Technology Event. Share your thoughts and exchange views on how technology can bring about the next wave of change in the world’s economy. All in a single venue in 2020—in conjunction with Smart Nation Innovation Week (SNIW)—ConnecTechAsia welcomes you to be part of Asia’s largest tech showcase.






June 11, 2020 - Paris, FRANCE

VivaTech

VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation. It’s a gathering of the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products taking place in Paris. From top speakers and exhibitions to open innovation and live experiences, VivaTech is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society.






June 18, 2020 - Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

TNW Conference 2020

TNW is a two-day technology festival that brings together many of the best digital minds to predict, discuss and invent the future. Over the past 14 years, TNW has grown to be one of Europe’s leading technology events. TNW 2019 brought over 15,000 people to this festival for entrepreneurs, developers, marketing managers, CEOs, and over 3,500 companies from all over the world. Conference tracks and stages tie together inspiring keynotes from tech leaders, bestselling authors, futurists, and entrepreneurs. Some of the previous speakers included Guy Kawasaki, Tim Ferris, Nir Eyal, Larry Sanger, Gillian Tans, Alexis Ohanian, Julie Zhuo, Kevin Kelly, Casey Neistat, Anjali Sud, Gary Vaynerchuk, Ray Chan and many more.






June 18, 2020 - Curitiba, BRAZIL

Smart City Expo Curitiba

Having been established as the event of reference for cities in Barcelona, Smart City Expo has been transported around the world. The Curitiba local edition is adapted to the specific needs and interests of the host city, and provides a unique meeting point for the whole smart city ecosystem. Corporate leaders, public representatives, entrepreneurs, experts and academics from all around the globe come together to learn from each other, share experiences, talk about best practices, and open new paths for international collaboration. The event is based around the values of social inclusion, sustainability and empowerment, and is dedicated to promoting awareness, understanding and critical reflection on the smart urban revolution.






June 22, 2020 - Toronto, CANADA

Collision

Collision is the fastest-growing tech conference in North America. Now in its sixth year, Collision has grown to over 30,000 attendees. Following the lead of our European event Web Summit, Collision has become a crossroads for the world’s most influential founders, CEOs, journalists, investors, and policymakers.






June 23, 2020 - Mérida, MEXICO

Smart City Expo Latam Congress

The largest forum for reflection, linkage, inclusion and action, in responding to urban challenges.

  • International visibility of a new trademark - Through making new products and solutions known to potential clients and partners.
  • Generation of networking and strategic alliances - Through the opportunity to collaborate with the key decision-makers and transformation actors.
  • Sharing ideas, knowledge and innovation - In special places, through exhibition of new trademark projects to the public, as well as to organizations and representatives of different Latin American cities.






June 24, 2020 - Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

IMPACT>MOBILITY 2020

Mobility as a Service is set to revolutionise the sustainability efficiency and convenience of transportation systems. However, to make this a reality it is imperative that public and private stakeholders come together. 2020 is the year where Europe’s biggest cities are piloting major projects, regulating mobility and selecting long-term MaaS technology and operating partners.

With 300 attendees, and 50% from the public sector Impact>Mobility connects senior executives and decision makers to move the ecosystem beyond pilots, towards a profitable and scalable model for mobility. Forget big picture trends, it’s about the business realities of building and operating mobility services for both private and public stakeholders. Built around best practices, data strategies and case studies, it will focus on 3 key areas: Monetization & Partnerships ; Scalability & Operations and Ridership & Customer Experience.






July 1, 2020 - Taipei, TAIWAN

2020 SMART CITY SUMMIT & EXPO

As artificial intelligence technology develops, the applications begin to play a key role in government delivery of citizen services. Smart cities are entering to a new phase of Smart City 2.0 by integrating AI as well as IoT technologies into services. SCSE is Asia-Pacific’s most comprehensive Smart City event, and the most prestigious IoT solution fair in Taiwan. The event takes place from July 1-4 in Taipei.






July 1, 2020 - Amsterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

IoT Tech Expo Europe

Europe’s leading IoT Conference Series; the IoT Tech Expo Europe will be exploring the latest innovations within the Internet of Things and covering the impact it has on many industries including Manufacturing, Transport, Supply Chain, Insurance, Logistics, Government, Energy and Automotive. The fifth annual Europe event will host 4 co-located events covering IoT, Cyber Security & Cloud, Blockchain and AI & Big Data, with 10,000 attendees expected to attend including CTO’s, Head’s of Innovation and Technology, IT Directors, Developers & Start-Up’s, OEM’s, Government, Automotive, Operators, Technology Providers, Investors, VCs and many more.






July 8, 2020 - Florence, ITALY

Urban Planning & Architectural Design for Sustainable Development – 5th Edition

For a city to grow into a sustainable city, it must be designed with consideration of the environmental impact, for example, decreasing traffic congestion and using sustainable materials in construction. A commitment to sustainable architecture encompasses all phases of a building including the planning, building, and restructuring. Sustainable development is the development that meets the needs of today and doesn’t adversely affect the future generations. Sustainable urban planning involves many disciplines including architecture, engineering, environmental science, materials science, transportation, and technology among others.

In this regard, IEREK organizes the 5th edition of the International conference on Urban Planning and architectural Design for Sustainable Development which follows the success of the previous editions in 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019 to discuss the concept of sustainable development and the different approaches that have become essential to modern development and energy efficiency. The UPADSD conference will be a great opportunity to improve your knowledge and career, and to meet researchers, professors, architects and urban planners from all over the world.






July 11, 2020 - Cambridge, USA

MIT Future Cities Bootcamp

Do you want to have an active part in the building of the city of the future; to generate solutions for technologically advanced, well-designed and socially equitable urban environments? At the MIT Future Cities Bootcamp, you will deep dive into technical advancements and future-thinking that will lead the next generation of urban development. The Bootcamp is an accelerated-learning program by MIT Bootcamps for students to learn and practice methodologies to advance ideas and create innovative ventures based on principles taught at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning.






August 18, 2020 - Mumbai, INDIA

Smart Urbanation

Smart Urbanation collocated with Smart Cities Summit is India's leading platform for government and private stakeholders to dialogue and derive decisive ways to outline India's urban reality and future strengthened with technological revolution. The Summit is a highly interactive conference and expo, showcases cutting-edge technologies, real-world solutions and proven strategies that India needs to build more livable, workable, sustainable cities.






September 2, 2020 - Singapore

Smart Cities & Buildings Asia (SCB Asia)

Back again in 2020 as the region’s leading exhibition for Smart Technologies and Solutions, SCB Asia will continue to showcase the latest technologies in smart facility management, security & surveillance, smart construction, Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city adoption to create a technologically-advanced liveable city. SCB Asia is part of the International Built Environment Week (IBEW) 2020, that will take place on 1 to 4 September 2020.

Organised by the Building Construction Authority of Singapore and jointly presented with 12 Trade Association and Chambers (TACs), IBEW is the region's first built environment event that provides a shared platform to showcase progressive firms and innovative technologies across the entire built environment value chain.






September 3, 2020 - Copenhagen, DENMARK

Nordic Smart Cities 2020

Nordic Smart Cities conference offers you the opportunity to hear from 50+ speakers across 4 stages with over 800 minutes of content and networking. Whether you are interested in hearing from politicians, smart city project leaders, academia or industry then we have something for you.






September 8, 2020 - London, UK

Urban Regeneration and Sustainability 2nd Edition

Following the success of the 1st Edition international conference on “Urban Regeneration and Sustainability”, this year's 2nd edition will address all the aspects of the urban environment. Urban regeneration is discussed thoroughly in this conference, by rendering it as a process and a strategy that aims to transform and renovate areas in hopes of upgrading public housing, public buildings, private buildings, infrastructure, and services. IEREK is organizing this conference to help establish better and more efficient solutions and plans to help solve such rapidly growing challenges within countless numbers of cities around the world by viewing different aspects and solutions that are offered and discussed throughout the conference.

This conference also provides a context for a general debate between the researchers and the audience to help everyone understand the importance of addressing the challenges that have been recently increased with the rapid growth of urbanization and how to solve them efficiently.






September 15, 2020 - Montréal, CANADA

2020 Wellbeing Cities Forum

As the world urbanizes, cities are increasingly facing challenges of public health, economic development, social inequality, and environmental degradation. Urban leaders need to take an active role and transform urban life by placing wellbeing at the heart of their policy and planning. We aim to encourage and highlight global initiatives to give rise to the wellbeing movement bringing together all urban players (public, private and non-profit sectors). The Forum is a 2-day global event that brings together and rewards cities shaping urban wellbeing. A community of 250 international contributors will meet in Montreal, QC, to celebrate the laureates of the Wellbeing Cities Award as well as to showcase, discuss, and debate existing solutions to extend wellbeing in cities everywhere.






September 16, 2020 - Birmingham, UK

FUTURE RESOURCE

Welcome to the UK's leading sustainability event, connecting businesses that aspire to be greener & more sustainable. this is an incredible opportunity not only to find over 200 of Europe's top suppliers from sectors such as Renewable Energy, Zero Emissions, Water Tech, Energy from Waste and more all under one roof. It’s your chance take advantage of free consultations and demonstrations of the products that will provide your business with that crucial competitive edge.

A plethora of the industry’s most successful names will be on hand to deliver all of the hows whats and whys, on their ascension to the forefront of water & energy sectors. Find advice and ideas for every speciality, whether that’s AI, VR, Automation, 3D Technology, Software Development and Media Intelligence, Promotional Branding, Engagement, Data, Visual Presentation, Social, Search, Outsourcing or beyond.






September 22, 2020 - Stavanger, NORWAY

Nordic Edge Expo

Nordic Edge Expo is a platform that brings together the different players in the field and encourages cross-sector cooperation. Always with one aim in mind: Find answers to the current and future challenges of different-sized communities. At Nordic Edge Expo you will learn from the best and acquire updated knowledge from decision makers from cities and municipalities, smart technology providers, change-making companies, start-ups, universities and dynamic organisations. You will meet investors, innovators and decision makers from both the private and public sector. Nordic Edge Expo is the ideal arena for showcasing your smart city solutions and attracting new partners and clients.






September 24, 2020 - Detroit, USA

Automotive Summit

The automotive industry is in flux. Disrupted by technology and new market entrants, it stands at the cusp of entering a connected, shared, autonomous and electric future. For many of its major stakeholders this shift represents an existential threat. Reuters Events Automotive Summit brings together CEOs, Innovators and Disruptors from across the world, as they take to the stage to set the Automotive Industry agenda for years to come. This 2-day strategic summit and exhibition will help leaders from across the ecosystem to navigate the emerging tech roadmap, identify the optimal moment to pivot business models and select the best strategic partners to keep auto at the center of the mobility revolution.






October 6, 2020 - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Smart Cities Asia 2020 (SCA20)

Smart Cities Asia 2020 (SCA20) is committed to be the place to collectivize smart cites agenda, establish partnership, to optimize the potentialities of cities and cultivate a better knowledge sharing culture amongst the key players. This 2020 edition will explore and highlight the pioneering urban solutions that are defining and transforming cities around the world. Experts and professionals are gathered in this 2-days conference sharing on their insights, experience and real-life applications. Strategic issues will be discussed on Day 1 and Day 2 will zoom into 4 different industry verticals which are Governance & Planning, Smart Mobility & Connectivity, Urban Intelligence and Smart & Sustainable Development.






October 13, 2020 - Berlin, GERMANY

SMART CITY SOLUTIONS PART OF INTERGEO

Cities are booming. The challenges are great. We need intelligent use of energy, secure data for citizens and administration, more voice and transparency in decisions. When designing the city of tomorrow to be liveable and sustainable, decision-makers, concepts and solutions are in demand. And geodata: Because without precise data on time and space there is no Smart City. SMART CITY SOLUTIONS provides inspiration for the city of tomorrow. Best practice, networking and innovations. Co-located with INTERGEO, the world's leading trade fair for geodata.






October 20, 2020 - New Delhi, INDIA

6th Smart Cities India 2020 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 organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) & Exhibitions India Group and is scheduled to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from 20-22 October 2020. The expo will feature key verticals that make up the smart city framework of Smart Cities including Buildings, Solar, Transport, Water, etc.






October 27, 2020 - Berlin, GERMANY

Smart Country Convention

The Smart Country Convention will take place at hub27, our new venue, which can be reached on foot from the CityCube and the nearest S-Bahn statio. There are many good reasons to attend Berlin's first large-scale event aimed at digitizing the public sector. The most important factor is obvious: digitization is in full swing – now it's time to make it work for your institution, government agency, or company. The Smart Country Convention is the right place to develop or test your digitization strategy. Discover pioneering ideas, new concepts and joint venture opportunities.






October 28, 2020 - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG

Arch Summit

Set in Luxembourg City, Arch Summit is the premier event for connecting tech startups with corporate decision-makers. Enabling the ambitious to take their business to the next level by allowing determined startups real time and direct introductions to Vodafone’s powerful network including Top C-level executives, partners, suppliers and customers. Arch brings together innovators and influencers in a dynamic 2-day programme of startup pitches, tailored meetings, keynote speeches, tech roundtables, and exhibitions on the latest in technology.






November 17, 2020 - National Harbor, USA

Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo

Smart Cities Connect Conference and Expo offers the most comprehensive conference, exposition and accelerator of smart city innovation in North America. We deliver premium networking and educational opportunities with a keen focus on city leaders and their priorities. Working closely with the technology community, we bring together the largest collection of intelligent systems providers. We provide meaningful content and connect a thoughtful community of decision-makers to empower smart cities at all stages of growth. We accelerate the adoption of smart technology solutions, aid in problem solving, and amplify city resources for the betterment of cities, communities, and their citizens.






November 17, 2020 - Barcelona, SPAIN

Smart City Expo World Congress

The Smart City Expo World Congress is the leading event for cities, the place where the future of cities is discussed and the most inspiring ideas for exploring our urban future are brought to stage. Since its first edition in 2011, it has succeeded in becoming a referential global meeting point for governments, cities, businesses, startups, social innovators, research centers, universities, public and non-governmental organizations, social activists, and anyone with innovative ideas, research, analyses, studies, visions and solutions. It aims to strengthen capacities, increase collaboration and share inspiration for supporting the improved development of cities.






November 19, 2020 - Helsinki, FINLAND

SLUSH

What started as a gathering of 300 local founders in 2008, has become a community of true global magnitude, all in the name of uniting the tech communities to solve the most meaningful problems of our time. The mission of Slush: to create and help the next generation of groundbreaking entrepreneurs.

The event features two days full of stage program, in addition to several side events, talks at networking sessions, roundtable discussions and facilitated workshops. Our speaker line-up includes successful founders, top-notch investors, and other startup and tech influencers.






November 24, 2020 - Munich, GERMANY

BIM WORLD MUNICH

Innovative BIM solutions, construction IT and new IoT technologies change the building and real estate industry explicitly. The BIM World is the leading event for user-related solutions around building information modeling and new technologies for the construction, real estate industry and urban planning: on November 24 and 25, more than 250 exhibitors and 200 speakers will schowcase the newest developments and chances that BIM has as a standard and a driver of new technologies to more than 8.000 expected visitors. Building Information Modeling represents the digitalization and process optimizations of the whole building industry. BIM and digital models have become the main driving force behind innovation and performance in the construction industry, urban planning and regional development. BIM World MUNICH brings together the entire BIM ecosystem and is THE meeting point for all engaged sector players. The BIM World MUNICH 2020 will take place on the 24th and 25th of November 2020 at International Congress Center Munich.






January 6, 2021 - Las Vegas, USA

CES 2021

CES is the world's gathering place for all those who innovate and thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. Owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), it attracts the world's business leaders and pioneering thinkers.






May 19, 2021 - Rotterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

URBAN FUTURE Global Conference

The URBAN FUTURE global conference is Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities. It’s the place to meet the most passionate and inspiring CityChangers from all over the world. Cities are key to a sustainable future of our planet. Massive changes are necessary to fight climate change and social inequalities. But is technology really the most relevant solution to driving change? We are convinced that it’s all about the people. Active, passionate and visionary decision makers – we call them CityChangers – are the ones who can make our cities more sustainable.






June 9, 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.






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.






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.